Over 600 Pakistani women sold as brides to China
The list, obtained by The Associated Press, was compiled by Pakistani investigators determined to break up trafficking networks exploiting the country’s poor and vulnerable. China’s Foreign Ministry said it was not aware of the list. The report said police discovered two illegal marriage bureaus in Lahore.
Google gives a tech twist to art, unveils first-ever digitised range of paintings
The aim is to expose the world to Puerto Rico art and prese...
US: Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on critics
Saudi Arabia, frustrated by growing criticism of its leaders and policies on social me...
Hidden in plain sight: Masterpiece that hung in French woman's kitchen for years sells for $26.6 mn
The painting is said to be by the 13th-century Italian painter Cimabue.
Door will remain 'wide open' for India to join RCEP, says Australian PM
Morrison and Trade Minister Simon Birmingham are in Bangkok to discuss the RCEP during the ASEAN summit.
Brazilian indigenous speak out as Amazon fires rage
Kayapo, one of the Bau people's leaders, helps organise a village watch group to protect the community's lands from encroaching flames as well as illegal loggers, miners and others seeking to exploit the area. With fires spreading quickly to wide swaths of indigenous territories in recent weeks, his task has grown more critical. So far in 2019, Brazil reported 83,000 fires, a 77 per cent increase from the same period last year.
Kashmir issue should be resolved via dialogue between India, Pak: China
China's reaction came after Donald Trump offered to be the "mediator" between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir.
Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone
It was the first such attack since September, when three mortar shells landed in an abandoned lot inside the Green Zone.
Billionaire Democrat Michael Bloomberg launches Democratic presidential bid
Ending weeks of speculation, the 77-year-old former Republican announced his candidacy Sunday in a written statement posted on a campaign website describing himself as uniquely positioned to defeat President Donald Trump. Bloomberg's entrance comes just 10 weeks before primary voting begins, an unorthodox move.
Russians tried to help Julian Assange escape from London embassy hideout
Russian officials had devised a covert plan to help Wikileaks founder Julian Assange escape to Russia from his Ecuadorian embassy hideout in London, a UK media report claimed on Friday.
21 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan
The three survivors are a 6-year-old child, an adult man and an Italian doctor with an aid organization who was in surgery and in serious condition, Aguek said.
Employee takes off in empty airplane from Seattle's airport, crashes
The airline tells The Associated Press that the plane was a Horizon Air Q400 and it believed no passengers were on board.
Saudi Arabia orders Canadian envoy to leave over criticism
The Saudi Foreign Ministry also said it would freeze "all new business" between the kingdom and Canada.
GOP's base not ready to give up fight against 'Obamacare'
NEW YORK (AP) — Weary Republicans in Washington may be ready to move on from health care, but conservatives across the United States are warning the GOP-led Congress not to abandon its pledge to repeal the Obama-era health law — or risk a political nightmare in next year's elections.
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