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R. Kelly ‘sexual abuse’ tape given to US authorities

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Fugitive Taliban leader Mullah Omar ‘lived close to US bases’

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South Korea’s Moon names new point man on North Korea after...

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Religious school that India says it bombed looks undamaged and deserted

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Satellite images show madrasa buildings still standing at scene of Indian...

NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - High-resolution satellite images reviewed by Reuters show that a religious school run by Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in northeastern Pakistan appears to...

Some IS jihadists surrender in eastern Syria enclave but more remain

DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria (Reuters) - Some 200 Islamic State fighters surrendered after a ferocious battle over their last shred of territory in eastern...

U.S. tries to safeguard Afghan peace push from India-Pakistan crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is trying to prevent simmering tensions between India and Pakistan from impacting a third country: Afghanistan, where a...

India says French-made Rafale jets to be inducted in September

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will induct the French-made Rafale combat jet in September, the chief of the Indian air force B.S. Dhanoa said...

Singapore plans to buy four F-35 jets with option for 8...

  SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore plans to buy an initial four F-35 fighter jets from Lockheed Martin Corp, with an option to purchase eight more,...

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