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Merkel expresses solidarity with Ireland on Brexit

Speaking alongside Irish premier Leo Varadkar after talks in Dublin, she said the European Union member states "want to stand together as 27". Speaking after di...


Democrat Tim Ryan announces presidential bid

Ryan has spent his time in Congress working to reform US trade policies, including introducing the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act in 2010 which would have p...


IDF Recovers Body of Lost Israeli Soldier Zachary Baumel Decades After Death

Two other Israeli tank crew members are still listed by the military as missing in action from the June 10-11, 1982 battle. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin sa...


NATO makes pitch for trans-Atlantic unity

NATO's primary goal is collective defense. He noted, for example, that in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation invo...


House of Commons suspended after water pours through ceiling

The chamber was suspended after MPs began looking nervously at the flood from the roof above. "The House of Commons maintenance team is now assessing the damage...


United States tourist's kidnappers demand $500 000 ransom in Uganda

A day later, soldiers have fanned out along the porous border with DR Congo, but as night fell, police said they believe the pair remain in the country. An Amer...


Judge Orders Psychiatric Test for Christchurch Shooting Suspect

Brenton Tarrant , 28, has appeared in court on Friday after he was charged with a further 49 counts of murder on Thursday. Tarrant has been remanded without a p...


Russian president, Israeli premier meet in Moscow

Hours earlier the Israeli leader met in Moscow with Putin, who described how Russian and Syrian forces had located Baumel's remains, and that it had been a ha...


Emmanuel Macron: EU will not be held hostage by Brexit crisis

Simon Coveney said Ireland had intensified its no-deal contingency planning with the EU Commission but checks at EU ports on Irish products were not a runner....


NZ PM Jacinda Ardern Pays For Groceries Of Woman Who Forgot Wallet

Ardern said the new laws "fly in the face" of New Zealand principles on inclusion, human rights and the death penalty. New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda...


Briefing: MIT halts funding ties with Huawei, ZTE amid USA investigations

The news about Huawei and ZTE came in a letter announcing a new review process at the university for worldwide collaborations. Massachusetts Institute of Tec...


United Kingdom government, opposition continue search for Brexit plan

He chose to reject the idea of having more indicative votes on Monday. The British government and senior opposition figures tried Thursday to overcome intract...


Facebook unlikely to be concerned by Australia's tough new social media law

Australia's Parliament passed legislation Thursday that could imprison social media executives if their platforms stream violent images such as the New Zealan...


NZ judge orders psych test for mosque terrorist in second court appearance

Friday's appearance will largely be procedural and Tarrant will not be required to enter a plea, a High Court judge said in court minutes this week. He will b...


United Nations chief tells Haftar's fighters to stay out of Tripoli

He returned during the revolution and he's subsequently become the most powerful military leader in a country rife with militias, allied to a rival government i...


Third Grand Canyon tourist dead in 8-day span

However, a 67-year-old man died Wednesday after falling over the edge of the Grand Canyon . A helicopter and rescue team were deployed to recover the body. Tha...


EU condemns stripping of immunity from Venezuela's Guaido

Guaido assumed the presidency of the National Assembly, which is now being held in contempt, in early January. Larry Kudlow, the director of the White House's...


Indonesia’s Komodo Island to ban tourists for conservation efforts

The move, which is expected to last at least a year, will allow conservation authorities to plant more vegetation and increase the numbers of both the dragons a...


Theresa May Asks for Brexit Deadline Extension Until June 30

In a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk , May asked for an extension until the end of June and agreed to make contingency plans to take part ...


Guaido stripped of immunity from arrest

U.S. authorities have not approached the Mexican government with a proposal that Mexico could grant asylum to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro , Mexican For...


Montana Ag Network: Trade with Mexico important for USA agriculture

Trump instead imposed a one-year deadline on Mexico to stem the flow of immigrants and drugs into the U.S. or face a 25-percent tariff on cars it exports to t...


Man accused of impersonating missing boy charged, got idea from ’20/20′

And it's clear that long before claiming to be Pitzen, Rini had a lot of contact with police. But the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Thursday afternoo...


Ethiopian report says faulty sensor data led to jet crash

His niece, 24-year-old Samya Stumo, was among the 157 victims of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash last month, less than six months after a flight on the sam...


President Trump: Biden is only a threat to himself

Biden said with a grin, sparking laughter and applause from the crowd. And Biden conceded, "I think it's going to have to change how I campaign". Biden has ...


Electronic signatures confirm F-16 hit: IAF

The Magazine further added that India has once again misled the world through baseless and false claims . "The findings directly contradict the account of ...


Trump to meet China's chief trade negotiator

Three days later, he predicted that he would sign a deal "fairly soon". President Trump called the relationship with China "at about the highest it's ever...


Julian Assange May Be Expelled From Ecuador Embassy Within Hours To Days

In 2012, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sought asylum in the Ecuadorean embassy in London in an attempt to avoid being extradited to Sweden over rape an...


Ocasio-Cortez dismisses new FEC complaint as 'bogus'

Gaetz took jabs at the Green New Deal , sponsored by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). The Bronx Democratic congresswoman made the remarks during an hour...


Eastern Libyan forces ordered to move west to fight militants

Sirte is in central Libya controlled by a force from the western city of Mistrata allied to the Tripoli administration. Rival Libyan factions have been fighti...


Venezuela judge seeks to strip Guaido's immunity

In an address on state television, Maduro said he named Igor Gavidia, a 65-year-old electrical engineer who was previously president of state power generator ...


Trial to resume on former Malaysian PM Najib's corruption case

He was described by the Attorney-General yesterday as wielding "near absolute power" in office. "Najib is not above the law and his prosecution and this trial...


UK's May to meet Labour leader to try to break Brexit stalemate

Britain PM Theresa May addresses lawmakers in parliament. "The government stands ready to abide by the decision of the House, ' she said on Tuesday evenin...


USA sets 2025 target for China to fulfil trade pledges

The president, with a salesman's flair, billed the hoped-for deal as "monumental" and "the granddaddy of them all". Speaking Tuesday at the National Republica...


Police respond to reports of gunfire in west Auckland

The Armed Offenders Squad and emergency services have left the scene. The Glen Eden Primary Facebook page posted, at about midday New Zealnd time, that the lo...


Election votes being recounted in 17 Istanbul districts

The state-run Anadolu Agency said recounts were underway Wednesday in 18 districts in Istanbul, a city of 15 million residents that is Turkey's financial and ...