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Trump declares victory over IS in Syria, orders US troops home

The Islamic State group has been "beaten" in Syria, U.S. President Donald Trump declared Wednesday.

Another Cold War? Insights from a close South China Sea encounter

The recent encounter between their warships in the South China Sea shows China will confront the U.S. on key issues.

Trump gets win at US Supreme Court in China antitrust case

It threw out a lower court ruling that allowed two Chinese firms to escape $148 million in damages.
June 15, 2018 | 07:54 am GMT+7

'A new history starts now' as leaders of two Koreas begin summit

Kim Jong Un has become the first North Korean leader to set foot in the South since the 1950-53 Korean War.
April 27, 2018 | 07:54 am GMT+7

Syria crisis forces Vietnam's flagship airline to make about turn

New routes will avoid the war-torn area as world powers make their moves.
April 13, 2018 | 04:10 pm GMT+7

Trump weighs Syria options, Russia envoy says he 'cannot exclude' war

Attack on Syria would happen very soon or not so soon at all, Trump said.
April 13, 2018 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Palestinian teen on trial for striking Israeli soldier agrees plea deal

Ahed Tamimi became a hero to Palestinians after she was filmed kicking and slapping an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank.
March 22, 2018 | 08:39 am GMT+7

Warnings of fallout after US freezes funding for Palestinian refugees

Half of the UNRWA funds will be cut as Trump said Palestinians are 'ungrateful'. 
January 18, 2018 | 09:30 am GMT+7

US withholds $65 million from UN agency for Palestinians

'We pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect,' Trump wrote.
January 17, 2018 | 08:37 am GMT+7

Remand extended for Palestinian teen in viral 'slap' video

The teenager has been hailed as the symbol of Palestinian resistance against Israeli occupation. 
January 16, 2018 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Olympic deal will do little to disarm N. Korea: analysts

'Both sides wanted to win and they got it.'
January 10, 2018 | 06:54 pm GMT+7

North, South Korea begin talks as Winter Olympics help break ice

It is the first inter-Korean dialogue since December 2015.
January 09, 2018 | 09:14 am GMT+7

Displaced Syrians survive war but face battle against cold

Many of their homes have been flattened, their towns and villages reduced to ruins without electricity or running water. 
December 26, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7

For Palestinian Christians, Trump is Christmas killjoy

Since Trump's declaration on Jerusalem as capital of Israel, 'dozens' of groups had cancelled visits to Bethlehem, which is considered the birthplace of Jesus. 
December 22, 2017 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

Defying Trump, over 120 countries at U.N. condemn Jerusalem decision

Despite threat, more than 120 nations say NO to Trump. 
December 22, 2017 | 09:38 am GMT+7
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