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North Korean Olympics delegation includes diplomats specialising in nuclear issues – Reports

The diplomats also specialise in U.S. relations.

President Recep Erdogan

Turkey summons Dutch envoy, ‘firecely’ condenms Armenia genocide vote

The Dutch government said it would continue to discuss “the question of the Armenian genocide.”

UNICEF Building in Geneva

UNICEF chief resigns amid claims of inappropriate behaviour

The senior official acted inappropriately towards female staff during his time working at children’s charity Save the Children before he joined UNICEF

Fewer EU citizens head to Britain as impact of Brexit begins to bite

Britain quit EU in 2016

Suicide attacker targets U.S.

The attacker has not been identified yet.

Israeli intelligence helped stop 2017 Australia terror plot to blow up plane

Both countries have confirmed the claim.

Libya removed from terror-financing watch list

“The approval also positively reflects the reputation of the Libyan state…”

Trump mourns evangelist Billy Graham, says ‘There was nobody like him’

Mr. Graham died at his home in Montreal, North Carolina on Wednesday morning

Indian reportedly chews off snake’s head after snakebite

Doctors described the situation as weird.

Over 15 polling stations to open in Israel for Russian presidential poll

In 2016, there were 13 polling stations across Israel.

Two lawyers killed in court shooting in Pakistan

This is the second incident of firing in less than a month at the court.

Iran finds wreckage of crashed plane

No one of the 65 people on board is expected to have survived.

President Donald Trump

Trump ranks worst U.S. President in poll

Coming in first place, according to the survey, is Abraham Lincoln.

Donald Trump

Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks

The bill will ensure that states and federal agencies comply with existing law on reporting criminal history records to the national background check system

Search continues for missing Iranian plane; no wreckage found yet

Iran has asked European countries and China to help the search operation with their satellite imagery.

Roland Hauwermeiren

Oxfam says Haiti director admitted using prostitutes

The charity has released a 2011 report into the Haiti incident.

Court to decide on fate of diesel cars in Germany

Local courts have approved some ban on diesel cars.

Donald Trump

Trump blasts Oprah over CBS 60 minutes episode

“Hope Oprah runs so she can be exposed and defeated just like all of the others!”

All 65 passengers die in Iran plane crash

The plane crashed near the town of Semirom after taking off from Tehran’s Mehrabad airport

Vatican Pope New Bishops

Pope Francis reactivates Vatican panel against child sex abuse

The panel is tasked with looking into prevention and care for the victims of child sex abuse in the Catholic Church

Crocodiles

Aussie farmer who killed 100-year-old crocodile fined $8,000

Crocodiles are protected animals in Australia.

Australia’s deputy PM hits back at boss, calling affair criticism “inept”

Prime Minister Turnbull has banned sex between ministers and their staff.

Donald Trump

Trump describes Florida school gunman as ‘mentally disturbed’

Nicholas Cruz embarked on shooting spree at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida where he had been expelled, killing 17 people.

India on map

One dies as massive fire breaks out in industrial building in India

The incident came after 14 people were killed in a fire at a trendy rooftop pub in Mumbai’s Kamala Mills complex in December 2017

Scientists in Sweden find new tool to fight cancer

The hope is that the new principle can be extended to treat cancer in humans.