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US ‘subsidising’ Saudi, Asian militaries: Trump

  • WHEELING: President Donald Trump on Saturday complained that the United States (US) is “subsidising” the military of Middle East ally Saudi Arabia, as well as Japan and South Korea. The comment, at a West Virginia rally for local candidates of his Republican Party, follows similar jibes at European members of the Nato alliance. “When you […]

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    Wave of Israeli strikes hit Gaza after rocket barrage, toddler killed

    Israel carried out a major wave of strikes across the Gaza Strip overnight in response to some 150 rockets fired at its territory, leaving three Palestinians including a toddler dead in another severe flare-up of violence, officials said on Thursday. Most of the rockets fired by Palestinian militants landed in open areas, but at least […]

  • Saudi Arabia rules out mediation in Canada spat

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday there was no room for mediation in the kingdom’s deepening diplomatic dispute with Canada, and that Ottawa knew what it needed to do to “fix its big mistake”. “There is nothing to mediate. A mistake has been made and a mistake should be corrected,” Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told […]

  • Indonesian govt seeks food, water for 156,000 displaced by quake

    TAN JUNG (Lombok, Indonesia): The death toll from a powerful earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok rose above 130 on Wednesday, as authorities appealed for food, clean water and medical help for some 156,000 people forced from their homes. Many frightened, displaced villagers are staying under tents or tarpaulins dotted along roads or in […]

  • Police rescue 24 girls from Indian care home

    NEW DELHI: Police have rescued 24 girls and shut down a care home that had been operating illegally in northern India after a youngster living there fled and complained to officers about sexual exploitation. They arrested four people on suspicion of trafficking and closed the home that has been operating in Deoria district in northern […]

  • Pakistani student’s nose broken in attack in Australia

    A Pakistani student was attacked by a group of men and women in Newcastle, Australia, the Newcastle Herald reported on Tuesday. Twenty-year-old Abdullah Qaiser had his nose broken on Saturday night by a man wearing a knuckle duster after his car was stopped at the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan campus. Qaiser was driving to a […]