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US cancels weapons transfers to Saudi over Yemen campaign

US cancels weapons transfers to Saudi over Yemen campaign

AFP, WASHINGTON: The White House has blocked the transfer of precision munitions to ally Saudi Arabia, amid anger about the civilian death toll from the…

US warns ‘aggressive’ Beijing in South China Sea

AFP, SYDNEY: The United States will keep challenging Beijing’s “assertive, aggressive behaviour in the South China Sea”, the US Pacific commander said Wednesday, as tensions between two powers rise over comments by Donald Trump. Admiral Harry Harris, head of the US Pacific Command,…
Philippines’ Duterte says he personally killed people

Philippines’ Duterte says he personally killed people

AFP, MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he personally killed suspected criminals when he was mayor of a southern city to set an example…
Iraqi gains reveal huge scale of IS arms industry

Iraqi gains reveal huge scale of IS arms industry

AFP, QARAQOSH: Factories churning out tens of thousands of munitions and an entire street turned into a conveyor belt for car bombs: advances by Iraqi…

Final sweep for MH370 sea search

AFP, SYDNEY: The last vessel searching for missing MH370 has left on its final sweep across the southern Indian Ocean, Australia said Wednesday, as the transport minister cautioned the airliner might not be found in coming weeks. Fugro Equator sailed from Fremantle port on Australia’s western…

Court rejects Anwar’s bid for case review

AFP, PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia: Former Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will remain in jail after the country’s highest court on Thursday rejected his bid for a review of his controversial 2014 sodomy conviction. Anwar last year began serving a five-year jail term for sodomising a male aide,…

China jails ex-Nanjing party chief for 12 yrs

AFP, SHANGHAI: The former party chief of Nanjing city has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for accepting bribes, a Chinese court said Wednesday, two years after he was sacked amid a national crackdown on corruption. Yang Weize received a 12 and a half year sentence for taking over 16 million…

France hits out at Trump’s bullish tone with China

AFP, PARIS: France’s top diplomat on Wednesday slammed the bullish tone taken by President-elect Donald Trump with key trade ally Beijing in threatening to upend Washington’s One China policy. “Watch out for China... It’s a big country. You can have disagreements with China but…

India SC orders action on child drug abuse

AFP, NEW DELHI: India’s top court on Wednesday ordered the government to come up with a plan to tackle child drug abuse, acting on a petition from Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s child rights group. With government figures showing almost one in five addicts in India is under 21,…
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