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Ex-White House counsel Don McGahn defies congressional subpoena

Don McGahn skips House Judiciary Committee hearing in a further escalation of struggle between Trump and Congress.Read More

Argentina's ex-President Kirchner faces first corruption trial

Christina Kirchner, who recently announced a surprise vice-presidential bid, faces multiple corruption charges.Read More

In Sri Lanka, Muslims say Sinhala neighbours turned against them

Muslims live in fear after wave of attacks is blamed on Buddhist hardliners in the wake of Easter Sunday bombings.Read More

Trumpism or Trumptasy?

Has Trump indeed created a new foreign policy doctrine or has he simply copied his predecessors'?Read More

Rise of the right: Italy's Lega party woos EU voters

With 751 representatives from 28 countries, the European Parliament is considered to be the human face of the EU.Read More

Iran's basic goods prices double as fall of rial continues

While Trump is warning about war, many Iranians say their country's devaluing currency is the immediate problem.Read More

US Congress asks Donald Trump not to withdraw from Syria

It is unclear if the letter from Congress will push the White House into articulating a clear strategy for Syria.Read More

Gujarat riots gang-rape survivor receives justice after 17 years

Closure for Bilkis Bano, whose family suffered one of the worst episodes of violence in the 2002 Gujarat riots.Read More

British Steel 'on the verge of collapse', risking 25,000 jobs

Unions are urging government to intervene to save embattled steelworks.Read More

Tajikistan prison riot kills prominent opposition members

Tajik government blames ISIL inmates for Vahdat prison riot in which 32 people, including three guards, are killed.Read More

Tornadoes cause extensive damage across US Southern Plains

Twenty tornadoes reported across the Southern Plains but were less destructive than warnings predicted.Read More

Venezuela: Where's the petrol?

Venezuela has the world's largest oil reserves, yet people are scrambling to fill car tanks as petrol supplies dry up.Read More

Pakistan IMF deal: Rupee to be devalued against dollar

After months of negotiations with the International Monetary Fund, Pakistan reaches agreement on a $6bn loan package.Read More

After economy, Venezuela's waste collection system collapses

How Venezuelans are coping with the problems piling up on many streets.Read More

Water supply restored to besieged Libyan capital Tripoli

Tripoli government blamed group that is says also cut the water supply in 2017.Read More

Nepal climber scales Mount Everest for record 24th time

A native mountaineering guide Kami Rita ascends the world's highest peak for the second time in just a week.Read More

Houthi drone attack 'hits arms depot' at Saudi airport in Najran

Yemeni rebels hit airport in Najran with armed drone, a week after a coordinated drone attack on Saudi oil pipeline.Read More

Iran slams 'genocidal taunts' by US, increases uranium stockpiles

Zarif hits back at US warnings of 'official end' as Iran's nuclear agency quadruples production of low-enriched uranium.Read More

Jokowi declared Indonesia president; Prabowo readies challenge

Election Commission proclaims Joko Widodo clear winner, but Prabowo claims fraud as Jakarta prepares for protests.Read More

Malawi votes in tight election as Mutharika seeks second term

Mutharika is facing stiff challenge from deputy Chilima and former baptist preacher Chakwera. Read More

Libya armed group cuts off water supply to Tripoli

UN says water interruption by armed group 'may be considered war crime', as Tripoli government blames Haftar's forces.Read More

Christchurch mosques attacker Tarrant charged with terrorism

Self-confessed white supremacist accused of killing 51 people in two New Zealand mosques.Read More

Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula One legend, dies at 70

The three-time world champion, who survived a horrific crash in 1976, passed away peacefully, his family says.Read More

Myanmar's political prisoners struggle with life after jail

Freed prisoners struggle to find work, resume normal life after their release amid stigma and lack of support.Read More

Singapore's economy slows to decade low as trade war bites

Official figures show Singapore's GDP expanded 1.2 percent year-on-year in the three months ending March 31.Read More