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Brexit: Cross-party talks to continue amid impasse

Ministers and their shadow counterparts will continue cross-party talks on Tuesday, Downing Street has said, as they try to break the Brexit deadlock. "Technical" discussions among officials took place...

Israel election: PM Netanyahu seeks record fifth term

Israelis are set to vote in their country's most closely-fought general election in years. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, leader of the right-wing Likud Party, is seeking a fifth term...

Libya crisis: Air strike at Tripoli airport as thousands flee clashes

The UN has condemned an air strike that closed the only functioning airport in Libya's capital, Tripoli, on Monday. Flights at Mitiga International Airport were suspended and passengers were...

Pakistan accuses India of plotting fresh military attack

Pakistan says it has "reliable intelligence" India is planning a military attack this month, something India dismissed as "war hysteria". Foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi made the comments on...

Libya crisis: Fighting near Tripoli leaves 21 dead

Libya's UN-backed government says 21 people have been killed and 27 wounded in fighting near the capital, Tripoli. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called for an immediate...

Kirstjen Nielsen: US Homeland Security chief resigns

The US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, who enforced some of President Trump's controversial border policies, has resigned. Ms Nielsen called it "an honour of a lifetime" to...

Hayabusa-2: Japanese probe likely to have ‘bombed’ an asteroid

The Japanese Hayabusa-2 spacecraft is thought to have detonated an explosive charge on the asteroid it is exploring. Its mission is to create an artificial crater on the asteroid...

Brexit: EU’s Donald Tusk ‘suggests 12-month flexible delay’

European Council President Donald Tusk is proposing to offer the UK a 12-month "flexible" extension to its Brexit date, according to a senior EU source. His plan would allow...

Christchurch attacks: NZ suspect ordered to undergo mental health tests

The man accused of killing 50 people in last month's attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, has been ordered to undergo mental health tests. He would be...

College admissions scandal: Judge warns defendants

Parents including two US actresses accused in a college admissions scandal have been warned about broaching the case with their children. A judge told defendants including Felicity Huffman and...

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