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Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:00 AM

BRUSSELS (AP):Surrounded by stone-faced allies, President Donald Trump excoriated fellow NATO members yesterday for failing to meet the military alliance's financial benchmarks, asserting that...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Britons faced stepped-up security as authorities pushed forward with raids they said were uncovering key evidence and a trans-Atlantic rift opened on Thursday in the aftermath of a deadly concert bombing.The investigation of...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:00 AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP):Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the United States and forced to be "modern-day sex slaves," according to an indictment unsealed yesterday that charges high-...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AM

MONTPELIER, Vt (AP):Republican Gov Phil Scott yesterday vetoed a bill that would have made Vermont the ninth state to legalise recreational marijuana but indicated that he was willing to work...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AM

CARACAS (AP):Venezuela's chief prosecutor yesterday further distanced herself from the socialist administration, deepening the widest rift in a government that has otherwise presented a united front...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AM

LONDON (AP):British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same cell linked to the Paris and Brussels terror attacks was also to blame...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP):China's UN ambassador said on Tuesday that multiple North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile tests, with no end in sight, show the "very strong" need for new talks with...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 5:00 AM

TOKYO (AP):North Korea said on Monday it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat-readiness.It called the missile, capable...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 5:49 PM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP): Venezuela's chief prosecutor on Wednesday further distanced herself from the socialist administration, deepening the widest rift in a government that has otherwise presented a united front against six weeks of protests...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 5:00 AM

MANCHESTER (AP):The man who police say blew himself up in a packed concert arena in Manchester, killing 22 people, did not make a strong impression on his neighbours.Residents of the Manchester suburb of modest, brick semi-detached homes where 22-...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 5:00 AM

GENEVA (AP):The new head of the World Health Organization says his "central priority" will be working to achieve universal health coverage, while pledging to "provide value for money" and reform the U.N...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 5:00 AM

NEW DELHI (AP):A bus plunged nearly 380 feet (150 metres) into a river in mountainous northern India yesterday, killing at least 15 Hindu pilgrims and injuring another seven people, police said.Rescuers...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 5:00 AM

PITTSBURGH (AP):The jury that will hear Bill Cosby's sexual assault case was filling up quickly yesterday as lawyers and prosecutors worked to select panellists who they believed would be...

Published:Tuesday | May 23, 2017 | 5:30 PM

Foreign Affairs Minister Kamina Johnson Smith has confirmed that no Jamaican was affected by the blast that killed 22 people and injured scores of others at a concert in Manchester, England last night. [48] She says Jamaica is saddened by the...

Published:Tuesday | May 23, 2017 | 5:18 AM

The death tally from Monday night's blast at the Manchester Arena in England has now reached 22 and more than 50 people have been injured. This morning, police offices added to the flowers for the victims of the explosion at the Ariana Grande...

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 5:05 PM

LONDON (AP) — Several people have died following an explosion Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England, police and witnesses said. The singer was not injured, according to a representative. There were few further details...

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 5:00 AM

Biden: It's time for Americato regain unity and purposeWATERVILLE, Maine (AP):Former Vice-President Joe Biden gave assurances yesterday that the country's current divisiveness brought on by a presidential election that "churned up some of the...

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 5:00 AM

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP):United States President Donald Trump yesterday implored Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries to extinguish "Islamic extremism" emanating from the region, describing a "battle between good and evil" rather than a...

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 5:00 AM

SAO PAULO (AP):Brazilians around the country staged demonstrations yesterday calling for their president to step down after the supreme court opened an investigation into allegations he endorsed the payment of hush money to a jailed former lawmaker....

Published:Monday | May 22, 2017 | 5:00 AM

AP:United Nations diplomats say the Security Council will hold urgent consultations on the latest North Korea missile test.The council diplomats say the closed discussion was requested by the...

Published:Sunday | May 21, 2017 | 5:05 AM

US President Donald Trump has urged Muslim countries to take the lead in combating radicalisation during a major speech in Saudi Arabia. "Drive them out of this earth," the BBC said he told regional leaders in Riyadh as part of his first...

Published:Sunday | May 21, 2017 | 5:54 AM

LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel - far more than what it doles out to fight some of the biggest problems in public health including AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria, according to...

Published:Sunday | May 21, 2017 | 5:00 AM

A round-up of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, international headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media...

Published:Saturday | May 20, 2017 | 5:26 PM

The heads of two meat-packing companies have testified that since 2010 Brazilian President Michel Temer has taken millions of dollars in bribes. The plea-bargain testimonies were released by the Brazilian Supreme Court. If confirmed, the accusations...

Published:Friday | May 19, 2017 | 5:41 PM

The New York Times is reporting that US President Donald Trump told Russian officials that firing FBI director James Comey eased great pressure on him. Citing a document summarising the meeting in the Oval Office last week, the New York Times said...

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