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Mueller to testify July 17 on Russia probe: US Congress Mueller to testify July 17 on Russia probe

The Mueller Report released in April outlined numerous contacts between Trump’s election campaign 


Next British PM to be announced July 23: Conservative Party Next British PM to be announced July 23

May announced her resignation last month after failing to get her Brexit deal through parliament, faced with opposition from both Conservative MPs and the DUP


Father-daughter border drownings highlight migrants' perils Father-daughter border drownings highlight migrants' perils

The photograph this week of the two drowned migrants at the border highlights the perils faced by the surge of mostly Central Americans fleeing violence and poverty and hoping for asylum in the U.S


Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egypt raids businesses over funding plot

The busts were in response to the businesses allegedly funding a plot "intent on overthrowing the state and its institutions" this month, the interior ministry says in a statement


Civilian killed in Houthi attack on Saudi airport Civilian killed in Houthi attack on Saudi airport

A Syrian civilian has been killed in an attack by Yemen's rebel Houthi movement on an airport in southern Saudi Arabia


Trump: Woman who accused him of sexual assault not his type Trump: Woman who accused him of sexual assault not his type

Writer E Jean Carroll has claimed that a friendly encounter with Trump at Bergdorf Goodman in 1995 or 1996 turned violent


Jaishankar files nomination papers for Rajya Sabha poll Jaishankar files nomination papers for Rajya Sabha poll

Jaishankar, 64, had served as the Foreign Secretary in the previous Modi-led government


Seven migrant deaths reported in ‘extreme heat’ at US border Seven migrant deaths reported in ‘extreme heat’ at US border

The woman and three children may have been dead for days before they were found by US Border Patrol near the Rio Grande in South Texas on Sunday


Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Madras HC permits Nalini to argue her plea for leave in person on July 5 Rajiv Gandhi murder: Nalini allowed to leave in jail July 5

Nalini’s death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment by the Tamil Nadu government on April 24, 2000


India bribe refund order sees residents attack politicians India state politicians attacked for bribe refunds

The state's chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, had told ministers to return money paid to them by citizens who wanted to access government schemes


Changi Airport: Drones disrupt flights in Singapore Drones disrupt flights at Singapore Changi airport

Airports around the world face growing security concerns as drone use becomes more common


Malaysia air pollution: Schools shut after illness hits children Malaysia air pollution: Schools shut after illness hits children

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad vowed on Tuesday that "stern action" would be taken against those behind the incident


US woman jailed for handing husband's guns to cops

US woman jailed for handing husband's guns to cops

A Florida state congresswoman has asked prosecutors to drop the case against Courtney Irby, who was jailed for six days on theft charges


Australian Islamic State orphans rescued from Syria camp Australian IS orphans rescued from Syria camp

The children are believed to be aged between two and 17 and were living in a camp in northern Syria -- making consular access all but impossible


Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24 Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24

The unfinished, seven-story building collapsed early Saturday on top of the dozens of construction workers who slept each night on the second floor


UK stealth fighter jets join fight against Islamic State F-35 fighter jets join fight against IS

The jets, based in Cyprus, have carried out more than 14 armed reconnaissance missions over Iraq and Syria


6 killed, 43 injured as bus falls into gorge in India’s  Jharkhand 6 killed as bus falls into gorge in India’s Jharkhand

CRPF jawans recover the bodies of six people and rescued 43 passengers by entering the ill-fated bus through the windows


Cambodia building collapse: Two pulled alive from rubble Two rescued alive from Cambodia building collapse

The death toll earlier had risen to 25 at the Chinese-owned construction site


Boris Johnson defends Brexit plan and 'row' silence Johnson defends Brexit plan

At the moment, the UK is due to leave the EU on 31 October after the PM's Brexit deal was rejected three times by Parliament


Trump imposes sanctions on Iran’s supreme leader, others Trump imposes sanctions on Iran’s supreme leader

