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  • Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:28

    Israeli jets strike Islamic Jihad targets in Syria and Gaza - Israeli military

    JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli fighter jets launched air strikes on suspected Islamic Jihad positions in Syria, the Israeli military said on Monday, after the militant group and Israel exchanged rockets and air strikes around Gaza.

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  • Mon, 24 Feb 2020 12:59

    Merkel's CDU to hold leadership congress in April or May - German broadcaster

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats will hold an extraordinary party congress either in April or May to elect a new leader, broadcaster n-tv reported on Monday, citing party sources.

  • Mon, 24 Feb 2020 12:57

    U.S. extradition bid for Assange to go before a British court

    LONDON (Reuters) - A British court begins hearings on Monday to decide whether Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States almost a decade after his WikiLeaks website enraged Washington by leaking secret U.S. documents.

  • Mon, 24 Feb 2020 12:50

    Global spread of coronavirus raises pandemic fears

    SEOUL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Fears grew on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak in China will grow into a pandemic with disruptive and deadly consequences for countries around the world, after sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran.

  • Sun, 23 Feb 2020 11:26

    German SPD, Greens seek state vote win after Merkel party crisis

    BERLIN - A leadership crisis in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party could help her Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners and the environmentalist Greens hold on to power in the northern German city of Hamburg on Sunday.

  • Sun, 23 Feb 2020 11:23

    Broad-based support powers Sanders to big win in Nevada Democratic vote

    LAS VEGAS - Broad-based support across age, racial and ideological groups propelled Bernie Sanders to a dominant victory in Nevada’s Democratic caucuses, tightening his grip on the front-runner spot in the race to find a challenger to President Donald Trump.

  • Sun, 23 Feb 2020 11:19

    China reports fewer cornonavirus cases outside epicentre, cases surge in South Korea

    SHANGHAI/SEOUL - China reported another fall in the new coronavirus infections outside of its epicentre on Sunday, but world health officials warned it was too early to make predictions about the outbreak as new infections and fears of contagion increased elsewhere.

  • Sun, 23 Feb 2020 10:33

    'Screaming red siren': Trump's replacement of spy chief after Russia briefing stirs outcry

    WASHINGTON - Democrats expressed outrage Friday over President Donald Trump’s decision to replace his acting intelligence chief after he got angry that U.S. lawmakers were briefed by administration officials on concerns about Russian attempts to interfere in the 2020 election.

  • Sat, 22 Feb 2020 10:17

    Bloomberg campaign builds out digital arm Hawkfish ahead of 2020 election

    - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s campaign has pumped $25.7 million into the billionaire candidate’s little-known digital arm Hawkfish since he entered the race last November, according to disclosures to the Federal Election Commission.