The once-cordial ties between South Korea and China have soured over the deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea.
A New York City Fire Department emergency medical technician was killed and a second was injured after a man stole their ambulance and struck them in the Bronx, authorities say.
Dutch vote in test of anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe
Pope Francis’ best quotes: Pontiff celebrates four years as head of Roman Catholic Church. The 80-year-old has declared evolution and the Big Bang are real and said it is ‘better to be an atheist than hypocritical Catholic’
Turkey’s President Erdogan attacks Netherlands over Srebrenica massacre on eve of historic Dutch election. Latest comments in vicious war of words between the countries threaten to overshadow opening of polls on Wednesday in which far-right on course to make significant gains
* U.S. deploys attack drones to South Korea amid tension with North
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Putin hosts Netanyahu for talks set to focus on Syria
* France’s Le Pen launches election bid with vow to fight globalization
The far-right candidates’ campaign promises include drastically curbing migration, expelling all illegal migrants, and holding a referendum on France’s European Union membership.
U.S. delivers defensive THAAD missile system to S. Korea after N. Korea’s ballistic missile testing
U.S. officials said work is underway to make the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system operational as quickly as possible. The Defense Department stressed that the THAAD system is aimed solely at defending South Korea against North Korean missiles.
German leader sees ‘no other possibility becoming reality to achieve a peace process’
Evan Siegfried, author of ‘GOP GPS,’ says White House may face legal battle in this multi-billion dollar project
* Zuckerberg: my Facebook manifesto to re-boot globalisation
* Meeting Israel’s Netanyahu, Trump backs away from commitment to Palestinian state
* Malaysia detains woman, seeking others in connection with North Korean murder
* Strong winds, heavy snow hammer Atlantic Canada
Powerful nighttime earthquake in Philippines kills at Least 6
Hundreds Of Whales Are Currently Stranded On A Beach In New Zealand.
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WA storms: BOM warns of severe thunderstorms, heavy rain, flash flooding and hailstones
Russia Eyes Sending Snowden to U.S. as Gift to Trump
Hundreds of whales dead after mass stranding in New Zealand
◆ A key figure in the pro-democracy Open Russia movement is suffering in hospital from "acute poisoning by an undetermined substance"
Appeals Court Panel Refuses to Reinstate Trump Travel Order
Senate confirms Sen. Jeff Sessions as next attorney general
NATO troops from Germany arrive in Lithuania as Trump pledges support for alliance
Appeals Court to Hear High-Stakes Arguments Over Trump Immigration Order
Asked about Putin, Trump says US isn’t ‘so innocent’
U.S. Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump Immigration Order Nationwide
Over 100,000 Visas Have Been Revoked by Immigration Ban, Justice Dept. Reveals
Trump: Iran “on notice” following missile test
What Went Wrong? Inside the Yemen SEAL Raid
Trump Berates Australian Prime Minister’ ‘Dumb Deal’ With Obama
US-Canada border crossing ‘worse for minorities’
Trump executive order prompts Google to recall staff
Trump: ‘We don’t want them here’
Immigration ban stuns, angers the world
Donald Trump slams Angela Merkel’s refugee policy
Britain Quits European Nuclear Body
White House says 20% tax on Mexican imports could fund border wall
Why Russia is about to decriminalise wife-beating
Mexican president cancels meeting with Trump
Is Trump Walking Back the Israel Embassy Move?
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