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US Senate approves anti-BDS bill, slowdown of Syria withdrawal

The US Senate has passed legislation defining United States security policy in the Middle East, introducing a measure that would allow state and local governments to sanction those who support Read More

Erdogan slams US ‘silence’ over Khashoggi, demands Saudi answers

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at the United States for not taking a tougher position against Saudi Arabia over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, as he demanded Read More

200 missing, seven confirmed dead

At least seven people have been killed and about 200 others have gone missing in southeast Brazil after a tailings dam collapsed at an iron ore mine. Fabio Schvartsman, the Read More

UN names members of international inquiry into Khashoggi murder

The United Nations human rights office has said that a team of international experts would conduct an inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Agnes Callamard, UN special Read More

More than 100 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attack

More than 100 members of Afghan security forces were killed when armed Taliban fighters attacked a military base and police training centre outside of Kabul on Monday, a senior defence Read More

India security forces open fire at Kashmir funeral, 11 injured

At least 11 people have been injured after Indian security forces opened fire on mourners, who were attending the funeral of two rebels in Indian-administered Kashmir. Zeenat ul-Islam was killed Read More

‘This is a brave new Canadian’

Rahaf Alqunun, the 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life, has landed in Canada, after being granted asylum in the North American country. Alqunun Read More

‘God man’ Ram Rahim Singh convicted of killing journalist

A flamboyant Indian ‘god man’ has been convicted of killing a journalist who was investigating two rapes committed by the influential spiritual leader. Ram Rahim Singh was convicted on Friday Read More

North Korea’s Kim visiting China at Xi Jinping’s invitation

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in China for a four-day visit at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, as preparations increase for a second summit with US Read More

Tear gas, stun grenades fired as Sudan protests enter 10th day

Sudanese police have fired tear gas and stun grenades on hundreds of protesters in several cities, including the capital Khartoum, as opposition groups urged for more anti-government protests. The protests, Read More