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  • US condemns 'ethnic cleansing' of Myanmar's Rohingya
    on November 22, 2017 at 3:45 pm

    The United States on Wednesday toughened its stance on Myanmar, accusing the country's security forces of perpetrating "horrendous atrocities" against the Rohingya that amount to "ethnic cleansing" of the Muslim minority. […]

  • Zimbabwe's incoming leader returns home to cheers
    on November 22, 2017 at 3:15 pm

    Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa emerged from hiding on Wednesday, departing from neighboring South Africa to return home in preparation to take power after Robert Mugabe's stunning resignation. […]

  • US Navy plane crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued
    on November 22, 2017 at 12:29 pm

    The C-2 "Greyhound" transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles (925 kilometers) southeast of Okinawa as it was bringing passengers and cargo from Japan to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the Navy said in a statement. […]

  • Judgement day for 'Butcher of Bosnia'
    on November 22, 2017 at 10:57 am

    UN judges on Wednesday began handing down their verdict in the trial of former Bosnian Serbian commander Ratko Mladic, accused of genocide and war crimes in the brutal Balkans conflicts over two decades ago. […]

  • German political limbo threatens European reform push
    on November 22, 2017 at 9:35 am

    Following the collapse of German coalition talks, however, the prospects for a meaningful leap forward in European cooperation, driven by newly minted governments in Berlin and Paris, look dimmer than ever. […]

  • Zimbabwe poised to swear in new president, Mnangagwa
    on November 22, 2017 at 7:55 am

    Zimbabwe's recently fired vice president is set to return today to be sworn in as the country's new leader. The transfer of power to Emmerson Mnangagwa comes after Robert Mugabe announced his resignation in the middle of impeachment proceedings again him. […]

  • Hariri, back in Beirut, attends national day parade
    on November 22, 2017 at 7:53 am

    Hariri, whose sudden resignation on Nov. 4 pitched Lebanon into crisis, flew into Beirut late on Tuesday. He stood alongside President Michel Aoun and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri at a military parade in central Beirut. […]

  • China expresses concern over political unrest in Pak
    on November 22, 2017 at 6:45 am

    Despite hiccups, the JCC approved the Long-Term Plan envisaging broad parameters for future cooperation, but could not conclude agreements on development projects and special economic/industrial zones, the report said. […]

  • US military opens new, risky front in Afghan air war
    on November 22, 2017 at 5:49 am

    As the US military opens a new front in its air war in Afghanistan, targeting the Taliban's poppy-processing factories and dropping thousands of more bombs, experts are warning of the risk of alienating the local population. […]

  • Zimbabwe awaits new leader after Mugabe's shock exit
    on November 22, 2017 at 5:11 am

    Zimbabweans wait to discover when their new leader would be appointed after president Robert Mugabe's resignation brought a sudden end to a 37-year reign of authoritarian rule. […]

  • US slaps new sanctions on North Korean, Chinese firms
    on November 22, 2017 at 3:05 am

    The sanctions were imposed under a September executive order that opened the way for the US to punish foreign companies dealing with the North. It bars those sanctioned from holding US assets or doing business with Americans. […]

  • Putin briefs Trump on Syria after surprise Assad talks
    on November 22, 2017 at 2:40 am

    Putin's flurry of diplomacy also included phone talks with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and the leaders of Egypt and Israel, ahead of a trilateral summit with the presidents of Turkey and Iran on Wednesday. […]

  • Rex Tillerson accused of flouting law on child soldiers
    on November 22, 2017 at 12:52 am

    Keeping the countries off the annual list makes it easier to provide them with US military assistance. […]

  • Suicide car bomb kills 21 in town north of Baghdad
    on November 21, 2017 at 3:09 pm

    A suicide car bomber killed at least 21 people in an attack on a busy market in a town north of Baghdad on Tuesday, a security official said. Dozens more were wounded when the attacker blew up the vehicle in the middle of the fruit and vegetable market in Tuz Khurmatu, the official said. […]

  • China sentences rights lawyer to 2 years in prison
    on November 21, 2017 at 11:27 am

    A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in prison on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state power, the latest verdict passed down in a sweeping crackdown on activism that has drawn widespread international criticism. […]

  • At least 50 dead in Nigeria mosque bombing: Police
    on November 21, 2017 at 9:51 am

    The blast happened during early morning prayers at the Madina mosque in the Unguwar Shuwa area of Mubi, some 200 kilometres (125 miles) by road from the Adamawa state capital, Yola. […]

  • Putin meets Assad ahead of Syria talks with Turkey and Iran
    on November 21, 2017 at 7:59 am

    Putin praised Assad for "fighting terrorism," which he predicted would suffer an "inevitable" defeat in Syria, the Kremlin said. Putin said he would "consult" world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, on his talks with Assad. […]

  • Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new report
    on November 21, 2017 at 7:44 am

    Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to ``dehumanizing apartheid,'' Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned home. […]

  • Trump asks US SC for full enforcement of travel ban
    on November 21, 2017 at 6:43 am


  • US ends 'protected' status for Haitian immigrants
    on November 21, 2017 at 3:06 am