Saudi King Salman's elder brother, Prince Bandar, dies at 96

Saudi King Salman's elder brother, Prince Bandar, dies at 96

Prince Bandar's sons, however, hold important posts: Prince Faisal bin Bandar is governor of Riyadh


Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets at Hong Kong protesters

Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets at Hong Kong protesters

Amnesty International, the human rights group, called the police response heavy-handed and unacceptable


Iran's Rouhani seeks closer UK ties with Johnson Iran's Rouhani seeks closer UK ties with Johnson

In the letter published Sunday on Rouhani's website, the Iranian president congratulated Johnson on becoming prime minister Wednesday


Beijing to speak out after weeks of Hong Kong protests Beijing to speak out after weeks of Hong Kong protests

Protesters defied police orders to march through the center of the city, with groups splintering in different directions and blocking major roads


Boris Johnson heads to Scotland amid Brexit disagreement Boris Johnson heads to Scotland amid Brexit disagreement

Johnson will announce Monday a 300 million-pound ($371 million) funding pot to drive economic growth in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland


Deployment of 10,000 fresh troops sparks fear in Indian Kashmir Deployment of troops sparks fear in Indian Kashmir

India maintains a deployment of 500,000 soldiers in the Muslim-majority Himalayan region


Israel, US successfully test ballistic missile interceptor Israel, US successfully test ballistic missile interceptor

US ambassador to Israel David Friedman joined Netanyahu at a cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday to watch video footage of the tests


At least 13 killed in Myanmar jade mine landslide At least 13 killed in Myanmar jade mine landslide

Myanmar’s fire services department said in a Facebook post the accident happened in the early morning in Hpakant township


Obama shares African American letter, slams Trump over ‘racist’ remark Obama slams Trump over ‘racist’ remark

The letter has been written as a reaction to Trump’s tweet that the four minority lawmakers should “go back” to the places they came from


Blast hits office of Afghan president's running mate: official Blast hits office of Afghan president's running mate: official

Saleh belongs to Afghanistan's Green Trend party and has previously served as the head of the country's intelligence agency


Russia opposition leader hospitalised with 'allergic reaction' Russia opposition leader hospitalised with 'allergic reaction'

The 43-year-old has served several short jail sentences over his protest activity


1,400 arrested at Moscow election protest: monitor 1,400 arrested at Moscow election protest: monitor

Police used batons on protesters as they tried to gather outside city hall, and AFP reporters at the scene saw demonstrators with injuries


Bombardment in northwest Syria kills 9 civilians: monitor Bombardment in northwest Syria kills 9 civilians: monitor

The region is supposed to be protected from a massive government offensive by a September buffer zone deal


Pakistani military says militant attacks killed 10 soldiers 10 soldiers killed in Pakistan militant attacks

The first attack targets a military patrol near a security post in the Gurbaz area of North Waziristan


Hong Kong protests: Demonstrators defy police ban again HK protesters defy police for second day

Hong Kong has seen eight consecutive weekends of anti-government and pro-democracy protests


At least 30 killed and 15 missing after China landslide At least 30 killed in China landslide

Chinese authorities say that another 40 people had been rescued from the landslide in Shuicheng county


Trump’s ‘rat-infested’ attack on lawmaker was racist, says Pelosi Pelosi decries Trump ‘racist attacks’ on lawmaker

The president describs Mr Cummings' majority-black district in Baltimore as a "rodent-infested mess"


13 killed in a massive landslide in Myanmar 13 killed in a massive landslide in Myanmar

The incident takes place as the cliff wall at a suspended jade mine near Kayin Chaung village in Hpakant collapsed


19-year-old dies while playing online game 19-year-old dies while playing online game

Police has registered a case in this incident and investigation has started


Mumbai rain: 1,000 rescued from stranded train in Maharashtra 1,000 rescued from stranded train in Maharashtra

There are no immediate reports of any casualties


Taliban reject talk of direct negotiations with government Taliban reject talk of direct negotiations with government

