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Bolton was fired after disagreeing with Trump on Iran: Report

The sacking of John Bolton, US President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, is tied to a fundamental disagreement over the issue of easing of Iran sanctions, a Bloomberg...

Californian megachurch pastor kills himself

A US pastor known for his mental health advocacy has killed himself, church officials say. Jarrid Wilson, 30, worked at the 15,000 member Harvest Christian Fellowship Church for 18 months...

NATO ‘preparing’ for a world where nuclear arms treaty doesn’t exist

NATO has warned that European countries may have to face living in a new reality following the scrapping of the long-standing nuclear treaty between Russia and the United States. In...

September 11 terrorist attacks: New York marks 18 years since 9/11 carnage

Family members will read the names of the nearly 3,000 men, women, and children who were killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 as part of an...

Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament is unlawful, Scottish court rules

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament is unlawful, a court in Scotland has ruled. A document on the decision made on Tuesday said it was due to...

Pope Francis accuses critics of stabbing him in the back

Pope Francis has accused his critics of stabbing him in the back, and said he is "not afraid" of the Catholic Church splitting. Speaking after a trip to Africa, the...

Italy’s new government can get to work after getting senators’ backing

Italy's new coalition government can get to work after senators gave it the green light on Tuesday evening. They backed the new alliance between Five Star Movement (M5S) and the...

China exempts 16 types of U.S. goods from additional tariffs

BEIJING – China on Wednesday moved to exempt 16 types of U.S. products from additional retaliatory tariffs, including whey and fish meal, which are fed to animals, and some lubricants,...

Trump fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

US President Donald Trump has announced he fired his hard-line national security adviser, John Bolton, saying he disagreed "strongly" with him. "I asked John for his resignation, which was given...

More than 30 killed in mass stampede at Iraqi Shia shrine

At least 31 pilgrims were killed on Tuesday in a stampede at a major shrine in the Iraqi city of Karbala as they were marking the holy day of...

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Africa

Nigeria shuts Action Against Hunger aid group ‘for feeding militants’

Nigeria's army has stopped the work of international NGO Action Against Hunger accusing it of supplying a militant Islamist group with food and drugs. The...

Free Trade Agreement must serve African interests

The Paramount Chief of Akwamu Traditional Area, Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III, has called on leaders to ensure the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA)...

World

Global climate strikes kick off ahead of UN summit on climate change

As world leaders prepare to meet in New York for a UN Climate Summit next week, millions of young people all over the world...

Tunisia’s former president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has died, lawyer confirms

Former Tunisian president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali has died, his lawyer, Mounir Ben Salha, confirmed to Euronews by telephone. Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia...