World News Brief

Arrests in Tunisian museum attack; Beijing and Tokyo officials meet to discuss maritime security; former Thai PM to go on tiral for alleged involvement in rice subsidy scheme; UN to monitor school safety in Pakistan; fresh strife between Kiev and Moscow; and more

 

Tunisian Authorities Make Arrests in Museum Attack

Netanyahu secures leadership of Israel; Australia and Vietnam strengthen security ties; Japanese exports rise; lawyer for doctor who helped CIA find bin Laden killed; at least seven dead in suicide bomber attack in Afghanistan; and more

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Netanyahu Wins in Israel

Iraq puts Tikrit Offensive on hold; China surpasses Germany in arms trade; Japanese delegates to visit Beijing in bid to improve relations with Japan; Sierra Leone vice president seeks asylum in US; Putin puts 40,000 troops on full alert; and more

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Iraq Halts Tikrit Offensive

Iraqi forces march on Tikrit; South Korea slashes interest rates; Thailand-China rubber and rice deal in the works; UN Security Council blasted on Syria response; IMF approves Ukraine loan programme; and more 

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Iraqi Forces March on Tikrit

White House criticises senators' letter about Iran; police and students clash in Burma; China reportedly building second aircraft carrier; Ivory Coast's former First Lady jailed for election violence; Venezuela hit with fresh sanctions over human rights violations; and more 

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President Rejects Senators' Letter to Iran

Netanyahu speaks to US Congress; Australia boosts its forces in Iraq; Obama criticises China's proposed counterterrorism law; Boko Haram video shows two beheaded men; EU likely to fall short of climate targets; and more 

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Netanyahu to Address U.S. Congress

Iraqi troops move against ISIS in Tikrit; North Korea test-fires two short-range missiles; Chinese central bank cuts interest rates; 300 die in avalanches in Afghanistan; Saudi diplomat freed in Yemen; and more 

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Iraqi Troops Move Against ISIS in Tikrit