21 January 2018


Kabul Intercontinental Hotel siege ends, all gunmen killed-govt (170)
A man tries to escape from a balcony at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel during an attack by gunmen Afghan Special Forces ended an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Sunday, killing the last gunman from a group of three attackers who stormed the hotel, taking hostages and battling security forces for hours. Two gunmen were killed on Saturday night.
German SPD gives greenlight to formal coalition talks with Merkel's Union (25)
Source: Xinhua 2018-01-22 01:42:12 German Chancellor and leader of German Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel (C), leader of German Christian Social Union (CSU) Horst Seehofer (L) and leader of German Social Democratic Party (SPD) Martin Schulz pose for photos after a joint press conference at the headquarters of SPD, in Berlin, Germany, on Jan.
North Korea to send delegation to prep for Olympics on Sunday: South Korea (44)
Reuters Staff SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Unification Ministry said on Saturday North Korea's delegation to prepare for a trip by an art troupe during next month's Winter Olympics will be sent to South Korea on Sunday. North Korea sent a statement on Saturday saying it would send the delegation by land route on Jan.
Rallies slam Trump on anniversary of inauguration (17)
Jan 22,2018 LOS ANGELES - Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration. In Los Angeles, Eva Longoria, Natalie Portman, Viola Davis, Alfre Woodard, Scarlett Johansson, Constance Wu, Adam Scott and Rob Reiner were among the
Greeks rally against use of "Macedonia" in name dispute with Skopje (13)
Vassilis Triandafyllou THESSALONIKI, Greece (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Greeks in the northern city of Thessaloniki rallied on Sunday to protest against the use of the name "Macedonia" in any solution to a row between Athens and Skopje over the name of the former Yugoslav republic. Greece says the name Macedonia implies a territorial claim over its own northern region of that name.
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