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Former journalist launches Italexit party to push for leaving EU

Former journalist and Italian senator Gianluigi Paragone presents his Italexit party, which aims to take Italy out of the European Union. An Italian senator has...

Cracks down on video-making in Malaysia, opposition says its attack on...

Malaysia's communications minister says all film-makers require a government licence to make videos, including those broadcast on social media. Malaysian minister has declared that all...

Turkey taking decades old conflict with Kurdish militants deeper

Turkey shifts fight deeper into Iraq, establishing military bases and deploying armed military drones against the fighters in their mountain strongholds. The cross-border campaign has...

Democratic presidential candidate faces party pressure as running mate search continues

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is expected to choose a candidate for vice president from a shortlist of women by early August. Biden is facing...

Ukraine parliament names central bank chief after controversial resignation

Ukraine parliament has approved the appointment of Kyrylo Shevchenko amid concerns over the central bank's independence after controversial resignation. Ukraine's parliament has appointed a new...

European general court rejects EU order to Apple to pay $15bn...

European general court has rejected a European Commission order to Apple to reimburse Ireland 13 billion euros in back taxes. The ruling is a significant...

Bulgarian President Radev calls for Borissov and government to resign

Bulgarian President Ruman Radev is calling for Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and his government to resign amid anti-corruption protests. Bulgaria's president is calling on the...

Facebook considers political-ad blackout ahead of US election

Facebook considering a political-ad blackout on its social network in days leading up US election in November, according to a report Friday from Bloomberg. The...

Circuit judge blocks Kentucky governor’s Covid-19 executive orders

Circuit Judge ordered Kentucky Governor to cease issuing or enforcing executive orders related to Covid-19 that Kentuckians must wear mask in public. A circuit judge...

Serbia, Kosovo renew talks on most intractable territorial disputes

Serbia and Kosovo leaders begin the 'very difficult' process aimed at resolving their territorial dispute led by French President and German Chancellor. The leaders of...

Malawians voiced anger over president for family appointments to cabinet

Malawians have voiced anger after newly appointed President Lazarus Chakwera unveiled new 31-member cabinet that they said was tainted by family ties. New 31-member cabinet...

Civil rights audit blasts Facebook’s handsoff policy on Trump posts

Civil rights audit commissioned comes as some 900 advertisers boycott the social media site.Auditor considers Facebook decision as terrible precedent Facebook Inc's decisions to allow...

Berlin expects breakthrough in EU migration dispute this year

Berlin said it wants EU nations to overcome a deadlock on how to handle refugees and migrants this year, dispute that divided the 27-member...

Emmanuel Macron reshuffles government to rescue coronavirus-ravaged economy

Emmanuel Macron’s reshuffled government with conservatives given prominent roles in efforts to rescue France’s coronavirus-ravaged economy. Reappointed as finance minister, Bruno Le Maire promised a...

Hong Kong released additional details of controversial China law

Hong Kong released additional details of China’s new national security law for former British colony,security forces can stop people from leaving the city. Hong Kong...

Rodrigo Duterte approves widely opposed anti-terror law

Rodrigo Duterte has approved anti-terror law that grants security forces powers to fight armed groups, but critics say it could threaten legitimate dissent. Philippines President...

Kremlin calls poll allowing Putin to rule until 2036 a triumph

Kremlin says Russians had shown how much they trusted Putin with a nationwide vote that gave him right to run for two more terms. Kremlin...

Turkish President vows social media controls over insults to family

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens new law to regulate 'immoral' social media over tweets directed at daughter and son-in-law. Turkey's president has vowed to...

Tunisian PM under pressure over conflict of interest allegations

Tunisian PM faces opposition party demands to resign over an alleged conflict of interest, potentially unravelling fragile governing coalition. The anti-corruption minister said on Tuesday...

Iran issues arrest warrant for US President, seeks Interpol help

Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump and asked Interpol for help in detaining Trump and dozens of others. The US...

United States ambassador appears on Lebanese TV despite despite ban

United States ambassador Dorothy Shea appears on Lebanese TV despite of court-imposed ban for a year over remarks that criticised powerful Shi’ite movement. Lebanese media...

Leaders of Sudan,Ethiopia and Egypt to agree Nile dam deal

Leaders of Sudan,Ethiopia and Egypt hopeful that African Union could help them broker a deal to end a decade-long dispute over water supplies within...