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ROME: Eleven hikers, up from eight, are now reported to have died in flash floods in Italy’s southern Calabria region, with five people still missing, rescue services said today. Several hiking groups were caught yesterday afternoon by the flooding in the Raganello river gorge in southern Cozenza province,...

BEIJING: Multibillion-dollar China-financed projects in Malaysia have been canceled because they aren’t needed and will saddle the country with...

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: The Taliban fired a pair of rockets Tuesday toward the presidential palace in Kabul as the Afghan president was delivering his holiday...

SEOUL: North and South Korea have agreed to close some guard posts along their border on a trial basis, Seoul’s defence minister told parliament...

KABUL: Multiple rockets hit near the diplomatic area in the Afghan capital Kabul early Tuesday, as officials said fighting had broken out between security...

MUZDALIFA (SAUDI ARABIA): More than 2 million Muslims gathered at Mount Arafat on Monday for a vigil to atone for their sins, and then descended to Muzdalifa...

TAIPEI: Taiwan announced on Tuesday that it had broken off diplomatic ties with El Salvador as it believes the Central American country will establish...

SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership challenge by home affairs minister Peter Dutton on Tuesday, a government official...

WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter has taken the cycle of life to a whole new level, biking her way to hospital for...

Federal authorities investigating whether US President Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, committed bank and tax fraud have...