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Is the US behind the protests in Iraq?

Is the United States behind the protests in southern Iraq? Well, the answer to that question is both yes and no. Yes, because the US led the invasion and occupation Read More

Syrian rebels ‘reach agreement’ with government to leave Quneitra

Syrian rebels have reached an agreement with government forces to leave the strategic area of Quneitra along the border with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Syria's official SANA news agency reported. Read More

After backlash, Trump says misspoke on Russian election meddling

President Donald Trump was forced into a rare admission of error after a political firestorm following his defence of Russia over claims of meddling in the 2016 US elections. Republican Read More

Trump faces bipartisan rebuke over ‘treasonous’ summit with Putin

Republican politicians in the US have joined the Democrats and intelligence officials in denouncing President Donald Trump's failure to challenge Russian President Vladimir Putin over interference in the US elections, Read More

Trump, Putin meet in shadow of US election hack charges

Just as he did in Singapore with Kim Jong-un last month, US President Donald Trump kicked off his Monday meeting in Finland with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin alone. After Read More

Trump says NATO members agreed to spending increases

US President Donald Trump said he is now "very, very happy" because NATO members have pledged to increase defence spending to levels "never seen before", despite denials from allies like Read More

Thailand cave rescue operation: All the latest updates

Thai navy SEALs confirm sucessful end of rescue operation All 12 boys and their football coach have been rescued from a Thai cave after an 18 day ordeal, the Thai Read More

6 Thai soccer team members rescued from cave

Thai navy SEALs say rescuers have taken six members of a youth soccer team out of the cave where they had been trapped for more than two weeks, part of Read More

Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years over corruption

A Pakistani anti-corruption court has found former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif guilty of corruption and sentenced him to 10 years in prison and a $10.5m fine, a move that could Read More

Syria’s war: Rebels resume Russia talks under Jordan’s mediation

Talks have resumed between the Syrian opposition and Russian negotiators over a peace deal in a rebel-held town in southwestern Syria after Jordanian mediation, an opposition spokesperson said. Sunday's talks Read More