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US Secretary of State John Kerry accuses Israeli right of sabotaging peace processSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 7:50:05 am

US Secretary of State John Kerry dismissed the idea that more Arab states would strike peace deals with Israel without any moves towards an agreement with the Palestinians.

Poverty, prejudice drive more women to join Boko Haram militantsSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 7:45:10 am

Female members are almost as likely as men to be deployed as fighters in Boko Haram.

California fire: 33 dead, more victims feared in Oakland warehouse incidentSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 7:39:29 am

Mayor Libby Schaaf said the Alameda County District Attorney's Office activated its criminal investigation team at the fire scene.

In fear after attacks, gay Bangladeshis retreat into closet and flee abroadSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 7:38:48 am

More than 700 LGBT people from around the world convened in Bangkok last week for a conference organised by the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA).

Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss ‘bad’ Iran deal with Donald Trump, John Kerry stresses settlementsSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 7:33:24 am

During the US election campaign, Trump, a Republican, called last year's nuclear pact a "disaster" and "the worst deal ever negotiated"

Most foreign firms owning London property are registered in tax havens: ReportSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 7:08:45 am

The anti-corruption group Transparency International has long campaigned for greater openness and its UK Head of Advocacy Rachel Davies said Britons needed to have access to more information.

California warehouse fire death toll climbs to 33, and includes teensSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 6:15:24 am

The death toll from a fire that tore through a warehouse hosting a late-night dance party climbed to 33 as firefighters painstakingly combed through rubble for others believed to still be missing

US, China, EU, others fail to reach environmental goods dealSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 6:02:32 am

Forty-six countries including the US, China and European Union nations failed to agree on a list of "environmental goods" that could be targeted for lower tariffs.

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announces surprise resignationSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 5:43:10 am

PM Key unexpectedly announced his resignation on Monday, saying it was the "right time" to leave politics

Italy Prime Minister Renzi says he will resign following referendum defeatSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 5:34:49 am

"The experience of my government ends here," Renzi said in a televised address to the nation

Mike Pence downplays significance of Donald Trump’s call with Taiwan presidentSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 5:25:23 am

China blamed Taiwan for the call, but also lodged a diplomatic protest with the US, saying the "one China" policy was the bedrock of relations between China and the US

New Austrian President parties after ‘very, very, very long’ campaignSign in to Read

December 5, 2016 5:17:30 am

Austrians are glad to put behind them the comedy of errors that meant the election dragged on for almost a year, prompting some media to label the country a "banana republic"