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Measles vaccine stagnation alarms global health groups New! 2019-07-15 17:58:32About 1 in 10 children, or 20 million worldwide, missed out on lifesaving vaccines for infectious diseases such as measles last year, revealing a "da

EU slaps sanctions on Turkey over gas drilling New! 2019-07-15 17:48:04BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union foreign ministers have approved initial sanctions against Turkey over its drilling for gas in waters where EU member Cy

European Union foreign ministers have approved sanctions on New! 2019-07-15 17:38:54BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union foreign ministers have approved sanctions on Turkey for its 'illegal' gas drilling off Cyprus.

Brazilian VP backs Bolsonaro's son as US ambassador New! 2019-07-15 17:02:56RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's vice president says he would support President Jair Bolsonaro if he decides to nominate his son to be ambassador to th

Government restrictions on religion increasing worldwide New! 2019-07-15 17:01:05NEW YORK (AP) - Government restrictions on religion have increased markedly in many places around the world, not only in authoritarian countries, but

Laurel Hubbard, transgender weightlifter, wins two gold medals New! 2019-07-15 16:53:13The transgender conquest of women's sports continued over the weekend as a New Zealand weightlifter took home multiple gold medals at the 2019 Pacifi

Mexico 'does not agree' with Trump asylum rule New! 2019-07-15 16:37:24Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard says his country "does not agree with any measure that limits access to asylum." That was a refer

Venezuelan government, opposition resume talks in Barbados New! 2019-07-15 15:16:38CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The Venezuelan government and the opposition are resuming talks aimed at ending the political crisis in their country, the c

France's Macron vows to help restart Serbia-Kosovo talks New! 2019-07-15 14:09:47BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron vowed Monday to help jumpstart stalled negotiations to resolve Serbia's independence dispute

Trump signs order to make American-made goods more New! 2019-07-15 14:08:59WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that will require federal agencies to purchase products using more American

Pentagon to get unprecedented 3rd acting chief this New! 2019-07-15 12:04:41WASHINGTON (AP) - After months of delay, President Donald Trump is expected Monday to ask the Senate to confirm Mark Esper as the successor to former

Trump nominates Esper to be defense chief, succeeding New! 2019-07-15 12:04:41WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Monday asked the Senate to confirm Mark Esper as the successor to former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who

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Over 300 dead found in latest mass grave New! 2019-07-15 12:44:16In an open field on the outskirts of the Syrian city of Raqqa, workers in black uniforms and red caps work under a scorching sun to dig up bodies from

European Commission nominee not ruling out another Brexit New! 2019-07-15 11:41:43The choice of EU leaders for European Commission president says she would support giving Britain more time to negotiate its exit from the bloc as part

Russia, Ukraine in talks over fate of captured New! 2019-07-15 11:11:22The Russian envoy for human rights, Svetlana Moskalkova, arrived in Ukraine on Monday on a rare visit, and held talks with her Ukrainian counterpart a

Trump assails Democratic congresswomen of colour for 2nd 2019-07-15 10:01:45U.S. President Donald Trump renews his attacks against four liberal congresswomen of colour, saying he wasn't concerned if people thought his tweets

Codebreaker Alan Turing to be face of new 2019-07-15 09:36:15Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain's new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday.

When the lights went out on Broadway, the 2019-07-15 09:03:32Broadway musicals go ahead in the biggest blizzards and hottest heat waves the city sees, so when Manhattan suffered a blackout on Saturday night, the

U.S. airlines cancel 737 Max flights through November, 2019-07-15 08:56:48American Airlines said Sunday that it will keep the Boeing 737 Max plane off its schedule until Nov. 3, which is two months longer than it had planned

Ex-president Jacob Zuma defiant in South Africa hearing 2019-07-15 08:19:08Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday he had never broken the law with the Gupta family, describing the busine

China says Canadian citizen detained for drug offences 2019-07-15 08:13:52Chinese police have detained a Canadian citizen in relation to a drug case involving students, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, an incident c

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma could be 2019-07-15 07:20:15Head of WHO calls a case of Ebola in the metropolis of Goma concerning because it is a gateway to neighbouring Rwanda.

