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Putin calls for reset in cyber ties with US

President Vladimir Putin called on Friday for an agreement between Russia and the US to guarantee not to engag...

Violence returns to Hebdo massacre site

A man armed with a meat cleaver on Friday attacked and wounded two people who had stepped out for a cigarette ...
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Bombed, but still an exam topper

An Afghan teenager, who narrowly avoided a deadly attack on her tutoring centre in 2018, received the highest ...

1,000 held in UK drug raids

More than 1,000 people were arrested and dozens of suspected victims of modern slavery identified in a crackdo...

Defiant Trump told: You are not in N Korea

President Donald Trump declined for a second straight day to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he lost...

Kim ‘sorry’ for killing S Korea official

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un apologised on Friday for the shooting death of a South Korean man to prevent t...

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World  /  Published 20.09.20

Taiwan wary of China’s wider threat

Two days of Chinese military aircraft approaching Taiwan demonstrate that Beijing is a threat to the entire region and have shown Taiwanese more clearly the true nature of China’s government, Pr...
By Reuters in Taipei

World  /  Published 20.09.20

WeChat: US judge halts ban

A US judge early on Sunday blocked the Donald Trump administration from requiring Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google to remove Chinese-owned WeChat for downloads by late Sunday. US Magistrate ...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 20.09.20

Astra releases vaccine blueprint

AstraZeneca revealed details of its large coronavirus vaccine trials on Saturday, the third in a wave of rare disclosures by drug companies under pressure to be more transparent about how they are tes...
By Denise Grady, Katherine J. Wu, Sharon LaFraniere in New York

World  /  Published 20.09.20

Pakistan: Sharif attacks Army, Imran govt

  Pakistan's deposed premier Nawaz Sharif on Sunday staged a political comeback by criticising the powerful Army and said the Opposition was not against Prime Minister Imran Khan but against...
By Agencies in Islamabad

World  /  Published 19.09.20

Covid: UK call for lockdown

Britain is likely to need to reintroduce some national coronavirus lockdown measures sooner rather than later, a leading epidemiologist and former senior government health advisor said on Saturday. N...
By Reuters in London

World  /  Published 19.09.20

Airstrikes on Taliban amid peace talks

At least 12 civilians were killed on Saturday in twin airstrikes on a Taliban base in the northeastern Afghan province of Kunduz, a provincial official said. Defence ministry officials in Kabul, who ...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 19.09.20

Amal quits over Brexit backtrack

Boris Johnson suffered another blow to his reputation when Amal Clooney, a top human rights lawyer and wife of Hollywood star George Clooney, resigned as the UK government’s envoy on media freed...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 19.09.20

US: the truth without Ruth

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a pioneering advocate for women’s rights, who in her ninth decade became a much younger generation’s unlikely cultur...
By Linda Greenhouse in New York

World  /  Published 18.09.20

Danish kids' show to fight body shaming

“OK, children, does anyone have a question?” the TV show’s host, Jannik Schow, asked. Only a few in the audience of 11 to 13-year-olds raised their hands. “Remember, you can&rs...
By Thomas Erdbrink and Martin Selsoe Sorensen in

World  /  Published 18.09.20

Taiwan scrambles jet amid China drill

Taiwan scrambled fighter jets on Friday as 18 Chinese aircraft buzzed the island, crossing the sensitive mid-line of the Taiwan Strait, in response to a senior US official holding talks in Taipei. Ch...
By Reuters in Beijing, Taipei


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