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Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds Sun, 30 Apr, 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria, as U.S.-backed forces in Syria closed in on the last neighborhoods of a former stronghold of the Islamic State group.
FIFA official Sheikh Ahmad resigning amid bribery claims

FIFA official Sheikh Ahmad resigning amid bribery claims Sun, 30 Apr, 2017

Under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed FIFA voters, Asian Olympic leader Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait resigned from his soccer roles on Sunday.
Famed Swiss climber killed near Mount Everest in Nepal

Famed Swiss climber killed near Mount Everest in Nepal Sun, 30 Apr, 2017

A Swiss climber acclaimed for his rapid ascents — including scaling dozens of peaks in the Alps in a little more than two months — was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said.
EU leaders unanimously agree on negotiating guidelines for Brexit

EU leaders unanimously agree on negotiating guidelines for Brexit Sat, 29 Apr, 2017

European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly."
China deports U.S. citizen convicted of espionage

China deports U.S. citizen convicted of espionage Sat, 29 Apr, 2017

China has deported a U.S. citizen who was convicted of espionage this week after being held without trial for two years, removing a source of friction between Washington and Beijing.
North Korea 'test fires' ballistic missile

North Korea 'test fires' ballistic missile Fri, 28 Apr, 2017

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile from an area north of Pyongyang Saturday, a news agency report said, but it failed seconds after it was launched.
Macedonian police fire stun grenades after protesters storm parliament

Macedonian police fire stun grenades after protesters storm parliament Thu, 27 Apr, 2017

Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmakers still in the building.
Merkel, May draw Brexit battle lines

Merkel, May draw Brexit battle lines Thu, 27 Apr, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday accused the other 27 EU countries of lining up to oppose Britain over Brexit after Germany's Angela Merkel said the UK should have no "illusions" over the exit process.
Turkish army, Kurdish militia exchange fire across Syria border

Turkish army, Kurdish militia exchange fire across Syria border Wed, 26 Apr, 2017

Turkey's military outposts on the border with Syria came under fire from Kurdish militia across the frontier, the army said on Wednesday, a day after Turkish warplanes bombed groups in northeastern Syria and Iraq affiliated to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).
North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South

North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South Tue, 25 Apr, 2017

Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill, Seoul said, as a US guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea amid tensions over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions.
Thai man broadcasts daughter's murder live on Facebook

Thai man broadcasts daughter's murder live on Facebook Tue, 25 Apr, 2017

A Thai man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday.
Maoist rebels kill at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers

Maoist rebels kill at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers Mon, 24 Apr, 2017

Maoist rebels killed at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers and injured six others in their stronghold in central India on Monday in one of the worst attacks on the country's security forces in recent years, police said.
Hollande urges French voters to block Le Pen

Hollande urges French voters to block Le Pen Mon, 24 Apr, 2017

 French President Francois Hollande on Monday urged voters to reject far-right leader Marine Le Pen in next month's presidential runoff against pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron.
US blacklists 271 Syrian chemists, other experts over sarin attack

US blacklists 271 Syrian chemists, other experts over sarin attack Mon, 24 Apr, 2017

The US government put 271 Syrian chemists and other officials on its financial blacklist Monday, punishing them for their role in the deadly chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town in early April.
France votes for new president amid high security

France votes for new president amid high security Sun, 23 Apr, 2017

France voted Sunday under heavy security in the first round of the most unpredictable presidential election in decades, with the outcome seen as vital for the future of the beleaguered European Union.

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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 ...

Barack and Michelle Obama give final Christmas message

On Dec. 24, Christmas Eve, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama issued a joint weekly address where they wished the natio ...

'Supermoon' lights up sky around the world

From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon - the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades - as it made its ...

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