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US tariffs on 200 billion dollars in Chinese goods take effect

A new round of tariffs between China and the United States came into effect today in further escalation of the ongoing trade row between...

Maldives opposition claims presidential election victory

Opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the Maldives' presidential election, a surprise defeat for President Abdulla Yameen who was widely expected to win. Results...

D’tigress begin FIBA World Championship with Aussie loss

Nigeria’s women basketball team D’Tigress lost 86-68 to Australia in their group opener of the ongoing 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup played yesterday. The...

Iran blames US backed Gulf rivals for deadly Ahvaz attack

Iranian leaders have accused US-backed Gulf states of being behind an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including a child. Supreme Leader...

Venezuela crisis: Chinese hospital ship docks for a week to provide health care

A Chinese hospital ship has docked in Venezuela, where for the next week it will provide free health care to local patients. Venezuela's Defence Minister...

Russia, Turkey agree on borders of demilitarised zone in Idlib

Russia and Turkey agreed on borders of the demilitarised zone around Syria's Idlib, part of a deal aimed to prevent a military assault on...

US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein denies plot to topple president Trump

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has denied a report that he discussed invoking a constitutional clause to oust President Donald Trump. America's second most...

Tanzania Divers hunt for capsized ferry survivors

At least 136 people have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, officials say. Many are missing and it...

US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

The US has imposed sanctions on the Chinese military over its purchasing of Russian military jets and surface-to-air missiles. It says such purchases contravene US...

New landslide kills 21, buries houses in the Philippines

A massive landslide has buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain, killing at least 21 people and sending rescuers scrambling to find...
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