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Russia backs intention of Libya’s 2 main rival leaders for a ceasefire – Lavrov

Russia backs intention of Libya’s 2 main rival leaders for a ceasefire – Lavrov

Russia supports the intention of Libya’s two main rival leaders for a ceasefire and to hold elections early in 2018, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey...
India restores hospital oxygen supply after death of 63 people

India restores hospital oxygen supply after death of 63 people

Indian health authorities on Monday delivered oxygen to a public hospital where 63 people, half of which were children died of encephalitis (acute inflammation...
Trump blasts Republican senator on ‘moral equivalency’ after Virginia attack

Trump issues new threat, says U.S. is “locked and loaded’”

President Donald Trump on Friday issued a new threat to North Korea, saying the U.S. military was “locked and loaded” as Pyongyang accused him...
Rouhani appoints 2 women vice presidents

Rouhani appoints 2 women vice presidents

Re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday appointed two women as vice-presidents and one woman as a presidential assistant in the newly formed cabinet. According...
Singapore cancels permanent residence of 'U.S. citizen'

Singapore cancels permanent residence of ‘U.S. citizen’

Singapore on Friday canceled the permanent residence status of a professor at a prominent postgraduate school whom it identified as a U.S. citizen and...
Putin says will consider running for another 6-year term as president

Putin says will consider running for another 6-year term as president

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was first elected 17 years ago, said on Friday that he would consider running for re-election in 2018. The Kremlin...
Future of Balkans is 'in the West', Pence tells region

Future of Balkans is ‘in the West’, Pence tells region

Vice-President Mike Pence said on Wednesday in Montenegro that the U.S. sees the future of the region “in the West” and not with Russia. “We...
Death toll rises to 29 in mosque attack in Afghanistan

Death toll rises to 29 in mosque attack in Afghanistan

The death toll in Tuesday’s attack on a mosque in western Afghanistan’s Herat province has risen to 29 as more people succumbed to critical...
Trump’s 'America First' agenda looms large as NAFTA talks begin

Trump to sign anti-Russia sanctions ‘very soon’ – Pence

U.S. President Donald Trump will “very soon” sign legislation to strengthen sanctions against Russia, Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday in the former...

China formally opens first overseas military base in Djibouti

China on Tuesday formally opened its first overseas military base with a flag raising ceremony in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, the same...