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ADEN Al Qaeda fighters have retreated from a  southern province of war-ravaged Yemen in the face of an assault by an elite government force, a...

MUMBAI (India) Tormented by blisters, illness and injuries, Indian ultra-marathoner Samir Singh got to within 36 kilometres of his goal of running 10,000km in 100...

MANILA North Korea vow-ed on Monday that tough new United Nations sanctions would not stop it from developing its nuclear arsenal, as it rejected talks...

DAMASCUS Syrian government troops advanced overnight against Daish in the country’s north and centre, drawing closer to the key battleground of Deir Ezzor, a monitor...

DAMASCUS The Kurdish-Syrian alliance battling to recapture Raqa from Daish has now seized about 45 per cent of the radicals’ Syria stronghold, a top US...

DAMASCUS Daish rebels attacked Syrian government forces and their allies in countryside east of Homs and Hama on Wednesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump ousted recently hired White House communications chief Anthony Scaramucci on Monday over an obscene tirade, sources familiar with the decision...

KABUL A suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Iraqi embassy in Kabul Monday and militants breached the compound, Afghan officials said, in a complex...

SYDNEY Security has been tightened at Australian airports after police foiled plans for a bomb attack on an aircraft during counter-terrorism raids in which four...

TEHERAN A defiant Iran vowed on Saturday to press ahead with its missile programme and condemned new US sanctions, as tensions rise after the West...