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Euro sinks in Asia as Germany is gripped by uncertainty

The euro faced fresh pressure in Asian trade on Monday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel failed to form a government at

No regrets over hosting World Cup, says Qatar 2022 chief

Qatar’s most senior World Cup official said Monday there were no regrets in bidding for the 2022 tournament, despite the “abuse”

NATO sorry after Erdogan pulls troops over Norway incident

NATO apologised to Turkey on Friday after Ankara pulled its troops from a military exercise in Norway to protest incidents deemed

Hezbollah holding Lebanon hostage: Saudi FM

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister on Friday accused Hezbollah, which Riyadh blames for the shock resignation of Lebanese premier Saad Hariri, of

Philippines to implement family planning law in blow to church


A long-awaited Philippine family planning law to provide free hormonal contraceptives is finally going ahead, health officials said Thursday, ending

Qatar sets $200 minimum wage as part of labour overhaul


Qatar has set a temporary minimum wage for migrant workers worth some $200 a month, the authorities said Thursday, a

US keen on ‘expanding’ ties with sanctions-free Sudan


The United States is keen to expand relations with Sudan that have gained a “positive momentum” after Washington lifted its

IS has lost 95% of its ‘caliphate’: US-led coalition


The Islamic State group has lost 95 percent of the cross-border “caliphate” it declared three years ago in Iraq and

Da Vinci painting of Christ sells for record $450mn


A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci has sold for $450.3 million in New York, blazing a

North Korea says Trump deserves to DIE for insulting Kim Jong-un, days after the President mocked him for being ‘short and fat’

North Korea‘s state media has said U.S. President Donald Trump deserves the death