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UN migration pact sparks massive protest, clashes in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Days after more than 150 countries, including Belgium backed a United Nations Migration pact, the Belgian capital ...

Macron's popularity sinks as Yellow Vest continue to protest

PARIS, France - Paying no heed to calls by the French government, which urged the Yellow Vest protesters to refrain ...

UN: Migrants Must Be Protected, Treated with Dignity, Respect

GENEVA Tuesday is International Migrants Day, and the head of the U.N. Migration Agency is urging nations to drop their ...

EU Urges Kosovo to Drop Tariffs as Political Tensions Mount

BRUSSELS The European Unions top diplomat called Tuesday on Kosovo to lift tariffs on goods from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina as ...

Turkey State Media: Nearly 2,000 Jailed for Life Since 2016 Coup

ANKARA Nearly 2,000 people have been sentenced to life in prison since the July 2016 attempted overthrow of President Recep ...

Fighting in Yemeni city dies down as cease-fire takes hold

Yemen's key port city of Hodeida was calm on Tuesday morning, hours after a UN-mediated cease-fire went into effect between ...

Comoros court jails another 20 opposition figures

A court in Comoros has sentenced a top opposition figure to seven years behind bars for assault during a controversial ...

Putin Signs Law Aimed At Banning Online 'Columbine Communities'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that proponents say is aimed at banning what they call 'online Columbine ...

Trump Directs Pentagon To Create U.S. Space Command

U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered the establishment of a space command that will oversee the country's military operations in ...

Putin Claims New Russian Weapons Have No Foreign Equivalent

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin says Russia's new weapons have no foreign equivalents and will help ensure the country's security for ...

EU Officials, Firms Meet African Leaders to Talk Investment

BERLIN European officials and companies met with African leaders in Vienna Tuesday for talks intended as a springboard to increase ...

Trump Signs Order to Create US Space Command

President Donald Trump launched the Pentagon's new Space Command Tuesday, an effort to better organize and advance the military's vast ...

Thai police say sunken ship failed to meet design standards

Police in Thailand say their investigations found that a boat that sank in rough weather in July, killing 47 Chinese ...

Putin Open To Other States Joining Russia-U.S. Nuclear Pact

Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested he is open to the idea of other countries joining a Cold War nuclear-arms ...

Trump Wishes Michael Flynn Good Luck Ahead of His Sentencing

U.S. President Donald Trump wished good luck to his former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday, hours ahead of ...

Iran Must Accelerate FATF Accession amid Israel Inclusion

Israels accession to the global anti-money laundering makes it more difficult for Iran to join the Financial Action Task Force, ...

Iran Urges UN to Remain Unaffected by Pressures over Yemen

Irans Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed hope that the UN would be able to play its key role ...

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on December 18

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, and picked headlines ...

Iranian President Due in Turkey for Official Visit

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will travel to Turkey on Wednesday for an official visit. The Iranian president will visitAnkara at ...

Life's A Beach For Russian Crew As Ship Runs Aground Off England

A Russian cargo ship with 18 crew members on board has run aground near Falmouth off the coast of Cornwall ...

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Trump weighs in on Flynn sentencing

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump wished good luck to his former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday, ...

Over 60 Al Shabaab militants killed in U.S. airstrikes in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The U.S. Military broke its previous record of the number of airstrikes conducted in Somalia targeting the ...

Bomb explodes outside Greek media office, wrecking major damage

ATHENS, Greece - In an incident that has been denounced across Greece as an "attack on democracy," a powerful bomb ...

UN migration pact sparks massive protest, clashes in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Days after more than 150 countries, including Belgium backed a United Nations Migration pact, the Belgian capital ...

North Korea threatens to block denuclearization over U.S. sanctions

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Months after touting a historic breakthrough in peace talks with North Korea, the U.S. President Donald ...

Macron's popularity sinks as Yellow Vest continue to protest

PARIS, France - Paying no heed to calls by the French government, which urged the Yellow Vest protesters to refrain ...

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