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Trump rips into Iran deal, calls Kim ‘honorable’

WASHINGTON: French President Emmanuel Macron and his American counterpart Donald Trump called jointly yesterday for a new nuclear deal with Iran, after the US leader denounced the three-year-old accord as…

Toronto attack driver charged with murder

TORONTO: Canada yesterday charged a man alleged to have plowed a van onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk with 10 counts of murder, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged a rattled…

WhatsApp raises minimum age in Europe to 16 yrs

LONDON: WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, is raising its minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it comply with new data privacy rules…

Tensions flare up before Lebanese poll

Offices of Sunni candidate attacked in Beirut   BEIRUT: Incidents of political violence including an assault on one candidate and an attack on the office of another are casting a…

All-male no more: London Parliament Square gets first statue of a woman

Statue of suffragist Millicent Fawcett unveiled   LONDON: A statue of 19th century British feminist leader Millicent Fawcett was unveiled in London’s Parliament Square yesterday, the first monument honoring a…

Pakistan’s Pashtun rights movement grows, defies army

PESHAWAR: Pakistan’s powerful military, long accused by outsiders of backing Islamist militant groups, is facing an unexpected challenge-a charismatic young Pashtun man who won’t keep quiet. Fellow Pashtuns have rallied…

Nicaragua on knife-edge; protest death toll hits 27

Relatives of US Embassy staff ordered to leave   MANAGUA: Nicaragua was sliding into unchartered territory yesterday with protests against longtime President Daniel Ortega swelling to outpace a robust police…

9 dead as van runs over pedestrians in Toronto

TORONTO: A white Ryder rental van killed nine people and injured 16 when its driver plowed through a busy Toronto sidewalk on a sunny afternoon yesterday, police said. Toronto Deputy…

Will and Kate return home with baby boy

LONDON: Britain’s Prince William accompanied his wife Kate as she left hospital yesterday evening after giving birth to a baby boy, the couple’s third child who is fifth in line…

Paris attacks suspect sentenced to 20 years

BRUSSELS: A Belgian court yesterday sentenced the sole surviving suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, to 20 years in prison on terror charges over a bloody gun battle with…

Saudi-led strikes kill at least 20 at wedding in Yemen

DUBAI: Air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition killed at least 20 people attending a wedding in a village in northwestern Yemen late on Sunday, residents and medical sources said.…

US and French presidents face differences on Iran and trade

‘Is better to protect Iran deal than getting rid of it’ WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump welcomes France’s Emmanuel Macron to the White House yesterday at the start of a…

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