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Illegal immigrants have to go: Trump

Illegal immigrants have to go: Trump

AFP, WASHINGTON: The millions of undocumented immigrants living in the United States must leave, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said…

Rajapakse plots comeback as Sri Lanka votes

AFP, COLOMBO: A bullish Mahinda Rajapakse said he was confident of staging a shock return to power as Sri Lanka’s prime minister in elections yesterday held just months after he was toppled as president. Monitors said the vote, called a year ahead of schedule by President Maithripala Sirisena,…

Libya risks becoming another Somalia

AFP, ROME: Italy warned yesterday that Libya risked turning into “another Somalia” as it signed a joint statement with the US and several European allies condemning “barbaric” acts carried out by the Islamic State group there. Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said if peace talks…

Syria strikes toll nears 100

AFP, DAMASCUS: The toll in Syrian government air strikes on a rebel-held town outside Damascus neared 100 yesterday, as the UN’s humanitarian chief expressed horror and appealed for civilians to be protected. Sunday’s series of raids on the town of Douma, in the rebel bastion of Eastern…

Tianjin residents demand compensation

AFP, TIANJIN, China: Residents who fled their homes near vast and deadly explosions in the Chinese port city of Tianjin gathered in anger yesterday to demand redress from a government they say is ignoring their plight. About 150 people, some with their faces scarred and many wearing protective breathing…

Fate of nuclear deal still not clear

AFP, TEHRAN: The fate of Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers is still not decided but it will not leave the country vulnerable to US influence, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said yesterday. Khamenei, the country’s highest authority, said in a statement quoted on his website that…

S Korea, US begin military drill despite N Korea threats

AFP, SEOUL: Tens of thousands of South Korean and US troops yesterday began a military exercise simulating an all-out North Korean attack, as Pyongyang matched Seoul in resuming a loudspeaker propaganda campaign across their heavily-fortified border. The annual Ulchi Freedom exercise, which will run…

Saudi executes 3 Sri Lankans, Egyptian

AFP, RIYADH: Saudi Arabia yesterday executed three Sri Lankans found guilty of robbing and killing a citizen as well as an Egyptian convicted of murder in a separate case, the interior ministry said. The four deaths bring to 120 the number of executions this year in the kingdom, compared with 87 for…
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