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Military says that Chad's president killed on battlefield New! 2021-04-20 07:12:41N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno, who ruled the central African nation for more than three decades, was killed Tuesday

Merkel defends German/Russian pipeline construction New! 2021-04-20 06:26:07BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday defended her country's ongoing cooperation with Russia on the building of the Nord Str

US ambassador in Moscow heads home for consultations New! 2021-04-20 05:53:28MOSCOW (AP) - The U.S. ambassador to Russia said Tuesday he will head home for consultations - a move that comes after the Kremlin prodded him to take

China rejects accusations of abuses in Xinjiang New! 2021-04-20 05:53:23BEIJING (AP) - China’s government on Tuesday rejected accusations of abuses in the Xinjiang region after a human rights group appealed for a U.N

Reports: UK to toughen climate target before Biden New! 2021-04-20 05:24:56LONDON (AP) - The U.K. government will set itself a more ambitious climate target, pledging to reduce carbon emissions by three-quarters of their 1990

EU expands sanctions against Myanmar military, companies New! 2021-04-20 03:26:28BANGKOK (AP) - The European Union expanded its sanctions against Myanmar’s military leaders and army-controlled companies ahead of a regional me

Pakistan Parliament to consider French envoy's expulsion New! 2021-04-20 02:07:44LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan’s Parliament is expected to consider a resolution on Tuesday about whether the French envoy should be expelled

Amid U.S. strains, China's Xi warns against 'unilateralism' New! 2021-04-20 00:42:46BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for more equitable management of global affairs and, in an implicit rejection of U

Biden's virtual climate summit: Diplomacy sans human touch New! 2021-04-20 00:05:13WASHINGTON (AP) - There will be no hands to shake or backs to slap, no way to look a foreign leader in the eye. The small human moments that define st

Joe Biden invites Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin to New! 2021-04-19 20:25:27President Biden will summon dozens of world leaders Thursday and Friday for a virtual climate change summit aimed at securing historic cuts in polluti

Colombia peace court alarmed over killings of former New! 2021-04-19 20:10:39BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Colombia’s postwar reconciliation tribunal said Monday that violence against former guerrilla fighters and community lea

UN agency to provide food assistance for Venezuelan New! 2021-04-19 18:15:17CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The food assistance agency of the United Nations announced Monday that it will begin operations in Venezuela after reaching

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At least 11 killed, dozens injured in Egypt 2021-04-18 14:38:26Egyptian authorities say at least 11 people have been killed and almost 100 others injured in a passenger train derailment north of Cairo.

The U.S. is awash in vaccine supply. Its 2021-04-18 04:00:00With some U.S. states now boasting more than one dose of COVID-19 vaccine for every adult, the newest concern involves demand: Will enough Americans g

U.S. safety regulator issues warning about Peloton's Tread+ 2021-04-17 19:06:45U.S. safety regulators warned people with kids and pets Saturday to immediately stop using a treadmill made by Peloton after one child died and nearly

Health of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny worsening amid 2021-04-17 17:08:25Dr. Yaroslav Ashikhmin said Saturday that test results he received from Navalny's family show him with sharply elevated levels of potassium, which ca

MP William Amos speaks out: Leaked naked photo 2021-04-17 12:11:49The Liberal MP who inadvertently flashed his parliamentary colleagues says the fact that a screenshot of him in the nude was leaked to the media sends

Chauvin trial highlights and takeaways 2021-04-16 19:45:00CBC's Susan Ormiston takes a look back at 14 days of testimony at the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged

Biden will lift refugee cap in May after 2021-04-16 19:13:04Facing swift blowback from allies and aid groups, the White House on Friday said U.S. President Joe Biden plans to lift his predecessor's historicall

MIT researchers turn spider webs into musical forms 2021-04-16 18:20:00Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology put spider web formations through computer algorithms, creating melodic tones, chords and dis

Russia to expel 10 U.S. diplomats in response 2021-04-16 16:30:48Russia said it would expel 10 U.S. diplomats and take other retaliatory moves in a tense showdown with Washington in response to a barrage of new U.S.

