Monday , February 18 2019

International

‘Airlift’ irks Delhi – Artistic liberties

NEW DELHI, Jan 29, (AFP): A hit Bollywood movie about the evacuation of more than 170,000 Indians from Kuwait in 1990 has angered the government …

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Biden sees growing progress in battle against IS – US leads 24 strikes against DAESH

BALTIMORE, Jan 29, (RTRS): The US-led battle against Islamic State militants controlling parts of Iraq and Syria is gaining steam and will show more progress …

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Gulf employs ‘most expats’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: Gulf countries employ the highest number of foreign workers in the world, as per a report released by Qatar-based Al-Jazeera Research …

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Tehran hails new ties – EU to resume flights

PARIS, Jan 28, (Agencies): President Hassan Rouhani hailed a “new relationship” between Iran and France during a visit Thursday that saw the signing of a …

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Up to 100,000 asylum seekers face expulsion – Sweden expects to deport 80,000, Finland 20,000

STOCKHOLM, Jan 28, (Agencies): Sweden said it expects to expel up to 80,000 migrants whose asylum requests will likely be rejected, as another 24 people …

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Spread of Zika alarming: WHO – Cases could total 4 mn

GENEVA, Jan 28, (Agencies): Zika virus – linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in Brazil – is spreading “explosively” and could affect …

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Bomb kills Kenya police as troops pull out of Somali bases

NAIROBI, Jan 27, (AFP): At least five police officers died in a roadside bomb attack in eastern Kenya, police and reports said Wednesday, as troops …

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Egyptian ‘convict’ executed in Saudi

RIYADH, Jan 27, (AFP): Saudi Arabia on Wednesday executed an Egyptian convicted of murder, adding to a surge in death sentences carried out since late …

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Hillary Clinton fears repeat of 2008 loss

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, Jan 27, (Agencies): When Bernie Sanders rolled into Decorah, nearly 2,300 people were waiting for him. Chants of “Feel the Bern” filled …

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French justice minister quits – ‘Sometimes resisting means leaving’

PARIS, Jan 27, (AFP): French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira quit Wednesday in protest over the government’s efforts to strip convicted French-born terrorists of their citizenship …

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