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Saudi frees prince in $1bn settlement agreement

Saudi frees prince in $1bn settlement agreement

Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, was freed after reaching an “acceptable settlement agreement” with...
N. Korean missile launch denotes need for decent military, gov’t financing – Trump

N. Korean missile launch denotes need for decent military, gov’t financing – Trump

The North Korean recent missile launch has reaffirmed the need to allocate more funding for the needs of the U.S. government and army, President...
Russia, Sudan have good prospects for economic cooperation – Putin

Russia, Sudan have good prospects for economic cooperation – Putin

Russia and Sudan have good prospects for economic cooperation in various fields, including energy sector, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday at the meeting with...
Cambodian PM suggests ‘death’ for protesting opposition leaders

Cambodian PM suggests ‘death’ for protesting opposition leaders

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said opposition leaders Kem Sokha and Sam Rainsy would have been killed if he had known they were calling...
Iran declares day of mourning for quake victims

Iran declares day of mourning for quake victims

Iran has declared Tuesday a day of mourning for the more than 400 people, who died after a powerful earthquake struck its border region...
6.0-magnitude earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing more than 130

More than 120 people were killed in Iran and at least several others in Iraq when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region,...
Trump says has 'great relationship' with Duterte; brief mention of rights

Trump says has ‘great relationship’ with Duterte; brief mention of rights

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had a “great relationship” with his Philippines counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte. Their meeting was one of the most...
Oil eases but Saudi tensions keep 2-1/2 year highs in sight

Oil eases but Saudi tensions keep 2-1/2 year highs in sight

Oil prices largely held on to their gains after posting the biggest rise in six weeks following the Saudi moves. Brent crude futures were at...
Trump visit could be ‘turning point’ on North Korea policy, says Moon

Trump visit could be ‘turning point’ on North Korea policy, says Moon

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea said he hoped a visit by U.S President Donald Trump would be a turning point in efforts to...
Trump visit could be ‘turning point’ on North Korea policy, says Moon

‘We hope to God’ military force not needed against N. Korea – Trump

“We hope to God we never have to use” military force against North Korea, U.S. President Donald Trump said at a joint news conference...