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Pakistani court upholds death sentence for child killer

Tue, 2018-06-12 12:47 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence for a man who killed eight children, including a 7-year-old girl whose rape and murder drew nationwide condemnation earlier this year. Tuesday’s court…


German authorities arrest suspected Daesh member

Author:  AP Tue, 2018-06-12 (All day) ID:  1528795397571125400 BERLIN: German authorities say they have arrested an 18-year-old Iraqi man on suspicion of being a member of the international extremist organization, Daesh. Federal prosecutors say Aqram…


Landslides kill 11 as monsoon batters Rohingya refugees

Author:  AFP Tue, 2018-06-12 06:33 ID:  1528785419100656200 DHAKA: Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least 11 people Tuesday in Bangladesh near camps housing one million Rohingya refugees, officials said. Aid agencies have been warning…



France challenges Beijing in South China Sea

Author:  AFP Tue, 2018-06-12 04:58 ID:  1528780931940459200 PARIS: France is increasing its military presence in the Indo-Pacific region, sending warships through the South China Sea and planning air exercises to help counter China’s military build-up…


US unveils de facto embassy in Taiwan amid China tensions

Author:  Reuters Tue, 2018-06-12 02:58 ID:  1528772715320138700 TAIPEI: The US unveiled a new $256 million representative office in Taiwan’s capital on Tuesday, a de facto embassy that underscores Washington’s strategic ties with the democratic, self-ruled…