Turkey-Syria border

Shelling heard in Syrian border town despite ceasefire

Ankara agreed to suspend its offensive for five days to allow Kurds to withdraw from the Turkey-Syria border.

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'A lot of work to do': IMF chief urges global trade reforms

'A lot of work to do': IMF chief urges global trade reforms

But Kristalina Georgieva says she is encouraged by signs of a US-China trade deal.

Lebanon reverses plans to tax WhatsApp calls

Lebanon reverses plans to tax WhatsApp calls

The government changed its stance on taxing voice-over-internet calls after demonstrations against the proposal.

Pakistan expects to avoid 'terrorism' financing blacklist

Pakistan expects to avoid 'terrorism' financing blacklist

With support from Beijing and others, Islamabad is likely to avert designation that would be an economic setback.

Zuckerberg: 'Fifth estate' should not decide what is credible

Zuckerberg: 'Fifth estate' should not decide what is credible

Facebook CEO says social media companies ought not be responsible for judging the merits of political expression.