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'Moment of truth' at key UN climate summit

New York - Some 60 world leaders convene on Monday for a UN summit on "climate emergency" aimed at reinvigorating the faltering Paris agreement, at a time when mankind is releasing more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than at any time in history.

Sia and Sound of Music: Hong Kong rallies showcase satirical remixes

Fpo - The ever-evolving soundtrack to Hong Kong's summer of rage has been bolstered by three new songs that take satirical aim at the police -- the most popular a remix of Australian singer Sia's hit "Chandelier".

Trump, Modi vow relentless fight on extremists in mass rally

Houston - US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared themselves united in a relentless fight against "terrorism," vowing a close, personal alliance in front of tens of thousands of Indian-Americans.

WHO accused of rationing Ebola vaccine in DR Congo

Apo - Aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Monday accused the World Health Organization of rationing the Ebola vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo where more than 2,100 people have died of the deadly virus.

Indonesia blames 737 MAX design for Lion Air crash: report

New York - Indonesian authorities have cited failures in the Boeing 737 MAX design and oversight as contributing to the 2018 Lion Air plane crash, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

China cancels visits to US farms sending stocks down

In an unexpected move, China canceled planned visits to US farms. The trips had been touted by the Trump administration as building goodwill between the two countries who have been involved in a trade war.

Pompeo to meet with Russia's top diplomat Lavrov at UN

New York - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will on Friday meet with top Russian diplomat Sergei Lavrov on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, the state department announced Sunday.The two envoys last met in mid-May in Sochi, Russia.

As feud heats up, Trump says Biden was subject of Ukraine call

Washington - US President Donald Trump confirmed Sunday that he discussed former vice president Joe Biden and corruption allegations in a phone call with Ukraine's leader, adding to calls by Trump's opponents for his impeachment.

Trump, Modi vow relentless fight on extremists in mass rally

Houston - US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared themselves united in a relentless fight against "terrorism," vowing a close, personal alliance in front of tens of thousands of Indian-Americans.

Egypt detains award-winning rights lawyer

Apo - Egyptian authorities on Sunday detained an award-winning human rights lawyer after she attended judicial investigations into protesters arrested during rare demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, her lawyer said.

Five-year period ending 2019 set to be hottest on record

New York - A damning new UN report published Sunday said the world is falling badly behind in the race to avert climate disaster as a result of runaway warming, with the five-year period ending 2019 set to be the hottest ever.

Fresh Hong Kong clashes outside mall but airport avoids disruption

Fpo - Pro-democracy protesters clashed with riot police outside a mall on Sunday, with some activists vandalising a nearby subway station and defacing a Chinese flag, but plans to disrupt the airport did not materialise.

Flights cancelled as Typhoon Tapah approaches Japan

Apo - Typhoon Tapah approached southwestern Japan Sunday, with heavy rain and strong winds grounding hundreds of regional flights.

Hong Kong curbs airport links as protesters vow 'stress test'

Fpo - Hong Kong reduced rail and bus links to the city's airport on Sunday and police stepped up security checks in a bid to scupper plans by pro-democracy protesters to disrupt the bustling transport hub.

Saudis still owe the US $181 million for refueling in Yemen war

The Trump administration has stressed the alliance of the US and Saudis and condemned the attack on Saudi oil infrastructure blaming the attack on Iran even though the Houthi's who control much of the north of Yemen claimed responsibility for the attack.

UN chief basks in climate spotlight, amid global conflict clouds

New York - On Monday, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will position himself on the frontline against climate change as he presides over a UN emergency summit, a role some say he turned to after difficulties in resolving global conflict.

Trump to boast to UN about US success, but troubles mounting

New York - US President Donald Trump will stand before the United Nations on Tuesday to declare his country top of the world. But with diplomatic troubles building, his annual boast may ring hollow.

Anti-Sisi protesters clash with security forces in Suez

Apo - Egyptian security forces clashed with hundreds of anti-government protesters in the seaport city of Suez on Saturday, firing tear gas and live rounds, said several residents who participated in the demonstrations.

UN welcomes Huthi offer to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia

New York - The United Nations envoy for Yemen welcomed Saturday an offer from the country's Huthi rebels to halt all attacks on Saudi Arabia, saying it could bring an end to years of bloody conflict.

Op-Ed: US claims some farm workers killed in Afghanistan were IS members

The US defended its attack that allegedly killed at least 32 farm workers and wounded 40 others including many children claiming that the group were actually ISIS fighters pretending to work as harvesters.
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