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Gabon Rebel Chief Arrested, Two Killed In Failed Coup: Presidency

A crowd of about 300 people gathered at the station in support of the attempted coup, but soldiers fired tear gas to disperse them. Most of the capital remain...


As US growth slows, Trump could become even more unpredictable

Officials on both sides have said little else about the progress of discussions so far, though a leaked photo from Monday indicated a surprise appearance of Liu...


Non-Muslim migrants have nowhere to go, should get citizenship

Mr. Bora said he would quit as Agriculture Minister on Wednesday along with Water Resources Minister Keshab Mahanta and Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affair...


Giant 'Fatberg' Measuring 210 Feet Is Clogging Up British Sewer

One of the biggest fatbergs ever found, it will take around eight weeks to remove it. Fatbergs are enormous bulks of congealed waste that form when people flu...


United States congresswoman Rashida Tlaib removes Israel from her congressional office's map

And that's the only thing that I apologize for ― that it was a distraction". Last Thursday, the freshman congresswoman from MI told the crowd at an event host...


More donation bins removed across Lower Mainland following deaths

Chu said the city doesn't allow donation bins on city property, except for the ones at the Eco-Centre recycling depot on Still Creek Avenue. A professor at th...


Rubio Says Senate Dems Support Israel Boycott Movement

The Anti-Defamation League notes that BDS is a campaign to delegitimize Israel as the Jewish state and that the movement's founding goals "including denying t...


Mother questioned over toddler on car roof

She was given a summons to appear in court at a later date after she was investigated by police. It is believed she was unaware her son was on top of the movi...


Airports seeing rise in security screeners calling off work

The New York Times and CNN report that the number of screeners calling in sick is unusually high at some big airports, including Dallas Fort-Worth and Kenned...


Britain testing 'no-deal' scenario as Brexit vote nears

Mrs May relies on DUP support to prop up her Government. However, according to May's former Foreign Minister and clean exit proponent, Boris Johnson, the PM's...


U.S. and North Korea 'negotiating a location' for second summit, Trump reveals

Dozens of security vehicles and officials blocked the roads around a train station in the Chinese border city of Dandong through which the train passed, accordi...


World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announces resignation

Kim began his second five-year term at the bank on July 1 2017 , after convincing the lender's board of directors to reappoint him. "The opportunity to joi...


Thailand halts plan to expel Saudi woman fleeing family

Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun, whose situation has gone viral via her Twitter feed, told Human Rights Watch that she arrived at the airport on January 5 from Kuwa...


Forget Concrete, Let's Build A Steel Wall Instead

The aide said no progress was made and no further meetings of the group were scheduled. Later in the afternoon, Trump told reporters, "We're looking at a na...


British special forces soldiers seriously hurt by IS missile

That announcement was met with criticism from members of both parties, and was followed by two high-profile resignations: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Brett...


A Text Message Will Soon Notify Saudi Women Of Their Own Divorce

A website also allows women to check their marital status. For example, permission to marry must be granted by a guardian otherwise it won't be recognised b...


UAE to announce $6.2 billion package for Pakistan

There were talks of an announcement of a major bailout package for Pakistan from the UAE during the visit. PM Khan expressed his gratitude for the "generous" ...


What does the king’s dramatic abdication mean for Malaysia?

In November previous year, he took a two-month leave from duty "following treatment" but reports of a marriage later that month to Miss Moscow 2015 Oksana Voev...


Pope urges EU leaders to show solidarity with migrants off Malta

But Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who leads the anti-immigrant League party and has closed ports to rescue ships, opposes this. The Netherlands and German...


Protesters attack French ministry with forklift truck

His administration had hardened its stance against the yellow vests after the protest movement appeared to have lost momentum over the Christmas holidays. Pro...


PD: Karate instructor takes on NC man trying to kidnap woman

August Williams, 47, allegedly tried to drag the woman into his auto outside the studio in Charlotte, North Carolina on Thursday evening. Police arrested 47...


US House passes bills to end shutdown, ignoring Trump veto threat

The White House on Thursday issued a veto threat against both parts of the Democratic legislation. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she's willing to give "no...


Trump meets Dems, says shutdown 'could be a long time'

Forty-seven percent of adults hold Trump responsible, according to the poll, while 33 percent blame congressional Democrats. "The Senate will not waste its ti...


Moscow demands answers after FBI arrests Russian

There has been speculation he could be used to barter for the release of a Russian citizen jailed in the U.S. after she admitted acting as a secret agent for t...


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Honors Mom With Moving Instagram Post After Swearing In

As a high-profile working-class woman of colour whose very presence in the Capitol upsets the status quo, Ocasio-Cortez is constantly scrutinised. The victory...


Taiwan president vows to defend democracy, way of life

Xi, in fact, said on Wednesday that China reserved the right to use force to achieve "reunification" with Taiwan, which is an independent and democratically-run...


Pompeo heading to Middle East to shore up US alliances

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will arrive in Amman this week on the first leg of a tour of eight Middle East capitals in an effort to shore up crucial allia...


Pay Raises Frozen For Pence, Cabinet Members Until Shutdown Is Over

They've been taking jabs at the White House, claiming Trump administration officials will receive a pay raise while some federal workers aren't being paid at al...


Shutdown: Three People Die as National Parks Left Largely Unpatrolled

The Trump administration parted with previous administrations and chose to keep federal parks open to the public during the shutdown, despite them being nearl...


USS Cole bomber Jamal al-Badawi targeted in Yemen air strike

After the president's tweet, U.S. Central Command confirmed al-Badawi's death Sunday as well. "Our work against al-Qaeda continues", tweeted Trump. "We will n...


Bolton warns Syria against use of chemical weapons

Two British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured in a missile attack by the Islamic State ( Isis ) in Syria. Turkey's presidential spokespers...


Malaysia's king abdicates amid rumours of marriage to Russian model

Sultan Muhammad V, ruler of northeast Kelantan state, took his oath of office in December 2016, becoming one of Malaysia's youngest constitutional monarchs. M...


Talks on government shutdown continue on Sunday

Christie Whitman. On Saturday President Trump tweeted about the ongoing negotiations. "I don't care that most of the workers not getting paid are Democr...


British government concerned after Russian Federation detains United Kingdom citizen on espionage charges

He was last heard from in the early evening and failed to show up for the wedding, David Whelan said. Whelan was arrested two weeks ago in Moscow after Russ...


Merkel, other German politicians targeted in mass hack attack

Phone numbers, addresses, as well as private messages of German politicians, journalist and celeberties have been stolen and uploaded online by unnamed hacker...