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China invites North Korea to Belt and Road summit

Kin Jong-un's participation in the summit is uncertain as he meets with Putin this month.

13 killed as church roof collapses in South Africa

The accident happened on Thursday evening in the town of Dlangubo, north of Durban, after heavy rains.

India suspends Kashmir border trade with Pakistan

India accuses Pakistan of misusing the trade networks to smuggle arms, counterfeit currency and drugs into the contested region of Kashmir.

Rights group condemns US vigilantes’ treatment of migrants on border

The vigilantes claim they are helping authorities deal with an upsurge of migrants but the ACLU says they are acting outside the law.

Bangladesh girl burned to death on teacher’s order

Police said Friday that one of the 17 people arrested in connection with her death had accused the school's principal of ordering the attack.

Kushner friend worked with Putin deputy on `Reconciliation’ Plan

Kirill Dmitriev, a chief executive officer of Russia’s sovereign wealth fund, was among several people close to Putin who sought 'to make inroads' with Trump’s incoming administration following his election win.

Judge upholds New York City’s mandatory measles vaccination order

The judge sided with municipal health officials who defended the order as a rare but necessary.

New name, old worries: North Macedonia holds presidential vote

Even among those who have accepted the name change, many have done so reluctantly, convinced by the promises of rapprochement with the EU .

Taliban-Afghan talks derailed by delegate row

The Taliban – who see Ghani as a US stooge and his government as a puppet regime – also insisted they would not be negotiating with Kabul at the conference.

Facebook says it stored ‘millions’ of unencrypted Instagram passwords

"We discovered additional logs of Instagram passwords being stored in a readable format. We now estimate that this issue impacted millions of Instagram users,"

Russia report tells how angry Trump wanted Mueller fired

"I had the right to end the whole Witch Hunt if I wanted. I could have fired everyone, including Mueller, if I wanted. I chose not to," Trump tweeted from Air Force One.

Woman killed after shots fired in Londonderry riot

The rioting was in response to a house search that a large number of officers conducted in the area.

What we learned – and didn’t learn – from the Mueller...

The document sheds new light on Mueller’s exhaustive investigation into whether Donald Trump or his campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 election.

Ecuador judge orders detention for ex-minister connected to Assange

Ecuador's president says Patino is connected to WikiLeaks.

US urges Sudan’s military to step aside

US Deputy Assistant Secretary Makila James would hold talks in Khartoum over the weekend, to assess the situation on the ground.

Malian PM resigns over surge of violence

Mali has gone through a spate of violent incident recently.

3 world-class climbers presumed dead in avalanche

Officials said there were strong evidence that all three men are deceased.

Man who carried gas cans into NY cathedral charged with attempted...

The man said he was taking a shortcut when confronted by the church's security.

France salutes ‘exemplary’ firefighters

The firemen were honoured at a tribute ceremony.

Violence as millions vote in 2nd phase of India’s election

As the Indian continent votes, violence took place in the far east state and insurgency Jammu and Kashmir.