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Finland: Next top choice for Iraqi asylum-seekers – ‘People here are civilized, calm and it’s quiet’

Posted by on 30/09/2015
Filed under Europe, Middle East, Top Stories, World

US military in support of keeping troops in Afghanistan past 2016 – Timing of new decision on troop levels unclear

Posted by on 30/09/2015
Filed under America, Subcontinent, Top Stories, World

Court sentences five to death for 2006 Mumbai train blasts

Posted by on 30/09/2015
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Court sentences five to death for 2006 Mumbai train blasts

Court sentences five to death for 2006 Mumbai train blasts

MUMBAI: An Indian court sentenced five men to death yesterday for a series of bomb blasts that ripped through packed trains in Mumbai in 2006, killing nearly 200 people and injuring many more. Another seven people found guilty of involvement in the attacks in India’s financial capital were sentenced to life imprisonment by the special […]

China buying Tibet’s loyalty, hopes to alter local minds – ‘The strategy for Tibet is now shifting from repression’

Posted by on 30/09/2015
Filed under Asia, Top Stories, World

IS group says it guns down Italian in Dhaka

Posted by on 29/09/2015
Filed under Subcontinent, World

IS group says it guns down Italian in Dhaka

IS group says it guns down Italian in Dhaka

DHAKA: The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for gunning down an Italian aid worker in the diplomatic quarter of Bangladesh’s capital, according to an intelligence group that monitors jihadist threats, while the government said it had no evidence to back up that claim. The claim by the Sunni extremist group could not immediately be […]

UAE unveils new migrant labor reforms

Posted by on 29/09/2015
Filed under Middle East, Top Stories, World

Russia, US to cooperate on fighting Islamic State – European powers softening their stance with Moscow

Posted by on 29/09/2015
Filed under America, Europe, Top Stories, World

Anger at Houthis drives support for separatists – Southerners hope victory over Houthis will bring separation

Posted by on 29/09/2015
Filed under Middle East, Top Stories, World

131 dead as airstrike hits Yemeni wedding

Posted by on 29/09/2015
Filed under Middle East, World

131 dead as airstrike hits Yemeni wedding

131 dead as airstrike hits Yemeni wedding

SANAA: The death toll from an alleged airstrike on a Yemeni wedding soared yesterday to 131, including women and children, as the Saudi-led coalition denied it was behind the incident. UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemned Monday’s reported bombardment, saying intentional attacks on civilians were considered a “serious violation of international humanitarian law”. Residents said the […]

Rebels insist no role for Assad despite overtures

Posted by on 29/09/2015
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Afghan forces battle to regain Kunduz – US launches first air strike to support them

Posted by on 29/09/2015
Filed under Subcontinent, Top Stories, World

Former Congo VP, aides tried at ICC on bribery charges

Posted by on 29/09/2015
Filed under Africa, World

Former Congo VP, aides tried at ICC on bribery charges

Former Congo VP, aides tried at ICC on bribery charges

THE HAGUE: Congolese former vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba and four close associates went on trial at the International Criminal Court yesterday on charges of bribing witnesses. Prosecutors accuse ex-rebel leader Bemba, 52, of masterminding a network from his prison cell at the ICC’s Hague-based detention unit, to bribe at least 14 defence witnesses to give false […]