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Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen again

Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen again

CAIRO/ADEN: Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Yemen on Wednesday despite an announcement by Riyadh that it was ending its campaign of air strikes, while renewed fighting erupted on the ground between rebels and forces loyal to the exiled president. The hostilities ...

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Austrian accusation of Armenian genocide damages ties: Turkey

Austrian accusation of Armenian genocide damages ties: Turkey

ISTANBUL: Turkey told Austria that an Austrian parliamentary declaration describing the 1915 killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as ‘genocide’ would permanently damage the two countries’ relations. “This declaration….has caused outrage for us,” the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a ...

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Another Australian charged with terror-related offences

Another Australian charged with terror-related offences

SYDNEY ; Australian police Tuesday charged a second man with terrorism-related offences, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott urged the public not to be deterred by fears of an alleged plot inspired by Islamic State. It follows police in Britain arresting ...

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Argentina court throws out case against Kirchner again

Argentina court throws out case against Kirchner again

BUENOS AIRES : An Argentine prosecutor on Monday again rejected a case against President Cristina Kirchner for allegedly protecting Iranian officials accused of orchestrating a deadly 1994 bombing. Prosecutors had been seeking to relaunch the case that was being brought ...

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EU should follow Australian example on boat people: PM

EU should follow Australian example on boat people: PM

SYDNEY :Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, whose government introduced tough measures to stop asylum-seeker boats, said Tuesday the European Union should follow suit, describing it as the only way to end deaths at sea. His comments came after a fishing ...

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US monitoring Iranian convoy

US monitoring Iranian convoy

WASHINGTON :A US aircraft carrier was steaming toward Yemeni waters on Monday, joining other American ships in the area to monitor Iranian vessels suspected of carrying weapons for Huthi rebels in the worsening conflict. The convoy, seen as suspect, is ...

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UN appeals for safe havens after Mediterranean tragedy

UN appeals for safe havens after Mediterranean tragedy

UNITED NATIONS :UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday appealed to world governments to share the burden of taking in refugees after more than 700 migrants were feared dead in the latest Mediterranean boat tragedy. Ban said he was “shocked ...

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Tsunami warning after 6.6 magnitude quake in Japan

Tsunami warning after 6.6 magnitude quake in Japan

TOKYO :A tsunami as big as one metre (three feet) was reportedly forecast to hit islands in Japan s far south Monday after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Taiwan. National broadcaster NHK said waves were possible on several ...

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