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Americas
Canada
Trudeau to make it harder for future PM to reverse Senate reforms

Edmonton man gets six year sentence for filing $2.9M in false tax claims

'My money is probably all gone’: These are the people hurting from Fortress

Ron Taverner’s appointment as OPP commissioner postponed

Notley’s oil refinery pitch met with industry skepticism

USA
Republicans Say Little About Obamacare Ruling

Trump: Interior Secretary Zinke to Leave at Year's End

Obama Dismisses Texas Judge Ruling on Obamacare: It ‘Changes Nothing’

CIA Reportedly Dove Into 'Panic Mode' as Trump Chose Putin Over US Intelligence

U.S. Interior Secretary Zinke resigning, cites 'vicious' attacks

Northrop Grumman Plans To Upend Aerial Surveillance Market With Their Optionally Manned Firebird

Trump's Emphatic New Africa Strategy

Mexico
Mexican volcano Popocatepetl erupts with 2km column of ash

Mexico targets 50 percent jump in oil output under 'Pemex rescue'

Mexico's new government sees income, spending jump in first budget

Mexico's new government sees income, spending jump in first budget

Guatemala
Dead Guatemalan girl dreamed of sending money home to poor family

Jamaica
Jamaica Government Denies Dengue Outbreak

Venezuela
Motiva preliminarily picked to run Curacao refinery: report

Colombia
Colombian crime movie wins top award at Havana's 40th film festival

Peru
Australian Ambassador decorated in Peru

President Vizcarra calls for unity in Peru

Peru FA Min: Global Compact aims to reduce negative impact of migration

Argentina
Argentina: Airline Workers Unions Lift Strike for Thursday and Friday

Chile
Boat Full Of Electric BYD Buses Arrives In Chile

Asia
Japan
Hokkaido quake triggered liquefaction at nearly 3,000 sites: researchers

80% of cancer, heart patients in Japan worked from hospital: survey

Okinawa expecting a long battle with central gov't over base relocation

Labor ministry panel proposes making harassment prevention employers' obligation

Limit on savings at Japan Post Bank will be doubled to ¥26 million

Japan wants more foreign workers but they may not want Japan: poll

S. Korea
South Korea imports no Iran oil in November despite sanctions waiver

China
Boeing opens first 737 plant in China amid U.S.-Sino trade war

China's foreign trade growth to remain stable in 2019: report

Boeing Zhoushan project in China delivers 1st airplane

Security worries hobble ambitions of China tech giant Huawei

Chinese hackers are reportedly stealing loads of US Navy secrets, and the Navy is scrambling to stop it

China suspends tariff hikes on US cars, auto parts

Taiwan
5.2-magnitude quake hits waters off Taiwan

Philippines
ADB to boost rebuilding in southern Philippine city of Marawi

Duterte credits ‘generous’ US, Pinoys’ ‘fervent prayers’ for return of Balangiga bells

Presidential staff told clergymen to leave Balangiga plaza, priest alleges

Sagada imposes tourism regulations amid holiday peak season

Vietnam
Better seaports and services key to cruise tourism in VN

Wild celebrations in Hanoi as Vietnam win regional title

Ho Chi Minh City apartment dwellers protest against promise-breaking developer

​Vietnamese headmaster nabbed for allegedly molesting middle school boys

$43mn terminal expansion put into operation at Phu Quoc International Airport

Laos
Laos, Thailand further cooperation, deepen friendship

Laos, UNODC cooperate for better complaints handling

Poverty reduction progress reported under Mekong-Lancang cooperation

Thailand
Nakhon Si Thammarat awash after heavy rains

Nations inch towards climate deal at marathon UN summit

Mahathir arrives on second visit to Thailand in three months

After 4 years of manhunt, suspect in grenade attacks on Suthep-led protests is nabbed

Indonesia
4,000 children from Jambi break 'Zapin Berayun' record

Ripped Democratic Party banners, flags mar SBY’s visit to Riau

India
Russian-Indian exercises, Indra Navy-2018, end in Bay of Bengal

Tehran, New Delhi rise of cooperation in favor of both countries, region: Veep

Indian troops in Kashmir shoot seven protesters dead

J-K civilian deaths: ‘They could have shot in air to disperse crowd'

India, France review Jaitapur N-plant progress

Farm loan waiver a necessity: Kamal Nath

Sri Lanka
Wickremesinghe to return as Sri Lanka's prime minister on Sunday: spokesman

Middle East
Pakistan
Iran condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan’s Balochistan

