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  • Iran says it will destroy any aggressor
    on 22 September 2019 at 03:39

    Iran will pursue any aggressor, even if it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran. […]

  • Saudi Arabia tells Japan's biggest refiner about possible shipment change: Nikkei
    on 22 September 2019 at 03:39

    Saudi state oil firm Aramco has told Japanese refiner JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy about a possible change in shipment, raising concern about the kingdom's ability to supply crude oil a week after attacks on its refineries, the Nikkei Asian Review reported. […]

  • Hong Kong braces for airport protest after night of violent clashes
    on 22 September 2019 at 01:25

    Hong Kong announced new curbs on rail travel on Sunday ahead of the latest in a series of planned protests targeting the airport after a night of widespread violent street clashes in the Chinese-ruled territory. […]

  • Colombia's Duque seeks international sanctions on Venezuela to protect region
    on 22 September 2019 at 00:32

    Colombian President Ivan Duque called on Saturday for coordinated international sanctions targeting Venezuela to help stop President Nicolas Maduro's support for Colombian rebels and drug traffickers from destabilizing Latin America. […]

  • Inside Saudi Arabia's response to a raid on the heart of the oil kingdom
    on 22 September 2019 at 00:13

    Saudi Arabia's newly appointed energy minister was in London when he learned in the middle of the night of the largest-ever attack on the kingdom’s oil infrastructure. […]

  • Battered Trudeau gets brief reprieve amid Canada blackface scandal
    on 22 September 2019 at 00:11

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got his first day out of the spotlight on Saturday after being hammered for images showing him in blackface, which have threatened to derail his re-election campaign. […]

  • U.S., Honduras discuss temporary work opportunities for Hondurans
    on 21 September 2019 at 23:54

    The United States and Honduras are discussing how to increase temporary legal employment opportunities for Hondurans in the United States, as the governments work to hammer out details of an immigration agreement. […]

  • United States sending troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack
    on 21 September 2019 at 23:06

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday approved sending American troops to bolster Saudi Arabia's air and missile defenses after the largest-ever attack on the kingdom's oil facilities, which Washington has squarely blamed on Iran. […]

  • Lorena weakens to a tropical storm as it nears mainland Mexico
    on 21 September 2019 at 21:47

    Hurricane Lorena weakened to a tropical storm as it approached northwestern Mexico on Saturday, bringing with it heavy wind and rain, U.S. forecasters said. […]

  • UK Labour deputy leader survives bid to oust him over Brexit
    on 21 September 2019 at 21:38

    The deputy leader of Britain's Labour Party survived an attempt to oust him over Brexit on Saturday after party chief Jeremy Corbyn moved to defuse a row that threatened to overshadow the party's bid to show it was ready for power. […]

  • Biden urges investigation into Trump Ukraine call
    on 21 September 2019 at 21:30

    Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Saturday called for an investigation into reports that President Donald Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Biden and his son. […]

  • Paris draws new climate rally; police vie with 'yellow vests', 'black blocs'
    on 21 September 2019 at 21:18

    Climate protesters marched through Paris for a second day on Saturday in a rally that saw sporadic clashes between masked demonstrators and police who also broke up "yellow vest" groups trying to stage unauthorized gatherings in the capital. […]

  • UK Conservatives hold significant lead over Labour: poll
    on 21 September 2019 at 20:15

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative party has a 15 percentage-point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to a poll published on Saturday, ahead of a possible national election aimed at breaking the impasse over Brexit. […]

  • Ethiopia says it detains suspected Islamist militants planning attacks
    on 21 September 2019 at 19:35

    Ethiopia said on Saturday it had arrested an unspecified number of Islamist militant members of the Somali group al Shabaab and Islamic State who were planning to carry out attacks in the country on various targets including hotels. […]

  • Stacks of cash shown at trial of Sudan's toppled leader Bashir
    on 21 September 2019 at 19:28

    Stacks of cash piled high were shown as evidence on Saturday against ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir at his trial on charges of possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption. […]

  • Magnitude 5.6 earthquake rocks buildings in Albania
    on 21 September 2019 at 19:19

    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 and an aftershock only slightly weaker shook the Albanian port town of Durres on Saturday, rocking buildings there and in the capital Tirana and sending residents rushing into the streets and parks for safety. […]

  • Hong Kong protests turn to violent clashes in multiple towns
    on 21 September 2019 at 18:19

    Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters on Saturday after pro-China groups pulled down some of the "Lennon Walls" of anti-government messages posted in the Chinese-ruled city in more than three months of unrest. […]

  • After strikes, youth climate activists keep pressure on leaders
    on 21 September 2019 at 18:16

    Young climate change activists delivered a strong message to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday: If elected officials do not take strong actions to combat climate change, they will be voted out of office. […]

  • Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action
    on 21 September 2019 at 18:16

    Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. […]

  • In tech 'awakening,' U.S. workers at Google, Amazon join climate protests
    on 21 September 2019 at 17:24

    Hundreds of workers from Google, Amazon and other technology companies on Friday joined climate-change marches in San Francisco and Seattle, saying their employers had been too slow to tackle global warming and needed to take more drastic action. […]