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Mattis in Asia to fix it

Mattis in Asia to fix it

WASHINGTON: US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis spent four days in East Asia trying to keep on the rails key relationships -- two friendly, one adversarial…
Revenge of a forgotten medical ‘genius’

Revenge of a forgotten medical ‘genius’

VIENNA: It's not an uncommon fate for a pioneering scientist: languishing unrecognised in his time before dying in obscurity. But as his 200th birthday…

Maldives opposition unites to challenge Abdulla Yameen

COLOMBO: Opposition parties in the Maldives agreed yesterday to field a joint candidate in September's presidential elections to challenge incumbent Abdulla Yameen, whose crackdown on dissent has alarmed the international community, reports AFP. Yameen declared a state of emergency in February in…

South Syria towns return to regime control under deals

BEIRUT: At least eight battered rebel-held towns in southern Syria yesterday returned to regime control under Russian-brokered deals after nearly two weeks of bombardment, reports AFP quoting a Britain-based monitor. Since June 19, the Damascus regime has pressed a deadly bombardment campaign in southern…

Afghan govt ends ceasefire with Taliban

KABUL: Afghan security forces resumed offensive operations yesterday after President Ashraf Ghani declared an end to the government's unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban, reports AFP. Ghani said the ceasefire, which lasted 18 days after it was extended once and overlapped with the Taliban's…
Sri Lanka moves navy unit to Chinese-run port: Officials

Sri Lanka moves navy unit to Chinese-run port: Officials

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka will move its southern naval command to a port leased to a state-run Chinese firm but China will not use it for military purposes,…

US Estonia envoy resigns over Trump comments

WASHINGTON: The US ambassador to Estonia, James Melville, will retire from the State Department next month, a move he said was prompted by Donald Trump's jibes and treatment of European allies, reports AFP. The announcement comes ahead of a summit in Brussels of NATO allies on July 11-12, which…

Trump to announce on July 9

 BEDMINSTER: President Donald Trump said Friday he will announce his nominee to be the next US Supreme Court justice on July 9, a decision with momentous implications for the country's future, reports AFP. "I've got it narrowed to about five" candidates, including two women, Trump…
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