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13/11/2018 09:08 Comments 0 Comments
Sri Lanka Supreme Court is expected to decide on the legality of January 5 snap polls announced by President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday.
13/11/2018 09:01 Comments 0 Comments
Taiwan is set to hold a series of public votes on November 24 to decide whether same-sex unions should be written into law, raising uncertainty whether there will be full marriage equality on the island.
13/11/2018 08:53 Comments 0 Comments
The flare-up, in which three Palestinian gunmen and a civilian in Israel were killed, threatened to derail efforts by the United Nations, Egypt and Qatar to broker a long-term truce and head off another major conflict in the impoverished enclave.
13/11/2018 08:44 Comments 0 Comments
In some cases, there were only charred fragments of bone, so small that coroner's investigators used a wire basket to sift and sort them. The search for bodies was continuing.
11/11/2018 08:59 Comments 0 Comments
Trump, who has pursued "America First" policies since entering the White House and in the run-up to the congressional elections this month declared himself a "nationalist", sat still and stony-faced in the front row as Macron spoke.
11/11/2018 08:52 Comments 0 Comments
"The bottom of the recession, the floor, will be hit the first quarter of 2019, and in the second quarter we are going to see a recuperation," IMF mission chief for Argentina Roberto Cardarelli told reporters at a press briefing in Buenos Aires.
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The march is a focus of debate about whether the conservative Law and Justice Party (PiS) party of government tacitly encourages groups with roots in the fascist and anti-Semitic movements.
11/11/2018 08:40 Comments 0 Comments
Four car bombs by Islamic extremists exploded outside a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu, Friday afternoon. After the three explosions in front of the hotel, a fourth blast hit as medics attempted to rescue the injured.
10/11/2018 08:18 Comments 0 Comments
The blast occurred at a base in Hakkari province, bordering Iraq and Iran. The base is mainly used for operations targeting outlawed Kurdish rebels.
10/11/2018 07:59 Comments 0 Comments
The US has provided the Saudis and their UAE coalition partners with intelligence, aerial refueling and military advice, but U.S. forces are not directly involved in the airstrikes or other aspects of the fighting.
09/11/2018 09:26 Comments 0 Comments
Fire officials issued evacuation notices for homes on the east side of Chico, a city of about 93,000 people situated about 90 miles (145 km) north of Sacramento.
09/11/2018 09:03 Comments 0 Comments
The action was taken because of growing interest in the use of marijuana and its components to treat some medical conditions.
08/11/2018 09:48 Comments 0 Comments
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is formally apologizing on behalf of his nation for turning away a ship full of Jewish refugees trying to flee Nazi Germany in 1939.
06/11/2018 08:56 Comments 0 Comments
"Data from the black box showed that two flights before Denpasar-Jakarta also experienced the same problem," he said. "In the black box there were four flights that experienced problems with the airspeed indicator."
05/11/2018 09:16 Comments 0 Comments
No one immediately claimed responsibility for the abduction in the English-speaking region where separatists are fighting to form a breakaway state.
05/11/2018 09:10 Comments 0 Comments
Mattarella encouraged young people to keep an "active" memory for the victims of wars as a way to consolidate freedom and harmony as "irreversible" choices for Europeans.
04/11/2018 07:22 Comments 0 Comments
The crowd chanted "Down with US" and "Death to Israel" during Sunday's rally in the capital, and state TV says similar demonstrations were held in other cities and towns.
03/11/2018 09:46 Comments 0 Comments
Though China is Pakistan's closest ally, Khan's newly elected government has sought to re-think the two countries' signature project, the $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
03/11/2018 09:39 Comments 0 Comments
The Foreign Ministry said North Korea could bring back its "pyongjin" policy of simultaneously advancing its nuclear force and economic development if the United States doesn't change its stance.
03/11/2018 09:26 Comments 0 Comments
Amal’s mother was also sick, recovering from a bout of dengue fever that she had most likely contracted from mosquitoes that breed in stagnant water in their camp. Saudi airstrikes had forced Amal’s family to flee their home in the mountains three years ago.
01/11/2018 10:02 Comments 0 Comments
The walkout is unfolding a week after a New York Times story detailed allegations of sexual misconduct about creator of its Android software, Andy Rubin.
01/11/2018 09:55 Comments 0 Comments
Many Okinawans say the presence of so many US troops on the island is burdensome already and they want the existing Futenma air station closed and its replacement moved off the island entirely.
01/11/2018 09:50 Comments 0 Comments
During a speech before parliament, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that a second North Korea-US summit is "near at hand".
31/10/2018 10:03 Comments 0 Comments
According to a prison official, the attack occurred near the prison gate where a number of visitors were waiting to pass a rigorous security check before entering.
30/10/2018 05:36 Comments 0 Comments
Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday as he attended the Trident Juncture war games in his native Norway that "this is not a Cold War situation," stressing it is "purely to prevent, not to provoke."
30/10/2018 05:33 Comments 0 Comments
Italy's Civil Protection agency said the last person to have been found dead was a surfer in the Adriatic sea town of Cattolica. The agency on Tuesday declared the highest level of alert on several regions, mainly in the north, where storms were expected to continue all day.
29/10/2018 09:23 Comments 0 Comments
Before Monday's crash the airline had not reported a fatal accident since 2004, when 25 people died when the DC-9 they were on crashed amid heavy rain at Solo City in central Java.
28/10/2018 09:12 Comments 0 Comments
Italy invaded Greece on Oct. 28, 1940, from neighboring Albania, which it had occupied the previous year. The Italians expected a swift advance but were soon beaten back deep into Albania by the Greeks.
28/10/2018 09:07 Comments 0 Comments
Erdogan is opening what he claims will eventually become the world's largest air transport hub on the 95th anniversary of Turkey's establishment as a republic.
27/10/2018 08:54 Comments 0 Comments
Prodded by the public complaints of a former female engineer, Uber last year conducted an internal investigation that it had fostered an environment that allowed rampant sexual harassment.
27/10/2018 08:41 Comments 0 Comments
The Israeli army said some suspects briefly crossed the fence. Three of the dead were reported in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza, according to the Gaza Health Ministry. Witnesses said that dozens of protesters approached the fence there.
25/10/2018 10:07 Comments 0 Comments
His comments come on the same day that NATO's biggest military maneuvers since the Cold War kicked off in Norway with about 55,000 military personnel.
25/10/2018 10:00 Comments 0 Comments
China and Vietnam are leading trading partners for Cuba, and trade with Russia has increased in the last two years as the countries renewed commercial, military and political ties.
25/10/2018 09:52 Comments 0 Comments
Marzuki Darusman, chair of the U.N. fact-finding mission on Myanmar, said thousands of Rohingya are still fleeing to Bangladesh.
24/10/2018 09:47 Comments 0 Comments
The storm’s forward movement sped up to 17 mph (28 kph) and it was beginning to lose power as it swirled over high ground. The hurricane center said Willa was expected to rapidly weaken during the night.
23/10/2018 10:14 Comments 0 Comments
The 74-year-old Trong is the first Vietnamese leader to hold the two positions since founding President Ho Chi Minh in the 1960s.
23/10/2018 10:09 Comments 0 Comments
The carrier has been in service since 2001 but Paris is looking to build a vessel that would take into consideration expected technological advances post-2030 and be capable of carrying a planned new Franco-German fighter jet.
23/10/2018 10:04 Comments 0 Comments
But, the critics have called the bridge a "white elephant" and a "blood and sweat project", noting 10 workers have died and more than 600 were injured during its construction, the Post reported.
