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Who has submitted letters of no confidence in UK PM May?

LONDON: Some lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party have said they have submitted letters of no confidence in the British leader. A leadership challenge is triggered if 48 Conservatives write such letters to the…

Three tiger cubs killed by Indian train

NEW DELHI: Three eight-month-old tiger cubs have been killed by a train in western India, forest rangers said Friday. "The cubs were hit by a train early on Thursday and their mangled remains were recovered and sent for post-mortem,"…

Tajikistan launches giant dam to end power shortage

ROGUN: Tajikistan on Friday inaugurated a $3.9 billion hydro-electric power plant, a mega project that will enable the impoverished country to eliminate domestic energy shortages and export electricity to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Built…

Julian Assange charged in US: WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who was behind a massive dump of classified US documents in 2010, has been charged in the United States, WikiLeaks said Thursday. Prosecutors revealed the existence of the sealed indictment inadvertently…

Saudi crown prince exonerated in Khashoggi murder case

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia Thursday called for the death penalty against five people accused of murdering journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, but absolved the crown prince of any blame. Khashoggi, the Washington…

India braces for cyclone, puts navy on alert

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NEW DELHI: Tens of thousands of rescue personnel were on standby and many more people were evacuated in southern India on Thursday as authorities braced for the arrival of Cyclone Gaja. Schools were shut and fishing barred on the…