Pakistan: Govt finalises 5-year tariff policy

Afghanistan
US airstrike kills 20 women, children in Afghanistan

Afghanistan China helps Afghanistan, Pakistan bridge divisions

The Taliban Are Watching US Troops With Drones ’24/7′ In Afghanistan

Kyrgyzstan
USA hope for signing new cooperation agreement with Kyrgyzstan

Tajikistan
Beaten But Not Broken: Tajik Bride Loses A Husband Over Impurity Allegations, Gains A Cause

Armenia
Occupation of Azerbaijani lands to never produce political outcome desired by Armenia - FM

NSS records unprecedented increase in hacker attack attempts on websites of Armenia’s state structures

Artur Baghdasaryan leaves active politics: Rule of Law party has new chairman

Air temperature to increase by 4-5 degrees in Armenia

Number of tourist visits to Armenia increases by 8.8% during 2018

President Sarkissian sends congratulatory letters to leaders of My Step alliance, Prosperous Armenia and Bright Armenia parties

Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan expects growth in health tourism

Azerbaijani forces made nearly 250 ceasefire violations in Artsakh line of contact within one week

Iran
Russia to set up Caribbean base and meet Israeli brass to discuss Iran

Iran sets production record in world’s biggest gas field

‘19% of pregnancies in Iran over the age of 35’

Syria
Coalition precision strike destroys IS "command" facility in mosque Syria's Hajin - CENTCOM

U.S.-led coalition destroys Syrian mosque used as ISIS command center

On Iraq's border with Syria, Iran-backed militia warily eye US forces

Russia's New Rules Of Engagement In Syria

Turkey
Erdogan again likens Israel to Nazi Germany, says it commits ‘cultural genocide’

Erdoğan slams 'those who invite people to street protests like Yellow Vests'

Turkey won’t 'give up' on Khashoggi murder probe

Lebanon
Berri discusses cabinet formation with Tashnag Party

Mikati visits Dar ElFatwa: Implementing Constitution is the best solution

Israel
Islamic Council: Any deviation from Constitution's provisions undermines State's pillars

US Navy Could Stop Docking in Israeli Port Haifa Amid Chinese Takeover – Reports

IDF braced for more West Bank violence after tense weekend

Ministers to vote on bill legalizing 66 outposts deep in West Bank

Israel's 'Namer' Infrantry Vehicle Could Be a Glimpse of the U.S. Army's Future

Palestine
Palestinian police clash with Hamas at West Bank protest

Jordan
Jordan, Japan launch strategic dialogue with focus on exchange, region

Aqaba process pivotal to war on terror — Japanese official

Bulgarian president kicks off Jordan visit with SESAME tour

Jordan slams Australia’s recognition of West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Kuwait
Kuwaiti MP urges youth, education development to keep up with global changes

Qatar
Qatar reveals design of eighth 2022 World Cup stadium

ForMin Melescanu announces in Doha EU is going to organise conference to solve Gulf crisis

Qatar says Gulf Arab bloc needs reform to give it teeth

Iran's FM meets Qatari PM

Saudi Arabia
Iranian FM Zarif: US, Saudi Arabia Are to Blame for Middle East Instability

U. A. E.
ElKhalil honors UAE Ambassador in Hasbaya: We honor a history rich in cooperation, giving and noble stances

Yemen
Rebels hail Yemen ceasefire accord a ‘success’, despite skirmishes

Europe
United Kingdom
British minister warns Brexit is stuck as no-deal or referendum loom

UK royals release Christmas cards with fireworks for Harry and Meghan

Ireland
Ireland: Property wealth on rise again as home values soar

Ross's speeding bill could hit the rails after FG and FF backlash

Spain
Spain’s govt to spend $8bn on military hardware upgrade

Public prosecutor in Spain accuses Shakira of €14.5 million tax fraud

How second-generation immigrants are transforming the landscape of Spanish society

France
Fewer People Gather for 'Yellow Vest' Protests in Paris

Despite concessions, Macron still faces many challenges on the streets

Father of Strasbourg attacker said his son backed Daesh

At least 85 arrested as thousands of 'yellow vests' hit French streets again

Belgium
European Parliament calls for the Nord Stream 2 construction to be cancelled

EU Foreign Policy Chief Urges Turkey to Refrain From Military Operation in Syria

EU leaders urge swift action against disinformation ‘to secure fair European elections’

