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Four arrested after Paris car attack
World

Four arrested after Paris car attack

French police detained the ex-wife, father, brother and sister-in-law of the man behind Monday’s attack at Paris’ Champs-Elysees. The family members were…
Mass food poisoning hits displaced Iraqis outside Mosul
Middle East

Mass food poisoning hits displaced Iraqis outside Mosul

At least two people have died with hundreds more requiring urgent treatment at a camp for internally displaced people outside…
Iraqi Kurds to hold independence referendum in September
Middle East

Iraqi Kurds to hold independence referendum in September

Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region on Wednesday announced it would hold an independence referendum in September, bringing the Kurds one step closer…
Jordan downgrades Qatari ties
Middle East

Jordan downgrades Qatari ties

Jordan announced on Tuesday that it was reducing its diplomatic ties with Qatar amid a deepening political crisis in the…
Environmentalists vow to fight Carmichael coal mine in Australia
Environment

Environmentalists vow to fight Carmichael coal mine in Australia

Indian mining conglomerate Adani has approved plans for the contentious Carmichael coal mine project in northeast Australia, despite warnings from…
‘Jihadis Next Door’: London police pressed for answers
Features/Interviews

‘Jihadis Next Door’: London police pressed for answers

Political leaders on Tuesday continued to question why authorities failed to apprehend Khuram B., one of the suspects in Saturday’s…
Bahrain shuts down independent newspaper amid opposition crackdown
Middle East

Bahrain shuts down independent newspaper amid opposition crackdown

The Bahraini government has shut down Al-Wasat, a prominent independent newspaper “until further notice” after the paper published a piece…
Plastic bag bans: reality or fantasy?
Science

Plastic bag bans: reality or fantasy?

Plastic bags are used daily across Africa — the bans are hoped to tackle the pervasive problem of waste. In…
Indian PM Modi tells Merkel India and Germany ‘made for one another’
World

Indian PM Modi tells Merkel India and Germany ‘made for one another’

At a press conference, the leaders of Germany and India have said that the countries’ relationship is of “international significance.”…
UN’s Guterres: Trump budget would make UN peacekeeping ‘simply impossible’
World

UN’s Guterres: Trump budget would make UN peacekeeping ‘simply impossible’

A spokesman for United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the proposed US budget cuts to the UN would make it…
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