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South Sea tensions growing

3 years ago - 18 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

China has deployed surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea, Taiwan said Wednesday, as Beijing insisted it had a right to build “self-defence” systems in the strategic region. Taiwan’s defence ministry confirmed...

South Sea tensions growing

3 years ago - 18 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

China has deployed surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea, Taiwan said Wednesday, as Beijing insisted it had a right to build “self-defence” systems in the strategic region. Taiwan’s defence ministry confirmed...

Syrian hospital strikes kill 50

3 years ago - 17 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

Hopes for a ceasefire in Syria were fading yesterday, after dozens were killed in air strikes on hospitals that France branded war crimes and Syria's president said implementing a truce would prove "difficult". The United Nations...

Jeb a ‘strong and steady hand’ for president

3 years ago - 17 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

George W. Bush, campaigning for his brother for the first time, says Jeb has the backbone and optimism to be president and that Americans should avoid nominating someone who “mirrors and inflames our frustration.” The former...

Syrian hospital strikes kill 50

3 years ago - 17 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

Hopes for a ceasefire in Syria were fading yesterday, after dozens were killed in air strikes on hospitals that France branded war crimes and Syria's president said implementing a truce would prove "difficult". The United Nations...

Jeb a ‘strong and steady hand’ for president

3 years ago - 17 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

George W. Bush, campaigning for his brother for the first time, says Jeb has the backbone and optimism to be president and that Americans should...

Trump, Bush get personal

3 years ago - 15 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

Donald Trump and Jeb Bush took the gloves off Saturday in the Republican presidential debate, with the billionaire frontrunner unleashing a tirade of intense and...

Trump, Bush get personal

3 years ago - 15 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

Donald Trump and Jeb Bush took the gloves off Saturday in the Republican presidential debate, with the billionaire frontrunner unleashing a tirade of intense and...

Haitians starving

3 years ago - 12 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

The UN agency, which is launching an US$84 million appeal to help stave off extreme malnutrition and deaths in an already fragile Haiti, is blaming...

Haitians starving

3 years ago - 12 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

The UN agency, which is launching an US$84 million appeal to help stave off extreme malnutrition and deaths in an already fragile Haiti, is blaming...

They pulled a trump card

3 years ago - 11 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

Donald Trump served notice on Tuesday to those who have refused to take his 2016 White House campaign seriously: The celebrity real-estate developer and former...

They pulled a trump card

3 years ago - 11 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

Donald Trump served notice on Tuesday to those who have refused to take his 2016 White House campaign seriously: The celebrity real-estate developer and former...

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Turkey fears migrant influx

3 years ago - 10 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

The Turkish government fears that fierce fighting in Syria's Aleppo province will spark the arrival of up to 600 000 refugees at its border in...

No new trial for paedophile...

3 years ago - 10 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

A federal judge refused to grant a new trial for a Pennsylvania priest who claimed federal prosecutors wrongly withheld evidence in his sexual tourism case. The...

Turkey fears migrant influx

3 years ago - 10 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

The Turkish government fears that fierce fighting in Syria's Aleppo province will spark the arrival of up to 600 000 refugees at its border in...

Aleppo basement schools face bombardments...

3 years ago - 09 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

At the unofficial schools run by Syrian activist group Kesh Malek in opposition-held districts of Aleppo, the children don't go outside to play during breaks...

Martelly leaves office

3 years ago - 09 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

President Michel Martelly made his farewell speech to Haiti as he departed office on Sunday with no successor yet chosen because a runoff election was...

Aleppo basement schools face bombardments...

3 years ago - 09 February 2016 | INTERNATIONAL

At the unofficial schools run by Syrian activist group Kesh Malek in opposition-held districts of Aleppo, the children don't go outside to play during breaks...

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