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Italy requests EU plan against migrant wave from New! 2019-04-24 13:15:34ROME (AP) - Italy's government has written to the European Union asking it to prepare a plan of action to address the risk of a new wave of migrants

Iran minister: Trump's aim is talks, Bolton wants New! 2019-04-24 12:22:27NEW YORK (AP) - Iran's top diplomat said Wednesday President Donald Trump's aim "is to bring us to our knees to talk" - but national security advi

Donald Trump should exploit Russian 'weaknesses' but keep New! 2019-04-24 12:20:27The Trump administration's abandonment of a key Cold War-era nuclear treaty won't do much to counter Russian military provocations and information w

Kirstjen Nielsen, former DHS chief, rebuffed by White New! 2019-04-24 12:11:16Mick Mulvaney, the White House chief of staff, warned Kirstjen Nielsen during her stint as head of the Department of Homeland Security not to speak wi

Critics: New Hampshire primary commission is unnecessary New! 2019-04-24 12:09:21CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - An effort to promote New Hampshire's cherished first-in-the-nation presidential primary is facing some pushback at the Statehous

US gives exemptions to sanctions on Iran Revolutionary New! 2019-04-24 11:26:00WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Wednesday granted important exemptions to new sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guard, watering down th

Twitter appeals Russian court ruling after being found New! 2019-04-24 10:54:50Twitter is appealing a Russian court ruling that found the company in violation of the country's controversial data localization law, regional media

Man pleads guilty to shipping lizards from Philippines New! 2019-04-24 10:04:02BOSTON (AP) - A New Hampshire man who smuggled rare lizards from the Philippines to the U.S. by hiding them in socks and placing them inside electroni

EU ambassador: Trump Cuba policy worries European companies 2019-04-24 09:24:09HAVANA (AP) - The Trump administration's crackdown on business with Cuba's communist government is causing unprecedented concern among European comp

The Latest: Russian official calls for Libya cease-fire 2019-04-24 09:12:53BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - The Latest on developments in Libya, where armed groups are battling for control of the capital, Tripoli (all times local): 3 p

Russia offers quick citizenship in Ukraine's separatist area 2019-04-24 08:45:04MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree to expedite applications for Russian citizenship by Ukrainians living in s

With limos and private train, Kim Jong Un 2019-04-24 07:48:45TOKYO (AP) - It's a short hop from Pyongyang to Vladivostok by plane. There's even a semi-regular flight. But for his first summit meeting with Russ

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'Kai the Hitchhiker' of viral video fame convicted New! 2019-04-24 19:54:56A Canadian man who gained internet fame in California as a hatchet-wielding hitchhiker has been convicted of first-degree murder in the beating death

Hundreds of detained migrants relocated from Tripoli as New! 2019-04-24 19:45:50The United Nations refugee agency relocated 325 African refugees on Wednesday from Qasr Ben Gashir detention centre in southern Tripoli because of det

Has the NRA become too political? Insiders say New! 2019-04-24 19:40:08NRA insiders and longtime observers describe an organization at war with itself over a central question: Has it strayed too far from its original miss

Tesla reports $700M 1st-quarter losses with more trouble New! 2019-04-24 17:47:57Tesla Inc. reported a $700 million loss on Wednesday for the first quarter and said it would also lose money in the second as it struggled to deliver

Frontline Ebola workers threaten to strike in Congo New! 2019-04-24 17:33:53Health workers in one of the epicentres of eastern Congo's Ebola outbreak threaten to go on strike as early as next week if authorities don't do mor

Facebook anticipates an FTC privacy fine of up New! 2019-04-24 16:44:47With earnings weighed down by hefty legal bills, the social media giant reported first quarter net income of 85 cents US. The results missed Wall Stre

Iranian minister makes public prisoner swap offer to New! 2019-04-24 16:38:57Iran's top diplomat made public Wednesday an offer to the U.S. government for a prisoner swap that he said he made six months ago.

