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US flag flies in Syria’s Manbij despite pullout notice

Monitoring desk syria The Stars and Stripes fluttered above four US armoured vehicles driving through drizzle in the Syrian city of Manbij Sunday, each visibly carrying...

Bangladesh PM wins election landslide as opponents demand new vote

news desk DHAKA Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was declared the landslide winner Monday of an election marred by deadly violence that the opposition slammed as...

Climate change takes toll on French oyster farmers

Monitoring desk French Gulping down oysters has long been a favourite New Year’s Eve ritual for the French, but as winters get warmer and summers get drier many...

10 killed in Bangladesh election day violence

News desk DHAKA At least 10 people were killed in election-day clashes in Bangladesh Sunday, after a bloody campaign overshadowed by a crackdown on the opposition by...

Volatile DR Congo votes after two-year delay

Monitoring desk Kinshasa Presidential elections that will shape the future of one of Africa’s biggest and most unstable countries were underway in the Democratic...

Trump blames Democrats for migrant children’s death, amid budget impasse

Monitoring desk washington US President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed opposition Democrats for the death of two immigrant children in US custody, comments set to...

Philippine storm death toll rises to 22

Monitoring desk Manila At least 22 people died from a storm that swept through the central Philippine islands at the weekend, authorities said Sunday, with rescue...

In India, private firms open rooftops for Muslims to offer Friday prayers

INP NEW DELHI After Muslims were barred from performing prayers in community parks by police in India’s Uttar Pradesh, private firms opened up their rooftops to allow...

Forty ‘terrorists’ killed in Egypt

After Giza attack Thirty “terrorists” were killed in two raids in Giza and the remaining 10 were killed in the North Sinai MONITORING DESK EGYPT Egyptian police...

Indonesian tsunami volcano lost two-thirds of its height

NEWS DESK Indonesia The Indonesian volcano which caused a tsunami that killed more than 400 people last week lost more than two-thirds of its height following the...