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McDonald succeeds Gerry Adams as Sinn Fein leader

Mary Lou McDonald on Saturday replaced Gerry Adams as president of Sinn Fein following his decision to step down after 34 years as the...

Scheming Against Syria

By Abdel Bari Atwan: - February 9, 2018 The US is mistaken if it thinks it can turn the country into a new Afghanistan by By...

Israeli F-16 fighter jet shot down by Syria fire, says military

An Israeli F-16 fighter jet has been shot down by Syrian military while targeting what it called Iranian sites responsible for launching a drone...

UN warns of rampant sexual violence in Greek refugee camps

Asylum-seeking women say they don't shower for weeks out of fear of being attacked, while some are forced to live in close quarters with...

Kim Jong-un’s sister begins unprecedented South Korea visit

Kim Yo-jong is part of a diplomatic delegation led by ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam and the first member of the ruling dynasty...

Turkey tells EU all conditions met for visa-free travel

Turkey has fulfilled all 72 requirements set by the EU to secure visa-free travel for Turkish citizens to the 28-nation bloc, says Turkey's presidential...

China fines 19 banking institutions over loan fraud

BEIJING, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- China's banking regulators have imposed a fine of 52.5 million yuan (about 8.33 million U.S. dollars) on 19 banking...

Human traffickers targeting Romania’s poor areas

Traffickers in Romania use the so-called "lover boy scheme" to lure their victims, pretending to fall in love with a girl in order to...

Theresa May pledges to work with China on open trade

Enhancing trade and economic ties was on top of agenda during British Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to China this week. On the final...

Paris atelier provides safe haven for exiled artists

Paris, whose bohemian culture attracted some of the world’s finest painters at the turn of the 20th century, is opening its doors to a...

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