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Worried relatives try to remove children from hospital where 68 died

Added: 16.08.2017 5:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his Independence Day speech Tuesday with a call for the country to stand shoulder to shoulder with people of the city of Gorakhpur as they mourn the deaths of 68 children in a state-run hospital.


Could a new political movement stop Brexit?

Added: 11.08.2017 13:02 | 5 views | 0 comments

The campaign to prevent Britain leaving the EU, such as one exists, is not being led by a charismatic politician from Britain, nor even by wistful Eurocrats in Brussels. Instead, the standard-bearer of the anti-Brexit charge -- at least while the UK Parliament is on its long summer break and Prime Minister Theresa May is walking in the Alps -- is little-known former political apparatchik vacationing on a Mediterranean island at the other end of the European Union.


Canadian envoy arrives in Pyongyang, NK media says

Added: 09.08.2017 4:40 | 2 views | 0 comments

A Canadian government envoy, Daniel Jean, national security adviser to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and his party arrived in Pyongyang, the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported. It gave no further details about why the Canadian official was there.


Kenyans vote in hotly contested presidential election

Added: 08.08.2017 4:05 | 2 views | 0 comments

Kenyans head to the polls Tuesday in a hotly contested election that pits incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta against the nation's former prime minister.


Netanyahu ex-top aide agrees to testify in PM graft probe

Added: 04.08.2017 20:50 | 6 views | 0 comments

An ongoing criminal investigation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken a major step forward as his former chief-of-staff has agreed to testify against him, a court-issued gag order released by police reveals.


Australian PM Turnbull feels heat from spiky Trump call

Added: 04.08.2017 14:05 | 4 views | 0 comments

It should have been a good-natured exchange between the leaders of two firm allies. But a now-notorious phone call between US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has turned into a diplomatic headache for both sides.


Brexit splits give Theresa May a holiday headache

Added: 01.08.2017 16:07 | 5 views | 0 comments

After the most turbulent year of her political life, British Prime Minister Theresa May is currently enjoying the fresh air and tranquility of the Swiss mountains. May interrupted her three-week walking vacation only to participate in the commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele earlier this week. While Downing Street insists she remains in charge of the country even from her Swiss chalet, her absence from the political fray has allowed a very public row to escalate within her Cabinet over Brexit.


Pakistan to choose new leader but Sharif family waits in wings

Added: 01.08.2017 5:57 | 7 views | 0 comments

Pakistan's parliament looks set to approve a former petroleum minister as caretaker Prime Minister Tuesday after the country ousted Nawaz Sharif over corruption allegations.


Australia arrests 4 in alleged airliner terror plot

Added: 30.07.2017 18:00 | 8 views | 0 comments

Australian authorities arrested four men Saturday over a foiled a terror plot to bring down an airplane, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.


Disqualified Pakistan PM Sharif picks brother as stand-in

Added: 30.07.2017 17:20 | 6 views | 0 comments

Nawaz Sharif, removed from office by Pakistan's Supreme Court, said Saturday he has selected his brother to be the nation's next prime minister.


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