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Confusion over fate of Sudan’s deposed President Omar al-Bashir

Deposed leader Omar al-Bashir held under tight security in solitary confinement, family and prison sources tell Reuters News Desk Khartoum Sudan’s deposed President...

‘Identity-defining’ poll closes

Indonesia election Online Jakarta Polls have closed in Indonesia, following a bitter campaign in which religion has played a prominent role. A series of “quick...

India cancels poll in southern area over ‘vote buying’

Monitoring Desk Tamil Nadu Indian election authorities have cancelled voting in a southern region of the country after seizing more than 110 million rupees ($1.5...

New Zealand disarms police as terror threat level lowered

Online Wellington New Zealand police on Wednesday ended the routine arming of frontline officers as the terrorism threat level was lowered a month after the Christchurch...

Khalifa issues law amending real estate regulations, property ownership in Abu Dhabi

News Desk Abu Dhabi President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a law amending some provision of Law No.19 of 2005, which regulates the real...

Fact check: Man in viral post supporting BJP is not IAF pilot Abhinandan

Online NEW DELHI An image of a doppelganger of Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Abhinandan Varthanam, who was captured and later released by Pakistan, has gone viral showing...

Macron: Notre Dame will rise again

Cathedral fire out after heroic battle | Precious art work saved | Ancient roof partially destroyed NEWS DESK PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to rebuild...

Japan, US struggle to find crashed jet and its ‘secrets’

News Desk TOKYO One week after an F-35A stealth fighter jet crashed off the northeastern coast of Japan, US and Japanese military vessels are struggling to find the...

Foxconn’s Gou hints at run for Taiwan presidency

News Desk TAIPEI Foxconn’s chairman Terry Gou said on Tuesday he is considering whether to run for Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election, a day after reports said the...

China seizes nearly 2,750 elephant tusks in huge bust

Online Beijing Chinese authorities have seized 7.5 tonnes of ivory — 2,748 elephant tusks — in one of the biggest busts in recent years as the country cracks down on...