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Saudi calls urgent Gulf, Arab League talks over tensions

RIYADH (AFP) - Saudi Arabia has called for emergency regional talks to discuss mounting Gulf tensions, saying yesterday that it does not want war...

Jobs, corruption top issues as Malawi votes for president

LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) — Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls tomorrow for...

Sudan protesters want civilian as head of new ruling body

KHARTOUM (AFP) - Sudan’s protest movement said that it is determined to have a civilian as head of a new governing council ahead of...

Tornadoes rake Southern Plains in US; more severe weather expected

DALLAS (AP) — A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains of the Unites States (US), leaving damage and causing few injuries, and...

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case

CHICAGO (AP) — Police and Illinois' child welfare agency said staff at a Chicago-area hospital in the Unites States (US)didn't alert them after determining...

Biden rejects Democrats’ anger in call for national unity

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted last Saturday that Democrats will...

Italy’s Salvini stakes out post as Europe’s populist leader

MILAN (AP) — Italy’s anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing populist leaders on Saturday seeking historic results in next week’s...

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants’ rights

ROME (AP) — The Italian Interior Ministry vowed yesterday to press ahead with a new decree formalising the closure of Italian ports to aid...

Austrian President eyes September as best time for new vote

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Austria’s president said the first few days of September would be the best time to hold an early election after...

In Belgium a mullet is not a haircut, it’s a state...

BOUSSU, Belgium (AFP) - Belgium is all business at the front, in the very serious European Union (EU) capital Brussels, but it’s all party...

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