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Canada parliament speaker resigns after tribute to Nazi veteran

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The speaker of Canada's parliament resigned on Tuesday, days after publicly celebrating a Ukrainian veteran who fought …

Trump committed fraud by inflating value of assets: judge

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Donald Trump and his sons Eric and Don Jr committed fraud by inflating the value of the real estate and financial assets …

Biden makes history by joining US picket line

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Joe Biden became the first sitting US president to stand on a picket line Tuesday, joining striking auto workers in …

UN chief cites 'madness' of nuclear arms race, as N.Korea warns of war

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday against a new atomic arms race bringing the threat of …

Azerbaijan seeks 'war crime' suspects in sea of Karabakh refugees

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Azerbaijani border guards on Tuesday sought out "war crime" suspects among the Armenian refugees flooding out of …

Biden makes history by joining US auto workers picket line

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Joe Biden became the first sitting US president to stand on a picket line Tuesday, joining striking auto workers in …

Kosovo court remands suspects in police ambush, standoff

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A Kosovo court on Tuesday remanded two suspected gunmen into custody after they were arrested at the weekend during a …

Russia court rejects Navalny appeal against 19-year sentence

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Russia on Tuesday rejected an appeal lodged by Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny against a court decision to jail him for 19 …

Canada parliament speaker resigns after tribute to Nazi vet

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The speaker of Canada's parliament resigned on Tuesday, days after he singled out a Ukrainian veteran who apparently …

US says Amazon running illegal monopoly in online retail

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A top US antitrust regulator sued Amazon on Tuesday, accusing the online retail behemoth of running an illegal monopoly …

Biden makes history by joining striking US car workers

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Joe Biden joined striking auto workers on the picket line in Michigan Tuesday in a historic first for a sitting US …

Polish porter who confronted London attacker awarded medal

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A Polish man who used a ceremonial pike to confront an Islamist extremist who had fatally stabbed two people in central …

Days from shutdown, US budget talks threaten Ukraine aid

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The US Congress was running out of time Tuesday to avoid a partial government shutdown forced by hard-right Republicans, …

Uncertain future for tens of thousands fleeing Nagorno-Karabakh

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A continuous stream of vehicles crept along the only road out of Nagorno-Karabakh towards Armenia, carrying tens of …

Biden to join striking car workers in 'historic' move

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US President Joe Biden began an unprecedented trip to join striking auto workers on the picket line in Michigan Tuesday, …

Saudi envoy seeks to reassure Palestinians amid Israel talks

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Saudi Arabia on Tuesday sent its first delegation in three decades to the occupied West Bank to reassure Palestinians …

Saudi envoy seeks to reassure Palestinians amid talks with Israel

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A Saudi envoy on a rare visit to the occupied West Bank pledged Tuesday that the Palestinian cause will be "a …

Rich nations, China must accelerate race to net zero: IEA

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Rich and developing nations alike must sharply improve their net-zero targets, the International Energy Agency said …

Greek flood victims race to rebuild before new storm hits

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When Storm Daniel this month dumped cataclysmic amounts of rain on his village in central Greece, Nikos Falangas barely …

Karabakh exodus grows after offensive, as fuel blast kills 20

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Thousands more Armenian refugees fled Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday as officials in Azerbaijan's war-scarred separatist …

UK interior minister to question role of UN refugee convention

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UK interior minister Suella Braverman was on Tuesday to question whether the United Nations Refugee Convention was "fit …

Slovakia campaign rhetoric raises LGBTQ concern

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A year after a homophobic double murder, Slovakia's LGBTQ community is concerned about the increase in hate speech ahead …

Indonesia, South Korea on target as eSports set for Games landmark

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Indonesia, South Korea and hosts China scooped gold at the Asian Games on Tuesday as eSports fans eagerly awaited the …

Thousands flee Karabakh as fuel depot blast kills 20

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Thousands more refugees fled Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday as officials in the self-proclaimed republic said a fuel depot …

River rescues and barbed wire: a day at the US-Mexico border

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The sun had barely risen above Eagle Pass, Texas, when the migrants wading across the Rio Grande from Mexico had a …

Biden, Trump in dueling US auto strike trips

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US President Joe Biden will join the picket line with striking auto workers on a historic trip to Michigan Tuesday, …

Thousands flee enclave as Azerbaijan, Armenia envoys to meet

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Envoys from Baku and Yerevan prepared to meet in Brussels for talks on Tuesday as thousands of refugees fled …

