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In Yemen Sanaa residents shelter from ‘street war’ as clashes rage

Fresh clashes forced schools shut and shops shuttered in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Sunday, as residents warned a three-year rebel alliance was crumbling into a...

In Afghanistan Six dead as suicide blast hits Afghan political rally

At least six people were killed when a suicide bomber drove a motorcycle into a crowd at a political rally in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday, police...

United States After hot debate, US tax bill a boon to businesses

Is it a giveaway to the rich or a relief for the middle class? A boon for business or unnecessary stimulus for an economy already at full employment? The sweeping tax...

In France Trainer of escaped Paris tiger says cage lock was cut

The circus boss who shot dead his escaped tiger on the streets of Paris claimed Saturday the animal’s cage had been cut open in a “malicious act”....

Hafiz Saeed US warns on Pakistan ties after ‘terrorist’ freed

Pakistan-US ties could be affected if Islamabad does not act to rearrest and prosecute a mastermind of the deadly siege in India’s Mumbai nearly a decade ago, the...

Putin Russia president signs ‘foreign agent’ media law

President Vladimir Putin on Saturday signed into law new rules on international media organisations present in Russia being termed “foreign agents”,...

Bashar al-Assad Russia at UN says open to new Syria chemical weapons probe

After vetoing the renewal of a UN-led probe into chemical attacks in Syria, Russia on Wednesday said it was open to establishing a new panel to investigate the use of...

In US Former gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sex abuse

Former USA Gymnastics team doctor Lawrence “Larry” Nassar, accused of molesting more than 100 female athletes over several decades, pleaded guilty Wednesday...

Mumbai Attacks Pakistan frees suspected mastermind

Firebrand cleric Hafiz Saeed, who heads the UN-listed terrorist group Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and has a $10 million US bounty on his head… A Pakistani court has...

9/11 Airlines settle Twin Towers claim over attacks

Insurers will cover the payout to World Trade Center Properties, owned by developer Larry Silverstein, according to court papers filed Tuesday. American Airlines and...

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