Category: World

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staffNovember 21, 2017

Mugabi could lose presidency in days

The party of Zimbabwe’s embattled President Robert Mugabe is to begin moves to impeach him. A Zanu-PF official said a ...

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staffNovember 20, 2017

Iraq top court declares Kurd referendum unconstitutional

Iraq’s supreme court on Monday declared that September’s referendum on independence in the autonomous Kurdish areas in the north of ...

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staffNovember 20, 2017

7.0 quake off New Caledonia sparks tsunami alert

A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the eastern coast of New Caledonia on Monday, triggering a brief tsunami warning and ...

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staffNovember 20, 2017

German coalition talks collapse

Talks on forming a coalition government in Germany have collapsed after the free-market liberal FDP pulled out. FDP leader Christian ...

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staffNovember 20, 2017

Mugabe faces looming ultimatum to quit

Zimbabwe’s embattled President Robert Mugabe is facing a deadline set by his own party to resign after his surprise speech ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

Apology after train departs seconds early

A rail company in Japan has apologized after one of its trains departed 20 seconds early. Management on the Tsukuba ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

German coalition talks flounder as disagreements persist

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s efforts to forge a three-way ruling coalition dragged into the wee hours of Friday, with some participants ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

Chinese envoy to head to North Korea, hopes to improve ties

China was preparing Friday to dispatch its highest-level envoy to North Korea in two years in a bid to improve ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

New drug approved by FDA to stem bleeding in hemophilia patients

Hemlibra, or emicizumab-kxwh, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to prevent or reduce the number of ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

Pope warns of ‘overzealous’ medical treatment, healthcare inequality

Pope Francis on Thursday encouraged European physicians to refrain from treating terminally-ill patients with excessive measures. In a lengthy message, ...