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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Trump to decide on national security adviser in next few days

President Donald Trump will interview four candidates for the position of U.S. national security adviser on Sunday and expects to make a decision in...
People participate in a protest march calling for human rights and dignity for immigrants, in Los Angeles, February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Trump administration drafts plan to raise asylum bar, speed deportations

The Department of Homeland Security has prepared new guidance for immigration agents aimed at speeding up deportations by denying asylum claims earlier in the...

President Trump approves plan to expand categories of immigrants for deportation

The Trump administration plans to direct immigration agents to greatly expand the categories of immigrants they target for deportation, according to drafts of two...

Expect more fake news from Russia

Russia was behind a false report of a rape by German soldiers in Lithuania that was intended to undermine support for NATO's new eastern...

President Trump lambasts the media, says they are “dishonest, don’t want to report the...

US President Donald Trump has launched another fierce attack on the media at a "campaign rally for America" event in Florida. He told the crowd...

US warns NATO members to raise their military spending or risk their most powerful...

THIS week the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) held its first meeting of defence ministers since Donald Trump became America′s president. Many of the...

Samsung’s boss arrested on suspicion of bribery, embezzlement, perjury and other charges

IN ONE of the many interrogations Lee Jae-yong has undergone in connection with a presidential influence-peddling scandal, he said that he would surrender management...

Bill and Melinda Gates release 2017 Annual Letter

Bill and Melinda Gates have released their 2017 Annual Letter noting that we are witnessing the fastest progress the world has ever seen in...

Portugal commits to the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017

Portugal has committed to partnering with the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017. The commitment was presented to UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai,...

Lantern Festival & first full moon after Chinese New Year

The traditional Chinese Lantern Festival is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month under the Chinese lunar calendar. People eat Yuanxiao, or...

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Mourinho eying changes for Saint Etienne second leg

Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho / AFP PHOTO / GEOFF CADDICK /Jose Mourinho will likely ring the changes again as Manchester United look...

Wenger relieved to beat 'astonishing' Sutton

Sutton United's English midfielder Craig Eastmond (L) vies with Arsenal's English defender Rob Holding during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between...

How the world faces threats of dangerous new vaccines

What makes African children so happy? Not even deliberate Aids, Ebola, and other man-made diseases will stop them In August of 2003, United States government...