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Tensions deepen between Saudi, Iran, US after Trump visit

The yawning gap between Tehran and Washington has grown even wider with US President Donald Trump’s latest efforts to isolate Iran,

Cholera kills 315 in Yemen in less than month: WHO

Cholera has killed 315 people in Yemen in under a month, the World Health Organization has said, as another aid organisation

China, Russia launch long-haul challenge to Boeing, Airbus

China and Russia on Monday launched an ambitious project to jointly develop a long-haul jet to challenge Boeing and Airbus, just

Russia slams ‘illegitimate’ US-led strikes on Syrian forces

Russia on Friday condemned a strike by the US-led coalition against Syrian pro-regime forces as “illegitimate” and said it could harm

Chinese military jets intercept US aircraft: officials

Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American military plane over the East China Sea, the US Air Force said Friday.


Nearly 70 prisoners flee in second DR Congo jail break

Dozens of prisoners escaped from a jail in Democratic Republic of Congo early Friday, less than 48 hours after rebels attacked

Japan princess’s betrothal highlights male royal succession woes


Emperor Akihito’s granddaughter’s upcoming engagement to her college sweetheart, a commoner, will cost the princess her royal status

IS kills more than 50 in central Syria attack: monitor


The Islamic State group killed more than 50 people in an attack on two government-held villages in central

China, ASEAN agree on draft framework for South China Sea code


China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) took a step towards easing tensions in the South

General Motors to stop sales in India by year end


US auto giant General Motors will stop selling cars in India by year end, it said Thursday, putting