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Tuesday, Feb 13

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Trump wants NASA out of space station by 2025, businesses in

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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2006, file photo, made available by NASA, astronaut Robert L. Curbeam Jr., left, and European Space Agency astronaut Christer Fuglesang, participate in a space walk during construction of the International Space…

Thursday, Feb 1

09

Diane Lane, Greg Kinnear join 'House of Cards' final season

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This combination photo shows Greg Kinnear, left, and Diane Lane, who will star as siblings in the final season of "House of Cards," on Netflix. (AP Photo/Files) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear are joining “House of Cards”…

Tuesday, Jan 30

Police witness: Kim Jong Nam met American before his murder

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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, second from left, is escorted by police as she leaves after a court hearing at Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, Malaysia, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Doan and Siti Aisyah of Indonesia pleaded not guilty to killing…

Sunday, Jan 28

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IKEA says founder Ingvar Kamprad has died at 91

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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2002 file photo, Ingvar Kamprad, founder of Swedish multinational furniture retailer IKEA, stands outside the company's head office in Almhult, Sweden. IKEA confirmed Sunday Ingvar Kamprad, the IKEA founder who…

Friday, Jan 26

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More than a year later, Syria's Aleppo still wrecked by war

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In this picture taken Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, Adnan Sabbagh stands in the door of his house that damaged by shelling in Aleppo, Syria. Thirteen months after government forces captured eastern rebel-held neighborhoods of Aleppo, life in the…

Old guard against new blood in Cyprus presidential vote

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A woman and a man walk in front of the head office of the Cypriot Presidential candidate and leader of the center-right DIKO party Nicolas Papadopoulos, as seen on a poster on a window, in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018.…

Thursday, Jan 25

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Jones, Thome, Guerrero, Hoffman elected to baseball Hall

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FILE - In this Friday, May 11, 2012 file photo, Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones hits an RBI-single during the third inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis. Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero and…

Wednesday, Jan 24

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US ‘America First’ tariffs on washing machines and solar panels anger China, South Korea

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China and South Korea on Tuesday denounced steep US tariffs on solar-energy cells and washing machines. After President Donald Trump approved the new measures, the Asian giants threatened to raise their case before the World Trade…

Tuesday, Jan 23

04

The Kim Jong Nam murder trial: Who’s who?

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It was a bizarre, brazen attack in broad day light. Two women – 25-year-old Indonesian Siti Aisyah and 29-year-old Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong – are accused of accosting and smearing the deadly VX nerve agent onto the face of a male…

Monday, Jan 22

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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh delays repatriation of refugees to Myanmar

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The repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar, which was slated to begin on Tuesday, has been delayed amid fears among officials that some refugees would be forced to return home. Abul Kalam, Bangladesh’s refugee and…

Saturday, Jan 20

03

In Xi we trust – Is China cracking down on Christianity?

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Last week, authorities in China’s northern Shanxi province demolished a massive evangelical church using bulldozers and dynamite. The Jindengtai (“Golden Lampstand”) mega-church, which reportedly had a congregation of 50,000 people, was…

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China, Russia outpace terrorism as greatest threat to US, says Pentagon

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The US Defense Department on Friday unveiled a new “national defense strategy” that portrays China and Russia as the largest threats to US interests, saying the country’s armed forces must increase combat readiness. “It is increasingly…

Only threats in Trump’s China policy?

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During the election campaign, Donald Trump denounced China as an unfair trading partner, accusing the country of currency manipulation and “the GREATEST JOBS THEFT in the History of the World.” China has taken center stage in more than 200…

Friday, Jan 19

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‘Submit or suffer’ – Rappler shutdown worries Philippine media

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First Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte went after drug users and petty criminals, and after that, legislators and critics who dared oppose him. Now activists say that Duterte is targeting the Philippine media. On Monday, the Securities…

Thursday, Jan 18

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North and South Korea to march under unified flag at Winter Olympics

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After intense negotiations, the two Koreas announced on Wednesday that they will make a joint entrance at next month’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Following a meeting in the truce village of Panmunjom, the latest in a string of recent…

Wednesday, Jan 17

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Philippines government under fire over decision to shutter news site

