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 2019-12-14 08:08 

Reuters Africa

Thai opposition leader calls for peaceful protest...

Thai opposition party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit called for a peaceful protest on Saturday after asking supporters to mobilise in the face of a possible ban on his Future Forward party....

 2019-12-14 06:55 

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U.S. sanctions on Iran violate international law - Mahathir...

The American sanctions imposed on Iran violate the United Nations charter and international law, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told a conference in Qatar on Saturday....

 2019-12-14 06:45 

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North Korea says it conducted another crucial test at satellite launch site - KCNA...

North Korea said it had conducted another test at a satellite launch site on Friday to bolster its strategic nuclear deterrence, North Korean state media outlet KCNA reported on Saturday....

 2019-12-14 01:51 

Reuters Africa

Taiwan police shoot man suspected of planting explosive device - media...

Police in southern Taiwan shot a man on Saturday suspected of planting a possible explosive device outside a campaign office for the island...

 2019-12-14 00:39 

Reuters Africa

U.S. prosecutors seek new mental exam of Colorado abortion clinic gunman...

Federal prosecutors urged a judge on Friday to order a new psychiatric evaluation of a Colorado man charged with murder but deemed mentally unfit to stand trial in state court for a deadly shooting rampage at a Planned Parenthood clinic in 2015....

 2019-12-13 22:06 

Reuters Africa

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to shield financial records...

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear President Donald Trump...

 2019-12-13 19:39 

Reuters Africa

Armed group says it killed four hostages kidnapped in Nigeria - Action Against Hunger...

An armed group that kidnapped humanitarian workers in northeastern Nigeria in July has claimed it killed four hostages, international aid agency Action Against Hunger said on Friday....

 2019-12-13 17:58 

Reuters Africa

'We are nothing' without UN agency's help, says Palestinian refugee...

George Salameh...

 2019-12-13 17:09 

Reuters Africa

Spain pledges funds for asylum seekers as Latin American arrivals spike...

The Spanish government on Friday authorised nearly 150 million euros (128.60 million pounds) in subsidies to ease the strain on its migrant-processing system after a recent spike in arrivals from Latin America overwhelmed its social services....

 2019-12-13 16:22 

Reuters Africa

Ex-premier elected Algerian president; thousands march in protest...

A former prime minister was elected Algeria...

 2019-12-13 15:05 

Reuters Africa

Pirates release three oil tanker crew kidnapped off Togo...

Pirates have released three crew taken hostage from a Greek oil tanker off the coast of the West African country of Togo in November, the vessel...

 2019-12-13 13:33 

Reuters Africa

Counting the cost of protest - Hong Kong police rack up $120 million overtime bill...

Hong Kong police have earned an average of US$11,000 for each officer in overtime pay during the last six months of anti-government protests, with the total overtime bill coming to more than US$120 million (93.53 million pounds), the government said on Fr...

 2019-12-13 13:19 

Reuters Africa

Ebola spreads in Congo after militants attack treatment camp -WHO...

Cases of the deadly Ebola virus have risen in the Democratic Republic of Congo where health care workers remain largely cut off from the disease...

 2019-12-13 13:08 

Reuters Africa

Explainer: Genocide case against Myanmar at the top U.N. court...

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was due to leave the Netherlands on Friday after defending her country against accusations of genocide during three days of hearings at the International Court of Justice....

 2019-12-13 12:25 

Reuters Africa

Crumbling seawall heightens worries over flood threat to Indonesian capital...

When part of a seawall protecting Jakarta collapsed last week near fisherman Awing Takalar...

 2019-12-13 12:19 

Reuters Africa

German police find canisters, munitions in building at scene of fatal blast...

Police said they found gas canisters and old war munitions in an apartment where a blast occurred early on Friday in the eastern German city of Blankenburg, killing one person and injuring at least 15 others....

 2019-12-13 10:40 

Reuters Africa

Mass protests expected as Algerian media call election a success...

Thousands of demonstrators were expected to take to the streets of Algeria on Friday to denounce a presidential election they reject as a charade to keep the ruling elite in power....

 2019-12-13 10:22 

Reuters Africa

Turkey, Russia 'very close' to deal for second S-400 system - defence industry head...

