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IS fighters in Mosul provoking coalition strikes on civilians: US military

Washington - Islamic State group fighters battling Iraqi forces in Mosul are holding civilians hostage in buildings and then deliberately attracting strikes by coalition aircraft, a spokesman for the US-led coalition said on Thursday.

Kosovo's president bows to pressure on his army plan

Pristina - Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci on Thursday gave up on his plans for a rapid transformation of the nation's defence force into an army, ceding to strong opposition from Western allies.

Kosovo's president bows to pressure on his army plan

Pristina - Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci on Thursday gave up on his plans for a rapid transformation of the nation's defence force into an army, ceding to strong opposition from Western allies.

Kosovo's president bows to pressure on his army plan

Pristina - Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci on Thursday gave up on his plans for a rapid transformation of the nation's defence force into an army, ceding to strong opposition from Western allies.

Space blanket floats away during historic spacewalk

Miami - A space blanket floated away from American astronaut Peggy Whitson on Thursday as she made a historic spacewalk outside the International Space Station, setting a new record for the most spacewalks by a woman.

Senators voice alarm over Russian election interference

Washington - US senators warned Thursday of Russia's "unprecedented" threat to American and European democratic institutions Thursday as they opened their first public hearing into Moscow's interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Tillerson says Assad's fate up to Syrian people

Ankara - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday the fate of President Bashar al-Assad was up to the people of Syria, in the clearest indication yet of the new administration's policy in the war-torn country.

UN experts call US anti-protest bills 'undemocratic'

Geneva - UN experts urged American lawmakers Thursday to stop pushing "undemocratic" anti-protest legislation, which they warned breached US and international law ensuring rights to freedom of expression and assembly.

Lawmakers vote on deal to repeal North Carolina 'bathroom bill'

Washington - Legislative leaders in North Carolina have reached a deal to repeal a law that bans transgender people from using public bathrooms of their gender identity, but rights activists warn it fails to assure state-wide protections.

At 75, Dylan on 'sentimental journey' into musical past

New York - The first works by Nobel laureates following the prize inevitably draw extra attention. For Bob Dylan, his release is as unorthodox as his selection for literature's top award.

Juncker warns Trump over Brexit support

Valletta - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker joked Thursday that he was ready to encourage Ohio or Texas to leave the United States should President Donald Trump continue to celebrate Brexit.

Jewish teen arrested for US bomb threats 'has tumour'

Rishon Le Zion - An Israeli-American teenager accused of making dozens of anti-Semitic bomb threats that led to concern and a backlash in the United States has autism and a brain tumour, his lawyer told a court Thursday.

Putin says will be 'glad' to meet Trump when scandals over

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denounced the scandals over Donald Trump's ties to Moscow, adding that he would be happy to meet with his US counterpart this year.

US astronaut breaks record for most spacewalks by a woman

Miami - American astronaut Peggy Whitson made history when she floated outside the International Space Station on Thursday, breaking the record for the most spacewalks by a woman.

Tillerson in Turkey for talks amid Syria strains

Ankara - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met Turkish leaders Thursday for talks clouded by differences over Syria, a day after Ankara announced the end of its military offensive there.

US state reaches deal to repeal transgender 'bathroom law'

Washington - Lawmakers in the US state of North Carolina have reached an agreement to repeal a controversial law setting rules on which bathrooms transgender people can use in public buildings.

China's Xi and Trump tee up Mar-a-Lago summit

Bejing - China's President Xi Jinping will meet Donald Trump next week at the US leader's Florida golf resort, the first face-to-face meeting between the heads of the world's two most powerful nations.

China's Xi and Trump tee up Mar-a-Lago summit

Bejing - China's President Xi Jinping will meet Donald Trump next week at the US leader's Florida golf resort, the first face-to-face meeting between the heads of the world's two most powerful nations.

China's Xi and Trump tee up Mar-a-Lago summit

Bejing - China's President Xi Jinping will meet Donald Trump next week at the US leader's Florida golf resort, the first face-to-face meeting between the heads of the world's two most powerful nations.

US judge extends order blocking Trump travel ban

Los Angeles - The judge who halted President Donald Trump's revised travel ban on refugees and arrivals from six mainly Muslim countries has extended his order, dealing another blow to the White House.

Ivanka Trump takes unpaid job as White House adviser

Washington - First daughter Ivanka Trump is about to take on another title as an unpaid adviser to her father President Donald Trump, the White House announced on Wednesday.

Kremlin critic urges US ties to Russia's democracy movement

Washington - A fierce Russian opponent of President Vladimir Putin who was poisoned in his homeland told US lawmakers Wednesday it was imperative that Washington remain engaged with that country's pro-democracy movement.

US senator warns of Russian interference in French election

Washington - The head of the powerful Senate Intelligence Committee warned Wednesday that Russia is interfering in the French election just as it did in the US presidential campaign last year.

US arrests Turkish banker on charges of violating Iran sanctions

Ankara - The US has arrested a senior official at a state-owned Turkish bank on charges of helping Iran violate US sanctions, a move that could fuel tension ahead of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit on Thursday.

Turkey frustrated after US embassy confirms contact with coup suspect

Ankara - Turkey on Wednesday voiced anger after it emerged that the US consulate in Istanbul had contacted a chief suspect in last year's failed coup, who is currently on the run.

Turkey frustrated after US embassy confirms contact with coup suspect

Ankara - Turkey on Wednesday voiced anger after it emerged that the US consulate in Istanbul had contacted a chief suspect in last year's failed coup, who is currently on the run.

Turkey frustrated after US embassy confirms contact with coup suspect

Ankara - Turkey on Wednesday voiced anger after it emerged that the US consulate in Istanbul had contacted a chief suspect in last year's failed coup, who is currently on the run.

Mexican president says seeking 'new relationship' with US

San Jos - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Wednesday he is working on "a new relationship" with the US and thanked Latin American neighbors for support as Mexico faces "big challenges" with its vital trading partner.

US envoy warns of deep review of UN peacekeeping

New York - The United States warned Wednesday that it would use its presidency of the UN Security Council to review the performance of peacekeeping missions worldwide.

Woman arrested for driving into police car near US Capitol

Washington - A woman was arrested Wednesday near the US Capitol after driving into a police vehicle and narrowly missing several officers on foot, but police said the incident appears unrelated to terrorism.
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