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China's Xi: World faces choice of confrontation, cooperation

Saturday  05:10,   17 november 2018

China's president says the world faces a choice of cooperation or confrontation in a speech to a summit of leaders that is divided by tensions stemming from increased U.S. protectionism. President Xi Jinping expressed support for global free trading >>>

Bomb kills two, injures eight in Karachi

Saturday  04:55,   17 november 2018

A bomb killed at least two people and wounded eight others in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Friday, police and hospital officials said. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Bulgaria's nationalist vice premier resigns after outcry

Saturday  04:41,   17 november 2018

Bulgaria's nationalist vice premier Valery Simeonov resigned on Friday after weeks of street protests by insulted mothers of children with disabilities who pressed for him to go. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

UN to convene Yemen talks in Sweden soon

Saturday  01:30,   17 november 2018

The United Nations intends to convene peace talks on Yemen soon after receiving firm assurances from the parties that they will attend negotiations in Sweden, the UN envoy said Friday. The Saudi-backed government and the Huthi rebels have shown a... >>>

High school bans Canada Goose and Moncler jackets to protect poorer children

Friday  23:30,   16 november 2018

A school in northwest England is tackling the issue of inequality head on by banning expensive Canada Goose and Moncler jackets in a bid to protect their disadvantaged... >>>

Protests to greet Dutch Santa and his black-faced sidekick

Friday  19:55,   16 november 2018

As Dutch children anticipate the arrival of their country's version of Santa Claus, critics and fans of his helper, Black Pete, are gearing up to demonstrate this... >>>

U.S. to oppose U.N. Golan resolution, wins Israeli praise

Friday  19:30,   16 november 2018

The United States said it would oppose on Friday for the first time an annual resolution at the United Nations calling on Israel to rescind its authority in the occupied Golan Heights, drawing praise from Israeli officials.... >>>

#ThisIsNotConsent protesters wave underwear after Ireland rape trial sparks fury

Friday  19:20,   16 november 2018

"You have to look at the way she was dressed. She was wearing a thong with a lace front," said lawyer defending man later acquitted of raping... >>>

North Carolina Teacher Died In The ‘Hands Of A Criminal Organization’ In Mexico: Report

Friday  18:17,   16 november 2018

'It's not unusual for him to travel by... >>>

Mexico's high court tosses law on policing by military

Friday  03:40,   16 november 2018

Mexico's Supreme Court invalidated a controversial law signed last year that created a legal framework for the military to work in a policing role in much of the country, ruling Thursday that the measure violated the constitution by trying to... >>>

A photo of Hitler posing with a girl of Jewish heritage auctions for $11,520

Friday  00:20,   16 november 2018

This photograph of Adolf Hitler embracing a young Jewish girl who he called his "sweetheart" sold for $11,520 this week. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Iran executes men for hoarding gold coins amid currency crisis

Thursday  12:16,   15 november 2018

Iran executed two currency traders for allegedly hoarding gold coins and attempting to manipulate prices at a time when the country's economy is reeling from re-imposed U.S. sanctions following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from a nuclear... >>>

Four police wounded as knifeman enters Jerusalem base

Thursday  11:05,   15 november 2018

A man wielding a knife entered an Israeli border police base in annexed east Jerusalem provoking a scuffle in which four officers were wounded, police said on Thursday. The assailant was seriously wounded as he was overpowered by officers during the >>>

Sights still on US, migrant caravan marks month on the road

Tuesday  21:41,   13 november 2018

The caravan of Central American migrants trekking across Mexico toward the United States marked one month on the road Tuesday with a full day of walking and hitch-hiking and no celebrations. The caravan, which currently has around 5,000 migrants,... >>>

NATO chief voices concern about Chinese missiles

Tuesday  12:41,   13 november 2018

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday voiced concern about Chinese as well as Russian medium-range missiles and urged Beijing to join an international nuclear arms control treaty. "We see that China is investing heavily in new, modern weapons,... >>>