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May 23 2019

Philippines' Duterte orders rubbish sent back to Canada

Canadian Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said later that the trash will be back on Canadian soil before the end of June. Those groups say the shipment was illega...

May 23 2019

Eiffel Tower closed after person is spotted trying to scale it

In a statement, the management tweeted: "The Eiffel Tower is now closed until further notice". Rescue workers vehicles park just down the Eiffel Tower Monday, May...

May 22 2019

Nigel Farage all shook up over Brexit Party funding claims

Interested in Brexit? Add Brexit as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Brexit news, video , and analysis from ABC News. Paul Crowther , 32, has been charg...

May 21 2019

Ukraine: Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as president

The political situation prompted one pro-Western lawmaker, Serguiy Vysotsky, to warn Zelensky that the inauguration "isn't the end of your adventures - it's just the begi...

May 21 2019

Trump Appears to Distance Himself From Alabama Abortion Law

Roe v Wade guarantees women's rights to abortion as long as the foetus is not viable - around 24 weeks of pregnancy. Carrying an orange sign with a coat hanger and...

May 21 2019

Texas Girl, 8, Found Safe After 'Heroes' Lead Police to Alleged Kidnapper

Salem had been walking with her mother when a auto approached the two. And the smiles on the faces of adults of the Fort Worth neighborhood where, 24 hours earlier, panic...

May 21 2019

Don McGahn: White House directs former lawyer not to testify

That response on Monday to a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee escalated an ongoing political standoff with Democrats over information related to special coun...

May 20 2019

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official - International

A statement from the US -led NATO Resolute Support mission said an Afghan unit on the ground had told coalition forces that the area was clear of friendly forces. Afgha...

May 20 2019

Congress switches to Mahatma Gandhi's image on twitter profile

At the same time, BJP chief also sought an apology from his Congress counterpart Rahul Gandhi for "maligning Hindu sanskriti". "The BJP does not associate with the co...

May 20 2019

Ministry now confirms Venezuelan talks

The South American nation has descended into chaos in recent months, with a flareup in recent weeks as a US -backed politician, Juan Guaido , made a bid to oust curren...

May 18 2019

Trump's order restricting Huawei sparks strong Chinese response

Joseph Franell, the company's chief executive officer, said in an interview on Thursday. Do you believe Huawei's Blockchain Service will be hindered because of this...

May 18 2019

Trump says Iran, too, may be confused about war signals

It will be an unmitigated disaster. Mixed with his threatening language, Trump has recently made comments urging Iranian leaders to sit down for talks, and tweeted o...

May 18 2019

Eta chief arrested after 17 years on run

He is accused over several Eta killings. Spanish authorities said Ternera, 69, had been living near Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, a French winter sports haven close to the b...

May 18 2019

Places Huawei and Its 67 Affiliates on Blacklist

Shares of Huawei's US suppliers fell on fears the Chinese firm would be forced to stop buying American chips, software and other components after the Trump administr...

May 17 2019

Shock as Rwandan killers of NZ tourists resettled in Australia

The agreement to send them to Australia reportedly was made amid a seemingly related deal, struck during the final days of the Obama administration, for the U.S.to take a...

May 17 2019

At odds on many fronts, United States and Russian Federation hope for better ties

Putin said . "We of course heard President Trump's statement that he expects to hold a meeting with President Putin, " Lavrov said in the news conference. "It's a...

May 17 2019

Sweden to reopen 2010 case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Swedish prosecutors had idled their case while Assange was holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Who will get to extradite Jullian Assange first - Sweden, which...

May 17 2019

U.S. pulls 'non-emergency staff' from Iraq as Iran tensions mount

Mr Trump is sending an aircraft carrier group, B-52 bombers and Patriot missiles to the Middle East to counter what the United States calls a heightened threat from...

May 16 2019

MSNBC's Cevallos on Alabama Abortion Ban: Roe V. Wade 'in Jeopardy'

Laura Stiller hands out coat hangers outside the Alabama State House as she talks about illegal abortions during a protest rally. Alabama senators rejected an attempt...

May 16 2019

'Like me, a little controversial': Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM Orban

You've done a good job and you've kept your country safe". He has refused to be confined to engaging only with traditional power players in the West. Orban has been accus...