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Reuters journalists clock up 100 days in jail in Myanmar

Two Reuters journalists reached their 100th day in detention in Myanmar on Wednesday as pre-trial hearings drag on over charges under

Growing mistrust threatens Facebook after data mining scandal

As Facebook reels from the scandal over hijacked personal data, a movement to quit the social network gathered momentum Wednesday, portending

China to reorganise propaganda efforts at home and abroad

China Wednesday announced a series of changes aimed at strengthening its global influence, including the creation of a centralised news service

Texas bomb suspect blows himself up after police move in

A white man suspected of carrying out a series of deadly parcel bombings in the Texas state capital Austin blew himself

US Fed to hike interest rates for first time in 2018

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce Wednesday the first of at least three interest rate hikes this year as

Spring snow storm slams US Northeast

The fourth significant snow storm in three weeks pounded the US Northeast Wednesday, cancelling hundreds of flights and closing schools and

India confirms deaths of 39 workers abducted in Iraq

The bodies of 39 Indian construction workers kidnapped in Iraq in 2014 by the Islamic State group have been found in

Rights group calls on Pakistan to end enforced disappearances

Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on Pakistan to resolve hundreds of cases of enforced disappearances for which “no one

Public smiles, private problems as Saudi prince visits White House

Saudi Arabia’s young crown prince heads to the White House Tuesday, looking to underscore his grip on power and ensure that

Netanyahu says African migrants worse threat than jihadists

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that an electronic fence along the Israel-Egypt border has saved the Jewish state from