22/10/2018 10:18 Comments 0 Comments
"Regarding weapons exports, these cannot take place at this time," said Merkel in Berlin after meeting with top officials from her party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).
21/10/2018 09:47 Comments 0 Comments
The Puyuma express train was carrying more than 366 passengers from a suburb of Taipei toward Taitung, a city on Taiwan's southeast coast, when it went off the tracks at 4.50 pm, the Taiwan central government said in a statement.
20/10/2018 09:43 Comments 0 Comments
ESA says the $1.5 billion mission is one of the most challenging in its history. Mercury's extreme temperatures, the intense gravity pull of the sun and blistering solar radiation make for hellish conditions.
19/10/2018 08:31 Comments 0 Comments
The Israeli government is ``quite expert at constructing this facade of legality which has been very successful at allowing us not to have to deal with any international consequences,'' El-Ad said.
19/10/2018 08:23 Comments 0 Comments
State news agency Tass Wednesday cited an unnamed ``diplomatic-military source'' as saying the hostages were seized in a raid on a refugee camp and were demanding Syria free IS members.
19/10/2018 08:17 Comments 0 Comments
Most Algerian women do not wear the niqab, a custom imported from more traditionally conservative Arab countries such as Saudi Arabia, but the decision is likely to be criticized by Algeria's Salafists minority.
18/10/2018 09:05 Comments 0 Comments
If it materialises, such a visit would be the first by a pope to North Korea.
18/10/2018 08:55 Comments 0 Comments
The attack on the NATO convoy came at the end of a particularly violent day across Afghanistan as tensions are rising ahead of the country's parliamentary elections on Saturday.
18/10/2018 08:49 Comments 0 Comments
Nearly 430 hectares (1.7 square miles) of land and nearly 3,500 homes succumbed to liquefaction when the September 28 earthquake turned the soft soil to mud, Indonesia's disaster agency said.
17/10/2018 09:06 Comments 0 Comments
The rocket attack on Beersheba was the first in months and the first that hit an Israeli home since the 2014 summer war between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers.
17/10/2018 08:58 Comments 0 Comments
Canadians also can order marijuana products through websites run by provinces or private retailers and have it delivered to their homes by mail.
16/10/2018 09:51 Comments 0 Comments
The US military has carried out more than two dozen airstrikes, including drone strikes, this year against the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab, the deadliest Islamic extremist group in sub-Saharan Africa.
16/10/2018 09:44 Comments 0 Comments
Ebola spreads through contact with the bodily fluids of its victims. The health ministry said 73 patients had received new experimental treatments. Of them, just over half recovered, 20 were still in hospital and the rest died.
15/10/2018 09:11 Comments 0 Comments
Trump has encouraged US allies to maintain sanctions on North Korea until it denuclearizes to maintain a campaign of pressure against Kim's government.
15/10/2018 08:26 Comments 0 Comments
The death toll from Michael's destructive march from Florida to Virginia stood at 17, with just one confirmed death so far in the town of about 1,000 people that took a direct hit from the hurricane.
15/10/2018 08:20 Comments 0 Comments
Anwar, 71, was designated as successor to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad after the two men set aside a bitter feud and united to capture a stunning victory in May's general election.
14/10/2018 08:51 Comments 0 Comments
Portugal's weather service had issued red warnings for high winds or dangerous coastal conditions for 13 of its 18 mainland districts, including Lisbon.
14/10/2018 08:45 Comments 0 Comments
The Anadolu news agency said the migrants were traveling in a truck in the western province of Izmir that rolled over off a bridge. Video footage showed a destroyed truck, tipped upside down in a waterway with personal items scattered all around.
14/10/2018 08:36 Comments 0 Comments
The new claim published by the Sabah newspaper, through which Turkish security officials have leaked much information about the case, puts more pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain what happened to Khashoggi.
14/10/2018 08:30 Comments 0 Comments
The Mexican Foreign Ministry said Foreign Minister Luis Videgary told Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi over telephone Saturday that the trade deal doesn't represent an obstacle to Mexico's relationship with China.
13/10/2018 09:33 Comments 0 Comments
Khalil Asir, a police spokesman in the northeast province of Takhar, said explosives were placed in a motorcycle near the rally, which was to have been addressed by the candidate, Nazifa Yousufi Bek.
13/10/2018 09:28 Comments 0 Comments
A flash flood with mud and debris from landslides struck Mandailing Natal district in North Sumatra province and smashed an Islamic school in Muara Saladi village, where 29 children were swept away on Friday afternoon, said local police chief Irsan Sinuhaji.
13/10/2018 09:23 Comments 0 Comments
A police team was also heading toward the base camp on foot but would likely reach there on Sunday.
13/10/2018 09:17 Comments 0 Comments
Trump's ties to Saudi Arabia run long and deep, however, now those ties are under scrutiny as the president faces calls for a tougher response to the kingdom's govt. following the disappearance, and possible killing, of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
12/10/2018 08:49 Comments 0 Comments
On Tuesday, a suicide bomber struck the home of an election candidate in the city of Lashkar Gah, in Helmand province, killing the candidate and seven others.
12/10/2018 08:42 Comments 0 Comments
Tropical Storm Michael has sped off toward the Atlantic Ocean, but there will be nothing quick about Florida's recovery from the hurricane.
12/10/2018 08:30 Comments 0 Comments
The plan calls for the state to eventually provide drugs to 13,000 inmates, at a cost of as much as $252 million, to reduce craving and euphoria while weaning them off opioids.
11/10/2018 09:11 Comments 0 Comments
One of the defendants said the group consists mostly of Christian Pakistanis and some Ahmadi Muslims, and that members of the two religious groups risk persecution in Pakistan.
11/10/2018 09:07 Comments 0 Comments
Islamic militants expanded their reach in Libya after the 2011 uprising that plunged the country into chaos and toppled and killed longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
11/10/2018 09:02 Comments 0 Comments
Leaders of Southeast Asian nations were also gathering in Bali for finance-related meetings, as finance ministers of the Group of 20 industrial nations and officials from the Group of 24 developing economies.
11/10/2018 08:58 Comments 0 Comments
Kim joined IMF chief Christine Lagarde and others who warned of the risks to world growth and economic development from threats to world trade after the US-China trade war.
11/10/2018 08:52 Comments 0 Comments
According to the US Geological Survey, the quake was centered about 117 kilometers (73 miles) east of Kimbe, West New Britain, on the Pacific island nation and was about 40 kilometers (25 miles) deep.
10/10/2018 09:01 Comments 0 Comments
China and Taiwan separated amid civil war in 1949 and China considers the island part of its territory to be taken control of by force if necessary.
10/10/2018 08:53 Comments 0 Comments
The hurricane was expected to become one of the region's worst hurricanes in memory with 125 mph winds and a life-threatening storm surge of up to 13 feet.
09/10/2018 08:38 Comments 0 Comments
Oxfam said inequality had reached crisis levels, with the richest 1 percent of the global population nabbing four-fifths of wealth created between mid-2016 and mid-2017, while the poorest half saw no increase in wealth.
09/10/2018 08:05 Comments 0 Comments
Other scientists around the world wondered how this type of earthquake _ on a strike-slip fault, which typically does not produce dangerous tsunamis _ could generate waves that surged as high as 6 meters (20 feet).
08/10/2018 08:03 Comments 0 Comments
Washington is pushing allies to cut imports of Iranian oil to zero and will impose a new round of sanctions on Iranian oil sales in November.
