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Canadian PM fires envoy to China after remarks on Huawei case

Canadian PM fires envoy to China after remarks on Huawei case Sun, 27 Jan, 2019

In an unprecedented move, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday said he had fired his ambassador to China, who prompted a political furor with comments about Huawei's high-profile extradition case.
Total lunar eclipse woos sky watchers

Total lunar eclipse woos sky watchers Mon, 21 Jan, 2019

An unusual set of celestial circumstances came together over Sunday night and the wee hours of Monday for sky watchers in Europe, Africa and the Americas, where the moon was fully obscured before lighting up again with a faint red glow.
Government shutdown becomes longest in US history

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history Sat, 12 Jan, 2019

The US government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump's row with Democrats over building a Mexico border wall entered a record 22nd day Saturday.

Saudi teen who fled family leaves Thailand for asylum in Canada

Saudi teen who fled family leaves Thailand for asylum in Canada Sat, 12 Jan, 2019

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life has been granted asylum in Canada, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday, as Thai officials confirmed the teen was en route to Toronto.

Sydney, Hong Kong kick off 2019 parties with dazzling fireworks

Sydney, Hong Kong kick off 2019 parties with dazzling fireworks Tue, 01 Jan, 2019

Sydney and Hong Kong put on stunning fireworks displays to welcome to the New Year, among the first in a wave of celebrations for billions around the world.
Number of missing in California's deadliest wildfire drops to 25

Number of missing in California's deadliest wildfire drops to 25 Tue, 04 Dec, 2018

The number of people listed as missing after California's deadliest wildfire has dropped again to 25, down from a high of more than 1,200 about two weeks ago, officials said.
MBS mingles with G20 leaders as Trump fuels summit tensions

MBS mingles with G20 leaders as Trump fuels summit tensions Sat, 01 Dec, 2018

Fissures on trade, climate change and Ukraine divided world leaders Friday as US President Donald Trump came under sustained fire and Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler came in from the cold at G20 talks.

Former US president George H.W. Bush dead at 94

Former US president George H.W. Bush dead at 94 Sat, 01 Dec, 2018

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who presided over the end of the Cold War and routed Saddam Hussein's Iraqi army but lost a chance for a second term after breaking a no-new-taxes pledge, died on Friday at the age of 94.
China, US showdown looms on trade at fractious G20

China, US showdown looms on trade at fractious G20 Sat, 01 Dec, 2018

The United States and China, the world's two largest economies, will see Saturday if they can find a breakthrough to exit a spiraling trade war as their presidents meet at a tense G20 summit.
America mourns John McCain, war hero and political icon

America mourns John McCain, war hero and political icon Sun, 26 Aug, 2018

America paid tribute Sunday to John McCain, the Vietnam War hero and two-time presidential candidate with a legendary temper whose personal courage and insistence on treating even his foes with respect earned him near-universal admiration.

Russia denounces new U.S. sanctions as illegal, mulls retaliation

Russia denounces new U.S. sanctions as illegal, mulls retaliation Thu, 09 Aug, 2018

Russia condemned a new round of U.S. sanctions as illegal on Thursday and said it had begun working on retaliatory measures after news of the curbs pushed the rouble to two-year lows over fears Moscow was locked in a spiral of never-ending sanctions.
Trump says willing to meet with Iran leaders 'any time'

Trump says willing to meet with Iran leaders 'any time' Mon, 30 Jul, 2018

US President Donald Trump said Monday he is happy to meet with Iran's leaders "any time" and without preconditions, one week after tensions soared between Washington and Tehran.
North Korea marks war anniversary as US remains flown out

North Korea marks war anniversary as US remains flown out Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

In mist-covered hills, North Korean soldiers, sailors and civilians gathered Friday at a heroes' cemetery to commemorate their brothers in arms on the anniversary of the end of the Korean War.
Trump says Russia to 'help with North Korea'

Trump says Russia to 'help with North Korea' Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

 President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russia would help with North Korea and offered an enthusiastic update on the U.S. process of negotiating with the antagonistic Asian nation over nuclear weapons.
US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban Tue, 26 Jun, 2018

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Donald Trump's controversial travel ban restricting entry to people from five Muslim-majority countries, delivering the president a major victory in a tortuous legal battle.
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