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  1. Jeremy Corbyn's future will not hang on results of by-elections, says AbbottSun, 19 Feb 2017 14:40:32 GMT
    Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott said the Opposition is "hopeful" of retaining its seats for Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent Central on Thursday Jeremy Corbyn will not have to consider his future as Labour leader if his party loses both upcoming by-elections, a shadow cabinet ally has said. Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott said the Opposition is "hopeful" of retaining its seats for Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent Central on Thursday. More...
  2. Islamic Extremists Denounce Somalia's New PresidentSun, 19 Feb 2017 12:38:46 GMT
    A commander of Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels denounced said the country's recent election of a new president and vowed to continue fighting the government, the first official comment from al-Shabab since the president's election earlier this month. In an audio message released by al-Shabab's radio arm Sunday, Sheikh Hassan Yaqub, a senior commander of the extremist group, called Somalia's new president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed an "apostate" and warned Somalis against supporting him. More...
  3. Iraqi forces launch push to retake western Mosul from ISSun, 19 Feb 2017 08:33:40 GMT
    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the start of the operation early Sunday morning on state television, saying government forces were moving to "liberate the people of Mosul from Daesh oppression forever", using the Arabic acronym for IS. In this Nov. 28, 2016 file photo, Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Baghdad, Iraq. More...
  4. Finding poison in N. Korean airport attack is hardest partSun, 19 Feb 2017 04:36:30 GMT
    A paranoid dictator's estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. More...
  5. Hungarian film 'On Body and Soul' wins Golden Bear in BerlinSun, 19 Feb 2017 00:34:30 GMT
    Finnish director Aki Kaurism'ki poses for photographers after receiving the Silver Bear for Best Director for 'The Other Side of Hope' at the awards ceremony of the 67th Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, S... . Actress Kim Minhee poses for photographers with the Silver Bear Best Actress Award for 'On The Beach at Night Alone' during the award ceremony at the 2017 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. More...
  6. Armed police have sealed off a Sheffield street following a shooting.Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:29:47 GMT
    People living in the Upperthorpe area said the man was either in, or close to, a black Mercedes car he had been driving when he was shot in the chest on Saturday lunchtime. Local residents said the man was a member of a family who live close to the scene of the shooting on Daniel Hill, between the Upperthorpe and Walkley areas of the city. More...
  7. A body has been found following a fire at a block of flats in OxfordSat, 18 Feb 2017 18:24:40 GMT
    Human remains have been found by search teams following an explosion and fire that caused a block of flats to collapse. The family of Guido Schuette, 48, who has been unaccounted for since Tuesday's blast, have been informed of the discovery, police said. More...
  8. Anti-Brexit campaigners hold a go-slow protest at Ravensdale, Co LouthSat, 18 Feb 2017 16:14:09 GMT
    Anti-Brexit campaigners have brought traffic to a crawl on the main road between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. A convoy of protesters staged a noisy motorway go-slow near Dundalk in Co Louth using lorries and tractors to highlight the impact of predicted customs checks on the local economy. More...
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  1. 4 North Koreans Wanted in Death of Kim Jong Un's BrotherMon, 20 Feb 2017 03:02:58 GMT
    Kim Jong Nam died on Monday after being assaulted at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, where he was catching a flight to Macau. More...
  2. Cop Killed, 30 Hurt in Blast Near Colombia Bullfighting RingMon, 20 Feb 2017 00:57:00 GMT
    The blast comes amid ongoing and sometimes violent protests over bullfighting in Bogot. More...
  3. Kids Flee War Through Canvas and PaintbrushesSun, 19 Feb 2017 17:58:00 GMT
    While sunshine and mountains fill many of Mahmoud Ismail's paintings, sometimes bombs and warplanes crowd the canvases. More...
  4. Anti-Islam Dutch Politician Calls Immigrants 'Scum'Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:24:00 GMT
    Muslim organizations in the Netherlands have criticized disparaging comments about Moroccans made by anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders. More...
  5. Bono Greets VP Pence at Surprise Meeting in GermanySun, 19 Feb 2017 14:18:00 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence concluded a day of meetings in Munich with the U2 frontman and humanitarian. Bono thanked Pence for his past support of the More...
  6. Iran's Foreign Minister: We Don't Respond to ThreatsSun, 19 Feb 2017 13:16:00 GMT
    Iran's foreign minister, in words that seemed aimed directly at the new American president, said Sunday that his country would not be bullied. More...
  7. US Aircraft Carrier Begins 'Routine' South China Sea PatrolSun, 19 Feb 2017 12:55:00 GMT
    The carrier strike group includes Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer and aircraft from Carrier Air Wing. More...
  8. Iraq Launches Offensive to Re-Take Western Mosul From ISIS: PMSun, 19 Feb 2017 10:28:00 GMT
    The prime minister announced the new military push Sunday morning, months after troops entered the ISIS-held city. More...
  9. Stoltenberg: America has much to gain from 'NATO partnership'Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:23:00 GMT
    Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg spoke of the importance of NATO's relationship with the United States as they face a more unpredictable world. More...
  10. Russia, Ukraine Agree to Ceasefire in Eastern UkraineSun, 19 Feb 2017 00:07:00 GMT
    European powers are backing a new ceasefire agreement announced Saturday for embattled eastern Ukraine. More...