Castro era ending in Cuba as Raúl announces 2021-04-16 14:52:03Raúl Castro confirmed he was handing over the leadership of Cuba's all-powerful Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by hi

Peaky Blinders, Harry Potter actor Helen McCrory dead 2021-04-16 12:15:24Britain's Helen McCrory, who starred in Harry Potter films and the TV series Peaky Blinders, has died after a battle with cancer, her husband, a

U.S. preparing for COVID-19 booster shots, as Pfizer 2021-04-16 10:17:46The United States is preparing for the possibility that a booster shot will be needed between nine to 12 months after people are initially vaccinated

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After deadly year on the roads, California and 2021-04-19 08:00:31Lawmakers in California and other states are rethinking how they set and enforce speed limits, giving local authorities more power to slow drivers.

How a scrappy Chicano from L.A. came to 2021-04-19 08:00:27With supreme confidence and politically incorrect bluster, businessman Dan Pena made a fortune. He prods and pokes his students to do the same.

Clock's running out on climate change. California says 2021-04-19 08:00:03Solar panels, wind turbines and electric cars are not enough to beat climate change. California is also looking at giant carbon-sucking vacuums.

Maintaining a memorial at the scene of George 2021-04-19 06:00:55For many in Minneapolis, the space outside Cup Foods where Floyd died is sacred ground that should remain closed off or a meaningful site that shouldn

Op-Ed: Missiles and warheads in holes in the 2021-04-19 06:00:47Keep warheads mobile, at sea or in the air, not in underground silos whose location hasn't changed in decades.

Chicago's Little Village divided over police shooting of 2021-04-18 21:42:46 Video of Chicago police officer shooting 13-year-old Adam Toledo fuels peaceful protests.

Column: No matter the verdict in the Chauvin 2021-04-18 08:00:54After Adam Toledo, Daunte Wright and Caron Nazario, I'd like to think something has changed. But the many calls for police reform sound just as hollo

Afghanistan's war — and America's stakes in it 2021-04-18 07:00:58The battle for Afghanistan began long before American troops arrived in 2001, and won't end when the last U.S. soldier is gone.

Police killed their loved ones. Now they're hopeful 2021-04-18 06:00:51It's a club no one wants to join. These Black families have lost loved ones to police brutality. The Chauvin trial could bring justice.

Op-Ed: We don't need a new Cold War 2021-04-18 06:00:13The national security state is cheering for a new Cold War with China. Americans should be deeply worried.

A royal feud has some Jordanians asking: Is 2021-04-18 05:00:32The shocking rupture between King Abdullah and his half-brother Prince Hamzah has caused many Jordanians to reappraise their country's monarchy.

U.S. pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccine could 2021-04-17 14:07:13Experts said that while the pause on Johnson & Johnson's vaccine may make sense for the U.S., stoppages in poorer countries would end up costing

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Myanmar junta has 'no heart for humanity', says New! 2021-04-20 08:19:50Unrest continues in Myanmar where more than 700 civilians have been killed since the February 1st military coup that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi. The prot

Chad's Idriss Deby, a longstanding French ally in New! 2021-04-20 07:58:03Idriss Deby Itno, who was on course for a sixth term as Chad's president before he died from injuries sustained in battle, had earned a reputation as

Laschet wins battle to lead Merkel's party into New! 2021-04-20 06:47:57Armin Laschet, the governor of Germany’s most populous state, on Tuesday won a bruising power struggle to become the candidate of Chancellor Ang

Chadian President Idriss Deby dies on frontline after New! 2021-04-20 06:46:05Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has died on the battlefield after three decades in power, the army announced on state television on Tuesday.

‘The ultimate betrayal’: Fans slam creation of European New! 2021-04-20 05:19:36Supporters of the six Premier League clubs leading the breakaway European Super League have slammed the controversial plan, branding it the “ult

Pakistan parliament to consider French envoy's expulsion after New! 2021-04-20 03:42:50Pakistan’s Parliament is expected to consider a resolution on Tuesday about whether the French envoy should be expelled over the publication of

CO2 emissions set to rebound to second-highest in New! 2021-04-20 02:30:39Climate-changing CO2 emissions are set to surge by the second-biggest amount in history this year as the global economy recovers from the Covid-19 pan

