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  • Trump defends lawyer, says he won't 'flip'

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    Trump defends lawyer, says he won't 'flip'

    WASHINGTON, April 21 — US President Donald Trump today defended his under-fire personal lawyer as “a fine person,” saying he does not think Michael Cohen will “flip” and...

  • Turkey's Erdogan says emergency rule good for economy as stops terrorism, strikes

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    Turkey's Erdogan says emergency rule good for economy as stops terrorism, strikes

    ISTANBUL, April 21 — Businesses should welcome Turkey’s state of emergency because it guards against terrorism and prevents workers from going out on strike, President Tayyip...

  • US calls China, Russia, Iran, N.Korea ‘morally reprehensible’ on rights

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    US calls China, Russia, Iran, N.Korea ‘morally reprehensible’ on rights

  • Dragon boat accident kills 11 in southern China

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    Dragon boat accident kills 11 in southern China

  • Family of Myanmar policeman who described sting on Reuters reporters claim they were evicted

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    Family of Myanmar policeman who described sting on Reuters reporters claim they were evicted

  • Madagascar police fire teargas at opposition protests

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    Madagascar police fire teargas at opposition protests

  • US student anti-gun activists to keep momentum alive over summer

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    US student anti-gun activists to keep momentum alive over summer

  • Armenian PM calls for dialogue with opposition protesters

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    Armenian PM calls for dialogue with opposition protesters

  • India approves death penalty for rape of girls under 12

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    India approves death penalty for rape of girls under 12

  • Security challenges loom over Buhari's re-election bid

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    Security challenges loom over Buhari's re-election bid

  • US President Trump to visit Britain mid-year, possibly July, say reports

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    US President Trump to visit Britain mid-year, possibly July, say reports

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  • Red Cross worker killed in southern Yemen, says spokesman

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    Red Cross worker killed in southern Yemen, says spokesman

    SANAA, April 21 — A Red Cross employee was killed in Yemen’s southern city of Taez on Saturday, an ICRC spokesman said. “One of our colleagues was killed by an armed man in...

  • EU welcomes North Korean move on nuclear tests, urges denuclearisation

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    EU welcomes North Korean move on nuclear tests, urges denuclearisation

    BRUSSELS, April 21 — The European Union’s foreign affairs chief said today that North Korea’s announcement to stop nuclear tests was a positive step and called for an...

  • Rouhani slams officials' 'vow of silence' in face of protests

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    Rouhani slams officials' 'vow of silence' in face of protests

    TEHRAN, April 21 — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said today that officials were failing to respond effectively to mounting popular protests, in part because they are being...

  • China navy drills in Pacific as tension with Taiwan rises

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    China navy drills in Pacific as tension with Taiwan rises

    SHANGHAI, April 21 — Chinese naval forces have passed through waters south of Taiwan and carried out military exercises in the western Pacific, the latest in a series of...

  • China says welcomes N. Korea’s decision to halt nuclear, missile tests

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    China says welcomes N. Korea’s decision to halt nuclear, missile tests

    BEIJING, April 21 — China today said it welcomed North Korea’s decision to halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, with Pyongyang’s chief ally saying the...

  • Japan not satisfied with N. Korea pledge, will continue pressure, defence chief says

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    Japan not satisfied with N. Korea pledge, will continue pressure, defence chief says

    TOKYO, April 21 — Japan is not satisfied with North Korea’s pledge to halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, its defence minister said today, warning that...

  • Comey memos add to Trump legal woes

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    Comey memos add to Trump legal woes

    WASHINGTON, April 21 — Donald Trump lashed out yesterday after memos of his meetings with the FBI’s then chief James Comey depicted the president as obsessed with the Russia...

  • N.Korea’s Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests

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    N.Korea’s Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests

    SEOUL, April 21 —North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has announced Pyongyang will carry out no more nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests and will shut down its...

  • Trump, France’s Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week

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    Trump, France’s Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week

    WASHINGTON, April 21 — US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although discussions...

  • Democrats sue Trump campaign, Russia for alleged conspiracy

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    Democrats sue Trump campaign, Russia for alleged conspiracy

    WASHINGTON, April 21 — The Democratic Party filed a lawsuit yesterday alleging that Russia, WikiLeaks and top officials from Donald Trump’s campaign conspired to tilt the 2016...

  • Peru’s ex-president Fujimori in court over 1992 massacre

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    Peru’s ex-president Fujimori in court over 1992 massacre

    LIMA, April 21 — Peruvian ex-president Alberto Fujimori, just four months out of prison under a controversial pardon, was in court yesterday facing charges linked to the killing...

  • Indian government considering death penalty for child rapists

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    Indian government considering death penalty for child rapists

    NEW DELHI, April 20 — The Indian government said today it is looking to introduce the death penalty for child rapists after nationwide outrage over the brutal gang rape and...

  • Parents of terminally-ill British toddler lose court appeal

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    Parents of terminally-ill British toddler lose court appeal

    LONDON, April 20 — The parents of a terminally-ill British toddler lost a last-ditch legal bid today to prevent doctors from turning off life support for their son despite...

  • Shooting at Florida school as students stage walkout

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    Shooting at Florida school as students stage walkout

    WASHINGTON, April 20 — A Florida high school student shot and wounded a classmate today as students around the country were poised to stage walkouts to protest gun violence. The...

  • Fiery kites adopted as new tactic by Gaza protesters

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    Fiery kites adopted as new tactic by Gaza protesters

    GAZA CITY, April 20 — Palestinians protesting along the Gaza border have begun attaching Molotov cocktails to kites to fly over the fence into Israel in a new tactic as...

  • Western strikes on Syria, turning point that never was

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    Western strikes on Syria, turning point that never was

    BEIRUT, April 20 — Unprecedented Western strikes against regime targets in Syria yielded a lot of political chest-thumping but no hope that the seven-year war would end soon or...

  • Africa’s last absolute monarch renames Swaziland as ‘eSwatini’ (VIDEO)

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    Africa’s last absolute monarch renames Swaziland as ‘eSwatini’ (VIDEO)

    MBABANE, April 20 — Swaziland’s King Mswati III, Africa’s last absolute monarch, said yesterday he was officially renaming the country as the Kingdom of eSwatini. He...

  • Sky News: Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed Queen as Commonwealth head

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    Sky News: Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed Queen as Commonwealth head

    LONDON, April 20 — Prince Charles was approved as the successor to Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth at a meeting of the group’s heads of government in Windsor...

  • Dozens of Rohingya come ashore in Indonesia

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    Dozens of Rohingya come ashore in Indonesia

    BANDA ACEH, April 20 — About 80 Rohingya in a wooden boat arrived in Indonesia today, officials said, the latest batch of the vulnerable minority to come ashore in the world’s...