• Idlib assault would lead to humanitarian catastrophe, Turkey warns
Idlib assault would lead to humanitarian catastrophe, Turkey warns

On Sunday, government forces bombed the village of Hobeit in Idlib province, killing an infant girl and wounding several other civilians, the Syrian Civil Defence search-and-rescue group reported . U.S. officials have in recent days said additional action would follow if Assad were to use the banned weapons in rebel-held Idlib. The province an...

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  • Russia's Putin tells Japan's Abe: Let's sign peace deal this year
Russia's Putin tells Japan's Abe: Let's sign peace deal this year

A treaty without preconditions would leave Russian Federation in control of the disputed islands, which Russian Federation calls the Southern Kuriles and Japan calls the Northern Territories. Putin implied that, after a peace agreement was reached, further talks could be held regarding the wider dispute. Russian Federation has sovereignty over the ...

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  • EU Parliament to Debate Possible Sanctions Against Hungary
EU Parliament to Debate Possible Sanctions Against Hungary

The lawmakers voted 448-197 in favor of a report recommending the launch of a so-called Article 7 procedure, which could lead to the suspension of Hungary's European Union voting rights. Now it is up to the Austrian presidency of the EU to launch the procedure of the council of EU countries to examine whether Hungary's government does breach EU rul...

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  • Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 'plead guilty'
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 'plead guilty'

Mueller filed superseding criminal information in U.S. District Court in Washington , an indication that Manafort will plead guilty to one count of conspiracy and one count of witness tampering. At the time of Mr Gates' plea, Manafort issued a statement saying he "had hoped and expected my business colleague would have had the strength to contin...

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  • Fellow Republicans Disagree With Trump on Puerto Rico
Fellow Republicans Disagree With Trump on Puerto Rico

Trump cited no evidence for his tweet rejecting the widely accepted death toll of almost 3,000 in Puerto Rico because of Maria. Cora said that while Trump is president and respects him, he doesn't agree with "a lot of stuff that he says about us".

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  • Pope meets with United States church leaders over clergy sexual abuse
Pope meets with United States church leaders over clergy sexual abuse

The US prelate was removed and ordered to live a lifetime of penance and prayer by Pope Francis after a church investigation determined that an allegation he groped a teenage altar boy in the 1970s was credible. McCarrick has said that he had "absolutely no recollection" of the alleged abuse of the teenager but has not commented on the other ...

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  • California shootings: Six dead in Bakersfield
California shootings: Six dead in Bakersfield

A deputy eventually confronted the suspect in a parking lot, at which point the gunman shot himself in the chest, Sheriff Youngblood said. Bakersfield is about 90 miles north of Los Angeles. Police said a sheriff's deputy spotted the vehicle a short time later on a nearby highway. The man then hijacked a auto with a woman and a child inside i...

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  • Trump rejects Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico
Trump rejects Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico

The president, criticizing Puerto Rico for having aging infrastructure before the storm that exacerbated problems with the energy grid, added that "we've gotten a lot of receptivity, a lot of thanks for the job we've done in Puerto Rico".

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  • Trump Says We're Prepared for Hurricane Florence. Are We?
Trump Says We're Prepared for Hurricane Florence. Are We?

Puerto Rico's governor last month raised the US territory's official death toll from Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975. In seeking to assure Americans that his government is prepared for the storm, Trump has also tried to defend his administration's response to Hurricane Maria , calling it an " unsung success ".

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  • Man arrested after breakfast with woman in Saudi Arabia
Man arrested after breakfast with woman in Saudi Arabia

Be it McDonald's or Starbucks, women have to sit separately from single men. A man and woman share food in Saudi Arabia in a video posted online. "The Ministry of labor arrested Expat in Jeddah after he appeared in the infamous video", said the Ministry.

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  • INTERNATIONAL - Most US voters oppose Trump's impeachment
INTERNATIONAL - Most US voters oppose Trump's impeachment

The president now faces accusations of incompetence and ill-preparedness to handle the top job while having put together several legal teams to handle accusations of rape and his alleged "collusion" with Russian Federation. Republicans say the legislation will also seek to encourage start-up businesses by allowing them to write off more start-up co...

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  • Russian Federation launches biggest ever war games
Russian Federation launches biggest ever war games

China is sending 3,200 troops to take part in the Vostok 2018 exercises later this week. From China's perspective, the emerging military alliance with Russian Federation sends a strong signal to the USA and its ally Japan as Beijing moves to defend its interests in the South China Sea, which China claims virtually in its entirety, as well as Taiw...

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  • Mallya backtracks after saying he met Arun Jaitley before leaving India
Mallya backtracks after saying he met Arun Jaitley before leaving India

The sensational claims of Mallya, outside a London court on Wednesday, sparked a fire in Indian political discourse. Mallya is wanted in India for defaulting on bank loans to the tune of Rs 9,000 crore, has been in the United Kingdom since March 2016.

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  • Super typhoon Mangkhut heads towards the Philippines and China
Super typhoon Mangkhut heads towards the Philippines and China

Typhoon Mangkhut's ferocity is being compared to that a Category 5 Atlantic Hurricane. Even so, Guy said will come "dangerously close to clipping the country", causing heavy rain and flooding in the island's north, where local authorities are preparing relief goods and security forces have been put on alert.

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  • Pope Francis to Convene Summit on Sex Abuse Scandal
Pope Francis to Convene Summit on Sex Abuse Scandal

Amid such turmoil, a gathering of the global church leadership to discuss a specific problem - in the tradition of church synods and councils - is a good idea, but should take place sooner than February, said Christopher Bellitto, a church historian at Kean University in New Jersey.

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  • Pope Francis to Meet with US, World Catholic Leaders
Pope Francis to Meet with US, World Catholic Leaders

In Cardinal Wuerl's letter to the priests , which was obtained by LifeSiteNews and confirmed by the Archdiocese of Washington that it was sent on Tuesday, he discusses a resignation letter that he submitted in November 2015. Moving priests who have been accused of child sex abuse is widely seen as a way to help them avoid facing any conseq...

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  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's First Royal Tour Details Revealed
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's First Royal Tour Details Revealed

The Royals will arrive in Wellington and visit Abel Tasman national Park, Auckland, Rotorua between October 28 and November 1. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during their wedding service in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. "Meghan isn't pregnant, and she and Harry really don't pay much attention to all the rumors as they accept that it's...

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  • Trump orders use of sanctions to punish election interference
Trump orders use of sanctions to punish election interference

Sanctions authorized in the executive order include blocking of assets, transfer of property, United States investment in sanctioned companies, and restriction of travel. He added that "an executive order that inevitably leaves the President broad discretion to decide whether to impose tough sanctions against those who attack our democracy is insuf...

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  • Russia, China Flex Military Might Together
Russia, China Flex Military Might Together

Russian Federation has substantially increased the size and frequency of its military exercises in recent years, particularly following its invasion of Crimea in 2014. The Kremlin has insisted the exercises are routine and purely defensive. But Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov dismissed such concerns. - Vostok-2018 it includes 297,000 servicemen...

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  • Skripal poisoning: Putin says suspects 'civilians, not criminals'
Skripal poisoning: Putin says suspects 'civilians, not criminals'

Putin, speaking at an economic forum in the Russian Pacific port city of Vladivostok , said Russia had located the two men, but that there was nothing special or criminal about them. Moscow has vehemently denied it is responsible for the poisoning . Britain also accused the two men of being officers from Russia's intelligence service.

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