Measles cases in U.S. hit highest mark in New! 2019-04-24 15:13:04Newly confirmed cases of the measles has brought the total number of infections in the U.S. to the highest level since the disease was declared elimin

'If you plagiarize, I will come for you:' New! 2019-04-24 15:09:18Best-selling novelist Nora Roberts is suing a Brazilian writer for copyright infringement, alleging that Cristiane Serruya has committed 'multi-plagi

Here's how rising air pollution is likely affecting New! 2019-04-24 14:38:37A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Air pollution, already one of the world's biggest killers,

Italy requests EU plan for new migrant wave New! 2019-04-24 14:22:13Italy's government has written to the European Union asking it to prepare a plan of action to face a possible new wave of migrants escaping from the

UN and other rights groups condemn Saudi execution New! 2019-04-24 14:05:27The UN's human rights chief is calling Saudi Arabia's mass execution of 37 men, including three who were sentenced as minors, "abhorrent." Michell

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Egypt amends constitution to further the power of 2019-04-23 19:20:00In a widely expected outcome, Egyptians have voted to amend their constitution to bolster President Abdel Fattah Sisi’s power and pave the way f

Saudi Arabia beheads 37 people, mostly minority Shiites, 2019-04-23 14:45:00Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded 37 Saudi citizens, most of them minority Shiites, in a mass execution across the country over what it said was terror

Islamic State claims it was behind Sri Lanka 2019-04-23 10:20:00Islamic State claimed responsibility Tuesday for the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka, one of the deadliest attacks the extremist group has ever supported

New IRA admits responsibility and apologizes for killing 2019-04-23 09:45:00A paramilitary group calling itself the New Irish Republican Army admitted responsibility for the slaying of Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee in

50 believed dead in mudslide at Myanmar jade 2019-04-23 09:30:00More than 50 people are believed to have died in a mudslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar, a lawmaker representing the area said Tuesday.

Trump to pay first state visit to Britain 2019-04-23 07:45:00President Trump will pay a state visit to Britain in June as a guest of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday. Trump and his wife, Melani

Myanmar’s top court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters 2019-04-23 02:00:00Myanmar’s Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the verdicts of two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists for Reuters who were jailed while reporting on

‘A lake of blood’: Sri Lanka’s Christians mourn 2019-04-23 01:15:00It was the first Easter since his mother died of cancer, and 11-year-old Chamod Shivan had planned to attend Mass at St. Sebastian’s Catholic Ch

What is National Thowheeth Jamaath? Obscure Islamist group 2019-04-22 19:00:00Even for experts on terrorist organizations, National Thowheeth Jamaath is far from a household name. “We know very, very little about them,&rdq

Trump administration ends waivers for purchases of Iranian 2019-04-22 19:00:00The Trump administration said Monday it would not extend exemptions to its ban on imports of Iranian oil, exposing five countries, including several U

To rebuild Notre Dame after its fire, French 2019-04-22 12:25:00As the embers cool and donations mount to rebuild the fire-racked Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, lessons gleaned from the improbable reconstruction of

290 killed in Easter Sunday explosions in Sri 2019-04-22 02:00:00A mother and daughter, in their Sunday best, took a taxi to Easter Mass on Sunday morning at St. Anthony’s Shrine, a stately Catholic church nea

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Russia offers passports to east Ukraine, president-elect decries New! 2019-04-24 19:51:38Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed an order simplifying the procedure for obtaining a Russian passport for residents of separatist-c

U.S. slams Russia's offer of citizenship to east New! 2019-04-24 19:51:03The United States condemned on Wednesday Russian President Vladimir Putin's order simplifying the procedure for obtaining a Russian passport for resi

Exclusive: Iran's Zarif believes Trump does not want New! 2019-04-24 19:40:45Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif does not believe U.S. President Donald Trump wants war with Iran, but he told Reuters on Wednesday that

Britain must commit to carbon capture to meet New! 2019-04-24 19:16:54Britain must commit to projects to capture, store and use carbon dioxide emissions to meet its climate targets, a report from a cross-party group of l

Three members of Sudan military council resign after New! 2019-04-24 19:12:54Three members of Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council have resigned, but their resignations are yet to be accepted, the TMC said late on Wedn

Anger over Brexit sparks new grassroots drive for New! 2019-04-24 19:05:46Supporters of an independent Scotland will launch a new grassroots campaign on Thursday ahead of a possible second referendum on secession from the Un