Draghi defends euro as bastion against ‘illiberal' regimes

Euro zone businesses end 2018 on a sour note -PMIs

Germany
German Railway Deutsche Bahn Reaches Wage Agreement with Union

Hitler had no idea the Soviets were so strong before invading

Austria
Some 17,000 People Took Part in Anti-Government Rally in Vienna on Saturday

The long Honeymoon of Austria's right-wing alliance The long Honeymoon of Austria's right-wing alliance

Italy
Prada will stop selling $550 monkey figure decried as racist

Demo held in Rome over anti-migrant decree

Serbia
Serbian Opposition Forces Vow New Antigovernment Protests

Kosovo
Kosovo approves team for talks with former adversary Serbia

Greece
Greek retirees protest pension cuts in Athens

Speakers at New Democracy conference hit out at populism

Death toll from Attica fires reaches 100

Former PM slams Tsipras over Prespes accord

Macedonia
Normalizing relations between Greece and FYROM

Bulgaria
Billboards in Bulgaria Featuring LGBT Couples were Vandalised

Premier Boyko Borissov: Russia Must Release Ukrainian Sailors

President Rumen Radev Will be on an Official Visit to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan From Decemeber 15 to 17

Romania
Ex-PM Ciolos: We have our party, PLUS, we withdraw Romania Together Movement

USR leader Barna: I wish Ciolos success; New part - a big gain for Romanian democracy

Poland
Deal reached at UN climate conference in Poland

Ukraine
Kyiv Patriarchate announces official name of new Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Ukraine reports one KIA, one WIA amid nine enemy attacks in Donbas Dec 15

Ukraine's President names leader of new church in split from Russia

Ukraine Announces Creation Of Independent Church, Selects Leader

Belarus
Foreign experts to help improve management of Belarusian top road construction company

Russia
Prototype of Russia’s new wide-body airliner to cost over $150 mln

Russia to take part in ASEAN navy drills in 2019 — defense ministry

2 Killed, 5 Injured Including Three Children After Blaze Broke Out Near Moscow

Our Air Quality is Better Than in Paris, Mayor of Smog-Hit Siberian City Tells Protesters

Russia lawmakers propose law against US cyber warfare

Ukraine's President names leader of new church in split from Russia

Latvia
Former head of Rīgas satiksme detained as graft probe gathers momentum

Bank of Latvia ups 2019 GDP growth forecast to 3.5%

Estonia
Estonia to boost education technology startups

Police in South Estonia stop gasoline thief's car by shooting out tires

Finland
Permits issued for Nord Stream 2 project by Finland remain in force — ministry

Think-tank: Finland's tumbling birthrate could cost billions

Sweden
Sweden Offers to Bulgaria 10 Gripen Fighters for BGN 1.8 Billion

Norway
Norway: Video reveals huge damage to frigate

Africa
Egypt
Egypt unveils 'one of a kind' ancient tomb, expects more finds

Exceptionally preserved 4,400-year-old tomb uncovered in Egypt

Egypt announces discovery of 4400-year-old tomb

Libya
Use Chapter VII to hold elections and force to confront militias : Aref Nayed

Workshop to be held in Tripoli on private-public sector cooperation in oil sector

Tunisia
King sends message to Tunisian president

Nigeria
Calls For Nigeria to Return to Parliamentary System of Govt

Somalia
US Says Airstrike in Somalia Killed 8 Militants

Angola
Cuanza Sul: Mozambique ambassador visits Angolan Oil Institute

Angola, Congo discuss media cooperation

Angola: Luanda governor praises clubs' role

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF OKs Mnangagwa as 2023 presidential candidate

Exchange Control is the Central Problem facing Zimbabwe at Present

Zimbabwe Central Bank Officials Cleared of Forex Corruption

South Africa
Sun City storm: It felt like a rolling ball of bad weather, says Capetonian about flash floods

Oceania
Australia
Australia appoints military leader as next governor general

Australia reaffirms Israel decision despite backlash

'Brutally plunged my head': animal protesters accuse police of heavy-handed treatment

Australia could be cashless in just three years: experts

Melbourne Archbishop speaks out on priests grooming vulnerable adults

Bill Shorten outlines plan for government after protest ambush

How an Aussie helped identify America's 'worst serial killer'

Large shark numbers have fallen 90pc in 50 years

New Zealand
Councillors Vote To Spend $154m For A Convention Centre

600 Lime electric scooters have arrived in the Hutt Valley

National - Govt eyes $17.7B more tax as economy slows

RNZ - Air NZ engineers' strike could affect 100,000 people

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