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Khalifa, VP and AD CP congratulate President of Peru
ABU DHABI: President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent a congratulatory cable to Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, President of the Republic of Peru, on the occasion of his country's Independence Day. Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the
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Jordan says to bar Israel envoy until shooting probed
AMMAN: Jordan will not allow the return of Israel's ambassador until the shooting of two Jordanians by an embassy security guard has been properly investigated, a government official said on Friday. “Jordan will not allow ambassador Einat Shlein or the rest of the embassy staff to return until a thorough investigation has been opened” into Sunday's shooting, the official said. On Thursday, King Abdullah II called on
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Russia hits back over sanctions, orders US diplomats to leave
MOSCOW: Russia told the United States on Friday that some of its diplomats had to leave the country in just over a month and said it was seizing some US diplomatic property as retaliation for what it said were proposed illegal US sanctions. Russia’s response, announced by the Foreign Ministry, came a day after the US Senate voted to slap new sanctions on Russia, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to
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Turkey court to rule on freeing Cumhuriyet journalists
ISTANBUL: A Turkish court was due on Friday to decide whether to release journalists from the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet jailed on charges of supporting “terrorism,” in a trial seen as a test for press freedom under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The trial in Istanbul of 17 writers, cartoonists and executives from the paper began this week and judges will later make an interim ruling on a request by the defence that they
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US Senate rejects bill to repeal Obamacare
WASHINGTON: The US Senate on Friday rejected the Republicans’ latest alternate healthcare bill intended to repeal Obamacare, the media reported. Republican Arizona Senator John McCain cast the decisive vote to defeat the proposal, joining two other Republicans, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, in opposing it, reports The New York Times. The 49-to-51 vote was a huge setback for the majority leader, Mitch McConn
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Venezuela’s govt, opposition on deadly collision course
CARACAS: Venezuela’s political crisis looks headed for a dangerous showdown on Friday, after the opposition called for a nationwide protest against President Nicolas Maduro in outright defiance of a government ban on demonstrations ahead of a controversial weekend vote. The war of words escalated on Thursday, the second day of a 48-hour general strike by Venezuelans angry over Maduro’s plans for a Sunday vote to elect a new body
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Nitish wins trust vote, opposition cries foul
PATNA: Two days after he dramatically embraced the BJP, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday proved his majority in the Bihar assembly while the RJD protested in the house during the confidence vote. Contrary to fears, no cross-voting took place during the show of strength. Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Nitish Kumar sailed through with 131 votes in his favour and 108 against. Soon after the assembly met, Nitish Kumar moved
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Half of Australian children prescribed antibiotics in first year
MELBOURNE: Half of Australian children have been prescribed antibiotics in their first year, researchers found in a study published on Friday. The study, compiled by the Murdoch Childrens’ Research Institute (MCRI), found that Australian children are taking more antibiotics than ever despite the rising threat of drug-resistant superbugs, reports Xinhua news agency. David Burgner, lead author of the study, said that the findings
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9 bodies found outside home in Mexico’s Nuevo Laredo
MEXICO CITY: The bodies of five women and four men were found piled up in front of a house in the Mexican city of Nuevo Laredo on the border with Texas, local authorities said on Thursday. “The attorney general’s office of Tamaulipas is aware of the situation and has opened an investigation into the homicide of the nine people,” said a security official from the border state of Tamaulipas, who was not authorized to speak publicly.
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Sessions says hurt by Trump outbursts, but not quitting
WASHINGTON: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday called a barrage of criticism from President Donald Trump “hurtful” — but vowed to remain in his post. The president has launched a series of attacks against his top law enforcement official in recent days, furious at Sessions for recusing himself from a probe into alleged Russian ties to Trump's election campaign. Sessions has remained largely silent in response but,
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China air force says to continue with flight drills at sea
SHANGHAI: The Chinese air force will keep conducting drills at sea regardless of whatever interference it may encounter, China’s state broadcaster reported, following reports that Chinese warplanes flew near Japan and Taiwan in recent days. “The air force’s distant sea training has become normal, systemic and practical,” China Central Television quoted air force spokesman Shen Jinke late on Thursday as saying. The operations
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US orders diplomats’ families to leave Venezuelan capital
WASHINGTON: The US State Department on Thursday ordered the family members of its embassy staff in Caracas to leave Venezuela and authorized the voluntary departure of its employees as a political crisis appeared headed for a dangerous showdown. Its advisory also warned citizens against traveling to the South American country “due to social unrest, violent crime, and pervasive food and medicine shortages.” The move came as the
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Kim Jong-Nam murder trial to start in October
KUALA LUMPUR: Two women accused of the Cold War-style assassination of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader in Malaysia will go on trial in October, a judge said on Friday. Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong are accused of rubbing highly toxic VX nerve agent in the face of Kim Jong-Nam as he waited to board a plane at Kuala Lumpur’s main airport in February. The women, who may face the death penalty
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Khalifa, VP and AD CP congratulate President of Peru
ABU DHABI: President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, ..
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Turkey court to rule on freeing Cumhuriyet journalists
ISTANBUL: A Turkish court was due on Friday to decide whether to relea..
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Jordan says to bar Israel envoy until shooting probed
AMMAN: Jordan will not allow the return of Israel's ambassador until t..
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Russia hits back over sanctions, orders US diplomats to leave
MOSCOW: Russia told the United States on Friday that some of its diplo..
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Nitish wins trust vote, opposition cries foul
PATNA: Two days after he dramatically embraced the BJP, Chief Minister..
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US Senate rejects bill to repeal Obamacare
WASHINGTON: The US Senate on Friday rejected the Republicans’ latest a..
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Half of Australian children prescribed antibiotics in first year
MELBOURNE: Half of Australian children have been prescribed antibiotic..
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Kim Jong-Nam murder trial to start in October
KUALA LUMPUR: Two women accused of the Cold War-style assassination of..
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9 bodies found outside home in Mexico’s Nuevo Laredo
MEXICO CITY: The bodies of five women and four men were found piled up..
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US orders diplomats’ families to leave Venezuelan capital
WASHINGTON: The US State Department on Thursday ordered the family mem..
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