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Spanish PM calls snap polls after budget defeat

NEWS DESK BARCELONA Spain’s prime minister on Friday called an early general election for April 28, the third in less than four years, after his draft budget was...

Vote delayed on polling day

Nigeria election 2019 ONLINE Abuja Nigeria’s presidential and parliamentary elections have been delayed for a week. The Independent National Electoral Commission...

Japan to recognise indigenous Ainu people for first time

NEWS DESK TOKYO Japan’s government introduced a bill Friday to recognise the country’s ethnic Ainu minority as an “indigenous” people for the first time, after...

Lovesick on Valentine’s?

Forget romantic dinners and roses, the place to be on Valentine’s Day is Zagreb’s Museum of Broken Relationships, a paean to personal objects and stories of...

Court sentences two to death for Muslim lawyer’s murder

NEWS DESK Myanmar Two people were sentenced to death by a Myanmar court Friday for the murder of a Muslim lawyer and Aung San Suu Kyi advisor, after a drawn-out trial...

Britain is ready to leave EU next month without a deal

PM May suffered a latest defeat on her Brexit strategy on Thursday, undermining her pledge to EU leaders news desk LONDON Britain’s government is ready to leave the...

Spanish PM calls snap polls after budget defeat

news desk Madrid Spain’s prime minister on Friday called an early general election for April 28, the third in less than four years, after his draft budget was rejected...

Sexual violence rampant in South Sudan’s Unity area: UN

At least 134 women and girls were raped, including some as young as eight, between September and December last year Monitoring desk JUBA, South Sudan Brutal sexual...

NASA heading back to Moon soon, and this time to stay

INP WASHINGTON NASA is accelerating plans to return Americans to the Moon, and this time, the US space agency says it will be there to stay. Jim Bridenstine, NASA’s...

Myanmar army chief denies systematic persecution of Rohingya

News desk TOKYO Myanmar’s army chief, who is facing international calls that he be prosecuted for genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, has denied any...