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Tour bus flips on Taiwan highway, killing 32 people

A bus carrying Taiwanese tourists on a trip to view cherry blossoms flips over on an expressway ramp in Taiwan's capital, killing 32 people and ...  Visit website

North Korea missile test prompts UN Security Council meeting today

North Korea said on Monday it had successfully test-fired a new type of medium- to long-range ballistic missile a day earlier, claiming further advancement in ...  Visit website

Syria could be willing to consider prisoner swap with rebels

The Syrian government signalled on Monday it was ready to agree prisoner swaps with rebel groups, a confidence-building measure that might help both sides prepare ...  Visit website

4 killed in avalanche at French skiing station

French rescue workers say four skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the French Alps near the resort of Tignes and five others are ...  Visit website

Trump, Trudeau to discuss women in workforce at Washington round table

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump will participate in a roundtable discussion about women in the workforce Monday, showing the rising policy ...  Visit website

Blast in centre of Pakistani city of Lahore kills 11

At least 11 people were killed and nearly 60 wounded after a bomb blast ripped through a protest rally in the eastern Pakistani city of ...  Visit website

'We want bridges not walls': Thousands in Mexico protest Trump, their own president

Thousands of protesters in more than a dozen Mexican cities took to the streets on Sunday to express their fierce opposition to U.S. President Donald ...  Visit website

White House official calls court's travel ban ruling a 'judicial usurpation of power'

A top U.S. White House aide renewed support for President Donald Trump's embattled immigration order and praised a surge in deportations Sunday, as the new ...  Visit website

Trudeau is the 3rd leader hosted by Trump: Here's how the first 2 meetings went

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be the third leader of a G7 country to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House since his ...  Visit website

World Radio Day: How have social media platforms transform the way you access news?

Mainstream media like radio and TV previously enjoyed some form of control over news and information dissemination, but that dominance appears to be waning. Increasingly, ...  Visit website

Brazil's Temer denies shielding ally from corruption case

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer on Monday dismissed criticism that he promoted a close aide to shield him from prosecution and vowed to ...  Visit website

Exclusive: After Islamic State defeat, broken Iraqi farmers weigh heavy losses

QARAQOSH, Iraq/ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Sami Yuhanna was making a decent living as a wheat farmer until a jihadist put a gun to his head ...  Visit website

Ethnic clashes in central Mali kill at least 13

BAMAKO (Reuters) - At least 13 people were killed in central Mali at the weekend in inter-ethnic clashes between Fulanis and Bambaras, the interior ministry ...  Visit website

Islamic State leadership targeted in air strike, Baghdadi fate unclear: Iraqi military

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Iraqi airforce carried out a strike on a house where Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was thought to be meeting ...  Visit website

World cardinals back pope after anonymous attacks by conservatives

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Senior Roman Catholic cardinals from the around the world defended Pope Francis on Monday against a spate of recent attacks from ...  Visit website

How Lillehammer 2016 prepared a young reporter for Rio 2016 (IOC - International Olympic Commitee)

(Source: IOC - International Olympic Commitee) The Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games was always going to be a huge moment for Norwegian Journalist Vegard ...  Visit website

Security Council Press Statement on Fighting in South Sudan (ECOSOC - United Nations Economic and Social Council)

(Source: ECOSOC - United Nations Economic and Social Council) The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Volodymyr Yelchenko (Ukraine): The ...  Visit website

Updated editions of all Blue Books of standards and nomenclature now available for downloading on CIBJO website (CIBJO - Confédération International de la Bijouterie, Joaillerie, Orfévrerie des Diamantes, Perles et Pierres)

(Source: CIBJO - Confédération International de la Bijouterie, Joaillerie, Orfévrerie des Diamantes, Perles et Pierres) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Steven Benson +972-52-280-2322 communications_1@cibjo.org Updated editions ...  Visit website

McHale Makes It Through, Brengle Brushes Zheng Aside In Doha (WTA Tour Inc)

(Source: WTA Tour Inc) DOHA, Qatar:Christina McHale made it into the main draw of the Qatar Total Open, beating Johanna Larsson 7-6, 6-4. Larsson had ...  Visit website

Ukraine: journalist’s car burned ”as a warning” (IFJ - International Federation of Journalists)

(Source: IFJ - International Federation of Journalists) The International and European Federation of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) have condemned the arson attack by unidentified assailants on the ...  Visit website

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