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Trump travel ban comes into effect

BBC:-People from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees now face tougher US entry due to President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban. It means people without "close" family or business...

Venezuela vows to fend off ‘coup’ after grenade attack

Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro vowed Wednesday to fend off what he called a coup attempt after a rogue cop allegedly dropped grenades from a helicopter in an attack the...

2020 deadline to avert climate catastrophe: experts

(AFP) - Humanity must put carbon dioxide emissions on a downward slope by 2020 to have a realistic shot at capping global warming at well under two degrees Celsius,...

Bolt fires to 100m victory in Ostrava

AFP:-Ostrava - Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt fired to victory in the 100m in Ostrava on Wednesday in a modest 10.06 seconds, in what was his first appearance in Europe in his farewell season. "I...

Pope aide Pell charged with child sex abuse: police

(AFP) - Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell was Thursday charged with multiple child sex offences in Australia, police said. Pell, the country's most senior Catholic cleric, was interviewed in...
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SCE2017 Opens UK Festival Market to 15 Local Creatives

PRESS RELEASE:-Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues Festival Scouts at EXPO 2017 select 7 of 10 CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, June 09, 2017; Three months after the staging of the inaugural edition...

German Parliament set to vote Friday on gay marriage

(AP) — The German Parliament plans to vote Friday on whether to legalize same-sex marriage — only days after Chancellor Angela Merkel backed off her conservative party’s long-standing refusal...

Tanzania issues threat to gay rights activists

Reuters:-Tanzania has threatened to arrest and expel activists, as well as deregister all non-governmental organisations that campaign for gay rights. Homosexuality is a criminal offence in the East African nation,...

Facebook hits two billion user mark

(AFP) - Facebook said Tuesday it now counts two billion active monthly users, as the social giant's founder Mark Zuckerberg highlighted his new mission -- not just connecting people,...

South Korean cars recalled in China as row hits sales

(AFP) - Chinese authorities have announced the recall of more than 44,000 South Korean-branded vehicles over "potential safety risks", in another setback for the South's automakers already hit by...