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What Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline will mean for B.C.'s coast

Trudeau meets Edmonton officer injured in attack, praises his ‘exemplary’ actions

Sexual-orientation and gender-identity battle grips B.C. schools​

Whale researchers meet in Halifax to sound alarm about species decline

Conrad Black: Quebec is now the beacon of astute economic policy in this country

Trump Defends Frequent Twitter Bickering with US Officials

Hurricane Irma cost Florida 127K jobs, but most will return

Senior White House official says 'no imminent plans' for Mideast peace proposal

Trump Expands Edict, Lures Retired Military Pilots with Cash

Five Ex-US Presidents Attend Hurricane Relief Concert

Iraq, Saudi Arabia Relations Vital for Collective Security - Tillerson

Global Investors Chase Safety, Yield in U.S. Bonds

Trump Plan for Coal, Nuclear Power Draws Fire From Environmental, Oil Groups

Venezuela's ANC Calls for Opposition Governors to Take Oath

IAHRC Demands Answers on Colombia Campesino, Activist Deaths

Colombian President Santos Promises to Fight Crime in Tumaco

Colombia: 10 Arrested for Abusing Disabled Children

Former FARC Members Arrive in Ecuador for Talks with ELN

Peru: Rising Economy Attracting Investors

Use of Smart TV with Internet has Tripled in Peruvian Households

Brazil: Lula Tells Judge Moro To 'Donate' Properties to MTST

Brazil's Homeless Workers Stage Mass Occupation

35 Million-Strong Stike Against Temer’s Neoliberal Reforms Brings Brazil to a Halt

Environmentalists Slam Brazil's Deforestation Fine Discounts

At Brazil seaside, Italy fugitive awaits court ruling

Argentines Head to the Polls to Test Macri's Reforms

Jellyfish major source of food of Falklands’ black browed albatrosses, says scientific research

Chilean diplomat who saved over 1,200 Jews honored as Righteous Gentile

Oceana lauds SPRFMO decision to increase jack mackerel quota in 2018

Uruguay passes Gender Equality Law for Congress

Exit Polls: Japan Abe's Coalition Set to Win Snap Vote

CDP garners support in lower house vote with call to fight political 'power game': Edano

Maehara, leader of fragmented DP, says he takes election results seriously

Typhoon brings heavy rain to western Japan, approaches Tokyo

Japan's Shinzo Abe wins resounding election victory

N. Korea
North Korea has been threatening an aboveground nuclear detonation — here's how it could go down

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says he would travel to North Korea on a diplomatic mission

S. Korea
THAAD battery in S. Korea fully integrated into US air defenses – statement

Korean companies to build dam in west of Iran

South Korean army reveals plan to develop 'Frankenmissile' targeting North Korea

Biggest US Warship in Asia Enters South Korean Port as Tensions With DPRK Soar

Korea's cultural exports rose by 23.5% in Jan. - July this year

S. Korea and U.S. nuclear envoys emphasize coordination over North Korea

Chinese Propaganda Battles Pop Culture for Young Hearts, Minds

Foreign investors express confidence in Chinese market

China reaffirms opposition to Dalai Lama's visits to foreign countries

Mining suspended in NE China nature reserves

China Says Needs to Create Jobs For 15 million People Every Year

Tesla to Build Factory in China

China's Dandong holds drill to prepare against radiation from N. Korean nuclear tests

​Taiwan puts a lot of effort into attracting tourists from Vietnam

State universities, colleges to get P120 M for upgrade

Phl won’t accept EU grants for Marawi

Palace: Up to DOJ to probe Trillanes for treason

Paolo exits; new cyclone seen east of Phl

790 killings in the Philippines in 30 days

Interest groups weaken fake fertiliser crackdown: meeting

Work towards a stable financial system, PM tells APEC

HCM Citys first metro tunnel to be competed by end of October

APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting organized in central Vietnam

Clear education buffer zone or close by December, entertainment venues told

Visit Lao Year set to launch Saturday at That Luang Festival

RID: Critical water situation in Chao Phraya river is over

78 horses undergo gruelling training for royal procession

Defiant Cambodia Daily is down but not out

Amanah passes motion to submit 3 bills to tackle racism, prejudice and takfiri

Tanjung Bungah landslide: Ministry says developer’s application was rejected

11 dead in Malaysian construction site landslide

Indonesia, Singapore should encourage conflicting parties to solve South China Sea dispute

