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Palestinians say Israeli troops fire on Gaza protesters, one killed

GAZA, Sept 20 (Reuters) Israeli forces opened fire during a demonstration in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday, killing a Palestinian youth, the Palestinian...

Colombia vacates ELN peace negotiator posts until talks resume

BOGOTA, Sep 20 (Reuters) Colombia has relieved the negotiating team at peace talks with ELN rebels of their posts in a planned move, the...

Facebook expands fake election news fight, but falsehoods still rampant By Joseph Menn

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20 (Reuters) Facebook Inc on Wednesday said it would team with two U.S. non-profits to slow the global spread of misinformation...

Carbon taxes necessary in climate fight: World Bank chief

Montreal, Sep 20 (AFP) Fighting global warming will necessarily require taxing carbon emissions, or setting a price on carbon pollution, the World Bank's chief...

59% of all terrorist attacks in 2017 in 5 Asian countries: Report By Lalit...

Washington, Sep 20 (PTI) Almost 59 per cent of all terrorist attacks in 2017 took place in five Asian countries, including India and Pakistan,...

Pakistan will prefer destabilised Afghanistan to a strong state: Report By Lalit K Jha

Washington, Sep 20 (PTI) Pakistan may view a weak and destabilised Afghanistan as preferable to a strong and unified Afghan state, a latest US...

Senior Chinese diplomat says warmly welcomes inter-Korean summit

BEIJING, Sept 20: China strongly supports and warmly welcomes the agreement reached by the two Koreas at their summit in Pyongyang, and believes that...

‘Of course I don’t think about leaving’: Mattis

WASHINGTON, Sept 19: US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis dismissed Wednesday a fresh round of rumours suggesting his days at the Pentagon might be numbered...

Trump says Judge Kavanaugh ”not a man that deserves this’

WASHINGTON, Sept 19: US President Donald Trump Wednesday slammed the opposition Democratic party for taking the political advantage of sexual assault allegations against his...

Russia actions pose threat to peace, stability: Trump after meeting Polish Prez Duda

WASHINGTON, Sept 19: US President Donald Trump Wednesday said he agreed with his visiting Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda that Russian actions in the region...

Trump claims China rebuilt itself with money drained out of US

WASHINGTON, Sept 19: China rebuilt itself with the "tremendous amount" of money pouring out of the United States, President Donald Trump claimed Wednesday, asserting...

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