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Diplomat handpicked by ruler for president

NUR-SULTAN: The career diplomat who is a shoo-in to become only the second president of ex-Soviet Kazakhstan since its independence has always appeared to...

Anti-Brexit party launch as MPs return from break

LONDON: A new pro-EU political party is launching its campaign Tuesday for next month’s European elections, as British lawmakers return from an Easter break...

It was time for Bashir to go, residents of home village say

HOSH BANNAGA: Residents of deposed Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir’s home village are still coming to terms with his ouster, but most agree that the...

Algeria’s richest man held in jail in graft probe

ALGIERS: Algeria’s richest man Issad Rebrab has been detained in jail on the public prosecutor’s orders, state media reported Tuesday a day after his...

Former French PM Fillon to face trial over fake jobs

PARIS: Former French Prime Minister Francois Fillon, whose 2017 bid for the presidency was torpedoed by a fake job scandal involving his wife, will...

New powerful tremor strikes as Philippines hunts for survivors

PORAC: Philippine rescuers were scrambling Tuesday to reach some two dozen people feared buried under a building near Manila that collapsed a day earlier...

‘Big-hearted’ US technician among Sri Lanka dead

WASHINGTON: A “big-hearted” technician who was visiting Sri Lanka for work was among at least four Americans killed in the Easter attacks on churches...

New IRA admits responsibility for killing North Ireland journalist

LONDON: Dissident republican group the New IRA on Tuesday admitted responsibility for killing Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee last week as police said they...

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