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France is spending $1.6 million to kill rats

International Desk: The mayor of Paris said Sunday the city would spend 1.5 million euros ($1.6 million) to Details

‘Syria war: 2016 deadliest year yet for children’

International Desk:Syria's children "hit rock bottom" in 2016, with more killed than in any other year of the Details

Ivanka is exception to dad's 'Buy American' rule

International Desk:In his January opening speech, US President Donald Trump made a seemingly straightforward pledge: "We will follow Details

Saudi women unite to inspire new generation

International Desk:Saudi women from adventurers to inventors are expecting a unique meeting in Riyadh on Saturday will highlight Details

Malaysian police formally identify Kim Jong Nam

International Desk:The identification process touches on one of the flashpoints in a case that has broken once-warm ties Details

Gunmen attack military hospital in Kabul

International Desk:Gunmen stormed a military hospital Wednesday in a neighborhood in the Afghan capital Kabul that is also Details

President Donald Trump signs new travel ban

International Desk:President Donald Trump on Monday signed a new version of his controversial travel ban, targeting to withstand Details

16 killed in Panama after bus drives into ravine

International Desk:At least 16 farmers were killed and 35 injured when a bus drove off a highway down Details

Wave of IS car bombs targets Iraqi troops

International Desk:Iraqi troops encountered the 'heaviest' clashes yet with Islamic State group fighters Sunday in western Mosul since Details

Jordan hangs 15 convicts in rare mass execution

International Desk:Jordan executed 15 death row prisoners including convicted "terrorists" at dawn on Saturday, its information minister said, Details

Saudi Emperor Salman embraces ‘selfie’ on tour

International Desk:Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has embraced the “selfie”, taking part in a number of light-hearted self-shot pictures Details

Malaysia charges two women with killing Nam

International Desk:Malaysia on Wednesday charged two women — an Indonesian and a Vietnamese — with killing the estranged Details

NK diplomats in Malaysia to retrieve Nam’s body

International Desk:A high-level North Korean delegation reached in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday seeking the body of leader Kim Details

Bangladesh recognises Kosovo’s independence

International Desk: Bangladesh on Monday recognized Kosovo as an independent country. The cabinet approved a foreign ministry proposal for Details

Malaysia airport declared  ‘safe of any toxin’

International Desk:The airport terminal where the half-brother of North Korea's leader was killed with a nerve agent has Details

China Nanchang hotel fire kills 3, injures 14

International Desk:In a major fire that broke out on Saturday in a luxury hotel in Nanchang, Jiangxi province Details

‘Kim Jong Nam killed by VX nerve agent’

Staff Correspondent:Malaysian police today said a preliminary report showed the killing of Kim Jong Nam was carried out Details

‘Mass exile not goal of immigration memos’

International Desk:Mass deportation is not the destination of the Trump administration, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has Details

6 killed, 14 injured in Pakistan court Bomblast

International Desk:At least six people were killed and 14 injured in a suicide blast and firing by terrorists Details

CCTV footage shows deadly assault on Nam

International Desk: A week after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half brother Kim Jong-nam’s alleged assassination at Kuala Details