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  • After Castro`s death, dissidents see changes ahead

    Now that Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro is dead, one of his most prominent critics says he sees big economic and political changes to the one-party Communist system, perhaps within four years. Jose Daniel Ferrer, ...

  • MH370 families want investigation to focus more on debris from plane

    Family members of those lost aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing in 2014 criticised Malaysian investigators on Sunday for not doing enough to find debris, which could give more clues about what happened. ...

  • Mosul residents fear cold and hunger of winter siege

    No food or fuel has reached Mosul in nearly a week and the onset of rain and cold weather threatens a tough winter for more than a million people still in Islamic State-held areas of the city, residents said. Iraqi ...

  • Rebels shoot down Syrian warplane near Aleppo Airport

    Rebels shot down a Syrian warplane in the northern city of Aleppo on Saturday, killing two pilots, a monitor group reported. The warplane was downed near the international airport of Aleppo, said the Syrian Observatory for ...

  • Thailand`s new king makes first public appearance

    Thailands new king on Friday made his first public appearance since ascending the throne the previous day, ending a period of uncertainty since the death of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, on Oct. 13. King Maha ...

  • Prince Harry, Rihanna take HIV tests on World Aids Day

    Britains Prince Harry and international popstar Rihanna took HIV tests on Thursday as part of a World Aids Day campaign in Barbados. The pair took finger prick tests at a clinic in the capital, Bridgetown, to raise awareness ...

  • U.N. Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

    The United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday that aim to cut the Asian countrys annual export revenue by more than a quarter in response to Pyongyangs fifth and largest nuclear test in ...

  • Kofi Annan to be keynote speaker at Bali Democracy Forum 2016

    Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan will be one of the key speakers at the December 8-9 ninth Bali Democracy Forum (BDF) in Nusa Dua, Bali. This was disclosed by the Director General of Information and Public Diplomacy ...

  • Dutch destroy 190,000 ducks in first bird flu cull

    Some 190,000 ducks were destroyed on Saturday (Nov. 26) at six farms in the Netherlands following an avian flu outbreak, the countrys first cull of an epidemic sweeping northern Europe. Outbreaks of avian flu, primarily the ...

  • Philippines` Duterte urges Abu Sayyaf to stop kidnapping, start talks

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appealed to Abu Sayyaf rebels on Friday to end their campaign of piracy and kidnapping and start direct talks with him, offering an olive branch towards a brutal Islamist group he previously ...

  • lBast kills two at governor`s office in southern Turkish city

    An explosion killed two people and wounded more than a dozen outside the governors office in the southern Turkish city of Adana on Thursday, weeks after the United States warned extremist groups were planning attacks. ...

  • Indonesia urges ASEAN to take role regarding Rohingya: DPR

    The Indonesian government should encourage ASEAN member countries to take an active role in resolving the conflict targeting the Rohingya ethnic group in Myanmar. "I urge the foreign affairs minister and the president to ...

  • Tokyo hits by first November snow in 54 years

    The Japanese capital of Tokyo on Thursday was hit by its first November snow in 54 years, slowing rush hour trains as residents slogged to work wearing heavy coats and boots in a city far more accustomed to earthquakes than to ...

  • Trump chooses governor Nikki Haley for U.N. ambassador

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has picked South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, who was critical of him during his election campaign and who has little foreign policy experience, to be U.S. ambassador to the United ...

  • UNHCR names Indonesian philanthropist as eminent advocate for refugees

    The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has named Dato Sri Tahir, an Indonesian conglomerate and philanthropist, as the first eminent advocate for refugees from East Asian region. "I am very pleased to welcome Tahir as part ...

  • Dalai Lama says will visit Trump

    Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday that he would visit U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, a meeting that would infuriate Beijing which views the Nobel Peace Prize-winning monk as a dangerous ...

  • Senior Al Qaida leader killed in U.S. airstrike in Syiria: Pentagon

    The U.S. Ministry of Defense on Tuesday confirmed that a senior al Qaeda leader was killed in a U.S. air strike near Sarmada, Syria, last week. Abu Afghan Al-Masri, an Egyptian who joined al Qaeda in Afghanistan and later ...

  • Magnitude 7.3 quake jolts Northeastern Japan, 1st tsunami wave observed

    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 struck northeastern Japans Fukushima on Tuesday, the weather agency said. The 5:59 a.m. quake registered lower 5 on the Japanese seismic scale of 7 in northeastern Fukushima ...

  • 91 killed, over 150 injured in train accident in Northern India

    In one of the worst railway tragedies in India in recent years, at least 91 people were killed and more than 150 others injured after an express train derailed in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh early Sunday morning. ...

  • Indonesia, Vietnam leaders meet in Lima

    Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla and Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang held a bilateral meeting in Lima, Peru, on the sidelines of the 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit on Friday. Kalla and ...

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