President Trump signs an order authorizing the new sanctions as a message to Iran that Washington won’t ease up on its economic-pressure campaign against the country


Probe advised of ex-defense secretary over Sri Lankan blasts Probe advised of ex-defense secretary over Sri Lankan blasts

Government leaders have acknowledged that some intelligence units were aware of possible attacks weeks before the bombings


Internet shutdown in Myanmar concerns UN expert Internet shutdown in Myanmar concerns UN expert

Security forces avoid accountability for atrocities committed against Rohingyas, says Yanghee Lee, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar


Islamic State captives 'must be tried or freed': UN IS captives 'must be tried or freed': UN

Some countries have also refused to recognise the children of IS members born in Syria and Iraq as citizens, despite their parents having nationality


Arsenal fire in Kazakhstan injures 46, prompts evacuation Arsenal fire in Kazakhstan injures 46, prompts evacuation

 A fire engulfed a sprawling ammunition depot in Kazakhstan Monday, causing powerful explosions that injured at least 46 people


Two rescued alive from Cambodia building collapse Two rescued alive from Cambodia building collapse

In Cambodia, two people have been pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed building - more than two days after Saturday's disaster


Rajasthan tent collapse kills 14 at religious event Rajasthan tent collapse kills 14 at religious event

At least 14 people were killed and more than 50 injured when heavy rain and strong winds caused a huge tent to collapse in Rajasthan


6 street children killed in wall collapse in Uganda 6 street children killed in wall collapse in Uganda

 Six street children were killed and two others seriously injured as a result of a school perimeter…


Russia says new US sanctions on Iran are 'illegal' Russia says new US sanctions on Iran are 'illegal'

US President Donald Trump on Friday called off a planned retaliatory strike at the last minute, tamping down the threat of military action


'Brain fever' death toll passes 150 in Indian state 'Brain fever' death toll passes 150 in Indian state

Authorities said 152 children have died in districts across the eastern state


Germany cool on Iran coalition talk, seeks de-escalation Germany cool on Iran coalition talk, seeks de-escalation

Germany, France and Britain, as well as Russia and China, remain part of the nuclear deal that U.S. President Donald Trump'


Pompeo meets Saudi rulers on Iran crisis Pompeo meets Saudi rulers on Iran crisis

Iran says that the US drone encroached its airspace -- a charge that Washington denies


UN rights chief urges states to repatriate families of IS fighters UN rights chief urges states to repatriate families of IS fighters

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has insisted that countries must take responsibility for their nationals caught up in Syria's drawn-out war


What next for Erdogan after Istanbul vote gamble backfires? What next for Erdogan after Istanbul vote gamble backfires?

Most analysts felt Erdogan was taking a huge risk by calling for the first vote in March to be annulled over claims of corruption


Trump puts Saudi arms sales above Khashoggi inquiry Trump puts Saudi arms sales above Khashoggi inquiry

Trump declined last year to penalize Saudi Arabia over the killing


Opposition wins in Istanbul a blow to Turkey's Erdogan Opposition wins in Istanbul a blow to Turkey's Erdogan

The governing party's candidate, former Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, conceded moments after returns showed him trailing well behind Imamoglu, 54% to 45%. Imamoglu increased his lead from a March mayoral election by hundreds of thousands of votes


Iran denies being hit by US cyber attack Iran denies being hit by US cyber attack

The attack crippled computers used to control rocket and missile launches but caused no casualties


Trump: 'Surprise' question about Pence led him to hesitate Trump: 'Surprise' question about Pence led him to hesitate

Trump criticized Fed chairman Jerome Powell and said his biggest mistake was choosing Jeff Sessions to be attorney general


Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24 Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24

he seven-story building collapsed early Saturday on top of the dozens of construction workers who were sleeping on the second floor


Saudi women use wedding contracts to assert right to drive Saudi women use wedding contracts to assert right to drive

Such legally binding contracts typically codify anything from the woman's right to have her own house, hire a maid, or to study or work

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