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LONDON (AP):North Korea's ambassador to Britain said on Tuesday that his country has no interest in presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's offer to open nuclear talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.Ambassador Hyon Hak Bong...

PARIS (AP):France's top security official says authorities have turned away more than 18,000 people at the country's borders for security reasons after extremist attacks in November.Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said borders will be...

LONDON, (AP):Anglo-Dutch oil company Royal Dutch Shell said it will trim at least 2,200 jobs globally amid challenging times in the oil industry.The losses are in addition to cuts already being implemented because of the energy company's merger with...

SAN JUAN (AP):Puerto Rico's heavily indebted electric company is seeking a more than 20 percent increase in the island's already high power bills, sparking outrage among many.The Electric Power Authority said yesterday the increase would allow it to...

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC): Police were Wednesday seeking to identify the island’s 14th murder victim so far this year even as Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has blamed the recent spate of killings on illegal drug deals gone awry. Lawmen...

At least two people died yesterday when Kenya's police shot, beat and tear-gassed demonstrators across the country who called for the electoral commission to be dissolved due to allegations of bias and corruption.The two were shot dead in Siaya...

WASHINGTON (AP):The Supreme Court ruled decisively in favour of a death-row inmate in Georgia yesterday, chastising state prosecutors for improperly keeping African-Americans off the jury that convicted him of killing a white woman.The justices...

BANGKOK (AP):A night-time fire at a dormitory of a primary school in northern Thailand killed 18 girls, many of whom had been roused by a dorm-mate but went back to sleep, thinking it was a prank, officials and the girl who sounded the alarm said...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP):A leaked recording of a phone conversation is adding to pressure on Brazil's acting President Michel Temer.The recording, made public yesterday, shows one of his closest advisers telling a company president that impeaching...

JOHANNESBURG (AP):South Africa's state prosecutors said they will appeal a court ruling that could have opened the way to corruption charges against President JacobZuma.The decision yesterday by Shaun Abrahams, head of the National Prosecuting...
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