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Weinstein charged with rape, sex crime in New York

Harvey Weinstein is led out of the New York Police Department's First Precinct in handcuffs after being arrested and processed on charges of rape, committing a criminal sex act, sexual abuse and sexual misconduct on May 25, 2018 in New York City. The former movie producer faces charges in connection with accusations made by aspiring […]

Trump says North Korea summit could still happen

US President Donald Trump / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN One day after abruptly pulling the plug on a high-stakes summit with North Korea, US President Donald Trump said Friday the meeting with Kim Jong Un could go ahead after all — possibly even on the originally scheduled date of June 12. The summit would […]

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How can leaving JCPOA make region safer? EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to Mike Pompeo

High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini answers journalists’ questions before a ministerial meeting of EU/E3 and EU/E3 with Iran at the EU headquarters in Brussels on May 15, 2018. (Photo by AFP) The EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has stressed that there is no “alternative” to the […]

Former US President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama to produce films, documentaries for Netflix

In this AFP file photo taken on October 31, 2017, former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive at the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, Illinois. Former US President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have finalized a contract with American entertainment company Netflix for production of films and documentaries. The company made […]

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Turkey hands life sentences to 104 suspects over 2016 coup attempt

Turkey’s former air force chief of staff lieutenant general Hasan Huseyin Demirarslan (File photo) A court in western Turkey has handed down life sentences to 104 people convicted of involvement in a coup attempt two years ago. The court in the city of Izmir issued the rulings on Monday, saying the former military personnel had […]

Israel calls in envoys from Spain, Slovenia, Belgium over UN Gaza vote

A Palestinian demonstrator walks in the smoke billowing from burning tires during clashes with Israeli forces along the border with the Gaza strip east of Gaza city on May 18, 2018. (Photo by AFP) The Israeli regime has summoned the ambassadors of Spain, Slovenia and Belgium over their countries’ votes at the United Nations in […]

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44 still missing after Brazil building collapse: firefighters

Police officers look on as firefighters work to extinguish the fire in a building that collapsed after catching fire in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on May 1, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Forty-four people have been listed as still missing a day after a 24-story building used by squatters in Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo, was engulfed […]

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau grilled over reported bid to turn away refugees

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, on May 1, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) The Canadian prime minister and his ministers have been questioned in parliament over purported government efforts to get legal authority for turning back thousands of asylum seekers crossing the […]

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Xi Jinping may hold North Korea trump card

Dubbed a “world-class poker player” in diplomacy by Donald Trump, Chinese leader Xi Jinping may hold the best cards after the US leader scrapped his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. While China had publicly backed the June 12 meeting, analysts say Beijing was worried that a deal between its traditional ally […]

Indian child dies from mother’s ‘snake bite’ breast milk

An Indian woman who was bitten by a snake in her sleep and unknowingly breastfed poisoned milk to her daughter has died along with the child, police said Friday. The 35-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh state did not realise she had been bitten when she woke and breastfed her daughter. The three-year-old girl and the […]

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DR Congo priest ‘infected with Ebola’ as death toll revised down

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 13, 2017 Health workers work at an Ebola quarantine unit in Muma, after a one case of Ebola was confirmed in their village. The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on May 11, 2018 that is was preparing for a'worst case scenario' in DR Congo Ebola outbreak. / […]

Ally of ousted South African president Zuma steps down

FILE PHOTO: South Africa's President Jacob Zuma chats with Premier of North West Province Supra Mahumapelo before addressing the National Youth Day commemoration, under the theme "The Year of OR Tambo: Advancing Youth Economic Empowerment", in Ventersdorp, South Africa June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo A key ally of former South African president Jacob Zuma […]