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'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens commits suicide after brief chase — US police
'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens commits suicide after brief chase — US police
The American wanted for killing an elderly man in Ohio and then posting a video of the murder on Facebook committed suicide on Tuesday after a brief pursuit in neighbouring Pennsylvania, police said....
May calls for June election ahead of Brexit talks
May calls for June election ahead of Brexit talks
Britain's Theresa May on Tuesday called for snap elections on June 8, catching the country by surprise in a bid to bolster her position before...
French presidential elections: What you need to know
French presidential elections: What you need to know
France heads to the polls in two rounds of voting on April 23 and May 7 to elect a new president who will inherit a country looking for change, and...
Turkey: Referendum victory could hand power on a plate to President Tayyip Erdogan
Turkey: Referendum victory could hand power on a plate to President Tayyip Erdogan
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed the "Yes" vote in the referendum to amend Turkey's constitution and grant the country's presidential...
US-Russia relations in deep freeze?
US-Russia relations in deep freeze?
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Wednesday. The spike...
Legacy of real ‘Uncle Tom’ to be repaired
Legacy of real ‘Uncle Tom’ to be repaired
His life may have inspired the landmark novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin but 150 years after the abolition of slavery in the United States, Josiah Henson...
Borussia Dortmund football team bus hit by explosion
Borussia Dortmund football team bus hit by explosion
A bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund football team to a Champions League match was hit by an explosion, the club says.
Two dead in apparent murder-suicide at San Bernardino school
Two dead in apparent murder-suicide at San Bernardino school
Two adults were shot dead Monday at a primary school classroom in the California city of San Bernardino in what United States police said was...
State of emergency in Egypt after Islamic State church bombings kill 44
State of emergency in Egypt after Islamic State church bombings kill 44
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced a three-month state of emergency following twin church bombings by the Islamic State group that...
Army didn’t gas Syrians, claims Russia
Army didn’t gas Syrians, claims Russia
Russia this week defended its ally Damascus against an international outcry over a suspected chemical attack that killed scores of civilians,...
Erdogan blames 'murderer Assad' for suspected Syria chemical attack
Erdogan blames 'murderer Assad' for suspected Syria chemical attack
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday blamed the Syrian government for a suspected chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of...
Brics joins the reigning world order
Brics joins the reigning world order
NEWS ANALYSISCan the Brics bloc (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) challenge the world order? The leaders of its New Development...
Brexit poised to turn UK politics and society on its head
Brexit poised to turn UK politics and society on its head
NEWS ANALYSISBritish Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 this week, beginning Britain’s formal exit from the European Union....
What Phife taught me
What Phife taught me
Last week marked a year since A Tribe Called Quest emcee Malik Izaak Taylor, popularly known as Phife Dawg, met his untimely death at 45.
Four killed in attack on symbol of British democracy
Four killed in attack on symbol of British democracy
Four people were killed and 40 injured after being run over and stabbed in a lightning attack at the gates of British democracy attributed by...

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