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Turkey's Erdogan wins sweeping new powers after election victory

Turkey's Erdogan wins sweeping new powers after election victory Mon, 25 Jun, 2018

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday after his victory in landmark elections that also saw his Islamist-rooted AK Party and its nationalist allies secure a majority in parliament.
'Several killed' in blast at Ethiopian PM's rally

'Several killed' in blast at Ethiopian PM's rally Sat, 23 Jun, 2018

Several people were killed Saturday in a blast at new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first rally in the capital attended by tens of thousands of people, state media reported.
Thousands flee as regime steps up shelling in south Syria

Thousands flee as regime steps up shelling in south Syria Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

Thousands of civilians have fled "intensified" regime bombardments of rebel-held areas in southern Syria in the past three days, a monitor said Thursday, as fears mount of a full-blown assault.
Ivory Coast govt calls for evacuation from flood zones in Abidjan

Ivory Coast govt calls for evacuation from flood zones in Abidjan Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

Ivory Coast's government on Thursday called for the evacuation of all people living in flood-prone zones in Abidjan, the country's economic hub, after 18 were killed by flash floods triggered by torrential rain.
UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit

UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

European Union citizens living in Britain can begin registering from this autumn for a post-Brexit settlement scheme, ministers said Thursday as they vowed to make the process as simple as possible.
New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern gives birth to baby girl

New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern gives birth to baby girl Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to her first child, a girl, on Thursday, Ardern said in a posting on Instagram.
South African power outages enter second day as workers protest

South African power outages enter second day as workers protest Sat, 16 Jun, 2018

South Africa suffered power outages for a second day on Friday as workers protested over wages at national electricity provider Eskom, in a test of President Cyril Ramaphosa's resolve to cut costs at struggling state companies.
Colombia, ELN rebels end fifth round of talks without agreement

Colombia, ELN rebels end fifth round of talks without agreement Sat, 16 Jun, 2018

The Colombian government and the ELN guerrilla group ended their fifth round of peace talks in Havana on Friday without reaching an agreement for a bilateral ceasefire, but vowed to continue their dialogue.
Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats Sat, 16 Jun, 2018

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Saturday warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its "human cargo" at an Italian port.
Russia thump Saudi Arabia to launch World Cup in style

Russia thump Saudi Arabia to launch World Cup in style Thu, 14 Jun, 2018

Russia kicked off their World Cup in style on Thursday, thumping Saudi Arabia 5-0 in front of an ecstatic crowd in Moscow after President Vladimir Putin officially opened the tournament.
Turkish, US military officials agree on plan for Syrian town

Turkish, US military officials agree on plan for Syrian town Thu, 14 Jun, 2018

Turkey's military said Thursday that Turkish and U.S. officials meeting in Germany have reached an agreement on the Syrian town of Manbij, which has been a source of tension between the NATO allies.
Trump and Kim sign joint statement promising ‘complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula’

Trump and Kim sign joint statement promising ‘complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula’ Tue, 12 Jun, 2018

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended their historic meeting with a Singapore by signing a joint statement. The document promised “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula” without detailing exactly what that would entail.
Historic summit due for Trump and Kim

Historic summit due for Trump and Kim Sun, 10 Jun, 2018

Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump meet on Tuesday for an unprecedented summit in an attempt to address the last festering legacy of the Cold War, with the US President calling it a "one time shot" at peace.
Nicaragua violence rages as prospect of crisis talks hangs in limbo

Nicaragua violence rages as prospect of crisis talks hangs in limbo Sun, 10 Jun, 2018

Masaya, a city battling at the front lines of Nicaragua's heated anti-government protests, once again became the scene of fierce street battles that a rights group said saw one man die of a bullet wound to the heart.
Trump trade fury torpedoes Canada's G7 summit

Trump trade fury torpedoes Canada's G7 summit Sun, 10 Jun, 2018

The G7 summit ended in farce and a renewed threat of global trade war as US President Donald Trump abruptly rejected the text of a consensus statement and bitterly insulted the Canadian host.
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