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November 30, 2017 9:55 am gmt |
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The Peruvian Catholic Church and the country’s postal service have teamed up to launch commemorative stamps to mark the January visit of Pope Francis to the Andean nation. The Episcopal Conference and Serpost, Peru’s postal service, unveiled the stamps on Wednesday (November 29). A total ...
In Asia
November 30, 2017 4:23 am gmt |
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North Korea says it has successfully tested a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that can reach the whole of continental United States. State television claimed that Pyongyang had now achieved its mission of becoming a nuclear state. North Korea has fired its highest-ever intercontinental...
In Latest Stories
November 28, 2017 10:07 am gmt |
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Hawaii is reinstating a decades-old, nuclear attack warning signal in an effort to prepare for a potential North Korean missile launch. The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency released a Public Service Announcement (PSA), explaining that the sirens would be tested on December 1, and then on the first ...
In World
November 28, 2017 4:29 am gmt |
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Pope Francis departed from Rome’s Fiumicino airport on Sunday (November 26) headed for Myanmar. The trip is a delicate one for the world’s most senior Christian to a majority Buddhist country accused by Washington of the “ethnic cleansing” of Muslim Rohingya people. The pontif...
In World
November 27, 2017 3:59 am gmt |
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Many Egyptians expressed their anger after a terrorist attack on a mosque killed 305 people in Egypt’s North Sinai province on Friday. The attack happened around noon on Friday, when Muslims gather at mosques for weekly prayers. An explosive device detonated and gunmen fired at worshipers in a ...
In World
November 26, 2017 4:28 am gmt |
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Argentine President Mauricio Macri ordered a “serious investigation” into the circumstances of the missing submarine ARA San Juan, which vanished on Nov. 15 in the South Atlantic with 44 crew on board. He made the remarks at the Argentine navy headquarters in Buenos Aires on Friday. It...
In Latest Stories
November 24, 2017 8:19 am gmt |
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Bangladesh has signed a deal with Myanmar to return hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled a recent army crackdown. A statement from the Bangladesh foreign ministry said displaced people could begin to return within two months. The two sides say they are working on the details. The crisis...
In Australia
November 24, 2017 5:45 am gmt |
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Thursday (November 23) that asylum seekers residing at the Manus Island detention camp in Papua New Guinea should leave the centre and go to alternative accommodation on the island. Police entered an officially-shuttered Australian-run detention camp...
In Uncategorized
November 23, 2017 7:22 am gmt |
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Zimbabwe’s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa returned to capital Harare Wednesday to a warm welcome, two days ahead of his scheduled sworn in ceremony as the country’s president. Mnangagwa headed to the headquarters of the ruling Zanu-PF party for a briefing upon his arrival Wednesday af...
In World
November 23, 2017 4:53 am gmt |
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Zimbabwean President Robert Gabriel Mugabe, formally tender his resignation as the president of Zimbabwe with immediate effect. His resignation was announced Tuesday by Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda during a joint sitting of the Senate and National Assembly that was debating his impeachment mot...
In Latest Stories
November 20, 2017 5:37 am gmt |
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Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe defied expectations he would resign on Sunday (November 19), pledging to preside over a ZANU-PF congress next month even though the ruling party had removed him as its leader hours earlier. ZANU-PF had given the 93-year-old less than 24 hours to quit as head o...
In World
November 20, 2017 5:37 am gmt |
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Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is to meet the army chief amid intense pressure for him to step down. Mediation will be led by a Catholic priest, state TV said. Mr Mugabe has largely been confined to his house since the army took over on Wednesday. The governing Zanu-PF party is also meeting...
In America
November 19, 2017 5:17 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump touted the success of his recent Asian trip on Wednesday (November 15) highlighting calls for China to implement “fair” and “equitable” trade practices with the United States. Trump told reporters “The days of the United States being taken adv...
In Uncategorized
November 16, 2017 1:26 pm gmt |
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Suicide bomb attackers killed 10 people and wounded 30 in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Wednesday (November 15), an emergency agency official said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the latest attack, which emergency officials and members of a government-approved vigilante g...
In World
November 16, 2017 5:14 am gmt |
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European Council Donald Tusk expressed the European Union’s commitment to help combat violent extremism in Southeast Asia during a regional meeting with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Tuesday (November 14). Recent attacks by pro-Islamic State fighters in the southern Phil...