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Trump calls discussions about removing him 'treasonous'

Trump has often attacked the federal investigations into his campaign's links to Russia as a 'witch hunt' aimed at sabotaging his presidency.

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Army to be 'ruthless' against tampering in Nigeria's postponed vote: Buhari

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the delay in the early hours of Saturday, just as some of Nigeria's 84 million registered voters were already making their way to…

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US-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay

With US help, the Kurdish-led fighters are poised to seize Islamic State's last holdout in eastern Syria. At the height of its power four years ago, Islamic State held about a third of both Iraq…

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Yemen's parties agree to start stalled troop withdrawal from main port

The Iran-aligned Houthi movement and the Saudi-backed government agreed in talks in December to withdraw troops by January 7 from Hodeidah. 

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US-backed forces in Syria say they will soon declare defeat of Islamic State

On February 9, the Syrian Democratic Forces, an ethnically-mixed militia led by Kurds, launched an offensive against besieged IS militants in the village of Baghuz, the only area still under the…

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Pakistan embarrassed to disclose charges against Kulbhushan Jadhav, says India at ICJ

During the hearing, Salve said Pakistan had ignored thirteen requests for consular access and Jadhav wasn't informed about his right by Pakistan authorities.

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China's elderly population to grow significantly in next 30 years

According to official data of 2018, people aged 65 and above account for some 11.9 per cent of the total population, but due to a gradual decrease of the population in proportion to those above 65…

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pak's case 'irrelevant', says India as hearing begins at ICJ

The ICJ has set a timetable for the public hearing in

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New Zealand will conduct own assessment of Huawei equipment risk: PM Ardern

'I would expect the GCSB to apply with our legislation and our own security assessments. It is fair to say Five Eyes, of course, share information but we make our own independent decisions,'…

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US-China trade talks: What's under debate

Beijing and Washington have already imposed duties on more than $360 billion in two-way trade, which is weighing on their manufacturing sectors and has shaken global financial markets. 

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Russia pioneering return of 'ISIS children'

Earlier this month, 27 children, from four to 13 years old, were flown from Iraq to the Moscow region.

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New Zealand to target online giants with digital tax

'Our current tax system is not fair in the way it treats individual taxpayers, and how it treats multinationals,' PM Ardern told reporters at her weekly post-cabinet news conference.

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North Korea faces 'historic turning point': State media ahead of US summit

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet in Hanoi, Vietnam on February 27 and 28. This will be their second summit. 

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Australia accuses foreign government of cyber attack on lawmakers

The hackers breached the networks of major political parties, Morrison said, as he issued an initial assessment by investigators.

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We cannot back Syrian forces who align with president Assad: US commander

The remarks by Army Lieutenant General Paul LaCamera, who is the commander of the US-led coalition battling Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, underscore the tough decisions facing the SDF as the…

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