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December 11, 2017 3:35 pm

Sun had been expelled from the party and handed over to judicial authorities for further investigation.

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December 11, 2017 2:33 pm

California wildfire: The Thomas Fire in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties has consumed 230,000 acres since it broke out on December 4, say reports.

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December 11, 2017 2:32 pm

"As the industry regulator, the General Commission for Audiovisual Media has started the process for licensing cinemas in the Kingdom," Minister of Culture and Information Awwad bin Saleh Alawwad said in a statement.

China cities failed air quality targets
December 11, 2017 1:47 pm

This year, Beijing has ordered millions of households to convert to gas or electric heating from coal and eliminated 44,000 coal-fired industrial boilers across the 28 cities included in the winter campaign.

China ageing population
December 11, 2017 1:28 pm

Total expenditures of China's urban workers' pension funds grew 23.4 percent on year to 3.19 trillion yuan while total incomes only grew 19.5 percent on year to 3.51 trillion yuan, a report stated.

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December 11, 2017 12:49 pm

Indonesia, home to the world's largest Muslim population, has joined a global chorus of condemnation of Trump’s controversial move on Israel, which they say threatens security and stability in the Middle East and the world.

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December 11, 2017 11:09 am

Coal prices in China have risen steadily this year, touching their highest since at least 2015 at 688.8 yuan ($104.07) a tonne on Dec 4.

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro
December 11, 2017 10:12 am

The ruling party won in 41 of 42 cities where a winner was declared, according to early official results.

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December 11, 2017 9:52 am

The war in Yemen has killed over 10,000 people, mostly civilians, and displaced 3 million others, according to UN agencies.

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December 11, 2017 9:20 am

Sisi's invitation to Abbas came days after US President Donald Trump announced his country's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and relocation of the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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December 11, 2017 9:20 am

He is credited with bringing to national prominence the 1955 death of Emmett Till, the 14-year old African-American boy whose brutal murder in Mississippi became a galvanizing point for the nascent civil rights movement.

December 11, 2017 9:05 am

Sisi's invitation to Abbas came days after US President Donald Trump announced his country's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and relocation of the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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December 11, 2017 9:04 am

"We want Saudi Arabia to stop two things, the misguided friendship with Israel and the inhuman bombardment of Yemen," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed.

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December 11, 2017 8:47 am

Officials were notified by the Molokai air traffic control tower that communication with the plane was lost.

December 11, 2017 8:42 am

The Syrian army had lost the strategically located Idlib province to insurgents when the provincial capital fell to rebels in 2015. It has since become the only province that is fully under opposition control.

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December 11, 2017 8:33 am

South Korea's government says the sanctions on 20 North Korean groups and 12 individuals took effect Monday.

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December 11, 2017 8:20 am

"France remains convinced that the only solution... is to allow the establishment of two states living side by side in peace and that this can emerge through negotiation," said Macron.

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December 11, 2017 8:15 am

Trump has made an "incorrect" decision to recognize Jerusalem as the "capital" of Israel, Rouhani said in a meeting with the visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in the capital Tehran.

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December 11, 2017 8:01 am

Authorities ordered residents in parts of Carpinteria and Montecito to leave early on Sunday as the Thomas Fire edged closer to Santa Barbara, about 100 miles (160 km) northwest of Los Angeles on the scenic central California coast.

December 11, 2017 8:00 am

The treaty is not signed by - and would not apply to - any of the states that already have nuclear arms.

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December 11, 2017 7:58 am

On Sunday, about 2,500 people demonstrated in Berlin against Trump's decision and one Israeli flag was burned, police said, adding that investigations into 11 people had been launched, with one of those related to the flag burning.

December 11, 2017 7:50 am

Three of the four biggest opposition parties said they were boycotting Sunday's mayoral races in protest of what they called a rigged electoral system.

December 11, 2017 7:50 am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has called Trump's decision ``historic,'' said Israel has maintained its capital in the city for 70 years and the Jewish connection to Jerusalem goes back 3,000 years.

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December 11, 2017 7:42 am

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $57.10 a barrel at 0019 GMT, down 25 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their last settlement.

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December 11, 2017 1:44 am

Overall, the fires have destroyed nearly 800 homes and other buildings, killed dozens of horses and forced more than 200,000 people to flee flames that have burned over 270 square miles (700 square kilometers) since December 4

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December 11, 2017 1:26 am

The CPN-UML led by former prime minister K P Oli and the CPN-Maoist led by former premier Prachanda have forged an electoral alliance for both the provincial and parliamentary elections.

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December 10, 2017 11:57 pm

"Both spoke forthrightly about the obstacles in the relationship and agreed on the need to make progress in all areas," said a spokeswoman for Britain's Foreign Office

December 10, 2017 11:35 pm

Nasser Sabah Al Sabah, in his 60s, will serve as defense minister and as deputy prime minister. He takes over the ministry from Mohammad Khaled Al Sabah

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December 10, 2017 11:28 pm

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 202 people, including 47 children, have been killed since

Recep Tayyip Erdogan on US decision on Jerusalem
December 10, 2017 11:06 pm

"We explained to all our interlocutors that the United States' decision does not comply with international law, diplomacy or humanity," Erdogan said at a Justice and Development Party (AKP) assembly in Turkey's central province of Sivas.

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December 10, 2017 10:23 pm

Late last month, nuclear-armed North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile which travelled about 1,000 km before splashing down in the Sea of Japan, within Japan's exclusive economic zone.

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December 10, 2017 10:16 pm

German intelligence agency head Hans-Georg Maassen said his agency, known by its German acronym BfV, believes more than 10,000 Germans have been targeted by Chinese intelligence agents posing as consultants, headhunters or researchers, primarily on the social networking site LinkedIn

Nikki Haley on Donald Trump
December 10, 2017 10:08 pm

More than 10 women have accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct before he was president, and Trump, while filming a segment of the television program "Access Hollywood," said he has kissed and groped women.

Israel says it has destroyed Hamas attack tunnel from Gaza
December 10, 2017 8:57 pm

It also came as Palestinian factions tried to meet Sunday's deadline for an Egyptian-mediated handover of Gaza by Hamas to Western-backed President Mahmoud Abbas after a decade's schism.

December 10, 2017 8:51 pm

"This is the way forward. There is only one way to prevent the use of nuclear weapons, prohibit and eliminate them."

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December 10, 2017 8:37 pm

Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem has infuriated the Arab world and upset Western allies, who say it is a blow to peace efforts and risks causing further unrest in the Middle East.