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  • Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:28

    US: More than 20 injured as pickup plows into crowd in Louisiana

    HOUSTON - More than 20 people were injured Saturday night when a pickup truck plowed into a parade crowd in New Orleans, the largest city in the U.S. state of Louisiana.

  • Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:26

    Australia, Indonesia agree to resume military cooperation

    CANBERRA - Australia and Indonesia have agreed to resume all military cooperation, following a fracture in the defence relationship earlier this year, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on Sunday.

  • Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:25

    Malaysia declares airport safe for travel after nerve agent attack

    KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia on Sunday declared its international airport a "safe zone" after completing a sweep of the terminal where the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was assaulted with a deadly chemical last week.

  • Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:24

    Kyrgyz opposition leader detained ahead of presidential campaign

    BISHKEK - Kyrgyzstan's state security service said it detained opposition politician Omurbek Tekebayev on Sunday on charges of corruption and fraud, a move that may eliminate him as a contender for presidency in the upcoming election.

  • Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:22

    Australia, Indonesia restore full military ties, see progress on trade

    SYDNEY - Australia and Indonesia said on Sunday that full military ties between the two countries had been restored, after Indonesia’s military suspended cooperation in January because of "insulting" teaching material found at an Australian base.

  • Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:21

    US: Wary of Trump unpredictability, China ramps up naval abilities

    BEIJING - The PLA Navy is likely to secure significant new funding in China's upcoming defence budget as Beijing seeks to check U.S. dominance of the high seas and step up its own projection of power around the globe.

  • Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:20

    Germany: One dead after man drives into crowd, no sign of terrorism - authorities

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - A man died and two other people were injured after a 35-year-old German man drove into a crowd standing near a bakery in the southwestern town of Heidelberg on Saturday, but the authorities said there were no indications that it was a terrorist attack.

  • Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:19

    Syria: Bombings, air strikes rattle Geneva peace talks

    GENEVA - A United Nations peace envoy said a militant attack in Syria on Saturday was a deliberate attempt to wreck peace talks in Geneva, while the warring sides traded blame and appeared no closer to actual negotiations.

  • Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:59

    Attack on Syrian security forces in Homs kills 42

    DAMASCUS-Militants attacked two Syrian security offices in the western city of Homs on Saturday with guns and suicide bombers, killing at least 42 people including a senior officer, a war monitor said.