Saturday, May 25, 2019
President Donald Trump appears poised to drive a stake through the heart of the Iran nuclear deal Tuesday, when he announces his verdict on US sanctions relief underpinning the landmark accord. Officials and diplomats expect the US leader to ignore...
Greece was the European Union member state that saw the biggest decrease in annual rankings measuring perceptions of corruption across the world. It dropped three points in a year and is one of five countries in the bloc considered to...
US President Donald Trump has warned that his policies will be "violently" overturned if the Democrats win November's mid-term elections. He told Evangelical leaders that the vote was a "referendum" on freedom of speech and religion, and that these were...

Gun software blocked

A US federal judge in Seattle has blocked the release of software that allows consumers to 3D-print firearms. Gun access advocacy group Defense Distributed published downloadable gun blueprints five days early on Friday. The firm had reached a settlement with the...
Residents of Heidelberg in southwestern Germany were concerned their water was contaminated on Thursday after some residents began noticing a bluish colour. City officials warned residents to not drink the water while they investigated the change in tint. On Thursday...
South Africa is likely to miss forecasts for corn production this year because dry weather conditions have delayed plantings and possible frost at the end of the season may hurt the crop, the Agricultural Business Chamber said. The chamber had...
Germany’s interior minister dramatically announced plans to resign on Sunday night, after a heated showdown with chancellor Angela Merkel over migration. Horst Seehofer, Germany’s Interior Minister and leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU), said on Sunday evening that he...

When Moon meets Kim

Reunification Highway runs all the way from the North Korean  capital of Pyongyang to the Demilitarized Zone that divides the North from South Korea, 170 kilometers (100 miles) away. It starts under a giant concrete arch depicting two women...
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, the young Saudi royal charged with undertaking the most radical reform agenda in his country’s history, is the epitome of a human dynamo. Not content with transforming Saudi Arabia’s long-standing dependence on its...
At least 23 people have been killed as tornadoes struck Lee County in eastern Alabama, authorities say. County Sheriff Jay Jones said there had been "catastrophic" damage and there were fears more bodies would be found. The number of injured...

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