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NASA astronauts achieve milestone with historic all-female spacewalk - 10/18/2019

WASHINGTON, dpa correspondents (dpa)- NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history Friday by conducting the first all-female spacewalk to repair part of the International Space...

EU leaders talks on western Balkans accession end inconclusively - 10/18/2019

Berlin - By Ella Joyner, - Albania and North Macedonia were left waiting for news about their hopes to start European Union accession negotiations after EU leaders finished summit talks in Brussels...

Pakistan rolls out red carpet for British royal couple's visit - 10/14/2019

ISLAMABAD, Zia Khan and Qamar Zaman (dpa)– Prince William and his wife Kate arrived in Pakistan on Monday for the first trip by British royals to the country in more than a decade, officials said. A...

Former paralympic athlete in court over Extinction Rebellion protest - 10/13/2019

LONDON, dpa correspondents (dpa)- A former paralympic athlete who glued himself to a plane at London City Airport during Extinction Rebellion protests this week has pleaded not guilty to charges of...

Saudi Arabia: Iranian tanker in distress turned off tracking system - 10/13/2019

RIYADH (dpa)- Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that it was ready to help an Iranian oil tanker that was damaged in the Red Sea the day before but the vessel has switched off its tracking system. On...

Typhoon kills 19, causes flooding and landslides across Japan - 10/13/2019

Tokyo - By Takehiko Kambayashi, – Typhoon Hagibis wreaked havoc in wide areas of Japan, leaving at least 19 people dead and more than a dozen missing as record rains flooded rivers and triggered...

Cardinal Newman to become first Catholic English saint in centuries - 10/13/2019

Vatican City (dpa) - Cardinal John Henry Newman, a renowned 19th-century Anglican convert and leading Victorian intellectual, is set to become the first English Catholic saint of the post-Reformation...

Alleged al-Qaeda bomb-maker killed in Yemen in 2017, US confirms - 10/11/2019

WASHINGTON (dpa)- The United States has for the first time confirmed the death of a top al-Qaeda official accused of making bombs and coordinating terrorist attacks. Ibrahim al-Asiri was killed two...

Merkel vows action after attempted massacre at Halle synagogue - 10/11/2019

Halle, Germany (dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the country would do all it could to fight far-right extremism after officials revealed evidence on Thursday that an attack on a Halle...

Trump describes Democrats' impeachment probe as 'crusade' - 10/11/2019

Minneapolis (tca/dpa) - President Donald Trump on Thursday night painted House Democrats as "desperate" and cashing in an "insurance policy" by launching an impeachment inquiry in a last-ditch effort...
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