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International

Five dead as plane plunges into Mumbai building site

A small plane crashed into a construction site in a densely populated part of India’s financial capital Mumbai on Thursday, killing five people including one on the ground, officials said. Images broadcast on Indian news channels showed flames and black smoke billowing from the area, which sits right next to …

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US presses Council to sanction Iran

TEHRAN REOPENS URANIUM FEEDSTOCK PLANT UNITED NATIONS, June 28, (Agencies): The United States urged fellow UN Security Council members to punish Iran for “malign behavior” in the Middle East, at a meeting on implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran. “When confronted with a country that continually violates this …

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Kuwait ‘concerned’ over Houthi missile barrage on Saudi Arabia

France, Saudi deserve credit for hosting confab: Al-Sulaiman PARIS, June 28, (KUNA): Kuwait is deeply concerned over a spate of missile attacks launched by Houthi militias against Saudi Arabia, causing dire humanitarian conditions, its ambassador to France said on Wednesday. Out of its unbridled support for Yemen, Kuwait is doing …

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India ‘most dangerous for women’

India’s opposition leader Rahul Gandhi launched an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday after a Thomson Reuters Foundation poll found the country was seen as the most dangerous for women in the world, calling it a “shame”. India topped the poll of experts in women’s issues due to …

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‘China won’t give up inch of territory’

Xi tells Mattis need cooperation not confrontation BEIJING, June 27, (RTRS): China is committed to peace and won’t cause “chaos” in the world, but cannot give up even an inch of territory that the country’s ancestors have left behind, Chinese President Xi Jinping told US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on …

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Kuwait & UK hold talks on ‘deal of the century’

Support for Palestinians reiterated LONDON, June 27, (KUNA): The visiting Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister on Wednesday affirmed the State of Kuwait’s political and financial support at the government and public levels for the Palestinian people and leadership. Khaled Al-Jarallah, speaking to KUNA after cosigning a joint task plan for the …

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Haley tells India to cut Iran oil

US begins to dismantle sanctions relief NEW DELHI, June 27, (Agencies): US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday it was important India cut Iranian oil use, but said the United States would work to allow India to use an Iranian port …

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Dozens killed near Yemen’s Hodeidah

KHOKHA, Yemen, June 26, (Agencies): Air strikes and artillery fire killed 55 people near Yemen’s Hodeidah, medical sources and residents said Tuesday, as the UAE insisted Houthi rebels pull out of the key port city. Hodeidah port has been held by the Iran-backed Houthis since 2014, when the rebels drove …

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Apply law to war crimes: Kuwait – Syria hits south

GENEVA, June 26, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait called on Tuesday to apply international laws in dealing with war crimes witnessed in Syria. This came during a speech delivered by Kuwait’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghunaim, at the 38th Session of the United Nations Human Rights …

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Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

Ex-NATO chief Solana denied US entry WASHINGTON, June 26, (Agencies): The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. The 5-4 decision Tuesday is the court’s first substantive ruling on …

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