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October 12, 2017 5:07 PM Report: China catching up to US in foreign aid flow

BEIJING (AP) — China is close to matching the United States as a source of official grants and loans to developing countries, but much of Beijing's financing serves its own economic interests and yields scant benefits for recipients, a multinational group of researchers reported Wednesday. The research by AidData, a lab at the College of William & Mary in Virginia 4

October 11, 2017 5:28 AM Messi treble fires Argentina into World Cup

Montevideo - Lionel Messi fired Argentina into the World Cup with a brilliant hat-trick on Tuesday as South American champions Chile suffered a shock elimination. Messi single-handedly resurrected Argentina's hopes in a 3-1 win over Ecuador in Quito that drew a line under a chaotic campaign that had left the two-time champions in danger of failing to qualify 5

October 11, 2017 1:29 AM Messi lifts Argentina into World Cup with Uruguay, Colombia; Chile out

With Argentina's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup in jeopardy, Lionel Messi scored a hat trick when he was needed most, rallying his country to a 3-1 win over Ecuador and a spot in Russia next summer. Argentina started the final night of South American qualifying in sixth place, with only the top four qualifying for the World Cup while the fifth 3

October 11, 2017 12:34 AM Messi Nets Heroic Hat Trick in Wild South American WC Qualifying Finales

The stage was set for one of the more dramatic World Cup qualifying nights in recent memory, and it delivered. Lionel Messi was heroic for Argentina, netting a hat trick to bring his nation back from a deficit in the first minute in Ecuador and send the Albiceleste to Russia after a harrowing qualifying campaign. Elsewhere, Chile, the two-time reigning

September 12, 2017 11:01 AM Millions without power in Florida as deadly Irma ploughs north

Millions of Florida residents were without power Tuesday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma spun northwest into the US mainland, drenching the region and causing rivers to overflow. Most of the Sunshine State however appeared to have dodged forecasts of catastrophic damage despite dire early warnings. But Irma's overall death toll jumped to at least 40 after 13

September 6, 2017 7:49 AM Argentina let golden World Cup chance slip

Argentina's 2018 World Cup qualifying struggles continued with a 1-1 home draw against bottom side Venezuela. Jhon Murillo gave the visitors the lead with a close-range finish but a second-half own goal earned Argentina a point. They are fifth in the South American standings with two games remaining and the top four qualifying automatically - the fifth-placed 2

September 1, 2017 8:12 PM Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for September (1 September 2017)

The Security Council on 20 September would hold a high-level open debate on United Nations peacekeeping reform to consider recommendations contained in the report of the High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations, Tekeda Alemu (Ethiopia), Council President for the month, said at a Headquarters press conference today. Presenting the Council’s programme 3

August 26, 2017 11:05 PM Venezuelans learn to shoot, fight at war drills to defy Trump

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Caracas, Venezuela, Aug 26 – Venezuelan troops taught civilians how to shoot rifles, fire missiles and engage in hand-to-hand combat during drills held Saturday in defiance of US sanctions and President Donald Trump’s threat of military action. War planes, tanks and 200,000 troops of the National Bolivarian Armed Forces (FANB) 2

August 23, 2017 11:02 AM The Daily 202: Trump’s penchant for revisionist history on display during Arizona rally

THE BIG IDEA: President Trump’s raucous rally in Phoenix last night was one giant attempt to rewrite history. -- The bigger picture is that the president is in denial. His tendency to gloss over mistakes and pass the buck by recasting history in terms most favorable to himself was on vivid display. Just as the media was showing signs of starting to move on, Trump 18

August 18, 2017 6:02 PM Spain police say suspects planned bigger attack

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Barcelona, Spain, Aug 17 – Suspects in Spain’s twin terror attacks had been planning for an even bigger assault than the deadly car rampages they carried out, police said Friday, as distressing details emerged of families torn apart in the double tragedy. A 35-year-old Italian man was among 14 killed in the attacks, mowed down in front 7