General News

The Latest: Syrian Kurds ally with Damascus in major shift

Oct 13, 2019

Syrian Kurdish officials say they will work with the country's central government in Damascus to fend off Turkey's offensive against Kurdish fighters

Trudeau wears protective vest after unspecified threat

Oct 13, 2019

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dons an armored vest and appears with heavy security detail at major election rally

The Latest: Germany to curtail arms exports to Turkey

Oct 12, 2019

Germany's foreign minister has announced that the country will curtail its arms exports to Turkey, which has started a military offensive into northeastern Syria against Syrian Kurdish fighters

Xi becomes 1st Chinese president in 2 decades to visit Nepal

Oct 12, 2019

Xi Jinping has become the first Chinese president in more than two decades to visit Nepal, where he's expected to sign agreements on major infrastructure projects

As Japan braces for typhoon, rugby squad trains in the rain

Oct 12, 2019

While rugby stars here for the World Cup mostly heeded the same warnings as everyone else as Japan braced to be hit by a typhoon tipped to be its worst in six decades, the national team was slogging through shin-deep water at training.

Indian Prime Minister Modi picks up trash from beach

Oct 12, 2019

As part of his cleanliness drive, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has picked up trash from a beach in the southern temple town where he hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping

Modi tells Xi relations are stable, differences manageable

Oct 12, 2019

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping that their relations have attained stability and they would manage their differences prudently

Former ambassador to Ukraine says Trump pushed to oust her

Oct 11, 2019

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told lawmakers Friday that the State Department was pressured by President Donald Trump to remove her from position

Author's speech cancelled after Georgia students burn book

Oct 11, 2019

An author's second appearance at a Georgia university was cancelled after a few students burned copies of her book following a her first speech

Iran says oil tanker struck by missiles off Saudi Arabia

Oct 11, 2019

Iranian officials say missiles struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia

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