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Top US general warns of ‘nasty’ Korea conflict

Top US general warns of ‘nasty’ Korea conflict

DARWIN, AUSTRALIA: The US military's top officer warned yesterday that any war with North Korea would be "nasty" and said America still…

Erdogan warns US to quit Syria’s Manbij

ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday warned the United States to withdraw any American forces from the Syrian town of Manbij, vowing Turkish troops would expand a cross-border military operation to the key strategic hub, reports AFP. Erdogan blamed Washington for the presence in Manbij of…

South Africa postpones State of Nation address amid turmoil

CAPE TOWN: South Africa yesterday postponed its State of the Nation address, the keynote political event of the year, as the ruling ANC party grappled over a battle to unseat President Jacob Zuma, reports AFP. Zuma, in power since 2009, is fighting for his survival and faces the imminent risk of being…

Army officers fired over Kabul military base attack

KABUL: Seven Afghan army officers, including two generals, have been sacked over a deadly attack on a Kabul military base, President Ashraf Ghani said Tuesday, as the Afghan capital braces for further assaults, reports AFP. At least five attackers—gunmen and suicide bombers—launched the…
Angela Merkel ready for ‘painful compromises’

Angela Merkel ready for ‘painful compromises’

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was prepared to make “painful compromises” as she headed in a final round of talks Tuesday…
100m-yr-old spider with tail found trapped in amber

100m-yr-old spider with tail found trapped in amber

PARIS: Two teams of scientists on Monday unveiled a “missing-link” species of spider with a scorpion-like tail found perfectly preserved in…
Deadly landslides, flooding spark evacuations in Jakarta

Deadly landslides, flooding spark evacuations in Jakarta

JAKARTA: At least four people were killed and two more are missing after Indonesia’s capital region was hit by severe flooding and landslides, authorities…

Gunmen kill officer, free militant in Kashmir raid

SRINAGAR: Two gunmen opened fire yesterday in a hospital in India-administered Kashmir where a Pakistani militant was brought for treatment, an official said, escaping with the high-profile prisoner and killing a police officer in the daring assault, reports AFP. A manhunt is underway after the assailants…
Snow shuts Eiffel Tower as winter blast hits France

Snow shuts Eiffel Tower as winter blast hits France

PARIS: The Eiffel Tower turned away tourists yesterday as snow swept across northern France, snarling trains and giving the capital its first real dose…

Poland’s president signs controversial Holocaust bill into law

WARSAW: Poland’s President Andrzej Duda yesterday signed into law a controversial Holocaust bill intended to safeguard his country’s image abroad but which has instead sparked tensions with Israel, the US and Ukraine, reports AFP. Duda also said he would send the law, which will come into…
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