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 2019-02-23 06:48 

Reuters Africa

Bootleg liquor kills at least 84 in northeast India, 200 hospitalised...

At least 84 people have died from drinking toxic bootleg liquor in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, and around 200 others have been hospitalised, a government minister said on Saturday....

 2019-02-23 06:41 

Reuters Africa

Suspected Islamists attack Nigerian town hours before poll, residents say...

Suspected Islamist militants on Saturday attacked a northeastern Nigerian town, forcing people to flee hours before presidential election polls were due to open, residents said....

 2019-02-23 06:40 

Al Jazeera

Venezuela, the military, and its support: An explainer...

Who does Venezuela's military support and why is it so important in the country's current political crisis?...

 2019-02-23 06:40 

Washington Post

Pakistani police arrest 2 men trying to blow up gas line...

Pakistani counterterrorism police say they have arrested two insurgents attempting to blow up the main gas pipeline in the central city of Bahawalpur...

 2019-02-23 06:37 

Fox News

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Pakistani police arrest 2 men trying to blow up gas line...

Pakistani counterterrorism police say they have arrested two insurgents attempting to blow up the main gas pipeline in the central city of Bahawalpur....

 2019-02-23 06:24 

i24 News

UK's MI6 chief secretly visited Israel to discuss Iran nuclear activity: report...
 2019-02-23 06:19 

dpa

Venezuela aid showdown looms as Guaido attends concert on border...

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 2019-02-23 06:19 

dpa

Nigeria to elect president in tight race between two Muslims...

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 2019-02-23 06:19 

dpa

Lufthansa criticized over 'absurd' 40-minute inter-city flight...

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 2019-02-23 06:19 

Sky News

How a London newspaper story led to 10 Oscar nominations...

They say fact is stranger than fiction and that is certainly true of the film The Favourite....

 2019-02-23 06:10 

The Times of India

California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture, abuse...
 2019-02-23 06:02 

AP

Aid showdown: Venezuela opposition prepares to deliver goods...

CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelans frustrated over their nation's crippling food and medical shortages are expected to join opposition leaders Saturday in a potentially risky push to deliver......

 2019-02-23 06:00 

Washington Post

Guaid and supporters prepare to defy Maduro's blockade of aid...

Volunteers and opposition leaders said they'll use vans, trucks and human chains if necessary to bring goods across the Colombia-Venezuela border....

 2019-02-23 05:47 

Reuters Africa

Vietnam announces visit by North Korean leader Kim, ahead of summit with Trump...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make an official visit to Vietnam in "coming days", its foreign ministry said on Saturday, as the southeast Asian nation prepares for his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump next week in the capital, Hanoi....

 2019-02-23 05:43 

The Times of India

Donald Trump nominates Kelly Kraft as Nikki Haley's successor at UN...

US president Donald Trump has nominated Kelly Knight Craft, their current Ambassador to Canada, as the next US Ambassador to the UN to succeed Indian-American Nikki Haley....

 2019-02-23 05:43 

News24

Touchdown: Japan probe Hayabusa2 lands on distant asteroid...

A Japanese probe sent to collect samples from an asteroid 300 million kilometres away for clues about the origin of life and the solar system landed successfully, scientists said....

 2019-02-23 05:43 

Al Jazeera

Okinawans set to vote on US military base relocation...

Japanese islanders to hold non-binding referendum as pressure mounts on government to halt multi-billion-dollar project....

 2019-02-23 05:37 

NBC News

College star's exploding shoe comes as NBA appears poised to let players go pro at 18...

Duke University basketball star Zion Williamson's shoe exploded, a bizarre accident that came as the NBA is poised to end to the one-and-done rule that players spend a year at college....

 2019-02-23 05:25 

i24 News

North Korea's Kim to visit Vietnam ahead of summit with Trump: report...
 2019-02-23 05:21 

Sydney Morning Herald

Trump sets up abortion obstacles...

The Trump administration has set up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals....

 2019-02-23 05:21 

ABC Australia

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Botswana unveils plan to kill elephants and turn them into pet food...

Botswana banned big game hunting in 2014, but now there are plans to start culling elephants in a bid to address what the government says is a growing conflict between humans and wildlife....

 2019-02-23 05:03 

CBS 8

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Aid showdown: Venezuela opposition prepares to deliver goods...

Venezuelans frustrated over their nation's crippling food and medical shortages are expected to join opposition leaders Saturday in a potentially risky push to deliver international aid that Nicolas Maduro has refused to accept into the country....

 2019-02-23 05:02 

Fox News

[ World ]

Aid showdown: Venezuela opposition prepares to deliver goods...