Pompeo sees 'bumpy' North Korea talks, but hopes New! 2019-04-24 19:03:22U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that U.S. talks with North Korea would be "bumpy," but expressed hope there would be several m

Japan's incoming imperial couple offers the nation something New! 2019-04-24 19:01:42Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito and his wife, Masako, represent a lot of firsts for an imperial couple: university-educated, multilingual and with year

Nicaragua government rejects early elections after OAS meeting New! 2019-04-24 18:30:41Nicaragua will not hold early elections, the government announced on Wednesday, after holding a meeting with the Organization of American States (OAS)

Three in Sudan military council resign, yet to New! 2019-04-24 18:24:07Three members of Sudan's Transitional Military Council have resigned although their resignation is yet to be accepted, a statement by the council sai

'Why in God's name?': Irish, British leaders mourn New! 2019-04-24 18:17:36The leaders of Britain and Ireland joined hundreds of mourners on Wednesday at the funeral of journalist Lyra McKee whose killing by an Irish national

Seven shot dead in tunnel in artisanal gold-mining New! 2019-04-24 18:16:50Seven people were shot dead inside a gold-mining tunnel in a southern Peruvian region where thousands of so-called artisanal miners dig for ore high u

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South Korea mayor says he’ll pursue humanitarian aid New! 2019-04-24 13:46:30 The mayor of South Korea's capital said Wednesday he wants to pursue a policy of humanitarian aid to North Korea.

South Korea uncovers hundreds of undocumented workers New! 2019-04-24 12:13:55 South Korea immigration authorities say they have found 635 people in breach of law.

Mexico rounding up, deporting migrants hoping to reach New! 2019-04-24 12:02:36 Mexico has deported about 15,000 migrants from Central America who'd been part of a caravan trying to reach the United States, Mexican officials sai

Key witness in South Korea actress suicide under New! 2019-04-24 11:07:58 An exchange of messages between a key witness in the suicide case of South Korean actress Jang Ja-yeon and local prosecutors is casting a shadow on t

British intellgience denies wiretapping Trump campaign New! 2019-04-24 10:45:56 British intelligence agencies strongly denied accusations from President Donald Trump that they helped the Obama administration spy on the Trump camp

North Korea delegation receives special treatment ahead of 2019-04-24 09:46:49 As Kim Jong Un prepares to hold his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, North Korea is sending a foreign trade delegation to Beijing

New safety rules threaten to close 5 nuclear 2019-04-24 08:55:51 Japanese authorities said Wednesday five nuclear power plants could be shut down if they don't install anti-terrorism safety measures by their deadl

At least 51 dead after severe floods in 2019-04-24 08:39:21 At least 51 people have died as a result of severe flooding in South Africa as heavy rain and rushing water caused significant damage, officials said

African Union extends deadline for Sudanese military to 2019-04-24 04:56:56 The African Union gave the Sudanese military three months to hand over power of the country to civil society or be suspended from the regional organ.

U.N.: Pro-Afghan forces killed more civilians than Taliban, 2019-04-24 03:10:20 Pro-Afghan government forces were responsible for more civilian deaths in the first quarter of 2019 than the Taliban and the Islamic State.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives in 2019-04-24 01:54:03 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in the Russian city of Vladivostok on Wednesday for his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Sri Lanka: Death toll rises to 359, 45 2019-04-24 01:36:53 The death toll rose to 359 Wednesday as more people injured in Easter Sunday's suicide attacks in Sri Lanka succumbed to their injuries, police said

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UN study warns war has already reversed development New! 2019-04-24 12:26:40A UN Development Program (UNDP) study released Tuesday estimates the war in Yemen and subsequent humanitarian disaster means the country has already l

DRC Congo park ranger's selfie with gorillas goes New! 2019-04-24 11:42:07

Notre-Dame fire investigation focuses on safety violations, lack New! 2019-04-24 11:29:53As investigators search for clues as to the cause of the devastating blaze at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, details about staff response to the disas

