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Trump administration notifies Congress of $1.8B in proposed weapons sales to Taiwan

The US formally notified Congress of a proposed $1.8 billion in advanced weapons systems sales to Taiwan, a move sure to increase tensions with Beijing.

Mexico's former defense minister arrested on federal drug charges in Los Angeles

A former Mexican defense minister was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on drug and money laundering charges, accused of taking bribes in exchange for permitting a cartel known for wholesale violence to operate with impunity in Mexico, federal prosecutors ...

Kremlin critic Navalny posts hospital photo after poisoning as aide says he plans to return to Russia

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has posted a photograph of himself on his hospital bed in Berlin, weeks after he was poisoned and fell critically ill.

Hong Kong was once a safe haven from China. Now activists are fleeing the city by boat to Taiwan

For Ha Sze-yuen, the sea surrounding Hong Kong is more than just a backdrop for sunsets and beaches.

Greek president provokes Turkey by visiting tiny island at center of eastern Mediterranean dispute

For weeks, Greece and Turkey have been facing off in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, raising fears that a dispute between two NATO allies could turn into a full-blown regional crisis.

Beirut port ablaze, weeks after massive blast

A huge blaze broke out in Beirut's port on Thursday, just weeks after a massive blast at the same site laid waste to the capital city, killing nearly 200 people.

Fire ravages Europe's largest migrant camp on Lesbos

Europe's largest migrant camp, Moria, has been devastated by massive fires that broke out early Wednesday at the overcrowded site on Greece's Lesbos island.

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is out of a coma, hospital says

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is out of a medically induced coma, the German hospital where he is being treated said in a statement on Monday.

Thailand issues new charges against fugitive Red Bull heir

A court in Bangkok has ordered the arrest of the heir to the Red Bull fortune on fresh charges, adding another twist to a scandal that has turned a spotlight on one of Thailand's wealthiest families.

Twelve killed in India building collapse as rescue operation is suspended overnight

The death toll from a five-story apartment building collapse in the Indian state of Maharashtra has risen to 12, as rescue operations to locate the missing were suspended overnight.

Senate intelligence report warns of repeat of Russian interference in US election

A Senate Intelligence Committee report detailing how Russia's 2016 election interference was encouraged by President Donald Trump and his campaign raises the stakes for the current campaign at a time when Trump is openly amplifying Russian disinformation.

Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under new national security law

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, known for his support of the city's pro-democracy movement and criticism of China, has been arrested on suspicion of "colluding" with foreign forces, according to local police.

Lebanon's government to step down Monday in wake of Beirut blast, state TV reports

Lebanon's government is expected to step down on Monday night, less than a week after a massive explosion in Beirut killed more than 160 people and sparked days of violent protests.

A nurse pulled three newborns out of a hospital hit by the Beirut blast

Photojournalist Bilal Jawich was at home on the outskirts of Beirut when an explosion, which has left at least 100 dead and thousands injured, rocked the Lebanese capital.

What we know about the Beirut blastcnn

A massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday evening, leaving at least at least 100 dead and 4,000 injured.

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