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White House's Kushner meets with Egypt's Al Sisi about Middle East peace plan

Thursday  18:35,   21 june 2018

White House adviser Jared Kushner met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi.Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, and the White House Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt also discussed increasing cooperation between the United States[...]

Central European states to boycott Brussels migration meeting

Thursday  18:27,   21 june 2018

<p>Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki described Sunday's meeting as "unacceptable."</p>Speaking after a meeting of the leaders of Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic in Budapest, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz[...]

End of driving ban to boost Saudi women's economic role

Thursday  16:53,   21 june 2018

<p>The end of a decades-old female driving ban is expected to bring an economic windfall for millions of Saudi women, making it easier for them to work and do business.</p>Taghreed Ghazala, who owns a chain of beauty salons, sees the move as a [...]

New Zealand Leader to Take Only 6 Weeks Maternity Leave

Thursday  16:31,   21 june 2018

The country’s Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters will take over.She leads a political party that spearheaded an increase in paid parental leave, but New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will only take six weeks off after she gave birth to her [...]

AP-NORC Poll: Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort

Thursday  15:46,   21 june 2018

A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of U.S. relations with North Korea, a change that comes after his summit with that country's leader, Kim Jong Un. At 55 percent, it's the highest rating for the[...]

The Indian who cycled to Russia to meet Messi

Thursday  14:05,   21 june 2018

The Indian who cycled to Russia to meet Messi"Of course," he replied. "I might even travel to Russia to watch the[...]

Killing dogs for meat illegal, rules S. Korean court

Thursday  13:51,   21 june 2018

A South Korean court has ruled the killing of dogs for meat is illegal, in a landmark decision that animal rights activists said Thursday could pave the way to outlawing eating canines.The meat has long been a part of South Korean cuisine, with[...]

Pope Francis seeks 'unity' with non-Catholics in Geneva

Thursday  13:36,   21 june 2018

Pope Francis vowed Thursday to seek deeper "unity" between the Catholic Church and other Christian faiths as he arrived in Geneva, a centre of Protestantism, amid Christianity's waning influence in Europe.Francis touched down in[...]

Sudan child marriage: The 11-year-old girl divorcing her 38-year-old husband

Thursday  13:36,   21 june 2018

In Sudan, child marriage has been woven into the fabric of the country's culture. More than a third of girls there are married before their 18th birthday.The young Sudanese girl was in elementary school when a 38-year-old man asked for her hand[...]

Indonesian ferry: Anger grows as search extended for 192 missing people

Thursday  13:36,   21 june 2018

The search effort for more than 190 people presumed drowned after a tourist ferry sank on a crater lake in Indonesia earlier this week has been extended a further four days, amid growing anger over the government's failure to prevent the[...]

International Yoga Day: Elite police force guards the Himalayas -- and practices yoga

Thursday  11:09,   21 june 2018

Members of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police join yogis the world over on June 21, to celebrate International Yoga Day.They also practice[...]

Turkey election: Will Erdogan’s power grab backfire?

Thursday  11:06,   21 june 2018

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has never appeared more powerful. And yet Turkey’s president has also rarely looked more vulnerable than he does before polls on Sunday that were designed to cement his hold on power. The country’s mercurial and populist leader[...]

President Trump Will Meet Queen Elizabeth Next Month

Thursday  10:26,   21 june 2018

President Donald Trump plans to meet Queen Elizabeth II next month while on a working trip to the United Kingdom.&nbsp;The visit will take place on Friday July 13, and will be the U.S. president’s first trip to the country since winning the 2016 [...]

Turkey hits United States with retaliatory tariffs

Thursday  10:26,   21 june 2018

Turkey just became the latest country to strike back at the United States for its tariffs on steel and aluminum. The country's Ministry of Economy said Thursday that it's imposing tariffs worth $267 million on US goods, targeting items such as[...]

Iranian women attend first World Cup screening in nearly 40 years

Thursday  10:25,   21 june 2018

Iranian women flock to a Tehran sports stadium to watch a screening of a World Cup match between Iran and Spain. Iran lost, but that didn't seem to matter. As Iran's national team faced Spain on Wednesday in Iran's second 2018 World Cup match, [...]