07/10/2018 07:13 Comments 0 Comments
The quake was felt lightly in the capital, Port-au-Prince, as well as in the neighboring Dominican Republic.
07/10/2018 07:07 Comments 0 Comments
Pompeo departed from Tokyo on Saturday, where he spent the first leg of a tour that will include stops in Pyongyang, South Korea and China.
06/10/2018 06:50 Comments 0 Comments
The fund would invest another $45 billion in Softbank Vision fund, the world’s largest private equity fund, backed by Japan’s Softbank Group and the PIF, which invests in technology sectors such as artificial intelligence and robotics.
06/10/2018 06:42 Comments 0 Comments
Ahead of the missile deal, the US had urged India not to purchase S-400 from Russia. It reiterated this Friday.
06/10/2018 06:30 Comments 0 Comments
Meng, who is also a vice-minister at China's Ministry of Public Security, is under investigation in China, the Post reported amid mystery surrounding his disappearance after his wife reported to the French police that he had gone missing.
05/10/2018 09:48 Comments 0 Comments
Humanitarian organizations working in the camp had reported that smugglers and people bearing weapons had been in the facility, Amnesty said.
05/10/2018 09:39 Comments 0 Comments
Meng's duties in China would have put him in close proximity to former leaders, some of whom had fallen afoul of President Xi Jinping's sweeping crackdown on corruption.
04/10/2018 09:39 Comments 0 Comments
Khalilzad, a former ambassador to Afghanistan, has previously called on the US to declare Pakistan a terrorist state unless it stops harboring insurgents.
04/10/2018 09:34 Comments 0 Comments
It said the parts were destroyed to raise public awareness about the illegal wildlife trade, to try to deter such activities and to promote international cooperation in suppressing the crime.
03/10/2018 09:36 Comments 0 Comments
The magnitude 7.5 earthquake and the tsunami it generated devastated the city of Palu and nearby communities in Central Sulawesi province.
03/10/2018 06:27 Comments 0 Comments
The Chinese warship approached the USS Decatur in an "unsafe and unprofessional maneuver" on Sunday near Gaven Reefs in the South China Sea, said U.S. Pacific Fleet Spokesman Lt. Cmdr. Tim Gorman.
02/10/2018 09:26 Comments 0 Comments
Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said three people were put in custody after the discovery of illegal arms, and that a prayer room was being shut.
02/10/2018 08:58 Comments 0 Comments
The attack took place in Nangarhar province's Kama district where supporters of Abdul Naser Mohmand had gathered to back his campaign for parliamentary elections scheduled for October 20.
01/10/2018 09:34 Comments 0 Comments
Typhoon Trami: Tides of up to 3.9 meters, with the potential to overflow coastal barriers, may occur in the Tokai region, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
01/10/2018 09:27 Comments 0 Comments
The National Weather Service announced flash flood watches through Wednesday for areas including southern Nevada, southeastern California, southwestern and central Utah and the western two-thirds of Arizona.
30/09/2018 09:41 Comments 0 Comments
Tensions remain high in the independence-minded region a year after the October 1 vote deemed illegal by Madrid but celebrated by separatist Catalans.
30/09/2018 09:32 Comments 0 Comments
Indonesian president Joko Widodo said the military was being called in to the region to help search-and-rescue teams get to victims and find bodies.
29/09/2018 08:05 Comments 0 Comments
Pompeo is planning to visit Pyongyang next month to prepare for a second Kim-Trump summit. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has also said this week that he wants to meet with Kim.
29/09/2018 07:36 Comments 0 Comments
The disaster agency spokesperson claimed the government was set to declare a state of emergency even as Indonesian president Joko Widodo said the military was being called in to help search-and-rescue teams.
29/09/2018 07:13 Comments 0 Comments
Earlier, the agency reported that the Naseeb crossing had reopened and that the flow of trucks and transit across the border had begun.
28/09/2018 09:41 Comments 0 Comments
The suspects allegedly wanted to use bomb vests and assault rifles to do harm at the event, and planned to detonate a car bomb at another location, prosecutors said.
28/09/2018 09:31 Comments 0 Comments
Indonesian TV showed a smartphone video of a powerful wave hitting the provincial capital, Palu, with people screaming and running in fear.
27/09/2018 09:44 Comments 0 Comments
A draft resolution submitted Thursday to the EU Parliament's civil liberties and justice committee urged Facebook to accept "a full and independent audit of its platform investigating data protection and security of personal data."
27/09/2018 09:38 Comments 0 Comments
At the height of the crisis over Catalonia's secession drive last year, thousands of companies moved their legal headquarters out of the region, the Madrid stock market and government bonds took a hit and the Spanish state came under strong pressure.
25/09/2018 08:10 Comments 0 Comments
About 6,000 to 8,000 people in Georgetown County, South Carolina, were alerted to be prepared to evacuate potential flood zones ahead of a 'record event' of up to 10 feet (3 meters) of flooding, which is expected to begin on Tuesday.
25/09/2018 08:01 Comments 0 Comments
Searches continue for five others after a five-foot wall of floodwater crashed through the streets of a town in western Mexico, state officials said Monday night.
25/09/2018 07:55 Comments 0 Comments
The video shows file footage of previous ballistic missile attacks launched by the Revolutionary Guard, then a graphic of a sniper rifle scope homing in on Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. The video also threatened Israel.
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The fighting has knocked out most power stations in the city and crippled Tripoli’s main airport.
24/09/2018 09:10 Comments 0 Comments
Hong Kong's security bureau had previously said in a letter to the National Party's leader, Andy Chan, that the party should be dissolved ``in the interests of national security, public order or the protection of the rights and freedoms of others.''
24/09/2018 09:04 Comments 0 Comments
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov told Russian news agencies that supplying S-300 to Syria is Russia's "own right'' and expressed confidence that this would not hurt ties with Israel.
24/09/2018 08:58 Comments 0 Comments
The win was unexpected, and Solih’s supporters flooded the streets, hugging one another, waving the Maldivian flag, cheering and honking horns in celebration.
23/09/2018 09:42 Comments 0 Comments
The stop by the People's Liberation Army Navy's ship is the latest in an 11-nation ``Mission Harmony'' tour.
23/09/2018 09:38 Comments 0 Comments
The center-left Social Democrats want Hans-Georg Maassen removed for appearing to downplay recent violence against migrants, but conservative Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has stood by him.
23/09/2018 09:33 Comments 0 Comments
Each year, the Sept. 23 anniversary of the destruction of the Vilnius Ghetto is commemorated with readings of the names of Jews who were executed by Nazis as well as by complicit Lithuanian partisans in the nearby Ponary forest.
23/09/2018 09:29 Comments 0 Comments
Despite the turmoil, voters flocked to the polls, standing in long lines in rain and high temperatures to cast ballots.
23/09/2018 09:21 Comments 0 Comments
President Gjorge Ivanov reiterated his position that the deal with Greece is 'harmful and defeating' for Macedonia, according to a statement released by his office Sunday.
22/09/2018 09:58 Comments 0 Comments
No group immediately claimed responsibility of the attack which saw gunfire spray into a crowd of marching Guardsmen, bystanders and government officials watching from a nearby riser.
21/09/2018 09:38 Comments 0 Comments
The ferry was traveling between Ukara and Bugolora and capsized near the area of Mwanza.
21/09/2018 09:34 Comments 0 Comments
Quang did not appear in public for more than a month last year, raising speculation about his health.
