Thursday, 21 November, 2019

Hold the vodka: Russians cut drinking 40 percent under Putin

Russians might have a reputation as a nation of hard drinkers, but a report by the World Health Organization published Tuesday showed their alcohol...

N.Korea says to hold nuclear talks with US on Saturday

North Korea on Tuesday said it will hold working-level nuclear talks with the US on Saturday, signalling the resumption of much-anticipated negotiations after the...

Bomb explodes injuring five in southern Turkey: state media

Five people were injured on Wednesday when a roadside bomb exploded as a bus carrying police drove by in the southern Turkish province of...

Tailoring peace: Colombian ex-rebels turn to fashion

Once dressed to kill as they stalked the Colombian jungle, a group of young former FARC rebels have shed their camouflage fatigues, boots and...

Ex-Albanian interior minister acquitted of drug charges

An Albanian court has acquitted former interior minister Saimir Tahiri on drug trafficking charges but sentenced him to three years of probation for abuse...

Frontrunners in third US Democratic debate spar over healthcare, yet stress importance of unity

Former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders – the frontrunners for the 2020 Democratic nomination – clashed over the...

Death toll from Spain floods rises to three

The death toll from torrential rains and floods in southeastern Spain rose to three on Friday after a man drowned when his car became...

Mugabe’s family agree to burial in ‘heroes’ monument

The family of former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe have agreed to bury him at a monument for national heroes in Harare, a family spokesman...

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s resistance hero-turned-autocrat, dies aged 95

“It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former President, Cde Robert Mugabwe,” said Mnangagwa...

Israel says fires back after anti-tank missiles from Lebanon

Israel said it was returning fire Sunday after anti-tank missiles were launched at its territory from Lebanon, raising fears of a serious escalation with...
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