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Powerful blast targets NATO convoy in Kabul

[2017-05-04 07:45]

KABUL - A powerful blast targeting an armored NATO convoy in Kabul killed at least eight people and wounded 27 on Wednesday, including three coalition soldiers, officials said days after the Taliban announced their spring offensive.

Polish dairy farmer turns east to China

[2017-05-03 07:35]

WARSAW - Never before has Mariusz Marczak shown so much interest in the Chinese market half a world away from Poland.

Australia should embrace proposal, senator says

[2017-05-03 07:35]

Penny Wong, the Opposition's foreign affairs spokeswoman, on Tuesday urged the Australian government to embrace China's Belt and Road Initiative in times of increasing protectionism and global uncertainty.

Venezuelan government calls for a new Constitution

[2017-05-03 07:35]

CARACAS - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday announced the creation of a constituent assembly to draft a new Constitution to break a political deadlock that has brought the country to a standstill.

Canberra defends university funding cuts

[2017-05-03 07:35]

CANBERRA, Australian - Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham has defended his government's plan to cut university funding and raise fees, saying that it will not affect the country's status as a desirable destination for international students.

Trump 'unlikely' to meet DPRK leader

[2017-05-03 07:35]

The White House said on Monday that US President Donald Trump's is unlikely to meet with Kim Jong-un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, in the near future despite Trump's openness to that possibility.

May: EU united in getting deal that 'works for them'

[2017-05-03 07:35]

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May warned British voters on Tuesday the European Union was lining up to win a divorce deal that "works for them", using criticism she had "illusions" over the talks to bolster her election campaign.

Violence scars France's May Day marches

[2017-05-03 08:21]

Paris - Traditional May Day union marches turned violent in France on Monday and presidential election front-runner Emmanuel Macron attacked far-right rival Marine Le Pen, highlighting the divisions days before the runoff.

S. Korea rejects Trump THAAD talk

[2017-04-29 07:08]

SEOUL - South Korea on Friday denied US President Donald Trump's comments about the cost of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system that was deployed in the nation's southeast region earlier this week

Lumber row turns attention to China

[2017-04-29 07:08]

VANCOUVER, Canada - A row that erupted this week between Canada and the United States over softwood lumber exports proves that Canada must expand its trade to China and other Asian markets, officials said.

UK police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counterterror raids

[2017-04-29 07:08]

LONDON - British police said on Friday they had disrupted an active terrorist plot with raids in London and southeastern England. One woman was shot and seriously injured in the swoop.

Bangladeshi girl with three legs 'walks, runs' after Australia surgery

[2017-04-29 07:08]

SYDNEY - A toddler born with three legs because body parts of a twin had grown inside her was returning home to Bangladesh on Friday after surgery in Australia enabled her to walk and run, her doctor said.

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