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Thai Anti-Government Protesters Claim 'Partial Victory'

Anti-government protesters in Thailand are claiming a symbolic victory Tuesday after police allowed them to swarm into the prime minister's compound and shout slogans.<p>The protests began Nov. 24 but turned violent two days ago when police clashed with demonstrators opposed to the government of Prime …

US airlines advised to comply with China defense zone

As tensions flare over Beijing’s newly declared air defense zone, U.S. airlines are being advised by the U.S. government to comply with China’s demand that it be told of any flights passing through the disputed area.<p>China announced last week that all aircraft entering the zone over the East China …

The Iranian Nuclear Deal Is A Good One

This Thanksgiving had an extra reason to be thankful – the new deal between Iran and six superpowers. Last week, the United States, Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China (the P5+1 group) reached an interim deal with Iran to stop their nuclear weapons program. Four key provisions were …

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No sign of foul play in death of college student: Bermuda authorities<p>Coffee with a kangaroo?<p>Trump fights back against backlash over Putin …

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Massive fire at Venezuelan police detention center kills at least 68<p>18-year-old wins $1K per week for life<p>US strike kills high-ranking al-Qaeda member<p>…

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Deadly gun battles erupt in Lebanon's Tripoli

At least six people have been killed in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli in exchanges of gunfire between neighbourhoods backing rival sides in Syria's civil war, security and medical sources have said.<p>The victims in Saturday's clashes were from the Sunni Muslim Bab al-Tabbaneh district, whose …

Pakistan army welcomes new head General Raheel Sharif

In a ceremony full of pomp in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi, General Ashfaq Kayani has handed over the reins as the country's army chief.<p>It is one of the most important roles in South Asia in terms of regional stability, and many observers await to see how his successor General Raheel Sharif …

Pakistan

US commander in Afghanistan apologises for Helmand drone strike

Nato airstrike that killed a child and injured two women came as Hamid Karzai continues to stall on signing security pact<p>The United States has moved to end the tense standoff with Afghan president Hamid Karzai over his refusal to sign a security pact between the two countries by formally …

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Central African Republic 'descending into chaos' - UN

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1025000/1025083_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522401931_820fdfccc07e6023d37ae41760bb9da5<p><b>The Central African Republic (CAR) is descending into "complete chaos", the UN deputy secretary general has warned, calling for urgent action.</b><p>Jan …

Africa

Egypt police clash with protesters in Cairo

Ten members of the panel drafting Egypt's new constitution have suspended work after authorities arrested protesters and fired warning shots, water cannons and tear gas at Cairo rallies.<p>Egyptian police arrested and detained more than 70 protesters among dozens who were demonstrating in Cairo …

Have UK businesses missed the train in Ethiopia?

<b>Across the Ethiopian countryside 2,000km (1,243 miles) of railway is being built, the first phase of an endeavour to create a new 5,000km network.</b><p>Currently no British companies are involved, despite Ethiopia approaching the UK for assistance at the start, and the project being constructed according …

Africa