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China for military drills with ASEAN sans US

China for military drills with ASEAN sans US

SINGAPORE: China wants military exercises and energy exploration with Southeast Asian nations in disputed waters, according to a draft document, but insists…
Pope declares death penalty inadmissible in all cases

Pope declares death penalty inadmissible in all cases

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis has declared the death penalty “inadmissible” in an update of Catholic believers’ most important guide to…

Israel sees benefits in Syria’s Assad gains

JERUSALEM: Gains by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces in the Syrian civil war present advantages for Israel even though the two countries remain technically at war, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said yesterday, reports AFP. “In Syria, as far as we are concerned, the situation is returning…

Netanyahu warns Iran over Red Sea

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Iran it would join military action to stop it blocking a key seaway after Yemen’s Iranian-aligned Huthi rebels attacked two Saudi oil tankers, reports AFP. Speaking at a navy ceremony late Wednesday, Netanyahu warned against any attempt…

Three foreigners abducted, killed in Kabul: Police

KABUL: Afghan police in Kabul yesterday recovered the bodies of three foreign nationals who were abducted and killed, in the latest incident targeting foreigners in the war-torn capital, reports AFP. “At this stage we think it is a terrorist incident,” a police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai…

New Zealand PM back after maternity leave

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister and new mum Jacinda Ardern, only the second world leader to give birth while in office, ended her maternity leave yesterday and immediately announced baby Neve will accompany her to the United Nations next month, reports AFP. After six weeks bonding with her daughter,…

Media muzzled for Pacific summit at Nauru

WELLINGTON: The tiny Pacific island of Nauru—home to a Canberra-funded refugee detention camp dubbed “Australia’s Guantanamo”—is limiting media access to the region’s largest diplomatic summit, sparking claims it is trying to muzzle the press, reports AFP. Reporters…

Google develops censor-friendly search engine for China: Source

BEIJING: Google is crafting a search engine that would meet China’s draconian censorship rules, a company employee told AFP yesterday, in a move decried by human rights activists, reports AFP. Google withdrew its search engine from China eight years ago due to censorship and hacking but it is…

Donald Trump tells attorney general to end Russia probe

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump on Wednesday told his attorney general to end the high-profile investigation into Russian election meddling that has ensnared key members of his presidential campaign and cast a long shadow over his White House, reports AFP. In a series of tweets that quickly sparked accusations…
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