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Vietnam police arrest anti-government blogger

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnamese police on Wednesday detained a prominent blogger for distributing anti-state information, the latest in a crackdown on critics of the country's Communist rulers.
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Authorities in Indonesia say they've issued a travel ban against the Indonesian business partner of President Donald Trump after he was accused of threatening a deputy attorney general
Indonesian police have found hundreds of books containing Daesh (ISIS) propaganda targeting children at the home of a suspect arrested in connection with the stabbing death of an officer, a police spo
"An agreement has been signed," May's spokesman told AFP without revealing the details.
With a heat wave expected later this week, Greece's government is urging striking garbage collectors to return to work after a 10-day protest has left huge piles of trash around Athens
Endangered Iberian lynx, symbol of Donada National Park’s biodiversity, dies during evacuation
French President Emmanuel Macron and his Ukraine counterpart Petro Poroshenko on June 26 expressed hopes of making progress in resolving the conflict in Ukraine, with Macron pressing for a withdrawal
Russia's FSB security agency on Monday said the Telegram messaging service was used by those behind the Saint Petersburg metro bombing, the latest salvo by authorities after they threatened to block t
President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. But the idea is expo
Italy`s centre-right parties hammered their centre-left rivals in mayoral elections, official results showed on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government with the support of a small Northern Irish Protestant party.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its crew, according
LONDON (Reuters) - It is "concerning" that all the tower blocks tested for combustible building materials after a devastating fire in west London have failed, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Th
TORONTO - When Howie Mandel played a Boston doctor on the 1980s medical drama "St. Elsewhere" it wasn't the medical jargon he struggled with — it was his Canadian accent. "I ......
TORONTO/WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Thousands of people who fled to Canada to escape President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal migrants have become trapped in legal limbo because of an overburd
FOGO ISLAND, N.L. - People in parts of Newfoundland may be growing weary of ice still clogging their waterways this late in June. But for tourism operators and local businesses the ...
The agreement comes more than two weeks after the Conservatives lost a parliamentary majority in a snap election.              
Pakistani hospitals on Monday struggled to treat scores of severely burned victims of a fuel tanker explosion that killed at least 146 people, as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif flew back from an overseas
The Greek government has urged striking garbage collectors to return to work after a 10-day protest has left huge piles of trash around Athens.
Russia's FSB security agency on Monday said the Telegram messaging service was used by those behind the Saint Petersburg metro bombing.
IRBIL, Iraq - Islamic State fighters launched a string of counterattacks in a western Mosul neighbourhood that had recently been declared free of the militant group, setting off clashes that ......
The massive operation to test tower blocks follows the Grenfell Tower inferno earlier this month that is presumed to have killed 79 people after it spread at shocking speed.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released a statement encouraging conversation between Qatar and the Arab countries boycotting it. Lindsey Granger has details.         
Crews searching through rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 100 more people remained missing. (June 24)      
A Roman Catholic priest abducted by Islamist militants who seized parts of a southern Philippine city has been seen alive, the military said Monday, as troops pressed on with their offensive.
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Three people, an adult and two children, have been killed in traffic accident in Mississauga just west of Toronto. Peel Regional Police say the two vehicle crash occurred ......
The shark was reportedly 8ft long and had to be put down after it was caught because of a head injury.
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - The battle to take full control of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days and an attempted fight-back by the militants failed, an Iraqi general told Reuters on Mon
MONCTON, N.B. - Marine mammal experts plan to meet today to discuss next steps as they try to figure out what caused the death of six North Atlantic right whales ...
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Three Mississippi teenagers charged in connection with the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy are scheduled to appear in court Monday. Madison County Justice Court Judge Bruce M
Islamic State appears to have destroyed the Great Mosque of Al-Nuri and its iconic leaning minaret
Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia torched nearly $1 billion worth of seized narcotics on Monday, a defiant show of force as police struggle to stem the rising flow of drugs in the region.
Mohammed VI told ministers Sunday of his "disappointment, dissatisfaction and concern" that the $670 million (600 million euro) programme in the northern Rif region was behind schedule, according to
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