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Death toll in Greek floods rises to 19

The death toll in flash flooding on the western fringes of the Greek capital Athens has risen to 19, fire service and coast guard said…
US officials have expressed "growing alarm" at the moves made recently by Saudi Arabia's crown prince saying they could "damage US interests", the New York…
Myanmar military forces have committed widespread rape as part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State in the past three…
Temperatures have plunged close to freezing in the western region of Iran affected by a 7.3-magnitude quake as many homeless survivors are forced to camp…

Zimbabwe army takes control but denies coup

Zimbabwe's military has seized state TV and blocked off access to government offices in the capital Harare. In a televised address early on Wednesday morning,…
Lebanon's resigned prime minister Saad Hariri said late Sunday that he would return to his country ‘soon’, during a televised interview. "I have resigned. I…
Iran has rejected French President Emmanuel Macron's call for talks on Tehran's ballistic missiles programme, saying the nuclear deal it signed with world powers in…
The Saudi-led coalition bombed the Houthi rebel-controlled Defence Ministry in Yemen's capital Sanaa, local media reported. Two air strikes targeted the ministry late on Friday…
Russia and the United States will continue their efforts fighting against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in Syria, US President…

Putin, Trump to meet in Vietnam

The U.S. and Russian presidents are set to meet Friday at an international economic summit in Vietnam, a Kremlin aide confirmed Thursday. "Now, the time…
The head of the Red Crescent in Bangladesh has described the Rohingya refugee crisis as the “biggest man-made disaster in the world”. Mohammad Habibe Millat…
Mohammed bin Nayef, Saudi Arabia's ex-crown prince who was removed as next in line to the throne in June, has reportedly become the latest royal…
North Korea should “come to the table and make a deal” for the good of its people, U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday. Trump, who…
The United States embassy in Turkey has announced it will resume processing non-immigrant visas for Turkish nationals "on a limited basis", after visa services were…
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