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High drama at Britain's Supreme Court in Brexit New! 2019-09-17 10:07:22The government's opponents argued that Prime Minister Boris Johnson illegally shut down Parliament weeks before the country is due to leave the 28-na

Colson Whitehead among Kirkus Prize finalists New! 2019-09-17 08:40:57Colson Whitehead's novel "The Nickel Boys" and Kwame Alexander's picture story "The Undefeated" are among the finalists for the Kirkus Prize, a

Iran's supreme leader: No talks with the U.S. New! 2019-09-17 08:37:57Iran's supreme leader says "no talks with the U.S. at any level," ending speculation about any meeting of Iran officials with Trump later this mont

Newsletter: From 'locked and loaded' to 'no rush' New! 2019-09-17 08:00:32President Trump shifts his tone on Iran and downplays talk of war.

Bombing kills 24 at Afghan president's rally; Ghani New! 2019-09-17 05:49:23A suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a campaign rally by President Ashraf Ghani in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 24 people an

Popular panda on loan from China dies in New! 2019-09-17 04:42:02Zoo staff in northern Thailand donned black and white clothing and observed a minute of silence to mourn the sudden death of their popular male giant

Tight race and high stakes for Israel's Netanyahu New! 2019-09-17 03:01:38In the second national election this year, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting to keep his job — and avoid criminal charges.

Half of the 147 tigers rescued from Thai New! 2019-09-17 01:25:49More than half the tigers rescued three years ago from a Buddhist temple in Thailand where they served as a popular tourist attraction have died of di

Oklahoma woman accused of threatening to shoot up New! 2019-09-17 00:05:04Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old Oklahoma woman accused of threatening to carry out a mass shooting at her old high school.

Russia, Iran, Turkey say Syrian constitution committee ready 2019-09-16 19:02:11The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran announced Monday that an agreement has been finally reached on the composition of a committee tasked with rewri

Third round of flooding in 2019 likely along 2019-09-16 18:40:10The amount of water flowing down the lower Missouri River this year is approaching the record set during the historic 2011 flood, and another round of

Indiana lawmakers seek inquiry into ex-abortion doctor's clinics 2019-09-16 18:12:31Indiana's attorney general said Monday that he will work with his Illinois counterpart to investigate what he called the "grisly discovery" of more

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Europe is being urged to spend, but some New! 2019-09-17 08:21:00EU nations are at odds on how to change rules on government spending in the 28-member bloc — an impasse that could potentially halt plans to rev

Almost everyone in Ecuador has had their personal New! 2019-09-17 08:10:00An unprecedented national data breach has seen detailed information of potentially every person in Ecuador leaked online.

Spain is unlikely to have a new government New! 2019-09-17 06:32:00The Southern European economy has been at a political impasse since a general election in April.

Apple takes its $14 billion tax fight with New! 2019-09-17 03:59:00Apple challenged a $14 billion tax charge from the European Commission in the EU's second-highest court on Tuesday, escalating the landmark tax fight

Israel's Netanyahu fights to hang on to power New! 2019-09-17 03:05:00The ballot comes at a precarious time for the country's longest serving prime minister, with the right-wing incumbent facing formidable challenges.

Jeering crowd forces UK Prime Minister Johnson to 2019-09-16 12:03:00British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with the European Union's top executive Jean-Claude Juncker and Xavier Bettel, the Luxembourg premier to dis

Trump knows trade wars aren't the best approach 2019-09-16 06:02:00Both Washington and Beijing are aware that a trade conflict is not the best approach to international politics despite continued retaliatory tariffs b

An oil price risk premium is back after 2019-09-16 04:45:00Brent crude surged by as much as 19.5% to reach $71.95 per barrel on Monday, the biggest intra-day jump since the Gulf War in 1991.

EU chief Juncker tells Boris Johnson it's time 2019-09-16 03:59:00British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with the European Union's top executive for a set of lunchtime talks on Monday in Luxembourg.

It seems a no-deal Brexit is going to 2019-09-13 12:32:00A no-deal Brexit looks likely, Finland's Prime Minister Antti Rinne told CNBC Friday, though he is still hopeful that both sides of the English Chann

The most popular drinks at one of Britain's 2019-09-13 07:44:00JD Wetherspoon reported a rise in full year pre-tax profit on Friday, defying intensifying Brexit uncertainty.

