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Suspected Taliban insurgents on Monday attacked a US-operated base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, officials said, but gave few immediate details of an assault that coincided with a visit to Kabul by US Secretary of Defense James...
Ukraine has launched an investigation into the death of an American working for the European security watchdog OSCE, whose vehicle hit a landmine in the country's conflict-hit east, the general prosecutor's office (GPU) said on Monday. The...
Ukraine has launched an investigation into the death of an American working for the European security watchdog OSCE, whose vehicle hit a landmine in the country's conflict-hit east, the general prosecutor's office (GPU) said on Monday. The...
Sales of nuclear shelters and radiation-blocking air purifiers have surged in Japan in recent weeks as North Korea has pressed ahead with missile tests in defiance of UN sanctions. A small company that specializes in building nuclear shelters,...
Egypt has about 2.6 months' worth of wheat in its strategic reserves and expects to buy up about 3.8 million tonnes from local farmers, Minister of Supply Ali Moselhy told Reuters on Monday at an event in Beni Suef to mark the beginning of the...
Three Yemeni civilians were killed when a drone attacked four suspected al Qaeda militants traveling in a vehicle in the southern part of the country, residents and a local official said on Monday. Residents said the attack in al-Saeed area of...
LafargeHolcim (LHN.S) Chief Executive Eric Olsen will leave the company in July after the world's largest cement maker admitted on Monday it had paid armed groups to keep a factory operating in war-ravaged Syria. An independent internal inquiry...
HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) has been formally mandated as an adviser on the initial public offering of Saudi Arabia's national oil giant Aramco IPO-ARMO.SE, expected to be the world's largest ever IPO, HSBC's chief executive said on...
Chinese President Xi Jinping called for all sides to exercise restraint on Monday in a call about North Korea with US President Donald Trump, as Japan conducted joint drills with a US aircraft carrier strike group headed for Korean waters. The...
Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step toward the French presidency on Sunday by winning the first round of voting and qualifying for a May 7 runoff alongside far-right leader Marine Le Pen. Though Macron, 39, is a comparative political novice who...