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Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request: report

Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request: report

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after being requested to do so by Washington, a Japanese newspaper reported Sunday.

Trump says will 'not rest' until US schools safe from gun violence

Trump says will 'not rest' until US schools safe from gun violence

President Donald Trump vowed Thursday on the first anniversary of the Parkland school gun massacre that he will ‘not rest’ until US schools are made safe.

Trump takes border campaign to El Paso

Trump takes border campaign to El Paso

President Donald Trump takes his politically explosive push for walling off the Mexican border to the frontier city of El Paso on Monday, four days before a deadline for Congress to meet his demands.

'Priyanka magic' draws thousands at debut rally in India

'Priyanka magic' draws thousands at debut rally in India

India's powerful Nehru-Gandhi dynasty on Monday unleashed its newest star with thousands turning out to see Priyanka Gandhi Vadra speak at her first rally as the country gears up for a general election.

Zambia opposition accuse police of shooting during rally

Zambia opposition accuse police of shooting during rally

Zambia's opposition on Saturday accused police of opening fire during a rally, causing the party's leader to fear for his safety as political tensions rattle the country.

Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis

Europeans, Latin Americans to meet on Venezuela crisis

An international meeting to negotiate a solution to the Venezuelan crisis was set to open Thursday in Montevideo as President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido ...

Taliban sit for second day with Afghan leaders in Moscow

Taliban sit for second day with Afghan leaders in Moscow

The Taliban entered a second day of unprecedented talks Wednesday with powerful Afghan politicians in Moscow, sidestepping the Kabul government as it pursues a leading stake in the war-torn country.

Venezuela's military blocks humanitarian aid shipment

Venezuela's military blocks humanitarian aid shipment

Venezuelan military officers blocked a bridge on the border with Colombia ahead of an anticipated humanitarian aid shipment ...

US president invites bullied boy named Trump to annual speech

US president invites bullied boy named Trump to annual speech

When US President Donald Trump delivers his second State of the Union speech to Congress on Tuesday, his guests will include Joshua Trump, a sixth grader passionate about science and animals.

EU nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela leader

EU nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela leader

Spain, Britain, France, Latvia, Lithuania and other EU nations on Monday recognised Venezuela's opposition chief Juan Guaido as interim leader ...

Cameroon opposition party cancels protests

Cameroon opposition party cancels protests

The main opposition Movement for the Rebirth of Cameroon called off demonstrations planned in several cities on Saturday, a party leader said, following a government ban on protests.

Virginia governor 'deeply sorry' for racist yearbook photo

Virginia governor 'deeply sorry' for racist yearbook photo

Ralph Northam, the Democratic governor of the US state of Virginia, is facing calls to resign after he confirmed he appeared in a racist yearbook photo and said he is ‘deeply sorry.’