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August 3rd, 2018
Carney: No-deal Brexit risk 'uncomfortably high'

BBC News

The possibility of a no-deal Brexit is "uncomfortably high" and "highly undesirable", Bank of England governor Mark Carney has told the BBC.

August 3rd, 2018
'It was a massacre': Dozens killed in Saudi air raids on Hodeidah

Al Jazeera

At least 55 people, including women and children, have been killed in Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeidah in air raids carried out by a Saudi and UAE alliance battling Houthi rebels, the rebel-run health ministry said.

August 3rd, 2018
Zimbabwe election: Opposition rejects 'fake' poll results

BBC News

Zimbabwe's opposition leader has dismissed "unverified fake results" after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared winner of the first election since the ousting of Robert Mugabe.

July 23rd, 2018
UK 'will not block death penalty'

BBC News

The UK will not block use of the death penalty by the US in the case of two men who are accused of being Islamic State members, the home secretary says.

July 12th, 2018
Mexico earthquake leads to discovery of ancient temple

BBC News

Archaeologists scanning a Mexican pyramid for damage following September's devastating earthquake have uncovered traces of an ancient temple.

July 12th, 2018
Iranian man flogged 80 times for drinking alcohol as a child

BBC News

Amnesty International has condemned the Iranian authorities for publicly flogging a man who was convicted of consuming alcohol when he was 14 or 15.

July 12th, 2018
Trump says NATO members agreed to spending increases

Al Jazeera News

US President Donald Trump says he is "very, very happy" because NATO members have pledged to increase defence spending to levels "never seen before", despite denials from allies such as France that additional pledges were made beyond previous targets.

June 27th, 2018
Polish parliament approves change to controversial Holocaust law

Al Jazeera News

Poland's parliament approved on Wednesday changes to a controversial bill that imposed fines and prescribed a maximum three-year sentence to anyone found guilty of ascribing "responsibility or co-responsibility to the Polish nation of state for crimes committed by the German Third Reich" during World War II.

June 27th, 2018
Trump and Putin to meet in third country mid-July

Al Jazeera News

Moscow and Washington have struck a deal to hold a summit soon between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump, according to Kremlin foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov.

June 27th, 2018
France's Macron brings back national service

BBC News

The French government has introduced a plan to bring back national service for all 16-year-olds. It was an idea put forward by Emmanuel Macron in his presidential campaign, to promote a sense of civic duty and national unity among French youth.



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