Johnson believes he can strike Brexit deal
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he believes "passionately" that a new Brexit deal can be struck with Brussels as he prepares to hold his first face-to-face talks as prime minister with the European Commission president.
Iran behind Saudi attacks: US officials
The scope and precision of drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities show they were launched from a west-northwest direction rather than from Yemen to the south, where Houthi rebels claimed responsibility, senior US administration officials say.
Trump-Rouhani meet could still happen
The White House has not ruled out a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani even after Washington accused Iran of being behind drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities.
Syria's Assad grants amnesty for crimes
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has issued a decree granting amnesty and reducing sentences for all crimes committed before September 14, state news agency Sana says.
Violence as HK protesters defy police ban
Police have fired chemical-laced blue water and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex.
Indonesia closes Borneo schools over haze
Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo island will be closed for a week after smoke from forest fires caused air quality to hit "dangerous" levels, a local government official says.
Royals send best wishes as Harry turns 35
Prince Harry is celebrating his birthday, his first as a father.
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