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BANGKOK (Reuters) - A bomb blast at a hospital in the Thai capital, Bangkok, wounded 24 people on Monday, on the third anniversary of a 2014 military coup....
Theunis Botha has shot his last elephant. The South African big-game hunter was killed in Zimbabwe Friday when the hunting party he was leading blundered into a herd of elephants that included calves and pregnant...
MANILA (Reuters) - Talks last week between leaders of China and the Philippines were frank and friendly, with no threats or bullying, Manila's foreign minister said on Monday, after his president said he was warned of...
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela possesses 5,000 Russian-made MANPADS surface-to-air weapons, according to a military document reviewed by Reuters, the largest known stockpile in Latin America and a source of concern for...
RIYADH (Reuters) - After an exhausting two days in Saudi Arabia, U.S. President Donald Trump travels to Israel on Monday, attempting to revive the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process with visits to Jerusalem and...
North Korea ups the ballistic ante, another dead protestor in Venezuela, and three Everest climbers perish....
Three climbers died on Everest over the weekend and another is missing, officials confirmed Monday, in one of the deadliest episodes on the peak since an avalanche swept through base camp killing 18 two years ago....
Despite the joy of helping seal Real Madrid's 33rd La Liga title on Sunday, Cristiano Ronaldo slammed his treatment by the media, saying he is not "the devil" he is made out to be....
A young demonstrator has died from a gunshot wound to the chest, raising to 48 the number of people killed in seven weeks of protests against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, officials said Sunday....
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into Russia's interference with the...

World

Tories under pressure over social care funding, ahead of manifestos from Greens, and in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland Labour pledges to abolish tuition fees as early as autumn 2017 Greens to unveil plans for...
The Gostiny Dvor shopping and exhibition centre hosts the 15th Viennese Ball charity event in Moscow, which is is reminiscent of a Tsarist era ballroom dancing that was absent from Russian life during the communist...
On the eve of the third season of his freewheeling Coen brothers spin-off, the superstar showrunner talks us through his ‘20-year overnight success’ Confidence doesn’t seem to be something that Hollywood’s...
Our writers take stock after the Premier League season, naming their best player, finest goal, most enteratining match, biggest gripe and much more Daniel Taylor: N’Golo Kanté. If he can keep Cesc...

Africa

NEW DELHI, May 22 (Reuters) - Africa will see a lift-off in economic growth this year and next on the back of a rebound in global commodity prices, an annual report predicted on Monday. The African Economic Outlook,...
AFRICA is well on track to be a $3trillion (R39.63trln) economy by 2030 through economies of nineteen countries that are expected to grow more than 5percent in the process. A latest report by professional services firm...
Here are ten top facts about Africa's WHO candidate. 1. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has held two ministerial portfolios in Ethiopia – Health (2005 – 2012) and Foreign Affairs (2012 – 2016). 2. He has by far...
A white coffin carries the remains of Karabo Mokoena. Her friends and family have gathered to say an untimely goodbye to their loved one. She was found dead, burnt beyond recognition and buried in a shallow grave in a...

Asia

Goldman Sachs is hiring people in Asia to expand its quantitative investment products and other synthetic products and “fill in” other parts of its Asia Pacific equities business after cuts last year, a person...
Chinese officials will detail their growing ambitions in Antarctica on Monday as Beijing hosts a meeting of nations that oversee management of the polar region amid concerns over its susceptibility to climate change....
The government is planning to distribute 200,000 hectares of farmland to farmer-beneficiaries this year as part of the socioeconomic reform agenda of the peace talks with communist rebels, a member of the government...
For more than an hour on Monday, members of the House of Representatives independent minority discussed with a 'pale and thinner' Senator Leila de Lima various current issues, including President Rodrigo Duterte's stand...

