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Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite crisis

Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite crisis Sun, 11 Jun, 2017

Qatar moved Sunday to avoid an escalation of its feud with Gulf neighbours by telling their citizens they are welcome to stay, while boasting of "business as usual" for vital gas exports.
Tunisians protest for right not to fast during Ramadan

Tunisians protest for right not to fast during Ramadan Sun, 11 Jun, 2017

Dozens of Tunisians demonstrated Sunday to demand the right to eat and drink in public during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan and to protest against non-fasters being arrested.

Gaddafi's son Saif al Islam freed from prison

Gaddafi's son Saif al Islam freed from prison Sun, 11 Jun, 2017

An armed group in Libya said on Facebook Saturday it has freed Seif al-Islam, the son of dead dictator Muammar Gaddafi who has been in custody since November 2011.
Trump says '100 percent' ready to testify under oath

Trump says '100 percent' ready to testify under oath Sat, 10 Jun, 2017

US President Donald Trump punched back Friday against James Comey, accusing the ousted FBI director of lying about their private conversations -- and saying he is "100 percent" willing to testify under oath.
Kuwait tries to mediate crisis between Qatar, Arab nations

Kuwait tries to mediate crisis between Qatar, Arab nations Tue, 06 Jun, 2017

Kuwait tried to mediate a resumption of diplomatic and commercial ties between Qatar and several of its Arab neighbors Tuesday, while U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to back those isolating the energy-rich nation over allegations it supports terror groups and Iran.

British govt, London mayor clash over UK invite to Trump

British govt, London mayor clash over UK invite to Trump Tue, 06 Jun, 2017

The British government on Tuesday stood by an invitation for US President Donald Trump to make a state visit to the UK as London Mayor Sadiq Khan -- under attack from the White House -- said the offer should be scrapped.
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, UAE sever ties with Qatar over 'terrorism'

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, UAE sever ties with Qatar over 'terrorism' Mon, 05 Jun, 2017

Gulf states on Monday cut diplomatic ties with neighbouring Qatar and kicked it out of a military coalition, less than a month after US President Donald Trump visited the region to cement ties with powerhouse Saudi Arabia.
World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's snub to climate pact

World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's snub to climate pact Fri, 02 Jun, 2017

 China and Europe pledged on Friday to unite to save "Mother Earth" in the face of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to take the world's largest carbon polluter out of the Paris climate change pact.

Truck bomb kills at least 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

Truck bomb kills at least 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital Wed, 31 May, 2017

A suicide attacker struck the fortified heart of the Afghan capital with a massive truck bomb Wednesday, killing 90 people, wounding 400 and raising new fears about the government's ability to protect its citizens nearly 16 years into a war with insurgents.
British Airways says computer outage causing global delays

British Airways says computer outage causing global delays Sat, 27 May, 2017

Air travelers faced delays Saturday because of a worldwide computer systems failure at British Airways, the airline said.

Trump condemns leaks after UK police briefly halt information sharing

Trump condemns leaks after UK police briefly halt information sharing Thu, 25 May, 2017

President Donald Trump said on Thursday that "deeply troubling" leaks to U.S. media about the Manchester suicide bombing would be investigated, after irate British police briefly stopped sharing information with U.S. agencies.
Under fire at home, Trump in Saudi on first foreign trip

Under fire at home, Trump in Saudi on first foreign trip Sat, 20 May, 2017

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a political firestorm over his firing of former FBI Director James Comey.
Iran's Rouhani wins re-election

Iran's Rouhani wins re-election Sat, 20 May, 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won a resounding re-election victory on Saturday as voters backed his efforts to rebuild foreign ties and kickstart the struggling economy.
Assange claims victory after Sweden drops rape probe

Assange claims victory after Sweden drops rape probe Fri, 19 May, 2017

Julian Assange claimed victory Friday after Swedish prosecutors dropped a seven-year rape allegation against the WikiLeaks founder, but insisted the "proper war" over his future was only just beginning.
Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack Sat, 13 May, 2017

International investigators hunted Saturday for those behind an unprecedented cyber-attack that affected systems in dozens of countries, including at banks, hospitals and government agencies, as security experts sought to contain the fallout.

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Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament

Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmak ...

UK parliament terror attack

Four people were killed and 20 injured in a "terrorist" attack at the gates of British democracy Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians, then sta ...

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