International News at a glance

News across the globe

US congress blocking funds for F-16 purchase: report


Consolidation of democracy top US priority in Pakistan: Olson


Breaking the unspoken rule about sex in Pakistan: Talking about it


US strike on Afghan hospital in 2015 not a war crime, claims Pentagon


French Jewish dilemma: Will it be kosher to vote for Marine Le Pen?


Global unity key to combating terrorism: Iran official


Russia says ready to make T-90s in Iran


South Korea seeks closer ties with Iran


NATO expanding towards Russia frontiers: Lavrov


Merkel says Germany ready to reinforce NATO eastern flank


Zuma faces 800 graft charges: Court


Berlin joins Vienna to press Italy on migrant mass influx


Beijing denies request for Hong Kong visit by US carrier group


10% loss in working hours due to rising heat: UN


China, Russia rap US missile defense plan in South Korea


Australian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan


Lankan newsmen demand new probe into journalist’s killing


South Sudan forms unity government


Xi urges sound economic development, noting downward pressure


China expects Japan to send positive signals on bilateral ties


News Analysis: Experts warn U.S. political violence could rise to 1960s levels amid 2016 presidential race


Xi asks officials to respect intellectuals’ creativity, criticism


Australia launches new strategies to promote international education


German researchers develop microbots to clean up lead from water