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China’s Xi Jinping given second 5-year term as leader

China's Xi Jinping Given Second 5-Year Term As Leader

25 October 2017 – Chinese President Xi Jinping today unveiled the new lineup of the ruling Communist Party highest body, whose members will rule alongside him as he embarks on...

Rio Military Police kill Spanish tourist in favela

Rio Police Kill Spanish Tourist

24 October 2017 – A Spanish tourist who was on an organized tour of one of Brazil’s largest slums was fatally shot by military police yesterday when the vehicle she...

World Health Organization revokes appointment of Mugabe

World Health Organization revokes appointment of Mugabe

23 October 2017 – The head of the World Health Organization revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador” yesterday after the choice drew widespread outrage and...

Trump’s border wall models take shape in San Diego

Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape In San Diego

20 October 2017 – The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall took shape today at a construction site in San Diego. The prototypes form...

New Zealanders await new Prime Minister

New Zealanders Await New Prime Minister

19 October 2017 – New Zealanders expect to learn later today if their next prime minister will be 37-year-old liberal challenger Jacinda Ardern or 55-year-old conservative incumbent Bill English. The...

North Korea says nuclear war may break out any moment

North Korea Accuses US Of Provoking Nuclear War

17 October 2017 – North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador warned today that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any...

US must work with Russia and move past issues says Trump

US must work with Russia and move past issues says Trump

10 July 2017 – President Donald Trump said Sunday that “it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia” after his lengthy meeting with Russian President Vladimir...

Ethiopia’s Tedros to be next leader of UN health agency

Ethiopia's Tedros to be next leader of UN health agency

24 May 2017 – Africa, where deadly viruses such as HIV, Ebola and Zika emerged, has its first chief of the U.N. health agency. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former Ethiopian...

Trump says US-Russia relations at “all-time low”

Trump Says Us-Russia Relations At All-Time Low

13 April 2017 – With tensions rising over Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump said last night that U.S. relations with Russia “may be at an all-time low” as...

Samsung ordered to pay US$11.6m to Huawei over patent case

Samsung ordered to pay US$11.6m to Huawei over patent case

06 April 2017 – A Chinese court has ordered Samsung Electronics’s mainland subsidiaries to pay US$11.60m to Huawei Technologies for patent infringement, the China firm’s first victory against Samsung on...