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Australia deploys army to tackle ‘once-in-a-century’ floods

Australia has deployed troops to tackle "once-in-a-century" floods that have inundated houses, schools and airports in the country's northeast, forcing hundreds to flee and bringing...

UN Khashoggi probe wraps up in Turkey

As the United Nations' investigator into the death of Jamal Khashoggi leaves Turkey this weekend, it remains unclear whether her inquiry will get world...

Venezuela in crisis: All the latest updates

Venezuela has plunged into a major political crisis amid a growing row over President Nicolas Maduro's future as the country's leader.  Maduro started a second...

US suspends compliance with INF Treaty, may withdraw in 6 months

The United States is suspending its compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia on Saturday and will withdraw from the landmark 1987...

Australia admits ‘may have killed’ as many as 18 civilians in Mosul raid

Australia on Friday acknowledged it may have killed as many as 18 civilians in an air strike on Mosul two years ago, during a...

UK parliament backs new Irish backstop talks but EU stands firm

The UK parliament has authorised Prime Minister Theresa May to reopen negotiations with the European Union to replace a controversial Irish border guarantee within...

UN agency eyes $1.2 bln budget for Palestinians despite US cuts

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees on Tuesday appealed to nations to help it maintain a $1.2-billion budget in 2019 after it was hit...

The Trump administration is closely eyeing efforts in Europe to set up an alternative money payment channel to ease doing business with Iran and...

Yemen truce, prisoner swap timelines pushed back: UN

The UN envoy for Yemen said Monday the expected timeline for a truce in the flashpoint city of Hodeidah and a prisoner swap between...

US government shutdown ends without Trump’s border wall

The US Senate and House of Representatives voted unanimously on Friday to end a 35-day partial federal government shutdown with legislation to temporarily fund...

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