UK, Irish leaders join mourners at slain N. 2019-04-24 08:58:29The leaders of Britain and Ireland joined hundreds of mourners on Wednesday at the funeral of journalist Lyra McKee whose killing by an Irish national

Sudan protest leaders vow 'million march' for civilian 2019-04-24 08:36:17Sudanese protest leaders mounted pressure on the country's military council on Wednesday by calling for a million-strong march for civilian rule, a d

France marks first national commemoration of Armenian genocide 2019-04-24 04:18:56France is marking its first "national day of commemoration of the Armenian genocide" on Wednesday, fulfilling a pledge by President Emmanuel Macron

Timeline: 10 African strongmen deposed since 2011 2019-04-24 02:06:17Africa has a long history of strongmen who have spent decades in power. But since the 2011 Arab Spring, no less than 10 of them have been toppled, wit

North Korea's Kim arrives in Vladivostok for Putin 2019-04-24 01:48:58North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived by train in the city of Vladivostok on Wednesday for his first trip to Russia aimed at galvanising support fro

More arrests as death toll from Sri Lanka 2019-04-24 01:17:19The toll in a series of suicide bomb blasts on Easter Sunday targeting hotels and churches in Sri Lanka has risen to 359, police said Wednesday, addin

Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leaders jailed 2019-04-24 00:23:14A court in Hong Kong handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months Wednesday to eight leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests after they were

France, New Zealand launch bid to end online 2019-04-23 22:19:12New Zealand and France will bring together global leaders at a Paris summit next month aimed at stopping social media being used to organise and promo

Brazil court reduces prison sentence for ex-president Lula 2019-04-23 21:07:23A Brazilian appeals court on Tuesday reduced leftist former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's 12-year sentence for bribery and money laundering.

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If US wants to enter Hormuz Strait, it New! 2019-04-24 13:47:05 If the US seeks to operate in the Hormuz Strait, the Persian Gulf’s major trade route, it must talk to those who defend it, FM Zarif said, refe

‘We lied, we cheated, we stole’: Pompeo offers New! 2019-04-24 13:38:00 In a rare moment of honesty, Mike Pompeo admitted to an audience that the CIA trains employees to “lie, cheat and steal.” While he seemed

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk set to be announced New! 2019-04-24 13:17:12 Liverpool's Dutch defensive colossus Virgil van Dijk will be unveiled as the 2018-19 PFA Player of the Year, according to reports in the English pre

Russia calls for ceasefire in Libya – deputy New! 2019-04-24 12:54:00Read Full Article at RT.com

Brazilian volleyball star faints midway through live court-side New! 2019-04-24 12:47:00 Brazilian two-time Olympic champion Jaqueline Carvalho shockingly passed out while being interviewed by a reporter during a men’s Superliga gam

Trudeau-Duterte fight over illegally-dumped Canadian trash highlights global New! 2019-04-24 12:46:01 The global waste crisis was brought into sharp focus again after Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte threatened “war” with Canada over

‘Ungrateful’: Fox host Tucker Carlson claims Ilhan Omar New! 2019-04-24 12:36:30 Fox News host Tucker Carlson lashed out at Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar for being “ungrateful” and accused her of “spending her life at

‘I’ll never forget the scene’: Sri Lankan cricketer New! 2019-04-24 12:15:15 Sri Lankan cricketer Dasun Shanaka, who by a twist of fate missed the Easter service at a church hit by terrorists in a mass attack, has said that th

Nicola Sturgeon announces plans for Scottish #indyref2 to New! 2019-04-24 12:04:19 Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has revealed she intends to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence by the end of May 2021, insisti

Erdogan fires back at France’s ‘bloody past’ on New! 2019-04-24 11:59:23 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused France of hypocrisy on the latter’s first national day of commemoration of the Armenian geno

‘Star Wars’ are back? US might preemptively strike New! 2019-04-24 11:46:11 The US may be plotting a preemptive strike on the nuclear arsenals of Russia and China, Russian military said, citing the revival of the 1980s &lsquo

Footballer SACKED for pathetic Panenka penalty attempt (VIDEO) New! 2019-04-24 11:43:00 Venezuelan footballer Brendix Parra has had his contact terminated by Independiente de Campo Grande after a failed Panenka penalty attempt in a Copa

