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Trump says U.S. considering permanent military presence in Poland

Tuesday  22:40,   18 september 2018

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States is considering a request from Poland for a permanent U.S. military presence in the fellow NATO country.Poland has repeatedly requested a permanent U.S. military presence on its soil amid fears [...]

Giant 'contracting' creature spotted on beach stuns family: 'It's alive'

Tuesday  21:30,   18 september 2018

A New Zealand family stumbled upon a massive jelly-like blob on a beach early Monday.It was unlike anything Dickinson had ever seen...[...]

Russian 'fake news' machine going mad, says French envoy to U.S.

Tuesday  20:35,   18 september 2018

France's envoy to the United States on Tuesday accused Moscow of spreading fake news after Russia's Defence Ministry said a French frigate in the Mediterranean had launched missiles on Syria. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],...[...]

A slip-up in a politician’s pro-Europe speech has Britain pondering Brexit’s ‘erotic spasm'

Tuesday  20:35,   18 september 2018

A major speech critical of Brexit by Liberal Democrats leader Vince Cable attracted notice for its unusual choice of descriptive words.But it was another two-word phrase that drew the most attention in Britain, as Cable told the audience that Brexit [...]

Pope gives bishops more decision-making options

Tuesday  19:25,   18 september 2018

Pope Francis is codifying ways of consulting ordinary Catholics about issues facing the Catholic Church and is giving more decision-making options to bishops to interpret and implement them.Francis issued new rules reforming the Synod of Bishops,...[...]

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...[...]