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Feb 28 2017

'Swedish national defence and security adviser' unknown to government officials

Likewise, the Swedish Foreign Office said, " We do not know who he is ". In his remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, Trump reiterated his ...

Feb 27 2017

Iran to Buy 950 Tons of Yellowcake From Kazakhstan

Salehi said the final shipment of concentrate, known as yellow cake, would be turned into uranium hexafluoride gas and sold back to Kazakhstan -its first worldwide sale o...

Feb 25 2017

China offers condolences over death of Russia's United Nations envoy

Churkin died Monday at a NY hospital at age 64. A law enforcement official told CNN he died of cardiac arrest. The White House issued a note of condolences on Tuesday...

Feb 23 2017

Ex-Guantanamo Detainee Reportedly Turns ISIS Bomber

The father-of-four had travelled to the Pakistani city of Quetta, he claimed , for a religious holiday. Muslim convert Jamal al-Harith, who was born in Manchester as R...

Feb 23 2017

Iraqi forces gear up to storm Mosul airport

Before the launch, Abadi said , "We announce the start of a new phase in the operation, we are coming to Nineveh to liberate the western side of Mosul". He underscored t...

Feb 23 2017

China's North Korean ban catches coal markets off guard

As long as US policy toward North Korea relies on coercive pressure, China will always be working at cross-purposes with it. Days after North Korea conducted a new miss...

Feb 22 2017

Up to 200 headstones damaged at Jewish cemetery in Missouri

Louis Jewish community for more than 125 years, according to the society's website. The vandalism occurred as the White House condemned allegations that 11 bomb thre...

Feb 22 2017

DHS memos detail aggressive immigration enforcement and speedier deportations

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly's two memos to the heads of various agencies sets into motion sweeping new guidelines that affect undocumented immigrants in th...

Feb 22 2017

Rockets fired at Israel from Egypt's Sinai, army claims

A rocket attack around two weeks ago on the Israeli costal city of Eilat was claimed by the Egyptian branch of Islamic State. "Forces are searching the area", the state...

Feb 22 2017

Greece agrees to bailout reforms compromise

Once there, discussions will commence on the exact nature of the reforms Greece will have to undertake in order to get its hands on more bailout money. Talks on how to pr...

Feb 19 2017

Auto bomb kills one, hurts several in southeastern Turkey

The suspect is between 18 and 20 years old, the governor said. Police and ambulances have been sent to the scene to tend to the wounded. "The terrorist organizations,...

Feb 18 2017

Strongest storm in years to drench Southern California

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch starting at noon Friday and lasting until 4 p.m. Saturday, as a heavy storm makes its way into Southern Cal...

Feb 17 2017

'I Am The Least Anti-Semitic Person You've Ever Seen'

No. 2: racism, the least racist person. On the campaign trail, Trump often invoked "love" as a solution to America's racial and religious divides, as he did after win...

Feb 17 2017

Syria peace talks set for February 23

De Mistura's office announced yesterday that he has sent out letters of invitation for the Geneva talks, now set to begin on February 23, with initial consultations takin...

Feb 16 2017

North Korea objects to Malaysian post mortem on ruler's brother

There have been conflicting reports about how poison - which a police officer said was "more potent than cyanide" - was administered to Mr Kim. The South Korean governm...

Feb 15 2017

Korean leader's half-brother killed in Malaysia

One of the things that Kim Jong Nam may have been anxious about is that Kim Jong Un in 2013 ordered the execution of his own uncle . Kim Jong Un's half-brother was...

Feb 15 2017

Kenya court jails doctors' union leaders over strike

Odinga said he was "horrified, disturbed and shocked" at the sentencing and said it marked "the lowest point that Jubilee's intransigence, incompetence and inability to...

Feb 14 2017

Killed In Taiwan Bus Crash

No immediate explanation of the cause of the accident was given. The one-day tour group of local elderly people set off from Taipei on Monday morning for a daytrip to W...

Feb 14 2017

Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel Peace Prize theft: Replica recovered, 3 arrested

Satyarthi, founder of Bachpan Bachao Andolan (Save Childhood Movement) which campaigns against child labour and trafficking, won the peace prize in 2014. Satyarthi thanks...

Feb 13 2017

European Union continue to be united on keeping sanctions against Russia - Mogherini

She also met on Thursday with Michael Flynn, Trump's national security advisor, a White House official said. But it may be a tall order at the White House, where Presid...