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Demonstrators protesting the police shooting of Keith Scott march through a park and outside the city center in Charlotte, North Carolina, US, September 25, 2016. — Reuters photo

Charlotte protesters march for sixth night despite shooting video release

A couple hundred demonstrators chanted and marched through Charlotte on Sunday, as protests persisted after the release of two videos showing the fatal shooting of a black man…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
William, Kate visit Canada

William, Kate visit Canada

Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate arrived in British Columbia on Saturday for an eight-day trip during which they will view spectacular nature sites and meet with refugees and indigenous Americans…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Gunman in US mall shooting held

Gunman in US mall shooting held

Authorities have arrested a Turkish-born man suspected of shooting five people dead, including a teenaged cancer survivor, at a shopping mall in the US state of Washington…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

BLACK MAN’S FATAL SHOOTING: Charlotte police release video

Charlotte authorities have released footage of the deadly police shooting of a black man, after days of heavy pressure from politicians and vocal protesters, saying he had a gun and marijuana in his possession…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Pressure is on Clinton, Trump in first debate

Who is going to win? Who is going to choke? The pressure is intense for Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton – phenomenally different candidates – who clash in their first debate on Monday…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
New US black history museum tells story of America: Obama

New US black history museum tells story of America: Obama

President Barack Obama on Saturday expressed hope that a new national museum showcasing the triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience will help to bring people together as the nation reels from recent racial upheaval…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Russia holds separate joint war games with India, Pakistan

Russian soldiers have arrived in Pakistan to take part in the first joint military manoeuvres, just as Russia has hosted Indian troops for counter-terrorism drills…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Blast rocks Budapest, two injured

Blast rocks Budapest, two injured

An explosion rocked central Budapest late on Saturday, injuring two police officers, Hungarian police said on Sunday. Police have yet to identify the cause of…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
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Obama vetoes Sept 11 Saudi bill, sets up showdown with Congress

US president Barack Obama on Friday vetoed legislation allowing families of victims of the September 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, which could prompt…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Poor food ‘risks health of half the world’

Poor food ‘risks health of half the world’

Poor diets are undermining the health of one in three of the world’s people, an independent panel of food and agriculture experts has…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Five dead in US mall shooting, gunman on the run

Police were searching Saturday for a gunman who killed five people during a shooting at a mall in the US state of Washington, amid a raging national debate over gun control…

Obama vetoes Sept 11 Saudi bill

President Barack Obama on Friday vetoed legislation allowing families of victims of the September 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, which could prompt Congress to overturn his decision with a rare veto override, the first of his presidency…

European Union drops Myanmar rights resolution

The European Union praised Myanmar’s progress on human rights under the leadership of Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday and said that it would not be introducing a resolution at the United Nations condemning the country’s record for the first time in 15 years…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

People who improve their diets reduce diabetes risk

Adopting a healthier diet may lower type 2 diabetes risk over time, while a worsening diet is often accompanied by increased risk, according to a new US study…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

15,000 march in Helsinki anti-racism protest

Around 15,000 people marched in central Helsinki Saturday to protest against rising racism and violent right-wing extremism, the police said, following the recent death of a man allegedly attacked by a neo-Nazi leader…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Clinton leads Trump by 4 points ahead of presidential debate

Democrat Hillary Clinton had a four-percentage point advantage in support over Republican Donald Trump ahead of their first US presidential debate, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos national tracking poll released on Friday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Corbyn re-elected as UK Labour leader

Corbyn re-elected as UK Labour leader

Left-winger Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected British Labour leader on Saturday, seeing off a challenge from his MPs but leaving the opposition party deeply divided, with its very future in question…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
12 killed in militant attack in Tikrit

12 killed in militant attack in Tikrit

Twelve people were killed on Saturday when militants attacked a police checkpoint north of Tikrit and then detonated a car bomb at the entrance to the city…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Medics wait to gain access to the Cascade Mall after three people were shot dead in Burlington, Washington, US September 24, 2016. -- Reuters photo

Three dead in shooting at mall in Washington state

Three people were shot dead and two were wounded during a shooting at a mall on Friday in northwest Washington state…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
A boy inspects a damaged site after airstrikes on the rebel held Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria September 23, 2016. – Reuters photo

US-Russia plans on Syria ‘must be saved’

US and Russian plans to end Syria’s conflict must be saved as there is no alternative, Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has told the UN…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

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