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EU Nations React to Trump's Criticism of NATO

  | Jan 16, 2017 09:20 PM EST

US President-elect Donald Trump's comment that NATO has become obsolete has been met with surprise and defiance by the European Union member-states. read more

Swedish Minister Shocked by Xenophobia Towards Swedes Living in Britain

  | Jan 16, 2017 09:11 PM EST

Ann Linde, Swedish minister for EU affairs and trade, said on Monday that she was shocked by the uncertainty and xenophobia being experienced by Swedes in the United Kingdom since the 'brexit' referendum. read more

Trump to End Russian Sanctions for Nuclear Reduction Deal

  | Jan 16, 2017 08:48 PM EST

US President-elect Donald Trump on Monday told British media that he will offer to end sanctions against Russia if it agrees to a nuclear reduction deal. read more

Philippine President Duterte Criticized over His Martial Law Threat

  | Jan 16, 2017 08:24 PM EST

Philippine rights advocates and survivors of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos, the country's former leader, criticized President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday for his comments that he is considering of declaring martial law to curb what he called the country's run-away drugs problem. read more

Top Democrat Senator Believes Russia Interfered in US Elections

  | Jan 16, 2017 12:12 PM EST

Feinstein added that the United States has got huge problems if it cannot carry out an election without disinformation being pumped into it by another country. read more

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Threatens to Declare Martial Law

  | Jan 16, 2017 11:10 AM EST

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened on Saturday to declare martial law to the country should he deem it necessary to continue with his government's bloody war against illegal drugs. read more

Paris Summit Warns Israel, Palestine Against Taking Unilateral Action

  | Jan 15, 2017 11:33 PM EST

The delegates affirmed their commitment to the two-state solution read more

CIA Chief John Brennan Warns Trump to Watch His Tongue

  | Jan 15, 2017 10:45 PM EST

Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan on Sunday cautioned incoming President Donald Trump against loosening sanctions on Russia. read more

Japan, Australia Agree to Strengthen Cooperation

  | Jan 15, 2017 09:27 PM EST

Japan and Australia have agreed to strengthen their military ties in a bid to ensure regional stability and strong trade links. read more

Yellow Fever Outbreak in Brazil Prompts a State of Emergency

  | Jan 15, 2017 08:42 PM EST

A public health emergency was declared on Friday in the Minas Gerais State of southeastern Brazil following an outbreak of yellow fever, with at least 10 people alleged killed and around 100 cases reported. read more

US Secretary of State John Kerry Defends TPP

  | Jan 15, 2017 07:29 PM EST

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday defended the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that US President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to do away with. read more

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu Slams Paris Peace Conference, Says Its 'Rigged'

  | Jan 15, 2017 09:50 AM EST

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dismissed this weekend's Middle East peace conference in Paris, saying that it is "rigged." read more

Cinemas Could Lead to 'Rotten or Atheistic' Foreign Films, Mixing of Sexes: Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti

  | Jan 15, 2017 08:39 AM EST

In a move that could potentially complicate government efforts to introduce cultural reforms to the conservative kingdom, Saudi Arabia's top religious authority on Saturday said that cinemas and singing concerts are harmful and corrupting. read more

Anti-Trump Civil Rights March Takes Place in Washngton

  | Jan 15, 2017 07:59 AM EST

US civil rights activists on Saturday kicked off a week of demonstrations ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as the next president of the United States. read more

US Sends Stealth Jet Fighters to Japan

  | Jan 14, 2017 04:40 AM EST

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is headed to Japan to be "the cornerstone" of US defense in the Pacific. read more

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IMF Upgrades China Growth Estimates, Making it the Fastest Growing Large Economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its forecast for the Chinese economy. A report released on Monday stated that China's economy is expected to grow by 6.5 percent during this year. This estimate is higher than previous estimates by 0.3 percent. read more

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