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Syrian opposition pins hopes on Donald Trump after ‘catastrophic’ Obama

March 2, 2017 6:58:51 pm

The new US administration has made it clear that its key priority in Syria is fighting Islamic State group jihadists.

UN: Mosul displacement rates highest since operation began

March 2, 2017 6:39:57 pm

The push to retake western Mosul began last msonth after the eastern half of the city was declared ``fully liberated'' in January.

Barack Obama is gearing up to re-enter politics: Report

March 2, 2017 6:36:38 pm

Obama's Attorney General Eric Holder emphatically said: “It’s coming. He’s coming. And he’s ready to roll.”

Suspected US drone strike kills two in Pakistan near Afghan border: Eyewitness

March 2, 2017 5:04:45 pm

In its last high-profile drone attack inside Pakistan, the United States in May killed Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour.

Under Xi Jinping, wealth of China’s uber-rich lawmakers grew faster than economy

March 2, 2017 4:58:54 pm

The wealth of the upper crust in the National People's Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) has grown faster than the wider economy.

US mosques get threatening letters calling for ‘slaughter of Muslims’

March 2, 2017 4:16:47 pm

A note containing the same message was also found at a Muslim community centre just a few kilometres away.

PM Theresa May faces first Brexit bill defeat

March 2, 2017 3:04:30 pm

The House of Lords voted on Wednesday 358 to 256 for an amendment requiring ministers to protect the rights of EU nationals based in the UK following Brexit.

US House Speaker Paul Ryan condoles death of Indian techie 

March 2, 2017 2:55:07 pm

Ryan met visiting Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Wednesday and expressed the House's condolences on the death of Srinivas Kuchibhotla

Pakistan: 9 terrorists held following intelligence-based combing operations

March 2, 2017 2:46:52 pm

A telecommunication system (telephone exchange) used by the terrorists has also been seized by Pakistani authorities.

North Korea says Kim Jong Nam VX poison claim absurd

March 2, 2017 2:43:08 pm

The Korean Central News Agency report came as two young women accused of actually carrying out the attack in a crowded airport lobby on February 13 were charged with murder.

France court postpones decision on extradition of ex-Kosovo PM Ramush Haradinaj

March 2, 2017 2:41:02 pm

Haradinaj's Alliance for the Future of Kosovo party has urged French authorities to stop all legal actions against him.

Bangladeshi Islamist militant killed in shootout

March 2, 2017 2:02:27 pm

Police have recovered a pistol, three rounds of bullets and two magazines from the spot.