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Turkey urges US to reverse visa halt

Turkey on Monday was asking the US to reverse a decision to halt the issuing of all regular visas at American consulates in the country, in a row that risks a major crisis.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/9 23:08:39

Keep the red flag flying high

A crowd takes part in rites to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Argentina-born guerrilla leader Ernesto “Che” Guevara, on Sunday in Vallegrande, Bolivia (see also on page 3).
Source: VCG | 2017/10/9 22:58:39

Trump to trigger WWIII: senator

A top Republican lawmaker warned Sunday that US President Donald Trump's impulsive threats against other countries could set America "on the path to World War III," in comments capping an unusually hostile and public feud between the pair on social media.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/9 22:03:40

Land ahoy

Milton Joachim holds his 4-month-old son while studying the yacht Reliance that was washed ashore by Hurricane Nate in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Sunday. Nate was downgraded from hurricane to tropical storm by the National Hurricane Center bringing with it strong winds, heavy rain and some flooding to the southeastern US.
Source: IC | 2017/10/9 20:48:40

VP Pence walks out on anthem protest

US Vice President Mike Pence walked out of an NFL game Sunday when some players kneeled for the national anthem, the latest twist in a running saga over the controversial protests against racial injustice.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/9 20:48:39

Indian finance minister to leave for week-long official visit to US

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is leaving for a week-long official visit to the United States on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/9 14:08:10

Turkey suspends all visa services in US as retaliation

Turkey has suspended all visa services at its diplomatic facilities in the United States, the Turkish Embassy in Washington announced late Sunday, shortly after a similar US move.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/9 11:51:11

Venezuelan leader pursues "new formula" to fix crude prices

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday stressed the need for a "new formula" to fix crude prices, expressing hopes that the measure could be adopted at the next summit of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/9 10:31:17

Cuba marks 50th anniversary of Che Guevara's death

More than 60,000 people turned out on Sunday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Latin American revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/9 10:30:34

US suspends non-immigrant visa services in Turkey

The United States has suspended all non-immigrant visa services at its diplomatic facilities in Turkey, the US Embassy in Ankara announced late Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/9 8:08:33

Turkey suspends non-immigrant visa services in US as retaliation

Turkey has suspended all non-immigrant visa services at its diplomatic facilities in the US, the Turkish Embassy in Washington announced late Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/9 8:04:11

6.7-magnitude quake hits 60km WSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska -- USGS

An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale jolted 60 km WSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska at 22:34:33 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/9 8:03:50

Words of peace

Doves are released on Saturday for each victim of the Route 91 Harvest music festival mass shooting at City Hall plaza in Las Vegas, Nevada, US. US Vice President Mike Pence visited Las Vegas on Saturday stressing unity and offering solace as police appealed to the public for help in uncovering a wealthy retiree’s motive for massacring 58 people at an outdoor concert last week.
Source: VCG | 2017/10/8 22:48:39

Nate weakens to tropical storm

Tropical Storm Nate slammed into the Mississippi coast on Sunday with powerful winds and torrential rains that flooded streets and highways throughout the region as the fast-moving former hurricane was expected to rapidly weaken as it moved inland.
Source: Reuters | 2017/10/8 22:38:40

Rio great place to visit but not preferred place to live: survey

Brazil's top travel destination, the city of Rio de Janeiro, is a great place to visit, but you wouldn't want to live there, according to a survey released on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 9:57:04

Trump says "only one thing will work" with DPRK

US President Donald Trump said Saturday that "only one thing will work" with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) after past talks with Pyongyang had yielded no results.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 9:56:37

Canada-US aerospace dispute heats up before upcoming NAFTA talks

With the fourth round of talks on revising the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) set to begin next week in the United States, a cross-border dispute between American aerospace giant Boeing and its Canadian rival Bombardier further intensified.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 6:43:28

Lifting of US sanctions on Sudan unlikely to erase all economic challenges

Despite the "positive effects" of the lifting of US sanctions on Sudan, the move alone is not enough to solve all the difficulties that the Sudan's economy confronts, local economists have agreed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 6:35:20