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Thousands warned to leave Kenya’s restive north

NAIROBI: Thousands of Kenyan civil servants were urged Tuesday to leave troubled regions hit by a wave of insurgent attacks, as protesters in the capital demanded greater security. The warnings by six unions to More...

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Yemen frees 8 hostages from Qaeda, including foreigner

SANAA: Yemeni troops on Tuesday freed eight hostages, including a foreigner, from a group of Al-Qaeda militants who were killed in a dawn raid, a security official said. All seven kidnappers died in the rescue operation More...

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Judge remands Portuguese ex-PM in custody in fraud case

LISBON: A Portuguese judge on Monday ordered former Socialist prime minister Jose Socrates to be remanded in custody on suspicion of tax evasion and money laundering. Socrates, 57, has been held in detention since More...

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‘Kill them before they grow’ French minister slams US police killings

PARIS: France’s black Justice Minister Christiane Taubira on Tuesday waded into the conflict over racially charged killings in the United States, quoting Rastafarian reggae icon Bob Marley on Twitter to express More...

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Two blasts hit Kabul, 7 Afghan soldiers wounded

KABUL: Two explosions shook the Afghan capital on Tuesday, leaving seven army officers wounded after a bomb attack on their bus, while a grenade blast in the diplomatic quarter caused no casualties but led to the More...

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Bangladesh war criminals on death row win right to final appeal

DHAKA: Ten Bangladesh convicts on death row won the right to a final appeal against their conviction and sentence for war crimes, the country’s top legal official said Tuesday. The Supreme Court ruled that More...

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UN strongly condemns suicide bombing at volleyball match in Afghanistan

UNITED NATIONS: “A brutal terrorist attack that killed a number of civilians in Afghanistan over the weekend is an ‘atrocity’ and may amount to a war crime, the top U.N. envoy to the country declared More...

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US man freed after 36 years in jail, guilt in doubt

LOS ANGELES: A 68-year-old man was released from prison in California on Monday after 36 years behind bars, following a judge’s ruling casting doubt on his murder conviction. Michael Hanline was found guilty More...

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