Category: World

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EU to listen to Britain’s Johnson over nerve agent

BRUSSELS – EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said EU foreign ministers will listen on Monday to British Foreign Secretary ...

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Iraq approves payment of civil servant salaries for Kurdish region

BAGHDAD – Iraq agreed to pay the salaries of the Kurdistan region’s civil servants and security forces, a spokesman for ...

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Egypt: 4 troops, 36 Islamic militants killed in Sinai battle

CAIRO – Egypt’s military says four troops and 36 Islamic militants have died in the past five days of fighting ...

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Bomb blast in Syria’s Afrin kills 7 civilians, four Syrian rebels

ISTANBUL – A bomb blast in a four-storey building in the town of Afrin in northwest Syria killed seven civilians ...

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French citizen suspected in arms smuggling: Israel

JERUSALEM – Israel said on Monday it had arrested a French citizen, an employee of France’s consulate in Jerusalem, on ...

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Five killed in 24-hour Philippine hotel blaze

MANILA – Five people have perished in a raging inferno that tore through a hotel and casino complex in Manila, ...

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staffMarch 18, 2018

Russians re-elect Putin to fourth term by wide margin

Russians overwhelmingly extended Vladimir Putin’s presidential reign another six years, according to exit polls Sunday night. The only uncertainty was ...

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Thousands protest 100 days since Trump Jerusalem decision

SIDON, Lebanon – Thousands of Palestinian refugees took part in a Hamas-sponsored event Sunday in Sidon marking that 100 days ...

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Suu Kyi spoke at length about Myanmar troubles

SYDNEY – Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi spoke at length about her country’s troubled western state of Rakhine at ...

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Puigdemont says should have declared Catalonia independence sooner

GENEVA – Catalonia’s deposed leader Carles Puigdemont said in an interview published Sunday that he should have declared independence earlier, ...