Category: international

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Kuala Lumpur police: Killing of al-Batsh an ‘global discipline’

Kuala Lumpur’s chief of police says the killing of a Palestinian academic in the Malaysian capital is an “international issue” that is being investigated from all angles. Malaysian authorities said an autopsy was carried out Sunday morning on the body of Hamas member Fadi al-Batsh, a day after the drive-by shooting that Hamas and the…

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Putin: Further Syria strikes to scheme off chaos in global ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s president, that further strikes by Western allies in Syria will inevitably lead to chaos in international relations. In a phone conversation on Sunday, the two leaders weighed in on the situation in Syria after the United States, France and Britain launched coordinated attacks on Syria’s alleged chemical…

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Douma chemical assault draws global outrage

A chemical attack in a Syrian rebel-held town has sparked widespread international outrage and revulsion. At least 85 people, including many women and children, were killed in Douma on Saturday, according to a statement by rescue workers and medical staff. Condemnation poured in on Sunday as US President Donald Trump warned there would be a…

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Trump’s ‘shithole’ remarks spur international anger

International organisations including the UN and African Union, politicians and ordinary Africans and Caribbeans are outraged over US President Donald Trump’s latest racist remarks. The president criticised immigration to his country from El Salvador, Haiti and the African continent, by calling the group “shithole countries”, according to the US media. “Why are we having all…