Category: World

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staffDecember 24, 2017

North Korea – New sanctions an act of war

North Korea has described the latest UN sanctions imposed on the country as an “act of war”. A foreign ministry ...

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staffDecember 23, 2017

Venezuela expels Brazillian ambassador

Venezuela has expelled the Brazilian Ambassador to Caracas, Ruy Pereira, and Canadian charge d’affaires Craib Kowalik. The move was announced ...

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staffDecember 23, 2017

Assad may evacuate cancer children

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is considering a request to evacuate seven children with cancer from a besieged area, a British ...

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staffDecember 23, 2017

Philippines storm kills more than 180

More than 180 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines, with ...

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staffDecember 20, 2017

Remains of 1,500-year-old monastery uncovered in Israel

The remains of a 1,500-year-old monastery and church have been unearthed in Israel — a site archaeologists believe may have ...

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staffDecember 20, 2017

Belgium to appoint female envoy to Saudi Arabia

Belgium is to become the first country to send a female ambassador to Saudi Arabia, local media report. Dominique Mineur, ...

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staffDecember 20, 2017

US will take names at UN Jerusalem vote

The US says it “will be taking names” during a UN General Assembly vote on a resolution criticising its recognition ...

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staffDecember 20, 2017

EU acts against Poland judiciary reforms

The European Union has launched unprecedented disciplinary measures against Poland, saying its judicial reforms threaten the rule of law. It ...

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staffDecember 19, 2017

Tourists killed in Mexico bus crash

A bus carrying tourists from a cruise ship has overturned in south-eastern Mexico, killing 11 people, officials say. Another 20 ...

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staffDecember 19, 2017

Sheffield arrests over ‘alleged UK Christmas terror plot’

Action has been taken against an alleged Islamist terror plot in the UK that could have happened at Christmas, counter ...