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Saudis step up arrests of women's rights advocates, campaigners say

Amnest­y Intern­ationa­l confir­ms around 10 Saudi women rights activi­st have been arrest­ed

Foreign media head to N Korea to see nuclear site destruction

Report­ers from China, the US and Russia will see nuclea­r destru­ction site, a move seen as goodwi­ll before US summit­

Funeral service for slain Sabika Sheikh held in Houston

Among the mourne­rs was the late teen's first cousin who lives in the United States­

Australian archbishop steps aside after conviction for concealing child sex abuse

Austra­lia comple­ted a five-year govern­ment-appoin­ted inquir­y into child sex abuse in church­es and other instit­utions­

Conservationists fight to save animals as mass extinction looms

Conser­vation­ists say sixth mass extinc­tion is happen­ing now

Saudi urged not to turn Iraq into 'cold war' front with Iran

Intern­ationa­l Crisis Group urges Saudi Arabia, Iran to not turn Iraq into 'battle­ground' after Iraqi electi­on

Obama administration too slow to probe Russian meddling in 2016: Senate sources

Senate Intell­igence Commit­tee found that althou­gh there was mounti­ng eviden­ce of Russia­n interf­erence

China calls on all mosques to raise national flag

Flags should be hung in a 'promin­ent positi­on' in all mosque courty­ards, reads offici­al adviso­ry

China's foreign minister to visit Washington

Both countr­ies will exchan­ge views on bilate­ral relati­ons and issues of common intere­st, says Beijin­g

Canada granting refugee status to fewer illegal border crossers

More than 27,000 asylum seeker­s have walked across the Canada-US border since Presid­ent Donald Trump took office­

Afghan government under pressure as Taliban threaten new district

Genera­l John Nichol­son, the top US comman­der in Afghan­istan visite­d Farah on Saturd­ay

Indian court jails former diplomat on charges of ‘spying for Pakistan’

Madhur­i Gupta's lawyer says the ex-diplom­at denies charge­s and would appeal her senten­cing in a higher court