Paris Fashion Week opens with drama and dashes of humour

Sep 25 2023

Milan Fashion Week was not even over and the fashionistas were already back in Paris on Monday for another 100-plus …

Thousands flee into Armenia after Azerbaijan retakes enclave

Sep 25 2023

Thousands of refugees from Nagorno-Karabakh streamed into Armenia Monday as a deadly blast rocked a fuel depot in the …

Kosovo says six suspects linked to deadly clashes fled to Serbia

Sep 25 2023

Kosovo's interior minister on Monday said at least six suspected assailants accused of participating in deadly clashes …

Air France-KLM to order 50 long-haul Airbus A350s: group

Sep 25 2023

Air France-KLM announced Monday that it was going to place a "major order" for 50 long-haul Airbus A350s, as part of its …

Swimming ace Qin breaks Games record as skateboarder, 9, has 'fun'

Sep 25 2023

Swimming sensation Qin Haiyang added another title to his name to inflate China's already bulging gold-medal haul on …

US Abrams battle tanks arrive in Ukraine, Zelensky says

Sep 25 2023

Ukraine has received US Abrams battle tanks, President Volodymyr Zelensky announced Monday, boosting Kyiv's forces as …

EU trade chief warns businesses questioning future in China

Sep 25 2023

The EU's trade chief told Beijing on Monday that tough security laws and a more "politicised" business environment have …

Swimming ace Qin makes Games history as skateboarder, 9, has 'fun'

Sep 25 2023

Swimming sensation Qin Haiyang added another title to his name to inflate China's already bulging gold-medal haul on …

Mafia boss Messina Denaro dies, taking his secrets with him

Sep 25 2023

Sicilian Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro, captured in January after three decades on the run, died on Monday in …

Kosovo marks day of mourning after deadly clashes in troubled north

Sep 25 2023

Kosovo was in mourning on Monday after a deadly clash between authorities and gunmen near the Serbian border that has …

Refugees stream into Armenia from Azerbaijani separatist enclave

Sep 25 2023

Thousands of refugees from Nagorno-Karabakh streamed into Armenia on Monday, as the presidents of Azerbaijan and ally …

UK child-killer nurse to face retrial over attempted murder charge

Sep 25 2023

A British nurse jailed for life for murdering seven babies and attempting to kill six others will face a retrial on an …

'France out!' when former colonies give Paris the boot

Sep 25 2023

After Mali, Burkina Faso and the Central African Republic, France is being forced to withdraw troops from yet another …

'Regulate them': hard-up Indonesia traders urge TikTok sales ban

Sep 25 2023

As clothing seller Hendri Tanjung struggles to hawk his tunics to Indonesian buyers outside his market shop, he says …

India fires first world record of Games as skateboarder, 9, has 'fun'

Sep 25 2023

India claimed the first world record of the Hangzhou Asian Games on Monday as hosts China snapped up more gold medals …

Paris Fashion Week promises drama and departures

Sep 25 2023

Milan Fashion Week was not even over and the fashionistas were already heading to Paris on Monday for another 100-plus …

'So fun!' says 9-year-old Asian Games skateboarder

Sep 25 2023

She probably ought to have been in primary school, but instead Mazel Paris Alegado -- aged nine -- competed in …

Refugees stream into Armenia ahead of Aliyev, Erdogan talks

Sep 25 2023

Thousands of refugees from Nagorno-Karabakh streamed into Armenia on Monday ahead of a summit between the leaders of …

Sicilian Mafia boss Messina Denaro dies in hospital

Sep 25 2023

Sicilian Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro, captured in January after three decades on the run, died on Monday in …

India fires first world record of Asian Games as Japanese teen dazzles

Sep 25 2023

India claimed the first world record of the Hangzhou Asian Games on Monday as hosts China snapped up more gold medals …

Hollywood writers, studios reach tentative deal to end strike

Sep 25 2023

Striking writers whose industrial action has paralyzed Hollywood said Sunday they had reached an "exceptional" deal with …

Taylor Swift cheers Chiefs, stoking Travis Kelce romance rumors

Sep 25 2023

Pop star Taylor Swift added fuel to rumors around her possible relationship with NFL star Travis Kelce when she was seen …

Armenia receives first influx of Karabakh refugees

Sep 25 2023

Armenia prepared Monday to welcome a new flood of Nagorno-Karabakh refugees while the leaders of Azerbaijan and ally …

France withdrawing ambassador, troops from Niger after coup: Macron

Sep 24 2023

President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday announced that France would withdraw its ambassador from Niger, followed by the …

