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19 monks killed in Algeria's war beatified 19 monks killed in Algeria's war beatified

The event takes place amid tight security in the city of Oran west of the capital Algiers


11 killed in road mishap in India 11 killed in road mishap in India

The accident happens in the state’s Chandrapur district when a truck rammed into a van carrying the victims in southwestern state of Maharashtra


Armenia leader Nikol Pashinyan holds test snap election Armenia holds test general election

Nikol Pashinyan was elected prime minister by lawmakers in May, after weeks of anti-corruption protests


Yellow vest protests: France's Édouard Philippe seeks 'unity' after unrest French PM seeks 'unity' after new unrest

Police used tear gas and rubber bullets on Saturday - the latest day of "yellow vest" demonstrations against fuel tax rises and high living costs


Yellow vest protest in Paris sees police detain hundreds Hundreds detained in violent French riots

Almost 1,000 people have been taken into custody nationwide


Lyudmila Alexeyeva: Russian human rights activist dies aged 91 Russian human rights activist dies aged 91

Ms Alexeyeva became a fierce human rights advocate in 1950s Soviet Union, went into exile and returned to continue her work in modern Russia


Huawei arrest: China demands Canada free Meng Wanzhou China threatens Huawei arrest consequences

Ms Meng, Huawei's chief financial officer and daughter of the firm's founder, is accused of breaking US sanctions on Iran


Trump chief of staff John Kelly to leave White House job Key Trump aide John Kelly to leave job

In total, 28 people have resigned or been fired from the White House during Mr Trump's administration


20 million Yemenis food insecure due to war 20 million Yemenis food insecure due to war

The latest report comes as Yemeni government representatives and a rebel delegation were holding UN-brokered peace talks in Sweden


China summons Canada envoy over detained Huawei exec: state media China summons Canada envoy

Meng is specifically accused of lying to a US bank


400 arrested in Brussels 'yellow vest' protest 400 arrested in Brussels 'yellow vest' protest

Police fired tear gas and water cannon and arrested around 400 people Saturday in the Belgian capital Brussels


Mexican volunteer crowned Miss World Mexican volunteer crowned Miss World

Thailand's Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan adjudged as First runner up


Muslims rally to defend privileges in multi-ethnic Malaysia Muslims rally to defend privileges in multi-ethnic Malaysia

Race and religion are sensitive in Malaysia, which is home to sizeable ethnic Chinese and Indian communities


Yemen's warring parties meet for 3rd day of talks in Sweden Yemen's warring parties meet for 3rd day of talks in Sweden

The talks have been divided into five main sections, including discussions on a political framework and the opening of Sanaa airport for aid


Rouhani warns weakened Iran less able to fight trafficking

Rouhani warns weakened Iran less able to fight trafficking

Iran's economy is reeling after the US re-imposed sanctions lifted under Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers


Yellow vest movement: France braced for 'ultra-violent' protests France braced for 'ultra-violent' protests

Some 8,000 officers and 12 armoured vehicles will be deployed in Paris alone, where shops have been boarded up and sites like the Eiffel Tower closed


Japan eases rules for foreign workers Japan eases rules for foreign workers

Japan has traditionally been wary of immigration but the government says more foreigners are needed because of Japan's ageing population


11 killed, several injured as bus falls into gorge in Jammu and Kashmir 11 killed as bus falls into gorge in J&K’s Poonch

The accident took place when a passenger bus heading from Loran to Poonch skid off the road and fell into a deep gorge at Plera


Groups say 13 climate activists deported from Poland 13 climate activists deported from Poland

The other activists affected include six from Ukraine, two each the United State and Germany, and one each from Kyrgyzstan and Georgia


Italy nightclub stampede kills six and injures 100 Six dead in Italy nightclub stampede

The Lanterna Azzurra club was hosting a concert by rapper Sfera Ebbasta and up to 1,000 people were thought to be inside


US accuses Russia of lying on Syria attack to undermine truce US accuses Russia of lying on Syria attack

The United States said it had “credible information” that the chlorine account was false and that Russian and Syrian forces instead had fired tear gas


5.1-magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan’s Fukushima prefecture 5.1-magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan

The quake logged four in some parts of Fukushima prefecture on the Japanese seismic intensity scale which peaks at seven


Susie Goodall: Golden Globe Race sailor rescued by 40,000-tonne cargo ship Sailor rescued by 40,000-tonne ship

The 119-metre cargo ship had to use its crane to lift Goodall onboard


Huawei: Meng Wanzhou faces Iran fraud charges, court hears Huawei executive faces Iran fraud charges

Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Huawei's founder, is accused of breaking American sanctions on Iran


Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer: Merkel choice elected CDU leader Merkel's choice elected ruling party leader

Ms Kramp-Karrenbauer, or AKK as she is also known, received 517 of 999 votes


Syria war: US and UK say alleged rebel chemical attack 'fabricated' Syria rebels' chemical attack 'fabricated'

Syria and Russia said shells carrying chlorine gas injured about 100 people in the government-held city of Aleppo last month


Trump ex-lawyer Michael Cohen's help with Russia probe revealed Memo reveals Cohen's help on Russia probe

Michael Cohen's help is detailed in the memo from Robert Mueller, who is heading the probe into alleged Russian collusion with the Trump team


At least 12 dead in 2 bank heists in northeast Brazil At least 12 dead in 2 bank heists in northeast Brazil

Robbers at one bank took several people hostages when police surrounded the area, according to a police statement. A firefight broke out


Trump appoints William Barr as US attorney general Trump appoints William Barr as US attorney general

By replacing Jeff Sessions, who was fired by Trump last month, will take charge of the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US poll


11 killed, including 5 hostages, in Brazil bank robberies: mayor 11 killed, including 5 hostages, in Brazil bank robberies: mayor

The violence erupted in the city of Milagres


Qatar injects more cash into Gaza for Hamas employees Qatar injects more cash into Gaza for Hamas employees

Hundreds of employees of Hamas government departments waited in long queues outside banks in the Gaza Strip


How did Yemen's rebels survive the Saudi-led onslaught? How did Yemen's rebels survive the Saudi-led onslaught?

Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners predicted a quick victory when they launched a military intervention in 2015


Cambodian premier says no to foreign military bases Cambodian premier says no to foreign military bases

Asia Times reported last month that China has lobbied Cambodia since 2017 for a base in the southwestern province of Koh Kong in the Gulf of Thailand


OPEC, partners face stiff test to agree oil cut deal OPEC, partners face stiff test to agree oil cut deal

Analysts say that without a substantial cut being announced at today's meeting, that downward pressure will continue


17 civilians killed in suspected militant attacks in DRC: local mayor 17 civilians killed in suspected militant attacks in DRC: local mayor

Twelve civilians died in Mangolikene on the outskirts of Beni city on Thursday


Taliban kill 14 Afghan troops in western province Taliban kill 14 Afghan troops in western province

The Taliban, who did not claim responsibility for the attack, have been active in the area


CNN offices evacuated after bomb threat, says network CNN offices evacuated after bomb threat

CNN’s New York offices were evacuated Thursday night after a bomb threat


Vote condemning Hamas for firing rockets into Israel fails at UN Vote condemning Hamas fails at UN

A US-sponsored resolution condemning militant group Hamas for firing rockets into Israel has failed to pass at the UN General Assembly


Merkel's party chooses successor to longtime German leader Merkel's party chooses successor to longtime German leader

The outcome is hard to predict, and the race between the two favorites is expected to be close

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