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 2019-02-20 06:56 

Standard Digital

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Zimbabwe to run out of bread in one week...
 2019-02-20 06:37 

dpa

Trump nominates Jeffrey Rosen to be deputy attorney general...

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 2019-02-20 06:37 

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Police: European tourists missing in Australia 'could well be alive'...

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 2019-02-20 06:37 

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NASA unveils daily weather reports from Mars...

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 2019-02-20 06:37 

Washington Post

Saudi crown prince lauds centuries-old ties with India...

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says his visit to India will improve centuries-old ties, which he says are "in our DNA."...

 2019-02-20 06:36 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

Democrats not buying Trump's shutdown-ending 'compromise'...

Trump offered to extend temporary protection to young people brought to the US illegally as children and those fleeing disaster and violence zones...

 2019-02-20 06:36 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

Brexit is a symptom of a deeper malaise...

The surge of right-wing politics continues to assail principles of equality, freedom, and the mobility of people and goods...

 2019-02-20 06:25 

Al Jazeera

South Africa to deliver budget faced with huge debt, blackouts...

Finance minister under pressure to bail out power utility Eskom, set to reveal rescue plan on Wednesday....

 2019-02-20 06:21 

Euronews

Live updates: ISIS citizenship, France anti-Semitism and UK Labour crisis...

Euronews brings you the latest news and updates as they happen this morning....

 2019-02-20 06:10 

The Times of India

No rush to see North Korea denuclearize: Donald Trump...
 2019-02-20 06:10 

AP

Possible peace declaration looms large over Kim-Trump summit...

TOKYO (AP) — With their second summit fast approaching, speculation is growing that President Donald Trump may try to persuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to commit to denuclearization by......

 2019-02-20 06:07 

Washington Post

David Icke, accused of anti-Semitism, denied Australian visa...

British author and broadcaster David Icke, who critics accuse of anti-Semitism and of being a conspiracy theorist, has had his Australian visa canceled ahead of a speaking tour...

 2019-02-20 06:07 

Washington Post

Daughter of ex-Mao secretary boycotts Communist-led memorial...

The daughter of a Chinese Communist Party veteran who became a vocal critic of the regime has boycotted her father's funeral, saying it was against his wishes...

 2019-02-20 06:04 

Fox News

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Daughter of ex-Mao secretary boycotts Communist-led memorial...

The daughter of a Chinese Communist Party veteran who became a vocal critic of the regime has boycotted her father's funeral....

 2019-02-20 06:00 

AP

Deadly crackdown stokes fear among protesters in Venezuela...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jhonny Godoy had taken to Twitter to proclaim his opposition to President Nicolas Maduro, posting a video that showed him running through the streets waving the national......

 2019-02-20 05:59 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

My Health Record opt-outs top 2.5 million...

One in 10 people with a Medicare card choose to opt out of the new My Health Record digital health system, but Department of Health officials say the results are in line with expectations....

 2019-02-20 05:59 

Washington Post

The political battles to come after the fall of the Islamic State...

The focus shifts to the civilians caught in the middle and the problem posed by captured foreign fighters....

 2019-02-20 05:52 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Mother jailed over manslaughter of toddler Mason Lee...

Queensland mother Anne Maree Lee is sentenced to nine years in jail after pleading guilty to child cruelty and the manslaughter of her toddler Mason Jet Lee, however she will be eligible for parole in July this year....

 2019-02-20 05:46 

Sydney Morning Herald

Deadly measles infects thousands in Philippines as vaccines shunned...

than 130 people, mainly children, have died and 8443 others have fallen ill in the Philippines during a measles outbreak that has been largely blamed on fears about vaccinations....

 2019-02-20 05:41 

Al Jazeera

Despite hardships, small core still backs Venezuela's Maduro...

Six years of economic turmoil have not dampened revolutionary flame for tiny group of hardcore supporters...

 2019-02-20 05:33 

AP

AP PHOTOS: Red lanterns, lasers light up the Forbidden City...

The Lantern Festival that lit up Beijing's Forbidden City on Tuesday night was not one the last emperor would have recognized.The festival marking the end of 15 days of lunar new year......

 2019-02-20 05:31 

The Times of India

Border wall, bullet train: California vs. Trump escalates...

The Trump administration says it plans to cancel or claw back $3.5 billion in federal dollars allocated to California's high-speed rail project. It's a move Gov. Gavin Newsom calls ''political retribution''; for the state's lawsuit agai...

 2019-02-20 05:28 

News24

7 Syrian refugee children die in Canadian house fire...

Canadian police say seven children died in an early morning fire that witnesses say engulfed a home in a suburb of the Atlantic coast city of Halifax...

 2019-02-20 05:24 

The Times of India

Venezuela 'on alert,' suspends links with Curacao to block aid...

Opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido has vowed to bring aid in from various points Saturday "one way or another" despite military efforts to block it. But commanders doubled down on their allegiance to President Nicola...

 2019-02-20 05:22 

Al Jazeera

Taiwan will not accept any deal that harms democracy: Tsai...

