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PENTAGON VOWS TO HELP ISRAEL K...

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper pledged Tuesday to help maintain Israel's military superiority in the Middle East, amid its concerns over a possible US sale of F-35 fighters to the United Arab Emirat...

BRITAIN UNVEILS LAW TO PROTECT...

The British government on Tuesday unveiled plans to provide "stronger legal protections" for military personnel and veterans who could face war crimes allegations but denied they amounted to an amnes...

INDIA, CHINA AGREE TO 'STOP SE...

Military commanders from India and China have agreed to "stop sending more troops" to their disputed Himalayan border after high-level talks between the nuclear-armed neighbours, New Delhi said late ...

'28 DEAD' AS IS, GOVT FORCES C...

Clashes in Syria between pro-regime forces and Islamic State group jihadists, along with air strikes, have killed at least 28 fighters in the northern province of Raqa, a war monitor said Tuesday."IS...

AIR INDUSTRY URGES RAPID TESTI...

The global aviation industry called on Tuesday for the development of rapid virus tests for all passengers before departures as an alternative to quarantine measures, in a bid to get people flying ag...

CHINA 'MUST BACK OFF', SAYS TAIWAN

Taiwan on Tuesday demanded that China "back off" and accused it of threatening peace, after a Beijing official rejected a largely respected marine boundary following recent incursions.Foreign ministe...

MACRON TO TALK BY PHONE WITH E...

French President Emmanuel Macron will hold telephone talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday for the first time since tensions flared over Turkey's behaviour in the eastern Medit...

MACRON TO HOLD TELEPHONE TALKS...

French President Emmanuel Macron will hold telephone talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday for the first time since tensions flared over Turkey's behaviour in the eastern Medit...

MALI SINCE INDEPENDENCE

A recap of the key dates in Mali, which on Tuesday celebrates 60 years since independence.- Independence -On September 22, 1960, Mali becomes independent. Under president Modibo Keita, it declares it...

RUSSIAN SPECIAL FORCES ARREST ...

Russia on Tuesday arrested a Siberian cult leader who claims to be the reincarnation of Jesus along with his top aides, in an operation involving armed troops and aircraft. The Investigative Committe...

TRUMP CALLS SCANDINAVIAN MPS W...

US President Donald Trump has telephoned two Scandinavian MPs to thank them for nominating him for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, the two lawmakers said Tuesday."I was on my way to the stable with my da...

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE CEREMONY SCA...

The Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo in December will be scaled back this year because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the head of the Nobel Institute said Tuesday.The prize, which will be annou...