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Iran Asks ICJ To Lift U.S. Sanctions

3 weeks ago /

Iran has asked the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to lift the sanctions imposed by the US after it abandoned the deal on Tehran’s nuclear programme.

U.N. Report Indicts Myanmar Military Figures Of Genocide

3 weeks ago /

A UN report has said top military figures in Myanmar must be investigated for genocide in Rakhine state and crimes against humanity in other areas.

North Korea Releases Japanese Tourist

3 weeks ago /

A Japanese tourist detained for an unspecified crime in North Korea has been freed.

Iran Drags US To ICJ Over Sanctions

3 weeks ago /

Iran will argue Monday against renewed sanctions imposed by the United States, as a bitter legal battle between Tehran and Washington opens before the UN's top court.

Pope Begs Forgiveness For Clerical Child Sex Abuse

3 weeks ago /

Pope Francis has begged forgiveness for clerical child sex abuse and reiterated his wish to see justice served.

Hundreds Of Venezuelans Seek Asylum In Peru

3 weeks ago /

Venezuela authorities say hundreds of Venezuelans have requested asylum in Peru, just hours after the country tightened its entry requirements.

Australia Foreign Minister Resigns

3 weeks ago /

Australia's foreign minister Julie Bishop has announced her resignation from the cabinet.

Venezuela Faces Refugee Crisis

4 weeks ago /

The UN's migration agency says Venezuela is heading for the same refugee "crisis moment" seen in the Mediterranean in 2015.

Growing Turkey Economy

4 weeks ago /

Turkey president Tayyip Erdogan says the commitment and determination of Turks is the guarantee needed to combat latest attacks on turkey’s economy,

Francis Visits Ireland

4 weeks ago /

Pope Francis arrived in Dublin on Saturday for the republic of Ireland’s first papal visit in almost 40 years.

Trump Denies Hush Money Violated Election Campaign Rules

1 month ago /

US President Donald Trump has insisted that payments to two women who say he had affairs with them did not break election campaign rules.

Israel Wants U.S. To Recognise Its Claim Over Golan Height

1 month ago /

Israel says it still hopes the U.S. will recognize its claim to sovereignty over the Golan Heights, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, after a top U.S. official said the issue is not currently under consideration by Washington.

U.N. Asks Latin American Countries To Ease Entry For Venezuelans

1 month ago /

The United Nations refugee and migration agency has called on Latin American countries to ease entry for Venezuelan nationals fleeing economic hardship and a deepening political crisis.

South Africa Slams Trump Over Divisive Tweet

1 month ago /

South Africa has accused US President Donald Trump of seeking to sow division after his tweet referring to the "large-scale killing of farmers".

US, China Heighten Trade War

1 month ago /

The United States has escalated its trade war against China, slapping steep tariffs on another $16 billion in Chinese goods on Thursday.

Trump’s Lawyer Ready To Spill The Beans On Russia Collusion

1 month ago /

US President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, is said to be "more than happy" to speak to the inquiry into alleged collusion with Russia.

Saudi Arabia Seeks Death Penalty For Five Activists

1 month ago /

Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor has reportedly sought the death penalty for five activists, including the female rights defender Israa Al-Ghomgham.

Trump’s Lawyer Cohen Pleads Guilty To Violating Campaign Finance Laws

1 month ago /

US President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty in a New York court to violating campaign finance laws.

Microsoft Thwarts Russian Hackers

1 month ago /

Global software giants Microsoft says Russian attempts to launch cyber-attacks against us conservative groups have been thwarted.

Militants Attack Afghan Diplomatic Quarter

1 month ago /

Militants fired mortars at the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital Kabul during a speech by the president to mark the ‘Eid celebration on Tuesday.