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Obama blasts Trump, GOP, urges Democrats to vote

Former US President Barack Obama assailed President Donald Trump and Republicans on Friday, urging Democrats to deliver a check on the administration’s “abuses of...

Ex-Trump aide Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison over Russia...

WASHINGTON: George Papadopoulos, a former aide to then-Republican candidate Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison after pleading...

Pope rails against ‘killer’ money-centred economy

ROME: Pope Francis has hit out against our money-centred culture that promotes poverty and excludes humanity, in an interview with Italy’ s Il Sole...

Brazil presidential hopeful ‘fine’ after knife attack

Right-wing presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro was attacked with a knife while campaigning in Brazil on Thursday — but escaped with just minor injuries, his...

Fate of Syria’s Idlib in balance at Tehran summit

The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey meet Friday in Tehran for a summit set to decide the future of Idlib province amid fears...

Key quotes from Woodward book, NYT op-ed assailing Trump

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump's White House has been convulsed by a bombshell New York Times opinion piece, penned by an unnamed senior administration official and...

Three questions on Trump official’s anonymous critique

WASHINGTON: The publication of a searing New York Times op-ed by an unnamed Trump administration senior official describing the president as amoral and making...

Mattis makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis landed in Kabul on Friday for an unannounced visit to war-torn Afghanistan, adding his weight to a flurry of...

Bannon film ignites row over ‘normalising’ far right

VENICE: If Errol Morris thought he was about to get an easy ride from what Steve Bannon calls the "Hollywood liberal elite" with his...

Global warming hikes risk of landslide tsunamis: study

With a wave runup of nearly 200 metres, the tsunami that ripped through an Alaskan fjord in 2015 was one of the largest ever...
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