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13:45, 10 December 2016 Saturday
Drug overdose kills more than than 52 000 Americans
13:09, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Drug overdose kills more than than 52,000 Americans

US records more deaths from drug, alcohol overdoses than car accidents


Four killed in Bulgarian train blast
11:54, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Four killed in Bulgarian train blast

Four people have been killed after a train derailment caused a fire

Quake shakes Croatia coast causing panic
11:19, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Quake shakes Croatia coast causing panic

A mild earthquake was felt along the central coast and on nearby islands.


Turks and their love for horses an inseparable friendship
09:46, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Turks and their love for horses: an inseparable friendship

Horses that have been an indispensable part of life Turkey in which they have been a constant companion throughout the history of Turks


Wilders found guilty of hate speech but no penalty
12:38, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Wilders found guilty of hate speech, but no penalty...

Dutch anti-Islam political leader Geert Wilders has been convicted of insulting a group and inciting discrimination

Muslim student attacked in NYC subway reported missing
09:09, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Muslim student attacked in NYC subway reported missing

Yasmin Seweid targeted in bias crime last week


Turkish jets kill 19 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq
11:00, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Turkish jets kill 19 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Shelters and logistics center were also destroyed in operation in Gara region

PKK conducts vehicle bomb attack in southeast Turkey
09:20, 10 December 2016 Saturday

PKK conducts vehicle bomb attack in southeast Turkey

Vehicle bomb detonated in front of a gendarmerie station


Turkish Defense Ministry slams Greek minister's remarks
09:22, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Turkish Defense Ministry slams Greek minister's remarks

Greek minister's anti-Turkey remarks 'lack manners, cognition and responsibility,' says Turkish Defense Ministry


US warplanes hit Iraqi troops by quot mistake quot again
12:27, 10 December 2016 Saturday

US warplanes hit Iraqi troops by "mistake" again

More than 90 soldiers were killed and 100 were injured after US warplanes hit Iraqi army units


Japanese Americans stand with Muslims after attacks
12:45, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Japanese Americans stand with Muslims after attacks

Trump has said that he would create a Muslim registry or database during his campaign for the White House, saying it would be possible through “good management.” Then, a Trump surrogate brought up the wartime incarceration of Japanese-Americans as a “precedent” for creating such a registry.

Trump cabinet wealthy white and war-tested no Giuliani
11:40, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Trump cabinet: wealthy, white and war-tested, no Giuliani

Many incoming cabinet members have railed against the worker protections and environmental and corporate regulations that President Barack Obama has enacted.

The world needs Canada 'very very badly' Biden
11:13, 10 December 2016 Saturday

The world needs Canada 'very, very badly': Biden

 Biden's two-day visit to Ottawa, which started with the dinner hosted by Trudeau on Thursday, came as Canada's regional leaders met in the capital to finalize a national climate strategy.

Trump wants more oil refineries built in US
10:38, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Trump wants more oil refineries built in US

The US refining system is already the largest in the world, with some 139 refineries in operation, according to Davis Refinery. Most petroleum refining operations are along the US Gulf Coast.

Obama orders review of Russian hacking during election
09:29, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Obama orders review of Russian hacking during election

'We may have crossed into a new threshold, and it is incumbent upon us to take stock of that,' top aide says

Russia interfered in US election to help Trump win
09:23, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Russia interfered in US election to help Trump win

CIA agents told the lawmakers it was "quite clear" that electing Trump was Russia's goal, according to officials who spoke to the Post, citing growing evidence from multiple sources.

Senate Democrats signal support for gov't spending bill
08:51, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Senate Democrats signal support for gov't spending bill

'We never intended to shut down the government,' says high-ranking New York lawmaker


Nigeria suicide attacks toll reaches 45
10:35, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Nigeria suicide attacks toll reaches 45

Military spokesman Badare Akintoye had earlier said "at least 30 people have been killed in the suicide blasts carried out by two female suicide bombers in the market."  

Amnesty urges Cameroon to probe deaths of protesters
09:35, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Amnesty urges Cameroon to probe deaths of protesters

Amnest has condemned the use of force against protesters in provinces of North West and South West

Opposition sweeps to power in Ghana
09:16, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Opposition sweeps to power in Ghana

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo becomes fifth President of Ghana since 1992 return to constitutional rule


Apple inks first deal for China wind farms
13:31, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Apple inks first deal for China wind farms

Apple is striving to improve the environmental impact of its supply chain, which is responsible for more than 70 percent of its total carbon footprint, the official Xinhua news agency reported.