Turkey is very close to striking a deal to buy a second S-400 system from Russia, and the deal could be signed before April when the first batch of missile defences will be ready to use, Ankara...

 2019-12-13 08:26 

Reuters Africa

Algerians protest through day of disputed election...

Thousands of people took to the streets in Algiers and other cities on Thursday chanting "No vote! We want freedom!" as Algerian authorities held a presidential election that protesters view as a charade to keep the ruling elite in power....

 2019-12-13 06:42 

Reuters Africa

Indian president disregards protests, signs citizenship bill into law...

A divisive citizenship bill has been signed into law in India, a move that comes amid widespread protests in the country...

 2019-12-13 05:51 

Reuters Africa

Rattling Republicans, U.S. House committee delays impeachment vote to Friday...

Democrats delayed an impeachment vote by a U.S. House Committee just before midnight, incensing Republicans and setting up a Friday showdown over President Donald Trump...

 2019-12-13 04:39 

Reuters Africa

U.S. officials 'pause' Taliban talks after suicide attack...

U.S. negotiators are taking a "brief pause" from talks with the Taliban after the militants launched a suicide attack on a U.S. base outside Kabul killing two civilians, Special Envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad said on Friday....

 2019-12-13 01:50 

Reuters Africa

Trump likely to tap Hudson Institute's Weinstein for ambassador to Japan - Jiji...

U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to nominate Hudson Institute CEO Kenneth Weinstein as ambassador to Japan, Jiji Press reported on Friday....

 2019-12-13 01:13 

Reuters Africa

'Why is the road broken?' Sightless Hong Kongers live city of protest by sound...

In Hong Kong, when the tempo of traffic-light signals accelerates to about 800 ticks a minute, visually impaired residents know they can safely cross the road. But over the past six months of unrest, many streets have lost their beat....

 2019-12-12 20:41 

Reuters Africa

Saudi envoy visits U.S. military base hit by shooting attack...

The Saudi ambassador to the United States visited a U.S. naval air station in Florida on Thursday to extend her condolences for a shooting attack by a Saudi Air Force officer that killed three people last week, the Saudi embassy said....

 2019-12-12 18:49 

Reuters Africa

Ukraine detains five, including paediatric surgeon, for killing journalist in 2016...

Ukrainian police have detained five people, including a paediatric surgeon and a rock musician, over the killing of an investigative journalist in a car bomb in July 2016, law enforcement officials said on Thursday....

 2019-12-12 17:38 

Reuters Africa

Islamic State claims responsibility for military camp attack in Niger - statement...

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for an attack on a military camp in Niger near the border with Mali on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by a branch of the militant group in the region....

 2019-12-12 16:08 

Reuters Africa

Algerians protest through day of disputed election...

Thousands of people took to the streets in Algiers and other cities on Thursday chanting "No vote! We want freedom!" as Algerian authorities held a presidential election that protesters view as a charade to keep the ruling elite in power....

 2019-12-12 15:17 

Reuters Africa

Bolivia's Morales lands in Argentina, will be granted refugee status - foreign minister...

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales arrived on Thursday in Argentina where he will be granted refugee status, Argentina...

 2019-12-12 13:57 

Reuters Africa

Inside the UAE's lobbying efforts to lift European weapons-export bans...

The United Arab Emirates has lobbied several European countries to ease restrictions on weapons exports following a series of strikes in the Gulf this year, according to three Western diplomats and two other people with knowledge of the discussions....

 2019-12-12 13:17 

Reuters Africa

Belgium ordered to take in 10 children born to IS fighters...

A Brussels court ordered the Belgian government on Thursday to help bring to Belgium 10 children who were born in Syria to Islamic State fighters of Belgian nationality....

 2019-12-12 13:12 

Reuters Africa

Trump mocks teen climate activist Thunberg: 'Chill Greta, Chill'...

U.S. President Donald Trump reprised his ridicule of 16-year-old Greta Thunberg on Thursday saying it was "ridiculous" that the Swedish climate activist was named Time...

 2019-12-12 11:37 

Reuters Africa

Amid deadly U.S. mass shootings in 2019, heroes emerged...

The relentless pace of American shootings did not slow in 2019. But amid the harrowing scenes, heroes also emerged....

