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U.S. will not pay Pakistan military reimbursements this year: Pentagon

0 0 Edit this post<p>WASHINGTON - The Pentagon will withhold the remaining $50 million in military reimbursements to Pakistan for fiscal year 2016 after …

Pakistan

Berlin freezes arms shipments to Turkey: Report

0 0 Edit this post<p>Germany has frozen all arms deliveries to Turkey, a newspaper reported on Friday, amid a row between the NATO partners that has …

Turkey

U.S. general says allies worry Russian war game may be 'Trojan horse'

0 0 Edit this post<p>BERLIN - U.S. allies in eastern Europe and Ukraine are worried that Russia's planned war games in September could be a "Trojan …

War

Free movement of people to continue for at least two years after Brexit: media

0 0 Edit this post<p>LONDON - The free movement of European Union citizens to Britain will continue for at least two years after Brexit as part of a …

Brexit

Jihadist-rebel clashes intensify in Syria's Idlib: monitor

0 0 Edit this post<p>BEIRUT - Clashes in Syria's Idlib province between a powerful jihadist group and a key rebel faction intensified overnight, …

Syria

Trump weighing Scaramucci for White House communications director

0 0 Edit this post<p>President Donald Trump is considering appointing Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci, a long-time supporter, to be his White …

OECD

LG Chem to provide Apple's iPhone batteries next year: Korea Economic Daily

0 0 Edit this post<p>South Korea's LG Chem Ltd is slated to exclusively provide batteries for Apple's iPhone 9 which is likely to be launched next year, …

Apple

Amazon spent $3.2 million in second quarter on Washington lobbying effort

0 0 Edit this post<p>WASHINGTON - Amazon, facing potential criticism of its plan to buy Whole Foods Markets, continued its multi-million lobbying effort …

Jeff Bezos

Cheap 3D printed prosthetics could be game changer for Nepal

0 0 Edit this post<p>KATHMANDU - Ram's new hand was manufactured on a 3D printer in Nepal's capital for just $30, an innovation that could be a game …

3D Printing

Israel bars younger men from Muslim holy site amid continuing clashes

0 0 Edit this post<p>Israel banned Muslim men under the age of 50 from a contested Jerusalem shrine on Friday, ahead of expected protests over the …

Israel

U.S. attempt to limit Wall Street bonuses fizzles out quietly

0 0 Edit this post<p>WASHINGTON - The regulatory agenda released by the Trump administration on Thursday contained a signal that the U.S. government has …

21st Century

McCain illness deprives Senate of crucial vote, Trump critic

0 0 Edit this post<p>WASHINGTON - If John McCain's illness requires a long absence from the U.S. Senate, his colleagues will be deprived of a dealmaker …

U.S. Navy

Qatar changes anti-terror law amid Gulf row

0 0 Edit this post<p>Qatar has announced changes to its anti-terror legislation, one of the controversial issues at the core of the crisis between Doha …

Middle East

North Korea 2016 economic growth at 17-year high despite sanctions: South Korea

0 0 Edit this post<p>SEOUL - North Korea's economy grew at its fastest pace in 17 years in 2016, South Korea's central bank said on Friday, despite the …

North Korea

Australia central bank: no automatic reason to follow global rate hikes

0 0 Edit this post<p>SYDNEY - The recent outbreak of hawkishness by policymakers in the western world does not automatically mean that interest rates …

Reserve Bank of Australia

Judge refuses to remove block on Trump sanctuary city order

0 0 Edit this post<p>A U.S. judge on Thursday refused to revisit a court order that blocks President Donald Trump's administration from carrying out a …

Immigration

Chinese courier ZTO sued for "untrue statements" in $1.4 billion U.S. IPO

0 0 Edit this post<p>SHANGHAI - Chinese courier ZTO Express and the underwriters of its New York stock market listing have been sued by a U.S. pension …

United States

Morocco police fire tear gas as protesters defy govt ban

0 0 Edit this post<p>Police in the northern Moroccan city of Al-Hoceima on Thursday fired tear gas to disperse protesters and stop them marching in …

World News

Microsoft profit beats expectations on strong cloud demand

0 0 Edit this post<p>SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft on Thursday reported strong fourth-quarter earnings on the back of its fast-growing cloud computing …

Markets

Paris spotlight on latest in AIDS science

0 0 Edit this post<p>PARIS - Some 6,000 HIV experts gather in Paris from Sunday to report advances in AIDS science as fading hopes of finding a cure …

Medicine

Trump ends CIA arms support for anti-Assad Syria rebels: U.S. officials

0 0 Edit this post<p>WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has decided to halt the CIA's covert program to equip and train certain rebel groups fighting …

United States

Trump says he should not have picked Sessions as attorney general: NY Times

0 0 Edit this post<p>WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would not have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general if he had …

World Leaders

Senator McCain diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer

0 0 Edit this post<p>WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee known for political independence during more than …

John McCain

Thailand's king given full control of crown property

0 0 Edit this post<p>BANGKOK - Thailand has amended a royal property law to formally give King Maha Vajiralongkorn full control of the agency which …

Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn U.S. against terrorist designation, new sanctions

0 0 Edit this post<p>BEIRUT - A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned the United States on Monday that if it designated the group a …

Prince William, Kate on Brexit diplomacy tour of Poland, Germany

0 0 Edit this post<p>Warsaw - Prince William and his wife Kate arrived in Warsaw on Monday on a five-day "diplomacy tour" of Poland and Germany in the …

South Korea's new government proposes military talks with North Korea

0 0 Edit this post<p>SEOUL - South Korea on Monday proposed military talks with North Korea, the first formal overture to Pyongyang by the government of …

Winston Churchill's painting for screen star Vivien Leigh goes on sale

0 0 Edit this post<p>A still-life of roses by Winston Churchill, given to screen star Vivien Leigh, was unveiled to the public for the first time on …

Kremlin says 'contradictory' reports on Baghdadi death

0 0 Edit this post<p>MOSCOW - Moscow on Monday said it was struggling to confirm if the leader of the Islamic State group Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead …

Air France wins pilots' approval for lower-cost airline

0 0 Edit this post<p>PARIS - A lengthy dispute between Air France management and pilots ended Monday after the pilots backed the establishment of a …