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Oct 10 2018

South African finance minister Nene resigns over Gupta scandal

The three Gupta brothers, who are allies of former President Jacob Zuma , were implicated by the former anti-graft ombudsman in influencing government appointments and t...

Oct 09 2018

GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Susan Collins several times ahead of her announcement Friday that she would support Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court - and he's been out of office for...

Oct 09 2018

Trump lashes out at female protesters

President Donald Trump began his Friday tweeting a conspiracy theory about people who've protested against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol ...

Oct 09 2018

Second poisoning suspect ID’d as military doctor who works for Russian GRU

The man, who used the alias Alexander Petrov to travel to the United Kingdom, was unmasked as a trained military doctor employed by the GRU - Russia's military intellig...

Oct 09 2018

Bush's daughter ties the knot in secret Kennebunkport ceremony

George W. Bush paid homage to his late mother in his Instagram post, writing that his newlywed daughter "is named for a unique and strong woman". Bush's father walked ...

Oct 08 2018

Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Haiti, at least 11 dead

The US Geological Survey said the epicentre of the aftershock was located 9.8 miles (15.8 kilometres) north-northwest of Port-de-Paix, the city hard hit by Saturday n...

Oct 08 2018

Climate change economists win Nobel prize

The committee said: "Romer demonstrates how knowledge can function as a driver of long-term economic growth". Paul Romer, a former assistant professor of economics at...

Oct 08 2018

Manhunt for killer continues, IDF warns he could strike again

Security footage shows the shooter fleeing, still armed with a rifle. Israeli border guards, police and military forces continue their massive manhunt for the terrorist...

Oct 08 2018

Secretary Pompeo: We have great concerns about China's actions, disagreements

He added that China "wants a different American president" and that the nation "is meddling in America's democracy" ahead of the midterm elections, he said . Pompeo wish...

Oct 07 2018

Vice President Pence Accuses China Of Trying To Interfere In U.S

Pence will also protest Beijing's construction of military fortresses in the South China Sea as well as Chinese efforts to intercept American ships carrying out naval exe...

Oct 07 2018

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's brother arrested in corruption case

Earlier, the court had reserved its judgment on NAB's plea to send the PML-N president on a 15-day physical remand. The National Accountability Bureau said in a stateme...

Oct 07 2018

Indonesian soldiers told to shoot looters in disaster-struck Sulawesi

The Indonesian government initially refused to accept global help, insisting its own military could handle the response, but as the scale of the disaster became clear Pre...

Oct 07 2018

Dutch government says it disrupted Russian attempt to hack chemical weapons watchdog

Image: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt , accuses Russia's GRU of "reckless and indiscriminate acts". The Russian military intelligence service GRU has targeted the W...

Oct 07 2018

French police probe Interpol chief’s disappearance on China trip

Meng's wife contacted police in Lyon , the French city where the worldwide police agency is based, after not hearing from him since September 25, and after receiving thr...

Oct 05 2018

Interpol president reported missing after trip to China

Interpol's headquarters are in Lyon, in central France . Meng, who previously served as China's vice minister of public security, was elected to lead the worldwide po...

Oct 05 2018

FBI's Kavanaugh report has 45 pages of interview notes and no summary

Democrats called the Federal Bureau of Investigation report a whitewash and said the White House placed constraints on the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which did not...

Oct 05 2018

‘Kind of appalling’: Republican senators criticize Trump for mocking Christine Blasey Ford

Senator Richard Blumenthal , a Democrat from CT, said: "This vile, mocking attack on a credible, immensely powerfully eloquent survivor of sexual assault is a mark o...

Oct 04 2018

Melania Trump meets over tea with Ghana's first lady, visits baby clinic

The president in an Oval Office meeting in January asked lawmakers why so many people from " shithole countries " immigrate to the USA, referring to countries in Africa, ...

Oct 04 2018

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation warns Russian Federation to halt 'reckless' behavior amid growing cyberattack claims

The Russian foreign ministry accused the West of "spy mania" over the latest allegations of cyber. All seven of the officers were indicted on cyber-hacking charges li...