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Syria war: US deploys extra troops to Syria after Russia clashes

A US official says the move sends a "signal to Russia" to avoid "provocative actions" in Syria.

US Sanctions Chinese Company Developing Resort in Cambodia

Union Development Group cited for seizing land, displacing families for Dara Sakor Seashore Resort. Company and Cambodia deny allegations that project with airport, deepwater port is intended for future military use

US Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks’ Home on Display in Italy

An American artist rebuilt it for public display

Poll: Majority of Americans Support Peace Talks to End Afghan War

A recent Eurasian Group Foundation survey found a bipartisan majority of Americans support the U.S.-backed intra-Afghan peace talks and want to see an end to the war with U.S. troops coming home

Taiwan Bids Farewell to 'Mr. Democracy'

Memorial for the late president Lee Teng-hui takes place in the shadow of Chinese war games

UK PM considers new rules amid second virus wave

Options being looked at include a ban on households mixing, and reducing hospitality opening hours.

COVID-19 to Shape UN General Assembly

The pandemic will be at the top of the agenda and also will shape how leaders will conduct their annual meetings this year

Ginsburg Fought Long Battle with Cancer

First diagnosed in 1999, she beat the odds

Iranian Dissident Whose Prison Beatings Left Him Unable to Walk Beaten Again, Lawyer Says

Ali Sharifzadeh told VOA his client Khaled Pirzadeh was beaten Monday by an officer at Greater Tehran Penitentiary, reinjuring a knee on which Pirzadeh had surgery last month

Trump Administration Announces Bans of TikTok, WeChat

National security concerns are cited; US Commerce Department announcement comes as the latest development in America’s tech fight with China