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Ksenia Sobchak [Photo Credit: Zimbio]

2018 Election: Daughter of former Russian mayor runs for president

Putin has not yet announced that he is re-contesting.

Hillary Clinton [Photo Credit: New York Post]

Hillary Clinton says U.S. threats of war with North Korea ‘dangerous, short-sighted’

U.S. says it does not rule out the possibility of direct talks with the North.

Facade of the Zeughaus, the Museum's main building

Berlin exhibition marks 100 years since Russian Revolution

The exhibition, which opens its doors to the public on Wednesday, will also examine the political and social upheaval the revolution triggered across Europe

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North Korea warns Australia for supporting U.S.

The rogue state has threatened Australia in the past, including of nuclear retaliation in April.

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South Korean court extends detention of ex-president Park

Former President Park was taken into custody in March.

British Prime Minister, Theresa May

Brexit talks hit cash impasse

EU speaks of possibly acceding in December to British demands for talks on a trade pact and a transition period after withdrawal in March 2019.

President Recep Erdogan

Turkish, U.S. Officials to meet to resolve dispute – Deputy PM

The dispute was triggered by the arrest of local U.S. staff in Turkey.

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Turkish president escalates row with U.S., says no longer recognises ambassador

Both countries have in the last two days taken tough measures on issuance of visas

Melania Trump hits back at husband’s ex- Ivana [USA Extra News]

Melania Trump hits back at husband’s ex- Ivana

Donald Trump’s first wife earlier spoke of being the first lady.

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Switzerland flushes millions worth of gold and silver down its drains – Report

Switzerland is a major commodity trading hub.

Protesters in Catalonia

France will not recognise unilateral Catalan declaration – Minister

France says there should be dialogue at all levels.

U.S. President, Donald Trump

U.S. freezes all non-immigrant visa services in Turkey

The types of visas affected include tourism, medical treatment, business, temporary work or study.

Protesters in Catalonia

Hundreds of thousands march in Barcelona against Catalonia independence

Local police said about 350,000 people partook in the march.

Russian President, Vladimir Putin [Photo Credit: Washington Times]

Opposition supporters rally across Russia, call on Putin to quit

The protest came ahead of Russia presidential election in March 2018.

U.S. Republican Congressman Tim Murphy [Photo: South China Morning Post]

U.S. Republican lawmaker resigns after sex scandal

The lawmaker admits to an affair with a woman half his age.

Australian Prime Minister designate Malcolm Turnbull with Deputy Prime Minister designate Julie Bishop during a press conference in the Blue Room, after winning the Australian Federal leadership in a party ballot vote, at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. (AAP Image/Sam Mooy) NO ARCHIVING

Australians hand in 51,000 guns during three-month amnesty

Australia now has some of the strictest and most effective gun laws globally.

President Trump [Photo credit: Telegraph.co.uk]

Trump denies reports U.S. State Secretary Tillerson threatened to resign

Mr. Tillerson says he remains committed to the president and never considered leaving

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UK top court seeks clarity on how to handle EU rulings after Brexit

Britain exited EU last year

Muslim men protest against what they say is the persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, outside of Myanmar's embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia September 6, 2017.   REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

HEDA petitions ICC, urges intervention in plight of Rohingyans

The Nigerian civic group said the UN was not doing enough on the matter.

British Prime Minister, Theresa May

Britain ready to walk away with no deal on Brexit, says Minister

The European Parliament passes a non-binding motion calling on EU leaders to conclude at a summit by October 20 that Brexit talks have not made sufficient progress

Power supply pylon under construction [Photo: Mott MacDonald]

China commences construction of world’s highest power pylon

A pylon is a large vertical steel tower-like structure that supports high-tension electric cables.

Cutline: some of the victims in a safe place within the environment. [Photo credit: New York Times, NYT]

42 guns recovered from Las Vegas shooter

64-year-old suspect killed at least 59 people and injured over 500.

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Two women plead not guilty to killing North Korean leader’s half-brother

Kim Jong Nam was killed in February.

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UPDATED: 50 people dead, over 200 injured at Las Vegas shooting

The casualty figure has increased.

22 dead, 32 injured in stampede near Mumbai railway station [Photo: Indian Express]

22 dead, 32 injured in stampede near Mumbai railway station

The tragedy has again put the spotlight on the criticism surrounding the country’s ageing railway infrastructure.