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Daily Mail pays Melania Trump damages over escort claim

Britain's Daily Mail newspaper on Wednesday apologised to US First Lady Melania Trump and agreed to pay her damages over an article that included allegations that she worked as an escort in the 1990s...

Updated : 2017.04.12 20:52

[Graphic News] Italy named healthiest country in world

Italy has been ranked the healthiest country in the world according to the Bloomberg Global Health Index of 163 countries. Iceland, Switzerland, Singapore and Australia rounded out the top five heal...

Updated : 2017.04.12 18:23

Xi urges peaceful resolution of N. Korea tensions in Trump call

Chinese leader Xi Jinping has urged Donald Trump to peacefully resolve tensions over North Korea’s nuclear programme, as the US president touted the power of a naval “armada” steaming towards the ...

Updated : 2017.04.12 17:24

[Graphic News] Average Korean has 500 cups of coffee

On average, South Koreans drank 500 cups per person last year. The coffee consumption is estimated to have reached about 25.05 billion cups in 2016, up 25 percent from 10 years ago, according to ind...

Updated : 2017.04.11 18:10

Canada snow slide kills five Koreans

Five climbers from South Korea fell to their deaths from a snow ledge that gave way near Vancouver, police said Sunday. Weather conditions in the area, north of Vancouver, have been harsh and unstab...

Updated : 2017.04.10 13:48

Stockholm suspect was failed asylum-seeker; 2nd man arrested

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- The Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan was a rejected asylum-seeker who eluded authorities' attempts to deport him by giving police a wrong address, Swedish police said ...

Updated : 2017.04.09 21:44

Polish PM vows aid to survivors of apartment collapse

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's prime minister has vowed to provide financial and other aid to the survivors of an apartment building collapse that left six people dead and four injured. Rescuers an...

Updated : 2017.04.09 20:45

Church bombing north of Egypt's capital kills 25

CAIRO (AP) -- A bomb exploded in a church north of Cairo that was packed with Palm Sunday worshippers, killing at least 25 people and wounding 71 others, officials said. The attack in the Nile Delta...

Updated : 2017.04.09 20:19

Netanyahu says Israel committed to treating Syrian war wounded

JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Israel remained committed to treating war wounded from Syria and reaffirmed his support for last week's US air strike in the neig...

Updated : 2017.04.09 20:11

[Newsmaker] Gorsuch: Fierce defender of US Constitution

A brilliant conservative judge with a prestigious resume, Neil Gorsuch is a proponent of traditional values, a strict reading of the US Constitution and protections for the role of religion in Americ...

Updated : 2017.04.09 16:56

Sweden arrests man for 'terrorist crime' after truck attack

Sweden early Saturday arrested a man for a "terrorist crime" hours after a beer truck ploughed into a crowd outside a busy department store in central Stockholm, killing four and injuring 15. The ma...

Updated : 2017.04.08 17:02

Airstrikes on Syria might also send message to North Korea

The US airstrikes this week were aimed at a Syrian air base, but almost certainly got the attention of another adversary -- North Korea. Heading into the first talks between President Donald Trump a...

Updated : 2017.04.08 15:13

US strikes win global praise -- but ratchet up Russia tension

The United States vowed Friday to keep the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of missile strikes from US ships, despite the prospect of escalating Russian ill will that could further ...

Updated : 2017.04.08 12:26

Trump drops China bashing during warm Xi summit

US President Donald Trump ditched his trademark anti-China bombast, hailing an "outstanding" relationship with counterpart Xi Jinping at the end of a superpower summit Friday overshadowed by events i...

Updated : 2017.04.08 11:51

Trump, Xi showdown fails to materialize at Mar-a-Lago

What was billed as a showdown between the leaders of the United States and China over trade and North Korea ended with little sign of confrontation Friday - or of concrete progress in resolving their...

Updated : 2017.04.08 10:29