Pentagon chief announces 200 more US troops for Syria
11:50, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Pentagon chief announces 200 more US troops for Syria

Iraqi forces are battling militants deep inside Mosul, edging closer to the River Tigris that divides the city and looking for a breakthrough in the seven-week-old offensive.

Israel's killing machine Lockheed Martin stealth fighters
10:20, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Israel's killing machine: Lockheed Martin stealth fighters

The delivery of the first two of 50 F-35s to be purchased by Israel comes as the years-long development of the most expensive plane in history reaches a critical stage.

quot Talks quot in Paris as West watches Aleppo die
09:39, 10 December 2016 Saturday

"Talks" in Paris as West watches Aleppo die

Calls from Western leaders to stop the fighting and diplomacy at the UN have so far amounted to nothing with Assad and Russian President Vladimir Putin seemingly intent on pushing their advantage.


India arrests former air force chief in Italian chopper scam
13:36, 10 December 2016 Saturday

India arrests former air force chief in Italian chopper scam

Italian prosecutors suspect kickbacks worth about 10 percent of the deal -- 50 million euros -- were paid to Indian officials as bribes.

Tibetan self-immolates in China rights group
13:24, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Tibetan self-immolates in China: rights group

Beijing says its troops "peacefully liberated" Tibet in 1951, but many Tibetans accuse the central government of religious repression and eroding their culture.

Sri Lanka navy breaks up dock worker strike
13:05, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Sri Lanka navy breaks up dock worker strike

Temporary port labourers at Hambantota port have been striking since Tuesday demanding that they be taken on as permanent employees of the state-owned Sri Lanka Port Authority, according to local officials. 

45 000 left homeless after Indonesia quake
12:21, 10 December 2016 Saturday

45,000 left homeless after Indonesia quake

The number of people displaced by a powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia on Wednesday has soared to at least 43,000

Building collapse in India kills nine police
12:02, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Building collapse in India kills nine: police

Emergency workers were using mechanical diggers and other equipment to remove mangled slabs of concrete and steel at the site, TV footage showed.

SKorea's actıng president aims to steady nations
11:59, 10 December 2016 Saturday

SKorea's actıng president aims to steady nations

Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn holds emergency meeting as protests continue against impeached leader Park Geun-hye

Solomon Islands rattled by 6 9 aftershock
10:29, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Solomon Islands rattled by 6.9 aftershock

Quake occurs day after 7.8 tremor damages around 30 buildings and prompts tsunami warning

Vote puts S Korea impeachment ball in Constitutional Court
10:27, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Vote puts S. Korea impeachment ball in Constitutional Court

Park's downfall was triggered by a scandal involving her close friend, Choi Soon-Sil, who is now awaiting trial on charges of using her presidential ties as leverage to squeeze tens of millions of dollars from local companies.


Race for new Italy government enters final stage
12:10, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Race for new Italy government enters final stage

Italy was plunged into political uncertainty by the resignation of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi following a crushing referendum defeat.

Bulgaria seeks offers to update Soviet-built jets
10:41, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Bulgaria seeks offers to update Soviet-built jets

Most of Bulgaria's fleet of MiG-29s have been in constant need of repairs in recent years.

Putin visit to Japan not yet ripe for breakthrough
10:18, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Putin visit to Japan not yet ripe for breakthrough

Ownership of islands known respectively as Northern Territories/Southern Kurils bedeviled Japan-Russia relations for 70 yrs

OPEC to push for non-member oil cuts
09:43, 10 December 2016 Saturday

OPEC to push for non-member oil cuts

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed on November 30 to lower its monthly output by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) to 32.5 million bpd as of January.

IMF chief Lagarde on trial in France over tycoon case
09:37, 10 December 2016 Saturday

IMF chief Lagarde on trial in France over tycoon case

Lagarde, who served as finance minister until 2011, has always insisted she acted in France's best interests.

Worlds oldest bank reels from ECB deadline reports
09:31, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Worlds oldest bank reels from ECB deadline reports

The worlds oldest bank, Italy's Monte dei Pashci di Siena has said that the ECB has refused to give it extra time for finding funds to prevent bailout

France blocks extradition of Kazakh oligarch to Russia
09:27, 10 December 2016 Saturday

France blocks extradition of Kazakh oligarch to Russia

Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine all accuse him of having embezzled billions of dollars during his time as head of the Kazakh bank BTA.


Colombia plane crash a 'murder'
10:56, 10 December 2016 Saturday

Colombia plane crash a 'murder'

Investigations are ongoing, but Colombia's civil aviation safety chief has said the plane disregarded international rules on fuel reserves.