FBI files motions in courts to dismiss charges in five cases of Chinese researchers arrested on visa fraud charges.
Anti-military chants heard from inside colonial-era prison, which is used to hold opponents of the February coup.
The US is preparing to evacuate thousands of Afghan special visa applicants who are at risk from the Taliban.
US indexes rallied to fresh record highs on Friday as the market left behind early-week jitters.
Hundreds of Palestinians gathered in Beita in occupied West Bank to protest against illegal Israeli outpost nearby.
The blacklistings come in retaliation for the United States recently sanctioning Chinese officials in Hong Kong.
UNICEF estimates that most water pumping will gradually cease across Lebanon in the next four to six weeks.
UNESCO is considering 17 cultural and natural sites to add to its Heritage list.
The Olympics are held amid anger in much of the host country, Japan, with organisers hoping the mood will change.
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