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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visits the 6th Army Command, ahead of Lunar New Year, in Taoyuan
Taiwan takes dig at China's lack of democracy in new year message

Self-governed Taiwan is China's most sensitive issue and is claimed by Beijing as its sacred territory.

By REUTERS
04/02/2019
Pedestrians walk past a site where a vehicle ploughed into crowds celebrating New Year's Day
Vehicle rams into New Year's crowd in Tokyo, injuring at least nine

"I can't believe it, this is a place I'm familiar with, so it's very shocking," said Tatsuhiro Yaegashi, a 27-year-old worker in the area.

By REUTERS
01/01/2019
Forza Italia party leader Silvio Berlusconi casts his vote at a polling station in Milan, Italy.
Italy faces political gridlock as 5-Star surges in election

The full result is not due until much later on Monday.

By REUTERS
05/03/2018
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwe's Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule

The resignation letter written that was read out by the speaker of the country's parliament made no mention of who he was leaving in charge of the country.

By REUTERS
21/11/2017
Netanyahu Liberia
Netanyahu lands in Monrovia, reconciliation expected with Senegal

Netanyahu told reporters on his plane that the purpose of the visit was to strengthen Israel's rapidly growing ties with Africa.

04/06/2017
Bill O'Reilly vatican
Bill O'Reilly gets fired from Fox News, shakes hands with Pope

“After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill O’Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel,” the company said in a statement.

By REUTERS
19/04/2017
Valentine’s Day in Beirut
Hot off the Arab press 484976

What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.

By COMPILEDTHE MEDIA LINE
23/03/2017
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Hot off the Arab press 484350

What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.

By COMPILEDTHE MEDIA LINE
16/03/2017
Governor Chris Christie (L) and current candidate Donald Trump (R) wave from Trump's jet.
Analysis: Can Trump construct a new world order?

For its part, Israel should be cognizant of the fact that a Trump administration will be capable of radical change in global affairs.

French police forces and forensic officers stand next to a truck July 15, 2016 that ran into a crowd
Terror wave targeting Europe 'has not reached its peak,' security expert warns

Attack appears to be the work of a lone wolf or local cell, experts say; An EU-wide counter-terror organization is needed, though lone attackers are very difficult to stop.

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