The Taliban have been holding peace talks with the United States for nearly a year but have refused to recognize the Kabul government


6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan, no tsunami warning 6.3-magnitude quake strikes off Japan

Japan is prone to earthquakes because of its geographical positioning


2 transgender women tortured, killed in Pakistan 2 transgender women tortured, killed in Pakistan

Transgender people are often subjected to abuse in conservative, Muslim-majority Pakistan


Israel, US test missile defense system in Alaska Israel, US test missile defense system in Alaska

The US Missile Defense Agency says in a statement that Arrow 3's interception of a missile outside the atmosphere is a "major milestone" in its development


Iran to meet nuclear deal members Iran to meet nuclear deal members

Pressure has continued to mount in the region with a string of incidents involving tankers and drones


Rahul Gandhi back home, Congress to pick new chief next week Rahul back home, Congress to pick new chief next week

The date of the meeting could be decided in a couple of days and the meeting may be held within days


Afghan official says government will hold talks with Taliban Afghan government to hold talks with Taliban

The Taliban have been holding peace talks with the United States for nearly a year but have refused to meet with the government


Seven Maoists killed in India’s Chhattisgarh encounter 7 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh encounter

The encounter takes place near Tiriya, near the Odisha border, between the Maoists and members of the District Reserve Guard 


India boosts Hindu pilgrimage to holy cave in conflict-torn Kashmir India boosts pilgrimage to holy cave in conflict-torn Kashmir

India and arch-rival Pakistan have fought two wars over Kashmir, and came close to a third in February after a suicide-bomb attack by Pakistan-based militants on Indian paramilitary police near the pilgrimage route


Nobel Prize-winning physicist Schrieffer dies in Florida Nobel Prize-winning physicist Schrieffer dies

Family members say Schrieffer died in his sleep at a nursing facility Saturday in Tallahassee, Florida, where he had been a professor at Florida State University at one time


Romania police chief sacked after teen 'killed by kidnapper' Kidnapped teen 'killed despite emergency calls'

The girl, who has only been identified as Alexandra, was kidnapped while trying to hitchhike to her home in the southern city of Caracal, police say


New York man planned to travel to Pakistan, join Taliban; arrested at JFK airport NY man planned to join Taliban; held at JFK airport

Hossain was arrested at the JFK International Airport by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as he attempted to board a plane to Thailand


Indonesia’s leader says sinking Jakarta needs giant sea wall Indonesia’s leader says sinking Jakarta needs giant sea wall

Lacking a comprehensive piped water network, industry and homeowners have tapped into the city’s aquifers, causing rapid subsidence in northern Jakarta, home to several million people.


Brexit is a 'massive economic opportunity': PM Johnson Brexit is a 'massive economic opportunity': PM Johnson

The backstop seeks to ensure a free-flowing post-Brexit border between British Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland


Senior Congress leader Jaipal Reddy passes away at 77 Congress leader Jaipal Reddy passes away

The 77-year-old was recently diagnosed with pneumonia and was admitted to the hospital, where he died


Hundreds rescued from Indian train trapped by flood Hundreds rescued from Indian train trapped by flood

The Mahalaxmi Express left Mumbai late Friday for Kolhapur but travelled only 60 kilometres (37 miles) before it became stranded after a river burst its banks in torrential rain, covering the tracks


Thousand arrests at Moscow election rally Thousand arrests at Moscow election rally

The Moscow authority does not control the city's budget or choose key official appointments, and previous votes have passed without major protests or press interest


Syrian rebel town pounded, 11 killed in market airstrike Syrian rebel town pounded, 11 killed in market airstrike

The airstrike in Ariha left an 18-month-old girl with an amputated leg, according to Dr. Mohamad Abrash, a surgeon and chief of Idlib's central hospital


Russia protests: Thousand arrests at Moscow rally Russia protests: Thousand arrests at Moscow rally

Demonstrators were dragged away from the city hall as security forces used batons against the crowd

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