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Iran Guards seize British-flagged tanker in Strait of Hormuz

TEHRAN: Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Friday (Jul 19) they had seized a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz for breaking "international maritime rules" as tensions mount in the highly sensitive waterway. Britain, however, said Iran had seized two ships in the Gulf, with Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warning of "serious consequences" if the issue was not resolved quickly. The...

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Iran suspends nuclear deal curbs in push for relief from US sanctions

Iran said on Wednesday it had stopped respecting limits on its nuclear activities agreed under a 2015 deal with major powers until they find a way to bypass renewed United States sanctions. The well trailed announcement came as Washington stepped up its rhetoric against Tehran, accusing it of planning “imminent” attacks and deploying an aircraft carrier strike group with several...

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Student killed in school shooting at US state of Colorado

DENVER: A teenaged student was fatally shot and multiple others were wounded Tuesday in a school shooting by fellow pupils in the US state of Colorado, across town from one of the worst gun massacres in the country´s modern history. "It is with extreme sadness that we can confirm that 1 student at the STEM School was killed," the Douglas...

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‘Donald Trump, would have faced obstruction of justice charges, if not president over Mueller report’

Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors said in a joint letter Monday that the evidence in the Mueller report would have resulted in the obstruction of justice charges against Donald Trump ─ were he not the president. The letter says that the evidence in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation indicating that obstruction was committed is "overwhelming." Currently, Department of Justice policy...

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Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed from prison

YANGON: Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars. The two reporters, Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had been convicted in September and sentenced to seven years in jail,...

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US deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran: Bolton

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling “indications and warnings” from Iran and to show the United States will retaliate with “unrelenting force” to any attack, national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday. With tensions already high between Washington and Tehran, a US official said the...

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Tanker truck fuel blast kills 58 in Niger

NIAMEY: Fifty-eight people died in Niger's capital Niamey after an overturned tanker truck exploded as crowds collected spilt fuel, authorities and witnesses said Monday. The blast on the RN1 route near the international airport Sunday night left the burnt truck's wreckage, motorbikes and debris scattered over the road. Nearby houses were damaged by fire. The explosion left 58 dead, the...

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41 reported killed after Russian passenger plane crash-lands in Moscow

MOSCOW: Forty-one people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday, including two children, after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport, Russian investigators said. Television footage showed the Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash bouncing along the tarmac at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport before the rear part of the plane suddenly...

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India’s election gets into 5th phase

Polls opened on Monday for the crucial fifth phase of India's marathon elections including in two constituencies in the vote-rich state of Uttar Pradesh, where opposition Congress party president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi hope to retain their seats. Voting began amid scorching summer temperatures and tight security in Uttar Pradesh in northern India, where more than 25...

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Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs

GAZA CITY: A deadly surge in violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel petered out overnight and Palestinian officials reported that Egypt had mediated a truce early on Monday. The latest round of fighting erupted three days ago, peaking on Sunday when rockets and missiles from Gaza reportedly killed four civilians in Israel, and Israeli strikes martyred 19 Palestinians,...

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PM Khan, President Ghani discuss regional security

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday called Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and discussed regional security while exchanging viewpoints on regional peace, prosperity, and stability. Both leaders agreed on increasing communication and the combined efforts for economic progress. PM said Pakistan considers Afghanistan brotherly friend while the Afghan conflict-affected Pakistan for decades as well. He said the leadership of both...

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Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan

KABUL: A Taliban suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at a police headquarters in northern Afghanistan followed by clashes between gunmen and security forces, officials and the Taliban said on Sunday. The death toll was not known but at least 40 people had been injured, said Mohibullah Habib, provincial health director in the city of Pul-e-Khumri. A member of the...

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12-yr old boy martyred, 6 injured by Indian shelling at Khoi Ratta sector in AJK

KOTLI: On Sunday, a 12-year old boy embraced martyrdom while six people were injured in unprovoked shelling by India at Khoi Ratta sector in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). Pakistan Army befittingly responded to the shelling. Earlier today, one woman embraced martyrdom while three people were injured in the latest ceasefire violation by India at the Line of Control (LoC),...

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Israeli killed and two Palestinian gunmen dead as Gaza violence persists

GAZA/JERUSALEM: A rocket fired from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian on Sunday and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in an Israeli strike as cross-border hostilities ran into their third day. Air-raid sirens sent Israelis in the country’s south, near Gaza, running to their shelters through the night as interceptor missiles blew up rockets in the sky. Israeli police said one...

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Four Palestinians martyred, 51 injured by Israeli military action in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Four Palestinians were martyred by Israeli military action in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, authorities in the enclave said. Two of the Palestinians were shot dead during clashes along the frontier while two members from Hamas were killed in an air strike, the health ministry in Gaza said. The Israeli army claimed the air strike was...

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Moon not sighted in KSA; Ramzan to begin from Monday

The Ramzan moon was not sighted in Saudi Arabia on Saturday evening, hence the first of the holy month would be observed on Monday, on May 6. Moon observers in Saudi Arabia said that there was no sight of the Ramzan crescent on Saturday, the Arab News reported. The Saudi Supreme Court had earlier this week urged its citizens to...

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Fani kills at least 12 in India before swiping Bangladesh

BHUBANESWAR/DHAKA: The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in Odisha, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where more than a million people have been moved to safety. Having hit land, tropical cyclone Fani had lost some of its power and was downgraded to a ‘Deep Depression’ by the Indian Meteorological Department. A...

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