Canada

“I don't know who the people are that would put us into a NAFTA, which was so one-sided. … Wilbur [Ross, the secretary of commerce] will tell you that, you know, like, at the court in Canada , we always lose....
A total of 18 CHL graduates represented Canada in the tournament while an additional eight CHL players also earned medals including three gold medalists with Team Sweden and five bronze medalists with Team Russia....
The tattoo was done by artist Patrick O'Neil at Toronto's Chronic Ink. Jess says she got the tattoo to show off her Canadian pride. She told HuffPost Canada in a message that her parents immigrated from China to...
A college student has startling video of a sea lion snatching a girl off a dock and yanking her into the water on Canada's West Coast. It happened Saturday in Richmond, a Vancouver suburb. University student Michael...

Europe

Europe's hidden coasts: the Maremma, Italy. This stretch of southern Tuscany is chic but discreet – disappear into the dunes, discover beguiling coves and stay on rambling estates amid stunning scenery. More...
Sydney FC have parted ways with Filip Holosko after their marquee player for the past two seasons returned to Europe on Sunday ahead of the expiration of his contract next week. The 33-year-old Slovakian...
Battery-making gigafactories are about to arrive in Europe , challenging a lead Tesla Inc. is building at a plant in Nevada and opening the way for a quicker shift toward green power for both cars and utilities. German...
The Florentine "scrapper" ("rotomatore," his hometown moniker) is a passionate European with intellect and political heft that will balance out the French-German debate about Europe and its relations...

Global Development

France’s Anticorruption Reforms After years of criticism for failing to prosecute foreign bribery , France adopted a new anticorruption law that will force companies doing business on its soil...
Brazil’s Plane Maker Fined in Bribery Case Spanning Five Continents Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer will pay $205 million to U.S. authorities, including $20 million for Brazil, for...
The Brazilian Federal Revenue Secretariat (SRF) has some good news to cheer: a big haul of fines and taxes from assets held offshore by Brazilians. The deadline for filing under Brazil’s equivalent of the Offshore...
Last June, Mexico elected new governors in twelve of its thirty-one states. As millions of voters went to the urns, corruption was a top concern (along with insecurity). Eight states saw the incumbent party kicked out;...

Latin America

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian hardliners indignant at President Hassan Rouhani's re-election vowed on Sunday to press their conservative agenda, with some saying his caustic campaign trail attacks...
DENVER (AP) — A mother of two children who sought sanctuary at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities has been granted a temporary stay from deportation....
South Africa risks becoming a "mafia state", Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa warned Sunday, calling for a corruption probe at the top as he stepped up criticism of President Jacob Zuma. Ramaphosa is one of the main...

Middle East

Researchers at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) suggest that the Middle East could go fully renewable by 2030. The detailed study includes measures to ween the regions off their most lucrative commodity –...
Greenblatt now has some new real estate — he works out of the Old Executive Office Building, across the street from the White House — and a new negotiation to oversee: He serves as the president's lead envoy in...
National Iranian American Council President Trita Parsi discusses U.S. policies for the Middle East and weighs in on President Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia. Parsi speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source:...
US President Donald Trump is visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories, as he continues his Middle East trip. He flies in from Saudi Arabia, a key US ally, where he gave a speech to Arab and Muslim leaders at a...

Oceania

Uluru, Matilda, Emperor and the names of famous Antarctic explorers were among the names suggested, along with something a little more tongue-twisting with Acacia pycnantha – the scientific name for Australia's...
The Arctic is the fastest-warming place on our overheated planet, but so far, its polar opposite has managed to stay pretty cool. Why is Antarctica warming so slowly compared with the Arctic? The answer is complicated,...
A NEW cruise ship will be sailing the waters of the Southern Sea in the 2019-20 cruise season, when a vessel, purpose-built for Aurora Expeditions, cruises through its first season. The ship features an inverted-bow...
A Dubai firm's dream of towing icebergs from Australia's remote sub- Antarctic waters to the Arabian Peninsula could face titanic obstacles. The National Adviser Bureau Limited plans to harvest icebergs in the...