US navy again sails through Taiwan Strait, angering China

US has been ramping up sailings through strategic waterway and Taiwan will see the latest voyage as a sign of support from the Trump administration

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Wikipedia asks European rights court to lift Turkey ban

The middle east country blocked all access in 2017 because some entries link Turkish authorities to terrorist activities

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Backlash against Gandhi dynasty after poll drubbing

Rahul Gandhi's Congress Party suffered a beating from BJP, even losing the family borough of Amethi in northern Uttar Pradesh

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Indonesia’s Joko Widodo wins second term as president

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Dispute over WTO reforms could paralyse it, says Canada

For the third time, trade ministers from around the world meet to discuss proposals to adjust the WTO's functions but are snubbed by the US and China

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Private prosecution tells UK court that Boris Johnson lied in Brexit campaign

Marcus Ball, who crowdfunded the case, says the candidate for prime minister lied when repeating that the UK sends £350m a week to the EU

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Populists eye upsets as Brexit-bound UK and Netherlands open EU elections

Around the bloc, national leaders are scrambling to mobilise supporters to resist the populist surge

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Iran says no talks with US ‘under any circumstances’

Supreme National Security Council spokesperson says as long as the rights of the nation are not satisfied Iran’s path will stay the same

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Theresa May clings to power after Brexit gambit backfires

Prime minister's departure will deepen the Brexit crisis as a new leader is likely to want a more decisive split

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Uganda court blocks government bid to suspend dozens of top journalists

Opposition figure Bobi Wine has emerged as a real challenger to the veteran President Yoweri Museveni

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Malawi president leads vote count at 40%

With three-quarters of the ballots counted on Thursday, President Peter Mutharika leads nearest rival Lazarus Chakwera who is at 35.44%

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Rwandan rebel leader pleads guilty to foreign-backed terrorism

National Liberation Front spokesman Callixte Nsabimana’s court admission likely to heighten tension between Rwanda and neighbours DRC and Burundi

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US aviation body meets air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 Max

Nearly 60 air regulators from 33 governmental agencies are attending the meeting at an FAA office in Texas

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Bank CEO charged in scheme to win job in Trump administration

Calk provided campaign manager Manafort with wish list of government positions in exchange for loan approvals

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Move to end Sudan's deadlock

Protest leaders to confer with demonstrators on how to deal with a military which is insisting on heading governing body

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Modi fans celebrate his win, saying ‘the lion returns’

Prime Minister Nahendra Modi’s landslide victory in India has ignited his adherents with their ‘Hindu nation’ slogan

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