Ex-Trump aide admits rigging online polls for U.S. president — Report
Michael Cohen says he paid a firm to manipulate online polling data.
Brazilian president signs decree easing gun restrictions
About 330,000 civilians in Brazil have been legally registered to each have a gun.
269 civilians killed by landmines in Ukraine conflict
About 564 people were injured after stepping on landmines in the conflict-hit area, the ministry said.
Saudi teen who fled family welcomed as ‘brave’ in Canada
The women fled after renouncing Islam.
I’ll cancel my planned Davos trip if shutdown continues – Trump
The shutdown is in its 20th day.
UK government accepts alternative plan demand if May’s deal is rejected
The parliament voted on Wednesday for an amendment asking government to set out plan B within three days.
Suspected weapons supplier for 2015 Paris attacks arrested in Belgium
The attacks killed 130 people.
Forget fantasy Brexit, UK tells lawmakers as crucial deal debate begins
The British parliament on Wednesday resumes debating the deal ahead of next week’s vote.
Macedonian parliament begins final debate on name change
Greece claims the name Macedonia and its historic legacy for its ancient northern province.
U.S. force withdrawal from Syria will not affect IS fight – Pompeo
President Donald Trump in December announced the withdrawal of the 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria.
Iran to work with partners to neutralise U.S. sanctions
The U.S. has re-imposed sanctions on Iran following its exit from the landmark Iranian nuclear deal in May 2018.
France to toughen sanctions on ‘undeclared’ protests
Protesters will have to pay for damaged property in new sanctions, an official says.
Britain to demolish home of poisoned former Russian Double Agent
The experts will remove the roof before dismantling the house inside a sealed structure over the next four months.
Tight security ahead of annual religious procession in Philippines – Police
Almost 2,500 police officers were stationed at the park where devotees converged.
20 primary school pupils injured in Beijing attack
Attacks against school children happen fairly frequently in China
Trump to travel to U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday – White House
Democrats in Congress have kicked against building a wall on U.S border with Mexico, calling it “immoral.”
Confusion as Malaysia king abdicates throne after marrying Russian
The Sultan ruled for slightly more than two years.
Suspect arrested over deadly stabbing on London-bound train
The 51-year-old man was knifed on the train in front of his son
Pope Francis criticises U.S. bishops over abuse scandal, demands unity
The pope says the bishops had “concentrated more on pointing fingers than on seeking paths of reconciliation.”
Saudi demands death sentence against five suspects in Khashoggi case
The journalists was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey last October.