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US denounces 'climate of fear' that marred Burundi referendum

Washington - The United States on Monday denounced the "climate of fear and intimidation" and "lack of transparency" it said marred a vote on constitutional reform in Burundi and questioned the results.

Beijing denies 'militarisation' of South China Sea

Bejing - Beijing hit back Monday at allegations it was "militarising" the South China Sea after landing bombers at an airbase in the contested waters, accusing Washington instead of raising tensions with its own military footprint.

Celebrity chef Mario Batali accused of sexual assault: report

New York - Already accused of sexual harassment and groping, US celebrity chef Mario Batali now faces allegations that he sexually assaulted impaired women at a New York restaurant, CBS television's "60 Minutes" reported Sunday.

Washington seeks global 'coalition' against Iran regime

Washington - Washington wants to build a global "coalition" against the Tehran regime and its "destabilizing activities," the State Department said on Thursday, after pulling out from the Iran nuclear accord to the anger of US allies.

Nassar sex abuse victims, US university reach $500 mn settlement

Chicago - The Michigan university where serial sex abuser Larry Nassar practiced medicine announced Wednesday it has agreed to a $500 million settlement with hundreds of former victims of the ex-USA Gymnastics doctor.

University reaches $500 mn settlement with Nassar abuse victims

Chicago - The Michigan university where serial sex abuser Larry Nassar practiced medicine announced Wednesday it has agreed to a $500 million settlement with hundreds of former victims of the USA Gymnastics doctor.

US pushes for UN resolution on Rohingya crisis

New York - US envoy Nikki Haley called Monday for the United Nations Security Council to take rapid action on the Rohingya crisis, which has seen over 700,000 people driven from their homes in Myanmar.

Picasso's $115-million 'Young Girl' to be loaned to Paris museum

New York - Picasso's "Young Girl With Basket of Flowers," recently sold at a New York auction for $115 million, will be loaned to Paris's Musee d'Orsay for a Picasso exhibit opening in September.

France vows to seek stronger Iran deal, with or without US

Paris - Paris will continue to push for a broader deal aimed at ensuring Iran complies with a landmark 2015 deal curbing its nuclear programme, "whether the United States participates or not", France's defence chief said Tuesday.

With nuclear deal threats, US seeks more curbs on Iran

Washington - By threatening to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, the United States wants to halt Iran's ballistic missile program and its growing influence in the Middle East.

After Obama, a Nobel prize for Trump — or not so fast?

Washington - A decade after Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize, could his White House successor Donald Trump follow suit for navigating the thorny North Korean nuclear standoff?

Israel Defense Minister: Russia is 'very pragmatic' actor in Syria

Washington - Israel is not concerned by Russia's military presence in neighboring Syria because Moscow is a "pragmatic actor" with whom deals can be struck, Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said during a visit to Washington on Friday.

Top US court rules for Arab Bank in Israel attack case

Washington - Victims of attacks in Israel cannot use an 18th century law to sue the Arab Bank, a multinational financial institution, the US Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in a precedent-setting case for other foreign businesses.

Trump wipes dandruff off visiting French President Macron

Washington - President Donald Trump on Tuesday made a show of flicking dandruff from the suit collar of visiting French President Emmanuel Macron, saying it was a sign of the two leaders' "very special relationship.

Trumps host Macrons for a glitzy Mount Vernon evening

Mount Vernon - The French and American presidents walked in step as they approached George Washington's historic Mount Vernon mansion overlooking the Potomac River, their stiletto-clad wives following as a harpist serenaded the glamorous double date.

US gymnast says spoke of Nassar abuse 5 years before his arrest

Washington - Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney revealed sexual abuse by Larry Nassar five years before his arrest but nobody listened, she told NBC News' "Dateline" in an interview aired on Sunday.

Liberia ex-warlord 'Jungle Jabbah' jailed for 30 years in US

New York - A Liberian former warlord whose forces committed atrocities including murders and cannibalism during the country's civil war was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in US prison -- for immigration-related fraud and perjury.

NATO not planning to boost military presence in Baltics

Den Haag - NATO is not planning to boost its military presence in Baltic nations, which have called for extra protection from their Russian neighbour, the alliance's head Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday.

Japan hails school clerk who won Boston Marathon

Apo - Japan on Tuesday hailed local school clerk Yuki Kawauchi, the surprise winner of the Boston Marathon, who called work after his victory to ask for an extra day off to celebrate.

Facebook confirms it collects data beyond users

San Francisco - Facebook, embattled in a scandal over the mishandling of user data, confirmed Monday that it also collected information from people beyond their social network use.

Macron clarifies Syria comments, says US and France united

Paris - President Emmanuel Macron sought to clarify his comments on French and US miliary operations in Syria on Monday, saying both countries were committed to finishing the battle against the Islamic State group and helping the peace process there.

Starbucks CEO apologizes for 'reprehensible' arrest of two black men

Washington - The CEO of Starbucks has apologized for an incident at one of the mammoth chain's Philadelphia cafes where two black men were arrested while waiting for a friend.

US flags burned as Iraqis protest Syria strikes

Baghdad - Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets in several cities on Sunday to protest against US-led strikes on Syria, following a call by influential Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr.

Saudi crown prince round off US tour with ex-presidents meeting

Washington - Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman rounded off a weeks-long tour of the United States with a weekend in Texas, where he met Saturday with both former president Bushes.George H.W.

US says clash averted with Russian mercenaries in Syria

Washington - US forces in Syria narrowly averted another clash with Russian mercenaries like one last month that left more than 100 opposing fighters dead, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday.

US hostility means Iran must boost China, Russia ties: official

Tehran - Growing hostility from US President Donald Trump means Iran must strengthen its ties with Russia and China, a top official said on Saturday.

Family and friends celebrate the life of slain journalist Wall

New York - Parents and friends of Kim Wall honored her memory in New York Friday on what would have been the slain Swedish journalist's 31st birthday.

US, Jordan launch new counterterrorism training centre

Apo - Jordan and the United States unveiled a counterterrorism training centre south of Amman on Thursday aimed at boosting the capacity of local forces in a region beset by conflict.

Trump prepares for visit by Saudi prince who has rocked the kingdom

Washington - Donald Trump will host Saudi Arabia's crown prince in Washington Tuesday, giving the president a receptive audience to denounce rival Iran and a chance to take stock of significant changes the prince is engineering in the kingdom.

New York's Morgan Library receives major James Joyce collection

New York - One of the foremost private collections of works by the influential Irish writer James Joyce has been donated to New York's Morgan Library and Museum.
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