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Coordinated sanctions could stop Maduro from destabilizing region: Colombian President Ivan Duque

'We should look at communal sanctions and actions so that the threat of (Venezuela) protecting terrorism in its territory ends," Duque told Reuters before traveling to the United Nations General…

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Saudi Arabia says if attack launched from Iran, it would be an act of war: Report

Riyadh has rejected a claim by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement that it carried out the strikes. Washington has blamed Iran, which denies any involvement.

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Flights cancelled as Typhoon Tapah approaches Japan

Tapah, with gusts up to 162 kilometres per hour, was expected to draw near Nagasaki prefecture overnight, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

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Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola: World Health Organization

Transparency and speed are key to combating the deadly hemorrhagic fever because the disease can spread rapidly.

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Split by Brexit, Labour Party kicks off conference showdown

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's moment of truth comes with the crisis-torn country hurtling toward an October 31 exit from the European Union without a plan for future trade.

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Watch: Post-election violence erupts in Zimbabwe after allegations of vote fraud, one shot dead by army

The EU mission found an 'improved political climate, but un-level playing field and lack of trust in the process,' it said in a statement. Read Article

Google plans censored version of search engine in China

The project is a code named 'Dragonfly' and has been underway since the spring of 2017, the news website said. Read Article

Burst Laos dam floods some Vietnam rice fields, over 1000 people missing

The rushing waters from the partially constructed hydropower dam in Attapeu Province have so far killed 27 and stranding more than 3,000 people. Read Article

Gunmen strike convoy with Mali election materials, 12 killed in shootout

The spokesman said the attack occurred late on Tuesday on the road between Nampala and Coura in the south-central region of Segou, giving no further… Read Article

Iran called US' attempt for talks a PR stunt; 'try respect', Zarif says

With Washington pulling out of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal and set to reimpose full sanctions on Iran from August 6, Tehran has responded coolly… Read Article

Chinese Muslims to now pledge allegiance to Communist Party, wear GPS device before Hajj pilgrimage

Moreover, the Chinese Muslims heading in official groups to Mecca and Medina for the month-long hajj this year would have to wear GPS devices which… Read Article

Russia's Lavrov may meet USA's Pompeo this week: Foreign Ministry

The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement it was trying to set up a meeting between Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State… Read Article

Watch: France bans smartphones from school

Talking to a French news channel, Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer said that the ban was put into effect to protect the children and… Read Article

Japan says asked Russia to reduce its military activity on disputed islands

'I have asked Russia to take a composed stance on their defence policies, for example with regards to their plans to strengthen their military… Read Article

Taliban says defeats Islamic State fighters in north Afghanistan

The defeat represents a major setback for the group, which first appeared in eastern Afghanistan around four years ago and which had gained a… Read Article