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Police called on diplomats as APEC summit tensions boil over

This is not the first time Chinese officials have been involved in a tense incident at a regional meeting. Police were called when Chinese officials attempted to “barge” into the office of Papua New Guinea’s Foreign Minister, it emerged on Sunday, as APEC summit tensions boiled over. The Chinese delegates "tried to barge in" to […]

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61-year-old Indian shot dead by teenager in U.S.

Sunil Edla was shot to death by the 16-year-old suspect on November 15 evening outside his apartment in Ventnor City A 61-year old Indian-origin man in the U.S. has been shot dead by a juvenile boy in a suspected robbery and carjacking incident in New Jersey, prosecutors said. Sunil Edla was shot to death by […]

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Brexit is killing the great British curry house

Syed Joynu was in for a rude shock on a September morning when he walked into Indos — the curry house he owns just outside London. It was already 10:30 am and not a single employee had turned up. Distraught, he called four of his Romanian staff. Nobody responded. Two others, who also quit their […]

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Theresa May sees ‘no alternative’ to her Brexit plan

Just hours after announcing on Wednesday that her senior ministers had collectively backed her divorce deal, May was thrust into her premiership's most perilous crisis when Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab resigned on Thursday to oppose the agreement. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she sees no alternative to the Brexit deal she presented earlier this […]

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US to accuse Iran of violating chemical weapons treaty

The non-compliance finding does not allege that Iran has used chemical weapons but rather that it has maintained facilities and equipment to produce them. The Trump administration is poised to accuse Iran of violating an international treaty that bans chemical weapons, two US officials said Friday. The officials said the administration plans to announce next week […]

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Suspected Russian hackers impersonate State Department aide

The “spear phishing'' attempts began on Wednesday, sending e-mail messages purported to come from a department public affairs official. US cybersecurity experts say hackers impersonating a State Department official have targeted U.S. government agencies, businesses and think tanks in an attack that bears similarity to past campaigns linked to Russia. The “spear phishing” attempts began […]

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Shinzo Abe visits Darwin shrine to Japanese war dead

The submarine was sunk in January 1942, during an attempted attack and remains on the seabed. Darwin was bombed a month later. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited a shrine in Darwin, Australia, commemorating the deaths of 80 Japanese submariners in waters near the city in World War II. Mr. Abe arrived in Darwin […]

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Tijuana mayor: Caravan influx to last at least 6 months

US border inspectors are processing only about 100 asylum claims a day at Tijuana's main crossing to San Diego, creating long waits. With about 3,000 Central American migrants having reached the Mexican border across from California and thousands more anticipated, the mayor of Tijuana said Friday that the city was preparing for an influx that […]