Brexit: the British Parliament rejects by a large majority the agreement negotiated by Theresa May for the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union

Brexit: the British Parliament rejects by a large majority the agreement negotiated by Theresa May for the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union

The British Parliament rejected on Tuesday by a resounding majority the agreement of exit of the European Union (EU) reached by the prime minister, Theresa May, with the European block. With a result of 432 votes against and 202 in favor, this is the worst defeat for a British government in modern...

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The Boeing 707 that crashed into a house in Iran

The Boeing 707 that crashed into a house in Iran

The plane crashed on a wall that separated the airport from a residential area and then crashed into a house. A cargo plane crashed Monday near Tehran. The aircraft, a Boeing 707, was attempting to land at the Fath airport in Karaj, about 40 kilometers west of the Iranian capital,...

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Did Trump work as a secret agent in the service of Russia?

Did Trump work as a secret agent in the service of Russia?

Trump and Putin had a long private conversation during their meeting last year in Helsinki, Finland, which ended in controversy. Did Donald Trump work as a secret agent in the service of Russia? US politics and media were shaken this weekend by two newspaper reports that revealed controversial details about...

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The man behind President Trump’s Twitter

The man behind President Trump’s Twitter

Donald J. Trump has published more than 40,000 tweets.   The story began in 2011. It was on that date that Justin McConney, who had graduated just three years before in cinematography, became the first director of social networks of the Trump Organization, led by the current US president, Donald...

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Australia refutes on-going mass hunger strike

Australia refutes on-going mass hunger strike

Australia has denied that hundreds of immigrants have gone on a mass hunger strike at a facility in Melbourne, while insisting conditions at the facility are not “inhumane or brutal.” Days after detainees and activists declared a hunger strike in a protest against living conditions, the Australian Border Force said...

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Rahaf al-Qunun: the young Saudi woman who fled her family and locked herself in a hotel in Bangkok “gets refugee status”

Rahaf al-Qunun: the young Saudi woman who fled her family and locked herself in a hotel in Bangkok “gets refugee status”

Rahaf al-Qunun, the young Saudi woman who fled her family, has been declared a legitimate refugee by the United Nations, the Australian government said. The 18-year-old Saudi girl fled her family for fear of being killed after having renounced Islam and flew to Bangkok, Thailand, with the intention of reaching Australia and obtaining refugee...

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Trump demands funding to end border ‘crisis’ in US TV address

Trump demands funding to end border ‘crisis’ in US TV address

US President Donald Trump has demanded funding for his long-promised US-Mexico border wall to halt “a growing humanitarian and security crisis”. But in his first TV address to the nation from the Oval Office, Mr Trump did not declare a national emergency to bypass Congress and build the barrier. In...

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Mohamed V: the surprise and historical resignation of the Sultan of Malaysia (and what a secret wedding had to do)

Mohamed V: the surprise and historical resignation of the Sultan of Malaysia (and what a secret wedding had to do)

In a fact that caused great surprise, the King of Malaysia, Sultan Mohamed V, abruptly abdicated. No monarch in the history of that country had left the throne since Malaysia gained independence from the United Kingdom more than 60 years ago. The National Palace did not give a reason for the resignation, but...

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Modi plans 10% job quota for the less well-off Indians, ahead of elections

Modi plans 10% job quota for the less well-off Indians, ahead of elections

NEW DELHI: India’s cabinet on Monday backed proposals to reserve 10 percent of government jobs for Indians outside the higher income brackets, a plan the main opposition party suggested was an attempt by the government to lure back voters as an election nears. The initiative is expected to mainly benefit the...

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“I’m sure they’ll kill me”: the 18-year-old Saudi girl held at the Bangkok airport who flees from her family

“I’m sure they’ll kill me”: the 18-year-old Saudi girl held at the Bangkok airport who flees from her family

An 18-year-old Saudi woman says she is “trapped” at the Bangkok International Airport, Thailand, after trying to escape from her family. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun says he was traveling with his family in Kuwait and that he took a flight on his own two days ago. His goal was to reach Australia...

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