US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has been barred from entering Israel because of her support for a pro-Palestinian boycott movement. Photo: Rebecca Cook / Reuters

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israeli bid for “humanitarian” visit to West Bank

US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib rejected an offer by Israel to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on condition

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo gives his speech on the state of the nation before Independence Day in Parliament in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, 16 August 2019. Indonesia celebrates the 74 anniversary of its independence from the Netherlands on Saturday, August 17. (Photo: AP Photo / Achmad Ibrahim)

Widodo seeks support to transfer capital to Borneo

On Friday, the Indonesian president called for support to move the overcrowded, sunken and polluted capital of Jakarta,

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivers a speech during a ceremony to mark the 74 anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese colonial rule at the Korean Independence Hall in Cheonan on Thursday. Photo: Jung Yeon-je / Pool via AP

Moon wants to end trade dispute with Japan

South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered Japan an olive branch to close a trade dispute on Thursday, saying

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This Wednesday, January 23 of 2019, shows the 9M729 ground-based cruise missile in Kubinka, just outside Moscow, Russia. Washington and Moscow have abandoned the mid-range Nuclear Forces treaty that President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed on 1987, raising fears of a new arms race. The US blamed Moscow for the death of the treaty. (Photo: Photo AP / Pavel Golovkin)

Russia claims leadership in arms race

The Kremlin boasts that it was winning the race to develop new cutting-edge nuclear weapons, despite a

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People attend the city's first "Equality Parade" rally in support of the LGBT community in Plock, Poland, 10 August 2019. Agencja Gazeta / Jedrzej Nowicki via REUTERS

Strong police presence at Polish LGBT march after violence

Over a thousand people attended a pride parade in the Polish town of Plock, protected by a cordon of

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2020 US Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren speaks during the first night of the second US Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, Michigan on 30 July July. REUTERS / Lucas Jackson / Stock Photo

Democratic presidential candidates demand action against guns

Democratic presidential candidates urged Congress on Saturday to take steps to curb gun violence following gunfire

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