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G20 ends with pledge on trade and promise to fight protectionism

President Barack Obama wrapped up his final G20 meetings Monday confronting two of his prickly global counterparts, saying his meeting with Russian President Vladimir...

Al-Qaeda coward begs for forgiveness after admitting to destroying holy shrines

Al Mahdi faces a maximum sentence of 30 years imprisonment, but prosecutors say they will seek a sentence of nine to 11 years. When Islamic rebels backed by al-Qaeda...

USA warship fires warning shots at Iranian boats

A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boat Wednesday after the vessel refused to back away in response to flares. Iran reportedly...

WHO confirms 3rd case of polio in Nigeria, Rotary Club says

Sahara Reporters, an online news site, quoted a passenger who was seated next to Ahmad Salkida as saying the Nigerian journalist was nervous on the flight and told her...

Washout gives Hong Kong T20I series win

Hong Kong won the two-match Twenty20 global series against Ireland 1-0 after the second game was called off without a ball being bowled at the at the Bready Cricket Club...

Donald Trump persist in ‘Mexico will pay’ for border wall

Clinton campaign chair John Podesta said in a statement, “This is embarrassing to Donald Trump and offensive to people who are impacted by and care about the very...

Experts laud Chinese efforts to save giant panda

“Critical Endangered status will raise the profile of this gorilla subspecies and bring attention to its plight”, Plumptre said in a statement about the listing. The...

Longtime Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly dead at 92

Schlafly first gained widespread notoriety through her book, “A Choice, Not an Echo”, a call to arms for conservatives and an argument for the 1964 Republican...

South Sudan says no neighboring countries in regional force

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, left, takes members of the UN Security Council, including US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, right, on a tour...

Philippines President Regrets His Remarks After White House Cancels Meeting With Obama

Speaking to reporters here, he said, “I do not want to quarrel with the most powerful country on the planet”, but immediately took his typical combative approach by...