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Trump's poisonous rhetoric makes world a darker place: AI

Amnesty International on Wednesday said US President Donald Trump's "poisonous" rhetoric on his way to winning the White House led a global trend towards increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that had made the world a "darker" place

Kim Jong-nam killing: Malaysia seeks N Korea embassy official

Malaysia has asked for North Korea's help in searching for a senior embassy official wanted in connection with the killing of Kim Jong-nam, reports BBC.

Tillerson affirms importance of constructive US-China ties

Tillerson affirms importance of constructive US-China ties

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke by telephone with China's top diplomat on Tuesday and affirmed the importance of a constructive US-China relationship, and the two agreed on the need to address the threat posed by North Korea, the State Department said, reports Reuters.

Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libya beach

Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libya beach

The bodies of 74 migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe have washed up on a beach west of the Libyan capital, the Red Crescent said Tuesday, reports AFP.

China finishing S China Sea buildings, could house missiles: US

China finishing S China Sea buildings, could house missiles: US

China, in an early test of US President Donald Trump, is nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed to house long-range surface-to-air missiles, two US officials told Reuters.

U.S. to expand pool of people targeted for deportation

U.S. to expand pool of people targeted for deportation

Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation -- including people simply arrested for traffic violations -- under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration.

US hardens rules for deportation

US hardens rules for deportation

The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deportation, including people arrested for traffic violations, according to agency documents released on Tuesday.

Suicide bombers hit court in Pakistan, at least 4 killed: Police

Suicide bombers hit court in Pakistan, at least 4 killed: Police

Suicide bombers attacked a court complex in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least four people, officials said, in the latest incident in a new surge of Islamist violence, reports NDTV.