It's now a 'very appropriate' moment for Germany 2019-09-13 05:03:00The German government should now look to ease its rules on fiscal spending in an effort to bolster its flagging economy, Valdis Dombrovskis, a vice-pr

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Cambodian Government’s Request for 'Meetings' Seen as Intimidation New! 2019-09-17 03:25:20Government calls two human rights organizations and a director of another NGO to meet in order to clarify their criticism of Cambodian microfinance se

Gates Foundation Says Billions 'Mired in Inequality' New! 2019-09-17 02:19:52Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist tells VOA that in many countries over 10% of children are dying before the age of five'... it should galvaniz

Netanyahu Faces Tough Re-Election Fight Against Rival Gantz New! 2019-09-17 01:35:47Israel's longest-serving leader said ahead of voting that if he wins he will annex all Jewish settlements in the West Bank

China and US Clash Over 'Belt and Road' New! 2019-09-17 01:10:22China insisting on including a reference to Beijing's $1 trillion global building program in resolution on the UN political mission in Afghanistan

Split Emerges in Venezuela Opposition Over Talks with New! 2019-09-17 00:45:00A group of minority opposition parties entering negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro's government without the consent of the opposition leader

Biden, Other Hopefuls Set for Down-home Southern Politics New! 2019-09-16 23:55:00Four of the Democrats seeking their party's presidential nomination have descended on the state for what organizers call the oldest traditional stump

Trump Says US Reaches Trade Deals with Japan, New! 2019-09-16 23:47:41In a letter to US Congress released by the White House, president said that he intends to enter into agreements 'in the coming weeks' and was notify

Dutch-based Court Files New Charges Against Hariri Suspect New! 2019-09-16 23:35:00UN-backed court unveils new charges, including terrorism and intentional homicide, against a Hezbollah fighter who also is accused of assassinating fo

Locals Protest Construction of Russia's Massive Landfill New! 2019-09-16 23:22:55In remote northern Russia, an eco-revolt against Moscow garbage holds on

France's Canal+ Pairs Up with Netflix in Pay-TV New! 2019-09-16 23:21:38New Canal+ bundles integrating Netflix will be available in France starting Oct. 15 and later expanded to other European markets

Egypt, Ethiopia at Odds as Talks Over Blue 2019-09-16 19:20:26A note distributed by the Egyptian foreign ministry points to key differences over the annual flow of water that should be guaranteed to Egypt and how

US House Panel Launches Investigation of Transportation Chief 2019-09-16 19:00:00Leaders of Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee said in a letter to Chao they are troubled by media reports she may have used her role in t

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Massive rally for Catalonia's secession in Barcelona 2019-09-11 12:52:34Hundreds of thousands of Spaniards who support the secession of Catalonia gathered in Barcelona on the region's main holiday Wednesday, just weeks be

Merkel says still sees 'every chance' for Brexit 2019-09-11 05:30:38

Strong showing for opposition in Moscow city election 2019-09-09 06:16:14Candidates supported by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny won almost half the vote in the Moscow city council election, authorities said on Mon

German-Tunisian woman arrested on IS membership charges 2019-09-09 05:48:59

Italy's new government faces confidence vote 2019-09-09 05:26:13

Dogs in Norway hit by mysterious illness 2019-09-09 05:12:18Some 200 dogs have displayed the same symptoms — bloody diarrhoea and vomit, intense fatigue — in recent weeks and around 25 of them have

Swedish prosecutor reviewing witness accounts in Assange case 2019-09-09 03:11:04

France says 1,500 died in summer's heat wave 2019-09-08 10:57:17France's health minister, Agnes Buzyn, speaking on France Inter radio on Sunday, said 1,500 people died in this summer's heatwave in France. There w

Russia insisted on handover of MH17 witness in 2019-09-07 12:58:02 Vladimir Tsemakh believed to be a former commander of Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, arrived in Moscow on Saturday as part of a landm

Russia, Ukraine swap prisoners in first sign of 2019-09-07 11:43:28While the exchange of 35 prisoners on each side could help rebuild confidence between Moscow and Kiev and allow them to start negotiating seriously on

MH17 suspect among prisoners swapped by Ukraine with 2019-09-07 08:45:05Volodymyr Tsemakh, whom Ukraine's security service has identified as a former commander of Russian-backed separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, was t

Swedish mountain loses highest peak title due to 2019-09-07 03:27:13