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US Envoy Says UN Aiding 'Corrupt' Congo Government

5 hours ago in World | Views: 41

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said on Wednesday that U.N. peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are aiding a government that is "corrupt and preys on its citizens", Channel News Asia reported.

Syrian Army Captured Islamic State Village near Aleppo

5 hours ago in World | Views: 151

The Syrian army captured the small town of Deir Hafer east of Aleppo from Islamic State on Wednesday, a Syrian military source said, part of its operations to drive back the jihadist group and consolidate its control in that area, Euronews reported.

London Stock Exchange-Deutsche Boerse Deal Blocked by EU

7 hours ago in World » Europe | Views: 55

EU regulators have blocked London Stock Exchange's GBP 21bn merger with German stock exchange Deutsche Boerse, BBC reported.

Iraqi Forces Battle towards Landmark Mosul Mosque

9 hours ago in World | Views: 42

Iraqi special forces and police fought Islamic State militants to edge closer to the al-Nuri mosque in western Mosul on Wednesday, tightening their control around the landmark site in the battle to recapture Iraq's second city, Channel News Asia reported.

Lenders do not Сonfirm Рreliminary deal on Greek Вailout

9 hours ago in World » Europe | Views: 69

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is pushing Greece to adopt labor reforms as a condition to join an GBP 74 billion (EUR 86 billion) bailout program, so far funded only by eurozone creditors, Express UK reported.

Britons Apply for Dual Citizenship

March 29, 2017, Wednesday // 14:39 in World » Europe | Views: 75

As Britain negotiates its complex withdrawal from the European Union, some Britons are preparing their paperwork for dual citizenship.

Cyclone Debbie: Queensland Braced for Dangerous Floods

March 29, 2017, Wednesday // 11:59 in World | Views: 63

A 1,300km (800 miles) stretch of Australia's north-east coast is at dangerous risk of flooding after a powerful cyclone, authorities warn, the BBC reported.

Trump burns down Obama’s Climate Legacy

March 29, 2017, Wednesday // 08:53 in World | Views: 54

After failing to undo Obamacare, US President Donald Trump has started to roll back most of his predecessor’s climate change legacy, Euronews reported.

Article 50: May signs Letter that will Trigger Brexit

March 29, 2017, Wednesday // 08:29 in World » Europe | Views: 49

Theresa May has signed the letter that will formally begin the UK's departure from the European Union.

Scottish Parliament Backs Bid for Second Referendum

March 28, 2017, Tuesday // 22:45 in World | Views: 74

The Scottish Parliament has voted to back a bid for a second referendum on independence from the UK, Euronews reported.

Merkel's Conservatives Running Neck and Neck with Social Democrats

March 28, 2017, Tuesday // 21:58 in World » Europe | Views: 63

With six months to go before the general elections, German conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel is unexpectedly tied neck and neck with the Social-Democratic challenger Martin Schulz.

Europe's Top Court Upholds EU Sanctions against Russia's Rosneft

March 28, 2017, Tuesday // 19:01 in World | Views: 54

According to Europe's top court, sanctions imposed by the European Union on Russian companies such as its largest oil group Rosneft are valid, Euronews reported.

Veteran Anti-apartheid Leader Ahmed Kathrada Dies at 87

March 28, 2017, Tuesday // 18:24 in World | Views: 48

South Africa mourns the loss of anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada who has died aged 87.

Trump to Sweep away Obama Climate Change Policies

March 28, 2017, Tuesday // 18:03 in World | Views: 61

US President Donald Trump is due to sign an executive order to overturn key parts of the Obama administration's plan to tackle global warming, the BBC reported.

Austria to Leave EU Refugee Relocation Agreement

March 28, 2017, Tuesday // 15:01 in World » Europe | Views: 99

Austria is planning to withdraw from an EU agreement to divide asylum seekers between countries in the bloc, government officials said Monday, MIA writes.