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02/25/2018 - 11:29

High-level N. Korean delegates arrive in the South, meet Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday met a senior North Korean delegation led by a blacklisted general before the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, which will also be attended by US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka.

High-level N. Korean delegates arrive in the South, meet Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday met a senior North Korean delegation led by a blacklisted general before the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, which will also be attended by US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka.


02/25/2018 - 11:13

DR Congo police fire bullets, tear gas on banned anti-Kabila rally

At least two people were wounded as police fired live bullets and tear gas Sunday to break up a banned protest against DR Congo President Joseph Kabila in Kisangani, the country's third largest city, as tensions mounted nationwide.

DR Congo police fire bullets, tear gas on banned anti-Kabila rally

At least two people were wounded as police fired live bullets and tear gas Sunday to break up a banned protest against DR Congo President Joseph Kabila in Kisangani, the country's third largest city, as tensions mounted nationwide.


02/25/2018 - 10:47

Xi may extend power as China poised to lift term limits

The Chinese Communist Party's leadership has called for the removal of presidential term limits, opening the door for China's most powerful leader in decades, Xi Jinping, to remain in office beyond 2023.

Xi may extend power as China poised to lift term limits

The Chinese Communist Party's leadership has called for the removal of presidential term limits, opening the door for China's most powerful leader in decades, Xi Jinping, to remain in office beyond 2023.


02/25/2018 - 10:25

N. Korea slams latest US sanctions as 'act of war'

North Korea on Sunday slammed the latest US measures against it as an "act of war", after US President Donald Trump announced the "heaviest sanctions ever" on the nuclear-armed regime.

N. Korea slams latest US sanctions as 'act of war'

North Korea on Sunday slammed the latest US measures against it as an "act of war", after US President Donald Trump announced the "heaviest sanctions ever" on the nuclear-armed regime.


02/25/2018 - 10:21

New strikes hit Syria's Ghouta despite ceasefire call

New regime strikes hit the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Sunday despite a UN Security Council demand for a ceasefire to end one of the most ferocious assaults of Syria's civil war.

New strikes hit Syria's Ghouta despite ceasefire call

New regime strikes hit the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Sunday despite a UN Security Council demand for a ceasefire to end one of the most ferocious assaults of Syria's civil war.


02/25/2018 - 09:57

Golden finish for Norway as Russian flag barred

Winter Olympics legend Marit Bjoergen lifted Norway top of the final Pyeongchang medals table on Sunday, as Russia celebrated a dramatic men's hockey gold -- but also saw their flag barred from the closing ceremony over doping.

Golden finish for Norway as Russian flag barred

Winter Olympics legend Marit Bjoergen lifted Norway top of the final Pyeongchang medals table on Sunday, as Russia celebrated a dramatic men's hockey gold -- but also saw their flag barred from the closing ceremony over doping.


02/25/2018 - 09:50

Regime strikes in Syria enclave despite ceasefire call: monitor

Syria's regime carried out new air strikes Sunday on the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta, a monitor said, despite a UN Security Council demand for a ceasefire "without delay".

Regime strikes in Syria enclave despite ceasefire call: monitor

Syria's regime carried out new air strikes Sunday on the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta, a monitor said, despite a UN Security Council demand for a ceasefire "without delay".


02/25/2018 - 09:15

Rohingya exodus still growing, six months into crisis

Hundreds of desperate Rohingya Muslims are still pouring over the Myanmar border into Bangladesh every week, bringing harrowing accounts of torture and murder, six months after a military crackdown sparked the massive refugee crisis.

Rohingya exodus still growing, six months into crisis

Hundreds of desperate Rohingya Muslims are still pouring over the Myanmar border into Bangladesh every week, bringing harrowing accounts of torture and murder, six months after a military crackdown sparked the massive refugee crisis.

02/25/2018 - 12:06

Pepperell holds on in Qatar for first European Tour win

Eddie Pepperell squeaked home by one shot to win the Qatar Masters Sunday, holding off a late charge by fellow Englishman Oliver Fisher to secure his first European Tour trophy.

Pepperell holds on in Qatar for first European Tour win

Eddie Pepperell squeaked home by one shot to win the Qatar Masters Sunday, holding off a late charge by fellow Englishman Oliver Fisher to secure his first European Tour trophy.


02/25/2018 - 12:04

American Jessica Korda wins Honda LPGA in Thailand

American Jessica Korda fended off challengers to emerge victorious in the Honda LPGA tournament on Sunday with a strong performance in the final push that helped her hold onto her lead.

American Jessica Korda wins Honda LPGA in Thailand

American Jessica Korda fended off challengers to emerge victorious in the Honda LPGA tournament on Sunday with a strong performance in the final push that helped her hold onto her lead.


