Fri, 21 Sep 2018

Kim Jong Un wants second meeting with Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean President Moon Jae In, who just concluded his third meeting with the North ...

Ferry in Tanzania capsizes, hundreds feared dead

UKORA, Tanzania - About 42 people were confirmed dead after a ferry capsized on Africa's largest lake - Lake Victoria ...

North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

EU Envisions New Joint Border Force

MADRID - An ambitious plan for a European Union Border and Coast Guard force was unveiled at a special meeting ...

NAFTA Deal Not Yet in Sight, Canada Stands Firm on Auto Tariffs

WASHINGTON - Canada and the United States showed scant sign on Thursday of closing a deal to revamp NAFTA, and ...

Analysts: Poor Economy, Unemployment Lure Tunisians to Extremism

Seven years after the Arab Spring, little has been done to address youth unemployment in Tunisia, a key factor in ...

UN Official: Buffer Zone in Syria's Idlib Province Averts War for Now

GENEVA - A Russian-Turkish agreement to create a demilitarized buffer zone between the Syrian army and rebels inside Syria's northern ...

Pakistan: Saudi Arabia to Join China-Funded Development Project

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan announced Thursday that Saudi Arabia has agreed to join and invest "heavily" in its ongoing China-funded bilateral ...

Madagascar says plague outbreak 'under control'

Madagascar's seasonal outbreak of plague, which has so far killed two people, is "under control", Health Minister Yoel Rantomalala said ...

Liberia slaps travel bans on 15 people as it probes missing cash

Liberia on Thursday imposed travel bans on 15 people, including the son of ex-president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, following a probe ...

EU, UK Fail to Resolve Border Row as Brexit Deadline Looms

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - Britain and its European Union partners failed on Thursday to secure a breakthrough in Brexit talks, largely ...

Turkey Looks to Germany for Help on Deepening Financial Distress

ISTANBUL - Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak heads to Berlin Friday to meet with his German counterpart, Olaf Scholz, as ...

What's so special about the SVCh, the sniper rifle tested by Putin

The new sniper will be adopted by Russia's marksmen and is likely to give German and American-made models a real ...

Women supporting Kavanaugh find themselves in storm's centre

It started as a series of phone calls among old high-school friends and ended up embroiling 65 women in the ...

Kallis: I would've played differently

Cape Town - Former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis admits that he would've played the game differently after having coached at ...

British FM Suggests Referring Myanmar Leaders to ICC

Britain's Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt tweeted Thursday that Myanmar officials should be held responsible for their country's Rohingya crisis before ...

Kazakhstan Man Jailed for Anti-presidential Online Comment

ASTANA, KAZAKHSTAN - Kazakhstan on Thursday sentenced a man to three years in prison for inciting hatred on social media ...

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Ensure my safety: Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify

WASHINGTON, U.S. - It has been less than a week since 51-year-old research psychologist from northern California, Christine Blasey Ford ...

Kim Jong Un wants second meeting with Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean President Moon Jae In, who just concluded his third meeting with the North ...

Ferry in Tanzania capsizes, hundreds feared dead

UKORA, Tanzania - About 42 people were confirmed dead after a ferry capsized on Africa's largest lake - Lake Victoria ...

North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

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