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Bolivia in power void as Morales quits

[2019-11-12 07:19]

The sudden resignation of Bolivian President Evo Morales may exacerbate divisions in the South American country and create further political uncertainty, analysts said.

Teheran starts building work at second reactor

[2019-11-12 07:19]

Iran began pouring concrete on Sunday for a second nuclear reactor at its Bushehr power plant after saying the day before that it had enriched uranium to five percent. The sequence of actions, analysts said, is thought to be in retaliation against a tightening of sanctions by the United States.

Spain faces more uncertainty after poll

[2019-11-12 07:19]

The Spanish Socialist Party of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez claimed a victory in the national election on Sunday, although the large gains made by the far-right Vox party seem likely to deepen the political fragmentation in the country.

Suez Canal, the 'lifeline' for Egypt

[2019-11-12 07:19]

ISMAILIA, Egypt - One hundred and fifty years after the Suez Canal opened, the international waterway is hugely significant to the economy of modern-day Egypt, which famously nationalized it in 1956, sparking an occupation by French, British and Israeli troops.

Sydney faces 'catastrophic' bushfire threat

[2019-11-12 07:18]

The government of New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, on Monday declared a state of emergency as the Sydney region braced for unprecedented fire conditions.

Delivery rivals elbow their way to Grubhub's table

[2019-11-12 07:18]

It's never been easier to get a meal delivered to a front door in the United States with restaurant delivery services like Uber Eats, Grubhub, DoorDash, Postmates and Deliveroo on hand.

Tens of thousands of Cambodians cheer for centuries-old boat races

[2019-11-12 07:18]

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Tens of thousands of spectators flocked to the riverside in Phnom Penh on Sunday for an 838-year-old boat racing tradition, held to celebrate the annual three-day Water Festival.

Bridges built on climate partnership

[2019-11-12 07:18]

Former California governor Jerry Brown believes he has found a way to forge a greater understanding between China and the United States at time of conflict between the world's two largest economies.

'Untold suffering' awaits with global warming

[2019-11-08 07:49]

One day after the United States officially announced it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, more than 11,000 scientists from 153 countries warned of "untold human suffering" caused by global warming.

Ford puts iconic models, technologies on show at import expo

[2019-11-08 07:49]

United States-based carmaker Ford Motor is showcasing its signature models and cutting-edge technologies at the China International Import Expo running from Nov 5 to Nov 10 in Shanghai, demonstrating its commitment to further tapping into the potential of the world's largest car market.

Ambush on convoy kills 37 in Burkina Faso

[2019-11-08 07:48]

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - An ambush on a convoy transporting employees of a Canadian mining company in Burkina Faso killed 37 people on Wednesday, the deadliest attack in nearly five years of extremist violence in the West African country.

UK pro-remain parties form electoral pact

[2019-11-08 07:48]

The three anti-Brexit parties standing in Britain's upcoming general election have formed an electoral pact, agreeing not to run against each other in 60 seats across England and Wales.

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