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ASEAN envoy calls for Suu Kyi return to house arrest ahead of Myanmar visit

A regional envoy tasked with facilitating talks between Myanmar's junta and its opponents called on...

Protests after ‘chilling’ arrest of India rights activist

Protests were held in several Indian cities Monday over the arrest of a rights activist...

Ex-lawyer denies UK fraud charges over Iraq war claims

A former UK human rights lawyer on Monday denied fraud charges connected to claims of...

UN hails ‘fire diplomacy’ on divided Cyprus

Trust among the Greek- and Turkish-Cypriot communities on their divided island is at a low...

French borrowing at ‘danger level’, says finance minister

France's borrowing has a reached a "danger level", Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on...

Turkey’s troubled lira rallies on ‘backdoor capital controls’

Turkey's beleaguered lira extended its biggest rally of the year on Monday in response to...

Putin to visit Tajikistan this week: spokesman

Russian President Vladimir Putin will travel to Tajikistan on Tuesday, his spokesman said, his first...

Pakistani migrants in Afghanistan caught in quake no-man’s land

When Gul Nayeb Khan tried to claim a parcel of aid for earthquake victims being...

Afghan quake relief focus shifts to long term

International and local relief organisations are shifting their focus from the immediate to longer term...

Missile strike on crowded mall in east Ukraine kills at least two

A Russian missile strike on Monday hit a crowded mall in the eastern Ukrainian city...

Zelensky urges world leaders to push to end war by year end: source

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday urged world leaders gathered at the G7 summit to...

French man on trial after admitting student’s killing

A convicted rapist will stand trial from Monday in France for the murder of a...

Kremlin says ‘no grounds’ to speak of Russia debt default

The Kremlin insisted Monday there were "no grounds" to say that Russia had defaulted on...

Murdered rapper’s song pulled from YouTube in India

YouTube has removed a viral music video in India released posthumously by murdered Sikh rapper...

Demand strong for US manufactured goods in May, data shows

Even as prices continue to rise, orders for US-made, big-ticket manufactured goods were surprisingly strong...

Greece says stops over 1,000 migrants from Turkey

Athens on Monday accused smugglers from Turkey of trying to send more than a thousand...

More than 30 die in ethnic violence in Cameroon

More than 30 villagers, including women and children, have been killed in an ethnic-related attack...

Vietnam halts scuba diving off popular island to protect coral

Vietnam has banned swimming and scuba diving at a popular central tourist spot in an...

US says G7 advancing on drafting Russian oil price cap plan

G7 nations on Monday ratcheted up economic pressure against Moscow with progress in talks on...

Iran says to hold indirect talks with US on nuclear sanctions

Iran said Monday that its indirect talks with the United States would resume this week...