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Freed Pakistani bloggers go abroad for safety: relatives

Two Pakistani bloggers freed after vanishing earlier this month have now left the country because of safety fears following a virulent

Iraq calls on US to review ‘wrong’ travel ban

Baghdad called Monday for the United States to review its “wrong decision” to prevent Iraqis from entering the country as parliament

Congolese M23 fighters ‘seek refuge in Rwanda’

Thirty individuals claiming to be members of a Congolese militia group have sought refuge in neighbouring Rwanda, saying they were fleeing

One million sign petition to cancel Trump’s UK state visit

A petition demanding Britain cancel a planned state visit by US President Donald Trump passed one million signatures on Monday, following

Trump says will announce Supreme Court pick Tuesday

US President Donald Trump said he will announce his nomination to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, a pick likely to tilt

US personal consumption inflation quickens in December

A key measure of US inflation posted its fastest annual gain in more than two years last month but remained shy

Starbucks to hire 10,000 refugees worldwide after Trump ban

Starbucks plans to hire 10,000 refugees worldwide over the next five years in response to President Donald Trump’s travel ban, the

India’s top court says no to national ban on cow slaughter

India’s top court Friday rejected a petition seeking a nationwide ban on cow slaughter, a flashpoint issue for Hindus who consider

Israeli police quiz Netanyahu ‘for a third time’

Israeli police on Friday grilled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his Jerusalem residence in a third round of questioning over corruption

Apple joins group devoted to keeping AI nice

A technology industry alliance devoted to making sure smart machines don’t turn against humanity said Friday that Apple has signed on