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Trump’s Interior Secretary Zinke to Step Down Amid Ethics Probes

Washington: US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has sought to open US offshore waters to oil and gas drilling despite…

Australian Government Recognises West Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

Sydney: Australia now recognises west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday, but a contentious embassy…

Mahinda Rajapaksa Resigns as Sri Lanka PM, Wickremesinghe Likely to Take His Place Tomorrow

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay a court order restraining Mahinda Rajapaksa, 73, from holding the office of…

Pakistan Court Tells Govt to Send Indian National Hamid Nihal Ansari Home Within One Month

Islamabad/Peshawar: A top court in Pakistan has given one month deadline to the federal government to complete formalities to deport…

Sri Lanka SC to Rule on President Maithripala Sirisena’s Sacking of Parliament

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s top court is expected to deliver on Thursday its crucial verdict on whether President Maithripala Sirisena broke…

At United Nations, Mike Pompeo Urges Tougher Action on Iran Missiles

United Nations: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday urged the United Nations to tighten restrictions on Iran’s missiles,…

Conservative Lawmakers Trigger No Confidence Vote in UK PM Theresa May’s Leadership

A ballot will be held on Wednesday in the House of Commons and an announcement made as soon as possible…

Russian Cosmonauts Take Sample of Mystery Hole at Space Station

Moscow: Using knives and shears, a pair of Russian spacewalkers Tuesday cut samples of material around a mysterious hole in…

Stormy Daniels Ordered to Pay Trump $300,000 in Legal Fees as Defamation Suit Dismissed

US District Judge S. James Otero said Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, must pay Trump $293,000 to cover…

Amid Furore Over Mexico Wall, White House Says Nation Without Borders is No Nation At All

Washington: Claiming that illegal crossings have dropped substantially in border areas where walls have been built, the White House on…

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