Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House's top strategist - BBC News
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Donald Trump's shadowy chief strategist Steve Bannon is fired after a turbulent tenure.
Finland stabbings: Man shot and held after Turku attacks - BBC News
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Police arrest him in the city of Turku but warn there may be more attackers at large.
Barcelona attack key suspect Moussa Oukabir confirmed dead - BBC News
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Moussa Oukabir rented the van which drove into crowds in central Barcelona on Thursday.
Indian rape victim, 10, and her baby 'doing fine' - BBC News
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The girl gave birth on Thursday after the Indian Supreme Court rejected her plea for an abortion.
Britain has built a national myth on winning the Second World War, but it’s distorting our politics
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The impending humiliation of Brexit is going to have a lot more in common with Suez.
Barcelona and Cambrils: 'Bigger' attacks were prepared - BBC News
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There is a massive manhunt for Moussa Oukabir, thought to have rented the Barcelona attack van.
Deadly South Asia floods affect 16m people - BBC News
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The Red Cross says the floods are becoming one of the worst regional humanitarian crises in years.
Charlottesville victim's mum rebukes Trump - BBC News
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Susan Bro has "no interest" in speaking to Mr Trump after his remarks on the Virginia clashes.
Chinese vendors 'exploiting' African children removed from Taobao - BBC News
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Customers could pay to have African children shout out messages like "Looking for loans?" in Chinese.
South Africa plans to grant immunity to Grace Mugabe, sources say
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There is no way Zimbabwean first lady will be arrested over model’s allegation of assault in hotel, says source in Pretoria
Centrists and the left in a polarised world | Letters
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Letters: Readers respond to recent articles by Guardian columnists Owen Jones and Simon Jenkins
Oman’s Looming Succession Crisis Is a Warning Sign in an Already Fractured Gulf
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Three years ago, Sultan Qaboos, Oman’s 76-year-old ruler, left for an eight-month stint of medical treatment in Germany. It wouldn’t be his last. Since then, the sultan’s continued deteriorating health and lack of a clear heir have fueled a succession debate both within Oman and among its neighbors.
US to review China intellectual property policies - BBC News
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China has voiced "serious concern" over the investigation, which could result in US trade sanctions.
Woman raped by Roman Polanski asks for 'mercy' to end case - BBC News
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A Los Angeles court rejects a plea by a woman raped by the director to dismiss the 40-year-old case.
World Citizen: Russia’s Oil and Gas Are Weapons and Weakness in Ukraine Fight
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No, this is not a “war for oil,” to cite the old cliche. But behind all the maneuvering in Russia’s conflict with Ukraine and the West, oil and gas reserves and the pipelines that turn them into cash lie in the background, just a step behind the principal action. Russia’s vast hydrocarbon stocks figure into the calculations of the major players, who worry Moscow may deploy them once again as a weapon.
Ecuador’s Moreno Strikes Out on His Own, to the Anger of His Former Mentor, Correa
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It didn’t take long for Ecuador’s new president, Lenin Moreno, who assumed office less than three months ago, to distance himself from his predecessor and mentor, Rafael Correa. Two issues largely account for Moreno’s growing independence from Correa and his outsized legacy: corruption and the economy.
Spanish police 'stop second attack' ? r/worldnews
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Venezuela's political crisis deepens as its legislature is essentially dissolved
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As expected, Venezuela’s controversial constitutional assembly on Friday declared itself the country’s sole legitimate lawmaking body, neutering the democratically elected congress.
Trump Is A Danger To America And The World
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With Trump still considering a military strike against North Korea, America is standing in the path of a devastating avalanche.
Sports & Politics Intersect: Echoes of Charlottesville ripple across the sports world
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Front Five: The top stories that shaped both sports & politics this week "Hate has always existed in America. Yes we know that but Donald Trump just made it fashionable again! Statues has nothing to do with us now!"
Will the U.S. Chase the Islamic State as It Moves Into Central and Southeast Asia?
