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Indian court rejects plea to abort foetus with Down’s Syndrome

India’s top court Tuesday denied a plea by a pregnant woman to terminate her 26-week old foetus diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome,

Bangladesh starts head count for Rohingya relocation

Bangladesh authorities have began a census of Rohingya refugees living in the country’s southeast as part of a controversial move to

Iraqi civilians flee fighting, privation in west Mosul

Hundreds of civilians fled through the desert Tuesday to escape fighting and privation in Mosul, joining thousands of others who left

Durban’s Commonwealth Games in doubt, S.Africa admits

South Africa’s sports minister Fikile Mbalula said on Tuesday that host city Durban may not be able to hold the 2022

Australian arrested over IS missile-design plot

An Australian was charged Tuesday with helping the Islamic State group develop high-tech weapons, including long-range guided missile capabilities.

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Trump to press Congress for defense spending boost

President Donald Trump will address Congress for the first time on Tuesday, selling his policies and laying out the case for

US military brass urge Trump not to slash diplomacy, aid

More than 120 retired admirals and generals urged President Donald Trump not to slash spending on diplomacy and development aid, CNN

Trump aide Conway draws ire for kneeling on White House sofa

US President Donald Trump’s senior adviser Kellyanne Conway has come under fire after a picture of her casually kneeling on a

India’s top diplomat to visit US after Kansas killing

New Delhi (AFP) – New Delhi’s top diplomat will

Sri Lanka prison bus shooting kills seven: police

Attackers opened fire on a prison bus outside Colombo on Monday, killing five prisoners and two armed guards in the worst