PHILIPPINES: PEOPLE PROTEST AGAINST DUTERTE'S ADDRESS TO NATION

Police estimate more than 30,000 protesters marched in Manila to denounce President Duterte's state of the nation speech.

UK SEEKS EUROPEAN NAVAL FORCE TO COUNTER 'PIRACY' IN GULF

FM Jeremy Hunt says UK in talks with a number of countries to ensure safe shipping after Iran seized its oil tanker.

 
 
 

TRUMP OFFERS TO MEDIATE BETWEEN INDIA AND PAKISTAN ON KASHMIR

The move signals a shift in the long-standing US policy that the decades-old Kashmir issue must be solved bilaterally.

TRUMP SAYS IT IS GETTING HARDER TO WANT TO NEGOTIATE WITH IRAN

Trump has previously said he is open to talks, but Tehran has said it will not negotiate while sanctions are in place.

 
 
 

ANALYSIS: CAN TRUMP-KHAN TALKS IMPROVE US-PAKISTAN TIES?

Donald Trump and Imran Khan discuss counterterrorism, energy, and trade.

THE 'VICIOUS CYCLE' DRIVING TEEN PREGNANCY IN EL SALVADOR

Strict abortion laws, lack of comprehensive sex education and violence contribute to the high level of teen pregnancy.

 
 
 

US REPUBLICAN GROUP APOLOGISES FOR RACIST 'JIHAD SQUAD' POST

DRC'S HEALTH MINISTER QUITS OVER GOVERNMENT HANDLING OF EBOLA

Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga steps down after president's office takes charge of DR Congo's deadly Ebola epidemic.

 
 
 

NIGERIA: DEATHS AS SECURITY FORCES CLASH WITH SHIA PROTESTERS

At least four demonstrators killed in the capital Abuja as Shia group continues to demand the release of jailed leader.

MURDERS IN MEXICO SURGE TO RECORD IN FIRST HALF OF 2019

Mexico recorded 14,603 murders from January to June, versus 13,985 homicides registered in the first six months of 2018

 
 
 

HONG KONG PROTESTERS COME UNDER ATTACK AT METRO RAILWAY STATION

Wielding steel rods and batons, suspected gang members attacked commuters at the Yuen Long metro railway station.

PALESTINIAN HOMES DEMOLISHED BY ISRAELI TROOPS

Palestinians accuse Israel of using 'security' as a pretext to force them out and expand illegal settlements.

 
 
 

DEADLY FLOODS HIT SOUTH AND EAST CHINA

Heavy downpours cause widespread disruption from Sichuan to Fujian provinces.

WILL A COMEDIAN BECOME UKRAINE'S MIGHTIEST LEADER?

Volodymir Zelensky's Servant of the People party has won 227 seats in the 450 seat parliament, securing a thin majority.

 
 
 

KENYA'S FINANCE MINISTER, TOP OFFICIALS ARRESTED FOR CORRUPTION

Henry Rotich hands himself in after Kenya's chief prosecutor said he would be charged over a dam scandal.

IRAQ GOV'T 'FAILURES' COULD LEAD TO MORE BASRA WATER CRISES: HRW

Human Rights Watch slams Iraqi government for doing little to provide safe drinking water in the southern region.

 
 
 

UN NUCLEAR WATCHDOG CHIEF YUKIYA AMANO DIES AT 72

The longtime Japanese diplomat held the IAEA's top job since December 2009.

ETHIOPIA'S WATER PROBLEM: EXCESSIVE FLUORIDE TREATED WITH BONES

High fluoride levels in water cause teeth discolouration and in extreme cases, bone decay.

 
 
 

AIR RAID ON BUSY MARKET IN NORTHWEST SYRIA KILLS SEVERAL

More than 30 people wounded in attack in southern Idlib province, as government forces battle for last rebel stronghold.

ASEAN CAN NO LONGER TURN A BLIND-EYE TO MYANMAR'S ATROCITIES

ASEAN has a responsibility to help facilitate a repatriation process that prioritises the well-being of the Rohingya.

 
 
 



Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was remembered as a...

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was remembered as a 'brilliant man' during ceremony

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Police: 3 dogs die after being left in hot car in Rhode Island

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Equifax to pay up to $700 million for exposing 150 million Americans'...

Equifax to pay up to $700 million for exposing 150 million Americans' personal data

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Scientists discovered a new species of tiny sharks that glow in the dark

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New photos of Prince George released to mark his 6th birthday

New photos of Prince George released to mark his 6th birthday

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Trump Denies Iran Has Captured 17 CIA Spies

Trump Denies Iran Has Captured 17 CIA Spies

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Tom Brady under fire after posting video of cliff jump with daughter, 6

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Falcons open camp with questions about hiring of Durkin

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