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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


Thousands of Myanmar women forced into marriage in China: study Thousands of Myanmar women forced into marriage in China: study

China has around 33 million fewer women than men due to the decades-long one-child policy


'Meaningful vote' compromise bid dismissed by Brexiteers Rebels reject Brexit vote compromise

Many MPs have expressed concerns about the backstop, aimed at preventing a "hard border" on the island of Ireland


Sri Lanka court set to rule on sacking of parliament
Sri Lanka court set to rule on sacking of parliament

President Maithripala Sirisena plunges the country into crisis on October 26


Mattis faces criticism after comments in Khashoggi case Mattis faces criticism after comments in Khashoggi case

Mattis has repeatedly condemned the killing and called for those responsible to be held to account


Huawei arrest: Justin Trudeau denies political motivation No politics behind Huawei arrest – Trudeau

Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer and the daughter of its founder, was detained at Vancouver airport on a US extradition request


Police investigating telephone bomb threat at CNN offices Police investigating telephone bomb threat at CNN offices

CNN said several fire alarm bells signaling an evacuation rang inside its newsroom


Tennessee inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection US inmate chooses electric chair death

Lethal injection is the state's main method of execution


Floods, mudslides as storm wallops Southern California Floods, mudslides as storm wallops Southern California

Virtually the entire region is experiencing drought conditions, with portions of Los Angeles and Ventura counties


George H.W. Bush, president and servant-statesman, is laid to rest George H W Bush laid to rest

After a state funeral Wednesday in Washington that was attended by the country’s five living presidents and foreign dignitaries


Nobel Peace Prize to honour champions of struggle against sexual violence Nobel Peace Prize to honour champions of struggle against sexual violence

Murad, 25, and Mukwege, 63, will be jointly presented with the prize in Oslo on Monday


France protests: Eiffel Tower to close on Saturday amid Paris riot fears Eiffel Tower to close amid riot fears

The government has said it is scrapping unpopular fuel tax increases in its budget - the original trigger for the protests


Heather Nauert 'to replace Nikki Haley as US envoy to UN' Heather Nauert 'to replace Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley had announced in October that she was leaving the post by the end of the year


Latvia rejects UN migration pact Latvia rejects UN migration pact

The 100-seat parliament of the Baltic EU state voted against the UN Global Compact for Migration agreed in July after 18 months of negotiations


Pakistan opposition rally clashes with police, dozens hurt Pakistan opposition rally clashes with police, dozens hurt

Police say they prevented demonstrators from trying to storm the court


Yemeni rebels threaten to shut Sanaa airport to UN planes Yemeni rebels threaten to shut Sanaa airport to UN planes

A top Huthi rebel official threatened Thursday to bar UN planes from using the Yemeni capital’s airport unless peace talks in Sweden


Indonesian forces locate bodies of 16 people killed in Papua Indonesian forces locate bodies of 16 people killed in Papua

Authorities on Wednesday revised the figure to 19 civilians, including workers, and a soldier, based on the accounts of rescued survivors


Suicide car bombing kills 3 in southeast Iran Suicide car bombing kills 3 in southeast Iran

No militant group immediately took responsibility for the attack


Koreas to verify removal of border guard posts next week Koreas to verify removal of border guard posts

Under the September agreements, the Koreas have also taken steps to demilitarize the shared border village of Panmunjom inside the DMZ


Brexit debate: MPs to focus on economic impact of May deal UK MPs to debate economic impact of Brexit

The backstop is designed to protect the Northern Ireland peace process by preventing the return of customs posts and checkpoints at the Irish border


Malala Yousafzai to receive Harvard award for activism Malala to receive Harvard award for activism

Harvard's Kennedy School says Yousafzai will be awarded the 2018 Gleitsman Award at a ceremony Thursday


Brexit: Legal advice warns of Irish border 'stalemate' Row as Brexit legal advice published

Newly published documents show the PM was told an arrangement designed to prevent a hard Irish border could last "indefinitely"


Yemen war: UN-backed peace talks set to begin in Sweden Yemen peace talks set to begin in Sweden

The war has caused the world's worst humanitarian crisis in recent times


Six missing after two US military planes crash off Japan Six missing after two US military planes crash off Japan

US military and the Japanese Self-Defense planes and vessels are searching for those still missing

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