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Suspected food poisoning kills eleven at Indian temple

NEW DELHI (AP) - Police yesterday arrested three people after at least 11 died of suspected food poisoning following a ceremony to celebrate the...

Australia recognises west Jerusalem as capital of Israel

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia now recognises west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said yesterday, but a contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv...

Rajapaksa bows out, ending Sri Lanka power struggle

COLOMBO (AFP) - Sri Lanka’s crisis looked over yesterday as strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa bowed out of a power battle that had crippled the strategically located...

Seven civilians, four combatants killed in Kashmir fighting

SRINAGAR, India (AP) - At least seven civilians were killed and nearly two dozens injured when government forces fired at anti-India protesters in disputed...

Trump weighs next move on border wall as shutdown looms

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is racing to avoid a partial government shutdown next Friday over President Donald Trump’s border wall. But you wouldn’t know...

Judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

WASHINGTON (AFP) - A federal judge in Texas ruled late Friday that the US health care law known as Obamacare is unconstitutional - a...

Scuffles with police in Paris but protest largely peaceful

PARIS (AP) - Scuffles broke out between protesters and police in central Paris yesterday on the sidelines of a largely peaceful demonstration, during the...

Conservatives’ Brexit faultlines run deep in divided UK

HASTINGS, United Kingdom (AFP) -The conflict over Europe that has been tearing the Conservatives apart for three decades is as evident on the streets...

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian assailant in West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces have demolished the home of a Palestinian charged with killing a soldier during an Israeli raid in...

Lebanese wary as Israel destroys Hezbollah border tunnels

MAYS AL-JABAL, Lebanon (AP) — As Israeli excavators dug into the rocky hills along the frontier with a Lebanese village, a crowd of young...

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