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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Central Asia

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Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

Afghanistan Again Postpones Presidential Election

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan have delayed the country's presidential election for a second time, setting Sept. 28 as the ...

Kazakhstan: A president called Tokayev. A future called Nursultan

At the start of this week, Kazakhstan had a capital city called Astana and a president called Nursultan. Now, it ...

AfghanPresidential Vote Delayed For Second Time, Until September

KABUL -- Afghanistan's presidential election has been postponed by more than two months to give the authorities more time to ...

Iran Hails Transition of Power in Kazakhstan

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has expressed Tehrans support for the legal transition of power in Kazakhstan. The current changes and ...