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NEW YORK The invisibility cloak in JK Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows may soon become a reality if engineers from the University of...

HONG KONG A Hong Kong doll maker with a history of creating figurines of controversial world leaders has launched a replica of US President Donald...

AMSTERDAM All ballots in the Netherlands’ March 15 national elections will be counted by hand in order to guard against the possibility of automated tallying...

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM Israel has unveiled plans for 3,000 new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, the fourth such announcement in the less...

DUBAI Iran’s President Hassan Rowhani dismissed his US counterpart Donald Trump as a political novice on Wednesday, stepping up criticism of the Republican’s immigration policies...

TRIPOLI Libya’s UN-backed government has criticised US President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on its nationals and those of six other countries entering the United States, which...

TOKYO A Japanese hotel chain under fire for books its president wrote denying the Nanjing Massacre in wartime China will remove them from a hotel...

SEOUL Two ageing South Korean boxing legends will stage a fight on a remote island disputed by Tokyo and Seoul, organisers said on Wednesday. Former World...

PARIS A wing-deforming virus shortens the lifespan of wild honeybees already contending with a startlingly long list of existential threats, researchers said on Wednesday. Spread by...

TEHERAN Iran said on Tuesday it would never use its ballistic missiles to attack another country but that its missile tests are neither part of...