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  • Agents charged for supplying Myanmar minors to work in Singapore

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    Agents charged for supplying Myanmar minors to work in Singapore

    SINGAPORE, May 25 — In what could be among the worst breaches of the minimum age requirement for foreign domestic workers here, two employment agencies were hauled to court...

  • Israel’s Supreme Court upholds open-fire rules on Gaza border

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    Israel’s Supreme Court upholds open-fire rules on Gaza border

    TEL AVIV, May 25 — Israel’s Supreme Court yesterday upheld the military’s use of lethal force against Palestinians during protests and clashes on the Gaza border. In the...

  • 12 dead in strike on Syria forces, US denies coalition role

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    12 dead in strike on Syria forces, US denies coalition role

  • Trump pardons boxer Jack Johnson, first black heavyweight champ

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    Trump pardons boxer Jack Johnson, first black heavyweight champ

  • Some weed, sir? Dealers busted after offering hash to French cops

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    Some weed, sir? Dealers busted after offering hash to French cops

  • Summit off but Trump-Kim-Moon coin still available

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    Summit off but Trump-Kim-Moon coin still available

  • Texas mass shooting victims to governor: It is happening everywhere

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    Texas mass shooting victims to governor: It is happening everywhere

  • Cuba has found flight data recorder from plane crash

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    Cuba has found flight data recorder from plane crash

  • Two Palestinians wounded in Gaza border clashes die

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    Two Palestinians wounded in Gaza border clashes die

  • Fewer hurricanes forecast for 2018 Atlantic hurricane season

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    Fewer hurricanes forecast for 2018 Atlantic hurricane season

  • Catholic priest ‘infected with Ebola’ in DR Congo

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    Catholic priest ‘infected with Ebola’ in DR Congo

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  • Boy dies after getting trapped under Singapore bus

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    Boy dies after getting trapped under Singapore bus

  • Skripal's daughter says would return to Russia

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    Skripal's daughter says would return to Russia

  • Pompeo says can't have 'bad deal' with N.Korea

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    Pompeo says can't have 'bad deal' with N.Korea

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    USC torn by scandal surrounding gynecologist

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  • Prince William to visit Palestinian Territories, Israel in June

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    Prince William to visit Palestinian Territories, Israel in June

    LONDON, May 25 — Prince William will be the first senior British royal to make an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories, as part of a tour in June announced...

  • Two killed in fresh Nicaragua clashes after talks collapse

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    Two killed in fresh Nicaragua clashes after talks collapse

    LEON, May 25 — At least two people were killed and 50 wounded as clashes flared in Nicaragua after peace talks between the government and opposition collapsed, the Red Cross and...

  • Chelsea Manning: Mass surveillance getting worse

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    Chelsea Manning: Mass surveillance getting worse

    MONTREAL, May 25 — Mass surveillance by government agencies is increasing, especially in the United States, whistleblower Chelsea Manning told a Montreal audience yesterday as...

  • Putin hopes Trump-Kim summit can be resurrected

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    Putin hopes Trump-Kim summit can be resurrected

    STREL’NA, May 25 — President Vladimir Putin said yesterday Russia regrets US President Donald Trump calling off his summit plans with Kim Jong-un, but hopes dialogue can be...

  • Despite scrapped summit, door still open between US, North Korea

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    Despite scrapped summit, door still open between US, North Korea

    WASHINGTON, May 25 — President Donald Trump’s cancellation of a summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un dashed hopes for a quick denuclearization deal Wednesday, but the door...

  • Dutch PM cuts short India trip for cabinet meeting on downed MH17 airliner, says ANP

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    Dutch PM cuts short India trip for cabinet meeting on downed MH17 airliner, says ANP

    AMSTERDAM, May 24 — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will shorten his visit to India by a day in order to join cabinet discussions tomorrow about new findings on the downing of...

  • Yerevan calling? UK's Johnson discusses Russia with hoax caller in latest gaffe

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    Yerevan calling? UK's Johnson discusses Russia with hoax caller in latest gaffe

    LONDON, May 24 — Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson talked international relations and rude poetry with a hoax caller who pretended to be the Armenian Prime Minister in...

  • Kremlin says unconvinced by Yulia Skripal’s first media outing

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    Kremlin says unconvinced by Yulia Skripal’s first media outing

    MOSCOW, May 24 — The Kremlin said today it was sceptical about Yulia Skripal’s first media appearance since she and her father Sergei were poisoned by a nerve agent in...

  • Britain pledges to tackle injustices against LGBT people

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    Britain pledges to tackle injustices against LGBT people

    LONDON, May 24 — Britain’s prime minister promised an action plan to tackle the injustices LGBT people face today, as activists said the community still suffered abuse and...

  • UN chief 'deeply concerned' as US cancels nuclear summit with NKorea

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    UN chief 'deeply concerned' as US cancels nuclear summit with NKorea

    NEW YORK, May 24 — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today said he was “deeply concerned” as US President Donald Trump cancelled a widely anticipated nuclear summit next...

  • Trump cancels summit with North Korea scheduled for next month

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    Trump cancels summit with North Korea scheduled for next month

    SEOUL, May 24 — US President Donald Trump today called off a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even after North Korea followed through on a pledge to blow up...

  • Trump rejects moderate immigration deal, wants ‘whole package’

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    Trump rejects moderate immigration deal, wants ‘whole package’

    WASHINGTON, May 24 — US President Donald Trump today rejected a push by moderate congressional Republicans for a “Dreamer” immigration deal, saying he would only back...

  • Families from 8 countries sue EU over climate change

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    Families from 8 countries sue EU over climate change

    BRUSSELS, May 24 — Ten families from Europe, Kenya, and Fiji have filed suit against the European Union, seeking to limit global warming’s threats to their homes and...

  • Two Congo Ebola patients attended church with 50 people before dying, says MSF

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    Two Congo Ebola patients attended church with 50 people before dying, says MSF

    GENEVA, May 24 — Two Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola patients who fled hospital in the city of Mbandaka on Monday attended a prayer meeting with 50 people hours before they...

  • Rattled by bombings, Indonesia set to pass tough anti-terror laws

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    Rattled by bombings, Indonesia set to pass tough anti-terror laws

    JAKARTA, May 24 — Indonesia’s parliament is expected to adopt tough anti-terrorism laws tomorrow as it seeks to combat a surge in homegrown Islamist militancy days after the...

  • US intelligence officials to brief lawmakers on Russia probe

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    US intelligence officials to brief lawmakers on Russia probe

    WASHINGTON, May 24 — US lawmakers, including some Democrats, will receive briefings from FBI and intelligence officials today on the FBI probe into Russian election meddling...

  • Rare Nipah virus claims fourth family member in India

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    Rare Nipah virus claims fourth family member in India

    NEW DELHI, May 24 — A fourth member of the same Indian family has died from the rare Nipah virus, officials said today, as authorities scramble to contain an outbreak that has...

  • Saudi driving activist released after crackdown, say campaigners

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    Saudi driving activist released after crackdown, say campaigners

    DUBAI, May 24 — Saudi authorities have released a prominent women’s rights advocate following her detention in a sweeping crackdown against activists a month before the...

  • Italy PM nominee offers 'good sign' on EU dialogue, says commissioner

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    Italy PM nominee offers 'good sign' on EU dialogue, says commissioner

    PARIS, May 24 — EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici today hailed as a “good sign” a call by Italy’s eurosceptic prime ministerial nominee for continued...