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HK democracy leaders jailed over Umbrella Movement protests 2019-04-24 04:54:27

More civilians now killed by US, Afghan forces 2019-04-24 01:52:06

Japan apologizes to those forcibly sterilized, vows redress 2019-04-24 01:46:49 Japan's government apologized on Wednesday to tens of thousands of victims forcibly sterilized under a now-defunct Eugenics Protection Law and promi

Algeria's richest man held in jail in graft 2019-04-24 01:41:38Algeria's richest man Issad Rebrab has been detained in jail on the public prosecutor's orders, state media reported Tuesday, a day after his arrest

North Korea's Kim arrives in Russia before summit 2019-04-24 01:25:53North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia by train on Wednesday, a day before his much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin that c

North Korea's Kim Jong-un to meet President Vladmir 2019-04-23 10:25:00

President Trump to pay state visit to Britain 2019-04-23 09:16:34

Donald Trump to make UK state visit in 2019-04-23 09:13:04Trump and First Lady Melania will be guests of 93-year-old Queen Elizabeth II, becoming only the third US presidential couple during her reign to rece

How China is replacing America as Asia's military 2019-04-23 07:35:14In just over 2 decades, China has built a force of conventional missiles that rival or outperform those in US armory. China's shipyards have spawned

At least 45 children killed in Sri Lanka 2019-04-23 06:28:35

France: Far-right claims surface for Macron's ally 2019-04-23 06:02:42Nathalie Loiseau, who leads French president Emmanuel Macron's party in the May European Union parliament elections, faced criticism Tuesday after a

China to set rules soon to regulate commercial 2019-04-23 05:56:15China's national space agency said on Tuesday it will soon announce rules to regulate commercial rocket manufacturing, test flights and launches, sta

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Canadian envoy urges stronger relations with Ukraine after New! 2019-04-24 13:13:50Former Canadian foreign minister Lloyd Axworthy led a team of 160 Canadians who helped monitor the election that saw comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy elec

Longtime friends learn they’re actually brothers after one New! 2019-04-24 13:03:41The men's mothers also sang in the same choir for over a decade, not knowing their sons were related.

Woman killed after falling into meat grinder at New! 2019-04-24 12:44:33A woman was killed on Monday after falling into a commercial meat grinder at a food processing plant in Pennsylvania.

Beyond Meat launching in Canadian stores amid race New! 2019-04-24 12:06:27Beyond Meat hopes to win Canadians' hearts at the grocery store with a plant-based burger designed to taste like real meat.

Saudi Arabia condemned for execution of 37 men New! 2019-04-24 11:44:22Amnesty said Saudi Arabia has stepped up the rate of executions in 2019, with at least 104 people put to death since the start of the year.

Muslim woman smiles, poses in front of anti-Islam New! 2019-04-24 11:20:20A young Muslim woman said she “smiled in the face of bigotry” after posing for a photo in front of a group of anti-Muslim protesters in Wa

Boeing pulls 2019 forecast following deadly 737 MAX New! 2019-04-24 10:06:05Boeing Co. said its previously issued full-year guidance didn’t account for 737 Max impacts.

Man uses grocery bag as mask during robbery, New! 2019-04-24 09:48:46Police in Australia are searching for a man without a plan who allegedly robbed a gas station while attempting to disguise himself by wearing a blue s

San Jose Sharks score 4 goals in 4 2019-04-24 09:38:04The San Jose Sharks scored four goals in four minutes, then bounced back after allowing the game-tying goal in the final minute of regulation to beat

Sri Lankan president asks top security officials to 2019-04-24 09:36:59The dramatic internal shake-up comes after security forces shrugged off intelligence reports warning of possible attacks before Easter bombings that k

Firefighters use Jaws of Life to free Rottweiler 2019-04-23 13:53:03Fifi the Rottweiler is a very curious puppy. So curious, in fact, that she managed to somehow get her head wedged in a cinder block.

Boy Scouts of America accused of covering up 2019-04-23 13:16:40The allegations, which came to light Monday night, are in regards to an apparent widespread pattern of abuse within the Boy Scouts of America.


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