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Charles Receives Secret Cabinet Documents

The Prince of Wales has routinely received copies of secret Cabinet papers, it has emerged. The revelation follows a three-year Freedom of Information battle between the Cabinet Office & the…

FACT CHECK: Rubio's single-handed 'Obamacare' win questioned

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says he's the only Republican running for president who's actually notched a win against President Barack Obama's health care law, widely loathed on…

Serbia, EU launch accession talks

EU hopeful Serbia & Brussels on Monday opened the first two of the 35 stages in negotiations for Belgrade to join the bloc. The conference on Monday evening saw the…

EU diplomats warn US over visa threat

Diplomats from the 28-member European Union on Monday warned they could respond in kind if the United States makes satisfactory on plans to end visa-free entry for some EU nationals….

Trial of China rights lawyer lasts three hours, police block court access

By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING (Reuters) – The trial of one of China's most high profile human rights lawyers on charges of inciting ethnic hatred & provoking trouble lasted just three…

Thai activists urge release of man detained over Facebook post

By Aukkarapon Niyomyat & Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai activists on Monday demanded the release of a man arrested for sharing an infographic on Facebook detailing alleged graft…

Another U.S. patrol in South China Sea unlikely this year – officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy is unlikely to carry out another patrol within 12 nautical miles of Chinese-built islands in the South China Sea this year, three U.S. defence…

China's Sinopec building filling station in disputed South China Sea

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese oil major Sinopec is building a filling station on an island in the South China Sea, as China continues to expand its civilian infrastructure in the…

Women elected to power in Saudi Arabia. What now?

For the first time ever in the conservative Islamic kingdom, Saudi Arabians elected women into public office, as 17 women won Saturday’s municipal council elections.  The voting experience was emotionally moving…

Exclusive: 'Large Numbers' Of IS Fighters Killed

Kurdish fighters say they have killed large numbers of Islamic State fighters in northern Syria after they launched a major offensive. The YPG – a militia of Syrian Kurds –…