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Mahathir is visiting Beijing to strengthen economic ties with China.
The ambush came despite President Ashraf Ghani's announcement of a conditional ceasefire during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha this week.
Strong earthquakes have killed at least 13 people on the Indonesian islands of Lombok and Sumbawa.
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A cousin of Queen Elizabeth II is expected to wed this summer in what has been heralded as the "first-ever" same-sex marriage in Britain's royal family.
Britain says it will work with Indonesia and Malaysia to investigate reports that the wrecks of ships sunk during World War II have been plundered by pirates.
Mienke de Wilde doesn't leave home without a colander on her head. She wears it to class like a hat.
The meetings are like a sudden spark of light after nearly seven decades of darkness.
Giuliani's statement is reminiscent of a comment from another Trump aide last year about "alternative facts".
Bishop Epiphanius, 64, the abbot of the St Macarius Monastery was found dead on July 29.
Iranians have begun asking thy some politicians' children are apparently being promoted to top state jobs with high salaries despite a lack of experience.
Rescue workers have found the bodies of three people in the wreckage of Genoa's collapsed highway bridge, the last people reported missing in the disaster.
A second strong earthquake in Lombok on Sunday cut power across the Indonesian tourist hotspot and destroyed buildings.
The Venezuelan government asked Brazil to "guarantee the care and safety of Venezuelans and their families" and called the episode "violence fed by xenophobia".
A British woman has been rescued after falling from a cruise ship and spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night, Croatia's coast guard said on Sunday.
President Donald Trump says he has "nothing to hide" from the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US election, and denies that his top lawyer had turned on him by co-operating with the probe.
Mike Mullen, a retired US Navy admiral and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on Sunday that President Donald Trump's threat to revoke the security clearances of former CIA director John O. Brennan and other former officials who have been critical of him is a sign that the president is "creating a list of political enemies."
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California had never seen anything like it. Its plume stretched 12 kilometres high, it moved at 265kph. And it was headed right for firefighter Jeremy Stoke.
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It struck at a depth of 7 kilometres, according to the US Geological Survey.
Italian toll-road operator Autostrade per l'Italia has pledged to rebuild the bridge, but its chief executive stopped short of apologising for the disaster.
The pair will seek to strike a deal to revitalise Malaysian co-operation with China.
Annan saw his greatest achievements as the programs and policies he put in place to reduce inequality between countries and to promote human rights.
Donald McGahn has freely shared information, some of which investigators would not have known about.
Green Party MP Julie Anne Genter said cycling to hospital put her 'in the best possible mood' to have her first child.
Elephants are known for having a very low incidence of cancer. A dormant gene that got turned back on may be the key.
Move over North Korea, the US has a new baddie in its sights.
A massive earthquake of magnitude 8.2 has struck in the Pacific Ocean close to Tonga, the US Geological Survey says.
President Donald Trump said on Saturday that conservative voices were being unfairly censored on social media, hinting that he might intervene if his allies' accounts continued to be shut down.
Former cricket star Imran Khan was sworn-in as prime minister of Pakistan on Saturday, taking on the challenge of forming a coalition to govern as a currency crisis looms over the turbulent, nuclear-armed South Asian country.
Turkey's meltdown is a microcosm of rule by populist strongmen. Although their system seems to be rising in the world, it comes with special risks.
Jamie Oliver says the lock-out laws and Brexit are behind his restaurant woes but for the first time has conceded he has had to take a "humble pill".
In the US under Donald Trump, unemployment is down, the stock market is soaring and economic growth is up. So why aren't voters more appreciative?
The Ghanaian diplomat rose through the United Nations' ranks to become the first black African secretary-general.
China's defence ministry has "strongly objected" to a US report claiming Chinese bombers were training for strikes against US and allied targets.
The US said it was deeply concerned over Vietnam's conviction and sentencing of an activist this week.
Trump faced an unprecedented outcry from former intelligence officials on Friday after stripping the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan.
The 87-year-old woman often ventured outside - with a kitchen knife and a plastic bag in hand - to cut and collect the plants for cooking, her family said.
Peruvian miners seek to have sex with young girls miners in the belief it will keep them safe underground and help them strike gold.
A woman holds a Spanish flag around her body during a ceremony marking the first anniversary of a terror attack in Las Ramblas promenade in Barcelona, Spain.
Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola .
China's response came after the University of North Florida said it would close a campus branch of the Confucius Institute.
The Indian state of Kerala has been hit with its highest rainfall in a century leaving more than 300 dead.
A judge presiding over the fraud trial of Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman, disclosed he had received threats and was under police protection.
US President has spoken out against a Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm involved in producing a dossier on Trump's ties to Russia.
Khan's election was only the second democratic transfer of power since Pakistan's 1947 independence.
A stray dog makes a new start of it in New York. In so doing, she leads her owners to reassess the city’s cracks.
More than 300 people have died since the onset of the monsoon in Kerala state on May 29.
The 10-part Caliphate podcast series offers a deeper dive into some of the incredible terrorism reporting of New York Times journalist Rukmini Callimachi.