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Britain's May vows to fight no-confidence vote

Warning of the risk to Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday vowed to battle a no-confidence vote set for this evening. “I will contest…

Iran confirms ballistic missile test

A senior Iranian commander confirmed Tuesday that Tehran has recently carried out a ballistic missile test. “We will continue to conduct our missile tests and…

French president announces minimum wage rise

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday announced a minimum wage rise in the country following weeks of civil unrest. In a televised address to the…

Iran hanged 68 Kurdish citizen in 2018

The human rights organization "Hangaw" said on Monday that the Iranian authorities had carried out the death penalty against 68 Kurdish citizens and sentenced 170…
Iranian security forces have detained 10 people suspected of links to a suicide car bomb attack this week that killed at least two policemen, police…
A total of 118 people and 17 police officers were injured during Saturday’s Yellow Vest protests across France, the French Interior Minister said late Saturday.…
OPEC and it allies announced Friday crude output cuts of 1.2 million barrels per day (mbpd) to balance the global oil market. Members agreed the…
French police used pepper spray against Yellow Vest protesters along the Champs-Elysees in the capital Paris on Saturday. The Yellow Vests, protesting rising oil prices…
An Iranian security source said Thursday that three people were killed and others wounded in a suicide bombing in the city of Chabahar in the…
Global emissions of carbon dioxide have risen substantially and are expected to hit record levels this year, scientists projected in a new report released Wednesday.…
An Egyptian court on Wednesday slapped six people, including the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood group, with life sentences for violence-related charges, according to a…
An Istanbul court on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for two former Saudi officials for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The decision of the court…
Germany’s human rights commissioner Baerbel Kofler has criticized China over repressive policies against Uighur Muslims in northwestern Xinjiang, an autonomous region of the country. “I…
France has suspended a planned fuel price rise for six months after weeks of violent demonstrations, the prime minister announced on Tuesday. In a televised…
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