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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
The trial is due to resume Thursday, when prosecutors are expected to announce whether they will continue with the case against Huong.
The prosecutors did not ask the judge to drop charges against Huong, a decision her lawyer criticized as "unfair.
Shah Alam, Malaysia (CNN)The Indonesian woman accused of using a deadly nerve agent to kill Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, returned home Monday after Malaysian prosecutors withdrew the charge against her.
Turkish prosecutor files summary of proceedings against CHP leader

Monday, March 11, 2019
Safety experts cautioned against drawing too many comparisons between the two crashes until more is known about Sunday’s disaster.

Sunday, March 10, 2019
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott tweeted yesterday: “It is against international law to make someone stateless, and now an innocent child has died as a result of a British woman being stripped of her citizenship.

Friday, March 8, 2019
"We're not about setting Australians against each other, trying to push some down to lift others up," Morrison told a function organized by Australia's mining industry on March 8.

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Shenzhen, China (CNN Business)Embattled Chinese tech giant Huawei is suing the US government in its most aggressive move yet to fight back against accusations that its technology poses a global security threat.
“Clearly, the statements of our Minister of Interior [Süleyman Soylu] with regard to the fight against terrorism were deliberately taken out of context and distorted.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Beijing (CNN)The case against the two Canadians detained in the wake of the controversial arrest of a Huawei executive was revealed by China's Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission on Monday.

Monday, March 4, 2019
The Criminal Court on Monday acquitted 21 leaders of the former yellow-shirt People's Alliance for Democracy of violently laying siege to parliament during a protest against the Somchai Wongsawat government in 2008, ruling it was a peaceful rally.

Sunday, March 3, 2019
The President lambasted Mueller as an unelected prosecutor running unchecked and accused the special counsel's team of investigators of being stacked against him.

Sunday, February 24, 2019
Manafort pleaded guilty in September to conspiracy against the US and conspiracy witness tampering.

Friday, February 22, 2019
His opinions fluctuate on who he will, or would like to, run against.

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Xi Jinping's global dreams hit a wall amid growing backlash against China

Friday, February 15, 2019
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"When I say, 'we have defeated them,' I want to ensure that means they do not have the capability to plot or direct attacks against the US or our allies," Votel said.
Erdoğan calls for joint policy against terror

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Here is how his remarks stacked up against the facts.

Friday, February 1, 2019
Apple was punishing its rival for breaking its developers' policy, a day after it took the same action against Facebook.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Smear campaign launched against me for attending pianist’s concert: Erdoğan

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Huawei has also rejected criminal claims against its chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested in Canada last month.
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has denied any wrongdoing after US prosecutors filed a host of criminal charges against the firm.

Saturday, January 26, 2019
Japan head coach Hajime Moriyasu was happy that Japan didn’t concede against Vietnam.

Monday, January 14, 2019
The lira slid as much as 1.6 percent to 5.5450 against the dollar on Monday.

Saturday, January 12, 2019
Escape the corset: How South Koreans are pushing back against beauty standards

Friday, January 11, 2019
However, parents of teens need to weigh the benefits against the potential pitfalls to determine whether working is a good choice.

Monday, January 7, 2019
The world's most popular museum, the Paris Louvre, received over 10 million visitors in 2018, a record which it partly attributed Jan. 3 to a Beyonce video shot against the backdrop of the Mona Lisa and other famous works.

Sunday, December 30, 2018
Though the fight against corruption has scored a sweeping victory, some officials continued to disregard the CPC's repeated warnings and committed offenses knowingly, said a CCDI official.
Beijing: It's not uncommon for individuals who speak out against the government to disappear in China, but the scope of the "disappeared" has expanded since President Xi Jinping came to power in 2013.

Monday, December 24, 2018
21 Pictures That Will Make You Bang Your Head Against A Wall

Thursday, December 20, 2018
When they collected enough evidence to launch criminal proceedings against Duong, seven days since he was arrested, the team felt like they had removed a big burden from their shoulders, he recalled.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Vietnam knocked out the Philippines 4-2 on after a 2-1 victory in the second-leg semifinal against the Philippines in Hanoi on Thursday.

Saturday, December 15, 2018
Protesters held a silent vigil outside Juntendo University on Dec. 14 against the institution's admission that it had discriminated against female candidates taking the medical school entrance exam.

Thursday, December 13, 2018
Alleged Russian spy Maria Butina pleads guilty to engaging in conspiracy against US

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Speaking about Malaysia, Park said the win against them in the group stage counts for nothing, as the final will be a whole different ball game.

Monday, December 10, 2018
Protesters stand next to a burning tree as they demonstrate against rising costs of living they blame on high taxes near the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. — AFP Photo

Sunday, December 9, 2018
HCM City struggles against overcrowded schools

Thursday, December 6, 2018
HÀ NỘI — Coach Park Hang-seo said he’s feeling the pressure, but was confident his Việt Nam side would have a good game against the Philippines in the second leg of the AFF Cup semi-final tonight in Hà Nội.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Chairman Carlos Ghosn may have under-reported his compensation from the Japanese carmaker because he feared criticism in France against his high salary.

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Prostitution takes center stage as Spanish feminists rally to eliminate violence against women

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that the Saudi officials began plotting against the writer in late September, days ahead of his disappearance.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Students of Asian origins are opposing such policies, saying that they in turn are being discriminated against.

Monday, October 15, 2018
Turkish President Erdoğan warns muftis against ‘TV charlatans’

Sunday, October 14, 2018
Saudi Arabia says it will respond to any action taken against it with a ‘greater reaction’
immune system – parts of the body that defend against illnesses

Saturday, October 13, 2018
'United against racism', Germans stage mass protest against far right

Sunday, October 7, 2018
The interruptions capped off two weeks of protest against President Donald Trump's nominee that swept Capitol Hill ahead of the final vote.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
The violence has been on the rise as Afghan security forces struggle against a surge in attacks by anti-government fighters since the drawdown of foreign forces over the past two years.

Saturday, September 22, 2018
You guarded against cynicism.

Monday, September 17, 2018
"Recently, the negotiation teams of the two sides have maintained contact in various forms and had exchanges on each other's concerns," Gao said, stressing that China believes an escalation of the trade conflict goes against everyone's interests.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
US President Donald Trump has warned countries against doing business with Iran as he hails the "most biting sanctions ever imposed," triggering a mix of anger, fear and defiance in Teheran.

Saturday, June 30, 2018
(CNN)Ever since he left the White House, Steve Bannon has been scouring the world for new opportunities to promote his brand of populism: a revolt against liberal elites, migration and multiculturalism -- and the revival of the nation state.

Monday, June 25, 2018
Praggnanandhaa entered the exclusive club of pre-teen grandmasters on Saturday when he won his eighth round game against 18-year-old Italian grandmaster Luca Moroni at the Gredine Open in Ortisei, Italy.

Saturday, June 23, 2018
(CNN) — Ever since he left the White House, Steve Bannon has been scouring the world for new opportunities to promote his brand of populism: a revolt against liberal elites, migration and multiculturalism -- and the revival of the nation state.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
But what about the way we speak? Do our voices affect our income? Can we change our speaking patterns to be more successful? And in what ways are we unfairly biased against certain types of voices?