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Israel welcomes Australia's Jerusalem decision By AFP | Last Updated: 15th December, 2018, 22:48

Morrison says Australia would establish a defence and trade office in the west of the city

Israel welcomes Australia's Jerusalem decision

Turkey won't 'give up' on Khashoggi murder probe: minister Turkey won't 'give up' on Khashoggi murder probe: minister

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that the killing was ordered at the highest levels of the Saudi government


Israel army razes home of Palestinian attacker in night-long raid Israel army razes home of Palestinian attacker in night-long raid

The incursion late Friday triggered clashes with angry residents following a week of rising tensions


Qatar says Gulf alliance needs replacing Qatar says Gulf alliance needs replacing

They also accuse the emirate of advocating improved relations with Saudi arch rival Iran


Palestinians slam Australia's move on Jerusalem Palestinians slam Australia's move on Jerusalem

The country becomes one of just a few to follow US President Donald Trump's lead and recognise the contested city as Israel's capital


7 civilians, 4 combatants killed in Kashmir fighting

11 killed in Kashmir fighting

At least 238 militants, 150 members of government forces and 150 civilians have died in the armed conflict so far this year


Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns Sri Lanka's disputed PM Rajapaksa resigns

In October, President Maithripala Sirisena sacked then prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, replacing him with Mr Rajapaksa


More than 260 migrants died trying to cross the US southern border: Report Over 260 migrants died trying to cross US border: Report

The figure represents migrant deaths recorded by border officials within their area of responsibility and is not exclusive to people in U.S. custody


Afghanistan hosts Pakistan, China for wide-ranging talks Afghanistan hosts Pakistan, China for wide-ranging talks

China has lent tens of billions of dollars to Pakistan and the two have forged close economic ties as part of Beijing's "One Belt, One Road" policy


Indian forces kill 3 rebels, 2 civilians in Kashmir fighting Indian forces kill 5 in Kashmir fighting

The killings sparked more protests and clashes at several places in the area


Nepal truck crash kills 20 mourners Nepal truck crash kills 20 mourners

Fourteen others have been injured as the vehicle veered off an unpaved narrow road in a hilly area


Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

He adds Australia also recognised the aspirations of the Palestinians to a state with a capital in East Jerusalem


Court rules Obamacare is unconstitutional Court rules Obamacare is unconstitutional

A coalition of 20 states argued the entire law had been invalidated by a change in tax rules last year which eliminated a penalty


France set for more ‘yellow vest’ protests despite Macron concessions France set for more ‘yellow vest’ protests

The number of protesters who turn out could determine the fate of the movement, five days after Macron announced a series of tax and wage concessions


Migrant caravan: US to investigate after child dies in custody at border US to investigate child migrant’s death

The Guatemalan child, named as Jakelin Caal Maquin, was detained last week after crossing the US-Mexico border with her father, officials say


Nigerian military lifts Unicef ban after 'spy' row Nigeria lifts Unicef ban after 'spy' row

The military says this came after "extensive deliberations" during emergency talks with Unicef officials


Sri Lanka's disputed PM Mahinda Rajapaksa to step down Sri Lanka's PM Rajapaksa to step down

The South Asian island nation has had no functioning government for nearly two weeks


Yemen war: Firing in Hudaydah raises fears for new truce Firing raises fears for new Yemen truce

The ceasefire for the port was only agreed between the government and rebels at talks in Sweden on Thursday


Cohen says Trump knew hush money payment was wrong Trump knew payment was wrong - Cohen

The president has denied ever asking Cohen to make illegal payments


Trump names new acting chief of staff Trump names new acting chief of staff

Mr Mulvaney, 51, replaces General John Kelly, who is leaving by the end of the year


Eleven die and dozens ill after eating rice at Indian temple Eleven die after eating at Indian temple

About 70 people have been admitted to hospital after eating the food following a ceremony in the southern state of Karnataka


US-backed forces expel IS from east Syria hub US-backed forces expel IS from east Syria hub

IS fighters pulled back to positions east of Hajin Friday


Migrant caravan: Girl dies in custody after crossing US-Mexico border Girl dies in custody at US-Mexico border

The girl, who arrived in the US last week as part of a group of migrants, died of dehydration and shock, the Washington Post reported


Iran deal, Saudi murder: Turbulent year shakes up Middle East Turbulent year shakes up Middle East

Trump has asserted the petro-state's importance as a lucrative buyer of US arms


Brexit: EU says no to May on renegotiating deal No renegotiation on Brexit, EU tells May

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker says there could be clarifications but no renegotiation


13 young miners feared dead in India's remote northeast 13 young miners feared dead in India

Police say rescuers would be able to reach those missing only after the water has been pumped out of the mine


Israeli troops arrest dozens in West Bank Israeli troops arrest dozens in West Bank

The arrests come in the wake of a pair of deadly shootings this week believed to have been carried out by Hamas activists


7 killed, 3 injured after vehicle falls into gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir 7 killed after vehicle falls into gorge in India's Kashmir

The accident takes place in mountainous Reasi district, about 210 km south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir


Rahul Gandhi’s delicate balancing act Rahul Gandhi’s delicate balancing act

Rahul Gandhi picking veteran Kamal Nath as chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and Ashok Gehlot as CM of Rajasthan


Protesters, police scuffle in anti-tax protests in Jordan Protesters scuffle in anti-tax protests in Jordan

Some protesters near the prime minister's office scuffled with riot police who fired several rounds of tear gas


Japan begins reclamation at disputed US base despite protest Japan begins reclamation at disputed US base

Opponents of the relocation say it would not only be an environmental debacle but also ignore local wishes to remove the base


Leopard kills Indian Buddhist monk meditating in forest Leopard kills monk meditating in forest

Rahul Walke had been "meditating under a tree" in the Tadoba forest, which is a protected tiger reserve


'Racist' Gandhi statue removed from University of Ghana Ghana removes 'racist' Gandhi statue

  A statue of Mahatma Gandhi, the famed Indian independence leader, has been removed from a university…


Our Brexit deal is at risk, May warns EU leaders

Our Brexit deal is at risk, May warns EU

She urges EU leaders to work with her to "change the perception" of the controversial "backstop" plan


Kim Jong-un face mask stirs controversy in South Korea Kim Jong-un face mask stirs controversy

The firm says it has sold more than 25,000 "unification moisture nuclear masks" since June


Senators vote to end US backing for Saudi war on Yemen Senate defies Trump with Saudi war vote

The historic vote is the first time any chamber of US Congress has agreed to pull US forces from a military conflict under the 1973 War Powers Act


Strasbourg Christmas market attacker Chekatt shot dead Strasbourg market attacker shot dead

Three people have died following the shooting at the market and several more were seriously injured


Theresa May won't lead Conservatives into next election May won't lead Tories into next election

May says the party would prefer to "to go into that election with another leader", as she arrived in Brussels for an EU summit


Sri Lanka parliament sacking 'illegal' Sri Lanka parliament sacking 'illegal'

The Supreme Court on Thursday said the president could not dissolve parliament until it was four-and-a-half years through its five-year term


Fire destroys thousands of Congo voting machines in capital Fire destroys thousands of Congo voting machines

Congo's first use of voting machines on December 23, a rarity in Africa, has caused concerns among the opposition

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