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Lebanon’s cabinet meets in bid to quell days of mass protests

   Lebanon’s cabinet met on Monday to discuss a package of economic reforms, aimed at satisfying the demands of anti-austerity demonstrators who have staged...

Unions, bosses differ as talks in German chemicals sector begin

Sharp differences were revealed as workers’ representatives and employers in Germany’s key chemicals and pharmaceuticals sector on Monday began talks at the federal...

Drunk migrant sparked riot at Malta holding centre – Minister

A drunk migrant who tried to force his way into a reception centre in Malta provoked a riot that led to the building...

Police officer injured in riot at Malta migrant centre

A riot at a migrants holding centre in Malta overnight partially destroyed the building and left one policeman injured, the Police said. The violence...

Prominent Pakistani journalist quits amid media freedom concerns

A prominent Pakistani journalist known for his critical articles about the country’s powerful military has quit his job amid mounting concerns about the...

Philippine ex-police chief accused of drug offences, bribery

The former head of the Philippine Police, Gen. Oscar Albayalde, has been named in a criminal complaint by his own force over drugs...

Lufthansa flights back to normal after 100 flights cancelled on Sunday

German airline Lufthansa confirmed on Monday that 100 flights had failed to take off during a token weekend strike called by the Ufo...

Franco’s remains to be exhumed Thursday – Spanish Govt.

The remains of Francisco Franco, Spain’s former right-wing dictator, will be exhumed on Oct. 24. The government in Madrid said on Monday, after a...

Vietnam prime minister vows to never give up territory to China

  Vietnamese Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, on Monday accused Beijing of complicating the situation in the disputed South China Sea as he vowed...

9 people die in Pakistani road accident

At least nine people including women and children were on Monday killed when an ambulance rammed into a lorry in Southern Pakistan, police...

Lebanese protesters vow to stay in the streets

Anti-austerity protesters vowed to stay in the streets across Lebanon for a fifth straight day on Monday. The government is set to discuss an...

London police arrest 2 men over racial abuse during football...

Two men were arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated common assault at Saturday’s FA Cup qualifying match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town...

Kenyan police launch manhunt for al-Shabab militant in border region

Kenya’s security officers on Friday said they have launched a major manhunt for al-Shabab militant behind recent murder of 11 police officers near the...

FATF removes Tunisia from list of terrorism-financing countries

  Blacklist Tunis, Oct. 18, 2019  (Xinhua/NAN) The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has officially removed Tunisia from its blacklist, Tunisia’s Prime Minister Youssef Chahed announced...

Flights cancelled and roads blocked in Catalonia general strike

A general strike in protest at the jail sentences imposed by Spain’s Constitutional Court on nine separatist leaders began in Catalonia on Friday. Dozens...

China initiates inspection of crackdown on gangs, organised crime

China  on Friday said it  has inaugurated an inspection of the previous two rounds of crackdowns on gangs and organised crime, which wrapped...

Trump congratulates spacewalking women, extols their bravery

U.S President Donald Trump on Friday called two U.S. astronauts conducting the first all-female spacewalk on the phone to congratulate them on the...

Bulgaria manager resigns after racist taunts at England match

 Bulgaria’s Krasimir Balakov resigned as coach of the Bulgarian national football team on Friday, drawing the consequences from a racism scandal engulfing his...

U.S embassy raises alarm over fairness of Mozambique election

The United States Embassy has joined other observation bodies in raising concerns about the fairness of the elections in Mozambique. This is coming as...

German cabin crew union to strike at Lufthansa subsidiaries

German cabin crew trade union Ufo plans to launch warning strikes at other airlines in the Lufthansa group. The union had  called off a...

Napoli fan arrested after death of rival team supporter in Italy

 A supporter of Italian football club SSC Napoli has been arrested in connection with the death of another fan in Milan in December...

Mexican soldiers release El Chapo’s son after gun battle

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, on Friday said that Mexican soldiers have released the son of jailed drug boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman after...

Germany to shore up border checks against human traffickers

Trafficking Berlin, Oct. 18, 2019  The German federal police are preparing for increased searches along several sections of the country’s border in a strike against...

Asylum seeker accused of double murder in Austria as 2nd victim...

An employee of an Austrian refugee shelter died of knife injuries on Friday, four days after an Afghan asylum seeker allegedly attacked him and...