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Zimbabwe ruling party sets Mu

November 21, 2017
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HARARE. – Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF will discuss the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe on Monday, its chief whip said, after a noon deadline expired for the 93-year-old to end his nearly four decades in power by resigning.

China draws 3-stage path to r

November 21, 2017
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NAYPYITAW. – China called for a ceasefire in Myanmar’s Rakhine State so that Rohingya Muslim refugees can return from Bangladesh, proposing a three-stage approach to the crisis as diplomats from 51 mostly Asian and European countries gathered in Myanmar on Monday.
 

Trump raps UN for mismanageme

September 20, 2017
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UNITED NATIONS – US President Donald Trump criticized the United Nations for bloated bureaucracy and mismanagement on his first visit on Monday to UN headquarters, calling for “truly bold reforms” so it could be a greater force for world peace.

Helicopter mistakenly fires o

September 20, 2017
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MOSCOW -- A military helicopter on a rural training exercise in western Russia mistakenly fired rockets at a group of parked vehicles, knocking at least one person to the ground, footage posted by Russian news sites and on social media showed.

Package in London a false alar

September 20, 2017
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LONDON -- British police said reports of a suspicious package near Holborn, central London, had turned out to be a false alarm.

US high court justice temporar

September 13, 2017
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WASHINGTON. — US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Monday provided a temporary reprieve for President Trump’s order blocking most refugees from entering the United States, putting on hold a lower court’s ruling loosening the prohibition.

Saudi clerics detained to sile

September 13, 2017
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Several prominent Saudi clerics have been detained in an apparent crackdown on potential opponents of the conservative kingdom’s absolute rulers amid widespread speculation that King Salman intends to abdicate in favor of his son.

Hezbollah declares victory in

September 13, 2017
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BEIRUT.  —The Syrian government’s powerful Lebanese ally Hezbollah has declared victory in the Syrian war, dismissing remaining fighting as “scattered battles”, a pro-Hezbollah newspaper reported on Tuesday.

A million rally for Catalan in

September 13, 2017
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BARCELONA. — Around one million Catalans rallied in Barcelona on Monday, waving red and yellow striped flags and banging drums, in a show of support for independence after Madrid moved to block a referendum on the region’s split from Spain.

Floridians return as Irma fl

September 13, 2017
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FLORIDA CITY/MARCO ISLAND, Fla. —Storm-shocked Floridians returned to shattered homes on Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma pushed inland, leaving more than half of all state residents without power and city streets underwater from Orlando and Jacksonville into coastal Georgia and South Carolina.

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Column of the Day

Trashy Trudeau and toothy Ardern

By REY O. ARCILLA | November 21,2017
‘As the top officials of their governments, the two ought to be well-versed in good manners and right conduct.’

Opinion of the Day

Who is in a (Christmas) rush?

By ABIGAIL VALTE | November 21, 2017
‘It seems we’ll be seeing an impeachment trial at the Senate come January.’