‘Dramatic deterioration’ in press freedom since start of New! 2021-04-20 01:36:08There’s been a “dramatic deterioration” of press freedom since the pandemic tore across the world, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) s

Germany’s CDU backs Armin Laschet as Merkel's successor New! 2021-04-19 22:56:12Angela Merkel's party early on Tuesday firmly backed Armin Laschet to be the conservative bloc's chancellor candidate at Germany's upcoming el

Former US Vice President Walter Mondale dies at New! 2021-04-19 22:42:48Former US Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who famously told voters to expect a tax increase should he win the presidency, died Monday, U

Police officer in Capitol riot died from natural New! 2021-04-19 22:08:50The police officer who died following the attack on the US Capitol by supporters of president Donald Trump in January was killed by two stro

Minneapolis on edge as jury begins deliberations in New! 2021-04-19 19:00:30Jurors on Monday began mulling the fate of the white ex-Minneapolis policeman accused of killing African-American George Floyd, a death that sparked a

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More Catalan, fair tuition & feminist protocols: Students New! 2021-04-20 09:07:48 Students have blocked the entrance to a university building in Barcelona, in Spain’s Catalonia region, and erected barricades inside. They have

New Zealand throws support behind Five Eyes spy New! 2021-04-20 08:38:18 New Zealand’s Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta has committed to the nation’s “vital” partnership with the Five Eyes spy

Georgia & Ukraine launch ‘remarkable’ attack on academic New! 2021-04-20 08:26:55 A professor from Ireland’s Dublin City University has lambasted a “remarkable attempt to undermine academic freedom” from the embas

‘Why would that be a bad thing?’ Djokovic New! 2021-04-20 08:17:25 Serbian tennis great Novak Djokovic has reacted to comments from rival Rafael Nadal about his “obsession” with winning Grand Slams and se

RT’s Keiser Report looks at what will replace New! 2021-04-20 08:13:35 Max Keiser talks to economist Alasdair Macleod of GoldMoney.com about geopolitics in an age of rampant money printing. Read Full Article at RT.com

Covid pandemic puts 34 million ‘on the very New! 2021-04-20 08:06:10 A group of more than 250 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) has warned that the world is “likely to face multiple famines” if governme

As Peloton faces scrutiny over safety of its New! 2021-04-20 08:04:40 Popular exercise equipment company Peloton came under fire from US regulators over injuries related to its Tread+ treadmill. Read Full Article at RT.

UK’s Johnson pledges to remove ‘ludicrous barriers’ to New! 2021-04-20 08:01:55 The British prime minister has spoken of his intention to end barriers created by the EU Withdrawal Agreement and re-establish free trade with Northe

Rock musician Ted Nugent mocked coronavirus…now says he New! 2021-04-20 07:55:15 Conservative rock musician Ted Nugent announced in a livestream that he had tested positive for Covid-19, before calling the virus a Chinese “a

‘So out of touch’: Elderly billionaire Real Madrid New! 2021-04-20 07:43:55 Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has been slammed for being "so out of touch" following comments made in an interview on Spanish television a

Celebrity-favored Aussie town that fought off McDonalds & New! 2021-04-20 07:33:03 Netflix’s plan to film a reality show about the dramatic struggles of Instagram influencers at an Australian beachside town has caused a backla

Pakistan’s parliament to vote on whether to expel New! 2021-04-20 07:28:41 Pakistan’s parliament will consider whether the French envoy should be expelled after increasing pressure and violent protests from the hardlin

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Military says that Chad's president Idriss Deby Itno New! 2021-04-20 13:53:53Chadian president Idriss Deby Itno, who ruled the central African nation for more than three decades, was killed Tuesday on the battlefield in a fight

Osaka seeks virus emergency after ongoing alert steps New! 2021-04-20 13:33:24Japan's western metropolis of Osaka has decided to ask the government to declare a state of emergency in the region after ongoing alert measures fail

Islamists call halt to Pakistan protest after government New! 2021-04-20 13:12:57A banned Pakistani Islamist group called an end to violent nationwide anti-France protests on Tuesday after the government called a parliamentary vote