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The government has come under fire at home and abroad over the decision of a regulatory agency to shutter one of the country’s leading independent news sites that has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte. The National Union of…

Chinese attack submarine lurking near disputed waters angers Japan

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There are renewed tensions in the East China Sea after a Chinese attack submarine was detected last Thursday operating in the so-called contiguous zone around the Japanese-controlled Senkaku Islands, which China claims as its territory and…

Tuesday, Jan 16

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Myanmar, Bangladesh agree to return Rohingya refugees in two years

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Officials in Bangladesh and Myanmar announced the first concrete deadline for returning hundreds of thousands of Rohingya to Myanmar on Tuesday, following a joint meeting in Myanmar’s capital, Naypyitaw. The repatriation plan, which…

Sunday, Jan 14

05

North Korea makes art troupe top priority in Olympic talks with South

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South Korea’s Unification Ministry on Saturday said the North wanted to discuss its plan for an art performance before thrashing out further details of its participation at the Olympics. The ministry said Pyongyang wanted to discuss the…

Friday, Jan 12

06

Iranian ayatollah in Hanover – ‘Germany should not be a haven for criminals’

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Police in the western German city of Hanover told the newspaper “Neue Presse”that Iranian Ayatollah Mahmud Hashemi Shahroudi had left the city. The Iranian cleric was receiving medical treatment for a reported brain tumor at a private…

Pakistan child rape and murder case ‘just tip of iceberg’

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In the eastern city of Kasur, people are protesting lack of progress in finding those responsible for the kidnapping, rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab Ansari. At least two people have died during violent clashes between police and…

Malaysia to pay up to $70 million if US seabed exploration firm finds MH370

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Malaysia signed a deal to pay a US seabed exploration firm up to $70 million (€58 million) on Wednesday, if it is able to find the missing Malaysian Airlines aircraft MH370 in a new search area in the Southern Indian Ocean. MH370…

Tuesday, Jan 9

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Berlin ‘kidnapping’: Nowhere to run from Vietnam’s anti-corruption campaign

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In 2016, Trinh Xuan Thanh, the former head of PetroVietnam Construction (PVC), fled to Germany from Vietnam. Thanh was trying to avoid prosecution in Vietnam on charges of embezzlement and mismanagement, along with taking 500,000 euros (…

Sunday, Jan 7

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US aid cut: Why Pakistan shouldn’t rely on China

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It comes as no surprise that Pakistani authorities are looking toward China after the US State Department decided to suspend security assistance to Islamabad on Thursday. China has been a close regional ally of Pakistan for decades and has…

Friday, Jan 5

03

China experiments with sweeping Social Credit System

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Are you a good person? In the event that you’re not quite sure, help will soon be at hand in China. The government there is planning to introduce a comprehensive rating system for its citizens, known as the Social Credit System. In…

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US suspends ‘security assistance’ to Pakistan after Donald Trump calls it terrorist ‘haven’

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The US State Department on Thursday announced the White House’s decision to suspend security assistance to Pakistan worth significantly more than the $255 million (€211 million) in military aid given to Pakistan to purchase American…

Thursday, Jan 4

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North Korea reopens hotline to South to talk Olympics

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North Korea has restored a cross-border hotline to the South to discuss its participation in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The hotline, which is situated at the shared border village of Panmunjom, was cut by the…

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Looking back to 2017, top 10 international events

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Donald Trump officially took office and pledged to become 45 th president of the United States on January 20 th. President Donald Trump is joined by the Congressional leadership and his family as he formally signs his cabinet nominations…

Wednesday, Jan 3

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US wants North Korea to give up nuclear weapons as pre-condition of talks

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The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley (above), told reporters on Tuesday that the US would only start taking talks between North and South Korea seriously when the North showed a commitment to denuclearization. “North Korea can talk to…

Tuesday, Jan 2

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South Korea seizes another ship suspected of shipping oil to North Korea

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South Korean officials said on Sunday that they had seized a Panama-flagged ship suspected of carrying illegal oil shipments to North Korea in breach of international sanctions, just days after announcing that a first vessel had been…