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Twitter, FB accuse China of HK discord campaign

HONG KONG: Twitter and Facebook have accused the Chinese government of backing a social media campaign to discredit Hong Kong’s… Read More

Britain ‘concerned’ by reports of detainee

HONG KONG: Britain’s Foreign Office said yesterday it was “extremely concerned” by reports that a Hong Kong consulate employee had… Read More

Authorities make more arrests in Kashmir

SRINAGAR (India): Security forces detained 30 people overnight in Indian Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar, local officials said yesterday, seeking… Read More

Foreigners arrested with ivory bracelets at airport

NAIROBI: A Spanish woman has become the second foreigner in a week to be arrested at Kenya’s international airport for… Read More

Iran tanker heads to Greece

DUBAI: An Iranian tanker at the centre of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday… Read More

Duterte to visit Beijing amid China sea tensions

MANILA: President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping next week to raise their conflicting claims to the South… Read More

US Navy ready for Venezuela mission

RIO DE JANEIRO: The US Navy is ready to “do what needs to be done” on Venezuela, a top commander… Read More

El Salvador court clears rape victim of killing baby

SAN SALVADOR: An appeals court in El Salvador on Monday acquitted a 21-year-old rape victim accused of killing her stillborn… Read More

Blast targets police near N. Ireland border

BELFAST: A device exploded in Northern Ireland near the border with Ireland early on Monday in what police said was… Read More

HK protesters march to show credentials

HONG KONG: Tens of thousands of Hong Kong democracy activists gathered yesterday for a major rally to show the city’s… Read More