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LONDON Thousands of residents in a sprawling north London housing estate were forced to leave their apartments late on Friday after fire checks carried out in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze found the buildings to be unsafe.

BEIJING Fears grew for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried their mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, with reports that only three survivors had been pulled out of the mud and rock hours after the

Even before Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned earlier this week at the demands of investors, the value of his ride-hailing company had already taken a hit. Uber’s stock price fell in May, at least in the eyes of investors, as

WASHINGTON In a highly unusual intervention, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to remove Iraq and Myanmar from a U.S. list of the world’s worst offenders in the use of child soldiers, disregarding the recommendations of State Department experts and

BAGHDAD If Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is confirmed dead, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his top two lieutenants, both of whom were Iraqi army officers under late dictator Saddam Hussein. Experts on Islamist groups

BlackBerry Ltd (bbry) posted first-quarter sales figures that missed analysts’ forecasts due to an unexpected drop in its high-margin software and professional services sales, pushing its shares down as much as 13% in trade before midday. The news troubled investors

  WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s administration would like to see a Westinghouse nuclear reactor deal with India move forward, a senior White House official said on Friday ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meetings with Trump on Monday. The

The United States government has approved the sale of a naval variant of the Predator drone made by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc to India, the U.S.-based company said on Friday. Reuters reported earlier on Friday that the U.S. government

The healthcare reform bill recently passed by the House had a radical mission. Its pointed goal: To prevent an spending explosion from a new entitlement, and curb future budget deficits poised to soar starting around 2022. Last week at a

PARIS Russian military aviation firm MiG said on Friday it was ready to deepen its cooperation with India, just days after U.S. arms maker Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) agreed with Tata Advanced Systems to build F-16 fighters there. India’s air