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Turkish artist goes viral with stark misery and comfort images

'I only interpret the images in a different way. I try to find the value and meaning of the photos that I see in the news and add the message I want to give to the world,' says Gallenkus.

China’s defence minister: War with US would be a disaster

China will ‘fight to the end’ if the United States wanted to fight on trade issues but willing to keep the door open for talks.

Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran’s...

Saudi Arabia will do what they can to avoid war, but is ready to respond if Iran decides on conflict.

Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war

Iran is not interested in going to war and they don’t see anyone being able to confront them in the region.

Trump tells aides he does not want US war with Iran

US President Donald Trump has told his top advisers he does not want to get the United States involved in a war with Iran, though he has also made clear that he will protect US interests in the region.

DAP, PBS step up war of billboards and banners

Posters on the three independent candidates for Sandakan by-election are hardly seen.

Israeli troops wound Palestinians, anniversary rally approaches

Around 200 Palestinians have been killed and thousands injured by Israeli fire at the protests as the demonstrations turned into an often deadly standoff.

Suspected jihadists kill 7 US-backed fighters in Syria

At around midnight on Monday, gunmen opened fire at fighters manning a checkpoint at the entrance to the city, killing seven, the council said.

The Aftermath: Passion and betrayal in the ashes of war

Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke and Alexander Skarsgård star in the film adaptation of Rhidian Brook’s best-selling 2013 novel of the same name.

Kedah exco brings down Japanese soldier ‘hero’ signboard

Asmirul Anuar Aris says associations must now seek state government approval before putting up signboards.

War of words in Dewan Rakyat over ‘we welcome war’ remarks

Kota Bharu MP Takiyuddin Hassan’s remark about ‘welcoming war’ in relation to Lim Guan Eng’s statement about Umno-PAS cooperation causes ruckus in the lower house.

UN: Five children killed in attack in Yemen’s Hodeida

There are no details on the nature of the attack or the perpetrators.

Iran: US seeks war, sedition ‘everywhere’

Tehran is struggling with the sanctions imposed by Washington after US President Donald Trump pulled out of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and 6 major powers last year.

Yemen’s warring parties agree withdraw from port city

The United Nations is trying to implement a truce and troop-withdrawal accord in Hodeidah.

Rebuking Trump, House votes to end US help in Saudi’s Yemen...

The White House's apparent embrace of Saudi Arabia and its Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has caused lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle to push back.

Sarajevo hopes to rekindle Olympic flame with Youth Games

The European Youth Olympics Festival (EYOF) has become a rare opportunity for the two cities, divided along ethnic lines, to find common ground.

Pope decries ‘armed power’, Yemen war on UAE trip

The pope says war cannot create anything but misery and that weapons bring nothing but death.

Social media users flip #10yearchallenge to spotlight war, climate change

Users quickly flipped the theme to photos spotlighting global concerns including climate change and the destruction wreaked by war in countries including Syria, Yemen and Iraq.

China and US ‘make progress’ after trade call

This is the second phone call announced by the commerce ministry this week.

China says it held second vice ministerial call with US on...

A statement posted on the ministry's website on Sunday said the two countries "made new progress" on those issues, without specifying further.

Trump team defends Saudi ties after Senate rebuke on Yemen

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says there is a "real risk to the United States of America" from Iran, which is allied with Huthi rebels who control Yemen's capital Sanaa.

US to keep aiding Saudis in Yemen despite furore

Pompeo acknowledged that the humanitarian crisis in Yemen is serious, but said Washington and Riyadh were offering aid.

Ukraine president warns of threat of ‘full-scale war’ with Russia

The crisis also threatened growing diplomatic fallout with US President Donald Trump warning that he may cancel a long-awaited summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin.

On both sides of Gaza border, residents prepare for worst

Israeli air strikes continued sporadically in Gaza on Tuesday while bulldozers cleared rubble left behind by the previous night's bombings that flattened multi-storey buildings.