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  • 19 September 2014

    REMEMBER the so-called "coalition of the willing?" The Bush administration was fond of using the term when referring to countries who supported the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

  • 19 September 2014

    LIBYA'S elected parliament has rejected the new cabinet of Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni.

  • 19 September 2014

    POLICE have stepped up patrols in the Mexican resort of Los Cabos, where looters stripped stores of goods and tens of thousands of people faced a fourth day without water or power in the aftermath of Hurricane Odile.

  • 19 September 2014

    TORONTO Mayor Rob Ford has a very rare and aggressive type of cancerous tumour in his abdomen, his doctor has said, and the controversial municipal leader will start chemotherapy treatment within days.

  • 19 September 2014

    UKRAINIAN President Petro Poroshenko has started a key visit to the US to seek further support to tackle what he describes as Russian aggression.

  • 18 September 2014

    THE Russian Foreign Ministry has welcomed as a "step in the right direction" a decision by the Ukrainian parliament to grant special status to two eastern regions where pro-Russian separatists are fighting to split from Kiev.

  • 18 September 2014

    CAMBODIA has deployed armed troops in its capital as garment workers held rallies to revive a campaign for higher wages that had helped to stoke a year-long political crisis.

  • 18 September 2014

    LIBERIAN President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called a US decision to deploy 3,000 troops to West Africa a "significant moment" in the battle against the worst Ebola outbreak on record and she said she hoped it would spur other nations into action.