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Indian parliament begin voting for new president

Indian parliament begin voting for new president

India’s parliament began voting on Monday for a new president in an election likely to be won by a candidate backed by the ruling...
Iraqi forces strike IS in Mosul days after declaring victory

Iraqi forces strike IS in Mosul days after declaring victory

Iraqi forces clashed with Islamic State (IS) fighters holding out in Mosul’s Old City on Wednesday, more than 36 hours after Prime Minister Haider...
Sri Lanka's cabinet 'clears port deal' after security concerns addressed

Sri Lanka to ban plastic shopping bags

Sri Lanka’s Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said on Wednesday that the island nation will ban plastic shopping bags while it is facing a dengue...
Russia supports unification of 3 Syrian opposition groups – Lavrov

Moscow working out response to U.S. seizure of diplomatic property – Lavrov

Moscow is working out retaliatory measures in response to the U.S. seizure of Russia’s diplomatic property, but does not consider it necessary to comment...
Iraqi forces strike IS in Mosul days after declaring victory

IS tightens grip on village near Mosul after defeat

Islamic State has captured a village in the south of Mosul despite losing control of its stronghold in the city, an Iraqi army officer...
Iraqi forces fighting IS in western Mosul’s old quarter

Iraqi forces fighting IS in western Mosul’s old quarter

Iraqi forces are fighting Islamic State as they push to retake the remaining part of the extremist militia’s former stronghold of Mosul. Iraqiya state TV...
Iraqi forces fighting IS in western Mosul’s old quarter

Iraqi forces capture historic Mosul mosque

Iraqi forces captured on Thursday the wrecked historic mosque of Mosul in which Islamic State proclaimed its self-styled “caliphate” three years ago. According to an...
Rouhani’s defence nominee vows to bolster Iran’s missile programme

Iran: Trump’s travel ban will breed more terrorism

Iran on Tuesday accused U.S. President Donald Trump of fanning the flames of terrorism with his travel ban on the citizens of six predominately...
UN must remain centre of international system, no alternative exists – Putin

Putin wants impartial investigation into Syria chemical attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said Russia condemned the use of chemical weapons by anyone. He called for a full and impartial investigation into...
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...