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Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president

Saturday  17:01,   25 may 2019
reuters

Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president on Saturday, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted corruption that has strangled economic growth. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Exiled by Trump, Steve Bannon Could be About to Rise Again in Europe

Saturday  15:20,   25 may 2019
newsweek

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is spending the EU elections in a key battleground... >>>

EU votes as populists seek historic breakthrough

Saturday  15:15,   25 may 2019
msn

Voters were called out for a third day in EU parliamentary elections on Saturday as populists hoped to win a major breakthrough and disrupt European politics for the next five... >>>

Accused spy Paul Whelan says he's being threatened, denied showers in Russian prison

Saturday  14:05,   25 may 2019
usatoday

Accused spy Paul Whelan says he is being threatened and abused in a Russian prison and that his continued detainment is akin to political kidnapping. A judge extended the pretrial phase of Whelan's detention for three more months on Friday, which... >>>

Deaths of British, Irish climbers add to Everest toll

Saturday  12:35,   25 may 2019
msn

The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly week on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organisers said Saturday. British climber Robin Fisher, 44, reached the summit Saturday morning but... >>>

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi

Saturday  12:05,   25 may 2019
reuters

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran escalated. Strains have increased between Iran... >>>

Boris Johnson is frontrunner for PM but he'll face the same Brexit nightmare

Saturday  11:40,   25 may 2019
cnn

Boris Johnson is the clear favorite among Conservative members who will ultimately elect a new UK leader -- but they'll only do so once two candidates are put forward for a runoff after a knockout contest by Tory lawmakers. That contest will... >>>

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people

Saturday  10:55,   25 may 2019
msn

The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country. A statement released Saturday by the Afghan Ministry for Disaster... >>>

EU votes as populists seek historic breakthrough

Saturday  09:40,   25 may 2019
msn

EU parliamentary elections entered a third day of voting on Saturday, as populists hoped to win a major breakthrough and disrupt European politics for the next five years. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { >>>

Twenty-nine detainees killed in Venezuela police station cellblock riot

Saturday  07:35,   25 may 2019
reuters

Twenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded in a confrontation in a cellblock in central Venezuela in what a state official called a failed escape attempt, but human rights groups described as a massacre. The incident took... >>>

North Korean missile test violated U.N. resolution, says Bolton

Saturday  06:20,   25 may 2019
reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, said on Saturday there was "no doubt" North Korea's recent test missile launches violated United Nations... >>>

Honduran anti-graft mission investigates ex-president over drug money

Saturday  05:20,   25 may 2019
reuters

Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo is being investigated on suspicion of involvement in laundering illegal drug money as part of a wider probe into his 2010-14 administration, an international anti-corruption mission said on Friday.... >>>

Malaria back with a vengeance in crisis-hit Venezuela

Saturday  05:10,   25 may 2019
msn

If it weren't for the Center for Malaria Studies in Caracas, Francelis Pacheco would have been unable to get treatment for a disease she has contracted around 20 times. Pacheco, 25, sells clothes and cigars in the claustrophobic tunnels of gold... >>>

Chinese medicine to gain WHO acceptance but it has many critics

Saturday  04:50,   25 may 2019
cnn

The move has been described as "an egregious lapse in evidence-based thinking and practice." Dr. Arthur Grollman, a professor of pharmacological science and medicine at Stony Brook University in New York, agrees with this assessment. "It will confer >>>

Lyon explosion prompts terror investigation in France

Saturday  04:50,   25 may 2019
cnn

At least seven people were hurt Friday in an explosion in the French city of Lyon, prompting a national investigation into possible terrorism. The blast occurred in the early evening in the city's central shopping area, and authorities were... >>>