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No deal in Philippines hostage saga

10 hours ago | International

Civilians held hostage by Islamist militants occupying a southern Philippine city have been forced by their captors to loot homes, take up arms against government troops and serve as sex slaves for rebel fighters, the...

Russia urges US restraint in Syria

10 hours ago | International

The Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov in a telephone conversation with American secretary of state Rex Tillerson urged Washington to take measures to prevent provocation against Syrian government troops, the Russian foreign ministry said in...

China mourns dead after landslide

1 day - 27 June 2017 | International

Villagers in China visited what used to be their relatives' homes on Monday to mourn loved ones lost when a landslide swept down a mountain, with little hope of finding anyone alive after more than...

Mexico hits back at Trump

2 days ago - 26 June 2017 | International

Mexico may have a problem with violence, but its government says it is not the second most violent country in the world, as US President Donald Trump has claimed on Twitter.The Mexican foreign ministry pointed...

Brexit vote one year on

2 days ago - 26 June 2017 | International

A year to the day after Britain voted to quit the European Union, the divorce proceedings are only just starting and European leaders are hoping that the decree absolute never comes through.On June 23 last...

Germany spied on White House

5 days ago - 23 June 2017 | International

Germany's foreign intelligence service long spied on numerous official and business targets in the United States, including the White House, Spiegel weekly reported Thursday.The magazine...

Saudi king ousts nephew

6 days ago - 22 June 2017 | International

Saudi King Salman ousted his nephew as crown prince yesterday and installed his son Mohammed bin Salman - the first of a new generation set...

French detain family of Champs-Elysees attacker

1 week ago - 21 June 2017 | International

French police have taken into custody four members of the family of a radicalised Islamist who was killed when he rammed a car loaded with...

Warmbier's death sparks new tension

1 week ago - 21 June 2017 | International

Otto Warmbier, the US student released in a coma last week after nearly 18 months in detention in North Korea, died on Monday, prompting President...

Colombia rebels kidnap journos

1 week ago - 21 June 2017 | International

Two Dutch journalists have been detained in northeastern Colombia by what the police suspect are rebels with the National Liberation Army (ELN), authorities said.The leftist...

Colombia hunts 'terrorists' behind deadly mall bombing

1 week ago - 20 June 2017 | International

Colombia's leaders and main rebel groups pledged Sunday that a mall bombing that killed three women would not disrupt the country's peace process, even as...

65 million people displaced

1 week ago - 20 June 2017 | International

Devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan had left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the...

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Cosby trial almost done

2 weeks ago - 14 June 2017 | International

The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial resumed deliberations on Tuesday.Jurors were sent back to their hotel late Monday night after deliberating for about...

Morocco will send food to...

2 weeks ago - 14 June 2017 | International

Morocco said it would send plane-loads of food to Qatar to boost supplies there after Gulf Arab states cut diplomatic and economic ties with Doha.Qatar,...

No deal for UK potentially

2 weeks ago - 13 June 2017 | International

Britain's Brexit minister David Davis said Britain could still walk away from negotiations with the European Union with no deal, and it was important to...

London attack: What we know

2 weeks ago - 08 June 2017 | International

Seven people were killed in a terror attack in the British capital on Saturday when a van smashed into pedestrians on London Bridge before three...

Erdogan speaks to leaders in...

3 weeks ago - 07 June 2017 | International

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken to key players in the dispute between Qatar and neighbouring Gulf Arab countries in efforts to find a...

Geingob praises Cuba solidarity

3 weeks ago - 06 June 2017 | International

President Hage Geingob said Namibia as well as other African countries will continue to support all solidarity programmes with Cuba. ÔÇťAfrica will continue to support...

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