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Last week, hundreds demanded that Amnesty International leave Nigeria
European council President Donald Tusk is to pay a working visit to Bulgaria at the invitation of President Rumen Radev, the press secretariat of the Bulgarian head of state has announced, quoted by B
A U.S. Senate investigation into Russia's meddling during the U.S. election should include a thorough review of any financial ties between Russia and President Donald Trump and his associates, Democra
Merkel said that securing the future of EU citizens living in Britain would be among the priorities in the negotiations.
The man was rescued by a Spanish military ship participating in the EU's "Operation Sophia" to crack down on smugglers, and then brought to the Italian island of Lampedusa.
Indian mobs near the nation’s capital have attacked and wounded at least nine university students from African countries since Sunday in a spasm of racial violence that a senior official called “d
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The largest U.S. electric company says it is suing insurance companies to force them to cover some of its multibillion-dollar costs to clean up the toxic residues left in the C
MONTREAL - Quebec's public security minister says police are taking all necessary steps to ensure public safety after a report suggested some workers at Montreal's airport may have been radicalized.
OTTAWA - The Trudeau Liberals say they plan to spend $195 million in the coming years on research to close data gaps on child care in Canada. The money is coming out of funds pledged in this month's
A visual timeline of key events related to Britain's decision to leave the European Union. Full story » (Oli Scarff / Getty Images) Jan. 23, 2013: British Prime Minister David Cameron delivers his
Alexandru Visinescu, an ex-prison boss in Ramnicu Valcea in eastern Romania, was also sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2015 for "crimes against humanity".
LONDON (AP) — Singer George Michael’s publicist says his funeral has been held in London. The private funeral ceremony took place Wednesday at Highgate Cemetery in north London. Michael’s
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says her predecessor wasted billions of dollars trying to fix traditional public schools. DeVos says former Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s s
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says the U.N. is partnering with a “corrupt” government in Congo, and she supports a large cut in the world’s largest p
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge says a videographer can go ahead with his lawsuit charging that North Carolina officials illegally copied his videos of the pirate of Blackbeard’s sunk
Russia's Lukoil, Anglo-Dutch Shell, Austria's OMV, Greece's Hellenic Petroleum, Serbia's Nis Petrol and Bulgarian Petrol - -- which control 70 percent of the petrol and 55 percent of the diesel marke
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — One of eight Arkansas death row inmates facing lethal injection next month is asking the state’s highest court to block his execution so evidence from his murder trial
It all started in 1949 with Saint Louis on top. And 68 years later, The Associated Press college basketball poll has ranked a total of 200 schools through more than 1,100 polls — 59 at No. 1. There h
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nearly 10,000 people have signed a petition urging the New York state Parole Board to deny the release of an ex-radical who drove a getaway car in the 1981 Brinks armored car robb
WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — A student at Rollins College in Florida has been suspended temporarily for his treatment of his Muslim professor. The Christian student says he is the victim of religious dis
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is vowing to step up efforts to combat the nation’s opioid addiction crisis. Trump said his administration wants “to help people who have become s
MONTREAL - Bombardier's senior executives saw their compensation rise by nearly 50 per cent last year at a time when it laid off thousands of workers, sought government aid and saw the first CSeries p
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former “Parks and Recreation” stars Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman are reuniting for an NBC reality competition focused on craft making. The network says Poehler and Off
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. general for the Middle East says the military has launched a formal investigation to determine what role the U.S. played in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul,
The flag on the Pakistan border is to be replaced for a fourth time after being torn by the wind.
The BBC caught up with two people in Texas who are looking forward to the wall's construction.
Francis spoke one day after a coalition commander said there is a 'fair chance' a coalition airstrike killed more than 100 civilians March 17.              
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Supreme Court has upheld the state’s method of lethal injection. In a unanimous opinion, the state’s highest court said that using the drug pentobarb
Nations led by China and the European Union rallied around a global plan to slow climate change on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump began undoing Obama-era plans for deep cuts in U.S. gre
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army captured the small town of Deir Hafer east of Aleppo from Islamic State on Wednesday, a Syrian military source said, part of its operations to drive back the jihadis
MONROE, La. (AP) — Police say a woman and man are facing multiple charges after marijuana was found on her 10-year-old daughter during a traffic stop in northeastern Louisiana. The News Star (http://
HALIFAX - Milder weather is on its way to parts of the Maritimes, but a meteorologist warns that winter may not be loosening its grip on the region quite yet. Environment Canada meteorologist Bob Rob
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is helping present courage awards to 13 women from around the world. The first lady and top State Department official Thomas Shannon are presenting the awards in Washi
Ex-Labor Party leader questioned a schoolboy's sexuality and derided female TV presenters.

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