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More Syria health facilities hit so far in 2018 than all 2017: UN

More Syrian health facilities were attacked in the first four months of 2018 than all of last year combined, the United

Prince Charles to walk Meghan down aisle after dad drops out

Prince Charles will be the one to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle when she marries his son Prince Harry, palace

Far from zen: Japan monk sues temple for overwork


A Japanese monk is suing his temple, claiming he was forced to work non-stop catering to visiting tourists and that

Russia, China tighten ties with Iran


Russia and China moved Thursday to extend their economic influence in Iran, while Europeans are finding it harder to ignore

Chinese private firm launches first space rocket

A suborbital rocket was launched into space Thursday by a start-up in China’s burgeoning commercial aeronautics industry,

Facebook’s Zuckerberg agrees closed-door talks with MEPs

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to meet European Parliament members behind closed-doors to answer questions in the wake of the

Philippines lifts ban for Kuwait-bound workers


The Philippines on Wednesday lifted its ban on migrant workers heading to jobs in Kuwait, capping a diplomatic row sparked

UN says 160,000 anglophone Cameroonians fled violence since 2016

Some 160,000 people have fled their homes in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions because of violence between anglophone separatists and government forces, the

North Korea to join efforts for total nuclear weapons test ban

North Korea plans to join international efforts to implement a total ban on nuclear weapons tests, it told the United Nations

US has lost ‘mediator role’ in Middle East: Erdogan

The US has lost its role as mediator in the Middle East by moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Turkish