Indonesia Seeks Answers as General Denied Entry to US

US ambassador apologizes for incovenience to Indonesian military chief

Indonesia demands explanation after us refuses entry to military chief

Tackling Refugee Crisis: WB mission starts assessing needs

India, Bangladesh resolve to fight terror together

GST rate structure needs complete overhauling: Adhia

Bihar govt asks ED to seize assets of Maoist leaders

Increasing militant attacks in Kashmir belies govt claim on forces' success

UP govt mulling merging Shia, Sunni Waqf boards

Yogi Adityanath faces tough civic polls test in UP

Terrorists gun down woman in south Kashmir: Police

Ports modernisation blue print ready; Rs 90,000 crore expansion projects

Middle East
Joint military operation out of question, Pakistan will tell Tillerson

After Nawaz, it's time for Zardari's 'wicket' to fall: Imran

Pakistan doesn't want arms race in South Asia: Farukh Amil

MQM-P lawmakers will resign if threats to switch parties don't stop: Sattar

China fears envoy in Pak might be attacked; asks more security

Sharif brothers tried to assassinate me twice: Zardari

Taliban attack wipes out almost entire Afghan army base

105 families affected by earthquake in Chon-Alai district build houses

Kyrgyzstanis included in top three most unabiding foreigners in Moscow

Armenian official lauds peaceful co-existence of Iranian people

MP: No other way to resolve Karabakh conflict but through Madrid principles

Chief of General Staff of Azerbaijani Armed Forces to attend conference on countering extremist organizations in Washington

Head of EU Delegation to Azerbaijan: Baku again proved to be a capital of tolerance

Baghdad stresses development of trade ties with Tehran

Iran urges more humanitarian supplies for Myanmar refugees

Germany resumes advisory mission in Iraq

Iraq's KRG slams attack on Iran’s consulate in Erbil

Tillerson demands Iranian militias leave Iraq

Karabakh: Syrian Refugees Flee One War Zone for Another

US 'wiped Raqqa off Earth' - Russia

US-allied forces capture Syria's largest oil field from terror group Isis

Indonesia, Turkey agree to set up high-level strategic council

Turkish army ‘neutralizes’ 44 PKK militants in one week

Turkey waiting for US to extradite Gülen: Justice minister

Machnouk says Aoun is more open and understanding

Geagea from Australia: Situation in Lebanon not good

Rahi from Salt Lake City: Muslims, Christians should stay in Levant so it does not become a land for terrorists

Saudi Arabia denies report of diplomatic visit to Israel

Netanyahu seeks to lower threshold votes for Knesset entry — report

Israel arrests 15 right-wing extremists

Taking stock of Palestinian unity pact, White House says peace will take time

King pledges full support for Egypt as terror hits anew

Kuwait installs new screening machine at S. border crossing

Kuwait's inflation up 0.53 pct in September - CSB

Kuwait: Need for Arab coordination to overhaul transports

Nazaha signs a MoU with Ministry of Education

Bahrain refers civilians to military court

Tillerson says Saudi Arabia not ready for talks with Qatar on Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia
Tillerson Promotes Closer Iraq-Saudi Arabia Links

Saudi Fund Flexes Muscles With Stream of Billion-Dollar Projects

US pushes Saudi Arabia, Iraq on united front to counter Iran

U. A. E.
Egypt says Bahrain, Kuwait and UAE to lift ban on its agriculture exports

UAE markets lead as Gulf share values plummet

Yemeni Journalist Denied Entry to US to Receive Award

United Kingdom
Minister says U.K.'s divorce bill figure can only come with final Brexit deal

UK police end armed hostage-taking at English leisure complex: BBC

Hundreds of London Zionists gather at WZO counter antisemitism conference

EU wants to 'punish' Britain for having 'audacity' to vote for Brexit, Liam Fox suggests

'Cover sewage with cement... hide the bunkbeds' - Major slum landlord operation uncovered

Crews working 15-hour shifts to restore power post-Storm Ophelia

Varadkar hits back at Martin over 'elite' jibe claim

Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan govt; residents aghast

Spain FM: 'Many police violence pictures fake'