Venezuelans frustrated over their nation's crippling food and medical shortages are expected to join opposition leaders Saturday in a potentially risky push to deliver international aid that Nicolas Maduro has refused to accept into the country....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Investigation on alleged misconduct by supreme court wrapped up...

The investigation into alleged misconduct in the trials of two civil cases heard by the Supreme People's Court (SPC) was completed, said a statement from an investigation team Friday....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Top 10 safest cities in China...

A sense of security amongst a city's residentsis regarded as one of the major indicators of a city's public security and the government's ability to manage public order....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese president meets Saudi crown prince...

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, Saudi Arabia's crown prince, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Former vice governor of Anhui sentenced to 20 years...

Zhou Chunyu, former vice governor of east China's Anhui Province, was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for multiple crimes, including bribery and abuse of power....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Beijing IPR court handles more cases in 2018...

A Beijing court dedicated to intellectual property right (IPR) cases has said it handled about 18,000 cases in 2018, up 19 percent year on year....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Spring scenery at Wushan scenic spot...
 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

US army starts deployment of 400 troops to Bulgaria for joint drill...

The U.S. army started the deployment of up to 400 troops and heavy weapons to Bulgaria for a joint drill with the Balkan country lasting until Oct. 19, authorities said Friday....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

China Vocational Education Association elects new leadership...

China Vocational Education Association (CVEA) elected a new leadership during its 12th national congress, which concluded in Beijing on Friday....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Joint patrol completes on Mekong River...

The 79th joint patrol on Mekong River, led by China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand, concluded Friday at the Guanlei Port, Dai Autonomous Prefecture of Xishuangbanna in southwest China's Yunnan Province....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Baidu sees robust 2018 revenue growth as AI deployment accelerates...

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) firm Baidu reported robust revenue growth for 2018 as the company applied AI technologies in more businesses....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

China extends takeover of Anbang for another year...

The Chinese regulator will keep control of Anbang Insurance Group for another year to build on efforts made to push for normal operation of the company, the country's banking and insurance regulator announced Friday....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Beijing to open service sector wider...

The central government has approved a three-year pilot program for Beijing municipality to continue opening up its service sector wider to the world....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Trump meets with Chinese vice premier on trade talks...

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday met with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the White House on bilateral ties and the ongoing bilateral trade talks....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

China bans gender discrimination against women in recruitment...

China has banned gender discrimination practices in recruitment to boost career opportunities for women....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

China to continue supporting Lebanon's security, stability: ambassador...

Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon Wang Kejian said on Friday that China will continue supporting Lebanon's security and stability, according to a statement released by the Chinese Embassy in Lebanon....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Pompeo, Japanese FM hold phone talks over DPRK...

U.S. State Department said Friday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Japanese counterpart discussed the next-step engagement with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) over phone....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Spring leaves in Bijie, southwest China's Guizhou...
 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Alibaba says no layoffs in 2019...

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has pledged no layoffs this year, defying a wave of layoffs in the internet sector amid an economic slowdown....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

More evacuees flee Islamic State holdouts in NE Syria: UN...

In a fresh displacement, some 2,500 people, mainly women and children, fled fighting in Hajin and Baghouz, both Islamic State holdouts, to an already overcrowded camp in northeastern Syria, a UN spokesman said on Friday....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Documentary of first Chinese American mayor of San Francisco selected for film festival...

A documentary film for remembering the legacy of Ed Lee, the first Chinese American mayor of San Francisco, has been selected for an acclaimed film festival and scheduled for more screenings in the United States....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

First China Canada television festival to kick off in Toronto...

The 1st Annual China Canada Television Festival is to kick off in Toronto on Saturday, according to the Canadian Chinese Asian Arts And Filming Inc. on Friday....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

EU to end trade talks if US imposes car tariffs: EU Trade Commissioner...

The European Union (EU) will end trade negotiations with the United States if the latter imposes tariffs on car imports, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Friday....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Annual dough modelling exhibition held in north China...
 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Venezuelan gov't orders partial closure of border with Colombia...

Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez announced on Friday night the closing of three bridges connecting the country with Colombia....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Forward Morris ready to help Thunder...

Forward Markieff Morris said on Friday that he loves the culture of the Oklahoma City Thunder and is ready to make his contributions to the team....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

DPRK top leader Kim Jong Un to visit Vietnam soon...

Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), will pay an official friendly visit to Vietnam in the coming days, the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Saturday....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

China.org.cn

Expectation runs high over Trump-Kim's Vietnam summit...

Four days ahead of the much-anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Vietnam is tightening security and making final preparations to ensure the summit ...

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