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Sixteen migrants found in sealed container on ferry to Ireland, all in good health

The 16 men were found during a routine inspection on board the ferry while it was travelling from the French port of Cherbourg to Rosslare in southeast Ireland, a spokesman for the vessel's Swedish operator, Stena Line, said.

North Korea says “pointless” for Kim Jong Un to attend S.Korea ASEAN summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in sent a letter of invitation to Kim on Nov. 5, with an offer for an envoy to attend if he was unable to participate, the official KCNA news agency said.

Donald Trump wants Senate trial, expects Joe Biden to testify -White House

"President Trump wants to have a trial in the Senate because it’s clearly the only chamber where he can expect fairness and receive due process under the Constitution," spokesman Hogan Gidley said in a statement.

US Army examines TikTok security concerns after Schumer’s data warning

"National security experts have raised concerns about TikTok’s collection and handling of user data, including user content and communications, IP addresses, location-related data, metadata, and other sensitive personal information," Schumer wrote in a Nov. 7 letter to McCarthy.

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on corruption charges

An ashen-faced Netanyahu appeared on national TV late Thursday, claiming he was the victim of a grand conspiracy by police and prosecutors who had intimidated key witnesses into testifying against him.

How a killing at a Caribbean resort became an international incident

Officials, lawyers and lawmakers in the United States find themselves squaring off not only against authorities in Anguilla, a Caribbean island of some 15,000 people, but potentially also against Britain, of which it is a territory.

UN and other international bodies should take up the Dalai Lama succession issue: US

The United States is going to keep pushing on that, said Brownback who was recently in Dharamshala and addressed the Tibetan community.

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu charged in corruption cases

Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit charged Netanyahu with fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three different scandals. It is the first time a sitting Israeli prime minister has been charged with a crime.

UK’s Labour Party pledges Jallianwala Bagh apology in election manifesto

Former British Prime Minister Theresa May had stopped short of a formal apology earlier this year when she expressed “deep regret” for the colonial era attack on Vaisakhi to coincide with its 100th anniversary this year.

British Sikhs award Imran Khan to mark Guru Nanak anniversary

The awards, hosted at the Mayor of London's headquarters by the UK's All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Sikhs and London Assembly Member Onkar Sahota alongside British Sikh groups, honoured achievements across different fields.

China demands Donald Trump veto bills on Hong Kong

Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act undermined both China's interests and those of the U.S. in the semi-autonomous Chinese city.

Anita Anand becomes Canada’s first Hindu minister; Trudeau retains Harjit Sajjan, Navdeep Bains

Anand has been handed over the Public Services and Procurement portfolio which oversees public spending including the purchase of military hardware, according to the Toronto Star.