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United Nations aid agency calls for nearly $3 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen

January 21, 2018 12:33 am
United Nations aid agency calls for nearly $3 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen

A malnourished Yemeni child receives treatment at a hospital in the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah on January 16, 2018. The United Nations is calling for what it refers to as a record $2.96 billion aid for war-ravaged Yemen where Saudi airstrikes, looming famine, and cholera have claimed the lives of thousands of people. […]

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Thousands of Greeks protest over Macedonia name row

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Thousands of Greeks protest over Macedonia name row

People holding flags of Greece take part in a demonstration to protest against the use of the name Macedonia following the developments on the issue with the neighboring country, in Thessaloniki, January 21, 2018. (Photo by AFP) More than 50,000 protesters massed in the streets of northern Greece’s biggest city […]

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Mexico hits record high murder rate in 2017

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Mexico hits record high murder rate in 2017

An anthropologist from the prosecutor’s office works in the identification of a skeleton from a killed person in Chilpancingo, Guerrero state on November 21, 2017. (AFP photo) The number of murders recorded in Mexico last year was the highest ever seen, authorities say, as many saw it a direct result […]

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Mexicans protest United States President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration policies

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Mexicans protest United States President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration policies

Protesters have staged a peaceful rally in the Mexican capital against United States President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, which have adversely affected Mexicans and people from many other countries. The protesters gathered outside the US Embassy in Mexico City on Saturday, marking the end of Trump’s tumultuous first year in […]

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North Korean logistical delegation arrives in Seoul

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North Korean logistical delegation arrives in Seoul

A team of North Korean logistical officials have arrived in the South after briefly canceling their trip in a move which shed doubts on Pyongyang’s participation in the upcoming Winter Olympics. According to South Korean broadcaster YTN on Sunday, the delegation arrived in Seoul then boarded a train to Pyeongchang, where […]

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Romanians protest corruption after parliament passes contentious law

January 20, 2018 12:01 am
Romanians protest corruption after parliament passes contentious law

Protesters hold Romanian flags to welcome protesters arriving from the western town of Timisoara, at the Gara de Nord, the main railway station in Bucharest, Romania, January 20, 2018. (Photo by AP) Romanians are gathering to protest against legislation passed by the parliament which critics say will make it harder […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin calls on Eurasian Economic Union to go digital to expedite growth

January 19, 2018 2:11 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin calls on Eurasian Economic Union to go digital to expedite growth

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has called on the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) to work over the development of digital economy to help expedite the Union’s growth. Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for the development of the whole digital economy of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) […]

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Spain rules out possibility of Carles Puigdemont becoming Catalonia president again

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Spain rules out possibility of Carles Puigdemont becoming Catalonia president again

Spanish Minister of Education, Culture and Sports and Government spokesperson Inigo Mendez de Vigo makes a statement on the situation in Catalonia at the Spanish Congress in Madrid, October 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Spain has ruled out the possibility of Catalonia’s former leader Carles Puigdemont becoming the Spanish region’s […]

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US government faces shutdown over spending bill

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US government faces shutdown over spending bill

This file photo shows the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Hundreds of thousands of government employees could be sent home if the US government shuts down at midnight on January 19, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Legislation to stave off an imminent US government shutdown encountered obstacles in Congress after the […]

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Zimbabwe ruling party fires 11 parliament members allied to ex-president Robert Mugabe

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Zimbabwe ruling party fires 11 parliament members allied to ex-president Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwean senators and members of parliament react after the resignation of then-president Robert Mugabe, in Harare, Zimbabwe, on November 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF Party has fired from parliament 11 allies of former leader Robert Mugabe, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa reportedly continues a purge of officials that […]

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Moscow says the United States leaking Russian diplomats’ bank data

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Moscow says the United States leaking Russian diplomats’ bank data

A view taken on November 23, 2017 shows the main building of the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow. (Photo by AFP) Russia says the United States has been leaking to the media the confidential financial data of the Russian diplomats based in America, thereby violating their privacy and diplomatic immunity. […]

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Ukraine seeks ‘new war’ by calling Russia aggressor: Kremlin

January 18, 2018 1:34 am
Ukraine seeks ‘new war’ by calling Russia aggressor: Kremlin

Ukrainian gunners fire from the artillery guns during a military drill on the shooting range not far from the small city of Divychky, some 80 kilometers from the capital Kiev, on October 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russia has accused Ukraine of preparing for a new war after Ukrainian legislators […]

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Ukrainian lawmakers passes bill to retake control of eastern regions from Russia-backed forces

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Ukrainian lawmakers passes bill to retake control of eastern regions from Russia-backed forces

Ukrainian lawmakers have passed a bill to take back control of the country’s eastern territories from Russia-backed forces. The bill, which was ratified Thursday, described Russia as an “aggressor country” and claimed that the Donetsk and Lugansk regions had been “temporarily occupied” by Russia. The bill reiterated that Kiev needed to […]

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Republicans having happiest times in 10-years: Gallup Poll

January 15, 2018 11:30 pm
Republicans having happiest times in 10-years: Gallup Poll

This AFP file photo taken on August 21, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump looking up a the partial solar eclipse with First Lady Melania Trump from the balcony of the White House in Washington, DC. While the majority of Americans disapprove of the way US President Donald Trump is […]

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No Brexit deal would cost Scotland 12.7 billion pounds: Study

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No Brexit deal would cost Scotland 12.7 billion pounds: Study

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon Scotland’s economy would contract by 8.5 percent and lose 12.7 billion pounds if Britain leaves the EU without a deal, Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said Monday as she unveiled an economic impact study. “There is no option short of EU membership that is as good as being […]

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