Neo-Nazi sentenced to life plus 419 years in 2019-07-15 06:41:33The self-professed neo-Nazi who drove his car into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va., killing one of the demonstra

EU seeks to de-escalate Persian Gulf tensions 2019-07-15 04:52:51European Union nations were looking to de-escalate tensions in the Persian Gulf area on Monday and call on Iran to stick to the 2015 nuclear deal, des

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British probe into diplomatic memo leaks raising press 2019-07-13 14:35:00A British police investigation into the leak of confidential diplomatic memos is raising press freedom issues, as police warned Saturday that U.K. med

European Union supports regional conference amid Iran-U.S. tensions 2019-07-13 14:35:00The European Union supports an Iraqi proposal to hold a regional conference amid rising tensions between the United States and Iran, the group's fore

Mystery of young girl’s Vatican disappearance 36 years 2019-07-13 14:20:00The mystery of the 1983 disappearance of the 15-year-old daughter of a Vatican employee took yet another twist Saturday following excavations this wee

Terror attack on Somali hotel leaves 26 dead 2019-07-13 13:55:00Islamic extremists blew open the gate of a hotel in southern Somalia with a car bomb and took over the building for more than 14 hours, leaving 26 peo

Vietnam strains to reap the rewards of the 2019-07-12 12:30:00The requests that textile factory manager Huynh Thi Ai Diem receives are almost always the same: A foreign company is desperately trying to relocate p

Europe wants to establish a trade conduit with 2019-07-12 12:15:00As Iran presses on with its gradual dismantling of terms set by the 2015 nuclear deal, and while tensions with the U.S. increase ever higher, European

Germany’s Angela Merkel sits during national anthems, raising 2019-07-11 18:40:00German Chancellor Angela Merkel opted to sit for the playing of national anthems during a ceremony Thursday in Berlin, a day after she trembled in pub

In a snub to China, the U.S. lets 2019-07-11 14:25:00In 2006, when Taiwan’s then-President Chen Shui-bian was flying east and needed to refuel, the United States forced him to do it in out-of-the-w

Trump's strong reaction to leak of British memos 2019-07-11 12:00:00When a cache of sensitive, embarrassing U.S. diplomatic cables was leaked nine years ago, a chill ran down the spine of many ambassadors and their sta

Britain says it thwarted Iranian vessels trying to 2019-07-11 07:40:00The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz early

What’s for sale at this outdoor market? Cold, 2019-07-11 07:00:00The men stand in a maelstrom of money. There's lots of it: inch-thick wads of crisp Benjamins, 100-euro bills and Turkish liras. Brick-sized blocks o

A rebirth for Lourdes, France, driven somewhat by 2019-07-11 06:30:00Dazed by a series of light-filled spiritual apparitions in a remote southwestern French grotto, a teenager named Bernadette dressed in mid-19th centur

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U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree port ceasefire New! 2019-07-15 13:54:01Yemen's warring parties have agreed new measures to enforce a ceasefire and facilitate a troop pullback from the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, the Uni

Trial begins with high stakes for U.S.-Turkey ties, New! 2019-07-15 13:46:10In a court case that could further strain U.S. relations with Turkey and weigh on the sentencing of former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flyn

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern Afghanistan New! 2019-07-15 13:43:12At least 11 pilgrims including seven children were killed and on Monday when their vehicle set off a landmine in southern Afghanistan, local governmen

Italy seizes air-to-air missile, guns in raids on New! 2019-07-15 13:30:02Italian police have seized a large arsenal of weapons, including an air-to-air missile, in raids on neo-Nazi sympathizers, they said on Monday.

