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Queen backs Charles to be next Commonwealth head

Queen backs Charles to be next Commonwealth head

Queen Elizabeth II, the head of the Commonwealth, yesterday opened the Commonwealth summit for what may be the last time, voicing hope that her son would be allowed to carry on her role.

Ethiopia's new PM reshuffles cabinet as part of reform bid

Ethiopia's new PM reshuffles cabinet as part of reform bid

Abiy Ahmed named 10 new ministers but retained the finance and foreign ministers from the cabinet of his predecessor Hailemariam Desalegn, who resigned in February to pave the way for the reforms.

Exercise boosts survival after heart attack: study

Exercise boosts survival after heart attack: study

The team collected data on heart attack patients in Sweden, and their physical activity levels as reported six to 10 weeks or 12 months after the event.

ABBA reunites - with avatars - for TV tribute

ABBA reunites - with avatars - for TV tribute

The Swedish group, which has sold more than 400 million albums, has not sung together on stage since 1986.

Fears for Rohingya as first rains flood Bangladesh camps

Fears for Rohingya as first rains flood Bangladesh camps

A brief but heavy downpour turned roads into quagmires in the world's largest refugee camp, hindering relief efforts and hinting at the danger ahead for the Rohingya refugees.

Philippines' new police chief vows reforms, intensified anti-drug war

Philippines' new police chief vows reforms, intensified anti-drug war

The Philippines' police forces need an ‘internal cleansing,’ said the country's new national police chief Thursday, in response to criticism about violations and abuses by the force in its aggressive campaign against illegal drugs.

In Romania, distrust of vaccines kills 40 children

In Romania, distrust of vaccines kills 40 children

Measles still claims young lives in Romania, where nearly 40 children have died in an outbreak that many blame on parents being misled by scare stories that vaccinating them is dangerous.

Merkel, Macron meet to plot euro zone reform road map

Merkel, Macron meet to plot euro zone reform road map

The leaders of Germany and France meet on Thursday to try to work out a common position on reforming the euro zone, a sensitive issue that is testing the new government in Berlin just a month after it took office.

Truce village or European capital? Possible Trump-Kim summit venues

Truce village or European capital? Possible Trump-Kim summit venues

US President Donald Trump says that five locations are under consideration for his expected meeting with Kim Jong Un, the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea.

Japanese volcano erupts, spitting out smoke and rock; no injuries

Japanese volcano erupts, spitting out smoke and rock; no injuries

A volcano in Japan erupted on Thursday, shooting clouds of smoke and rocks into the sky, and prompting authorities to ban access to the peak, but there were no reports of any damage or casualties.

Armenia police detain dozens of anti-government protesters

Armenia police detain dozens of anti-government protesters

Police in the Armenian capital Yerevan detained dozens of anti-government demonstrators on Thursday -- the seventh day of large-scale protests against ex-president Serzh Sarkisian's election as prime minister.

Cambodian journalists charged with espionage denied bail

Cambodian journalists charged with espionage denied bail

A court in Cambodia on Thursday declined to grant bail to two journalists who have been charged with espionage for filing news reports to a US-funded radio station.

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