France urges rebuke for Syria over chemical weapons New! 2021-04-20 13:02:30A group of 46 nations called Tuesday on member states of the global chemical weapons watchdog to diplomatically rebuke Syria for using toxic gas and n

Cape Town wildfire: About 90% of blaze now New! 2021-04-20 12:32:20Fire crews worked for a third day to extinguish a wildfire on the slopes of Cape Town's Table Mountain on Tuesday as the city came to terms with the

US mass shootings strain coroners' offices, 'the last New! 2021-04-20 12:13:36After a gunman killed eight workers and himself at an Indianapolis FedEx center last week - the city's third mass shooting this year - the chief depu

Armin Laschet wins battle to lead Angela Merkel's New! 2021-04-20 12:05:30Armin Laschet, the governor of Germany's most populous state, on Tuesday won a bruising power struggle to become the candidate of Chancellor Angela M

Japanese businessmen brighten makeup industry amid pandemic New! 2021-04-20 11:56:08The coronavirus pandemic has pushed many businesses in Japan to the edge of financial ruin, but Takumi Tezuka, who owns a makeup and hair salon for me

In death, long after loss, Walter Mondale's liberal New! 2021-04-20 11:51:15In the last days of his life, former Vice President Walter Mondale received a steady stream of phone calls of appreciation. Former Presidents Jimmy Ca

China's US embassy has begun accepting non-Chinese vaccine New! 2021-04-20 11:43:11Beijing has started to accept vaccination records from people seeking to enter China who have been inoculated in the United States with Covid-19 shots

Teen's death puts focus on split-second police decisions New! 2021-04-20 11:37:12Thirteen-year-old Adam Toledo dropped the gun he'd been holding, turned and began raising his hands just as the officer had commanded. Then the cop f

Russia says to launch own space station in New! 2021-04-20 11:15:50Russia's space agency said on Tuesday it hoped to launch its own orbital station in 2025 as Moscow considers withdrawing from the International Space

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As Derek Chauvin’s verdict looms, National Guard patrols New! 2021-04-20 08:48:01More than 3,000 National Guard soldiers, along with police officers, state police, sheriffs deputies and other law enforcement personnel have flooded

Britain, Israel explore ‘green travel corridor’ after vaccine New! 2021-04-20 07:53:20Israel's Foreign Ministry gave no timeline for implementing such a measure, which apparently would apply only to vaccinated travellers.

Derek Chauvin trial: Jury begins deliberations over death New! 2021-04-20 06:48:48The jury of six white people and six people who are Black or multiracial was set for its first full day of deliberations. T

Texas police to demand Tesla share data from New! 2021-04-19 23:43:30Officials said evidence including witness statements clearly indicated there was nobody in the driver's seat of the Model S when it crashed into a tr

Walter Mondale, former U.S. vice-president to Jimmy Carter, New! 2021-04-19 21:29:49Mondale was also the Democratic candidate for president in the 1984 election, which he lost to Ronald Reagan in the most lopsided defeat in U.S. polit

Where is Trina Hunt? Family, friends have no New! 2021-04-19 19:19:52Sunday marked three months since a Port Moody woman vanished - and her family and friends are desperate for any answers surrounding her sudden and mys

Fire crews rescue trapped man and dog from New! 2021-04-19 19:04:00Firefighters trained in swift water rescue pulled a man and his dog to safety from a half-submerged Jeep Cherokee.

Soccer’s richest teams to start a European Super 2021-04-19 15:27:09Twelve of Europe's top clubs have pledged to join a closed league similar to North America's MLB, NBA and NHL.

Elephants ‘trample’ suspected poacher to death in South 2021-04-19 14:46:30The suspect was fleeing authorities when he ran into a herd of elephants in South Africa, officials said.

150K Russian troops estimated near Ukraine’s borders, European 2021-04-19 14:13:37Ukrainian Defence Minister Andriy Taran said the country had 110,000 troops ready.

Alexei Navalny’s team calls for massive protests amid 2021-04-18 08:58:01``Our patient could die at any moment,'' said doctor Yaroslav Ashikhmin.

Armed patrol group joins Daunte Wright protests in 2021-04-18 07:17:48Hundreds of people have gathered outside the heavily guarded Brooklyn Center police station every night since Sunday.


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