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India-bound gas pipeline breaks ground on Afghan section

India-bound gas pipeline breaks ground on Afghan section

SERKHETABAT: Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India yesterday ceremonially broke ground on the Afghan section of an ambitious, multi-billion dollar…

Tensions flare in east Mediterranean gas scramble

NICOSIA: Warships, militia threats and multi-billion dollar deals: the scramble for gas in the Eastern Mediterranean is fuelling hope and tensions across a volatile region, reports AFP. In an area riven by geopolitical feuds the quest for underwater resources has sparked dreams of economic transformation…

Strikes pound Syria enclave as world fumbles for response

DOUMA: Syrian regime air strikes and artillery fire hit the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta for a sixth straight day yesterday as the world struggled to reach a deal to stop the carnage, reports AFP. More than 400 civilians have been killed in one of the seven-year Syrian conflict's bloodiest…
Scandal-hit Australian deputy 
PM quits

Scandal-hit Australian deputy PM quits

SYDNEY: Australia's scandal-hit deputy leader Barnaby Joyce announced Friday he was quitting and moving to the backbench amid claims of sexual harassment…

Sri Lanka coalition faces reform calls after vote defeat

COLOMBO: A key partner in Sri Lanka's ruling coalition demanded "urgent" reforms yesterday after an election defeat that sparked calls for the prime minister to step down. The National Heritage Party (JHU) said the local council vote, in which the ruling parties were hammered, showed people…

EU doubles Sahel force funding

BRUSSELS: European leaders yesterday doubled their funding for a joint African force tackling jihadists in the Sahel at an international conference in Brussels, as fresh violence highlights the region's fraught security situation, reports AFP. The European Union announced an extra 50 million euros…
India’s Modi meets Canada PM Trudeau

India’s Modi meets Canada PM Trudeau

LONDON: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, nearly a week after he arrived on his first state visit,…

UN wants prosecutions for S Sudan war crimes

JUBA: A UN rights commission in South Sudan said yesterday there was sufficient evidence to charge at least 41 senior officers and officials with war crimes and crimes against humanity, reports AFP. South Sudan's four-year-old civil war has been characterised by extreme brutality and attacks on…

400-kg cocaine found in Russian embassy in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES: Police have seized nearly 400 kilos of cocaine from the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires and arrested several members of a drug trafficking gang, Argentina's security minister announced Thursday, reports AFP. Patricia Bullrich told a press conference that the drugs discovered in an…
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