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Donald Trump joining Indian premier in ‘Howdy Modi’ event

U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Houston, Texas Sunday to take part in a huge rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Houston, Texas Sunday to take part in a huge rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Bus crash kills 25, after brakes fail

A bus crash on a mountainous road in northwest Pakistan Sunday killed 25 passengers and injured 20 others, police said.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began two days of crucial talks Sunday with party leaders before selecting his candidate for prime minister, after a deadlocked repeat election was set to make forming any new government a daunting task.

Israeli president begins talks to form new government

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began two days of crucial talks Sunday with party leaders before selecting his candidate for prime minister, after a deadlocked repeat election was set to make forming any new government a daunting task.
In this handout photograph taken by India’s Ministry of Defence on September 19, 2019, Indian Coast Guard personnel (up) pose for photographs as they keep watch on a Myanmarese ship’s crew after seizing 1160 kg of Ketamine drug from their boat near Car Nicobar islands, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar islands. Handout / INDIAN MINISTRY OF DEFENCE / AFP

India seizes one tonne of ketamine on boat, arrests six Myanmar crew

India’s coast guard has arrested six Myanmar men and seized $42 million worth of ketamine after spotting a suspicious vessel in the Indian Ocean near the Nicobar Islands.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country will present a regional cooperation plan to create security in the Gulf when he attends the United Nations General Assembly this week.

Hassan Rouhani: Iran to present regional security plan at UNGA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country will present a regional cooperation plan to create security in the Gulf when he attends the United Nations General Assembly this week.
Scott Morrison

Australia offers Donald Trump only limited commitment on Iran

Australia is not getting involved with the United States in its pursuit of aims in relation to Iran.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) speaks during a ceremony marking the country’s annual army day in Tehran, on April 18, 2019. – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called on Middle East states on April 18 to “drive back Zionism”, in an Army Day tirade against the Islamic republic’s archfoe Israel. Speaking flanked by top general as troops paraded in a show of might, Rouhani also sought to reassure the region that the weaponry on display was for defensive purposes and not a threat. (Photo by – / AFP)

Hassan Rouhani: Iran will not allow anyone to violate its borders

Iran will not allow anyone to violate its borders, the President Hassan Rouhani said in Tehran on Sunday at a ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the start of the Islamic Republic’s 1980-1988 war with Iraq.
Scott Morrison

My discussion with Donald Trump was not on Iran – Australian premier

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks during a joint news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2019.
Antonio Guterres

Climate summit: Big companies pledge emissions slash

No fewer than 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications have pledged to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign to steer multi-nationals towards a low-carbon future, Reuters reports.
Hassan Rouhani said Sunday Iran extends its “hand of friendship and brotherhood” toward cooperating with regional nations.

Iran sees problems with foreign forces, vows to lead gulf security

Iran’s president says his country should lead regional security in the strategic Persian Gulf.
Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden. Joshua Lott-Getty Images-AFP- Joshua LOTT - GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA - AFP

Donald Trump, Joe Biden spar over Ukraine after whistleblower complaint

Joe Biden accused Donald Trump Saturday of “an overwhelming abuse of power” and called for an investigation into accusations the US leader pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate the presidential candidate’s son.
The Saudi-UAE military alliance at war with Yemen's Houthis says it bombed Sanaa International Airport and an adjoining airbase which were allegedly being used to launch drone and ballistic missile attacks.

UN welcomes Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi offer to end Saudi Arabia attacks

The UN has welcomed a proposal from Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels to end all attacks on Saudi Arabia as part of a peace initiative.

Iran vows to destroy any aggressor, as US sends troops to Saudi

Iran will pursue any aggressor, even if it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and US officials blamed on Tehran.
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Dozens detained as Kazakhs protest against former president, China

Police detained dozens of protesters in Kazakhstan Saturday for rallying against Chinese economic expansion and former strongman president Nursultan Nazarbayev, who is still a powerful force in the former Soviet nation.
Police face a burning barricade during protests in Hong Kong. Vincent Yu-AP

Hong Kong protest heats up as police deploy tear gas, block transport

A march in the Hong Kong satellite town of Tuen Mun escalated on Saturday as riot police fired tear gas at anti-government protesters who fled down side streets and into surrounding shopping malls.
Felix Genn, bishop of the German city of Muenster, said the church needed to develop a more balanced relationship between priests and their congregants, as well as with women.

German bishops defend reform efforts, deny rift with Vatican

Bishops in Germany have defended a national reform process and denied that their efforts are leading to a rift with the Vatican in the aftermath of sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the Catholic Church in recent years.
Hundreds of demonstrators have faced the police in a tense standoff in the French city of Nantes in a new wave of yellow vest protests against the government.

Yellow Vest protesters in Paris face tear gas, multiple arrests

Hundreds of members of the “Yellow Vest” protest movement demonstrated in Paris on Saturday, leading to the arrest of at least 90 people in the French capital, police said.
At least 28 people were killed and 20 others are missing after Typhoon Lekima hit south-eastern China, state news agency Xinhua reported Sunday.

Powerful typhoon triggers blackout in southern Japan

A powerful typhoon hit Japan’s southern Okinawa islands Saturday, cutting power to more than 15,000 homes and grounding hundreds of flights.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.