20/09/2018 10:12 Comments 0 Comments
The United States appeared eager to seize on commitments by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at his talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in even as critics said the steps did little to put Pyongyang on a course for irreversible denuclearisation.
19/09/2018 09:49 Comments 0 Comments
The quota increase comes at a time that overall immigration to New Zealand is forecast by the government to decline, from current near-record levels of about 70,000 to just over 50,000 by 2020.
19/09/2018 09:43 Comments 0 Comments
The leaders of North and South Korea announced the joint statement to a group of North and South Korean reporters after a closed-door meeting Wednesday morning.
18/09/2018 09:29 Comments 0 Comments
Officials caution people not to drive down barricaded roads and to be cautious of any standing water. What seems like a small puddle can escalate into a raging current within seconds.
18/09/2018 09:16 Comments 0 Comments
For several years, Israel and Russia have maintained a special hotline to prevent their air forces from clashing in the skies over Syria. Israeli military officials have previously praised its effectiveness.
18/09/2018 09:12 Comments 0 Comments
The meeting between the two leaders came about four months after they last met on May 26 inside the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas.
17/09/2018 08:51 Comments 0 Comments
The storm continued to crawl westward, dumping more than 75 centimetres of rain since Friday, and fears of historic flooding grew. Tens of thousands were evacuated from communities along the state's steadily rising rivers.
17/09/2018 08:43 Comments 0 Comments
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who takes office on December 1, introduced Daniel Asaf to reporters at Mexico City's international airport before departing for Tepic, capital of the western state of Nayarit.
16/09/2018 09:23 Comments 0 Comments
Israel rarely acknowledges attacks inside Syria, but has said it would use military action to prevent weapons transfers to its enemies.
16/09/2018 09:05 Comments 0 Comments
More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China’s Guangdong province by Sunday evening to flee the massive typhoon and nearly 50,000 fishing boats were called back to port, state media reported.
16/09/2018 08:57 Comments 0 Comments
Typhoon Mangkhut sliced across the northern tip of Luzon Island on Saturday.
15/09/2018 09:52 Comments 0 Comments
Typhoon Mangkhut entered the Philippines as a super typhoon in the early hours, and sent winds and rains across the entire main island of Luzon, home to about half the country's 105 million people.
15/09/2018 09:43 Comments 0 Comments
As of Friday, the blaze south of Spanish Fork grew to more than 106 square miles (274 sq. kilometers). Authorities ordered evacuations in three communities. Spanish Fork is about 50 miles (81 kilometers) south of Salt Lake City.
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More than 360 people had been rescued by midafternoon Friday, but another 140 were still waiting for help, city spokeswoman Colleen Roberts told The Associated Press.
13/09/2018 09:35 Comments 0 Comments
Japan's foreign minister said in a World Economic Forum meeting in Hanoi that the country's own population is on the brink of a steep decline. Its aging population and low birth rate mean the country is shrinking by a half-million people a year.
13/09/2018 09:25 Comments 0 Comments
The war has unleashed the world's most urgent humanitarian crisis in the nation of 28 million, where 8.4 million people are believed to be on the verge of starvation and 22 million people are dependent on aid.
12/09/2018 09:24 Comments 0 Comments
Germany, the world's fourth-largest economy, is under pressure from the United States to boost military spending and shoulder more responsibility within NATO.
11/09/2018 09:03 Comments 0 Comments
This marked the countries' reconciliation on Bure Front along Ethio-Eritrea border where their soldiers faced off against each other just months earlier.
11/09/2018 08:55 Comments 0 Comments
There were no immediate reports of casualties there, nor near Guam, where a US military spokesman said forces were ready to help local authorities and FEMA on the chain of 15 islands, located between Hawaii and the Philippines.
11/09/2018 08:39 Comments 0 Comments
Japan currently kills whales under a provision that allows hunting for research purposes.
11/09/2018 08:25 Comments 0 Comments
Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, said the first bomb detonated near a school in the provincial capital Jalalabad. That blast was later followed by two others in Behsud district, also near two schools.
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A Pentagon spokesman denied that US planes dropped phosphorus bombs. "At this time, we have not received any reports of any use of white phosphorous," said Commander Sean Robertson.
09/09/2018 08:25 Comments 0 Comments
A system created by The Ocean Cleanup, an organization founded by Boyan Slat, a 24-year-old innovator will send a trash collecting device to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch- an island of trash twice the size of Texas.
09/09/2018 07:58 Comments 0 Comments
Exercise Kakadu is hosting 23 ships and submarines from across the Indo-Pacific region, enabling them to establish familiarity which helps to prevent conflict on the high seas and to coordinate disaster relief efforts.
28/08/2018 08:38 Comments 0 Comments
The document outlines security concerns about nuclear-armed North Korea, China's growing military might and territorial ambitions, and Russia's intent to rebuild its power that paint a picture of Japan surrounded by potential adversaries in East Asia.
28/08/2018 08:29 Comments 0 Comments
Several countries in Latin America, including Chile, Peru, Mexico, Argentina and Brazil, have called on Maduro to enact democratic reforms and accept international humanitarian aid to stem a growing exodus of Venezuelans across the region.
27/08/2018 08:52 Comments 0 Comments
"The crimes in Rakhine state, and the manner in which they were perpetrated, are similar in nature, gravity and scope to those that have allowed genocidal intent to be established in other contexts," the report said, alluding to a region of Myanmar that is home for many Rohingya.
25/08/2018 09:29 Comments 0 Comments
Analysts say the wrangling over a meeting to talk peace offers a window into the enormity of the task of actually reaching a peace pact in a region of competing influences.
25/08/2018 09:24 Comments 0 Comments
The conflict in impoverished Yemen began with the 2014 takeover of the capital of Sanaa by Houthi Shiite rebels, which toppled the internationally recognized government.
24/08/2018 07:33 Comments 0 Comments
Japan's weather agency downgraded a separate storm from typhoon strength on Friday after it crossed a swath of the western part of the country overnight.
24/08/2018 07:26 Comments 0 Comments
No tsunami warning was issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, and Chile's fire service said on Twitter that the quake did not have the potential to generate one off the Chilean coast.
24/08/2018 07:08 Comments 0 Comments
Morrison defeated the key challenger Peter Dutton, a former Cabinet minister, by a vote 45-40.
23/08/2018 09:41 Comments 0 Comments
Another typhoon called Cimarron is expected to cross western Japan today night. Japan's weather agency has warned of gusts, high waves and heavy rain.
22/08/2018 09:31 Comments 0 Comments
Taiwan's last diplomatic ally in Africa, the Kingdom of eSwatini, said on Wednesday it had no intention of switching ties to China after a Chinese diplomat said he expected it to ditch Taipei soon amid a bitter diplomatic dispute.
21/08/2018 08:28 Comments 0 Comments
President Ashraf Ghani heard the thud and interrupted his message to say: "If they are thinking the rocket attack will keep Afghans down, they are wrong.''
21/08/2018 08:21 Comments 0 Comments
The Nobel peace prize laureate, once seen as the face of Myanmar's struggle for democracy, has been criticised for her failure to speak out against the military crackdown, which the United Nations has called "ethnic cleansing".
21/08/2018 08:05 Comments 0 Comments
The ambush came despite Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's announcement of a conditional cease-fire with the Taliban during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha this week.
20/08/2018 05:36 Comments 0 Comments
This comes despite President Ashraf Ghani’s call for a cease-fire with the Taliban during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.
