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- A year after deadly Mexico quake, some still wait to return home
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 22:44:12 -0400
A year after a devastating earthquake struck Mexico City and killed dozens of people, Guadalupe Padilla is still waiting to return to her home.
- Leaders of two Koreas begin one-on-one summit to unlock nuclear talks
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 22:34:41 -0400
Leaders of South and North Korea held one-on-one talks on the second day of their summit on Wednesday, aiming to announce steps to rekindle stalled negotiations on the North's nuclear program and deepen bilateral ties.
- Two Koreas to sign joint statement after summit: Seoul
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 22:34:41 -0400
Leaders of North and South Korea plan to sign a joint statement on inter-Korean relations after their summit on Wednesday in the North's capital Pyongyang, Seoul officials said.
- Trump says U.S.-South Korea trade deal may be signed at U.N.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 22:01:14 -0400
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday a U.S. trade deal with South Korea has been fully renegotiated and may be signed at the United Nations, where leaders have gathered for the 73rd session of the General Assembly.
- Brazil's Bolsonaro still leads in presidential race, Haddad jumps to second: poll
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:33:27 -0400
Support for Brazilian far-right presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro edged up ahead of next month's election, a poll showed on Tuesday, but Workers Party (PT) candidate Fernando Haddad moved into second place, with the two running neck and neck in a likely runoff.
- China says military ties 'backbone' to relations with Pakistan
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:26:49 -0400
Military ties between China and Pakistan are the "backbone" of relations between the two countries, a senior Chinese general told Pakistan's visiting army chief, days after a Pakistani minister stirred unease about Chinese Silk Road projects.
- Mexico's next anti-money laundering czar vows action after 'shameful' Odebrecht
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:53:19 -0400
Mexico's incoming financial intelligence chief said it was "shameful" how little had been done about bribes that Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht executives said were paid to secure Mexican public works contracts, and vowed to reexamine the case once in office.
- Poland suggests 'Fort Trump' as U.S. weighs military base
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:17:39 -0400
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States is considering a request from Poland for a permanent U.S. military presence in the fellow NATO country, acknowledging that he shares Poland's concerns about possible Russian aggression.
- Venezuela's Maduro says he may not attend U.N. assembly on security worries
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:15:03 -0400
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he was evaluating whether or not he would attend this week's United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, citing concerns about his safety.
- Nearing divorce, May seeks goodwill from EU to avoid disorderly Brexit
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:13:20 -0400
Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain and the European Union were nearing a divorce deal but called on the bloc to show "goodwill and determination" to avoid a disorderly Brexit and secure a close future partnership.
- Britain, EU are close to achieving orderly Brexit deal: May
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:11:04 -0400
The United Kingdom and the European Union are close to agreeing an orderly Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May wrote in a German newspaper on Wednesday, urging the European Commission to evolve its position for the sake of a deal.
- Israeli police shoot suspected attacker in Jerusalem
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:07:32 -0400
A Palestinian man was shot on Tuesday by Israeli police who said he tried to stab a Jewish worshiper near Damascus Gate outside the walled Old City on Yom Kippur, the holiest fast day in the Jewish calendar.
- Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane off Syrian coast
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:53:10 -0400
President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria's seacoast was the result of a series of tragic and chance circumstances.
- Trump says 'seems to me' Syria shot down Russian plane
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:53:10 -0400
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Syria likely shot down a Russian military plane near its coast, adding that the United States and other countries are close to eliminating the presence of Islamic State in Syria and the region.
- Syria's Idlib spared attack, Turkey to send in more troops
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:42:30 -0400
Turkey will send more troops into Syria's Idlib province after striking a deal with Russia that has averted a government offensive and delighted rebels who said it kept the area out of President Bashar al-Assad's hands.
- 'Dig up my home but you won't find illicit funds' says Argentina's Fernandez
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:52:50 -0400
Argentina's ex-President Cristina Fernandez said on Tuesday that she never received corrupt payments and challenged investigators to scour her home region of Patagonia if they believed she had hidden cash, a day after she was indicted on graft charges.
- Pro-EU campaigners map out path to second referendum, say Brexit can be stopped
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:40:21 -0400
Pro-EU campaigners have set out how parliament could force the British government to call a fresh vote on Brexit, arguing that there is still time for another referendum.
- Germany ousts spymaster over far-right violence row
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:32:40 -0400
Germany's government said on Tuesday it would replace the head of its domestic intelligence agency who has faced accusations of harboring far-right sympathies, putting an end to a row that exposed divisions in Chancellor Angela Merkel's government.
- Amid loan talk, Pakistani PM arrives in Saudi Arabia
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:47:35 -0400
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia where, comments from his finance minister suggest, he will seek financial help to stave off the likelihood of another IMF bailout.
- Eighteen fishermen killed off Yemen's Red Sea coast
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:41:04 -0400
A frigate attacked a fishing boat off Yemen's Red Sea port of al-Khoukha, killing 18 fishermen on Tuesday, relatives said. The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi group denied reports that it had carried out the attack.