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Tusk names date of Brexit summit

European Council President Donald Trusk named the date of EU summit on Brexit, Politico reported.

Dostoevsky novel among hundreds of book banned in Kuwait

Kuwaiti authorities have blacklisted nearly 1,000 books at a literature festival, including one by Fyodor Dostoevsky.

European Parliament welcomes progress on Brexit deal

The European Parliament on Wednesday welcomed progress on agreeing a Brexit deal after UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet approved a draft agreement reached by negotiators, Reuters reported.

Israeli Defense Minister resigns

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced his resignation amid disagreement with the cessation of hostilities against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, Haaretz reported.

Trump criticizes May for not doing enough to control Iran

The US President Donald Trump had a row with UK Prime Minister Theresa May over UK position on Iran, express.co reported.

US, China resume trade talks

Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council under President Donald Trump, said Tuesday the US was talking with China again on trade.

Zarif: US cannot stop Iran’s flights or block movement of Iran tankers at sea

The US cannot prevent the movement of Iranian aircraft and tankers, Iran Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif told Alaraby.

Hamas threatens to shell residential buildings in Israel

The representative of the Hamas movement, Abu Obeida, threatened to shell residential buildings in Israel if the Israeli military continued its military operation in the Gaza Strip, AP reported.

Co-creator of Marvel comics, Stan Lee dead at 95

American writer and former president of Marvel Comics Stan Lee has died at the age of 95, BBC reported.

Israel bombs Hamas TV station in Gaza

The United Nations says it is working with Egypt to broker an end to the latest round of fighting in Gaza.

US fighter jet crashes into sea

A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed into the sea northeast of the Philippines Monday, but both of its pilots ejected, CBS reported.

31 dead in California inferno, Kim Kardashian among thousands of evacuated residents

Six wildfires, three of them considered major, are currently burning in the state of California, USA.

Putin, Trump agree to meet at G20 summit

The Russian and US leaders, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, confirmed their intention to talk during the G-20 summit in Argentina, Russian Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov told Interfax.

Lavrov: There are many issues on agenda of Putin-Trump meeting in Argentina

There are numerous matters on the agenda of the meeting between Putin and Trump within the framework of the G20 summit in Argentina, and the presidents of the Russian and the United States will discuss what they will consider necessary.

Norway suspends arms export licenses to Saudi Arabia

Norway announced on Friday that it was suspending new licenses for arms exports to Saudi Arabia following recent developments in the Gulf kingdom and the situation in Yemen, Reuters reported.

25 soldiers wounded, 7 missing after explosion in Turkey

At least 25 Turkish soldiers were wounded and seven more are missing after an accidental explosion of defective ammunition at a base in southeastern Turkey's Hakkari, the Defense Ministry said Friday, Daily Sabah reported.

Retired Austrian army colonel arrested on charges of spying for Russia

An ex-colonel of the country's armed forces was detained in Austria on charges of spying for Russia, TASS reported.

Russia comments on new US sanctions

The Russian embassy in U.S. commented on new American sanctions that came into effect on November 8.

Trudeau apologizes for Canada's 1939 refusal of Jewish refugee ship

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally apologized on Wednesday for the country’s 1939 refusal to take in a ship carrying more than 900 Jewish refugees, adding that the country would do more to protect Canadian Jews from violence, Reuters reports.

White House suspends credentials for CNN journalist

The White House has suspended the credentials of CNN's chief White House correspondent hours after a testy exchange with US President Donald Trump.