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Palestinian reconciliation deal dying slow death

Palestinian reconciliation deal dying slow death

GAZA CITY: The two leading Palestinian factions missed another deadline Thursday to implement a reconciliation deal, potentially burying the landmark…
Turkey criticises US terror designation for Hamas chief

Turkey criticises US terror designation for Hamas chief

ANKARA: Turkey yesterday denounced the US decision to put the head of Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on its terror blacklist, saying it hoped the…

Trump accuses Justice Dept, FBI of pro-Democrat bias

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump publicly attacked the FBI’s leadership yesterday, accusing them of politicizing their investigations in favor of Democrats as he gets set to approve the release of an explosive memo alleging the agency’s abuse of power, reports AFP. The extraordinary…

Fear and diplomacy fuel Qatar’s military spending

DOHA: Since the Qatar diplomatic crisis started, one response by the emirate has become increasingly clear—Doha is using its extraordinary wealth to fund a massive push in defence spending, reports AFP. A flurry of military contracts have followed since Saudi Arabia and its allies dramatically…
Russia to start offering spacewalks for tourists

Russia to start offering spacewalks for tourists

MOSCOW: Russia is planning to send paying tourists on the International Space Station out on spacewalks for the first time, an official from the country’s…

Five dead after two army choppers collide

MARSEILLE: Five people were killed yesterday after two army training helicopters crashed into each other near a lake in southern France, police said, reports AFP. The collision took place near Carces lake about 50 kilometres (30 miles) northwest of the resort of Saint-Tropez. “The helicopters…
Polar bears can’t catch enough seals to stay fed

Polar bears can’t catch enough seals to stay fed

MIAMI: Polar bears are struggling to find enough seals to eat, and the problem will get worse as the planet warms because their metabolisms are much faster…

Iran arrests 29 women

TEHRAN: Tehran police have arrested 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf as protests against the dress code in force since the Islamic revolution of 1979 intensify, Iranian media reported yesterday, reports AFP. Those arrested were accused of public order offences and referred to the…

Clashes in Maldives after court blow to regime

MALE: Tensions ran high in the Maldives yesterday after a shock Supreme Court decision to clear the exiled former president and eight other convicted political dissidents triggered overnight clashes between police and opposition activists, reports AFP. Police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of opposition…

Theresa May under pressure over Brexit position

London: Theresa May is coming under increasing pressure to set out where she stands on Britain’s future trade agreements, reports BBC. Speaking at the end of a trade visit to China, the PM said Britain would not face a choice between a free trade deal with the EU after Brexit and striking deals…
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