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Alabama rape victim speaks out against anti-abortion bill

Victims of rape shares their story of abortion and what impact it could have had on them if they weren’t able to rid of their pregnancies.

Fifth Guatemalan child dies in US immigration custody

The boy fell sick and was given treatment before being found dead by Border Patrol agents.

‘.Amazon’ gives e-commerce giant its own internet domain

Brazil is not in favour of the move saying its inseparable semantic relation to the Amazon forest, that domain should not be the monopoly of a company.

US eases some restrictions on Huawei to keep networks operating

The temporary ease of trade restrictions is so that Huawei can maintain existing networks and provide software updates to smartphones.

US will respond with ‘great force’ if Iran attacks interests

President Trump warns Iran not to do anything to harm US interests in the Middle East or there will be consequences.

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records

The judge hearing the appeal states that the committee has shown it is not engaging in a pure fishing expedition for the president’s financial records.

China has more to offer than US, top Philippine diplomat says

Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary says President Rodrigo Duterte prefers China’s offer of loans and investments over the US's murkier stance.

US warship sails in disputed S.China Sea amid trade tensions

The busy waterway is one of a growing number of flashpoints in the US-China relationship, which also include a trade war, US sanctions and Taiwan.

If Tehran attacks, it will be ‘official end of Iran’, says...

Tensions between Washington and Tehran have been rising over recent weeks.

US ambassador to China visiting Tibet this week

The visit comes as tensions have been running high between the US and China over trade.

Trump calls pro-impeachment Republican ‘total lightweight’

Trump calls Amash 'a loser who sadly plays right into our opponents hands!'

Thousands expected to protest Alabama abortion law

The US’s largest human rights organisation, ACLU, says it will file suit against Alabama's law as unconstitutional.

US holds Iran scientist ‘hostage’ for seven months

Soleimani was detained as soon as he landed at Chicago airport, his visa was then cancelled and transferred to Dayton prison in Atlanta.

Huawei will not bow to US pressure

Huawei CEO says the company have made preparations on how to handle the ban handed by Washington.

‘Now our watch is ended’: History-making ‘Game of Thrones’ wraps

The blood-spattered tale of noble families vying for the Iron Throne has just one episode to go and buzz is at fever pitch.

Trump says ‘Pro-Life’ but favours exceptions for rape, incest

Trump won his presidency by promising to appoint anti-abortion judges to the Supreme Court.

Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran’s...

Saudi Arabia will do what they can to avoid war, but is ready to respond if Iran decides on conflict.

China’s top diplomat calls for US restraint on trade, Iran

China's senior diplomat Wang Yi says China is still willing to resolve differences through negotiations, but they should be on an equal footing.

Canada: Full steam ahead on ratifying trade pact

Section 232 tariffs imposed by the US in 2018 is the main reason Canada was reluctant to ratify the USMCA trade pact.

Amazon buys US rights for Cannes hit ‘Les Miserables’

Les Miserables follows the early life of a policeman whose friends introduce him to the nuances of this city on the outskirts of Paris.

Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war

Iran is not interested in going to war and they don’t see anyone being able to confront them in the region.

Gasoline shortages hit Caracas as US sanctions pinch supplies

Fuel shortages are now commonplace in the Venezuelan countryside as US sanctions have cut off Venezuela’s imports of American gasoline.

US embassy issues Indonesia security alert ahead of election results

Indonesian authorities are heightening security ahead of the announcement of the official result of the election.

Why US is targeting Iran

US targeting of Iran is a grave travesty of justice as the UN’s nuclear inspection agency has reiterated that Iran has complied with the nuclear deal.