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US lawmakers want to end ‘evil’ migrant family separations

US lawmakers want to end ‘evil’ migrant family separations

WASHINGTON: Democratic lawmakers vowed Sunday to end the “evil” separation of migrant children from their parents at the US border, as First…

Merkel faces ultimatum from ally over migrants

MUNICH: Hardliners of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc are poised Monday to give the German leader an ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching the country into a political crisis, as tensions over migration reignite across the EU, reports AFP. Three years after her decision…

UAE demands ‘unconditional’ rebel withdrawal from Yemen port

DUBAI: The UAE, a key player in the coalition battling Huthi rebels in Yemen, on Monday warned the insurgents to withdraw unconditionally from the flashpoint port city of Hodeida, after UN peace efforts fizzled, reports AFP. “There can be no conditions in any offers to withdraw,” the United…

Dozens of pro-regime fighters killed in east Syria strike

BEIRUT: An air strike has killed nearly 40 pro-regime foreign fighters in eastern Syria, with a US-led coalition denying accusations from Damascus that it was behind the attack, reports AFP. The strike just before midnight hit Al-Hari, a town controlled by regional militias fighting in the complex seven-year…

Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end name row

PSARADES: Greece and Macedonia on Sunday signed a historic preliminary agreement to rename the small Balkan nation the Republic of North Macedonia, ending a row that has poisoned relations between the two neighbours since 1991, reports AFP. “This is a brave, historic and necessary step for our…

Suicide blasts kill 31 in NE Nigeria

KANO: Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and militia leader told AFP on Sunday, reports AFP. Two blasts ripped through the town of Damboa in Borno state on Saturday evening targeting people returning…

Landslides, flash floods as monsoon batters southern Myanmar

MAWLAMYINE: Flooding in southern Myanmar has caused a landslide at a famed Buddhist pagoda, submerged homes and displaced hundreds of people as monsoon rains batter the country, reports AFP. Several parts of Myanmar’s southern Mon state are facing flash floods due to heavy rains since the weekend…
Hawking’s voice to be beamed into space during memorial

Hawking’s voice to be beamed into space during memorial

LONDON: A message from late British astrophysics giant Stephen Hawking will be beamed towards the nearest black hole as his remains are laid to rest in…

3 dead, 200 hurt as strong quake jolts Osaka

TOKYO: A powerful earthquake rocked Japan’s second city of Osaka yesterday, killing three people including a nine-year-old girl and injuring more than 200, according to an official tally, reports AFP. Television images showed buildings swaying and burst pipes spewing water after the quake, which…

India to resume military strikes on Kashmir

NEW DELHI: India said Sunday it was resuming military operations against rebels in disputed Kashmir after a rare 30-day suspension for Ramadan expired, with a top minister blaming militant attacks, reports AFP. Army operations were halted on May 16 at the start of the Muslim fasting month, despite a…

Man killed by his mother’s falling coffin

MAKASSAR: An Indonesian was killed when his mother’s coffin fell from a funeral tower and crushed him during a service on the island of Sulawesi, police said Sunday, reports AFP. Samen Kondorura, 40, died Friday when pallbearers lost their footing while carrying the coffin up a bamboo ladder in…
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