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Yemen’s Hodeida calm after ceasefire takes effect

Monitroing desk Yemen Yemen’s flashpoint city of Hodeida was calm Tuesday as a ceasefire took effect and a team including members of the warring sides prepared to...

CBS ex-CEO won’t get severance after sexual misconduct claims

Online Ottawa Les Moonves, the onetime head of CBS, was fired for cause and will not receive a severance package in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations, the...

Fire at Mumbai hospital kills six, injures over 100

Monitoring desk MUMBAI At least six people were killed and more than 100 injured when a fire engulfed a hospital in Mumbai on Monday, officials said, in the latest...

Russia to move troops into new barracks on disputed islands

Monitoring desk MOSCOW Russia said on Monday it had built new barracks for troops on a disputed chain of islands near Japan and would build more facilities for armored...

El Salvador court frees woman jailed under anti-abortion laws

Online San Salvador A woman who was jailed for attempted murder under El Salvador’s strict anti-abortion laws has been freed. Imelda Cortez, 20, says she became...

Xi Jinping says China ‘will never seek hegemony’

Online Beijing Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed that his country will not develop at the expense of other nations, in a speech marking 40 years since China...

N.Korea warns on US sanctions

Nuclear disarmamentIn Singapore the two men signed a vaguely-worded statement on denuclearisation, but have since disagreed on what it meansNEWS...

Saudia condemns US Senate ‘interference’

Ending military aidONLINERiyadhSaudi Arabia has denounced US Senate resolutions to end US military aid for a Riyadh-led war in Yemen and to blame the country’s crown...

Thousands protest ‘slave law’ in Budapest

NEWS DESKHungaryProtesters threw smoke grenades at police who responded with tear gas in Budapest on Sunday as thousands of people rallied against a new “slave law”...

Milestone conviction in deadly anti-Sikh riots

Sajjan KumarONLINENew DelhiA senior Congress party politician has been jailed for life in what is being seen as the most important conviction so far over the 1984...