GENERAL ERSHAD: THE DEPOSED DICTATOR WHO BECAME KINGMAKER

Over the past four decades, General Ershad demonstrated he was a master of political survival.

THOUSANDS MARCH IN PUERTO RICO DEMANDING GOVERNOR'S RESIGNATION

Protesters rally for a fifth day against Governor Rossello following corruption accusations and leaked chat messages.

 
 
 

US HOUSE REJECTS BID TO LAUNCH TRUMP IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS

House votes to sideline impeachment resolution against Trump, effectively killing the measure for now.

HOUSE VOTES TO HOLD TRUMP OFFICIALS IN CONTEMPT OVER CENSUS ISSUE

Vote comes after US Attorney General William Barr, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross defied subpoenas related to the census

 
 
 

US KICKS TURKEY OUT OF F-35 FIGHTER JET PROGRAMME

The move comes after Ankara began accepting delivery of Russia's S-400 air defence system last week.

US HOUSE TO VOTE ON MEASURES BLOCKING TRUMP'S SAUDI ARMS SALE

House to join Senate in rejecting Trump's plan to bypass Congress to complete $8bn arms sale to Saudi Arabia and UAE.

 
 
 

IRAN ACCUSES US OF 'DELIBERATELY TARGETING CIVILIANS'

Severe sanctions reimposed after US nuclear deal pullout aimed at making life unbearable for ordinary Iranians, FM says.

WHO SOUNDS GLOBAL ALARM OVER DR CONGO EBOLA OUTBREAK

Ebola epidemic in DRC constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, World Health Organization says.

 
 
 

MAN FOUND GUILTY OF BRITISH SCHOOLGIRL'S RAPE, KILLING IN INDIA

Court overturns earlier acquittal of Samson D'Souza for the rape and killing of 15-year-old Scarlett Keeling.

THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: RORY MCILROY RETURNS TO NORTHERN IRELAND

Fourteen years ago, then 16-year-old McIlroy carded the lowest round ever seen at Royal Portrush at the 2005 Northern Ireland championship.

 
 
 

THE APOLLO OF GAZA

An archaeological mystery unfolds when a statue of Apollo is discovered off the coast of Gaza but suddenly disappears.

ICJ ORDERS PAKISTAN TO ALLOW INDIA ACCESS TO 'SPY' JADHAV

Both sides claim 'victory' as court upholds India's demand for consular access but denies request to dismiss case.

 
 
 

'WIZARD' ARRESTED AFTER HACK OF ALL BULGARIAN TAXPAYERS' DETAILS

Nearly every adult in Bulgaria had their personal details compromised, exposing the tax agency's weak cyber-security.

BROTHER OF MANCHESTER BOMBER ARRESTED IN UK AFTER EXTRADITION

Hashem Abedi detained after landing at a London airport and will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court, police say.

 
 
 

RAJASTHAN'S SNAKE DANCERS

In India, the Kalbelia tribe has traded snake charming for song and dance in a bid to survive a rapidly changing world.

2020 US ELECTION: TRUMP NEEDS SUPPORT OF RURAL MIDWEST

Trump captured 2016 victory with backing of rural and suburban, mostly white voters in states such as Wisconsin, Ohio, Michigan and...

 
 
 

REPORT FINDS VISA DISCRIMINATION IN UK, SAYS AFRICANS SUFFER MORE

A report has found the UK Home Office responsible for financial discrimination and careless decision making

AT LEAST THREE TURKISH DIPLOMATS KILLED IN IRAQ'S ERBIL

Turkish consulate staff were shot while having lunch in a restaurant in the Iraqi Kurdistan capital.

 
 
 

AFTER HOTTEST JUNE, EARTH HEADING FOR WARMEST MONTH EVER

As climate continues to heat up, temperature records keep breaking.

DEATH TOLL CLIMBS TO 200 AS SOUTH ASIA COPES WITH MONSOON RAINS

Millions of people are affected and hundreds of thousands displaces across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

 
 
 



Frat bro found guilty in pledge's alcohol-related hazing death

Frat bro found guilty in pledge's alcohol-related hazing death

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House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

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Trump rips into 2020 Dems at rally, calls Biden not ‘mentally prepared'

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