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Amsterdam station attack suspect remains in custody Amsterdam station attack suspect remains in custody

Dutch authorities says Jawed, who held a German residency permit, allegedly had a "terrorist motive"


11 killed in suspected communal violence in central Nigeria 11 killed in suspected communal violence in central Nigeria

11 more people received injury and were in hospital


UN court hears case over strategic Indian Ocean islands UN court hears case over strategic Indian Ocean islands

Judges at the International Court of Justice begin hearing arguments for an advisory opinion


Trump's pollution rules rollback to hit coal country hard Trump's pollution rules rollback to hit coal country hard

An analysis done by his own Environmental Protection Agency concludes that the plan would lead to a greater number of people dying prematurely


Argentina's president announces new austerity measures Argentina's president announces new austerity measures

The center-right president admitted in a speech to the nation that Argentina was facing "an emergency"


Rivals jostle for power as Iraq parliament meets Rivals jostle for power as Iraq parliament meets

They face a challenge from rivals who also claim to have the upper hand


British envoy says Myanmar case hurt rule of law British envoy says Myanmar case hurt rule of law

British Ambassador Dan Chugg, who was in court for Monday's verdict, said the case has "struck a hammer-blow to the rule of law in Myanmar"


Philippines’ Duterte apologises for cursing Obama Philippines’ Duterte apologises for cursing Obama

The Philippine leader apologises to former US president for calling him a “son of a whore” in 2016


Mekong floods kill 32 people in Cambodia so far: spokesman Mekong floods kill 32 people in Cambodia so far: spokesman

The floods had affected almost 100,000 families, forcing 8,963 families to evacuate to higher grounds, the spokesman says


Myanmar court sentences Reuters reporters to 7 years in jail Myanmar court sentences Reuters reporters to 7 years in jail

The case has drawn worldwide attention as an example of how press freedom is suffering under the government of Nobel Peace laureate Suu Kyi


Brazil's 200-year-old national museum hit by huge fire (Video) Fire ravages 200-year-old Brazil museum (Video)

One of Latin America's largest natural history museums, in Rio de Janeiro, is hit by a huge blaze


War monitor says blasts in Syria airport killed 2 War monitor says blasts in Syria airport killed 2

The Syrian government blamed Israel for previous attacks on the airport


US general assumes NATO command in Afghanistan US general assumes NATO command in Afghanistan

Nicholson calls on the Taliban to accept the government's offer of a cease-fire


Egypt says village found in Nile Delta predated pharaohs Egypt says village found in Nile Delta predated pharaohs

Chief archaeologist Frederic Gio says his team found silos containing animal bones and food


Tens of thousands mourn murdered Ukraine rebel 'hero' Tens of thousands mourn murdered Ukraine rebel 'hero'

Armed men in fatigues cordoned off the city centre and public transport was temporarily suspended


Helicopter with 10 aboard crashes near Afghan army base, 3 rescued
Helicopter crashes in Afghanistan, 3 rescued

According to initial information,the helicopter was carrying 10 people and fate of the remaining seven army personnel was not known immediately


UN chief condemns escalating violence in Libya UN chief condemns escalating violence in Libya

According to a health ministry toll at least 39 people have been killed and some 100 injured in five days of clashes among rival militias


Myanmar solves 'ghost ship' mystery Myanmar solves 'ghost ship' mystery

Old and unseaworthy vessels are often towed to Bangladesh which houses a thriving -- and controversial -- ship-breaking industry


Blasts from area of military airport shake Syrian capital Blasts from area of military airport shake Syrian capital

The explosions were seen and heard coming from the direction of the Mezzeh airport, southwest of the capital


Over 78,000 people still affected by floods in Thailand Over 78,000 people still affected by floods in Thailand

More than 162,711 people from 55,353 families in 2,318 villages from 18 provinces have been affected by the flooding since Aug. 17


US military to cancel $300m in Pakistan aid over terror groups US military to cancel $300m Pakistan aid

The Pentagon says Pakistan is failing to tackle militancy and the funds should be used elsewhere


Palestinians condemn US ending funding for UN refugee agency Palestinians condemn US ending funding for UN refugee agency

The move does "not serve peace but rather strengthens terrorism in the region"


8 injured in blaze at German refinery; hundreds evacuated      8 injured in blaze at German refinery

Police says the fire spread quickly after a loud detonation was heard early Saturday in the southern German town of Vohburg an der Donau


Jobseeker visa violators to face strict action in UAE
Jobseeker visa violators to face strict action in UAE

The six-month residence visa applies to the people who entered the country through legal channels


Amsterdam train station attack victims US citizens Amsterdam train station attack victims US citizens

Two bystanders who were seriously injured in a knife attack at Amsterdam's Central Station are US…


Pakistan temporarily closes consulate in Afghanistan Pakistan temporarily closes consulate in Afghanistan

The closure of the Jalalabad mission is a reflection of strained relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan


18 injured as plane skids off runway in Sochi 18 injured as plane skids off runway in Sochi

The injured, including three children, receive necessary medical assistance


Pepper spray discharges during flight to Hawaii, 15 treated Pepper spray discharges during flight to Hawaii, 15 treated

The flight crew of the Boeing 767 declared an emergency to get priority to land at the airport in Hawaii


US ends aid to Palestinian refugee agency Unrwa US ends aid to Palestinian refugee agency Unrwa

A spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas later said the move was an "assault" against his people


British-Bangladeshi gets 30-yr for plot to kill PM May British-Bangladeshi gets 30-yr for plot to kill PM May

Rahman was convicted in London last month of planning to bomb the entry gates to the prime minister's residence at 10 Downing Street


US-Canada trade talks going down to wire US-Canada trade talks going down to wire

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is holding talks in Washington with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland aimed at reaching a new deal


Couple ordered to turn over funds raised for homeless man Couple ordered to turn over funds raised for homeless man

A New Jersey judge issues the order Thursday during a hearing on the lawsuit brought by Johnny Bobbitt


India rape victim self-immolates protesting police inaction India rape victim self-immolates protesting police inaction

Authorities are now investigating if the victim was coerced by officials


In Bulgaria 3 ministers resign over deadly bus crash In Bulgaria 3 ministers resign over deadly bus crash

Three Bulgarian ministers have resigned in the aftermath of a bus crash that killed 17 people and injured…


Kashmir rebels abduct 11 as Supreme Court puts back rights hearing Kashmir rebels abduct 11 relatives of police

Kashmir opposition politicians and even business leaders say the move is part of a bid by the government to overturn the region's Muslim majority


Sex workers' union ignites debate over prostitution in Spain Sex workers' union ignites debate over prostitution in Spain

There is no punishment for those who offer paid sexual services freely as long as it's not in public spaces


Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks

Moon and Kim are set to meet next month in Pyongyang for their third summit


Chile's Michelle Bachelet to be new UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet to be new UN Human Rights Chief

Bachelet, a victim of torture under the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, was conservative Chile’s first female leader


Philippines tells Filipinos to brace for Malaysian crackdown Philippines tells Filipinos to brace for Malaysian crackdown

The Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila says a Malaysian amnesty program for illegal immigrants that began in 2016 ends Thursday

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