20/08/2018 05:33 Comments 0 Comments
U.S. Embassy spokesman David Gainer thanked police for their “rapid response” and said no injuries had been reported.
18/08/2018 09:42 Comments 0 Comments
In a message released in honour of the Eid al-Adha holiday, Maulvi Haibatullah Akhunzadah said the group remains committed to "Islamic goals," the sovereignty of Afghanistan and ending the war.
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General Kofi Annan was the first black African to assume the office of world's top diplomat, serving two terms from 1997 to 2006
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Guterres stressed that the solution to protecting Palestinian civilians is a political settlement to the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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There were a handful of localities where power failed and objects fell without serious consequences. Hospitals were only reporting some people having suffered panic attacks.
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The Met has forecast less rains in the next 24 hours till Saturday, which is expected to aid the rescue and relief operations taken up on a war footing.
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The Palestinians are seeking to press war crimes charges against Israel at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. The court’s prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation, but not made a decision on whether to move ahead with a case.
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Amid outrage from international human rights groups and UN officials, Saudi Arabia continued to defend the raid as a "legitimate military action" intended to hit Houthi leaders, a day after it authorised a coalition investigation of the strike.
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The opposition-run Syrian Civil Defence, also known as White Helmets, said the blast occurred Sunday in the village of Sarmada near the Turkish border and "killed and wounded dozens".
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The fighting took place near the Kurdish town of Oshnavieh, in an area that has seen occasional clashes between Iranian forces and Kurdish separatists, as well as Islamic State-linked militants.
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The anti-government protest in Bucharest Friday drew tens of thousands Romanians from abroad and local residents who demanded the government resign over moves to change laws that critics say would make it harder to prosecute corruption.
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Preliminary information suggests that the 29-year-old mechanic stole the Horizon Air Q400 and took-off without permission from the ground control.
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The US State Department said Wednesday that Washington made the determination this week that Moscow had used the Novichok nerve agent to poison ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, and that sanctions would follow later this month.
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The worst potential impact on Canada would be if Saudi Arabia canceled Canada's largest arms deal, a $15 billion deal with Saudi Arabia in 2014 to export its light-armored vehicles to the kingdom.
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The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Twitter that an ICRC supported hospital received dozens of dead and wounded.
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Ivan Duque, sworn in as Colombian president, who at 42 is the youngest Colombian President ever, was elected in June after a divisive election campaign. He also vowed to change the peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) rebel group.
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Aid began reaching isolated areas of the Indonesian island struggling after a powerful earthquake that killed at least 131 people, while rescuers Wednesday doubled down on efforts to find the dead, pulling another body from the rubble.
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Hotter weather attributed to climate change is drying out vegetation, creating more intense fires that spread quickly from rural areas to city subdivisions, climate and fire experts say.
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The explosion killed at least two people and injured up to 70 as a section of the thoroughfare collapsed, police said.
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The helicopters' black boxes have been recovered, appear undamaged and will be sent to Moscow as part of the investigation.
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More than 40 experts from all sides of the debate were expected to testify on Friday and Monday, August 6, but there was no timeline on when the court could make a decision.
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Moscow has sought to reassure Israel by saying it wants only Syrian forces to deploy on or near the Syrian-held Golan.
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Rains have raised the water level at the Bui River, 20 km (12 miles) from downtown Hanoi, to an "alarming level", and threaten nearby villages, the Hanoi People's Committee said in a statement published on its website on Tuesday.
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China on Tuesday launched Gaofen-11, an optical remote sensing satellite, as part of its high-resolution Earth observation project.
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Over 680 tourists from France, Thailand, the Netherlands and Malaysia were trekking on Mount Rinjani when the earthquake struck on Sunday. According to the officials, the stranded tourists are now slowly making their way off the mountain.
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The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 6.4 and its epicenter was 1.4 kilometers (0.8 miles) southwest of Lelongken, Indonesia. It had a depth of 7 kilometers (4.4 miles).
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Flames swept through the communities of Shasta and Keswick before jumping the Sacramento River and reaching Redding, a city of about 92,000 people and the largest in the region.
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Rodrigo Duterte signed the BOL into a law, creating a new Muslim autonomous region in south Philippines. The autonomy deal, which has been negotiated for more than two decades under four presidents, was ratified earlier this week by both chambers of Congress.
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The federal government was under a Thursday deadline to reunify more than 2,500 children separated from their parents under a new immigration policy designed to deter immigrants from coming here illegally.
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State media showed pictures of villagers, some with young children, stranded on the roofs of submerged houses. Others showed villagers trying to board wooden boats to safety in Attapeu province, the southernmost part of the country.
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The mass shooting in Toronto's Greektown neighbourhood stunned people in a normally safe city, already unsettled by an attack just three months ago.
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The 50 tonnes of aid arrived at Russia's Hmeimim military base in northwestern Syria from France on Saturday and came after an agreement reached between President Emmanuel Macron and Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Moscow following talks since May.
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"The death toll rose to 23 killed and 107 injured, including security forces and civilians," an official from the press office of the Ministry of Public Health told Efe on condition of anonymity.
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Prominent Iranian analyst Seed Leilaz downplayed the war of words, saying he thinks it was “the storm before the calm.”
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One woman was killed inside the supermarket, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said.
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"With Egyptian and United Nations efforts it has been agreed to return to the era of calm between (Israel) and Palestinian factions," Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said.
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Ortega won re-election in late 2016 with 72 per cent of the vote, but a poll in May by CID Gallup showed his approval ratings had fallen to 29 per cent.
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Israelis, including President Reuven Rivlin and attorney general, voiced opposition to the earlier draft of the bill. Israelis opposed to the bill, deeming it discriminatory, took to the streets to protest in large numbers on Saturday in Tel Aviv.
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The Rohingya face official and social discrimination in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar, which denies most of them citizenship and basic rights because they are looked on as immigrants from Bangladesh, even though many settled in Myanmar generations ago.
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Djibouti accused Eritrean troops of occupying the Dumeira mountain area shortly after the peacekeepers left on June 13, 2017, and lodged a formal complaint with the African Union.
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Turkey declared a state of emergency after a failed coup in 2016 and extended it seven times.
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Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an overnight 'frenzied' bombing campaign continued into Wednesday, with at least 350 missiles lobbed into Nawa and its surrounding areas.
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The deal signed in Tokyo by the EU's top officials and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is the biggest ever negotiated by the EU and creates a free trade zone covering nearly a third of the world's GDP.
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The meeting marks a tactical shift by the Trump administration, which has previously only appeared willing to participate in discussions with the Taliban if those talks also involve the Afghan government.
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Hundreds of police in riot gear were discretely lined up on side streets to monitor revelers. Typically, celebrations in France end up with some broken shop windows and other destruction, and Sunday was no exception.
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The wildfire is one of several burning across the state and among 56 large blazes that are active in the U.S., most in the American West, a region that is struggling with drought and heat.
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Trump says he believes such get-togethers are beneficial. He cites his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in June as "a good thing'' and says "having meetings with Russia, China, North Korea, I believe in it.''
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Two Palestinian teenagers were killed in an airstrike in Gaza City, while three Israelis were wounded from a rocket that landed on a residential home.
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Premier Giuseppe Conte said that Malta and France had come forward in response to his request to all 27 other members of the European Union to share the burden of welcoming the migrants.
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Revelations this past week of a document showing the military drafted plans to mobilize troops to suppress protests last year have struck a nerve among people in one of Asia's most vibrant and wealthiest democracies.
