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North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Tajikistan: What is going on in the Pamirs

For around a week, reports have been trickling out of Tajikistan's remote eastern Pamir region of a looming security crackdown ...

DRC unveils candidates for troubled vote

Election officials in Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday released an official list of candidates for December's presidential election, formally ...

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India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola, which made its first international launch in Australia earlier ...

India's space organization launches two U.K. satellites

BANGALORE, India - In a deal worth Rs 200 crore, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) ...

Police Break up Religious Gatherings in Indian-held Kashmir

SRINAGAR, INDIA - Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir have fired tear gas and used batons to break up religious processions marking ...

India Bans Instant Divorce by Muslim Men

NEW DELHI - India's government on Wednesday approved an ordinance to implement a top court ruling striking down the Muslim ...

15 dead in Malaysia from suspected alcohol poisoning

Fifteen men, most believed to be foreign workers, have died in Malaysia and 33 more are in hospital with suspected ...

Africa's Youth Population, Poverty Spur Gates Foundation's Giving

Africa has the globe's fastest-growing youth population as well as 10 of the poorest countries, a volatile combination that warrants ...

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Ireland's Keywords Studios acquires Canada's Snowed In

DUBLIN, Ireland - Following its successful acquisition of Hollywood-based Blindlight, Irish video-gaming company Keywords Studios has now announced its latest accomplishment. Keywords r ...

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