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UK police warn no-deal Brexit will make their job harder

Tuesday  17:31,   18 september 2018

British police chiefs said Tuesday they are preparing for a no-deal Brexit but warned that losing access to dozens of EU-wide tools will make it "harder" to protect UK and European citizens. National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) Chair Sara...[...]

Germany: Iraqi suspect in Chemnitz stabbing released

Tuesday  17:25,   18 september 2018

The 22-year-old was detained along with another immigrant on suspicion of stabbing to death a German man in Chemnitz. The suspect's lawyer has threatened legal action against those responsible for the unjustified arrest. His client spent three...[...]

15 dead in Malaysia from suspected alcohol poisoning

Tuesday  16:51,   18 september 2018

Fifteen men, most believed to be foreign workers, have died in Malaysia and 33 more are in hospital with suspected poisoning after consuming alcoholic drinks, police said Tuesday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function...[...]

Finnish foreign minister criticized for attending anti-abortion vigil

Tuesday  16:27,   18 september 2018

Finland's government watchdog reprimanded Foreign Minister Timo Soini on Tuesday for taking part in an anti-abortion vigil during an official visit to Canada. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) [...]

Philippine policeman: Villagers refused advice to flee storm

Tuesday  16:06,   18 september 2018

A Philippine police officer says he tried to persuade residents of a mining camp to move to safety as a powerful typhoon approached, but they appeared unconcerned and refused to leave a day before the storm triggered a huge landslide that buried...[...]

South African court says marijuana use in private is legal

Tuesday  15:51,   18 september 2018

South Africa's top court says adults can use marijuana in private. The Constitutional Court on Tuesday upheld a provincial court's ruling in a case involving Gareth Prince, who advocates the decriminalization of the drug.Prince says cannabis...[...]

Poland faces questioning by EU ministers over rule of law concerns

Tuesday  15:27,   18 september 2018

Poland's right-wing government has the chance to explain itself to its European Union peers on Tuesday for the second time in three months amid concern over changes to the judiciary that the EU fears could undermine its courts'...[...]

UN calls for genocide tribunal over Rohingya crisis

Tuesday  15:27,   18 september 2018

A United Nations fact-finding mission has released an extensive 440-page report detailing atrocities carried out by the Myanmar military against Rohingya Muslims, in support of its call for the country's generals to face an international...[...]

Hong Kong will now allow gay expat couples to get spousal visas

Tuesday  13:30,   18 september 2018

The Hong Kong government said today (Sept. 18) that it would grant dependant visas to legally recognized gay couples the same way it does for…The new policy, which comes into effect tomorrow (Sept. 19), follows a historic ruling in July by Hong...[...]

Apple and banana in Australia needle scares

Tuesday  13:30,   18 september 2018

Authorities are already investigating the "evil" sabotage of strawberries in every state.Since last week, Australians in every state have reported finding needles concealed in strawberry...[...]

German doctors: Pussy Riot poisoning 'highly plausible'

Tuesday  12:51,   18 september 2018

German doctors treating Pyotr Verzilov, a member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot, say claims that he was poisoned are "highly plausible," based on his symptoms.Dr. Kai-Uwe Eckardt of Berlin's Charite hospital told reporters that Verzilov has...[...]

China has 'no choice' but to hit back at Trump's $200 billion tariffs — kicking the trade war up another level

Tuesday  12:05,   18 september 2018

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) said on Tuesday morning that it had "no choice" but to retaliate against the fresh tariffs, which mean that over half of all Chinese goods coming into the US will now be subject to the...[...]

French interior minister to quit in further blow to Macron

Tuesday  10:53,   18 september 2018

France's Interior Minister Gerard Collomb announced Tuesday that he will stand down next year to run again for his old job as mayor of the city of Lyon, in yet another blow to President Emmanuel Macron. The announcement from Collomb, a...[...]

Drawn by Gold, Drowned in Mud: Typhoon Kills Philippine Miners

Tuesday  06:05,   18 september 2018

Dozens of people who eked out a living at a small-scale mine were killed when Typhoon Mangkhut’s drenching rains unleashed a landslide in their mountain community.On Monday evening, Mr. Feliciano got a reminder that what the Cordillera Mountains...[...]

Venezuelans outraged by Maduro's steak feast at Salt Bae restaurant

Tuesday  05:50,   18 september 2018

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dined on expensive steak at a "Salt Bae" restaurant in Istanbul during a stop-off returning from a visit to China, drawing furor back home where millions struggle to get enough to eat and red meat is a rare...[...]