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Algeria gas plant marks five years since al-Qaida siege left 40 hostages dead

5 hours 28 min ago
Workers at Algeria’s In Amenas gas plant gathered Tuesday around a black marble memorial to mark five years since a deadly raid by al-Qaida-linked jihadis ...
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Tokyo rejects Seoul’s demand for additional measures on ‘comfort women’

5 hours 37 min ago
Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Tuesday rejected a South Korean request that the Japanese government take additional measures over the issue of Korean women who ...
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Chisako Wakatake and Yuka Ishii win Akutagawa literary award; Yoshinobu Kadoi bags Naoki Prize

5 hours 37 min ago
Novelists Chisako Wakatake and Yuka Ishii have won the prestigious Akutagawa Prize for up-and-coming authors, while Yoshinobu Kadoi won the Naoki Prize for popular fiction, ...
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Bangladesh and Myanmar agree to finish Rohingya return in two years but forced repatriations worry U.N.

6 hours 12 min ago
Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed on Tuesday to complete within two years the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled an army crackdown ...
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Trump in ‘excellent’ health and has no cognitive issues: doctor

6 hours 13 min ago
Donald Trump is expected to remain physically fit for the duration of his presidency and has “no cognitive issues whatsoever,” according to full results from ...
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Steve Bannon quizzed by House over Trump’s firing of FBI chief James Comey: source

6 hours 14 min ago
A House panel questioned Steve Bannon on Tuesday, aiming to find out President Donald Trump’s thinking when he fired FBI Director James Comey, according to ...
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WHO declares all of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever, urges visitors to get vaccinated

6 hours 15 min ago
The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it now considers all of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever, recommending that all international visitors ...
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Watchdog: Democratic freedoms sliding under Trump, making it hard for U.S. to criticize authoritarian regimes

6 hours 17 min ago
Basic rights and political freedoms in the United States are deteriorating at a faster pace under President Donald Trump, exacerbated by attacks on key institutions ...
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Macron gets tough on migrants during Calais visit, vows ‘no more Jungles’

6 hours 20 min ago
President Emmanuel Macron vowed Tuesday that France would no longer allow migrant camps like the notorious “Jungle” as he defended a tougher line on immigration ...
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Ethiopian Airlines to re-launch Zambia’s national carrier, make Lusaka second hub

6 hours 21 min ago
Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement with Zambia to re-launch the southern African country’s national carrier.The partnership with Zambia comes as Ethiopian Airlines ...
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U.S. pulls $65 million from Palestinian aid programs, demands reforms by U.N. agency

6 hours 22 min ago
The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs ...
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Lebanon censors ban ‘The Post’ over Steven Spielberg’s support for Israel

6 hours 24 min ago
Lebanon’s censorship authorities have effectively banned Steven Spielberg’s newspaper drama, “The Post,” because the American director is on a regional blacklist for supporting Israel.The directive ...
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Taro Kono’s clean energy critique in UAE speech fuels Abe succession talk

6 hours 25 min ago
A Cabinet minister’s criticism of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s energy policies may say more about his own political prospects than it does about the country’s ...
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Immigration deal distant amid uproar over Trump’s racist slur as leaders try to avert shutdown

6 hours 25 min ago
A deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation remained distant Tuesday, as House Republicans leaders shifted to a painful ...
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U.S.-led meeting urges more pressure on North Korea despite North-South detente

6 hours 29 min ago
The United States urged allies to escalate pressure on North Korea over its nuclear missile program Tuesday, despite a cautious tone from key U.S. partner ...
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Navy filing negligent homicide charges against two ship commanders over fatal collisions

6 hours 30 min ago
The Navy says it is filing negligent homicide charges against the commanders of two ships involved in fatal collisions last year.The charges are to be ...
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Ex-CIA agent living in H.K. arrested with top secret info on U.S. spies

6 hours 30 min ago
U.S. authorities said Tuesday they had arrested a former CIA agent, Hong Kong resident Jerry Chun Shing Lee, after discovering he had an unauthorized notebook ...
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Bike-sharing model proving tough fit in parking space-scarce Japan

7 hours 1 min ago
Bike sharing has a lot going for it. It’s mass transit that’s ultra-cheap, burns body fat instead of fossil fuels and is adored by venture ...
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Pyongyang calls Trump’s ‘nuclear button’ tweet the ‘spasm of a lunatic’

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:46
North Korea’s state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than leader Kim Jong Un’s is the “spasm of ...
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Caught on video wishing to surrender, rebel ex-cop among dead in Venezuela shootout

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:45
Officials in Venezuela confirmed Tuesday that a rebellious police officer who led a brazen helicopter attack in Caracas last year was among those killed in ...
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