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PHILIPPINES PRESIDENT PARDONS ...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte granted an absolute pardon on Monday to a US marine convicted of killing a transgender woman, drawing condemnation from rights groups.Lance Corporal Joseph Scott ...

FRESH BLAZE ON STRICKEN OIL TA...

A massive fire that crippled an oil tanker off Sri Lanka has reignited in strong winds, the island nation's navy said Monday, just a day after the blaze was extinguished.The Panamanian-registered New...

PHILIPPINES PRESIDENT PARDONS ...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has granted an absolute pardon to a US marine convicted of killing a transgender woman, officials said Monday, drawing condemnation from rights groups.Lance Corpo...

EMIRATES AIRLINE SAYS RETURNED...

Emirates, the largest airline in the Middle East, said Monday it had so far returned $1.4 billion in refunds to customers amid sharply reduced global travel due to the coronavirus pandemic. "Emirates...

GEORGIA HOSTS MAJOR DRILLS WIT...

Georgia on Monday launched large-scale joint military exercises with NATO forces as part of its longstanding bid to join the alliance, which has angered Tbilisi's Soviet-era master Russia. Some 2,800...

SUDAN TO INK 'FINAL' PEACE DEA...

The "final signing" of a peace agreement between Sudan's government and rebel groups is set for October 2 in the South Sudanese capital Juba, the talks' chief mediator announced Sunday."The second of...

TURKEY BEGINS MILITARY EXERCIS...

Turkey's armed forces on Sunday began annual exercises in the breakaway republic of northern Cyprus -- an entity recognised only by Ankara -- as tensions brewed with Greece in the eastern Mediterrane...

MALI'S ILL EQUIPPED ARMY IN SP...

Mali's army, which staged last month's coup in the war-torn nation, is taking on a role in politics despite being hamstrung by a crippling lack of resources.The August 18 putsch came after months of ...

MALI JUNTA OPENS TALKS ON POWE...

Mali's military junta began talks with opposition groups on Saturday on its promise to hand power back to civilians, after mounting pressure from neighbouring countries in the weeks since it overthre...

MALI JUNTA OPENS TALKS ON POWE...

Mali's military junta began talks with opposition groups on Saturday on its promise to hand power back to civilians, after mounting pressure from neighbouring countries in the weeks since it overthre...

TRUMP CALLS ON FOX NEWS TO FIR...

US President Donald Trump has demanded that Fox News fire its national security correspondent after she confirmed claims that the Republican leader had disparaged the military -- a bombshell that has...

TURKEY MAKES NEW GREECE THREAT...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday issued a threat to Greece over simmering tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, the day before his forces launch military drills in the region.Turke...