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US, EU seek details of arrests in Saudi Arabia, but dodge Canada spat

  • BRUSSELS: The United States and the European Union said on Tuesday that they are seeking details about the arrest of women’s rights activists in Saudi Arabia, but they sidestepped a sensitive diplomatic dispute over the crackdown between the ultraconservative kingdom and Canada. Describing both countries as “close partners” of the US, the US State Department […]

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    Anyone doing business with Iran will not be doing business with US: Trump

    The first set of US sanctions against Iran that had been eased under the landmark nuclear accord went back into effect early Tuesday under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump, targeting financial transactions that involve US dollars, Iran’s automotive sector, the purchase of commercial planes and metals including gold. More US sanctions targeting […]

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    Fighting in India-held Kashmir leaves 2 rebels, 4 Indian soldiers dead

    Four soldiers and two suspected rebels were killed on Tuesday in a gunbattle along the highly militarized de facto border that divides the disputed region of Kashmir between India and Pakistan, the Indian army said. The six combatants were killed in fighting that erupted after a group of militants crossed from Azad Jammu and Kashmir […]

  • Saudi students in Canada to be relocated to other countries after diplomatic rift

    In apparent escalation of a rift between Saudi Arabia and Canada on Monday evening, Riyadh suspended scholarships for Saudi students in Canada and said it would relocate thousands of students studying there to other countries, state media reported, citing an Education Ministry official. The move followed the Kingdom’s announcement yesterday that it was expelling the […]

  • Iran dismisses US talks offer as Trump reimposes sanctions

    Iran dismissed a US offer to renegotiate a historic 2015 nuclear deal signed with other major powers as President Donald Trump reimposed crippling sanctions on Tuesday. Trump’s withdrawal from the agreement in May has infuriated European partners who were determined to keep it alive and now find their businesses operating in Iran faced with the […]

  • HRW slams Bangladesh government for attacks on protesters, press

    A global human rights group on Tuesday accused Bangladesh’s government of using abusive measures in handling student-led protests calling for safer roads. New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a statement that ruling party men armed with sticks and machetes have swooped in on the protesters and journalists since the students took to the […]