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North Korea: US vows sanctions and will activate...
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 8:39 am

The Thaad system to protect South Korea from the North will be activated "within days", says the US. […]

'Let down'
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 8:32 am

Officials say security at Sharm el-Sheikh has been improved since the 2015 bombing of a Russian plane. […]

Gift Ngoepe: First Africa-born player in...
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 8:22 am

South African Gift Ngoepe has been trying to break into Major League Baseball for many years. […]

Vinod Khanna, India Bollywood actor, dies of...
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 8:08 am

Khanna, also an active politician, was suffering from cancer and was admitted to hospital earlier. […]

Turkey suspends more than 9,000 police officers...
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 7:14 am

The latest purge is over alleged links to US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen. […]

Syria conflict: 'Huge explosion' rocks Damascus...
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 7:13 am

A massive explosion followed by a fire has hit near the international airport in Syria, activists say. […]

Russia ramps up its military in the Arctic
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 6:51 am

Steve Rosenberg gains rare access to Russia's Arctic Brigade, close to the border with Finland. […]

Venezuela to withdraw from OAS as deadly protests...
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 6:35 am

The country accuses the regional grouping of meddling in its affairs, as deadly protests continue. […]

United Airlines to offer up to $10,000 for...
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 5:53 am

Passengers will be given up to $10,000 if they volunteer to forfeit seats on overbooked flights. […]

Trump won't scrap Nafta trade deal 'at this time'
Posted on April 27, 2017 at 5:40 am

President Trump seeks to renegotiate the trade deal with Canada and Mexico, rather than abandon it. […]