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Shinawatra-linked party dissolved by Thai court

Shinawatra-linked party dissolved by Thai court

A key party linked to Thailand’s powerful Shinawatra clan was dissolved yesterday by a court, just weeks before a general election, over its ill-starred…
‘Honour killing’ whistleblower shot dead in Pakistan

‘Honour killing’ whistleblower shot dead in Pakistan

The man at the centre of a campaign to expose one of Pakistan's most notorious "honour killings" cases has been shot dead nearly seven years…

Indian govt in new dogfight over French fighters deal

India’s opposition Thursday called for a corruption probe into a multi-billion-dollar fighter jet deal, raising pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as government lawyers threatened a leading newspaper with legal action for revealing details. New Delhi agreed in 2016 to purchase 36 Rafale…

Caracas expels German envoy for backing Guaido

Venezuela expelled Germany’s ambassador Wednesday, hitting out at international support for opposition leader Juan Guaido as the US stepped up sanctions in a bid to force out his rival President Nicolas Maduro. Separately, an American journalist was detained by Venezuelan security services for…
Arizona senator says she was raped while in US Air Force

Arizona senator says she was raped while in US Air Force

Arizona Senator Martha McSally, the first woman to fly in combat for the US Air Force, said Wednesday that she had been raped by a superior officer while…

French minister urges British proposal to break Brexit deadlock

France’s Europe Minister Nathalie Loiseau yesterday said the European Union was “waiting for a proposal” from Britain to break the Brexit logjam, but warned the current agreement was not up for renegotiation. Loiseau urged British politicians to “live up to the moment”…

S Korean film director sues rights group over '#MeToo damages'

A famed South Korean film director who was accused of sexual abuse has filed a lawsuit against a women's rights group over "damages" caused by the #MeToo movement against him, a Seoul court said Thursday. Kim Ki-duk, 58, is one of the nation's top filmmakers whose awards include the…

Trump ‘disappointed’ if N Korea rebuilding Sohae launch site

US President Donald Trump has said he would be “disappointed” if North Korea is confirmed to be rebuilding a rocket launch site. Satellite images published on Wednesday suggest Pyongyang is restoring a site it had pledged to scrap. Work to dismantle the Sohae satellite launch site began…

French cardinal convicted over sex abuse cover-up

The archbishop of Lyon, the most senior French cleric caught up in the global paedophilia scandal that has rocked the Catholic church, announced his resignation yesterday after being given a six-month suspended jail term for failing to report sex abuse. A court in Lyon, in southeastern France, had ruled…
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