Trump-Erdogan ‘bromance’: A White House meeting to mend strained ties

At the 2012 opening of Trump Towers in Istanbul, real estate mogul Donald Trump sang the praises of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, telling a mostly Turkish audience that their leader, prime minister at the time, was “highly respected” around the world.

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New bush fires break out in Australia as millions brace for the worst

Australian officials warned soaring heat and high winds are already exceeding forecast “catastrophic” conditions today as millions of people across the country’s east coast braced for the worst bush fires in at least a decade. Several new fires broke out

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Democrats release new batch of testimony from Trump impeachment inquiry

A senior Pentagon official detailed confusion and concern in the US national security apparatus after the White House blocked aid to Ukraine without explanation, according to a testimony released yesterday by the congressional impeachment panel into US President Donald Trump.

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Trump: Morales’ resignation a lesson to undemocratic leaders

WASHINGTON: The resignation of Bolivian President Evo Morales should serve as a warning sign to other regional leaders at loggerheads with the US, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting US President Donald Trump as saying yesterday. “These events send a strong signal

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US: Diplomats and public impeachment hearings could be catharsis

On the first day of November, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent an internal email to thousands of State Department staff that began: “As champions of American diplomacy, we are in the truth-telling business.” While the email seen by

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Australia’s east coast declares emergency amid ‘catastrophic’ fire threat

Authorities in Australia’s Queensland and New South Wales states declared a state of emergency today as the country’s eastern region prepared for ‘catastrophic’ fire conditions. Fires in northern New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland over the weekend killed three people

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Iraqi forces shoot three dead in southern city as protests flare

BAGHDAD: Iraqi forces shot three anti-government protesters dead in the southern city of Nassiriya yesterday, police and medics said, adding to scores killed in weeks of unrest that have shaken the war-weary country out of relative stability it had enjoyed

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Hong Kong protest: One protester shot by police as chaos erupts across city

Hong Kong police opened fire and hit at least one protester today, media reported, as chaos erupted across the city a day after officers fired tear gas to break up demonstrations that are now entering their sixth month. Police fired

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Trump admits misused of charity fund

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump admitted to personally misusing funds from his charity foundation for political and personal gains. According to Daily Mail, Trump admission was made as part of the settlement of a civil lawsuit filed against him by

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In India, gods ‘flex their muscles’ over scarce land

It has unleashed deadly riots and set Hindus against Muslims – now it is for the nation’s top court to end decades of discord and decide who owns the most contested plot in India. At dispute is a scrap of

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