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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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...
Islamic state claims responsibility for Kabul mosque attack

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...
South Korea’s impeached Park not leaving presidential Blue House ‘for now’ – spokesman

South Korea’s impeached Park not leaving presidential Blue House ‘for now’ – spokesman

Impeached South Korean leader Park Geun-hye will not leave the presidential Blue House residence on Friday, her spokesman said following a constitutional court verdict...
Russia supports unification of 3 Syrian opposition groups – 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...
Sri Lanka's cabinet 'clears port deal' after security concerns addressed

Protests in India after fisherman is shot dead by Sri Lankan navy

A Tamil fisherman was allegedly shot dead by the Sri Lankan Navy triggering protests in south India, following which Delhi raised concerns over the...
Former Iraqi President Talabani’s body arrives in Kurdistan

Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani dies in German hospital

Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, has died in a hospital in Germany, Iraqiya state television reported on Tuesday. Talabani had been hospitalised several times in...
Israeli soldier killed, scores injured in Beersheva bus station attack

Israeli soldier killed, scores injured in Beersheva bus station attack

An Israeli soldier has been killed and several other people have been wounded in a gun and knife attack at a bus station in...
Indian plane carrying 122 people diverted after threat call

Indian plane carrying 122 people diverted after threat call

A passenger plane with 122 people on board destined to New Delhi was on Monday diverted midway following a threat call, local media reports...
Kim Jong Nam’s body set to leave Malaysia by plane –reports

Malaysia says DNA sample confirms murdered Kim Jong Nam’s identity

Malaysia has confirmed the identity of Kim Jong Nam’s body based on a DNA sample taken from one of his children, the Deputy Prime...
World’s longest cross-sea bridge installed

World’s longest cross-sea bridge installed

Chinese engineers have installed a 6,000-ton key structure of the world’s longest cross-sea bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao. Lin Ming, chief engineer of...