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Infographic: Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s...

Infographic: Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s...

East Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Shinzo Abe surpasses Katsura Tarō as the longest-serving prime minister in the history of Japan’s...

US blacklists companies, people for...

US blacklists companies, people for...

North America

Tue, Nov 19 2019

'The targets were blacklisted under an executive order that imposes sanctions on terrorists and those...

Northern Ireland's DUP will not support...

Northern Ireland's DUP will not support...

Europe

Tue, Nov 19 2019

'We are very clear that we will not be supporting a Jeremy Corbyn-led labour party in a...

Bolivian farmers rage against interim...

Bolivian farmers rage against interim...

Latin America

Tue, Nov 19 2019

The farmers say the military and police opened fire when pro-Morales protesters tried to enter the central...

UN: Trump war crimes pardons send disturbing...

UN: Trump war crimes pardons send disturbing...

North America

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Trump on Friday pardoned a former soldier convicted of murder and a Green Beret charged with killing...

Taliban release 2 Western hostages in...

Taliban release 2 Western hostages in...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

The release of American Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weeks, both professors at the American University...

Johnson, Corbyn face off in first election...

Johnson, Corbyn face off in first election...

Europe

Tue, Nov 19 2019

The two men have sparred only a handful of times in parliament, making the prime-time debate, broadcast...

3 killed as Iran unrest shows no signs...

3 killed as Iran unrest shows no signs...

Middle East

Tue, Nov 19 2019

The situation on the streets remains unclear largely due to the government-imposed internet outage which...

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon highest...

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon highest...

Latin America

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Previous data showed clearing in the Amazon nearly doubled in the first eight months of this year, compared...

Avalanche kills six on Siachen Glacier...

Avalanche kills six on Siachen Glacier...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

The disaster was the latest on the Siachen Glacier at more than 16,500 feet that is claimed by India...

Yemen rebels seize two S Korean, one...

Yemen rebels seize two S Korean, one...

World

Tue, Nov 19 2019

The Houthis acknowledged they had seized three ships, including a Saudi one, in the Red Sea a few miles...

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa likely to re-boot...

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa likely to re-boot...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Under Mahinda, who may become prime minister, Sri Lanka secured almost $7 billion in loans from China,...

Nawaz Sharif leaves Pakistan for medical...

Nawaz Sharif leaves Pakistan for medical...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

'Nawaz Sharif will go to Boston after going through a detailed checkup in London'

House investigating whether Trump lied...

House investigating whether Trump lied...

North America

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Mueller submitted his is report to US Attorney General William Barr in March after completing a 22-month...

Swedish prosecutor drops Assange rape...

Swedish prosecutor drops Assange rape...

Europe

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Assange has always denied the allegation

Infographic: Worldwide wave of...

Infographic: Worldwide wave of...

World

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Large-scale anti-government demonstrations, triggered by economic discontent, corruption and alleged...

15 killed in China mine blast

15 killed in China mine blast

East Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Official news agency Xinhua reported that 35 miners were working underground when the blast happened,...

UN court to hear Myanmar genocide case...

UN court to hear Myanmar genocide case...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Myanmar has repeatedly defended the crackdown on the Rohingya as necessary to stamp out militants

Hong Kong campus holdouts desperately...

Hong Kong campus holdouts desperately...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Some 235 injured were taken to hospital on Tuesday

Israelis celebrate, Palestinians rail...

Israelis celebrate, Palestinians rail...

Middle East

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said it reflected 'an historical truth'

Kosovo at a glance

Kosovo at a glance

World

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Kosovo, formerly an autonomous province of former Yugoslavia, had to pay a heavy price for its...