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Next stop on Saudi crown prince's image makeover tour: China

Next stop on Saudi crown prince's image makeover tour: China

Mohammed Bin Salman arrives in China in the middle of a multi-country swing through Asia designed to polish his image abroad.

  • by Iain Marlow

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Macron's bodyguard had eight passports and 'Russian link'. French senators now want answers
France

Macron's bodyguard had eight passports and 'Russian link'. French senators now want answers

Senators believe three aides to French President withheld information from an official inquiry into a scandal involving his former bodyguard Alexandre Benalla.

  • by Michel Rose
'Where will it lead?': Imran Khan warns India against attack over Kashmir
India

'Where will it lead?': Imran Khan warns India against attack over Kashmir

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked the United Nations to intervene in a rapidly escalating dispute with India.

  • by Asif Shahzad and Fayaz Bukhari
States sue Trump over national emergency declaration
USA

States sue Trump over national emergency declaration

A coalition of 16 American states argues the US President's decision to build a wall through an emergency declaration is unconstitutional.

  • by Amy Goldstein
'Unprecedented attack' puts focus on Kashmir's homegrown militants
India

'Unprecedented attack' puts focus on Kashmir's homegrown militants

The attack in which 40 Indian soldiers died last week has escalated the potential for conflict between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan.

  • by Niha Masih and Joanna Slater
Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan with billions at stake
Pakistan

Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan with billions at stake

Pakistan is in the grip of a debt crisis and is seeking a $US12 billion bailout from the International Monetary Fund but has yet to agree to tough conditions.

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Japan PM mum on reports he nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
Shinzo Abe

Japan PM mum on reports he nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

A Japanese newspaper reported that Shinzo Abe nominated Donald Trump at the US President's request.

Trump raises a new menace - the S word -  and Democrats are stumped
Democracy

Trump raises a new menace - the S word - and Democrats are stumped

When US Democrats unveiled their Green New Deal to fight climate change, the Republican response was swift and strikingly uniform.

  • by Mark Z. Barabak and Melanie Mason
Rise of Spain's far right evokes Franco's ghost
Spain

Rise of Spain's far right evokes Franco's ghost

The entry of Vox on the national stage will break a taboo for Spain, which until now has resisted the pull of far-right nationalism alive in much of Europe.

  • by Raphael Minder
After two years' silence, Europe opens attack on Trump foreign policy
Analysis
Donald Trump

After two years' silence, Europe opens attack on Trump foreign policy

US Vice-President Mike Pence said he he'd had "frank discussions" with European allies. Germany's Angel Merkel said she found the dispute 'depressing'.

  • by Griff Witte and Michael Birnbaum
Trump complains he will never get Nobel Prize
North Korea

Trump complains he will never get Nobel Prize

US President Donald Trump has made the case that he deserves to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on North Korea and Syria, but complains he will probably never get the honour.