Czech Social Democrats dig in heels over minister New! 2019-07-15 13:25:02The Czech Republic's junior coalition party the Social Democrats said on Monday they were sticking with their preferred candidate for culture ministe

Von der Leyen pledges social and climate reforms New! 2019-07-15 13:18:15The European Union's nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic, environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewa

Brazil vice president says country is staying in New! 2019-07-15 12:31:12Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourao said on Monday he considers it "impossible" for Brazil to leave the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Czech Social Democrats stick to minister nominee in New! 2019-07-15 12:26:41The Czech Republic's junior coalition party the Social Democrats said on Monday they were sticking with their preferred candidate for culture ministe

Italy's Salvini angers Conte by muscling into budget New! 2019-07-15 12:18:00Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini met leading economic players on Monday to discuss the forthcoming 2020 budget, angering Prime Minister Giuseppe C

Guatemalan court halts 'safe third country' designation for New! 2019-07-15 12:17:21Guatemala's Constitutional Court has blocked President Jimmy Morales from immediately declaring the poor Central American nation a safe third country

Saudi Arabia to support indebted Lebanon, say ex-PMs New! 2019-07-15 11:56:53Saudi Arabia is preparing to support Lebanon through its economic challenges, three Lebanese ex-premiers indicated after meeting Saudi King Salman in

"All up": Queen Elizabeth's swans checked and counted New! 2019-07-15 11:55:56Royal officials clad in scarlet outfits took to the River Thames in traditional boats on Monday for the annual "Swan Upping" ceremony, an 800-year-o

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Reports: South Korea man causes commotion at DMZ New! 2019-07-15 13:12:05 An elderly South Korean man who "wanted to go to North Korea" created a disturbance at the inter-Korea border on Monday, according to local reports

Britain to honor World War II code breaker New! 2019-07-15 12:57:26 Britain will soon begin issuing new £50 notes featuring World War II code breaker Alan Turing, the Bank of England announced Monday.

China arrests Canadian citizen on drug-related charges New! 2019-07-15 12:54:28 China says local authorities have detained a Canadian citizen on drug-related charges.

'Extinction Rebellion' opens 'summer uprising' in 5 British New! 2019-07-15 12:23:43 "Extinction Rebellion" environmental activists rallied in Britain en masse again Monday as part of their "summer uprising" to demand action to fi

Populist Taiwan mayor to run against President Tsai New! 2019-07-15 11:20:43 A Taiwanese mayor who has argued for friendlier relations with Beijing has been picked to run against President Tsai Ing-wen in the 2020 election.

Guatemala court blocks immigration pact with U.S. New! 2019-07-15 10:26:11 A top Central American court has blocked a controversial immigration agreement with the United States that seeks to mandate migrants from other natio

South Korea convenience stores to boycott Japanese beer, 2019-07-15 10:12:57 South Korean associations representing grocery and convenience store chains say they are banning 100 Japanese items from their shelves.

China economic growth slows to lowest level in 2019-07-15 09:16:57 Economic growth in China has slowed to its lowest level in nearly 30 years, figures showed Monday.

9 skydivers dead after plane crashes on Swedish 2019-07-15 07:52:49 Swedish authorities are trying to determine the cause of a plane crash over the weekend that killed nine skydivers.

Britain's Jeremy Hunt in Belgium to save Iran 2019-07-15 07:17:13 British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Monday the Western nuclear agreement with Iran "isn't dead yet," and that he remains "totally committe

India delays moon mission an hour before launch 2019-07-15 05:22:13 Less than an hour before India was to launch a rover to the moon, the mission was called off due to a "technical snag," India's space agency said.

Monsoon kills dozens in Nepal, India, Bangladesh 2019-07-15 04:18:59 Landslides and flooding triggered by seasonal monsoon rains have killed at least 67 people in Nepal and 25 people in India, authorities said.

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Trump moves to deny asylum to most migrants New! 2019-07-15 12:15:39The Trump administration said Monday it will end asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border in a major escalation of th

World hunger on the rise with more than New! 2019-07-15 12:05:25More than 821 million people suffered from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the thi

Luxury land grab? Monaco’s offshore urban expansion New! 2019-07-15 12:04:35A vast construction project is under way in the principality of Monaco that will see six hectares (15 acres) of land reclaimed from the Mediterranean

Zuma slams ‘character assassination’ plots at graft hearing New! 2019-07-15 11:43:59Former South African President Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he was the victim of conspiracies, character assassination and plot

Turkey still reeling from consequences of failed coup, New! 2019-07-15 11:40:57On July 15, 2016, a coup was attempted against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the ramifications of which can be felt to this day. Authorities have ca

Did a palm tree in Dubai really catch New! 2019-07-15 11:15:24

WWII codebreaker Turing to be face of UK’s New! 2019-07-15 10:50:09Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain's new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday.

