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Qatar on June 24 denounced a sweeping list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies in an escalating Gulf diplomatic crisis as unreasonable and an impingement on the emirate's sovereignty
Chants against the Saudi royal family and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) mingled with the traditional cries of “Death to Israel” and “Death to America” at Jerusalem Day rallies across Iran on June 23
The United States is concerned over Turkey’s actions against opposition, U.S. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert has said
Few events outside of war can have quite as much potential impact on the economy of a country as Britain’s decision a year ago to leave the EU, while the results of the action are yet to be seen
China’s top diplomat told Donald Trump that Beijing was willing to keep working with Washington to defuse tensions on the Korean peninsula -- days after the U.S. leader implied that Chinese efforts had failed
The United Nations stressed on June 22 its support for eradicating cholera in Haiti, an epidemic it accidentally started, although the government said residents would be better served if aid funding was channeled through it.
Over 100 shopkeepers at a popular Beijing market held a rare street protest on June 23 against what they call unreasonable eviction as the Chinese capital seeks to curb population growth
France no longer sees the departure of President Bashar al-Assad as a priority in the Syrian conflict, President Emmanuel Macron said on June 22, making the policy official for the first time
The U.S.-led coalition battling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is building a database of foreign fighters to track jihadists returning from Iraq and Syria at home, a senior US official said June 22
The main forest fires raging in Portugal since the weekend, which have killed more than 60 people, were brought under control yesterday, the civil protection agency said
British finance minister Philip Hammond said he was confident Prime Minister Theresa May will strike a deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party to gain support for her minority government
The United States declared itself “mystified” on June 20 that Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies have failed to justify their embargo on Qatar, and urged both sides to resolve the dangerous dispute.
Saudi King Salman ousts his nephew as crown prince and installs his son Mohammed bin Salman, capping a meteoric rise for the 31-year-old
Yoga has connected the world with India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on June 21, as he rolled out his mat along with millions of others across the globe to celebrate the ancient practice.
President Donald Trump said on June 20 that Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its nuclear program have failed, ratcheting up the rhetoric over the death of an American student who had been detained by Pyongyang.
Eritrea on June 9 declined a request by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar
Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed was reported on June 4 as saying no one in the North African country involved in corruption would emerge unscathed in his government’s “war” on graft
Rescue workers were battling yesterday to reach remote areas of Bangladesh hit by landslides and heavy rains that have killed at least 137 people, with dozens more missing.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged Chinese officials to apply greater diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea to force Pyongyang to rein in its nuclear weapons program
One in five children in rich countries lives in relative poverty, according to a UNICEF report published on June 15 that put the U.S. and New Zealand among the world’s worst performers for youth well-being.
Six people have been confirmed dead in a huge fire at a London tower block and the death toll is expected to rise, police said on June 14.
A U.N. court condemned Turkey on June 15 for sentencing one of its top judges to seven years in jail on charges of having links to what the government and prosecutors call the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ)