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Canada to withdraw fighter jets from Syria and Iraq strikes

Canadian Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau has confirmed he will withdraw Canadian fighter jets from the air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. He...

House Judiciary hearing sets stage for Trump impeachment charges

Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes on Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against PresidentĀ Donald TrumpĀ as the White...

Study supports Zika link to microcephaly

Scientists say a study involving pregnant women in Brazil "strengthens" the theory that Zika is linked to microcephaly birth defects in babies. The research confirmed...

Indian authorities estimate rebuilding after Kerala flood to cost $3 billion

The cost to rebuild Kerala following the severe flooding that hit the southern Indian state will exceed $3.7 billion, according to authorities. Almost 500 people...

Black man dies after US police pin him to ground

A Black man who yelled "I cannot breathe" as a white Minneapolis police officer pinned him down with his knee in the...

‘Extremely dangerous’ storm set to hit Florida

US officials say it is too late to flee from the path of Hurricane Michael - a category four storm - hours before it...

Kim Jong-nam killer walks free

The Indonesian woman accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, has been freed after charges against her were dropped. Siti Aisyah...

Russia’s President vows to halve rate of poverty in next six years

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he intends to halve poverty in the country within the next six years, in his annual state of...

Six bodies found after tour group swept away by flood in Kenya

Six bodies have been recovered after a tour group was swept away by a flash flood in a Kenyan national park. According to the BBC,...

Manafort receives 47-month jail sentence for fraud

US President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort has been given a 47-month jail sentence for fraud. According to a BBC Report, Manafort was convicted...

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