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82 Chibok girls freed by Boko Haram in Nigeria

82 Chibok girls freed by Boko Haram in Nigeria

ABUJA: Nigeria on Saturday said it had negotiated the release of 82 of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists more than three…

Top Obama officials to testify on Russian election interference

WASHINGTON: The scandal over Russian meddling in last year's presidential election returns to the forefront of Washington politics after weeks of quiet on Monday, when two top officials from the Obama administration are set to testify in Congress, reports AFP. Sally Yates -- acting attorney general…

Berlin orders barracks inspection after Nazi symbols found

BERLIN: The top brass of the German military has ordered an inspection of all of its barracks after discovering Nazi-era memorabilia at two of them, the defence ministry said Sunday, reports AFP. "The inspector general of the Bundeswehr (Germany's armed forces) has ordered an inspection of…

Troops deployed as Canada braces for worse flooding

OTTAWA: Waterlogged parts of eastern Canada were hit with more rain early Sunday, as freshly deployed troops helped evacuate residents ahead of peak flooding expected in the coming days, reports AFP. Torrential rains combined with runoff from melting snow have caused rivers to overflow their banks,…
Pope Francis angered by America's 'mother of all bombs' name

Pope Francis angered by America's 'mother of all bombs' name

London: Pope Francis has criticised the naming of the US military's largest non-nuclear explosive ever used in combat as "the mother of all bombs",…

Rouhani faces protests at site of deadly mine collapse

TEHRAN: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani faced angry protests from victims' families on Sunday when he visited the site of a mine accident that claimed dozens of lives, two weeks ahead of an election, reports AFP. Local news agencies showed family members shouting at the president and hitting…

Afghan families flee as Taliban take key northern dist

KUNDUZ: Hundreds of Afghan families have fled fighting between the Taliban and government forces near the northern city of Kunduz as the insurgents captured a strategic district soon after launching their annual spring offensive, reports AFP. The militants began their assault on the Qala-e-Zal district…

North Korea detains another US citizen

SEOUL: North Korea announced Sunday it had detained a US citizen for "hostile acts" -- its second arrest in a fortnight of an American as tensions rise between Pyongyang and Washington, reports AFP. Kim Hak Song was detained on Saturday, the state news agency KCNA reported. "A relevant…

Nepal wants to limit age for Everest

Kathmandu: Family and supporters honored Sunday the 85-year-old climber who died attempting to regain his title as the oldest person to scale Mount Everest, while Nepali officials stressed the need to limit the age for such a daunting physical challenge, reports AP. The death of Min Bahadur Sherchan…

Anti-corruption crusader faces bribery allegation in India

New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Arvind Kejriwal's government in the Indian capital has plunged into a crisis as a minister he fired over the weekend accuses him of accepting 20 million rupees ($300,000) in cash as a bribe, reports AP. There was no immediate comment from Kejriwal on Sunday. But…
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