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Iran tanker prepares to leave after Gibraltar decides to free it

An Iranian oil tanker is being reflagged and is preparing to sail to the Mediterranean, Iran's state television reported on Friday, after Gibraltar decided...

Hong Kong teachers rally in thunderstorm at start of weekend of protests

Several thousand Hong Kong school teachers and supporters braved thunderstorms on Saturday to start a weekend of anti-government protests, despite fears that police could...

Cramped and basic: Greta Thunberg sets sail for New York

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail on Wednesday for New York, heading for a UN summit on a zero-emissions yacht skippered by a...

US to delay China tariffs on some products

The Trump administration on Tuesday delayed imposing a 10% import tariff on laptops, cell phones, video game consoles and a wide range of other...

Saudi rallies around exiled Yemen leader after UAE-backed separatists seize Aden

Saudi Arabia threw its weight behind Yemen's exiled president, as UAE-backed southern separatists who took over the port of Aden held strong against Riyadh's...

US-Taliban talks end without deal, both sides to consult

Talks on a pact that would allow the United States to end its longest war and withdraw troops from Afghanistan ended on Monday without...

Hong Kong protests shut down airport

All flights in and out of Hong Kong were cancelled on Monday after thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded the city's airport to denounce police...

Malaysia charges current, ex-Goldman executives over 1MDB scandal

Malaysia filed criminal charges Friday against 17 current and former executives of three Goldman Sachs subsidiaries, piling further pressure on the Wall Street titan...

Top Hong Kong police commander recalled from retirement as violence escalates

The police commander who oversaw pro-democracy demonstrations that roiled Hong Kong in 2014 has been recalled from retirement to help deal with the violent...

N.Korea’s Kim says missile launches are warning to US, S.Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country's latest launch of tactical guided missiles was a warning to the United States and South...