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Republicans target military witness...

Republicans target military witness...

North America

Wed, Nov 20 2019

In nearly more than seven hours of testimony, four witnesses described the months-long push for the Ukraine...

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,...

Swedish prosecutor drops Assange rape...

Swedish prosecutor drops Assange rape...

Europe

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Assange has always denied the allegation

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

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'

Van with 50 migrants smashes into Spain’s...

Van with 50 migrants smashes into Spain’s...

World

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Spain's two North African enclaves, Ceuta and Melilla, have the European Union's only land borders...

Iran spy agency leaks reveal 'vast'...

Iran spy agency leaks reveal 'vast'...

Middle East

Mon, Nov 18 2019

Iraq has had close but complex ties with its large eastern neighbour, whose sway among Iraqi political...

Catalan president goes on trial for...

Catalan president goes on trial for...

Europe

Mon, Nov 18 2019

Prosecutors have called for Quim Torra to be declared ineligible for public office for 20 months

Literary stars call on Modi to restore...

Literary stars call on Modi to restore...

Showtime

Mon, Nov 18 2019

Critics have, however, called the move a response to a Taseer cover story on Modi in Time magazine during...

China defends Xinjiang crackdown after...

China defends Xinjiang crackdown after...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Nov 18 2019

The documents, leaked by an unnamed official, included unpublished speeches by Xi as well as directives...

Girl dies, several feared missing as...

Girl dies, several feared missing as...

Europe

Mon, Nov 18 2019

The body of the dead girl was pulled from the water

Symbolic swearing-in for Sri Lanka's...

Symbolic swearing-in for Sri Lanka's...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 18 2019

The inauguration was held at a revered Buddhist shrine with an imposing stupa - reputedly built by a...