• Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies at age 80
    Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died at the age of 80 on Saturday after a short illness, his foundation announced.
  • More than 320 dead in India flood crisis
    Pressure intensified Saturday to save thousands still trapped by devastating floods that have killed more than 320 in the Indian state of Kerala, triggering landslides and sending torrents sweeping through villages in the region's worst inundation crisis in a century.
  • Cricket hero Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan PM
    Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan was sworn in at a ceremony in Islamabad on Saturday, ushering in a new political era as the World Cup cricket hero officially took the reins of power in the nuclear-armed country.
  • Izadi woman flees Germany after meeting Daesh captor
    An Iraqi Izadi woman has fled Germany after being chased by her Daesh captor there, traveling back to Iraq.
  • Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake
    A Muslim couple in the Swiss city of Lausanne has been denied citizenship over their refusal to shake hands with members of the opposite sex.
  • Culture minister: US psychological war on Iran ineffective
    Iranian culture minister said on Friday that the Iranian people are ready to counter “the enemies’ psychological war” and this war is not effective on the nation’s commitment to resist US sanctions.
  • US creates “Iran Action Group”
    The United States has created an “Iran Action Group” to coordinate and run its aggressive policy toward Tehran following the unilateral withdrawal in May from the 2015 nuclear agreement.
  • Turkey says will respond if US imposes more sanctions
    Turkey on Friday threatened to respond if the United States levied further sanctions over the detention of an American pastor which has sparked a diplomatic standoff and battered the Turkish currency.
  • Imran Khan elected as Pakistan's new PM
    Pakistani lawmakers elected former cricket legend Imran Khan prime minister on Friday, paving the way for him to form a coalition government whose first major task will be to avert a brewing economic crisis.
  • Newspapers across US rebuke Trump for attacks on press
    Newspapers and media outlets across the US launched a widespread effort Thursday aimed at combating the constant attacks from President Donald Trump as well as negative feelings about the media's role in society.
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