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Melania Trump returns to White House after kidney surgery

WASHINGTON: US First Lady Melania Trump has returned to the White House after undergoing kidney surgery, said her office.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle marry at Windsor Castle

LONDON: Prince Harry married US actress Meghan Markle in a ceremony at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle here on Saturday.

Toll in Cuba plane crash rises to 110

The toll from Friday's Boeing 737 crash in Cuba, close to Havana's Jose Marti International Airport, has risen to 110, officials said.

1 dead in shooting near US school

A 40-year-old woman was killed and at least two others were wounded in a shooting incident in US' Clayton County in Georgia, police said.

Man opens fire at Trump's Miami golf resort

A man yelling "anti-President Donald Trump rhetoric" was arrested on Friday after he exchanged fire with police in the lobby of the Trump National Doral Miami resort.

China removes tariff on sorghum import from US

BEIJING: China announced on Friday that it was removing the heavy 178.6 per cent tariff imposed a month ago on imports of sorghum, a cereal used as cattle feed, from the US in an apparent goodwill gesture as key talks are underway in Washington over the trade dispute between the two nations.

Character actor Joseph Campanella dead at 93

LOS ANGLELE: Veteran character actor Joseph Campanella, who has appeared in more than 200 TV and film roles over his 50-year career, is dead. He was 93.

5.3-magnitude quake hits Japan

An earthquake measuring 5.3-magnitude on the Richter scale hit Japan on Thursday, the weather agency said. There were no immediate reports of injury or damage. No tsunami warning was issued.

2 IS militants killed in US airstrike in Afghanistan

Two militants of the Islamic State (IS) terror group have been killed in an US and NATO-led airstrike in Afghanistan's Nangarhar, a government statement on Thursday.

UN envoy calls for de-escaltion in Syria

The UN special envoy for the Syria crisis, Staffan de Mistura, on Wednesday called for de-escalation in Syria and the revival of the political process.

President Trump discloses payment to lawyer in financial report

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump repaid his lawyer Michael Cohen over $100,000 for expenses that Cohen incurred during the 2016 presidential election, according to a financial disclosure form released on Wednesday.

Two Indians arrested with gold in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Two Indians nationals have been arrested with half a kg of gold in Nepal.

China bans 'wrongly educated' India-trained monk

BEIJING: China has banned India-trained "wrongly educated" monks from teaching Buddhism, fearing they may be of "separatist" bend.

14 killed in Afghanistan clashes

KABUL: At least six Afghan security forces and eight Taliban militants were killed on Tuesday after heavy fighting broke out in the country's Farah city.

Gaza braces for violent protests after 58 killed

Fresh protests are expected at the Gaza border on Tuesday, a day after Israeli troops killed 58 Palestinians during demonstrations coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

Ending conflict vital to food security: UN


ROME: Ending violent conflict, bolstering peace and stability and preventing future strife are all are crucial to combating rising levels of chronic hunger in the world, the UN has said in a new report.

What is at stake in Samsung vs Apple patent retrial

 Two of the world's biggest smartphone makers -- Samsung and Apple -- have resumed a seven-year-old patent infringement dispute in the US.

Netanyahu defends Gaza action, Abbas calls for protest

After Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended the military action that killed 55 Palestinians and wounded 2,700 as "self-defence", Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called for intensified protests on Tuesday, the media reported.

Koreas to hold high-level talks on Wednesday

SEOUL: North and South Korea have agreed to hold high-level talks on May 16 to discuss ways to enforce the Panmunjom Declaration, Seoul's Unification Ministry said on Tuesday.

Suicide attack at Indonesia Police headquarters

JAKARTA:Two bike-borne militants blew themselves up at an Indonesian police headquarters in Surabaya city on Monday, police said. However they did not divulge the number of fatalities.

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