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Russia Warns of U.S. War on Venezuela, China Backs Cuba

Friday  16:46,   19 april 2019
newsweek

Russia warned that "U.S. military action in Venezuela is not an abstraction, but a possible reality that is admitted in Washington." China echoed similar concerns about... >>>

US, Japan meet amid standstill on North Korea

Friday  16:35,   19 april 2019
msn

Top leaders of the United States and Japan gathered for talks Friday amid a standstill in diplomacy aimed at reaching a deal with their mutual adversary North Korea. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo welcomed Foreign Minister Taro Kono for talks ahead... >>>

Austria fears for top climbers missing in Canada

Friday  16:00,   19 april 2019
msn

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday his thoughts are with the friends and families of two of the country's best-known climbers missing and feared dead in Canada along with an American alpinist following an avalanche. David Lama und... >>>

Macron meets Syrian Kurds, vows French support in fight against IS

Friday  15:55,   19 april 2019
msn

President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, assuring them of France's support in the fight against remaining jihadists. The US-backed Syrian Democratic... >>>

Turkey arrests suspected spies for UAE, probing Khashoggi link

Friday  15:50,   19 april 2019
reuters

Turkey arrests suspected spies for UAE, probing Khashoggi... >>>

Turkey says Russian system no threat to F-35s, seeks panel

Friday  15:30,   19 april 2019
msn

Turkey's foreign minister says the United States has yet to respond to a proposal to set up a technical committee to review possible security threats that Russia's S-400 missile defense system could pose to the U.S. F-35 fighter jet program.... >>>

How centuries of priceless treasures were saved at Notre Dame

Friday  13:22,   19 april 2019
cnn

The efforts of a team of firefighters, emergency workers and antiquities experts in the first few hours of the Notre Dame fire saved hundreds of years of heritage that "belongs to humanity and the world at large." Toiling through the night As luck... >>>

As Rich Lavish Cash on Notre-Dame, Many Ask: What About the Needy?

Friday  12:51,   19 april 2019
nytimes

Correction: April 17, 2019 This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: An earlier version of this article misstated whom a former culture minister advised. He was an adviser to François Pinault, not his son, François-Henri... >>>

Congress steps in, once more, to fill Trump's silence on human rights in Myanmar

Friday  12:16,   19 april 2019
abcnews.go

First reported by ABC News, a bipartisan group of lawmakers will introduce legislation to boost support for political prisoners amid the Rohingya... >>>

Observing Good Friday around the world

Friday  10:50,   19 april 2019
cnn

The cultures and traditons of Good Friday around the... >>>

Vatican displays Holy Stairs for the first time in 300 years

Friday  10:40,   19 april 2019
cnn

Visitors to Rome this Easter can have a once-in-a-lifetime experience: climbing the original stairs that Jesus is said to have walked on before his... >>>

Qatari official: Afghan talks postponed indefinitely

Friday  10:36,   19 april 2019
msn

A first round of Afghan-to-Afghan peace talks that would have seen Taliban and government officials sit together for the first time were postponed indefinitely after a falling out over who should attend. Sultan Barakat, director of Qatar's Center... >>>

Woman shot dead in N.Ireland in 'terrorist incident'

Friday  08:11,   19 april 2019
msn

A woman has been shot dead during riots in the city of Londonderry in Northern Ireland and the killing is being treated as a terrorist incident, police said Friday, following the latest upsurge in violence to shake the troubled region. Although the... >>>

New name, old worries: North Macedonia holds presidential vote

Friday  07:51,   19 april 2019
msn

North Macedonia holds the first round of its presidential election on Sunday, the country's first vote under a new name as it struggles with enduring economic problems, cronyism and corruption. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Woman killed after shots fired in Londonderry riot

Friday  05:15,   19 april 2019
reuters

A woman was killed after shots were fired during rioting in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry on Thursday that saw police attacked by petrol bombs and other missiles. After earlier appealing for calm when a number of shots were fired in the... >>>