UNRWA chief slams US on aid cut to Palestinians

The head of the UN agency for Palestinians criticized Tuesday the “political dimension” of a US decision to dramatically slash…

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Kim Jong-Nam met American days before his death

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un met an unidentified American on a tourist island in Malaysia four days…

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Russia suspended from Paralympics, some athletes exempt

Russia’s team will be suspended from the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, but individual athletes will be allowed to compete…

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Mattis calls for Turkish ‘restraint’ in Syria

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis urged Turkey on Tuesday to show restraint in its offensive against a Kurdish militia in…

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Tsunami warnings as powerful quake hits off Alaska

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck off the coast of Alaska early Tuesday, prompting tsunami warnings or watches as…

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