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North Korea 'poised to conduct new missile test', satellite images show

North Korea 'poised to conduct new missile test', satellite images show Sat, 09 Mar, 2019

North Korea may be preparing for a missile or space launch, US news outlet NPR has reported, based on satellite image analysis of a key facility near Pyongyang.
Dutch PM Rutte says path to Brexit breakthrough unclear

Dutch PM Rutte says path to Brexit breakthrough unclear Sat, 09 Mar, 2019

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the path to a breakthrough on Brexit remained elusive, and he did not know what his British counterpart Theresa May meant when she said that only "one more push" was needed to reach a deal.
Colombia to allow Venezuelans to enter on expired passports

Colombia to allow Venezuelans to enter on expired passports Sat, 09 Mar, 2019

Colombia will allow Venezuelans to cross the border using expired passports in view of the difficulty of renewing travel documents in the neighboring country in the midst of its economic crisis, the migration agency said.
Japanese woman confirmed as world's oldest person aged 116

Japanese woman confirmed as world's oldest person aged 116 Sat, 09 Mar, 2019

A 116-year-old Japanese woman who still enjoys studying math and playing board games has been recognised as the world's oldest person, the Guinness World Records said Saturday.
Britain, EU locked in talks as Brexit vote nears

Britain, EU locked in talks as Brexit vote nears Fri, 08 Mar, 2019

Intensive talks between the European Union and Britain are underway to help get Brexit through the British parliament next week, but the bloc has already presented its ideas, a spokesman said on Friday.
Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in border clashes

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in border clashes Fri, 08 Mar, 2019

 A Palestinian teenager was killed by Israeli fire during renewed clashes along the Gaza border, the enclave's health ministry said Thursday, with Israeli aircraft striking Hamas positions in response to the violence.
Tens of thousands of Algerians protest against Bouteflika

Tens of thousands of Algerians protest against Bouteflika Fri, 08 Mar, 2019

Tens of thousands of Algerians defied heavily deployed riot police on Friday and resumed mass protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika posing the biggest threat to his 20-year-old rule.
DR Congo's Tshisekedi, ex-president agree to form coalition

DR Congo's Tshisekedi, ex-president agree to form coalition Thu, 07 Mar, 2019

DR Congo's recently elected president, Felix Tshisekedi and his predecessor Joseph Kabila said they had decided to form a coalition government following talks.
Nicaragua government, opposition agree on 'roadmap' for talks

Nicaragua government, opposition agree on 'roadmap' for talks Thu, 07 Mar, 2019

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's leftist government and the opposition have agreed a "roadmap" for extended peace talks to resolve 10 months of crisis sparked by a deadly crackdown on dissent in which hundreds of people were killed.
Venezuela expels German envoy for backing Guaido as US tightens sanctions

Venezuela expels German envoy for backing Guaido as US tightens sanctions Thu, 07 Mar, 2019

Venezuela expelled Germany's ambassador Wednesday, hitting out at international support for opposition leader Juan Guaido as the US stepped up sanctions in a bid to force out his rival President Nicolas Maduro.
North Korea rebuilds part of missile site as Bolton warns of more sanctions

North Korea rebuilds part of missile site as Bolton warns of more sanctions Wed, 06 Mar, 2019

North Korea has restored part of a rocket test site it began to dismantle after pledging to do so in a first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump last year, while Trump's national security advisor warned that new sanctions could be introduced if Pyongyang did not scrap its nuclear weapons program.
Hundreds of travellers stranded in Nairobi airport strike

Hundreds of travellers stranded in Nairobi airport strike Wed, 06 Mar, 2019

Hundreds of travellers were stranded at Nairobi's international airport Wednesday as riot police deployed and teargas was fired to disperse striking workers.
At least 16 killed in bomb, gun attack in eastern Afghanistan

At least 16 killed in bomb, gun attack in eastern Afghanistan Wed, 06 Mar, 2019

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a construction company office in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday killing 16 employees of the Afghan company, a provincial official said.
Brexit talks resume as divorce day looms

Brexit talks resume as divorce day looms Tue, 05 Mar, 2019

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier meets Britain's negotiating team on Tuesday as both sides seek a breakthrough with just weeks to go before this month's ominous divorce deadline.
Vietnam calls for 'drastic measures' to fight African swine fever

Vietnam calls for 'drastic measures' to fight African swine fever Tue, 05 Mar, 2019

Vietnam's prime minister has called for "drastic measures" to fight the spread of African swine fever in the Southeast Asian country, state media reported on Tuesday.
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