WASHINGTON - A group of about a dozen State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers.
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Iran's president declares end of Islamic State
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday while a senior military commander thanked the "thousands of martyrs" killed in operations organized by Iran to defeat the militant group in Syria and Iraq.
South Korea, Japan welcome U.S. relisting North Korea as sponsor of terrorism
South Korea and Japan on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump's move to put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it will ramp up pressure on the reclusive regime to get rid of its nuclear weapons.
Tencent's stellar share rally sees it surpass Facebook in market value
Tencent Holdings Ltd has racked up some impressive gains this week - becoming the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $500 billion and surpassing Facebook to be the world's fifth-most valuable company.
21st Century Fox in $90 million settlement tied to sexual harassment scandal
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has reached a $90 million settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel, which cost the jobs of longtime news chief Roger Ailes and anchor Bill O'Reilly.
SoftBank funding may spur Uber to re-think tough Southeast Asian market
SoftBank Group's multi-billion dollar investment in Uber Technologies Inc opens up the possibility of combining it with other ride-hailing assets the Japanese group owns in a consolidation of a rapidly growing business across Asia, industry sources say.
Phones for urns: Hong Kong turns to virtual reality to honor ancestors
A lack of space for cemeteries in crowded Hong Kong clashes with the age-old Chinese tradition of reverence for one’s ancestors.
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