Jane Goodall on climate change: 'Something's got to 2019-07-15 09:46:13At the age of 26, Dr Jane Goodall pioneered new ways of researching animals including by living with them. Now, aged 85 and a UN Messenger of Peace, s

Paris demands answers after Franco-Iranian academic arrested in 2019-07-15 08:44:21Fariba Adelkhah, an academic with dual French and Iranian nationality from Paris’s prestigious Sciences Po university, has been arrested in Iran

India delays moon launch an hour before liftoff 2019-07-15 01:29:05India on Monday postponed the launch of a lunar probe less than an hour before blast-off because of a technical problem, delaying its bid to become on

Celebrations marred by violence after Algeria's Africa Cup 2019-07-14 23:25:14Fans took to the streets of Paris, Marseille and Lyon on Sunday to celebrate the Algerian national football team's 2-1 victory over Nigeria in the Af

DR Congo confirms first Ebola case in Goma 2019-07-14 21:51:03The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern DR Congo last

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US women’s World Cup star lashes out over New! 2019-07-15 13:56:54 US Women’s World Cup winner Ashlyn Harris has dismissed claims the team is “not welcoming to Christians” after a row resurfaced inv

UK govt unveils plan to teach school kids New! 2019-07-15 13:37:17 The British government is planning a new initiative which will aim to help schoolchildren distinguish real information from ‘fake news’ &

Italian police seize MISSILE, guns and neo-Nazi material New! 2019-07-15 13:27:00 Italian police have found an arsenal of weapons, including an air-to-air missile, 20 guns and neo-Nazi material, in a series of raids on far right gr

‘Technical incident’ puts Europe’s GPS system fully offline New! 2019-07-15 13:06:27 A major technical error has caused Europe’s satellite navigation system to be fully offline since Friday, with most satellites powering the Gal

Emirates flight to Dubai TRASHED by turbulence, passengers New! 2019-07-15 13:01:55 Passengers aboard an Emirates flight from Auckland, New Zealand, to Dubai were left injured and the aircraft littered with debris, after the Airbus A

Chinese diplomat points to DC racial segregation, gets New! 2019-07-15 12:55:00 Responding to US accusations of racism amid an ongoing Twitter war over China’s policies toward religious minorities, a Chinese diplomat took a

Parties to Iran nuclear deal signal no plans New! 2019-07-15 12:47:00Read Full Article at RT.com

Jailed Russian pilot Yaroshenko appeals to US prison New! 2019-07-15 12:39:28 The physical condition of Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, jailed in the US for 20 years after a DEA sting operation, keeps deteriorating, with t

'Study & surprise him by trading blows': Only New! 2019-07-15 12:13:04 What does it take to stop Jorge Masvidal, the feared UFC welterweight? Brazilian former UFC fighter Rodrigo Damm, to date the only man to KO the 'Ga

Israeli firm spying on Palestinians says it only New! 2019-07-15 12:11:05 An Israeli facial recognition firm secretly tracking Palestinians in the West Bank says it only works with ‘democratic countries’, ironic

Europeans talk big but ‘not ready’ to invest New! 2019-07-15 12:10:09 Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has scolded European leaders for their failure to make good on promises to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

‘Buckle up!’ Russian stunner Irina Shayk ditches heels New! 2019-07-15 11:59:21 Russian supermodel Irina Shayk cast off her high heels as stepped into the world of the Formula-E Championship in New York over the weekend. Read Fu

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Clashes erupt as Hong Kong protest targets Chinese 2019-07-14 03:21:44iolent clashes broke out after several thousand people marched in Hong Kong against traders from mainland China in what is fast becoming a summer of u

