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Army ‘kills 10’ in attack on militia in east DR Congo


Ten fighters were killed Thursday when the army launched a pre-dawn attack on a militia in the restive eastern region

Pentagon confirms three US soldiers killed in Niger ambush


Three US soldiers and one from another nation were killed when a joint US-Niger patrol was ambushed near the border

Putin says extending OPEC deal ‘possible’

Russian President Vladimir Putin did not rule out Wednesday a possible extension to a landmark OPEC agreement to cap oil output,

Tokyo 2020 water venue polluted

Tokyo Olympic organisers said Wednesday that prolonged summer rain had temporarily brought high levels of bacteria to a venue intended for

Putin calls for better US ties as he meets new envoy

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called for “predictable and mutually beneficial” ties with the United States as he received diplomatic

Vanuatu volcano eruption threat recedes: scientists

A Vanuatu volcano that sparked the evacuation of an entire island appeared to be stabilising, scientists said Tuesday, although aid workers

Facebook to hire 1,000 human monitors to work alongside its AI to try and stamp out election manipulation

Facebook on Monday said it will hire more than 1,000 people to thwart deceptive ads crafted to knock elections

In first, Saudi king set for Russia visit

King Salman of Saudi Arabia will arrive in Russia this week to conduct the first official visit to the country by

UN extends probe of Myanmar violence

The UN decided Friday to extend an investigation into abuses committed in Myanmar, especially in Rakhine state, where violence has forced

Suicide bomber blows up near Shiite mosque in Kabul: police

A suicide bomber posing as a shepherd blew himself up near a Shiite mosque in Kabul on Friday killing at least one person,