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Boeing chief grilled over Max flaws

[2019-10-31 07:07]

At a heated Senate hearing on Tuesday, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said the grounded 737 Max jet will fly again only when "everyone is convinced it's safe".

Get ready for tough poll, UK MPs told

[2019-10-31 07:07]

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told Conservative members of Parliament that the upcoming general election on Dec 12 will be "a tough election and we are going to do the best we can".

Turkey denies plans to buy Su-35

[2019-10-31 07:07]

Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Tuesday denied reports that the country plans to buy Su-35 fighter jets from Russia.

White House rocked by war veteran's Ukraine testimony

[2019-10-31 07:07]

WASHINGTON - A decorated Iraq War veteran rocked the White House on Tuesday with devastating testimony on US President Donald Trump's alleged demand for political favors from Ukraine as Democrats laid out plans for the public phase of the impeachment inquiry threatening his presidency.

Bard's works get Chinese makeover

[2019-10-31 07:06]

New Mandarin-language versions of the classic plays Hamlet and Henry V have been published as part of an expansive project to bring improved translations of English playwright William Shakespeare's greatest works to Chinese audiences.

Publisher weighs up bid for UK's struggling Telegraph newspapers

[2019-10-31 07:06]

One of Britain's most politically significant stable of national newspapers could soon have a new owner after veteran editor and publisher David Montgomery reportedly expressed an interest in buying The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph.

Tough jobs put focus on workers in S. Korea

[2019-10-31 07:06]

GEOJE, South Korea - Park Cholhee was working the holiday shift at Samsung Heavy Industries' Geoje shipyard on Labor Day, 2017, when a giant crane collided with another and crashed to the ground, killing six people, including Park's younger brother.

Women on margins in UN peace missions

[2019-10-31 07:06]

UNITED NATIONS - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was unusually blunt on Tuesday: Women are still excluded from many peace negotiations nearly two decades after the UN adopted a landmark resolution calling for women to be included in decision-making positions at every level of peacemaking and peace-building.

UK set for elections in December

[2019-10-30 07:54]

The United Kingdom government's call for a general election in December was set to pass after opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday said his Labour Party would back an early poll because his condition of taking a no-deal Brexit off the table "has now been met".

Unrest in Ethiopia threatens growth

[2019-10-30 07:54]

The rioting that Ethiopian authorities are battling to contain is threatening the prospects of a country that has been touted as having the fastest growing economy in the region, experts say.

Russia and Ukraine fail to clinch gas deal

[2019-10-30 07:54]

Talks over the terms for the supply of Russian gas to Ukraine and the European Union ended on Monday without an agreement.

US officials say Baghdadi buried at sea

[2019-10-30 07:54]

WASHINGTON - US officials said on Monday that the remains of Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi were buried at sea, as fresh details surfaced about the US special operations forces raid that led to his death over the weekend.

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