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Iraq to probe human right violations by security forces

Iraq's Interior Ministry on Wednesday ordered an investigation into reports that security forces battling Islamic State (IS) militants in western Mosul tortured and killed civilians suspected to be IS members. "The Interior Minister ordered to...

3 more arrests in Manchester bombing probe

Three more men were arrested in the city on Wednesday as British authorities continued to conduct "extensive" searches while investigating the "network" behind the attack carried out by British-born Salman Abedi. "It is very clear...

Nepal PM Prachanda steps down, Deuba may assume office

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Wednesday announced his resignation, in keeping with his agreement with the Nepali Congress, which had propped up his coalition government since last August. Nepali Congress leader Sher...
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Trump meets Pope, calls it an ‘honour’

US President Donald Trump met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday during the first face-to-face meeting of the two leaders, who symbolise starkly different views of the world. Trump arrived for a short private...

Cambodia deports over 1,000 illegal immigrants

Cambodia has deported 1,025 illegal foreigners, including 226 female, to their countries in 2017, an immigration official said on Wednesday. Major General Uk Heisela, chief of the investigation department of the General Department of Immigration,...

19 killed in blast at Ariana Grande’s Manchester concert

At least 19 persons were killed and 59 injured in a terror attack here on Monday night at the conclusion of a concert by American pop singer Ariana Grande, police said. The explosion, the second...

China to block India’s NSG bid again

China on Monday said it has not changed its position on India's membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), indicating it will again block New Delhi's plea at the plenary session in Bern next...

Chicago launches campaign against Trump’s immigration policies

The US city of Chicago is launching a campaign in response to President Donald Trump's threats to cut off funding for sanctuary cities, the media reported. Sanctuary city is a broad term applied to jurisdictions...

Trump kicks off 5-nation tour with Saudi Arabia visit

US President Donald Trump arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, marking the beginning of his first foreign trip as President that includes visits to Israel, the Vatican City, Belgium and Italy. Trump and his wife...

Iranians vote moderate, retain Rouhani as President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won a resounding victory in the 12th Presidential polls on Saturday as voters yearning for more freedom at home and less isolation abroad have emphatically backed the moderate cleric. With a...

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