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Organizers want the 2020 Olympics to help showcase Japan's recovery from the disaster that took more than 18,000 lives and triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
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Moon said at a forum in Singapore on Friday that Trump and Kim would "face the stern judgment of the international community" if their promises on denuclearisation weren't kept.
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President Donald Trump claimed a pipeline project has made Germany “totally controlled” by and “captive to Russia” during a combative breakfast Wednesday that kicked off what was already expected to be a fraught NATO summit in Brussels.
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Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Abe on Wednesday would visit an evacuation center in Kurashiki, a city where a river broke through an embankment and swept through residential areas, killing more than 40 people.
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The "Wild Boars" soccer team and their coach got trapped on June 23 while exploring the cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai after soccer practice and a rainy season downpour flooded the tunnels.
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The post of prime minister has been scrapped and the president will now be able to select his own cabinet, regulate ministries and remove civil servants, all without parliamentary approval.
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The second phase of the operation to extricate nine members of a Thai youth football team from a flooded cave began Monday.
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Searches for the missing people are underway in the southwestern region, where several days of heavy rainfall has resulted in flooding and landslides.
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Troops captured the Naseeb border crossing a day earlier following a crushing two-week military offensive, after rebels announced they had reached an agreement with Russian mediators to end the violence in the southern province of Daraa and surrender the crossing.
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While both sides agree they must have a contingency plan to keep the border open, a backstop solution was only agreed in very general terms in December and there is no consensus on how to put it in place by Brexit day in March 2019.
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Thai authorities are racing to pump out water from a flooded cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23.
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After years of delay due to technical issues, the Rokkasho plant is in the final stages of safety approvals by the regulators ahead of its planned launch in 2021, but critics say that starting up the plant only adds to the problem.
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Saudi Arabia has acknowledged the call took place, but mentioned no production targets. The kingdom currently produces some 10 million barrels of crude daily. Its record is 10.72 million barrels a day.
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US President Donald Trump is sending his congratulations to Mexico's Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on his apparent victory in Sunday's presidential election.
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Public pressure is piling on Jordan to ease restrictions on entry of refugees where some have criticised the kingdom's stance towards Syrians many of whom have close kinship with Jordanians on the border.
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Trump told King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud that the oil market could do with more supply when the men spoke on Friday, the White House said.
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Since last month, when US President Donald Trump pulled out of the nuclear deal which lifted most sanctions in 2015, the rial currency has dropped up to 40 per cent in value, prompting protests by bazaar traders usually loyal to the Islamist rulers.
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The new measures targeting 12.6 billion US dollars in American steel, aluminium and consumer goods Will come into effect from Sunday.
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"The ceasefire has ended and our security and defence forces are allowed to continue operations," Ghani said in a press conference in Kabul on Saturday.
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Libya is one of the main departure points for migrants trying to cross to Europe by sea, usually in flimsy inflatable boats provided by smugglers that often get punctured or break down.
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The synchronised announcement comes a day after Trump’s National Security Adviser John Bolton held talks with Russian officials in Moscow to lay the groundwork for the summit.
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At least 1,036 children were held in Iraqi detention facilities on national security-related charges, mostly for their alleged association with the Islamic State group.
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Emmerson Mnangagwa has called the attack a "cowardly act of terrorism." He also pointed out he's had numerous attempts on his life in the past, saying he was used to them by now.
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If children are younger than 5, they must be reunified within 14 days of the order issued on Tuesday by US District Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego.
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Algeria has abandoned more than 13,000 people in the past 14 months, including pregnant women and children, stranding them without food or water and forcing them to walk, under temperatures of up to 48 degrees Celsius.
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Saudi women are in the driver’s seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world’s last remaining ban on women driving was lifted on Sunday.
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The prime minister in an address to the nation soon after the attack said that people had been killed and injured in a “well-orchestrated attack.”
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Turkish voters narrowly approved the constitutional changes in a referendum last year after President Tayyip Erdogan said they were needed to help tackle the security and economic problems facing the country.
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The defence ministers hailed the first conference bringing together Cypriot, Greek and Israeli companies active in the military industry, which they say will help strengthen ties.
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An Afghan official says Taliban fighters killed 16 militia loyal to the government in an early morning ambush in northern Badghis province.
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The U.S. government was wrestling with the ramifications of President Donald Trump’s move to stop separating families at the border.
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An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a US immigration facility took center stage in the growing uproar over the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.
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Dana White, spokeswoman for the Defence Department, said planning for the summer drills has stopped, but there have been no decisions made on any other military exercises with South Korea.
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There is a presumption of attempted murder and of a crime with terrorist implications or the suspect may have a mental heath problem.
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A strong earthquake shook the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, causing scattered damage including broken glass and partial building collapses.
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Following the suicide bombings, the jihadists fired rocket-propelled grenades into the crowds that had gathered at the scene of the attacks, driving the number of casualties higher.
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No one immediately claimed the attack, but it was likely carried out by the Islamic State group, which was not included in the cease-fire and has clashed with the Taliban in the past.
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Russian police said the driver in the crash has been detained. Moscow’s traffic monitoring agency said the driver claimed the crash wasn’t premeditated.
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"Large-scale international events such as the World Cup present an attractive target for terrorists," the US State department said in a travel advisory issued for American citizens.
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The United States, South Korea and Japan were making a public display of solidarity Thursday over the outcome of Trump’s summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.
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While Security Council resolutions are legally binding, General Assembly resolutions are not, although assembly spokesman Brenden Varma stressed Wednesday that they do reflect "political will'' as well as international opinion.
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There has been speculation that Iran might pull its forces back from near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights in some kind of settlement.
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It would be the first time since the foreign armies joined the war in 2015 on behalf of Yemen's exiled government that they have attempted to capture such a well-defended major city.
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Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un meeting in Singapore: This was the first-ever meeting between leaders of the two countries. The meeting marks a dramatic shift in relations between Trump and Kim Jong, who traded insults and threats of war till early this year.
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Whatever the results, it will be one of the more unusual summits in recent history as a flamboyant, often erratic US president gets a close-up look at a hereditary socialist despot who sits on a nuclear weapons program.
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Kim’s summit with Trump has captured intense global attention after a turn to diplomacy in recent months after serious fears of war last year amid North Korean nuclear and missile tests.
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Rouhani said that the US exit from the nuclear agreement with Iran warrants an "important and serious discussion between our two countries."
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President Donald Trump barrelled into the G-7 summit over a burgeoning trade dispute and insisting Russia should be brought back into the fold.
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The blasts in Baghdad’s Sadr City district also wounded 25 people, almost completely destroyed the mosque and damaged several nearby houses.
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The fiery volcanic eruption on Sunday in south-central Guatemala killed scores as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred and blanketed with ash.
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The cabinet resignation came a few days after Sisi was sworn in at the parliament for a second four-year presidential term.
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Speculation over how North Korea will handle the costs for Kim’s June 12 meeting with Trump has taken off after a Washington Post report cited two anonymous U.S. officials suggesting the Trump administration has been “seeking a discreet way” to help pay Kim’s hotel bill.
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South Korea says building trust with North Korea is crucial amid a US-led diplomatic push to persuade the North to give up its nuclear weapons.
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In order to secure votes against Rajoy from Catalonia's separatists, Sanchez had to promise to open talks with the secessionists about the future of the northeastern region.
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The talks scheduled for next month were cancelled by Trump last week, but a flurry of diplomatic activity has tried to salvage them in the hope they can bring an end to years of tension over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.
