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Chinese-born Australian lawmaker fights election challenge

Chinese-born Australian lawmaker fights election challenge

Lawyers for the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be appointed to Australia's Parliament and for a senior government minister appeared in a court on [...]
Netanyahu, rightist allies appear to fall short of majority

Netanyahu, rightist allies appear to fall short of majority

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fell short of securing a parliamentary majority with his natural religious and nationalist allies in na [...]
South Korea confirms 2nd case of African swine fever

South Korea confirms 2nd case of African swine fever

South Korea has confirmed a second case of African swine fever near its border with North Korea, raising concerns that the outbreak could spread [...]
Asian stocks rise after oil falls, Wall Street advances

Asian stocks rise after oil falls, Wall Street advances

Asian stock prices rose Wednesday after oil prices fell back and Wall Street advanced. Benchmarks in Tokyo, Shanghai and Hong Kong all gained. [...]

Saudi Arabia joins US-led maritime coalition after attack

Saudi Arabia says it is joining a U.S.-led coalition to secure the Mideast's waterways after an attack targeting its crucial oil industry. The s [...]

Bermuda gets ready for pass by Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

People on Bermuda rushed to make final preparations for an expected close brush with Hurricane Humberto, a powerful Category 3 storm that caused [...]

South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens

South Korea has gone through with plans to drop Japan from a list of countries receiving fast-track approvals in trade in a tit-for-tat reaction [...]
Gamble pays off for Lieberman, who becomes Israeli kingmaker

Gamble pays off for Lieberman, who becomes Israeli kingmaker

The veteran Israeli politician Avigdor Lieberman took the political gamble of his life when he spurned his mentor, Prime Minister Benjamin Netany [...]

Mexico asks French auctioneers to halt sale of artifacts

The Mexican government is asking a French auction house to halt the planned sale of a collection of about 120 pre-Hispanic artifacts, saying some [...]
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