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Daily Archives: August 22, 2018

Suu Kyi says speed of Rohingya return is up to Bangladesh

Singapore, Aug 21 (AFP) Aung San Suu Kyi today said it was up to Bangladesh to decide how quickly Rohingya refugees would return to...

Israel eases gun controls following lone-wolf attacks

Jerusalem, Aug 21 (AFP) Israel has changed its gun regulations to enable hundreds of thousands more civilians to apply for licences, a move authorities...

UK group warns hospitals could run out of drugs post Brexit

London, Aug 21 (AP) A group that represents UK hospitals has warned that its members may run out of drugs if Britain leaves the...

Trump worried talking under oath would be ‘perjury trap’

Washington, Aug 21 (AFP) US President Donald Trump expressed worry that talking under oath to special counsel Robert Mueller about the Russia probe could...

Italian flood death toll rises to 11

Rome, Aug 21 (AFP): Eleven hikers, up from eight, are now reported to have died in flash floods in Italy’s southern Calabria region, with...

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad to scrap China-backed $22 billion projects

Beijing, Aug 21 (AFP): Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad confirmed during a visit to Beijing today that three China-backed projects totalling USD 22 billion...

Russian Hackers Targeted Conservative US Groups: Microsoft

WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (AFP): The Russian hacking unit that tried to interfere in the US presidential election has been targeting conservative US think tanks,...

UK exhorts US, Europian countries to counter Russia’s ‘malign behavior’

Washington, Aug 21 (AFP): New British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt today will urge the United States and European countries to do more to call...

Japan Offers To Boost Sri Lanka’s Security As China Makes Inroads

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA, Aug 21 (AFP): Japan has pledged to help strengthen Sri Lanka's maritime security, authorities said Tuesday, in a new sign of...


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