Wales blow away Wallabies to reach World Cup last eight, Scots win

Sep 24 2023

Wales became the first team to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup as they produced a record-breaking …

Standoff in northern Kosovo ends after day of deadly clashes

Sep 24 2023

The standoff between gunmen and Kosovo authorities at a monastery near the border with Serbia ended Sunday night, …

Karabakh refugees cross to Armenia as Azerbaijan takes control

Sep 24 2023

Ethnic Armenian refugees began to leave Nagorno-Karabakh on Sunday for the first time since Azerbaijan launched an …

Italian PM admits she hoped to do 'better' on migration

Sep 24 2023

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has admitted she had hoped to do "better" on controlling irregular migration, …

Newcastle hit Sheff Utd for eight, Son double holds Arsenal

Sep 24 2023

Newcastle thrashed Sheffield United 8-0 to shrug off their slow start to the Premier League season on Sunday, as Son …

Armenia PM signals foreign policy shift away from Russia

Sep 24 2023

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Sunday signalled a major foreign policy shift away from Russia, following …

Son double holds Arsenal, Liverpool cut Man City's Premier League lead

Sep 24 2023

Son Heung-min's double earned Tottenham a point from a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal, as Liverpool moved into …

Fighting ongoing after police officer killed in attack in north Kosovo

Sep 24 2023

Gunmen holed up in a northern Kosovo monastery clashed with authorities Sunday, according to Prime Minister Albin Kurti, …

A cappella singing warms Durban's Zulu soul

Sep 24 2023

Every little detail counts in an isicathamiya competition: the harmony, the choreography, the costumes, the entrance on …

Israeli forces kill 2 Palestinians in West Bank raid: ministry

Sep 24 2023

Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians in a pre-dawn raid Sunday in the West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry …

Armenia signals rift with Russia as wounded arrive from Karabakh

Sep 24 2023

Furious relatives of ethnic Armenians trapped in Nagorno-Karabakh gathered at the Azerbaijan border to await a medical …

China make golden start on first day of Asian Games

Sep 24 2023

Hosts China swept the first gold medals at the Asian Games in Hangzhou on Sunday in a statement of intent on day one of …

Police officer killed in attack in north Kosovo

Sep 24 2023

One policeman was killed and another wounded in north Kosovo early Sunday, according to authorities, during an armed …

Ominous China make golden start on first day of Asian Games

Sep 24 2023

Hosts China swept the first gold medals at the Asian Games in Hangzhou on Sunday in a statement of intent on day one of …

China off to golden start on first day of Asian Games

Sep 24 2023

The first gold medals at the Asian Games were all won by host nation China on Sunday in rowing, shooting and wushu after …

Ireland beat South Africa in statement World Cup win as England romp

Sep 23 2023

Ireland moved to the brink of the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals by beating reigning champions South Africa 13-8 in a …

Azerbaijan seizes arms from Nagorno-Karabakh rebels

Sep 23 2023

Azerbaijan forces tightened their grip on the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh on Saturday as international concern …

Ireland on brink of last eight after edging Springboks in thriller

Sep 23 2023

Ireland are on the cusp of the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals after a thrilling 13-8 victory over defending champions …

Russia accuses West of 'de facto' fighting in Ukraine

Sep 23 2023

Western powers through their support for Ukraine are "de facto" fighting against Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei …

Pope leads stadium mass in France after urging welcome for migrants

Sep 23 2023

Pope Francis on Saturday led tens of thousands of worshippers for a mass in Marseille after earlier striding into a …

Kyiv says breaks Russian lines and kills 'senior' naval officers

Sep 23 2023

Ukraine has reported breaking through Russian defence lines in the south as its army said Saturday that senior Russian …

Ten-man Man City show silk and steel to extend Premier League lead

Sep 23 2023

Manchester City moved five points clear at the top of the Premier League despite having Rodri sent-off in a fiery 2-0 …

Suicide truck bomber kills 13 in central Somalia: police

Sep 23 2023

A suicide bomber killed 13 people and wounded dozens more in central Somalia Saturday after driving a truck packed with …

China's Xi declares biggest-ever Asian Games open

Sep 23 2023

Chinese President Xi Jinping opened the 19th Asian Games in a colourful ceremony in Hangzhou on Saturday, launching a …

Pope urges Europe against treating migrants as invaders

Sep 23 2023

Pope Francis on Saturday urged European governments to welcome migrants instead of viewing them as invaders, striding …

China's Xi to open biggest-ever Asian Games, a year late

Sep 23 2023

Chinese President Xi Jinping will declare the Asian Games open at a ceremony in Hangzhou on Saturday, launching a …

