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  • Snow falls in Sahara for first time in over 37 years

    Snow falls in Sahara for first time in over 37 years

    Public: 12/21/2016 8:56:59 PM

    This might not be the first place you'd expect to find a festive snowy scene, but incredible images show the Sahara desert looking particularly chilly.

  • PM Abe eyes Russia visit early next year

    PM Abe eyes Russia visit early next year

    Public: 12/21/2016 2:26:47 PM

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday (Dec. 20th) he plans to visit Russia early next year to continue negotiations on the long-running territorial dispute over the four Japan-claimed islands off Hokkaido.

  • China returns underwater drone, US condemns

    China returns underwater drone, US condemns "unlawful" seizure

    Public: 12/21/2016 9:54:14 AM

    China has returned a U.S. underwater drone taken by one of its naval vessels in the disputed South China Sea last week after friendly talks with the United States, which reiterated its criticism of the "unlawful" seizure.

  • Kissinger: Trump could be a ‘very considerable president’

    Kissinger: Trump could be a ‘very considerable president’

    Public: 12/20/2016 9:04:05 PM

    Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says President-elect Donald Trump could go down as one of the most consequential presidents in history due to the radical shift he represents from the established world order.

  • World condemns assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey

    World condemns assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey

    Public: 12/20/2016 3:20:34 PM

    Condolences pour in for the Russian diplomat that was shot dead at Ankara art gallery late Monday (Dec. 19th).

  • Malaysia calls for ASEAN unity over South China Sea

    Malaysia calls for ASEAN unity over South China Sea

    Public: 12/20/2016 2:39:03 PM

    Malaysia’s Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein Sunday (Dec.18th) urged the Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN) to band together on the South China Sea issue so as to prevent major powers from dictating regional politics.

  • Electoral College confirms White House win for Mr. Trump

    Electoral College confirms White House win for Mr. Trump

    Public: 12/20/2016 11:06:41 AM

    America's Electoral College on Monday (Dec. 19th) confirmed Donald Trump's election as the 45th president of the United States.

  • Turkey policeman assassinates Russian envoy in Ankara

    Turkey policeman assassinates Russian envoy in Ankara

    Public: 12/20/2016 10:27:38 AM

    A Turkish policeman crying "Aleppo" and "Allahu Akbar" shot dead Russia's ambassador to Turkey in Ankara on Monday (Dec. 19th), prompting a vow from President Vladimir Putin to step up the fight against "terrorism."

  • Post-Impeachment South Korean Presidential race begins

    Post-Impeachment South Korean Presidential race begins

    Public: 12/19/2016 10:42:12 AM

    The impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has set off an early scramble among her potential successors, even before the final decision has been made to remove her from office.

  • Malaysia confirms its eighth Zika virus case

    Malaysia confirms its eighth Zika virus case

    Public: 12/19/2016 9:48:25 AM

    Malaysia confirmed an eighth Zika virus case on Sunday (Dec. 18th), involving a 67-year-old man who first showed symptoms in late November.

  • Trump: China should keep seized U.S. drone

    Trump: China should keep seized U.S. drone

    Public: 12/19/2016 9:29:05 AM

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump continued to take jabs at China on Twitter on Saturday (Dec. 17th) after Beijing agreed to give back an underwater U.S. drone it seized this week.

  • New Zealand appoints new PM

    New Zealand appoints new PM

    Public: 12/12/2016 2:28:46 PM

    New Zealand's National Party appointed Deputy Prime Minister Bill English as the country's new Prime Minister on Monday (Dec 12th) following last week's shock resignation of his predecessor John Key.

  • Trump questions 'one China policy' without Beijing concessions

    Trump questions 'one China policy' without Beijing concessions

    Public: 12/12/2016 2:20:17 PM

    President-elect Donald Trump questioned in an interview broadcast Sunday (Dec. 11th) whether the United States should continue its "one China policy" unless Beijing makes concessions on trade and other issues.

  • Cuba applauds EU ratification of Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement

    Cuba applauds EU ratification of Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement

    Public: 12/7/2016 10:11:57 PM

    Cuba on Tuesday (Dec. 6th) welcomed a decision by the European Union (EU) to ratify the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement (PDCA) between Brussels and Cuba, Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno said.

  • President-elect Trump lays out non-interventionist US military policy

    President-elect Trump lays out non-interventionist US military policy

    Public: 12/7/2016 4:51:16 PM

    President-elect Donald Trump laid out a U.S. military policy on Tuesday (Dec. 6th) that would avoid interventions in foreign conflicts and instead focus heavily on defeating Islamic State militancy.

  • Vladimir Putin makes Annual Address to Russian Federation Federal Assembly

    Vladimir Putin makes Annual Address to Russian Federation Federal Assembly

    Public: 12/3/2016 8:43:30 PM

    In his annual state-of-the-nation address, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the country is unified like never before and is fully capable of achieving its strategic economic and geopolitical goals.

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