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October 17, 2018 1:17 AM Prince Harry in another catch-up with war widow in Sydney

That's a significant award that wouldn't escape Harry's eye. It is awarded to military personnel who show gallantry "in the presence of the enemy" and can be awarded posthumously. It is one of the highest honours that can be bestowed by the British monarch, and Dunne told Harry it had been awarded to her first husband after he died in Papua New Guinea 6

October 16, 2018 2:33 AM Koreas and UN Command meet to discuss disarming border

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA—The rival Koreas and the U.S.-led United Nations Command were meeting Tuesday to discuss efforts to disarm a military zone the rivals control within their shared border under a peace agreement between the Koreas. South Korea’s Defence Ministry said the talks at the Panmunjom border village mark the first meeting between the Koreas 7

October 15, 2018 2:18 AM Korean government officials meet to discuss post-summit specifics

In their third summit this year, Moon and Kim committed to reviving economic co-operation when possible, voicing optimism that international sanctions could end and allow such activity, and holding a groundbreaking ceremony by the end of the year on an ambitious project to connect their roads and railways. The North and South also announced measures 7

October 14, 2018 1:41 PM Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

However, Trump in the same interview said: “As of this moment, they deny it and they deny it vehemently. Could it be them? Yes.” Other stock exchanges in the Mideast saw far less volatility Sunday. U.S. markets have been rattled by rising interest rates, signs of a slowdown in the global economy and the U.S.-China trade dispute. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed 16

October 13, 2018 11:14 PM Trump prays with American pastor recently freed by Turkey

Trump thanked Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who had resisted the demands of Trump and other high-level U.S. officials for Brunson’s release. Erdogan had insisted that his country's courts are independent, though he previously had suggested a possible swap for Brunson. The U.S. had repeatedly called for Brunson’s release and, this year, sanctioned 40

October 10, 2018 7:18 PM UN reports sharp deterioration in Mali as Canadian peacekeeping mission starts

Guterres nonetheless paints a picture of a Mali at war with itself, particularly in the centre of the country, as various ethnic groups and extremist groups targeted each other as well as the Malian military, international forces and civilians — leaving hundreds dead and thousands displaced. The human rights situation was similarly worse due to hundreds 9

October 8, 2018 9:15 PM Investigation group says one of Novichok poisoning suspects is Russian intelligence doctor

LONDON—One of the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-spy in England is a trained doctor who works for Russian military intelligence and travelled to Britain under an alias, investigative group Bellingcat reported Monday. Bellingcat said on its website that the man British authorities identified as Alexander Petrov is actually Alexander Mishkin, a doctor 5

October 7, 2018 10:23 PM Vote counting begins in Cameroon presidential election

Gun fighting between the military and separatists began Saturday in at least six towns and villages including Nkambe, Mamfe and Kumbo. Several buildings have been burned, including residences where voting material was thought to have been stored. Several armed men had been killed by military in the Southwest region, Governor Bernard Okalia Bilai confirmed 20

October 6, 2018 3:57 PM 20 killed as overcrowded minibus falls into gorge in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, INDIA—At least 20 people were killed and 16 others injured on Saturday when an overcrowded minibus fell into a deep gorge along a mountainous road in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said. The 22-seat minibus was carrying at least 36 passengers when it plunged off a Himalayan mountain road near southern Ramban town, said police officer Anita 11

October 5, 2018 7:50 PM Man ambushed officers coming to question adult son about child sexual assault

Lott said a special FBI team that investigated the fatal shootings of five police officers in Dallas in 2016 and deaths of 59 people and wounding of hundreds more in Las Vegas last year is helping collect evidence from the crime scene at an upscale Florence subdivision. “This is a large crime scene. This is a very large, complex puzzle that we are still 10