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    26 soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Kandahar base

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:26pm on July 26, 2017

    At least 26 Afghan soldiers have been killed in a Taliban attack on a military base in southern Kandahar province, the defence ministry said Wednesday,...

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    Wildfires prompt 10,000 evacuations on French Riviera

    Reuters | Updated at 02:50pm on July 26, 2017

    Firefighters evacuated thousands of campers and local residents after a wildfire broke out on France's tourist-thronged Riviera coast overnight...

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    Trump ‘disappointed’ in attorney general, decision ‘soon’

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:50am on July 26, 2017

    US attorney general Jeff Sessions found himself in an increasingly untenable position Tuesday, as president Donald Trump once again publicly skewered his top law enforcement official, calling him ‘VERY weak’ and saying he is ‘disappointed’...

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    Nation closer to liberation from ‘Obamacare’: Trump

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:28am on July 26, 2017

    Celebrating a slim but symbolic healthcare win in Washington, president Donald Trump told supporters in Ohio on Tuesday night that the nation was one step closer to liberation from...

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    Palestinian-Israeli contact to stay frozen, says Abbas

    BBC | Updated at 08:20am on July 26, 2017

    Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says he will maintain a freeze on contact with Israel, despite the removal of metal detectors at a sensitive religious site in East Jerusalem...

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    US judge halts deportation of 1,400 Iraqis

    Reuters . Detroit | Updated at 01:02am on July 26, 2017

    A federal judge in Michigan halted on Monday the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals from the United States, the latest legal victory for the Iraqi nationals facing deportation in a closely watched case...

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    Trump pleads with US Republicans to roll back Obamacare

    Reuters | Updated at 09:20am on July 25, 2017

    President Donald Trump made a last-ditch plea to US Senate Republicans on Monday to ‘do the right thing’ and fulfill seven years of campaign promises to repeal and replace former president Barack Obama's signature healthcare law...

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    Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrine 

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:50am on July 25, 2017

    Israel began Tuesday to dismantle metal detectors it installed a week earlier at a contested Jerusalem shrine, hoping to defuse a crisis with the Muslim world...

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    Nearly 300 migrants rescued off Libya coast

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:52am on July 25, 2017

    Libya’s coastguard rescued an estimated 278 migrants including women and children on Monday off the shores of two different towns west of the capital Tripoli, a spokesman said...

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    China to ‘step up’ troop deployment

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:43am on July 25, 2017

    China warned on Monday that it will step up its troop deployment in a border dispute with India, vowing to defend its sovereignty at ‘whatever cost’...