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Wind back in Europe’s sails: EU president

Wind back in Europe’s sails: EU president

STRASBOURG: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in a flagship speech Wednesday that the "wind is back in Europe's sails"…

‘Cholera cases in Yemen could hit 850,000 this year’

GENEVA: The cholera epidemic tearing through Yemen, exacerbating the already dire humanitarian situation in the war-ravaged country, could impact 850,000 people by the end of the year, the Red Cross warned Wednesday, reports AFP. The outbreak "has reached colossal proportions," said Robert…

‘Regional dispute over Qatar hurting all’

DUBAI: A boycott of Qatar by a Saudi-led bloc of Arab states is hurting the economies of all the countries involved, with Bahrain and Qatar the most affected, Moody's Investor Service said Wednesday. The row has translated into a credit negative for the entire six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council…

Syria army tries to encircle IS in Deir Ezzor

DEIR EZZOR: After breaking an Islamic State group blockade, Syria's army is seeking to encircle the remaining jihadist-held parts of Deir Ezzor city, a military source said Wednesday, reports AFP. The city is the capital of oil-rich eastern Deir Ezzor province, regarded as a strategic prize by both…
Quarter of Florida Keys homes ‘destroyed’

Quarter of Florida Keys homes ‘destroyed’

London: Hurricane Irma evacuees are returning to scenes of devastation in the Florida Keys with reports of a quarter of homes destroyed on the low-lying…
Romania seizes new migrant boat in Black Sea

Romania seizes new migrant boat in Black Sea

MIDIA: Romanian authorities said Wednesday they had rescued more than 150 migrants in the Black Sea, the fifth such incident since August amid rising…

Iraq sentences Russian to death for IS links

Baghdad: Baghdad's central criminal court sentenced a Russian national to death by hanging for his membership in the Islamic State group, the court said in a statement, reports AP. The man was arrested as Iraqi forces pushed the extremist group out of Mosul's western half, according to the statement…

Two wartime mass graves discovered in Bosnia

SARAJEVO: The remains of about 20 victims from Bosnia's 1990s civil war, most likely Bosnian Muslims, have been exhumed from two newly-discovered mass graves, the Missing Persons Institute said Wednesday, reports AFP. One of the graves was discovered in the mountainous area of Koricanske Stijene…

Amnesty calls for ban on pellet shotguns

SRINAGAR: Amnesty International on Wednesday reiterated its call for a ban on pellet-firing shotguns used by Indian forces in Kashmir to quell civilian protests, reports AFP. In a report the rights group said it had interviewed 88 people whose eyesight had been damaged by the metal shot from the pump-action…
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