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The UN’s new envoy to Western Sahara—a disputed territory in northwest Africa—will continue his tour of the region with a visit to Tindouf, home …

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A top Kremlin official will “synchronise watches” with the US envoy to the Ukrainian conflict today, says a Russian government spokesperson. Since Kurt Volker …

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France’s lower house will vote on a controversial anti-terrorism law today. The law seeks to give authorities the power to search property, shut down …

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As America’s top diplomat arrives in Beijing, one issue looms larger than any other: North Korea. Despite underlying strategic tensions, officials insist the relationship …

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Today, the UN Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution tabled by the US to slap additional sanctions on North Korea. …

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Cambodia’s lawmakers will almost certainly strip opposition leader Kem Sokha of his parliamentary immunity today. The step comes despite a boycott by Mr Sokha’s …

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For the second time in less than two weeks, a major hurricane is hurtling towards the American coastline. A category 5 storm, Hurricane Irma …

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Two days after the resignation of Lin Chuan and his cabinet, Taiwan gets a new premier today. William Lai, the high-profile mayor of Tainan, …

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour will pose a strong challenge to Theresa May’s plans for a hard Brexit today when lawmakers debate a law designed to …

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Pope Francis will touch down in Bogota today—the first papal visit to Colombia in 31 years. Today’s visit fulfils a pledge Francis made in …