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New President tells Russia's Vladimir Putin that France will retaliate if chemical weapons are used in Syria fighting
Mon, 29 May 2017 19:24:45 GMT
Gasping for life: Syria's merciless war on its own children
Tue, 09 May 2017 22:13:28 GMT
Editor's note: This story contains extremely graphic images of dead children.
French president calls on Putin to protect gay Chechens
Mon, 29 May 2017 19:06:24 GMT
French president Emmanuel Macron says he has urged Vladimir Putin to ensure that the rights of LGBT people are protected following allegations of a crackdown on gay men in the Russian republic of Chechnya.
Analysis: Macron proves why the Trump handshake matters so much
Mon, 29 May 2017 18:50:34 GMT
There's a tendency among "serious" people to dismiss the importance of the pomp, circumstance and symbolism in politics. "Focus on the policy, not the perceptions!" they shout. Who cares about the fluff!?!?!
'Political bromance' brews at G-7 summit
Mon, 29 May 2017 16:18:19 GMT
A photo op with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron created a social media buzz.
New photos of Manchester bomber: Did you see this blue suitcase?
Mon, 29 May 2017 21:27:33 GMT
Death toll tops 160 in Sri Lanka floods
Mon, 29 May 2017 21:44:32 GMT
Sri Lanka remains in the grips of the worst flooding in 14 years, and the bad weather that has killed more than 160 people is expected to continue, the Red Cross said Monday.
Tiger kills zookeeper in apparent 'freak accident'
Mon, 29 May 2017 23:43:18 GMT
A tiger killed a zookeeper in an enclosure at Hamerton Zoo Park in the hamlet of Steeple Gidding, near Cambridge, United Kingdom, according to the Cambridgeshire Constabulary's Facebook page.
North Korea conducts 3rd missile test in 3 weeks
Mon, 29 May 2017 09:04:49 GMT
North Korea launched a ballistic missile test Monday, its third in a little over three weeks.
Merkel: Europeans can't 'completely' rely on US, others
Mon, 29 May 2017 12:52:33 GMT
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her experience at recent international summits featuring US President Donald Trump showed her Europe can't "completely" rely on the United States and other longstanding allies.
Barcelona appoints Ernesto Valverde as new head coach
Mon, 29 May 2017 18:16:22 GMT
Barcelona has appointed former Athletic Bilbao, Valencia and Espanyol boss Ernesto Valverde as its new head coach.
Philippines battles growing ISIS threat
Tue, 30 May 2017 00:55:41 GMT
The black flag of ISIS has been raised in the Philippines.
Artists and activists call for Brazilian President Temer to resign
Sun, 28 May 2017 23:37:58 GMT
Hundreds of artists and activists gathered along Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach Sunday to demand the resignation of President Michel Temer and to ask for Congress to approve a call for new elections. Temer is under investigation for bribery, after a whistleblower's testimony alleging that he paid the former House Leader hush money leaked to one of the country's biggest newspapers.
British Airways says some service returning after day of chaos
Mon, 29 May 2017 01:52:43 GMT
British Airways is planning to have a "near normal schedule" out of Gatwick airport Sunday after it was forced to cancel Saturday flights out of London's two biggest airports.
What can tourists expect when visiting North Korea?
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:16:24 GMT
The tour bus bounces along one of North Korea's potholed roads, pop music blasting out over the speakers. It's a catchy tune and even though none of the tourists can understand the lyrics, a few are tapping their feet to the beat.
Russians protest plans to demolish Soviet-era apartments
Mon, 29 May 2017 14:09:05 GMT
Olga Novitskaya is not your typical insurgent. The 54-year old translator lives in an old apartment building in the Cheremushki district of Moscow, and she wants to stay there. The City Council wants Novitskaya, and about 1.6 million others, to move into new high-rise buildings. And that's set off an unlikely protest movement.
Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails end 40-day hunger strike
Sat, 27 May 2017 08:17:54 GMT
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ended their hunger strike Saturday after 40 days, officials said.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, dies
Sat, 27 May 2017 05:46:33 GMT
Zbigniew Brzezinski, the former national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, has died, his daughter announced on social media.
A single sentence showed what Trump means to the world
Mon, 29 May 2017 14:23:57 GMT
On Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel uttered a single sentence that speaks to how fundamentally President Donald Trump has reshaped -- and will continue to reshape -- the world, and America's place in it.
Some of us are complicit in racism
Mon, 29 May 2017 14:48:25 GMT
Remember this name: Richard Collins III.