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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Washington’s election meddling claim mere ‘blabber’

February 17, 2018 1:05 am
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Washington’s election meddling claim mere ‘blabber’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gives a speech during the Munich Security Conference on February 17, 2018 in Munich, southern Germany. (Photo by AFP) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has once again firmly rejected as mere “blabber” Washington’s claim that Moscow interfered in the 2016 US presidential election in favor of President […]

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls for security treaty with European Union by end of 2019

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls for security treaty with European Union by end of 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May gives a speech during the Munich Security Conference on February 17, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (AFP photo) UK Prime Minister Theresa May has called for a new security partnership with the European Union that should be in place by next year to ensure military, intelligence […]

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British politician Nigel Farage warns ‘Brexit betrayal’ would plunge UK into crisis

February 12, 2018 2:11 am
British politician Nigel Farage warns ‘Brexit betrayal’ would plunge UK into crisis

British politician Nigel Farage speaks at a campaign event for Republican candidate for the US Senate in Alabama Roy Moore, on September 25, 2017, in Alabama. (Getty Images) Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage has warned that if UK Prime Minister Theresa May allows Brexit to be halted by supporters of European […]

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South African President Jacob Zuma given 48 hours to step down

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South African President Jacob Zuma given 48 hours to step down

This file photo taken on December 16, 2017 shows South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma speaking during the 54th ANC (African National Congress) national conference in Johannesburg. (Photo by AFP) South African President Jacob Zuma has been given 48 hours to leave his post as the head of state following an […]

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Huge protest in Bangladesh against jailing of opposition leader Khaleda Zia

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Huge protest in Bangladesh against jailing of opposition leader Khaleda Zia

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leaders and supporters protest against the verdict in the corruption case of Bangladesh’s main opposition leader and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia in Dhaka on February 12, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Bangladesh to protest the […]

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US blocking United Nations Security Council resolution for independent Syria chemical attacks probe: Russia

February 10, 2018 1:02 pm
US blocking United Nations Security Council resolution for independent Syria chemical attacks probe: Russia

Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzia (Photo by AFP) Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzia says he does not see chances the UN Security Council could adopt any time soon a Russian-drafted resolution on a probe into the use of chemical weapons in Syria, blaming the US for […]

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Tajikistan pardons over 100 ex-militants in Syria, Iraq wars

February 8, 2018 12:49 am
Tajikistan pardons over 100 ex-militants in Syria, Iraq wars

The file photo shows Tajikistan’s Interior Minister Ramazon Rahimzoda. Tajikistan has pardoned more than 100 people who have returned home from Iraq and Syria after fighting along the ranks of Daesh and other Takfiri terrorist groups. Tajikistan’s Interior Minister Ramazon Rahimzoda said Thursday that the returnees could resume their normal […]

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Zionist billionaire George Soros donates $555,000 to anti-Brexit campaign

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Zionist billionaire George Soros donates $555,000 to anti-Brexit campaign

This file photo taken on April 27, 2017 shows George Soros, Founder and Chairman of the Open Society Foundations as he arrives for a meeting in Brussels. (Photo by AFP) Zionist billionaire George Soros has made a massive $555,000 to a UK campaign that seeks to prevent Britain’s pending divorce from […]

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US President Donald Trump’s aide leaves White House after abuse allegations

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US President Donald Trump’s aide leaves White House after abuse allegations

White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks at the press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2018. (Photo by AFP) One of President Donald Trump’s top White House aides resigned Wednesday following allegations of domestic abuse leveled against him by his two ex-wives. Staff secretary […]

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Talks between Venezuela government, opposition collapse

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Talks between Venezuela government, opposition collapse

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (C), the head of the Constitutional Assembly, Delcy Rodriguez (R), and a supporter raise their hands during a rally in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, on February 7, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Talks between the Venezuelan government and opposition and mediated by the Dominican Republic have collapsed. […]

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US Senate agrees on rare $300bn bipartisan spending deal

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US Senate agrees on rare $300bn bipartisan spending deal

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walk side-by-side to the Senate Chamber at the US Capitol February 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) In a rare show of bipartisanship, Republicans and Democrats in the US Senate have agreed on a […]

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North Korea snubs US: No plan to meet American officials

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North Korea snubs US: No plan to meet American officials

North Korea’s flag is raised during a welcoming ceremony for North Korean athletes, at the athletes village of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in Gangneung, South Korea, on February 8, 2018. (Photo by AFP) North Korea says it has “no intention” of meeting with American officials during the upcoming […]

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Kenyan opposition figure Miguna Miguna deports opposition firebrand

February 7, 2018 11:59 pm
Kenyan opposition figure Miguna Miguna deports opposition firebrand

Kenyan opposition figure Miguna Miguna (file photo) An outspoken member of Kenya’s opposition accused of treason for taking part in a mock swearing-in of opposition leader Raila Odinga was deported to Canada late Tuesday. The move came in defiance of a High Court order that he be presented before a […]

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Rival German political parties reach coalition deal in principle: Sources

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Rival German political parties reach coalition deal in principle: Sources

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R), the leader of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) Martin Schulz (L), and the chairman of the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) Horst Seehofer (C) enter the conference room at the SPD headquarters for coalition talks to form a new government, in Berlin, February 2, 2018. […]

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Maldives’ President Abdulla Yameen declares state of emergency, nabs top judge

February 6, 2018 8:28 am
Maldives’ President Abdulla Yameen declares state of emergency, nabs top judge

Maldives security forces guard the Supreme Court in the capital of Male after President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency, on February 5, 2018. (Photo by AFP) The Maldives’ President Abdulla Yameen has declared a state of emergency, and security forces have arrested a top Supreme Court judge, heightening […]

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‘Two-state’ solution only way to resolve Israeli-Palestinian conflict: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres

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‘Two-state’ solution only way to resolve Israeli-Palestinian conflict: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres (Photo by AFP) United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has emphasized that the so-called two-state solution is the sole way out of the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict, warning that the “negative trends” unfolding in the region could endanger the bid. “There is no Plan B. A […]

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German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urges Europe to stop mounting nuclear arms race

February 4, 2018 12:51 am
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urges Europe to stop mounting nuclear arms race

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has urged Europe to push for nuclear disarmament by starting new initiatives for arms control after the US announced its new strategy to upgrade and expand its nuclear arsenal. “As in the times of the Cold War, we in Europe […]

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Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades re-elected with eyes on new peace push

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Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades re-elected with eyes on new peace push

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (C) waves to his supporters after casting his ballot at a polling station in the coastal city of Limassol on February 4, 2018 during the second round of the Cyprus presidential elections. (Photo by AFP) Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Sunday won re-election for a second […]

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Thousands march in London to protest government inaction on NHS crisis, budget cuts

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Thousands march in London to protest government inaction on NHS crisis, budget cuts

Thousands of people in British capital of London have braved cold weather and rain to march on Downing Street demanding an end to the persisting crisis affecting the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and challenging Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to adequately fund the NHS. Londoners waged the massive protest march […]

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German spy chief: Pyongyang procures missile parts via Berlin embassy

February 3, 2018 12:37 am
German spy chief: Pyongyang procures missile parts via Berlin embassy

This undated picture released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 3, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C) looking at a metal casing with two bulges at an undisclosed location. (Photo by AFP) Germany’s BfV domestic intelligence agency has said that North Korea has […]

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