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US President Donald Trump has said he expects to have a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in the "not too distant...

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern’s baby premieres among world leaders

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US tells Iran to ‘look in the mirror’ after Ahvaz attack

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Maldives’ Chinese debt and political risk could lead to trouble in...

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China says military ties “backbone” to relations with Pakistan

BEIJING (Reuters) - Military ties between China and Pakistan are the “backbone” of relations between the two countries, a senior Chinese general told Pakistan’s...

Explainer: Why Idlib matters and the obstacles Assad faces there

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian conflict has turned towards the northwestern Idlib region, where government preparations for a Russian-backed offensive have sparked a concerted...

Pakistan’s army chief visits Beijing after “Silk Road” tension

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan’s army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa began a three-day visit to China on Sunday, Pakistan’s military said, days after a...

Spain paves way to remove Franco remains from mausoleum

Spain's socialist government has passed a decree to exhume the remains of the late fascist dictator Francisco Franco from a huge mausoleum near Madrid. The...

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