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France wildfires force mass evacuation

Wildfires in south-eastern France have forced the evacuation of 10,000 people overnight, officials say, reports BBC.

N Korea could carry out missile test soon: US officials

US officials said on Tuesday they have seen increased North Korean activity at a site in the western city of Kusong that could be preparations for another missile test within days, reports Reuters.

US moves one step closer to imposing fresh Russia sanctions

US moves one step closer to imposing fresh Russia sanctions

The US House of Representatives has voted to impose fresh sanctions on Russia, despite President Donald Trump objecting to the legislation, reports BBC.

Trump plea for unity on showdown healthcare vote

Trump plea for unity on showdown healthcare vote

US President Donald Trump has issued a challenge to Republican senators to rally behind their healthcare bill, on the eve of a crucial vote, reports BBC.

Kovind takes oath as 14th President of India

Kovind takes oath as 14th President of India

Ram Nath Kovind today took oath in Parliament's Central Hall today as India's 14th President and in his first address said India's unity in diversity was the key to its success, reports NDTV.

Chinese jets intercept US surveillance plane: US officials

Chinese jets intercept US surveillance plane: US officials

Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a US Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea at the weekend, with one jet coming within about 300 feet (91 meters) of the American aircraft, US officials said on Monday, reports Reuters.

Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors after cabinet vote

Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors after cabinet vote

Israel is removing metal detectors from a holy site in Jerusalem and will use less obtrusive surveillance instead.

26 killed in Lahore suicide blast

26 killed in Lahore suicide blast

At least 26 people, including nine policemen, were killed and 58 others injured in a suicide blast near the residence and office of Pakistan's Punjab province Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Lahore on Monday.