02/25/2018 - 11:00

Mountaineer attempts first winter solo summit on K2

A Russian-Polish mountaineer has launched the first solo attempt to summit Pakistan's K2 -- the world's second-highest park -- during winter, in what fellow climbers described as a reckless decision.

Mountaineer attempts first winter solo summit on K2

A Russian-Polish mountaineer has launched the first solo attempt to summit Pakistan's K2 -- the world's second-highest park -- during winter, in what fellow climbers described as a reckless decision.


02/25/2018 - 10:33

'No jerks!' - the secret to Norway's Olympic success

Famous for its mountains, fjords and rugged beards, Norway gave the world the Vikings and A-ha -- and for good measure it even invented the cheese slicer.

'No jerks!' - the secret to Norway's Olympic success

Famous for its mountains, fjords and rugged beards, Norway gave the world the Vikings and A-ha -- and for good measure it even invented the cheese slicer.


02/25/2018 - 10:28

Sudden-death Russia hail hockey gold, sing banned anthem

Russians ended a 26-year Olympic men's hockey title drought Sunday and capped their dramatic 4-3 over-time victory over Germany by singing their banned national anthem on the ice.

Sudden-death Russia hail hockey gold, sing banned anthem

Russians ended a 26-year Olympic men's hockey title drought Sunday and capped their dramatic 4-3 over-time victory over Germany by singing their banned national anthem on the ice.


02/25/2018 - 09:57

Golden finish for Norway as Russian flag barred

Winter Olympics legend Marit Bjoergen lifted Norway top of the final Pyeongchang medals table on Sunday, as Russia celebrated a dramatic men's hockey gold -- but also saw their flag barred from the closing ceremony over doping.

Golden finish for Norway as Russian flag barred

Winter Olympics legend Marit Bjoergen lifted Norway top of the final Pyeongchang medals table on Sunday, as Russia celebrated a dramatic men's hockey gold -- but also saw their flag barred from the closing ceremony over doping.


02/25/2018 - 08:56

Srisaket edges Estrada to retain WBC boxing crown

Thai dynamo Srisaket Sor Rungvisai retained his World Boxing Council title by beating challenger Juan Estrada on Saturday, holding on in the later rounds to come out with a close majority decision.

Srisaket edges Estrada to retain WBC boxing crown

Thai dynamo Srisaket Sor Rungvisai retained his World Boxing Council title by beating challenger Juan Estrada on Saturday, holding on in the later rounds to come out with a close majority decision.


02/25/2018 - 07:26

Kevin Durant powers Warriors past Thunder

Kevin Durant delivered 28 points and Stephen Curry finished with 21 points and nine rebounds as the Golden State Warriors improved to 46-14 with a 112-80 win over Oklahoma City.

Kevin Durant powers Warriors past Thunder

Kevin Durant delivered 28 points and Stephen Curry finished with 21 points and nine rebounds as the Golden State Warriors improved to 46-14 with a 112-80 win over Oklahoma City.

02/25/2018 - 11:36

Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies aged 54

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, one of the biggest names in Hindi cinema, has died aged 54 after suffering a heart attack in Dubai, her former manager said Sunday.

Bollywood superstar Sridevi dies aged 54

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, one of the biggest names in Hindi cinema, has died aged 54 after suffering a heart attack in Dubai, her former manager said Sunday.


02/25/2018 - 08:35

Seizing platform as DJ to bring pride to Haiti

Michael Brun has DJ-ed at top music festivals and his remixes have generated millions of streams. But he believes his swiftly rising career was all preparation for his latest project.

Seizing platform as DJ to bring pride to Haiti

Michael Brun has DJ-ed at top music festivals and his remixes have generated millions of streams. But he believes his swiftly rising career was all preparation for his latest project.


02/25/2018 - 03:43

Silvio Berlusconi: Italy's eternal comeback king

Silvio Berlusconi, the billionaire media mogul who dominated Italian politics for nearly two decades, has stepped back into the ring at the age of 81, defying those who dared to believe he had thrown in the towel.

Silvio Berlusconi: Italy's eternal comeback king

Silvio Berlusconi, the billionaire media mogul who dominated Italian politics for nearly two decades, has stepped back into the ring at the age of 81, defying those who dared to believe he had thrown in the towel.


02/25/2018 - 03:36

In 'Coco' child star's story, life and art intertwine

Thirteen-year-old Luis Angel has a lot in common with the character he plays in the hit movie "Coco," the favorite to win this year's Oscar for best animated film.

In 'Coco' child star's story, life and art intertwine

Thirteen-year-old Luis Angel has a lot in common with the character he plays in the hit movie "Coco," the favorite to win this year's Oscar for best animated film.


