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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 […]

  • Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa wins 1st post-Mugabe election

    Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa won election on Friday with just over 50 percent of the ballots as the ruling party maintained control of the government in the first vote since the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa received 50.8 percent of the vote while main opposition challenger Nelson Chamisa received 44.3 percent. The opposition […]

  • Greek police arrest 8 suspected of killing Pakistani migrant

    Greek police say they have arrested eight migrants on suspicion of the murder of a Pakistani man trying to leave the country illegally. Police said on Friday the eight were suspected of involvement in the July 23 stabbing death of a 29-year-old Pakistani man who had been with three compatriots heading toward Greece’s northern border […]

  • China loses spot as world’s No.2 stock market: Bloomberg

    China’s stock market has been overtaken as the world’s second-biggest by Japan’s, having been swiped this year by the threat of a trade war with the United States and slowing economic growth. Data from Bloomberg News in intra-day trade on Friday showed the value of equities on the mainland had slipped behind those in their […]

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    Trump tells attorney general to end Russia probe

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump on Wednesday told his attorney general to end the high-profile investigation into Russian election meddling that has ensnared key members of his presidential campaign and cast a long shadow over his White House. In a series of tweets that quickly sparked accusations that Trump was publicly trying to pervert justice, the president […]

  • Assam’s controversial citizens’ list unites Modi’s opponents

    NEW DELHI: One of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biggest critics is rallying opposition parties against his government after a new list of citizens excluded 4 million people from a border state in a drive against illegal immigrants. The draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) is the result of a years-long agitation by residents of […]