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US to sharply limit refugee flows to...

US to sharply limit refugee flows to...

North America

Tue, Sep 18 2018

The refugee ceiling of 45,000 set last year was the lowest since 1980, when the modern refugee program...

Trump orders more Russia-related probe...

Trump orders more Russia-related probe...

North America

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee,...

Trump defends Supreme Court pick after...

Trump defends Supreme Court pick after...

North America

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Kavanaugh flatly denied the accusation

Syria downs Russian plane, Moscow blames...

Syria downs Russian plane, Moscow blames...

Middle East

Tue, Sep 18 2018

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said some missiles did get through and struck ammunition depots...

Russian social media bans Myanmar army...

Russian social media bans Myanmar army...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Facebook disabled his account in January after a string of vitriol targeting the stateless minority

Russia, Turkey agree to create buffer...

Russia, Turkey agree to create buffer...

Middle East

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Idlib is held by an array of rebels. The most powerful is Tahrir al-Sham, an amalgamation of Islamist...

RSS opens up as India’s elections...

RSS opens up as India’s elections...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

A couple of years ago the RSS gave up its old-fashioned khaki shorts to raise its appeal among young...

Pakistan's austerity car auction falls...

Pakistan's austerity car auction falls...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Nearly three-quarters of the 101 vehicles on offer on Monday were more than 10 years old

Pakistan raises gas prices to trim subsidies...

Pakistan raises gas prices to trim subsidies...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Such price rises are politically sensitive in Pakistan, which has enjoyed decades of cheap gas due to...

UN investigator: Myanmar military brutality...

UN investigator: Myanmar military brutality...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

A shorter version of the mission's report, published last month, had already called for Myanmar's...

Kim hugs Moon as inter-Korean summit...

Kim hugs Moon as inter-Korean summit...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Kim greeted Moon with hugs and handshakes as the South Korean leader landed in the North's capital...

India, US closing in on package deal...

India, US closing in on package deal...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

US companies are hungrily watching an Indian economy that is growing at more than 8%, as they seek presence...

Germany rolls out world's first hydrogen...

Germany rolls out world's first hydrogen...

Europe

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Excess energy is stored in ion lithium batteries on board the train

Britain sees no good alternative to...

Britain sees no good alternative to...

Europe

Tue, Sep 18 2018

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said earlier this month the bloc was open to discussing...

Bill Gates: To fight poverty, world...

Bill Gates: To fight poverty, world...

World

Tue, Sep 18 2018

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation released its annual ‘Goalkeepers’ report measuring...

UN probe: Myanmar army should be removed...

UN probe: Myanmar army should be removed...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Myanmar only recently emerged from almost a half century of military junta rule and Aung San Suu Kyi's...

Report: Renewables to surpass fossil...

Report: Renewables to surpass fossil...

Environment

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Fossil fuel demand is due to peak between 2020 and 2027

Japan fashion guru Maezawa lands first...

Japan fashion guru Maezawa lands first...

World

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Founder and Chief Executive of online fashion retailer Zozo, Yusaku Maezawa will be first person to travel...

South Korean leader arrives in Pyongyang...

South Korean leader arrives in Pyongyang...

World

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Moon has been instrumental in brokering the diplomatic thaw that saw a historic summit between Kim and...

US to sharply limit refugee flows to...

US to sharply limit refugee flows to...

North America

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Pompeo said the new limit reflected the administration’s preference for settling refugees closer...

Trump slaps tariffs on $200 billion...

Trump slaps tariffs on $200 billion...

North America

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Collection of tariffs on the long-anticipated list will start September 24, but the rate will increase...