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US service member killed in Iraq helicopter crash

US service member killed in Iraq helicopter crash

A US service member was killed and several other people were injured when a military helicopter on a mission against Islamic State militants crashed in Iraq.

Melania Trump laments cyber bullying

Melania Trump laments cyber bullying

US First Lady Melania Trump renewed her campaign to tackle cyber bullying on Monday, as her husband lit up the internet with a stream of invective against his perceived foes.

US points at China, not Russia, on election meddling

US points at China, not Russia, on election meddling

When asked about Trump's tweet, Bolton also mentioned Beijing, which is currently at an impasse with Washington on trade talks.

Tributes pour in for former UN chief Kofi Annan

Tributes pour in for former UN chief Kofi Annan

The Ghanaian national was a career diplomat who projected quiet charisma and was widely credited for raising the world body's profile in global politics.

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar military over Rohingya crackdown

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar military over Rohingya crackdown

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on four Myanmar military and police commanders and two army units for involvement in what it called "ethnic cleansing" and other human rights abuses against the country's Rohingya Muslims, the Treasury Department said.

Turkish lira rallies ahead of Albayrak presentation

Turkish lira rallies ahead of Albayrak presentation

The lira gained some support from the announcement late on Wednesday of a Qatari pledge to invest $15bn in Turkey.

Turkey court rejects new appeal to free US pastor

Turkey court rejects new appeal to free US pastor

Andrew Brunson, who faces 35 years in jail over terror and espionage charges, will remain under house arrest.

Turkey hikes tariffs on imports of several US products

Turkey hikes tariffs on imports of several US products

The move comes after US President Donald Trump announced that the United States was doubling steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey.

Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' US electronic goods

Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' US electronic goods

Relations between the two Nato allies have plummeted in one of their worst crises in decades after the detention of US pastor Andrew Brunson on terror-related charges.

New US force eyes dominance of space

New US force eyes dominance of space

The United States has vowed to develop a new "Space Force" that would give America dominance over rivals in China and elsewhere.

Khamenei says 'no war, no negotiations with the US'

Khamenei says 'no war, no negotiations with the US'

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comments add to the pressure on President Hassan Rouhani following a collapse in the currency and widespread protests over high prices and corruption.

Erdogan says crash of lira 'political plot' against Turkey

Erdogan says crash of lira 'political plot' against Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday slammed the crash of the lira amid a widening spat with the United States as a "political plot" and said his country would instead seek new markets and new allies.