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Malaysia says still to establish what killed North Korean

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian authorities said on Tuesday they had still to establish what was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and the body had not been formally identified as no next of kin have come forward.

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China opposes U.S. naval patrols in South China Sea

BEIJING China said on Tuesday it opposed action by other countries under the pretext of freedom of navigation that undermined its sovereignty, after a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group began patrols in the contested South China Sea.

Seeking to secure Sinai, Egypt builds closer ties with Hamas

CAIRO/GAZA After years of strained relations, Egypt is moving closer to Hamas in Gaza, offering concessions on trade and free movement in return for moves to secure the border against Islamic State fighters who have killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers in northern Sinai.

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France's Le Pen cancels meet with Lebanon grand mufti over headscarf

BEIRUT French far-right National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen canceled a meeting on Tuesday with Lebanon's grand mufti, its top cleric for Sunni Muslims, after refusing to wear a headscarf for the encounter. | Video

Suicide bombers in Pakistan kill five in attack on court

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Wells Fargo fund business on the defensive amid sales scandal

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Outspoken general named Trump's top security adviser

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday named Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster as his new national security adviser, choosing a military officer known for speaking his mind and challenging his superiors.

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Philippine senator urges Cabinet to stop 'sociopathic serial killer' Duterte

MANILA A staunch critic of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged the Cabinet to declare the president unfit to rule, describing him as a "sociopathic serial killer" because of his war on drugs and allegations he once ran a hit squad.