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No decision yet on size of US troop increase in Afghanistan - Mattis

No decision yet on size of US troop increase in Afghanistan - Mattis

The Pentagon has yet to decide how many more US troops to send to Afghanistan as it is still drawing up a plan, Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump committed the United States to an open-ended war there.

Headless torso 'could be' journalist from Danish submarine

Headless torso 'could be' journalist from Danish submarine

The headless torso of a woman found floating in Danish waters could be that of a Swedish journalist who authorities believe died aboard an inventor's homemade submarine, police said Tuesday.

Greek tourism shows robust growth in early season

Greek tourism shows robust growth in early season

Early figures on tourism, a vital source of money for heavily indebted Greece, indicate that the south-eastern European country is cashing in on warm summer weather.

Spain suspect admits terror cell planned bigger attack

Spain suspect admits terror cell planned bigger attack

An alleged member of the terror cell that unleashed carnage in Spain last week admitted to a judge on Tuesday that he and other suspects had planned a bigger attack, a judicial source said.

Bangladesh upholds death sentences for 15 over murders

Bangladesh upholds death sentences for 15 over murders

A Bangladesh court on Tuesday upheld death sentences on a leading politician and 14 members of an elite military force, including a senior officer, for the abduction and murder of seven people in 2014.

Remains of some US sailors found on warship

Remains of some US sailors found on warship

Divers have found the remains of some of the 10 sailors who went missing when a US destroyer collided with a tanker off Singapore, the navy said, the latest deadly accident involving an American warship.

Indian factory shut for dumping dye after dogs turn blue

Indian factory shut for dumping dye after dogs turn blue

A factory accused of dumping dye into an Indian river where several dogs turned blue has been shut down, an official said on Tuesday, after alarming pictures emerged of the brightly-coloured canines.

24 million affected by South Asia floods: Red Cross

24 million affected by South Asia floods: Red Cross

More than 24 million people have been affected by some of the worst flooding to hit South Asia in decades, with large areas of land submerged in water, the Red Cross Tuesday.

Jailed Hong Kong activist Wong back in court

Jailed Hong Kong activist Wong back in court

With hair newly shaven in accordance with Hong Kong prison rules, jailed pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was in court again Tuesday on more protest-related charges.

Four Spain attack suspects in court for questioning

Four Spain attack suspects in court for questioning

As the dust settled over five days of angst in Spain after deadly terror attacks, the four remaining alleged members of a terror cell that carried out the carnage arrived in a Madrid court on Tuesday for questioning.

Rare white koala born at Australian zoo

Rare white koala born at Australian zoo

A koala at an Australian zoo has given birth to a rare white joey, staff announced Tuesday.

Trump backs off Afghan withdrawal, lambasts Pakistan

Trump backs off Afghan withdrawal, lambasts Pakistan

President Donald Trump cleared the way for the deployment of thousands more US troops to Afghanistan Monday, backtracking from his promise to rapidly end America's longest war ...

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