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Theresa May has announced new education links with China as she arrives for a three-day visit to boost trade and investment after Brexit. The initiative includes the extension of a Maths teacher exchange programme and a campaign to promote English language learning in China. The UK prime minister has claimed...

A Catholic deacon accused of killing at least 10 people – including his own mother – has gone on trial in Belgium. Former nurse Ivo Poppe...

Sixteen people have been taken to hospital after a train struck a railway buffer on the outskirts of Sydney, police say. The accident happened at the...

South Korea says it will continue high-level talks with North Korea with “clear eyes” amid global warnings that Pyongyang might be playing...

Two people have died in Japan and several are in a critical condition after choking on traditional rice cakes as part of the new year celebrations. They...

An international chess tournament is starting in Saudi Arabia amid controversy after Israeli players were denied visas. A Saudi official said visas could...

A bus carrying tourists from a cruise ship has overturned in south-eastern Mexico, killing at least 12 people, officials say. Another 18 people were injured...

Police in Lebanon are investigating the murder of a British woman who worked at the UK embassy in Beirut. Rebecca Dykes’s body was found on the...

A former CIA official disclosed an alarming statement about North Korea’s ability to strike the U.S. with a ballistic missile. Bruce Klingner, a former...

Kim Jong Nam, half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un thought she rubbed baby oil on his face. Kim Jong Nam was found dead on Malaysian Airport....