02/25/2018 - 02:40

New US tax law brings Buffett's firm $29 billion

Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, received a stunning $29 billion last year from the US government, thanks to a new tax law that massively lowered corporate tax rates.

New US tax law brings Buffett's firm $29 billion

Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, received a stunning $29 billion last year from the US government, thanks to a new tax law that massively lowered corporate tax rates.


02/24/2018 - 23:24

In year of #MeToo, women win big at Berlin filmfest

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday in a strong year for female filmmakers and women's stories.

In year of #MeToo, women win big at Berlin filmfest

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday in a strong year for female filmmakers and women's stories.


02/24/2018 - 21:45

List of winners at 68th Berlin film festival

Here are the winners of the main prizes awarded Saturday at the 68th Berlin film festival:

List of winners at 68th Berlin film festival

Here are the winners of the main prizes awarded Saturday at the 68th Berlin film festival:


02/24/2018 - 20:49

Romanian sex docudrama 'Touch Me Not' wins Berlin Golden Bear

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday.

Romanian sex docudrama 'Touch Me Not' wins Berlin Golden Bear

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, won the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin film festival Saturday.

02/25/2018 - 05:57

Malaysia elephant sanctuary trumpets effort to cut human-animal conflict

A herd of elephants tramp through jungle before lumbering into a river under the watchful gaze of their keepers, training at a Malaysian sanctuary for their vital work in reducing human-animal conflict.

Malaysia elephant sanctuary trumpets effort to cut human-animal conflict

A herd of elephants tramp through jungle before lumbering into a river under the watchful gaze of their keepers, training at a Malaysian sanctuary for their vital work in reducing human-animal conflict.


02/25/2018 - 05:18

Corporations key to rescuing nature, says WWF chief

A generation ago, the idea of a veteran international banker leading a global organisation charged with saving the planet's dwindling and besieged wildlife would have seemed far-fetched.

Corporations key to rescuing nature, says WWF chief

A generation ago, the idea of a veteran international banker leading a global organisation charged with saving the planet's dwindling and besieged wildlife would have seemed far-fetched.


02/24/2018 - 09:30

Three more Iranian environmentalists arrested: website

Three environmentalists have been detained in Iran, a conservative-linked news website reported late Friday, the latest in a series of arrests of wildlife campaigners in the Islamic republic.

Three more Iranian environmentalists arrested: website

Three environmentalists have been detained in Iran, a conservative-linked news website reported late Friday, the latest in a series of arrests of wildlife campaigners in the Islamic republic.


02/24/2018 - 04:12

Berlin films journey into agribusiness wastelands

From bulldozers ripping through virgin forests to planes spraying pesticides on village schools, documentary film-makers in Berlin are showing the high toll of modern industrial agriculture.

Berlin films journey into agribusiness wastelands

From bulldozers ripping through virgin forests to planes spraying pesticides on village schools, documentary film-makers in Berlin are showing the high toll of modern industrial agriculture.


02/23/2018 - 19:31

BMW recalls 12,000 diesel cars over emissions

German high-end carmaker BMW on Friday recalled thousands of diesel cars for a software update, after reports it had admitted to authorities they released more harmful emissions on the road than in the lab.

BMW recalls 12,000 diesel cars over emissions

German high-end carmaker BMW on Friday recalled thousands of diesel cars for a software update, after reports it had admitted to authorities they released more harmful emissions on the road than in the lab.


02/23/2018 - 18:44

UK, EU spar over who will be greenest after Brexit

Top officials from Britain and the EU traded Twitter barbs Friday over who would do most for the environment after Brexit, in a spat over proposals to ban plastic straws.

UK, EU spar over who will be greenest after Brexit

Top officials from Britain and the EU traded Twitter barbs Friday over who would do most for the environment after Brexit, in a spat over proposals to ban plastic straws.


02/23/2018 - 17:35

Volkswagen profit roars back two years after 'dieselgate'

The world's largest carmaker Volkswagen appeared back in racing form Friday, as its 2017 results revved back to levels not seen since before its devastating "dieselgate" emission cheating scandal.

Volkswagen profit roars back two years after 'dieselgate'

The world's largest carmaker Volkswagen appeared back in racing form Friday, as its 2017 results revved back to levels not seen since before its devastating "dieselgate" emission cheating scandal.


02/23/2018 - 14:38

Eight charged in Tanzania with conservationist's murder

A court in Tanzania on Friday charged eight people with the murder of renowned conservationist Wayne Lotter who was shot dead in Dar es Salaam in August.

Eight charged in Tanzania with conservationist's murder

A court in Tanzania on Friday charged eight people with the murder of renowned conservationist Wayne Lotter who was shot dead in Dar es Salaam in August.

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