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Security in and around Kabul has been on high alert in recent days with more checkpoints and patrols as the government warned of "complex attacks" by the Taliban on the government or foreign installations in coming weeks.
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President Sergio Mattarella's veto of 81-year-old eurosceptic Paolo Savona as economy minister appeared to tip the country back towards repeat elections and triggered a dramatic speculative attack on Italian financial markets.
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In April, the UN Security Council blacklisted dozens of ships and shipping companies over oil and coal smuggling by North Korea, including five based in China.
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The ministry suspects that fruit bats are the source of the virus. It said it was banning fresh produce, including mangoes, dates and bananas - the bats' preferred fruits.
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Liege prosecutors’ spokesman Philippe Dulieu said the man approached two police officers from behind carrying a knife and stabbed them several times. “He then took their weapons. He used the weapons on the officers, who died,” Dulieu told reporters.
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Officials have the legal authority to forcibly enter farms and kill animals even in cases where a farmer might resist, but they said they hope they don't have to use those powers.
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Temer also said he was crafting measures to reduce some tolls and establish minimum freight rates, key demands by truckers whose shutdown has brought much of the country to a halt. Congress this week was also expected to debate various measures aimed at ending the shutdown.
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Rouhani will pay a working visit to China and attend the summit of the China and Russia-led security bloc the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the ministry said.
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The new death happened in Iboko, a rural area in northwestern Equateur province, said the health ministry statement released Sunday. There are also four new suspected cases in the province, said the statement.
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Russia has provided crucial military support to President Bashar Assad's forces, helping them to roll back mainstream rebels as well as the Islamic State group. Russia and Syria both refer to the armed opposition as "terrorists.''
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"What we see is the culmination of a quiet revolution that has been taking place in Ireland over the last couple of decades," Varadkar, who became Ireland's first openly gay prime minister last year, told journalists in Dublin.
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Omani forecasters warned Salalah and the surrounding area would get at least 200 millimeters (7.87 inches) of rain, over twice the city's annual downfall.
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Toronto blast: The attack in Mississauga, Canada's sixth largest city, comes a month after a driver plowed his white Ryder rental van into a lunch-hour crowd in Toronto, killing 10 people and injuring 15.
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A burgeoning encampment in far northeast Paris, on a canal used by joggers and cyclists, is the focal point of the debate pitting French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb against Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who are at odds over how to treat migrants and find a lasting solution.
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The Boeing 777 passenger jet was headed from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when it was blown out of the sky over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. All 298 passengers and crew were killed.
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Iraq's National Security media centre said in a statement that the attacker had detonated an explosive vest after being besieged by security forces at the entrance to the Saqlawiyah public garden in the Shula district of northwest Baghdad.
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North Korea carried out what it said is the demolition of its nuclear test site on Thursday, setting off a series of explosions over several hours in the presence of foreign journalists.
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The brochure is a reflection of Stockholm's concerns over a worsened security situation in the Baltic Sea region over the past few years.
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The 81-year-old has called Italy's entry into the euro zone a "historic error" and wants a "plan B" to be drawn up to allow it to leave the currency bloc if it should prove necessary.
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More than 100 demonstrators walked in a line behind a truck with loudspeakers as police looked on, according to Reuters reporters at the scene.
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Israel says its actions are necessary to defend the border and stop mass infiltrations from the territory. It accuses Hamas, with whom it has fought three wars since 2008, of seeking to use the protests as cover to carry out violence.
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Export-oriented Germany, which has been the keenest to avoid a trade conflict, described the EU leaders' proposals as a first step and forecast "intensive discussion" on Tuesday to find a deal acceptable to both Europe and US.
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The blast took place when Afghan security forces tried to dispose of a container full of explosives found in the southern city of Kandahar.
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Four crash survivors were taken to a Havana hospital, and three remained alive as of mid-afternoon, hospital director Martinez Blanco told Cuban state TV.
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North Korea, Kim announced, would never use nuclear weapons or transfer nuclear weapons or nuclear technology "unless there are nuclear threats and nuclear provocations'' against it.
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Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on goods worth up to $150 billion to combat what he says is Beijing's misappropriation of US technology through joint venture requirements and other policies.
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The North previously vowed to continue nuclear development unless the United States pulls its 28,500 troops out of South Korea and withdraws its so-called ``nuclear umbrella'' security guarantee for South Korea and Japan.
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says it's fitting since Guatemala also followed the US to be the second country to recognize Israel 70 years ago.
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Farah province has seen heavy fighting in recent months, with local officials and tribal elders requesting additional forces to support the overburdened army and police.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Parliament on Wednesday that the US decision was among several pieces of "troubling news" that had happened recently.
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In Monday's protest, Israeli forces killed 58 Palestinians, most by gunfire, and injured more than 2,700, Gaza health officials said.
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Israeli troops have killed 45 Palestinians since the demonstrations began on March 30, according to Palestinian health officials, while no Israeli casualties have been reported.
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CCTV footage showed a man and a woman riding a bike were stopped at the security checkpoint before they blew themselves up.
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Trump announced the decision to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in December, when he formally recognised the holy city as the capital of Israel, breaking away from decades of US neutrality on the sensitive issue.
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A family of six launched suicide attacks on Christians attending Sunday services at three churches in Indonesia's second-largest city of Surabaya, killing at least 13 people and wounding 40, officials said.
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Seventy prominent scholars from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Indonesia issued the fatwa, or edict, at a conference in Indonesia on ways to achieve peace and stability in Afghanistan.
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Rudy Giuliani said Friday that if a subpoena were issued to get Trump to appear, the president's legal team would oppose it unless they could ``reach agreement on the ground rules.''
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The results of Saturday's election are expected within 48 hours of the vote, according to the independent body overseeing the election.
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Hawaii officials have had a busy month pleading with travelers to keep their plans even as dramatic images of natural disasters afflicting the islands have bombarded televisions and social media feeds.
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Israel and Iran have long fought each other through proxies, and with the new exchange each seemed to be sending a warning that a direct clash between them could swiftly escalate.
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The Israelis fear that Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah are turning Syria into a new front against them. Israel says its occasional strikes in Syria aim to prevent such an outcome.
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The men, Kim Dong Chul, Kim Hak Song and Tony Kim, had been released Wednesday amid a warming of relations between the longtime adversaries.
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Official results from Malaysia's national election on Tuesday show the opposition alliance led by the country's former authoritarian ruler Mahathir Mohamad achieved a majority in parliament, ending the 60-year rule of the National Front.
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Donald Trump said the 2015 agreement, which included Germany, France and Britain, was a “horrible one-sided deal that should never ever have been made.” He added that the United States “will be instituting the highest level of economic sanction.”
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The AP has found no link between CyberCaliphate and the St. Petersburg trolls, but their aims appeared to be the same: keep tension at a boil and radical Islam in the headlines.
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The contest pits Najib, a political blue blood, against his former political mentor, Mahathir Mohamad, prime minister for 22 years until 2003 and credited with modernizing Malaysia.
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Late on Saturday, an explosion killed six gunmen belonging to Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza. Hamas on Sunday blamed Israel and threatened a response. The Israeli military declined to comment on the blast.
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Saturday's demonstration, under a large police presence, comes almost a year to the day since 40-year-old Macron won the presidential race on a centrist platform and with a pledge to shake-up rigid institutions and revitalise the economy.
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Whatever the result, a new coalition government including most of the major parties is likely to be formed after the election, analysts have said.
