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Assad crackdown on Idlib could trigger a refugee ‘catastrophe’

The assault by Bashar al-Assad’s regime on the last Syrian province under rebel control could spark a “new wave of migration”, a top Turkish official has warned, amid growing alarm over a campaign...

Miloš Zeman to face run-off after topping Czech presidential elections

The Russia-friendly Czech president, Miloš Zeman, has won the first round of voting to retain his job, according to nearly complete results from Saturday’s poll. However, he will face a formidable challenge from the...

Women deported by Trump face deadly welcome from street gangs in El Salvador

Inside an apartment block in San Salvador beneath the shadow of the volcano that dominates the city skyline, 20 girls aged between 14 and 18 are in hiding, fearing for their lives. Recently...

New year's revolutions: the stories we're hoping to cover in 2018

Simon Hattenstone Every January I start out with a wish list. It tends not to change hugely from year to year because many of my dream interviews are not easy to get hold of....

Ramaphosa vows to fight corruption in South Africa's ruling party

Cyril Ramaphosa, the new leader of South Africa’s ruling party, has vowed to crack down on the corruption that has weakened the African National Congress. “Billions of rands have been illegally diverted to individuals,”...

Race against time to find California mudslide survivors

At least 18 people have died in mudslides in California as rescuers battle against time to find more survivors. ...

Model Harry Uzoka killed in latest London stabbing

A young model reportedly stabbed to death in west London has been described as a “special soul” as tributes are paid to the latest victim of knife crime in the capital. Scotland Yard said...

African nations demand Trump apology over slur

African Union countries have demanded that Donald Trump "retract and apologise" for comments reportedly referring to African nations as "shitholes". ...

Chris Brown may face jail after monkey seized

US singer Chris Brown could face jail for not having a permit to own his pet capuchin monkey. ...

Czech voters to give verdict on president's anti-immigrant populism

The Czech president, Miloš Zeman, has been accused of promoting a climate of “vulgarity, incompetence and corruption” as the Czech Republic heads into a presidential election widely seen as a referendum on his...

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Trump takes on Postal Service, Amazon

by Lydia DePillis   @CNNMoney December 29, 2017: 5:06 PM ET ...