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South Korea vows to send aid to North quickly, may send food

Monday  13:27,   20 may 2019

South Korea has vowed to move quickly on plans to provide $8 million worth of medical and nutritional aid for North Korean children through U.N. agencies while it also considers sending broader food aid to the country, which says it is suffering its >>>

Britain's iconic red phone boxes can be adopted for just $1.30

Monday  12:50,   20 may 2019

Around 5,000 remain among the 31,000 total payphones in the U.K. Food cart owner Idriss Bouaziz signed a 15-year lease on a red phone box in the center of London last year through Ottewell's company. He had long run coffee carts around the capital... >>>

Sweden calls for WikiLeaks founder Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition

Monday  12:06,   20 may 2019

A top Swedish prosecutor on Monday formally asked that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia over the alleged rape of a woman in her home nearly a decade ago, reports said. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

4 Americans die in small plane crash in Honduras

Monday  12:05,   20 may 2019

Four Americans perished on Saturday after a small plane plummeted into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Honduras, according to the U.S. State Department. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Ukraine inaugurates comedian Zelensky as president

Monday  12:05,   20 may 2019

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky stepped into his new role as Ukrainian president with his inauguration on Monday, launching a new era for the country wracked by war and economic difficulties. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Ukraine's Newly Sworn-In Leader Moves to Dissolve Parliament

Monday  11:30,   20 may 2019

Ukraine’s newly appointed president immediately moved to dissolve parliament and call a snap election as he seeks to consolidate power following his rapid rise from TV comedian to the country’s top politician. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, 41, who was sworn... >>>

Trump says war will mean 'official end of Iran,' warns 'never threaten the United States again'

Monday  11:30,   20 may 2019

President Trump fired a social media shot at the Iranian regime Sunday afternoon, vowing that war between Washington and Tehran would result in "the official end of Iran" before warning, "[n]ever threaten the United States again!" Trump tweeted... >>>

Chess legend Garry Kasparov warns of a 'cyber Cold War,' says Western 'political will' needed

Monday  10:30,   20 may 2019

"Right now we are in some sort of cyber Cold War, and deterrence is the only response," says former world chess champion Garry Kasparov. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Families go hungry due to UK welfare cuts, report says

Monday  08:25,   20 may 2019

The UK government is violating its obligations to ensure families have enough food to live on, according to a damning new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW). require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

No more Mr Europe: Macron forced to curb EU ambitions

Monday  07:35,   20 may 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron wants this week's European Parliament elections to be his shining moment to push his ambitions for a stronger... >>>

US Navy ship sails past Chinese-claimed reef in South China Sea

Monday  07:25,   20 may 2019

A U.S. Navy ship sailed past Scarborough Reef in South China... >>>

Sri Lanka president vows to eliminate jihadist threat

Monday  06:55,   20 may 2019

Sri Lanka's president marked the 10th anniversary of the end of a protracted war with Tamil rebels Sunday by vowing to crush Islamist militants responsible for Easter bombings that killed 258 people. Maithripala Sirisena said Sri Lankan security... >>>

What Panama’s Worst Drought Means for Its Canal’s Future

Monday  05:40,   20 may 2019

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. A severe drought in Panama has resulted in lower water levels in the Panama Canal, forcing some shippers to limit the amount of cargo their largest ships carry so... >>>

WikiLeaks says Assange papers, manuscripts will be given to US authorities: Report

Monday  05:25,   20 may 2019

Wikileaks said Ecuador would turn over to U.S. prosecutors possessions belonging to Julian Assange that remain in the country's London embassy. The organization claims that Ecuadorian officials will permit U.S. prosecutors to "help themselves" to... >>>

Ukrainian comic to be sworn in as president

Monday  04:55,   20 may 2019

Political novice Volodymyr Zelensky, elected by a landslide last month, will start his new... >>>