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Pope calls for peace in South Sudan, Syria

Pope calls for peace in South Sudan, Syria Wed, 25 Dec, 2013

Pope Francis has called for peace in South Sudan and other troubled nations around the world in his first Christmas Day address. 
Obama promises review of NSA spying program, possible reforms

Obama promises review of NSA spying program, possible reforms Sat, 21 Dec, 2013

US President Barack Obama has suggested there may be a review of surveillance by the National Security Agency in the wake of a series of spying revelations.
US judge strikes down Utah's gay marriage ban

US judge strikes down Utah's gay marriage ban Sat, 21 Dec, 2013

A U.S. federal judge has struck down Utah's ban on same-sex marriage. 
Judge rules NSA phone data program is likely unconstitutional

Judge rules NSA phone data program is likely unconstitutional Tue, 17 Dec, 2013

A  U.S. judge says the government's secret collection of telephone records from millions of Americans is likely unconstitutional.
Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine dies at age 96

Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine dies at age 96 Mon, 16 Dec, 2013

Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine has died at the age of 96 in her home in Carmel, California.
United States suspends non-lethal assistance into northern Syria

United States suspends non-lethal assistance into northern Syria Wed, 11 Dec, 2013

The United States has suspended all non-lethal assistance into northern Syria after Islamic Front forces seized headquarters and warehouses belonging to the opposition's Supreme Military Council (SMC), a US embassy spokesman in Ankara has said.
World marks international Human Rights Day

World marks international Human Rights Day Tue, 10 Dec, 2013

Countries around the world are marking International Human Rights Day.
Kennedy Center honors Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine and others

Kennedy Center honors Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine and others Mon, 09 Dec, 2013

An actress, an opera singer, two musicians, and one singer/musician have received the 36th annual Kennedy Centers Honors for lifetime achievement.
Biden meets with SKorea leader, pledges Asia focus

Biden meets with SKorea leader, pledges Asia focus Fri, 06 Dec, 2013

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met with South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on the lastest stop of an Asian tour dominated by tensions over China's new Air Defense Identification Zone, or ADIZ.
World leaders react to the passing of Mandela

World leaders react to the passing of Mandela Fri, 06 Dec, 2013

Minutes after news of the passing away of former South African president Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, tributes and speeches started streaming in.
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British MPs reject Theresa May's Brexit deal

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Trump, Kim summit collapses amid failure to reach deal

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Indonesia tsunami hits Sunda Strait after Krakatoa eruption

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U.S. President Trump and North Korean leader Kim meet in Singapore

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged on Tuesday to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula wh ...

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