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Boeing's 737 MAX plane could take its first test flight from Monday, a crucial step for the survival of the company's star model that has been grounded for 14 months.Full Story
A group of gunmen attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi Monday, according to police and officials from the trading floor with fighting ongoing.Full Story
The EU and Britain launch an intense five weeks of negotiations on a deal to define their post-Brexit relations on Monday, with London keen to wrap things up quickly.Full Story
French people went to the polls wearing face masks Sunday for the final round of municipal elections expected to yield a low voter turnout and a rebuke for the party of President Emmanuel Macron.Full Story
Israel's media watchdog said Sunday that it had withdrawn the broadcast licence from U.S.-based evangelical network GOD TV, accusing it of seeking to target Jews with Christian content.Full Story
Hizbullah MP Hassan Fadlallah on Sunday condemned what he called the U.S. ambassador's "hostile behavior," saying her latest remarks constitute an "attack" on the country's "sovereignty and dignity."
He called on Lebanese authorities and especially the Foreign Ministry to "compel the ambassador to respect international treaties that define the duties of diplomats."Full Story
Airstrikes targeting positions of Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria killed nine fighters on Sunday in the second such raid in 24 hours, a war monitor said.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Israel was "likely responsible" for the strikes near the Iraqi border, which came hours after a similar raid killed six other Tehran-backed fighters, raising the toll to 15 killed in 24 hours.Full Story
Hamas has warned that Israeli annexation in the occupied West Bank would be a "declaration of war," but the Islamist group must weigh the cost of a new fight, analysts said.Full Story
China imposed a strict lockdown on nearly half a million people near the capital to contain a fresh coronavirus outbreak on Sunday, as authorities warned it was soon to "relax" over the new cluster of cases.Full Story
The United States has surpassed 2.5 million coronavirus cases, as efforts to reopen the world's economic powerhouse were dramatically set back by a surge of new infections in states such as Florida.Full Story