Karabakh rebels hand in arms and negotiate withdrawal

Sep 23 2023

Nagorno-Karabakh separatists were negotiating the end of their long struggle against Azerbaijani rule on Saturday, …

Pope Francis says migrants 'do not invade' Europe

Sep 23 2023

Pope Francis on Saturday hammered home his message that European governments must do more to care for migrants crossing …

Xi to open biggest ever Asian Games, after a year's delay

Sep 23 2023

Chinese President Xi Jinping will declare the Asian Games open at a glittering ceremony in Hangzhou on Saturday, …

Xi to open Asian Games as China targets sporting glory

Sep 23 2023

Chinese President Xi Jinping will declare the Asian Games open at a glittering ceremony in Hangzhou on Saturday, …

Pope set to draw Marseille crowds after pro-migrant plea

Sep 23 2023

Tens of thousands of people are expected to watch Pope Francis process through the streets and celebrate mass in the …

Karabakh rebels negotiate withdrawing their forces

Sep 23 2023

Nagorno-Karabakh separatists were expected to lay down their arms Saturday under an agreement reached with the …

Ukraine's Zelensky bolsters war support in Canada trip

Sep 22 2023

Ukraine's president met Friday with close ally Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who pledged additional aid to the war-torn …

Ukraine hits Russian naval HQ in missile attack on Crimea

Sep 22 2023

Ukraine claimed responsibility for a missile attack that struck the headquarters of Moscow's Black Sea fleet in annexed …

Conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch hands empire to son Lachlan

Sep 22 2023

Rupert Murdoch announced Thursday he will step down as chairman of his global media empire, a conservative behemoth that …

Clinic helping Ukraine's wounded soldiers walk again

Sep 22 2023

Ukrainian soldier Vasyl Grytsenko was energetically doing sit-ups on a mat, building his body back up after losing a leg …

Ukraine's Zelensky looks to shore up support in Canada visit

Sep 22 2023

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will address Canada's parliament and meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in …

Ukraine hits Russian naval HQ in Crimea

Sep 22 2023

Ukraine claimed responsibility for a missile attack that struck the headquarters of Moscow's Black Sea fleet in annexed …

Microsoft nears takeover of 'Call of Duty' maker Activision

Sep 22 2023

British regulators on Friday dropped their objections to Microsoft's attempt to buy video game firm Activision Blizzard, …

Russia says Crimea naval HQ hit in missile attack

Sep 22 2023

A Ukrainian missile attack Friday struck the headquarters of Moscow's Black Sea fleet in annexed Crimea, leaving one …

Funny old world: The week's offbeat news

Sep 22 2023

From the Lazy Olympics to the toilet that knows all about you... Your weekly roundup of offbeat stories from around the …

Amazon says ads coming to Prime Video streaming in 2024

Sep 22 2023

Amazon's Prime Video streaming service will include ads beginning in early 2024, the company announced Friday, following …

Blame and accusations in dead Sikh separatist's village

Sep 22 2023

A notice demanding Hardeep Singh Nijjar appear in court is still stuck on his house in Punjab, where the Sikh …

France's Catholic Church in decline as Pope visits

Sep 22 2023

Tens of thousands of Catholics are expected in the French Mediterranean city of Marseille for Pope Francis's two-day …

Nagelsmann named coach of Euro 2024 hosts Germany

Sep 22 2023

Julian Nagelsmann has been given nine months to revive flailing Germany ahead of hosting Euro 2024 after being named as …

Karabakh separatist stronghold encircled but ceasefire holds

Sep 22 2023

Residents in Nagorno-Karabakh's separatist stronghold cowered in basements Friday as a fragile ceasefire held two days …

China announces 'strategic partnership' with Syria

Sep 22 2023

Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a "strategic partnership" with Syria on Friday during talks with President Bashar …

Microsoft nears takeover of 'Call of Duty' maker

Sep 22 2023

Xbox-owner Microsoft has closed in on its $69-billion takeover of "Call of Duty" video-game maker Activision Blizzard …

France's Dupont has facial fracture but not out of World Cup: federation

Sep 22 2023

France captain Antoine Dupont sustained a facial fracture in the record victory over Namibia, but has not yet been ruled …

Ukraine's Zelensky in Canada to shore up support

Sep 22 2023

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will meet with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa on Friday, …

Zelensky wins Biden support but faces US skeptics

Sep 22 2023

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited Washington Thursday to appeal for help fighting Russia, winning warm …