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Former French PM offers to back Macron in June elections

Until recently he was deputy editor-in-chief at Agence France Presse. Macron opponents, including defeated presidential finalist Marine Le Pen, have repeatedl...


Senate intel committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

President Barack Obama warned Donald Tru. Yates testified that she told McGahn that Flynn was lying so that they could do something about it. Among the ...


8 dead, 11 injured after moderate quake in far western China

Xinhua news agency said the quake hit Taxkorgan County in northwest China's Xinjiang region at a depth of 8 kilometers (5 miles). Rescue workers are continui...


Netanyahu tosses Hamas policy paper on Israel into bin

The issue of Palestinian prisoners held by Israel will remain a top priority for Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, the group's newly-elected leader, said Monday. Haniya,...


White House fumes after Kremlin releases Trump meeting photos

The White House and Vice President Mike Pence had said Trump fired Comey on the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and No. 2 Justice Departmen...


Banks to fight 'fast and loose' $6.2b tax

Among other things, the Australian government earmarked 5.3 billion Australian dollars (3.6 billion euros, $3.9 billion) for the construction of a second worldw...


China says it has successfully tested new type of missile

China has revealed that it recently test-fired a new guided missile in the northeastern Bohai Sea close to the Korean Peninsula. The Bohai Sea is a body of wa...


Moon Jae-in sworn in as President of South Korea

President Moon Jae-in was sworn in on Wednesday and vowed to immediately tackle the hard tasks of addressing North Korea's advancing nuclear ambitions. The ba...


Trump to visit Israel, the Vatican and Saudi Arabia

Trump's Saudi visit follows the visit of Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense, to the United States . The ...


NBA Draft: Frank Ntilikina Highlights

The on-court activities and media interviews will take place Thursday and Friday. "It's a credit to Coach Ellis and his staff for the job they did this year w...


BC Election 'too close to call'

Clark's Liberals won 43 of the 87 seats in the legislature, while the NDP had secured 41. Going into the vote, the Liberals were neck-and-neck in the polls ...


More Arraignments in Penn State Frat House Death

It is evidence used in a case against the 18 members of Pennsylvania State University's Beta Theta Pi fraternity. "All indicators suggested Beta Theta Phi was...


US again warns against travel to NKorea after new detentions

North Korea has detained a USA citizen - a self-described Christian missionary - raising the number of Americans held there to four. He majored in agriculture a...


South Korea's leader willing to visit North, talk to U.S., China

The son of refugees from North Korea, Mr Moon served in South Korea's special forces before becoming a human rights lawyer . Who is South Korea's new presi...


Nigeria presidency releases names of 82 freed Chibok girls

Five Boko Haram commanders were released in exchange for the freedom of. The Bring Back Our Girls campaign group has expressed gladness over the fact that th...


Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes

He died Saturday after an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated while he was patrolling near Mosul, his division said in a statement . The coalition ...


Arkansas denies inmate suffered before execution

Lawyers for Kenneth Williams , the fourth inmate executed in Arkansas over an eight-day period, are calling for an investigation into the state's lethal inject...


Jakarta governor given 2-year prison sentence for blasphemy

Thousands of police have been deployed in the capital in case clashes break out between Ahok supporters and opponents who have demanded he be sacked and jailed....


May says not taking local election triumph for granted

Conservatives maintain a commanding lead ahead of the June 8 General Election, despite Theresa May's personal popularity drifting downwards as the campaign prog...


German local vote is test for Merkel's challenger

For the past five years, the northern state has been governed by a coalition led by the center-left Social Democratic party. Analysts say it is a good predict...


IS kills 2 in attack on Iraqi Kurdish base

The Islamic State group in a statement later Sunday claimed responsibility for the attack. Two people were killed and six others were injured Sunday when Isla...


South Korea elects liberal president

There are also worries that signs of disharmony between South Korea and the US on dealing with North Korea could also weaken worldwide pressure on Pyongyang...


UNESCO votes to condemn Israel's sovereignty in Jerusalem

Resolution 201 EX/PX/DR.30.1 declares as null and void Israel's annexation of East Jerusalem and "r$3 egrets the failure of the Israeli occupying authorities ...


Turkish official: US arming Kurds 'unacceptable'

John Dorrian, said US troops were about 6 miles from the strikes and put American forces at risk. "You cannot be in the same sack with terror organization...


Syria says Israel attacked Hezbollah arms depot near Damascus airport

The strike came just days after Al Jazeera reported that the IDF struck a base belonging to a pro-Syrian militia near Quneitra. The state's intelligence min...