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Death toll from Indonesia quake tops 380

An earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed 387 people, authorities said Saturday, adding hundreds of thousands of displaced people were still...

Mattis makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis landed in Kabul on Friday for an unannounced visit to war-torn Afghanistan, adding his weight to a flurry of...

Trump tweets are ‘messages from some alternative universe’: China Daily

SHANGHAI: Twitter comments by US President Donald Trump — accusing China of hacking former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s email server — are an attempt...

Canadian UN peacekeepers return to Africa after 24 years

Soaring over the Niger river before entering the savannah in northern Mali, a Canadian twin-engined military helicopter is making one of its first forays...

US senators ask Assange to testify in Russia probe: WikiLeaks

LONDON: WikiLeaks said Wednesday that its founder Julian Assange was "considering" a request by a US Senate committee to testify about alleged Russian interference...

Koreas hold high-level talks on third leaders’ summit

The two Koreas opened high-level talks Monday to prepare for a possible summit in Pyongyang between the South's President Moon Jae-in and the North's...

US pilot posts explicit photos of flight attendant ex-girlfriend online

  CHICAGO: A United Airlines flight attendant is accusing the airline of failing to protect her from sexually explicit pictures that a pilot posted of...

Colombia recognises Palestine as sovereign state

BOGOTA: Colombia recognised Palestine as a sovereign state in the days before new President Ivan Duque took office, according to a letter from the...

Flood toll rises to 77 in India’s Kerala state

KOCHI: The death toll from floods in India´s tourist hotspot of Kerala increased to 77 on Thursday, as torrential rainfall threatened new areas, officials...

Seven, including two British tourists, wounded in Paris knife attack

PARIS: Seven people, including two British tourists, were wounded Sunday in Paris after they were attacked by a man armed with a knife and...
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