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Austria chancellor calls for snap election

Dodany: 19 maja 2019

Sebastian Kurz calls for an early election after his deputy resigns over a corruption scandal. Also: Australian PM celebrates 'miracle' win and Tel Aviv hosts the Eurovision Song Contest.

The United States and Canada agree to lift tariffs on steel and aluminium imports

Dodany: 18 maja 2019

The duties had delayed the ratification of a new North American trade agreement, which also includes Mexico. Also, a German museum says it will return a stone cross to Namibia and the result of a...

Taiwan legalises gay marriage

Dodany: 17 maja 2019

There were shouts of joy and some tearful embraces as the result was announced. However, conservative opponents were angered by the vote. Also, talks in Britain to try to end the Brexit deadlock...

President Trump proposes radical changes to US immigration

Dodany: 17 maja 2019

President Trump has unveiled proposals to reform immigration to the United States, Venezuela's embattled Government says it has been holding talks with the opposition in Norway, and evidence...

Saudi airstrikes target Sana'a in retaliation for oil pipeline sabotage

Dodany: 16 maja 2019

Residents say the airstrikes targeted nine military sites in and around Sana'a as well as hitting several houses. Also, China has said it will hit back after the United States imposed restrictions...

Trade war deepens between Washington and Beijing

Dodany: 16 maja 2019

President Trump bars overseas telecommunications that threaten national security, US tech giants commit to combat extreme online violence, And the farmer who cut off his own leg with a pocket knife.

Sudan's Opposition and Military Agree Transition Deal

Dodany: 15 maja 2019

The two sides finalise conditions for a three year period leading to a civilian administration. Also, Women's rights activists in the US vow to challenge a new law in Alabama banning almost all...

WhatsApp says it was victim of 'targeted' surveillance attack

Dodany: 14 maja 2019

WhatsApp says attack was by 'private company working with governments on surveillance'. The surveillance software involved was reportedly developed by Israeli firm NSO Group. Also, talks in Russia...

Sri Lanka curfew amid anti-Muslim violence

Dodany: 14 maja 2019

Sri Lanka has imposed a night-time curfew across the country amid an upsurge in anti-Muslim violence. Also: China hits back in trade war with US, and Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir charged...

Julian Assange: Sweden reopens rape investigation

Dodany: 13 maja 2019

Prosecutors resume investigation into rape allegation made against Wikileaks co-founder. The inquiry has been revived at the request of the alleged victim's lawyer. Also, several commercial ships...

UN says Houthi rebels are withdrawing from three Yemeni ports

Dodany: 13 maja 2019

But some government officials say it’s a fake withdrawal. Also: One of Donald Trump's top advisers has admitted that much of the cost of tariffs on imports from China is being paid by Americans,...

ANC wins South Africa's election with reduced majority

Dodany: 12 maja 2019

A struggling economy and corruption have eroded the ANC's popularity in South Africa. Also: French hostages praise rescue 'from hell', and pets are big business in China.

More than sixty people drown off the Tunisian coast

Dodany: 11 maja 2019

The United Nations has said that the African migrants died after their boat which set off from Libya capsized. Also: talks between the US and China to try to end their trade war break up without...

Trump says no need to rush on China talks

Dodany: 10 maja 2019

The US president's comments come after Washington raised tariffs on $200bn of China's products. Also: scientists in Cambridge set up a research plan to repair the Earth's climate and welcome Mr...

Last ditch talks seek to avoid harsher China-US trade war

Dodany: 10 maja 2019

The world’s biggest two economies meet for eleventh hour talks to stave off higher tariffs. Also, the case for cutting Facebook down to size - and tackling drug dealing in Berlin.

Second North Korea 'missile test' in five days

Dodany: 9 maja 2019

Two short-range missiles are reportedly fired as a US envoy visits the region to revive nuclear talks. Also: Montenegro jails 'Russian coup plot' leaders and can you really buy an unbreakable guitar?

US House panel holds Attorney General in contempt

Dodany: 9 maja 2019

President Donald Trump has asserted executive privilege over the report, shielding it from public view. Also: Polling draws to a close in elections in South Africa, and as Britain is introduced to...

Iran nuclear deal: Tehran may increase uranium-enrichment

Dodany: 8 maja 2019

Iran suspends commitments under 2015 international nuclear deal. Teheran's announcement comes a year after the US abandoned the deal. Also, Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan after acquittal on blasphemy...

Venezuela: Six opposition MPs face treason charges

Dodany: 8 maja 2019

A week after the opposition leader, Juan Guaido, failed to spark a military uprising, Venezuela’s supreme court has said six pro-Guaido lawmakers should be brought to trial. Also: Botswana makes...

Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar jail

Dodany: 7 maja 2019

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo spent more than 500 days in prison for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis. They were released unexpectedly after a presidential amnesty. Also: Indian female activists...