Strong 6.6 quake hits off northwest Australia: USGS 2019-07-14 03:11:36A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off northwest Australia Sunday, USGS said, but there was no tsunami alert. The shallow quake hit 203 kilometr

UK envoy said Trump ditched Iran deal to 2019-07-14 02:56:54"The administration is set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism, seemingly for ideological and personality reasons- it was Obama's deal," former UK

Donald Trump says he will not impose uranium 2019-07-14 02:54:07The decision is unusual for Trump, who has pointed to national security concerns in calling for restrictions on foreign metal and autos in trade negot

At least 50 dead in Nepal's monsoon 2019-07-14 02:01:52Floods and landslides caused by torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 50 people across Nepal while dozens more are missing, officials said on

Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies at 89 2019-07-14 01:31:09Former Bangladesh military dictator Hussain Muhammad Ershad died Sunday aged 89, after weeks in a Dhaka hospital. He passed away due to complications

Tropical Storm Barry pelts Louisiana, millions brace for 2019-07-14 00:14:13After briefly becoming the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, Barry was downgraded to a tropical storm after making landfall — but it never

When Pablo Escobar’s brother ‘threatened’ Elon Musk 2019-07-14 00:02:32

Huge power outage plunges Manhattan into darkness 2019-07-13 22:12:19A power outage gripped New York's Manhattan on Saturday, sending Broadway theaters plunging into darkness, subways grinding to a halt and flicking of

Steve Bannon: As a nationalist, Modi was a 2019-07-13 18:41:21

Theresa May speaks of Brexit frustration in final 2019-07-13 07:52:50"It had been incredibly frustrating that MPs on either side of the Leave-Remain divide had got so sort of entrenched that they just were not willing

Nepal floods death toll touches 28, 16 still 2019-07-13 05:19:37The death toll from the Nepal floods caused by the monsoon rains on Saturday reached 28 with over 16 persons still missing, officials said. Heavy mons

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Trial hears German tourist shot in Alberta had New! 2019-07-15 13:48:29A trial has begun for a 17-year-old male from the Stoney Nakoda First Nation accused of shooting a German tourist on a highway west of Calgary last ye

Trump says ICE raids ‘very successful,’ even if New! 2019-07-15 13:48:28Trump vowed to launch mass deportation roundups over the weekend, causing immigrants and their advocates to brace for mass arrests.

Astonishing X-ray shows $132M worth of cocaine smuggled New! 2019-07-15 12:16:42The construction vehicle was stuffed with 384 kilograms of cocaine, according to Australian border police.

2 dead, multiple injuries after amusement park ride New! 2019-07-15 12:01:25The ride snapped mid-swing, causing the portion carrying riders to fall and crash.

Trump accuses congresswomen of hating America in defence New! 2019-07-15 11:16:03Trump doubled down on attacks against four Democratic congresswomen while fellow Republicans have yet to react.

U.S. Air Force ‘stands ready’ to defend Area New! 2019-07-15 11:06:48More than 1 million Facebook users have now signed up to storm Area 51 to "get them aliens."

‘They can be called rioters’: Hong Kong leader New! 2019-07-15 11:05:21With more protests expected in coming days and weeks, Carrie Lam's comments risk raising tension.

Trump to end asylum protections for migrants passing 2019-07-15 09:18:33The move marks a major escalation of the president's battle to tighten up the southern border.

Charlottesville white supremacist faces 2nd life sentence for 2019-07-15 09:09:05One expert said the possible second life sentence could be seen as an "academic exercise," as "he only has one life to give."

NATO secretary general OKs Canada’s defence spending during 2019-07-15 07:58:49NATO is part of the "rules-based international order" the Liberal government frequently promotes.

Jeffrey Epstein paid potential witnesses $350,000 in sex 2019-07-12 19:45:03Jeffrey Epstein allegedly paid $100,000 to a person identified in his 2007 non-prosecution agreement, and $250,000 to another person, identified as a

Ex-Quebec premier Jean Charest to help Canada chase 2019-07-12 19:12:58Jean Charest is close to Canada's ambassador to the UN, and he'll help pursue a seat on the security council.


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