PM activates Article 155, stripping powers of Catalan government

France charges eight over plot targeting politicians

Monks and nuns make big business in France

Crime down but misery persists one year since Calais camp evacuation

High noon for the ECB, Draghi at the QE Corral

Belgium's Dutch-Speaking Flanders Unlikely to Seek Independence - Government

Thousands rally against anti-immigrant AfD in Berlin

‘Merkel understood nothing’: AfD’s fury in east Germany

University of Hamburg publishes 'religious expression' code

UN praises German refugee policy, wants more

German terrorism cases quadruple

WHO says reverses Mugabe goodwill ambassador appointment

Italy's 2 richest regions seek more autonomy from Rome

EU parliament chief 'fears' spread of small nations as Italy votes

Rally in Malta for Slain Reporter Sparks Political Unity

Slovenians choose president as Pahor seeks re-election

Polls Close In Kosovo Local Elections

Pillarstone to create a vehicle for properties from banks

Washington to back Greek call for debt relief

Bulgaria Fulfilled All the Criteria For Entry into Schengen, Bulgarian Foreign Minister

King Mihai continues to be under doctors' monitoring, follows usual treatment

Some 79,000 new cars registered nine months into 2017

Code Orange warning for heavy rains in five counties as of Monday morning

Another 60 persons rescued by Romanian border policemen from Aegean Sea

UN: Romanian Ambassador invites states to contribute to the Instrument for Reporting Military Expenditures

LMP files police report on "national consultation" survey for mismanagement

October 23 - Celebrations of 1956 anniversary start in Budapest

Fidesz not to back Ukrainian govt party's admission to EPP

Czech Republic
Czech tycoon Babis to be named prime minister but may struggle to find partners

Czech election websites hacked, vote unaffected -Statistics Office

Polish FM heads to Italy for migration talks

Doctor-free day in Poland's south amid ongoing protest

Polish PM wants EU to step in over Nord Stream 2

Focused on survival, many Ukrainian firms only start to adopt CSR policies

Belarus' central bank, Justice Ministry looking into joint blockchain project

Lukashenko demands proper control in housing and utility sector

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Leaves Jail, Goes to Rally

NATO Is Building a 'Silver Bullet' to Destroy Russia's New Tanks

Russia 'backdates' import of tomatoes

South Ossetia Joins Russia in Ban on Jehovah's Witnesses

Georgian Dream Candidates Elected Mayors In Tbilisi, Three Other Cities, Preliminary Results Show

Preliminary Results: Mayoral Races Set for Runoffs in Six Constituencies

Stockholm academic given death sentence in Iran: reports

Militants attack Egypt police, dozens killed

Sisi vows to crush terrorism in Egypt

Lessons From Egypt On the Role of Women in Fighting for Democracy

Turkey condemns deadly shootout in Egypt

Key US Senators Call for More Information on Niger Attack

Monkey Pox - Youth Council Begins Awareness Campaign Monday

South Sudan
Continued instability likely to force more South Sudanese to seek safety elsewhere

Eleven killed in clashes in Ethiopia's Oromiya region, official says

Several Killed in Communal Violence in Western Ethiopia

Somalia: Managing the Disruptive Aftermath of Somalia's Worst Terror Attack

Somalia: 7 killed in landmine blast

Kenya's Leader Urges Peace Ahead of Vote as Tensions Rise

Health Minister visits Cabinda

Construction minister ensures conclusion of works in Cabinda

Fuel shortages continue, despite Sonangol's assurance of availability

President sends condolences message to Somali counterpart

Angola: Cement high prices hamper traders' activity

State auctions 1,100 cattle seized for illegally entering Tanzania

Number of ‘Disaster displaced’ people on the rise

ZLHR statement in commemoration of Africa human rights day

South Africa
Ramaphosa: Economy still not benefitting majority

'Strategic' concerns for Australia over Beijing's trillion-dollar 'new Silk Road'

Australian streets digitally divided by NBN lottery

'Destroying' the plan to save Australia's most important rivers

Turnbull shuts down Abbott, and the room applauds

New Zealand
Green Party announces Ministers

Peters: Post-Election Announcement Speech

Labour Ministers of the Crown announced

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