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Ecuador Protestors Storm Empty Parliament

  President Lenín Moreno has imposed a night curfew near government buildings after protesters clashed with security forces inside Ecuador's heavily guarded parliament. Demonstrators briefly burst...

Guatemala: Conservative Giammattei Elected President

Alejandro Giammattei   BBC- Conservative candidate and ex-prison chief Alejandro Giammattei has been elected president of Guatemala. Preliminary results show he took 59% of the vote,...

Novak Djokovic Defeats Roger Federer in Marathon Wimbledon Final

Novak Djokovic saved two championship points in Wimbledon's longest singles final to retain his title in a thrilling win over Roger Federer. On a Centre...

More than 70 Dead in Massive Japan Typhoon

  BBC- More than 110,000 people are taking part in search and rescue operations after Typhoon Hagibis struck Japan. The government said Wednesday that the...

Growing Evidence Iran Missile Downed Ukraine 737

Officials in the UK, US, Canada and Australia have said it is highly likely a missile was to blame for the crash of a...

Canadian Teenager Triumphs Over Williams at US Open Final

Bianca Andreescu says she is keen to carve out her own legacy in tennis after she stunned Serena Williams to win her first Grand...

Colombians Take Wimbledon Men’s Doubles Title in 5 Hour Match

Colombia's Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah beat French pair Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin in a five-set thriller to win the Wimbledon men's...

El Salvador, Venezuela in Tit-for-Tat Diplomat Expulsions

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele Venezuela has expelled El Salvador's diplomats in a tit-for-tat response after El Salvador on Saturday told Venezuelan diplomats to leave....

Venezuela: Maduro Govt. to Miss Talks in Protest Over US Sanctions

President Maduro CARACAS, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Venezuela's government will skip a round of Norway-brokered talks on Thursday and Friday to protest a new set...

Cuban Envoy: US Responsible for Energy Crisis

  Havana   (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez denounced again on Monday the US government as responsible for preventing the supply of fuel...

A Win for Trump, Pelosi: New US, Mexico, Canada Trade Deal...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi BBC- The US, Mexico and Canada have finalised a trade deal that will replace the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement...

Emmy Awards 2019 winners: Fleabag, Killing Eve, Game of Thrones, ...

Phoebe Waller-Bridge...Four awards for "Fleabag"   By Kate Goodacre Jeff KravitzGetty Images   The winners at the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards have been revealed, after Game of Thrones led...

Summit: Trump Calls Macron ‘Nasty’ for Insulting Nato

US President Donald Trump has accused his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron of being "nasty" for saying Nato was "brain dead."  Trump is in London...

Chile Pres. Not Resigning as Protests Become More Violent

Clashes erupted between anti-government demonstrators and the riot police during the so-called 'Super Monday' of protests on the streets of Chile's capital city of...

‘We Will Fight to the Very End’: Hong Kong Students

Daily Mail- Dozens of pro-democracy protesters remained holed up inside a besieged Hong Kong university campus for a fourth straight day on Wednesday as...

Rain Shortage: Panama to Levy a Freshwater Charge on Canal Ships

A cargo ship finishes its transit through the Panama Canal on the Pacific side, seen from A Panama City, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. The...

Iran: Ukraine Boeing 737 Crashes Killing 176

Wreckage in Iran of Ukraine 737 in which 176 were killed A Ukrainian Boeing 737 crashed shortly after taking off from Imam Khomeini airport in...

Hong Kong: Police Use Tear Gas as Massive Protests Continue

Some protesters came prepared with gas masks   BBC- Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at an unauthorised protest involving tens of thousands of people. Demonstrators...

3 Dead in Colombian Protests Against Government

  Three people were killed in Colombia  amid nationwide mass protests against the right-wing government of President...

Voter Influence: Twitter Bans All Political Ads

  New Scientist- Twitter is banning all political advertising from its service, saying social media companies give advertisers an unfair advantage in proliferating highly targeted,...

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