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Hariri Arrives in Paris With Family Amid Saudi-Iran Tensions

Saturday  15:36,   18 november 2017
Bloomberg

Saad Hariri arrived in France with his family amid mounting concern that his country, Lebanon, may once again turn into a battleground for a showdown between Saudi Arabia and Iran. The Lebanese leader and his family were invited to France by[...]

Sri Lanka deploys troops to prevent communal riots

Saturday  15:36,   18 november 2017
AFP

Sri Lanka deployed troops and ordered a night-time curfew in a southern town to end violent clashes between two ethnic communities, the government said Saturday. Law and Order Minister Sagala Ratnayaka said the situation in Gintota in Galle province [...]

Cambodian reporters charged with espionage for filing news to US

Saturday  15:36,   18 november 2017
AFP

Two Cambodian journalists were charged on Saturday with spying for allegedly filing news reports to Washington-based Radio Free Asia amid a sweeping government crackdown on dissent. The reporters were detained on Tuesday night, days before[...]

Extinct Sea Cow Fossil Found In Russia

Saturday  10:50,   18 november 2017
International Business Times

A 6-meter fossil of an extinct Stellar's sea cow has been found on the coast of the Commander Islands in the Kamchatka region of Russia.A team of Russian researchers found the remains of a gargantuan sea mammal that is now extinct. The team was[...]

Zimbabwe's ruling party to hold rally as anti-Mugabe tide rises

Saturday  10:50,   18 november 2017
Reuters

<p>President Robert Mugabe's own ruling ZANU-PF party wants him to step down and plans to hold a rally in Zimbabwe's capital Harare on Saturday to make the point.</p>President Robert Mugabe's own ruling ZANU-PF party wants him to step[...]

Hospital says N. Korean soldier's condition stabilizing

Saturday  06:20,   18 november 2017
Associated Press

The condition of a North Korean soldier severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea is gradually improving after two surgeries but it's too early to tell whether he makes a recovery, hospital officials said SaturdayWhile the[...]

US to sell Patriot missile system to Poland

Saturday  06:20,   18 november 2017
AFP

The US State Department said Friday it had approved the sale of a Patriot anti-missile system to NATO ally Poland, a move likely to irk Russia. The State Department said it had notified Congress on November 14 of its approval of the deal, which is[...]

Mugabe supporters mull his fate: 'It's as if their father died'

Saturday  03:23,   18 november 2017
CNN

The capital may be where Zimbabwe's political drama is playing out, but beyond the city limits, communities of traditional Mugabe supporters are coming to terms with its implications. CNN traveled to rural areas just outside Harare, areas that[...]

Iraqi forces retake last town under Islamic State control

Saturday  03:00,   18 november 2017
MSN

Although the group’s “caliphate” has crumbled, fighting continues in the vast desert region bordering Syria.Still, Iraqi officials warn, the Islamic State poses a threat as it turns to more-traditional terrorist tactics. Since losing its de facto[...]

North Korea: Fascinating facts about Kim Jong Un's isolated nation

Saturday  03:00,   18 november 2017
USA TODAY

What does the outside world really know about North Korea, one of the most isolated and ruthlessly ruled nations on earth? Here are 10 fascinating facts about the North to get a better understanding of how it operates: 1. The founder and first[...]

Rising alarm in Britain over Russian meddling in Brexit vote

Saturday  02:56,   18 november 2017
MSN

Evidence that Russian entities bombarded British targets through social media was splashed on nightly news and front pages.Even so, the prime minister and her office stressed that Russian propaganda had "no direct successful influence" On the Brexit [...]

Sicilian town had long, bloody past before "Godfather" fame

Saturday  02:55,   18 november 2017
Associated Press

Corleone is a Sicilian medieval hill town whose bloody past began generations before "The Godfather" novels and films borrowed its name for a fictional Mafia don.It is the birthplace of several convicted real-life Mafia bosses, among them[...]

Russian U.N. Leader Trolls Nikki Haley

Saturday  02:55,   18 november 2017
Newsweek

"Russia proves they cannot be trusted or credible as we work towards a political solution in Syria," Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador for the U.N. said.Russian officials trolled the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Twitter[...]

As Canada prepares for legal pot, ex-cops get into the business

Saturday  02:55,   18 november 2017
Reuters

<p>A former Canadian police chief and several colleagues who fought against making marijuana use legal have switched sides and embraced the looming legalization of cannabis with a leap into business. With Canada's legalization of a[...]

Russia To Give New Missiles to Planes Bombing ISIS

Saturday  02:55,   18 november 2017
Newsweek

As Tu-22M3 supersonic bombers blasted the last of ISIS in Syria, Russia announced the new Tu-22M3M fitted with missiles that can soar 130,000 feet and attack 620 miles away. Russia has completed designs to upgrade one of its most powerful[...]