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3 dead in Japan earthquake

International Desk: A strong earthquake in Osaka, Japan has killed at least three people, including a child, and injured more than 200.

Child migrants: Melania speaks out on Trump policy

International Desk: US First Lady Melania Trump has expressed concern over a controversial policy that separates families who illegally enter the country.

Greece, Macedonia sign deal

International Desk: Greece and Macedonia have signed a deal that aims to settle a decades-long dispute over Macedonia's name.


Death toll from suicide bombing in Afghanistan climbs to 36

International Desk: The death toll from a suicide bombing Saturday against a gathering of Taliban fighters celebrating a holiday cease-fire has risen to 36, an Afghan official said.

Greek PM survives no-confidence vote in parliament

International Desk: The prime minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, survived a no-confidence motion in parliament on Saturday, setting the stage for the signing of a historic accord with neighbouring Macedonia to settle a long dispute over the latter’s name.

Spain to welcome migrant rescue ship turned away by Italy

International Desk: A rescue ship that’s been stranded in the Mediterranean since Sunday with over 600 people on board will be allowed to dock in Valencia, Spanish authorities announced.

Major fire ravages Glasgow School of Art

International Desk: Glasgow's world-renowned School of Art has been gutted by another huge blaze, four years after part of the building was destroyed by fire.

Paris builds Eiffel Tower terror fence

International Desk: Paris is to unveil its newly built perimeter defences around the Eiffel Tower to protect against terror threats.

Leading Kashmir journalist shot dead

International Desk: A senior journalist of Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, who was associated  with the peace process in the insurgency-hit state, was shot dead on Thursday evening by unidentified gunmen just outside his office.


Fighting rages over vital port in Yemen

International Desk: Fierce fighting has been reported after pro-government forces in Yemen, backed by a Saudi-led coalition, launched an offensive on the rebel-held city of Hudaydah, a key port for aid supplies.

16 dead as bus turns turtle in UP of India

International Desk: Sixteen people were killed and 21 others got injured in UP’s Mainpuri district on Wednesday morning when a private tourist bus lost control and rammed into a road divider.

Pentagon remains 'ironclad' after war games cancelled

International  Desk: The Pentagon has reassured allies of its "ironclad" security commitments, after President Donald Trump cancelled its Korean military exercises.

Kim talks 'honest and direct': Trump

International Desk: US President Donald Trump says his talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that ended in a joint agreement were "honest, direct and productive".

Trump, Un sign unspecified document

International Desk: President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary summit Tuesday with lofty promises by the American president to take care of a "very dangerous problem" and Kim forecasting "major change for the world."

Trump, Kim begin historic summit

International Desk: After more than a half-century of hostility between their two countries, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had nice things to say when they came face-to-face to try to strike a deal over the latter's nuclear weapons.