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Iran seeks to leverage diplomatic goodwill

Iran seeks to leverage diplomatic goodwill

As it braces for the return of a US-enforced oil embargo on Monday, Iran can take comfort in how much stronger its diplomatic position looks compared…
Patience tested, say Pakistan army

Patience tested, say Pakistan army

Pakistan’s powerful military warned yesterday its patience had been thoroughly tested after being threatened by Islamist hardliners enraged by the…
Trump, Xi eye G20 talks after ‘very good’ phone call

Trump, Xi eye G20 talks after ‘very good’ phone call

US President Donald Trump said Thursday he had “very good” talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on the trade conflict between the two economic…

Tensions spike in Kashmir after politician killed

Indian authorities imposed a curfew and deployed extra troops yesterday in a remote district of disputed Kashmir after gunmen killed a local leader of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and his brother. The gunmen shot dead Anil Parihar, the BJP state secretary for Kashmir, and his brother from close…
Small rockets are taking off

Small rockets are taking off

In mid-November, a company called Rocket Lab will try to send six small satellites into orbit around Earth—a fairly banal undertaking, save for…

Jouro kidnapped in Syria defends going to warzone

A Japanese journalist held hostage in Syria for more than three years said the media must continue to take risks covering warzones to keep the world’s attention focused on those caught up in conflicts. Jumpei Yasuda, 44, was kidnapped in Syria the same day he entered the country in June 2015,…

Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 180

The Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed 180 lives, according to the health ministry, with 10 more reported deaths in recent days. The ministry said Thursday that it had recorded 285 possible cases and 180 deaths. The latest outbreak is spreading in the highly-restive northeastern…

Three cops, 4 militants killed in Afghan clashes

At least three police officers and four Taliban militants were killed during clashes in Afghanistan’s northern province of Faryab overnight, a local official said Friday. “Hundreds of militants stormed a key police checkpoint in Dawlat Abad district Thursday night, causing heavy gunfight.…

Sri Lanka court demands arrest of military chief

A Sri Lankan court yesterday ordered the arrest the country’s top military officer over the abduction and murder of 11 people during the Tamil civil war. Colombo Fort magistrate Ranga Dissanayake reprimanded police investigators for failing to act on a previous order to detain Admiral Ravindra…

Man jailed for assisting wife’s suicide

An Australian man was sentenced to 10 years in prison yesterday for helping his wife commit suicide so he could access her life insurance, in what the judge called a precedent-setting case. Graham Morant, 69, was found guilty last month of counselling and aiding his wife Jennifer Morant to kill herself…
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