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No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but both the Taliban and a local Islamic State affiliate reject democratic elections and have targeted them in the past.
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Larger demonstrations are expected in the afternoon in Moscow, where protesters aim to hold an unauthorized march on one of the capital's main thoroughfares, and in St. Petersburg.
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Donald Trump himself is scheduled to have a summit meeting with Kim Jong-un, the date and venue for which "have been decided and will be announced soon".
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At midday, a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck - the biggest of hundreds of quakes this week and the largest to strike the state in 43 years.
05/05/2018 08:32 Comments 0 Comments
"Today, we commemorate Marx in order to pay tribute to the greatest thinker in the history of mankind and also to declare our firm belief in the scientific truth of Marxism,'' Xi Jinping said.
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The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the strongest tremor at 12:32 p.m. (2332 GMT) measured 6.9, a magnitude capable of causing severe damage.
04/05/2018 09:42 Comments 0 Comments
On Friday, while answering reporters' questions before boarding Marine One at the White House, Trump said "a lot of things have happened" with respect to Americans currently being held in North Korea.
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Prefect Michel Delpuech promised Friday in a news conference a "powerful and consistent'' effort, four days after May Day protests turned violent in the French capital.
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Pakistan had approached the World Bank in 2016, raising concerns over the designs of two hydroelectricity projects located in Jammu and Kashmir.
01/05/2018 09:54 Comments 0 Comments
Intelligence experts and diplomats said Netanyahu's presentation, in a prime-time television presentation, did not seem to have a "smoking gun" showing a violation by Iran but it could strengthen the hand of advisers to Donald Trump who want to scrap the nuclear agreement.
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In a statement posted on an IS-affiliated website, the Islamic State group said two of its 'martyrdom seekers' carried out the double bombing, targeting the headquarters of the “renegade” Afghan intelligence services in Kabul.
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Despite being the center of an intense cult of personality and a constant presence on North Korean television and in newspapers, Kim Jong Un got a lot more exposure than ever before when he crossed over into South Korea, where nearly 3,000 journalists had registered to cover the summit.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to sit down with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday in the central city of Wuhan at the start of two days of talks between the heads of the world's two most populous nations.
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Hassan Rouhani says the United States will face "grave'' consequences if Washington decides to withdraw from the landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.
22/04/2018 09:28 Comments 0 Comments
The death toll in Sunday suicide bombing in Afghanistan Kabul has reached 52, country's Public Health Ministry said. A suicide bomber struck a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital. According to reports, ISIS has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack.
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The National Assembly announced that Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez had been approved as the sole candidate for president. The 86-year-old Castro will remain head of the Communist Party.
20/04/2018 03:43 Comments 0 Comments
At least 50 shanties housing Rohingya refugees in southeast Delhi’s Sarita Vihar were gutted in a fire that broke out in the wee hours of April 15. About 230 people from the Rohingya community were staying in the camp.
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The United States, France and Britain blamed Syrian President Bashar Assad for the attack that reportedly killed at least 40 people, and they conducted airstrikes Friday on Syrian chemical sites.
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Israel has a standard of living that rivals Western Europe, without the natural resources. It can boast of scientific achievements and military and technological clout beyond its modest size.
19/04/2018 02:13 Comments 0 Comments
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a mixed greeting as he landed in the United Kingdom Wednesday on a four-day visit. Anti-Modi protesters raised banners which read “Modi, you have blood on your hands” and “Modi Not Welcome”.
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The announcement comes after the arrests of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia sparked protests and calls for a boycott on social media.
18/04/2018 09:11 Comments 0 Comments
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the U.S. and North Korea are holding direct talks at “extremely high levels” in preparation for a potential summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
18/04/2018 09:05 Comments 0 Comments
The Bushes, who were married on January 6, 1945, had the longest marriage of any presidential couple in American history.
17/04/2018 09:18 Comments 0 Comments
The damning report card issued by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan says people continue to disappear in Pakistan, sometimes because they criticize the country’s powerful military or because they advocate better relations with neighboring India.
17/04/2018 09:12 Comments 0 Comments
The victims were all ethnic Hazaras, a Shia minority in Afghanistan that is frequently targeted by Sunni extremists in different parts of the country.
16/04/2018 09:15 Comments 0 Comments
The meeting comes weeks after Rex Tillerson, then US secretary of state, visited Nigeria and other African countries in March only to be fired after his return to Washington.
15/04/2018 09:25 Comments 0 Comments
A government statement said Saturday that five members of a family returned to western Rakhine state from a refugee camp across the border in Bangladesh.
14/04/2018 09:09 Comments 0 Comments
"This evening I have authorised British armed forces to conduct co-ordinated and targeted strikes to degrade the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons capability and deter their use."
14/04/2018 09:03 Comments 0 Comments
In a statement issued by the Kremlin, the Russian leader says Moscow is calling an emergency meeting of the United Nations' Security Council over the strike launched by the US, Britain and France.
13/04/2018 09:27 Comments 0 Comments
The attack happened just days after a blast in Shindand killed at least six people, including four children.
12/04/2018 09:28 Comments 0 Comments
Algeria’s Defense Ministry said that those killed included 247 passengers and 10 crew members.
11/04/2018 09:42 Comments 0 Comments
The two had worked on Reuters' coverage of the crisis in Rakhine, where security forces' response to a Muslim insurgents' attack have driven nearly 700,000 Rohingya to neighboring Bangladesh.
10/04/2018 09:18 Comments 0 Comments
A senior Russian lawmaker says Moscow is willing to help arrange a visit this week for experts from the international chemical weapons watchdog to the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria.
08/04/2018 06:37 Comments 0 Comments
Several medical, monitoring and activist groups reported details of a chemical attack, but figures vary and what happened was still being determined.
08/04/2018 06:31 Comments 0 Comments
Japan signed a grant and loan agreement with Cambodia despite concerns from the international community over Cambodia PM's crackdown on government critics ahead of a July general election.
08/04/2018 06:17 Comments 0 Comments
Downtown San Francisco saw nearly 2 inches (5 centimeters) on Friday, making for the fourth-wettest April day since record-keeping began.
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The deaths brought to at least 31 the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire since last week.
07/04/2018 07:56 Comments 0 Comments
The activation of the 2,100 strong ARDB takes Japan a step closer to creating a force similar to a US Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) able to plan and execute operations at sea far from its home base.
05/04/2018 09:49 Comments 0 Comments
Sierra Leone's election commission declared main opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio as the West African nation's new president Wednesday, giving the opposition party its first presidency in 10 years.
05/04/2018 09:44 Comments 0 Comments
The comments by Yossi Cohen added an influential voice to a global debate over Iran's nuclear program ahead of a deadline set by President Donald Trump for toughening the deal.
05/04/2018 09:37 Comments 0 Comments
Hundreds of opposition supporters gathered at the four junctions across the country, blocking the traffic and calling for Prime Minister Edi Rama's resignation.
04/04/2018 09:10 Comments 0 Comments
YouTube employee Dianna Arnspiger said she was on the building's second floor when she heard gun shots, ran to a window and saw the shooter on a patio outside.
03/04/2018 09:45 Comments 0 Comments
The bill originally proposed a 10-year jail term and a fine of up to 500,000 ringgit ($128,000) for offenders, but the approved legislation sets the maximum prison sentence at six years.
03/04/2018 09:35 Comments 0 Comments
Morocco considers the mineral-rich Western Sahara its southern provinces and has invested heavily in development programs, and proposed giving the territory wide-ranging autonomy.
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