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Daesh-linked Indonesian shot dead
BANDUNG: Indonesian police shot dead a suspected militant linked to the Daesh group during a firefight at a government office on Monday after a small bomb was set off nearby. Witnesses described terrifying scenes as the attacker stormed into the building brandishing a dagger and began yelling at staff and starting fires. TV footage showed heavily armed police firing on the office through clouds of smoke.
Human rights envoy says UN must probe Myanmar
GENEVA: The UN Human Rights Council must set up a commission of inquiry into Myanmar’s human rights record, as it has done for North Korea and Eritrea, and not spare its leader because of her iconic status, a former US human rights envoy said on Monday. Keith Harper, who served as US president Barack Obama’s ambassador to the Geneva-based council from 2014 to January this year, said Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi
Lanka prison bus shooting kills seven
COLOMBO: Attackers opened fire on a prison bus outside Colombo on Monday, killing five prisoners and two armed guards in the worst gang-related violence to hit Sri Lanka in decades. Police said the gunmen sprayed bullets at the bus as it passed through a wooded area near the capital, also wounding four guards. One of the victims was a senior member of an underworld group operating in Sri Lanka, where automatic weapons remain
Impeached president tells court of ‘regret’
SEOUL: South Korea’s president expressed “belated regret” on Monday over the scandal that triggered her impeachment, as the Constitutional Court wrapped up hearings on her fate and her supporters screamed threats outside. Park Geun-Hye was elected in 2012 with the highest vote share of any presidential candidate in South Korea’s democratic era. But she was impeached by parliament in December over a massive corruption and
China’s top diplomat Jiechi to visit US
BEIJING: China’s top diplomat will visit the United States this week, as the two sides work to arrange a meeting between their presidents after a rocky start to the relationship under the administration of Donald Trump. State Councillor Yang Jiechi will meet senior American officials on Monday and Tuesday to discuss “bilateral ties and issues of common concern,” the foreign ministry announced late on Sunday. Relations have been
Manila lawmaker asks SC to void arrest order
MANILA: A detained member of the Senate on Monday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to annul the arrest order issued against her by a Metro Manila regional court even as a top Malacanang official said there was no need to re-launch the war on illegal drugs. In her petition, Senator Leila de Lima also asked the SC to stop the regional court in suburban Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila from conducting further hearings on the illegal drugs
Transport strike fails to cripple Philippines
MANILA: A nationwide strike by a big transport group on Monday failed to cripple the big towns and cities in the Philippines including Metro Manila but officials admitted the protest action inconvenienced and stranded thousands of commuters. Lawyer Aileen Lizada, the spokesman of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), reported that police arrested several members of Piston, a group of jeepney operators
Sharjah Police arrest driver performing chancy stunts on a lark
SHARJAH: Sharjah Police arrested a young reckless motorist, following ..
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VP tours food and hospitality trade show
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Dubai students can request for rainy day offs
DUBAI: Dubai, known for its innovative ideas and out of the box thinki..
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'It must be love:' wife-beating a source of pride for some in Mauritania
NOUAKCHOTT: Salimata was always told she should be proud to come from ..
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8-year-old Obaida killer must be executed: High Court
DUBAI: A man who kidnapped an eight-year-old compatriot boy (Obaida Al..
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ERC provides urgent aid to residents of Yakhtal after its liberation
AL MOKHA: Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, team in Yemen have offered urgen..
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Dubai Municipality teams drain out rainwater in record time
DUBAI: Dubai Municipality deployed 5,000 workers, 48 tanks and 95 suct..
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'Moonlight' takes best picture Oscar after stunning mix-up
HOLLYWOOD: Coming-of-age drama "Moonlight" won the best picture Oscar ..
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Nokia relaunches iconic 3310 mobile model
BARCELONA: Finnish brand Nokia, a former mobile star, on Sunday launch..
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Over 57,000 federal employees update their payroll system data
ABU DHABI: A total of 57,915 federal government employees currently ha..
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