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Today the grueling battles to expel the self-styled Islamic State from Iraq and Syria drag on, but even when they are over it will not be the end of the violent extremist movement. Unfortunately it has established its global “brand.” Even as it is being driven from its homeland, it seems to be plotting its next strategic moves.
What’s Driving Russia’s Approach to Ties With North Korea?
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Russia has spent years cultivating close ties with North Korea, providing it with diplomatic protection at the U.N. Security Council, even if economic ties lag. In this email interview, Richard Weitz, discusses what is driving the relationship, how it has evolved, and how it impacts efforts to isolate the North Korean regime.
'An attack on Japan is an attack on US,' says US top general ? r/worldnews
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Ocrevus for Relapsing-Remitting MS Approved in Canada
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Health Canada has now approved OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) for Canadians living with Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS).
Single police officer shot dead four out of five Cambrils terrorists ? r/worldnews
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Sierra Leone’s Koroma Appeals for Help as Mudslide Death Toll Climbs
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Aid workers were bracing for an outbreak of cholera or other infectious diseases as the death toll from a horrific mudslide in Sierra Leone topped 400 and some 600 people remained unaccounted for. Read up on the international response and other top stories from Africa in our weekly Africa Watch newsletter.
Collapse of Liberal Order, Rise of Outsiders in World Politics - INDIA New England News
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By Saket Suman New Delhi?The two most significant arguments that noted commentator on international affairs, Meghnad Desai, makes in his latest book are that the year 2016 witnessed the collapse of the Liberal Order ? liberty, freedom and free trade, among others ? and that there are a lot of similarities between Prime Minister Narendra ?
Man shot after stabbings in Finnish city ? r/worldnews
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Donna Tartt's The Secret History
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I finished reading this about five weeks ago and have been meaning to write something about it ever since.
Spying on Allies | World Politics News Review on WordPress.com
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According to a new report by the Wall Street Journal, the National Security Agency was listening in on the communications of Israeli leaders, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during the Iranian nuclear program talks. It had been known that the United States was monitoring Netanyahu’s telephone calls, but the report contends that the surveillance?
Has Boko Haram Been
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In an interview with the BBC, Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria, asserted that Nigeria had “technically won the war” against the terrorist organization Boko Haram in the country. According to Buhari, Boko Haram could no longer mount “conventional attacks” against security forces or population centers in Nigeria, and had been reduced to relying on?
Human Rights in
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A new report by Amnesty International contends that Russia may have committed war crimes when it launched an airstrike on a market in Syria last week. According to the report, Russia may have killed as many as 200 civilians since it began using its air power to strike rebel forces in Syria last November. Amnesty?
Promoting Tolerance and Political Change…. Through
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As the rhetoric surrounding the status of Syrian refugees in the United States and Europe continues to intensify, a handful of people are turning to music as a tool to attempt to bring a more civil tone to the discussions. At its final summit of the year, the European Union’s meeting of Heads of State?
Global Implications of Rising Interest Rates in the United
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Markets around the world are watching the United States Federal Reserve Bank and its anticipated move to increase interest rates in the United States this afternoon. The Fed is widely expected to increase interest rates by .25 points today. For seven years, interest rates in the United States have been kept near zero in an?
Disputed Venezuela assembly takes parliament's powers - BBC News
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The move comes as Colombia says Venezuela's former prosecutor Luisa Ortega Diaz has fled to Bogota.
Week of U.S. political drama hurts world stocks, dollar - Times of India
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GLOBAL-MARKETS:Week of U.S. political drama hurts world stocks, dollar
Can Jordan’s Abdullah Keep Walking the Middle East Tightrope?
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Jordan’s King Abdullah II has been quietly busy, dealing with crises across his borders in Syria, Jerusalem and farther away in the Gulf. On top of it all, Jordan’s economy is near insolvency, and its leadership is being forced to make hard choices amid political infighting between allies and neighbors.