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 2 months | South Africa’s ruling party calls on President Zuma to resign

              South Africa's ruling ANC party has formally asked President Jacob Zuma, who has been accused of corruption amid falling popularity, to promptly resign as head of state. It would allow the party's new leader to take over.   

  South Africa     


 2 months | Dutch foreign minister admits lying about meeting with Putin

              Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra, who is due to travel to Moscow this week to meet with his Russian counterpart, has admitted to lying about a supposed meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin more than a decade ago.   




 2 months | Passenger plane crashes in field near Moscow, killing 71

              A Saratov Airlines plane carrying more than 70 people has crashed on the outskirts of the Russian capital of Moscow, killing everyone on board, local officials say. The cause of the crash was not immediately known.   



 2 months | ‘The Theory of Everything’ composer Jóhann Jóhannsson dead at 48

              Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, who was well-known for music for movies such as "The Theory of Everything" and "Sicario," has unexpectedly died in Germany, his manager said on Saturday. He was 48 years old.   

  Berlin, Germany     



 2 months | WATCH LIVE: North Korea to stage major military parade

              North Korea is expected to stage a major military parade to mark army founding day. Live coverage from state-run TV.   

  Pyongyang, North Korea     


 2 months | North Korea’s capital sealed off ahead of major military parade

              The North Korean capital of Pyongyang was sealed off late Wednesday in preparation of a major military parade to commemorate the founding of its army, witnesses said. It will take place on the eve of the Winter Olympics in South Korea.   

  Pyongyang, North Korea     


 2 months | Death toll from earthquake in Taiwan rises to 6, dozens missing

              The death toll from the strong earthquake that struck eastern Taiwan rose to at least 6 on Wednesday, officials said as rescue work continued. More than 250 people were injured and 76 others remain unaccounted-for.   

  Hualien, Taiwan     



 2 months | Strong earthquake hits northeast Taiwan, killing at least 2

              A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 has struck just off the eastern coast of Taiwan, causing several buildings to collapse and killing at least two people, local officials and witnesses say. More than 100 people have been injured.   



 2 months | British court upholds arrest warrant against Julian Assange

              The British arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains valid, a court in London ruled on Tuesday, saying that he must surrender to the authorities before judges are able to consider his defense for jumping bail.   

  London, England     


 2 months | Asian markets plummet after Wall Street sell-off

              Stock markets in Asia plummeted Tuesday after the worst sell-off on Wall Street in more than 6 years over signs of higher inflation and interest rates. It came as futures for U.S. markets suggested that more losses are still to come.   



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