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Wary of Trump unpredictability, China ramps up naval abilities

BEIJING (Reuters) - The PLA Navy is likely to secure significant new funding in China's upcoming defense budget as Beijing seeks to check U.S. dominance of the high seas and step up its own projection of power around the globe. Learn More

 

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Malaysia declares airport safe for travel after nerve agent attack

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia on Sunday declared its international airport a "safe zone" after completing a sweep of the terminal where the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was assaulted with a deadly chemical last week. More »

 

Bombings, air strikes in Syria rattle Geneva peace talks

GENEVA (Reuters) - A United Nations peace envoy said a militant attack in Syria on Saturday was a deliberate attempt to wreck peace talks in Geneva, while the warring sides traded blame and appeared no closer to actual negotiations. More »

 

Australia, Indonesia restore full military ties, see progress on trade

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia and Indonesia said on Sunday that full military ties between the two countries had been restored, after Indonesia‚Äôs military suspended cooperation in January because of "insulting" teaching material found at an Australian base. More »

 

One dead after man drives into crowd in Germany, no sign of terrorism: authorities

HEIDELBERG, Germany (Reuters) - A man died and two other people were injured after a 35-year-old German man drove into a crowd standing near a bakery in the southwestern town of Heidelberg on Saturday, but the authorities said there were no indications that it was a terrorist attack. More »

 

France's Hollande fires back at Trump over Paris comments

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande fired back at Donald Trump on Saturday after the U.S. president remarked in a speech that a friend thought "Paris is no longer Paris" after attacks by Islamist militants. More »

 

Iraqi forces push deeper into western Mosul as civilians flee

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul on Saturday, advancing in several populated southern districts after punching through the defenses of Islamic State's last major urban stronghold in Iraq a day earlier. More »

 

Kuwait could pay up to $60,000 for party at Trump Hotel in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Kuwaiti government could pay up to $60,000 to President Donald Trump's hotel in Washington for a party on Saturday that will be an early test of Trump's promise to turn over profits from such events to the U.S. Treasury. More »

 

Egypt annoyed as Britain continues suspension of flights

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt expressed frustration on Saturday at Britain's refusal to lift a suspension of flights from the United Kingdom to the Red Sea resort of Sharm al-Sheikh, imposed after Islamic State brought down a Russian airliner in 2015. More »

 

Philippine leader's opponents turn historic event into protest march

MANILA (Reuters) - Supporters and opponents of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte turned a traditional celebration of the 1986 "People Power" uprising into demonstrations for and against his bloody war on drugs. More »

 

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