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11/28/2017 10:45:20 AM

Ash from rumbling volcano forces Bali airport to stay shut

Plumes of ash from a rumbling volcano forced Indonesian authorities to close Bali's airport for a second day Tuesday, as a threatened eruption stranded tourists and forced mass evacuations.

  • China, Japan, US support ASEAN’s central role: defence ministers

    China, Japan, US support ASEAN’s central role: defence ministers

    Public: 10/24/2017 2:13:43 PM

    The defence ministers of China, Japan and the US expressed their countries’ support for ASEAN’s central role during meetings with their ASEAN counterparts in the Philippines on October 23.

  • Four decades of ASEAN-EU relations marked in Rome

    Four decades of ASEAN-EU relations marked in Rome

    Public: 10/21/2017 7:24:38 PM

    A ceremony was held in Rome, Italy, on October 20 to mark 50 years since the establishment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and 40 years of ASEAN-European Union (EU) diplomatic ties.

  • China’s Communist Party opens its 19th National Congress

    China’s Communist Party opens its 19th National Congress

    Public: 10/18/2017 9:45:06 PM

    VNF - China’s 19th Communist Party Congress officially opened in Beijing on October 18th. Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech opening the congress.

  • Wildfires kill 39 in Portugal and Spain

    Wildfires kill 39 in Portugal and Spain

    Public: 10/17/2017 10:46:16 AM

    At least 36 people have died in fires ravaging forests in northern and central Portugal over the past 24 hours, rescuers said Monday (October 16th), after three people were killed in Spain in blazes sparked by arsonists and fanned by Hurricane Ophelia.

  • US President Donald Trump to visit Asia from November 3

    US President Donald Trump to visit Asia from November 3

    Public: 10/17/2017 8:43:12 AM

    U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, the Philippines and Hawaii between November 3rd and 14th, the White House said on Monday (October 16th).

  • World leaders condemn Somalia bombing 'in strongest terms'

    World leaders condemn Somalia bombing 'in strongest terms'

    Public: 10/16/2017 9:48:15 AM

    World leaders from the United States, Britain, Canada and France on Sunday (October 15th) strongly condemned the weekend suicide bombing in Somalia, the worst attack in the country to date with at least 137 deaths.

  • Thais mark one year since King Bhumibol’s death with prayers, ceremony

    Thais mark one year since King Bhumibol’s death with prayers, ceremony

    Public: 10/13/2017 9:47:40 AM

    Thais marked one year since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej with formal ceremonies and acts of personal devotion Friday before an elaborate five-day funeral later this month.

  • Brexit talks in 'disturbing deadlock': EU's Barnier

    Brexit talks in 'disturbing deadlock': EU's Barnier

    Public: 10/13/2017 9:13:54 AM

    Britain and the EU are stuck in a "disturbing" deadlock over the Brexit divorce bill, though a breakthrough remains possible in the next two months, EU negotiator Michel Barnier said on Thursday (October 12th).

  • Las Vegas gunman fired on guard and crowd at about same time: Hotel

    Las Vegas gunman fired on guard and crowd at about same time: Hotel

    Public: 10/13/2017 8:53:18 AM

    The owner of the hotel where a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.

  • 21 dead in 'catastrophic' California wildfires

    21 dead in 'catastrophic' California wildfires

    Public: 10/12/2017 8:40:01 AM

    More than 200 fire engines and firefighting crews from around the country were being rushed to California on Wednesday (October 11th) to help battle infernos which have left at least 21 people dead and thousands homeless.

  • Germany gives big boost to 2017 growth outlook

    Germany gives big boost to 2017 growth outlook

    Public: 10/11/2017 8:08:38 PM

    The German government on Wednesday (October 11th) gave a substantial lift to its economic growth forecast for 2017, saying it now expects 2.0 per cent expansion rather than the 1.5 per cent predicted in April.

  • Bolivia's Morales lauds Che on 50th anniversary of death

    Bolivia's Morales lauds Che on 50th anniversary of death

    Public: 10/10/2017 8:17:21 AM

    Bolivian President Evo Morales lauded Ernesto "Che" Guevara on Monday (October 9th) as he led commemorations 50 years to the day since the Cuban revolutionary leader was killed by CIA-trained Bolivian troops.

  • Cubans pay tribute to 'Che' on 50th anniversary of his death

    Cubans pay tribute to 'Che' on 50th anniversary of his death

    Public: 10/9/2017 9:08:15 AM

    Tens of thousands of Cubans turned out on Sunday (October 8th) to pay tribute to Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the Argentine-born Marxist revolutionary and guerrilla leader, on the 50th anniversary of his death.

  • Deadly tropical storm lashes Central America, heads for US

    Deadly tropical storm lashes Central America, heads for US

    Public: 10/6/2017 11:03:06 AM

    A tropical storm sliding north along Central America on Thursday (October 5th) has unleashed heavy rains that have killed at least eight people in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, with forecasters predicting it could strengthen into a hurricane headed for the United States.

  • France to ban glyphosate weedkiller by 2022, develop alternative

    France to ban glyphosate weedkiller by 2022, develop alternative

    Public: 10/5/2017 1:24:30 PM

    France has decided to set 2022 as a deadline to phase out the use of glyphosate, the controversial active ingredient in one of the world’s most widely used weedkillers, the Government said on September 25th.

  • Cuba, Bolivia, remembering

    Cuba, Bolivia, remembering "Che" 50 years after death

    Public: 10/4/2017 9:44:35 PM

    A half-century after his death, Ernesto "Che" Guevara will be remembered in ceremonies next week in Cuba and in Bolivia, whose CIA-trained troops sent shockwaves around the world when they executed the Cold War revolutionary icon in 1967.

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