Category: World

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Trump uses veto to unblock $8bn weapons sale to Saudi Arabia

The US president has vetoed resolutions in Congress to block the sale of $8.1bn worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia ...

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Second Europe heatwave set to intensify and peak

Much of Western Europe is facing record-breaking temperatures again, with the second heatwave in a month set to reach its ...

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Australian seagulls carry antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Seagulls all over Australia are carrying superbugs resistant to antibiotics, scientists say. Silver gulls are carrying bacteria such as E. ...

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Rwanda marks 25 years since genocide

Rwanda’s president said the country had become “a family once again”, while marking the 25th anniversary of the genocide that ...

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Philippines President Duterte warns China to back off disputed island

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned Beijing to back off from a disputed island in the South China Sea, warning of ...

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France hosts G7 foreign ministers’ meeting, Pompeo won’t attend

France offered a wary welcome to foreign ministers from the G7 on Friday for a meeting overshadowed by a snub ...

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Kremlin watches situation in Libya, stands for peaceful settlement

Moscow is keeping a close watch on the developments in Libya and believes that peaceful, political settlement is the sole ...

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Facebook to block foreign ads ahead of Australian election

Facebook will block election advertising from outside Australia ahead of polls next month. The move follows growing criticism of the ...

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US envoy Khalilzad says various Afghan groups will be included in peace talks

The US envoy tasked with forging a peace deal with the Taliban met with officials in Pakistan on Friday. Zalmay ...

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Russia, China to take joint action in UNSC on Korean settlement

Moscow and Beijing are working out joint actions at the UN Security Council that will give impetus to the process ...