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US asks Gibraltar to hold Iranian tanker in detention

US asks Gibraltar to hold Iranian tanker in detention

The United States requested yesterday that Gibraltar hold in detention an Iranian supertanker at the centre of a stand-off between Tehran and London that…

Ethiopians abandoned after deportation from Saudi Arabia: HRW

Ethiopian migrants who braved death-defying land and sea journeys to find work in Saudi Arabia are being deported en masse with nothing but the clothes on their backs, Human Rights Watch said yesterday. A report based on interviews with deportees in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa documents exploitation,…

Thousands march in Yemen’s Aden for independent south

Thousands of Yemenis marched through Aden yesterday demanding renewed independence for the south after separatist fighters drove unionist forces out of its former capital in deadly fighting last week. The demonstrators rallied in the Khormaksar district in the heart of the sprawling port city, waving…
Post-mortem finds ‘no 
foul play’

Post-mortem finds ‘no foul play’

A teenager found dead in Malaysia after vanishing on a family holiday had not been abducted, police say. Nora Quoirin’s body was found beside a…

Powerful Japan storm turns deadly

A powerful tropical storm lashed Japan yesterday, bringing strong winds and torrential rain that claimed at least one life, prompted warnings of landslides and flooding, and sparked evacuation advisories and travel chaos at a peak holiday period. Severe Tropical Storm Krosa—one notch below a typhoon—slammed…

Afghan conflict displacing hundreds of thousands

Afghanistan’s conflict has driven hundreds of thousands of people—most of them children—from their homes this year, prompting a huge need for humanitarian aid across the war-torn nation, the UN said yesterday. According to the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian…

Syria regime forces inch closer to key jihadist-held town

Syrian regime forces captured a string of insurgent-held villages in northwest Syria on Thursday, inching closer to a key jihadist-run town in the Idlib region, a war monitor said. Over the past week, pro-regime fighters have advanced on the southern edges of Idlib province, controlled by Syria’s…

Norway detects radioactive iodine near Russia

Norway’s nuclear safety authority said yesterday it detected tiny amounts of radioactive iodine in a region bordering Russia after an explosion at a Russian missile testing site. The sample was collected at an air filter station in Svanhovd, in North Norway near the border with Russia, from August…
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