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Obama Calls On Americans To ‘Have An Open Heart’ To Deal With Racism, Violence

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called on protesters, police and the public to open their hearts and drop their preconceptions to deal with...

Crude Prices Retreat As OPEC Boosts Output

Oil prices dropped Monday as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) increased output in April. OPEC raised crude production by 484,000 barrels per...

Red Cross President To Make 1-Week Visit To N. Korea

The president of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is planning to make a one-week visit to North Korea later...

Japan Gov’t Advises Evacuation Of Over 65,000 People Amid Heavy Rains

Local authorities recommended evacuation of 66,500 people in Kumamoto, Yamaguchi, Fukuoka and Nagasaki Prefectures due to heavy rains that hit the southwestern Japan on...

Trump Pledges To Impose Border Tax On Companies Moving Production Overseas

US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday pledged to impose "a major border tax" on companies that move production overseas and sell goods back to...

Japan Protests China’s Continued Gas Development In East China Sea

Japan has lodged a protest over China's gas field developments in the East China Sea after confirming the building of new structures at Chinese...

More Than 650 Kids Turned Into Child Soldiers In S. Sudan In 2016

More than 650 children have been recruited into armed groups and forces in South Sudan since the start of 2016, the United Nations Children's...

Death Toll Rises To At Least 159 In M6.2 Quake In Central Italy

At least 159 people have been killed in a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that hit central Italy early Wednesday morning, according to media reports quoting...

Oil Prices Jump Amid Supply Worries

Oil prices rebounded Monday as investors worried about plummeting Nigerian production after a militant attack in Nigeria. Output of Nigeria's Bonny Light crude has fallen...

Turkey President Urges Joint Firm Stand Against Terrorism

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned strongly the terror attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport in a statement late on Tuesday, urging the world to...

Obama Strongly Condemns Coup Attempt In Turkey

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday strongly condemned last week's coup attempt in Turkey to violently remove the civilian government. Speaking by phone with Turkish...

US Food And Drug Regulator Bans Sale Of E-Cigarette, Other Tobacco Products To Minors

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday issued its long-awaited final rule that bans the sale of e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and...

Egypt’s Population Grows Fast To Reach 92 Million

The Egyptian population has just reached 92 million on Thursday, stated a report from Egypt's Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). The official...

Singapore Confirms 26 More Cases Of Locally Transmitted Zika Infection

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday confirmed 26 more cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection, bringing the total number of infected cases...

U.S. Does Not Owe Japan Apology For Nuclear Bombing: White House

U.S. President Barack Obama does not believe that his country owes Japan a formal apology for the 1945 nuclear bombing of the Japanese city...

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