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Senior Chinese envoy in North Korea amid chill in ties

The highest-level Chinese envoy to North Korea in two years held meetings in the country’s capital to try to improve...

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US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shuttered

The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they’ve entered...

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Red Cross: 1 million Yemenis at risk of cholera outbreak

An international aid group says 1 million people in three Yemeni cities are at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak...

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Iraqi forces push into the country’s last IS-held town

Iraq’s Defense Ministry says Iraqi forces backed by the US-led coalition have pushed into the last Islamic State group-held town...

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Human rights repression in China deteriorating under Xi

After five years of prison and three more confined by guards at home, Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng could...

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Save the Children says 130 children die every day in Yemen

An international aid group says an estimated 130 children or more die every day in war-torn Yemen from extreme hunger...

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UN to vote on rival resolutions on chemical weapons in Syria

The United States is calling for a vote Thursday on a resolution to extend the mandate of experts trying to...

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Financial supporters of Hamas to be sanctioned by new US House bill

A Republican-led House panel delivered a blunt bipartisan warning to Qatar on Wednesday, backing legislation that would slap sanctions on...

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US to vote against UN resolution banning Nazi speech

The United States government wants you to know: It really, truly doesn’t like Nazis. At the United Nations this week,...

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Hariri accepts invitation to go to France

The French president’s office says that Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has accepted an invitation to come to France after...

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US considers sanctions for Myanmar after 'credible reports' of atrocities

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that his country was deeply concerned by “credible reports” of atrocities committed...

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Barbie wears hijab, doll modeled after Olympian fencer

The maker of Barbie has announced it will sell a doll modeled after Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American fencer who competed...

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4 killed, 10 wounded in California shooting spree

The gunman behind a rampage in Northern California was out on bail for a charge of stabbing a neighbor, had...

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Zimbabwe army has Mugabe, wife in custody, controls capital

Zimbabwe’s army said Wednesday it has President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody and is securing government offices and...

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