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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved a constitutional reform package, paving the way for a referendum on increasing powers to the presidency. The vote is officially set to take place on April 16.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has refused to reinstate President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. The government is expected to appeal the latest ruling.
The Louvre attacker, identified as Abdullah Reda El-Hemami, has reportedly refused to speak to investigators on Sunday and remained silent during questioning
“I can, we can defeat cancer” is this year’s theme on World Cancer Day. In many African countries there is still a lack of awareness and treatment methods, but the number of people affected is on the rise.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has reassured Japan on Washington’s commitment to a defense treaty with Tokyo.
Police have sealed off the area around the Louvre in Paris. The area is being evacuated.
Prime minister Trudeau has called the shooting in the eastern Canadian city a “terrorist attack.” The gunmen, whose motive remains unknown, opened fire during evening prayers.
Two UN migration agencies have called on the US to continue helping people fleeing war and persecution.
Serena Williams has won a 23rd grand slam title, beating her sister Venus at the Australian Open final
UK Prime Minister May is meeting with Turkish leaders in Ankara to discuss trade and security, a day after talks with the new US president. Her visit comes as the UK seeks to strengthen its hand in Brexit negotiations
Civil rights groups have branded the executive order as inhumane, but discriminating based on religion may not be outlawed.
More than 30 people have been killed after a passenger train derailed in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
Security forces have managed to separate rival drug gangs at Alacuz prison near Natal. The facility has seen a week of violent rioting that has killed dozens
Turkey’s parliament has narrowly approved a controversial constitutional reform package, which aims to empower the office of the presidency. The parliamentary approval paves the way for a referendum on the measures.
New US President Donald Trump has begun his term in office by signing measures to undermine his predecessor’s legacy. His assumption of power has meanwhile triggered protests at home and far abroad.
The former Marine general easily secured enough votes to become US President Donald Trump’s defense secretary.
Whether protesting or showing support, the unique nature of Donald Trump’s rise to the presidency was the driving force for people to attend his inauguration.
Donald Trump has been sworn in as US president.
After days of crisis talks and a miltary incursion, Yahya Jammeh has finally ceded power.
Turkey has softened its stance towards Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over reaching a settlement to end the conflict.
The 17-story Plasco building in central Tehran has collapsed after a fire engulfed its top floors. Although the building was evacuated, dozens of emergency responders are feared trapped under the rubble.
US president Barack Obama gave his final press conference, making comments on Israel and Palestine. He also reviewed press freedom and his last decisions taken in office
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has called on the US to clarify its foreign policy agenda.