Tens of thousands of troops and heavy weapons reportedly being moved into the region.
Before the global COP26 summit, Saudi Arabia announces it aims to reach ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions by 2060.
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US kills senior al-Qaeda leader in Syria with drone strike
The strike comes two days after an American outpost in southern Syria was attacked.
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Myanmar decries move to block coup leader from ASEAN summit
Military government presses Southeast Asian bloc for representation, as UN rapporteur warns of more violence.
Two police officers killed at far-right TLP rally in Pakistan
Thousands of members of banned Tehreek-e-Labiak Pakistan party protest in Lahore to demand release of leader Saad Rizvi.