President's comments come after island's China-friendly party says may sign peace deal with Beijing if it wins election....

 2019-02-20 05:20 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Where will it lead?': Imran Khan warns India against attack over Kashmir...

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked the United Nations to intervene in a rapidly escalating dispute with India....

 2019-02-20 05:15 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Former Qld union boss claims sexual encounter was consensual...

Former CFMEU Queensland boss David Hanna tells a Brisbane court that a woman who claims he raped her hours after they met was a consenting participant throughout their sexual encounter....

 2019-02-20 05:12 

Washington Post

Possible peace declaration looms large over Kim-Trump summit...

Possibility of peace declaration looms large over Kim-Trump summit, but ending the Korean War could open up a whole new set of problems for Washington if not done carefully...

 2019-02-20 05:10 

Fox News

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Possible peace declaration looms large over Kim-Trump summit...

With their second summit fast approaching, speculation is growing that President Donald Trump may try to persuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to commit to denuclearization by giving him something he wants more than almost anything else: an announcemen...

 2019-02-20 05:06 

dpa

Corals need 9 to 12 yrs to fully recover from bleaching, study finds...

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 2019-02-20 05:06 

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Stadlober, Kraft and company seek Austrian medals at home worlds...

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 2019-02-20 05:04 

Washington Post

Deadly crackdown stokes fear among protesters in Venezuela...

A deadly crackdown by a special police force unit spreads fear among young protesters in poor neighborhoods across Venezuela...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Fox News

[ World ]

Deadly crackdown stokes fear among protesters in Venezuela...

Jhonny Godoy had taken to Twitter to proclaim his opposition to President Nicolas Maduro, posting a video that showed him running through the streets waving the national flag as protests erupted across Venezuela's capital....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

No. 1 central document prioritizes agricultural, rural development...

Agriculture, rural areas and farmer's issues remain China's top priorities for the 16th consecutive year as its "No. 1 central document" prioritizes development of agriculture and rural areas....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

Beijing, Washington set for trade talks...

Vice-Premier Liu He will head to Washington for the seventh round of high-level economic and trade talks from Thursday to Friday at the invitation of the United States, the Ministry of Commerce announced on Tuesday....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

Moon, Trump hold phone talks over 2nd DPRK-US summit...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in his phone talks with U.S. President Donald Trump Tuesday night that his country was ready to assume any role for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

Shenzhen to pilot 5G commercial use in 2019...

South China's technological powerhouse Shenzhen will launch pilot project for 5G commercial use in 2019, local authorities have said....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

China's senior political advisor visits Germany...

China's senior political advisor Gao Yunlong wrapped up a three-day visit to Germany on Tuesday....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

Ford to exit heavy truck business in South America...

U.S. automaker Ford announced on Tuesday it will quit its commercial heavy truck business in South America. Its production at Sao Bernardo do Campo plant in Brazil will cease this year....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

M&A activity holds steady...

The value of China's mergers and acquisitions in 2018 remained flat at US$678 billion, with record private equity activity offsetting the decline in outbound M&A, PwC said in its latest report....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

Snow means work, not fun, for researchers...

For one group of scientists, winter does not bring exciting prospects of skiing or riding snowmobiles....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

WTO trade indicator points to slower trade growth...

Trade weakness is likely to extend into the first quarter of 2019, said the World Trade Organization on Tuesday in its latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI), warning also of a potential further deterioration....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

15 people injured after ship collision in Baltic sea...

Fifteen people were left injured after the Cypriot-flagged 80-metre-long freighter "Raba" collided with 31-metre-long wind farm supply vessel "World Bora" sailing under Danish flag in the northeast Baltic sea of Germany on Tuesday....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

Experts: Don't worry about labor shortage...

China's shrinking working-age population should not cause alarm, experts said, after figures released recently by the National Bureau of Statistics showed declines in the number of workers over seven consecutive years....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

China has 11,700 vocational schools nationwide in 2018...

China had a total of about 11,700 vocational schools nationwide, with around 9.3 million fresh students enrolled and 26.9 million students at school last year, the Ministry of Education said Tuesday....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

UN condemns deadly bombings in Idlib of Syria...

The United Nations condemns the bombings in the city of Idlib in northwestern Syria, which caused civilian deaths and injuries, a UN spokesperson said Tuesday....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

New PLA Weibo gains popularity...

Chinese People's Liberation Army Rocket Force's two official Weibo accounts, created on February 14, 2019, have published their first posts on the Lantern Festival, February 19, 2019....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

China has 9 of world's top 20 dynamic cities in real estate...

Chinese cities claimed nine positions among the top 20 cities globally in terms of socioeconomic and commercial real estate dynamism, according to the world-leading consultancy JLL....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

Champion SIPG unveils jersey for 2019 season...

Shanghai SIPG has unveiled its new team jersey for the 2019 season even as club officials talked about their future goals, including more involvement in youth development and charity....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

China.org.cn

Finland, Netherlands pledge to fill UK's role...

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday stressed the need to fill the gap in the ranks of the defenders of free trade and the single market after the exit of the United Kingdom from the EU....

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