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TEHRAN (AP): Iran will “under no circumstances” enter a war either directly or indirectly with the United States, a prominent reformist Iranian lawmaker said yesterday, as both Washington and Tehran try to ease heightened tensions in the region....
South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa.

JOHANNESBURG (AP): South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa has taken steps to crack down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term. South Africa’s lawmakers were sworn into the...
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of Prime Ministers Questions in Parliament in London yesterday.

LONDON (AP): British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in yesterday against a growing push by both rivals and former allies to remove her from office as her attempts to lead Britain out of the European Union appeared to be headed for a dead end. May...

HUNTSVILLE, AlaBAMA (AP): Abortion clinics are facing protesters emboldened by a flurry of restrictive new state laws as they reassure confused patients that the laws have yet to take effect, abortion providers said. “We have actually had many...

MANILA (AP): A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court said she was barred for hours Tuesday from entering Hong Kong. Conchita Carpio-...

LONDON (AP) — In a major concession, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday offered U.K. lawmakers the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on the country’s membership in the European Union — but only if they...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by the kingdom as Mideast tensions remain high between...

SEOUL (AP): South Korea vowed yesterday to move quickly on plans to provide $8 million worth of medical and nutritional aid for North Korean children through UN agencies while it also considers sending broader food aid to the country, which says it...

DUBAI (AP): President Donald Trump warned Iran early yesterday not to threaten the United States again or it will face its “official end,” shortly after a rocket landed near the US Embassy in Baghdad overnight. Trump’s tweet comes after he...

GENEVA (AP): The head of the UN health agency says the risk that the Ebola virus will spread remains “very high.” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was speaking Monday at the start of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) annual assembly, where issues...
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