 2019-12-12 11:15 

Reuters Africa

Democrats look to approve impeachment articles ahead of U.S. House floor vote...

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected on Thursday to take its most concrete step yet in impeaching Donald Trump, when a key committee clears the way for a full House vote formally accusing him of high crimes and misdemeanours....

 2019-12-12 09:32 

Reuters Africa

Ukraine extends 'special status' for conflict-hit regions...

Ukraine...

 2019-12-12 08:35 

Reuters Africa

Myanmar's Suu Kyi back in U.N. court for final day of genocide hearing...

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi returned to the International Court of Justice on Thursday to defend Myanmar against accusations it has committed genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority population....

 2019-12-12 08:30 

Reuters Africa

Sandy Hook families to get day in court against gunmaker...

Families of victims in the Sandy Hook school massacre that killed 20 children and six adults will get their day in court about nine years from the shooting....

 2019-12-12 08:19 

Reuters Africa

Russia's only aircraft carrier catches fire in northern port - news agencies...

Russia...

 2019-12-12 08:17 

Reuters Africa

Chinese paramilitary conduct anti-terror drill in Xinjiang mountains - CCTV...

Chinese paramilitary troops staged high altitude, anti-terror training in the Pamir mountains in the restive Xinjiang region in western China, according to a video broadcast by state television on Thursday....

 2019-12-12 07:41 

Reuters Africa

Jihadists kill 71 soldiers in mass attack - Niger military...

Islamist militants killed 71 soldiers in an attack on a remote military camp in Niger near the border with Mali, an army spokesman said on Wednesday, in the deadliest raid against the Nigerien military in living memory....

 2019-12-12 07:35 

Reuters Africa

Algeria holds election in defiance of protest movement...

Polls opened in Algeria on Thursday for a delayed presidential election that is opposed by a mass protest movement which wants the vote put off until the entire ruling elite steps down and the military quits politics....

 2019-12-12 06:04 

Reuters Africa

Exclusive: Protest-free Macau to win financial policy rewards from China...

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Macau next week to announce a raft of new policies aimed at diversifying the city...

 2019-12-12 04:16 

Reuters Africa

India's controversial citizenship law sparks violent protests...

India moved thousands of troops into the northeastern state of Assam on Thursday as violent protests erupted against a new law that would make it easier for non-Muslim minorities from some neighbouring countries to seek Indian citizenship....

 2019-12-12 03:34 

Reuters Africa

Police report arson attacks, vandalism overnight in Hong Kong...

Hong Kong police said they arrested three people in connection with arson and vandalism in Kowloon late Wednesday....

 2019-12-12 00:22 

Reuters Africa

Brazen kidnappings multiply in Myanmar's Rakhine state as conflict deepens...

It was a brazen daytime attack by ethnic rebels fighting for greater autonomy in the jungles of western Myanmar....

 2019-12-11 23:37 

Reuters Africa

Prosecutors ask judge to jail Giuliani associate...

Federal prosecutors on Wednesday asked a judge to jail Lev Parnas, an associate of U.S. President Donald Trump...

 2019-12-11 22:57 

Reuters Africa

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen seeks reduction in U.S. prison term...

Michael Cohen, a former lawyer for Donald Trump who became a key witness against the president for House Democrats, is seeking a reduction in his current three-year prison sentence, an attorney for Cohen said on Wednesday....

 2019-12-11 21:51 

Reuters Africa

U.S. non-border immigration arrests fell despite Trump push...

Non-border immigration arrests in the United States fell by 10 percent in the year to September from a year earlier, the latest U.S. data shows, a drop that the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said was partly due to the diversion of the ...

 2019-12-11 21:31 

Reuters Africa

Two rockets fell near Baghdad airport, no casualties - statement...

Two Katyusha rockets landed near the "outside perimeter" of Baghdad International Airport on Wednesday, a statement from the military said....

 2019-12-11 20:20 

Reuters Africa

U.S. ready to be flexible with North Korea, warns against provocations - Trump's U.N. envoy...

The United States is "prepared to be flexible" in negotiations aimed at getting North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programs but Pyongyang must engage and avoid provocations, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft said on Wed...

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