Government And Politics

India says 39 workers abducted in Iraq in 2015 found dead

Mar 20, 2018

India says the bodies of 39 Indian workers who were abducted by militants in Iraq three years ago have been found

On marathon US tour, crown prince seeks Saudi image makeover

Mar 20, 2018

Saudi Arabia's young crown prince is opening a marathon tour of the United States with a stop in Washington, where he plans to meet Tuesday with President Donald Trump

UK's info chief looking into Cambridge Analytica, Facebook

Mar 20, 2018

Britain's information commissioner says she is using all her legal powers to investigate the handling of Facebook data by Cambridge Analytica to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.

Ex-French president Sarkozy held on Gadhafi claims - source

Mar 20, 2018

Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed in custody as part of an investigation that he received millions of euros in illegal financing from late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi's regime

Moscow awaits Russian diplomats ordered to leave Britain

Mar 20, 2018

Moscow is awaiting nearly two dozen Russian diplomats ordered to leave Britain as part of a standoff over a nerve agent attack on British soil.

Lawyer: Kim murder suspect thought smearing face was prank

Mar 20, 2018

A lawyer says the Vietnamese woman accused of killing the North Korean leader's half brother told police she realized she had been used to murder him after she was detained

Syria monitors: IS militants seize Damascus neighborhood

Mar 20, 2018

Syria monitoring group: IS militants capture largely vacant Damascus neighborhood surrendered earlier by rebels

Islamabad still mulling Kabul's offer of talks, overtures

Mar 20, 2018

Pakistan mulls Afghanistan's recent overtures, including invitation that Pakistani prime minister visit Kabul

Envoy says Maldives will not extend state of emergency

Mar 20, 2018

An envoy said the emergency imposed in Maldives after a court ordered the release of jailed politicians can expire Thursday after allowing the government to investigate the judges who issued the order

Emboldened Xi lays out vision for China, warning for Taiwan

Mar 20, 2018

Xi vows to protect 'every inch' of China's territory and promote resurgence of Chinese cultural power, as he kicks off second term as president following constitutional changes allowing him to rule indefinitely

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