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Turkey seeks life term for suspects over 2013 Gezi Park protests | News

A Turkish prosecutor is seeking life sentences for 16 suspects, including prominent philanthropist and businessman Osman Kavala, for allegedly financing widespread protests in Turkey in 2013 and "attempting to overthrow the government". Kavala, who has been held in custody...

With 37 days until Brexit, why are UK politicians defecting? | UK

London, United Kingdom - A flurry of defections by MPs from the United Kingdom's two main political parties has raised the prospect of a realignment in British politics as the clock ticks towards the deadline for the country to...

Ex-New Zealand PM Jenny Shipley denies writing China op-ed | New Zealand News

Jenny Shipley, a former prime minister of New Zealand, has denied writing an article attributed to her by the official newspaper of China's ruling communist party that complimented Beijing's economic development at a time of heightened tensions between...

New Independent Group would win 14 per cent of votes in a general election,...

THE breakaway new Independent Group would win one in seven of the nation’s votes in a general election. The first opinion poll on the fledgling new alliance of centrist MPs put them on a shock 14 per cent yesterday. PA:Press...

What is Richard Branson’s Venezuela Aid Live and what has Roger Waters said about...

BILLIONAIRE Richard Branson has decided to take the current Venezuelan crisis into his own hands and organise a benefit concert in efforts to raise money. But what exactly is Aid Live and what has Roger Waters said about it?...

ISIS bride Shamima Begum doesn’t need help — but liberals who support her do

JUST how full is your reservoir of sympathy for Shamima Begum? She’s the so-called “ISIS bride” who now wants to come back to civilisation, so she can have a nice life with her baby. Anthony Loyd / The Times /...

‘Fake news’: EU rejects Orban’s migration media campaign | News

The European Commission on Tuesday dismissed a new media campaign by the Hungarian government accusing President Jean-Claude Juncker and US businessman George Soros of allegedly supporting illegal migration as "fake news". According to the Hungarian government's Facebook page, the media...

Singapore to Hanoi: The winding road since first Trump-Kim summit | News

Eight months later and more than 2,200km further north, Vietnam's capital Hanoi is gearing up to host the second encounter between the leaders of North Korea and the United States following their unprecedented summit last year in Singapore. With...

Where are Dirty John Meehan’s wives Debra Newell and Tonia Sells and what happened...

THE new Netflix series Dirty John is a hit with fans of true-story drama, and his victims Debra Newell and Tonia Sells have been on everyone's minds ever since. But who are John Meehan's former wives and what happened...

‘Party animal’ actress ‘may have been taking selfie’ when she plummeted 13 floors to...

A "PARTY animal" aspiring actress may have been taking a selfie when she plunged 13 floors to her death from a luxury tower block, an inquest heard today. Bethany Beales, 22, was at a friend's home after a night...

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