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Qatar's emir hopes 2022 World Cup can heal Arab world divisions

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 10:58am
For the first time, the tournament is set to take place in the Middle East, as host-nation Qatar faces a blocked by Gulf countries.

US trade tariffs take the spotlight in EU-China summit

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 10:31am
European Council warns against world powers starting a trade war as EU leaders met with Chinese counterparts in Beijing.

Eight migrants found dead in shipping container in Libya

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 10:01am
Eight people died in a container packed with 90 other migrants who are in critical condition in western Libya.

FARC members: We won't back down on peace, even with Duque

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 9:55am
Election of right-wing Duque puts 2016 deal at risk, but many ex-rebels say they're now even more determined for peace.

Russia: What type of legacy will World Cup leave behind?

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 9:26am
Hosting a World Cup can leave a myriad of effects on a nation, from local landmarks to international relations, but what changes will endure in Russia and who will be affected?

Malaysia: New government sworn in after 61-year party rule

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 9:21am
Almost half of all parliament members are new faces, including PM Mahathir Mohamad, whose surprise campaign brought down his predecessor charged with corruption.

Yemen island Socotra struggles to recover months after cyclone

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 9:15am
The storm-stricken island is facing a major shortage of basic needs as the military standoff between country's government and UAE sets back efforts to rebuild.

US Republicans endorse arming toddlers on Sacha Baron Cohen show

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 8:21am
One of the Republican politicians on the comedy series, 'Who is America?', later said he was against arming of children.

As Trump engages Putin, his deal with Kim collapses

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 7:36am
After the Singapore summit, North Korea did not reciprocate US concessions.

Trump-Putin summit kicks off in Helsinki

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 7:32am
The two leaders begin closed-door talks in a much-anticipated summit held in the Finnish capital Helsinki.

After Russia, focus shifts on Qatar for World Cup 2022

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 7:08am
Organisers are confident Qatar, which has never taken part in a World Cup, will be able to deliver a successful event.

Eritrea reopens embassy in Ethiopia amid thaw in relations

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 7:05am
Embassy inauguration caps Eritrean president's landmark visit to Ethiopia aimed at cementing lasting peace.

Mahathir: 'Anwar Ibrahim will be the next prime minister'

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 6:54am
The newly sworn-in prime minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad, talks controversies, new alliances and bygones.

Ethiopia: The new China?

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 5:06pm
Economist Charles Robertson discusses the economic challenges facing Ethiopia.

Trump, Putin set to meet in shadow of US election hack charges

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 4:49pm
Helsinki summit comes days after 12 Russians are charged for hacking Democrat emails to tilt US vote in Trump's favour.

What should we expect from the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki?

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 2:46pm
Accusations of election tampering, the war in Syria, Ukraine and arms control are some of the issues at stake.

Fans in Paris, Zagreb revel in thrilling World Cup final

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 2:24pm
While France fans went home the happiest, crowd gathered in Croatia's capital lauded the team's great show in Moscow.

Pakistan: Death toll rises to 149 in Mastung attack

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 2:04pm
At least 149 now reported killed in Friday's suicide attack at a political rally in Balochistan province.

'Like twins': Gaza mourns teenage boys killed in Israeli air raid

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 1:58pm
An Israeli air strike killed Luay Kaheel, 16 and Amir al-Nimra, 15, while they were playing on a rooftop of a building.

Protests erupt in Chicago after black man fatally shot by police

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 1:29pm
Harith Augustus, known as Snoop the barber, was killed on Saturday, prompting clashes between police and protesters.