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LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday that any future troop drawdowns in Afghanistan were “not necessarily” linked to a deal with Taliban insurgents, suggesting some lowering of force levels may happen irrespective of the ongoing peace push. “I feel confident that we could reduce our numbers in Afghanistan and still
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PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha will face trial on treason charges after investigators found enough evidence to proceed with the case, a court said on Monday. Kem Sokha was arrested in 2017 and his opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) banned ahead of an election last year that was condemned by
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CAIRO (Reuters) – Lebanon’s petrol stations syndicate chief announced on Friday night that the union will suspend its strike starting tonight, state news agency (NNA) quoted Sami al-Brax as saying. Lebanese daily Al-Nahar cited al-Brax saying the union was suspending its strike to hold talks with authorities and added the syndicate would have a meeting
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LONDON (AP): British police say several people have been stabbed near the London Bridge, and a man has been detained. The news came after witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area. Sky News reported that police had shot the apparent attacker. The Metropolitan Police force said officers were called Friday (Nov 29) afternoon “to a
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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A group of Chileans who claim to have suffered eye trauma in confrontations with the security forces rallied outside the presidential palace on Thursday to call for President Sebastian Pinera to “take responsibility” for human rights violations during the ongoing protests. The group´s coordinator Marta Valdes Recabarren, whose 17-year-old son Edgardo partially
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Malaysian Meteorological Department has issued a yellow weather alert in almost all areas throughout Kelantan and Terengganu, as well as several districts in Pahang following the east wind surge expected in the region from Monday (Nov 25), which can bring continuous heavy rainfall. Its director-general Jailan Simon said the areas involved
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PETALING JAYA: Several roads in Brickfields will be closed for about five hours from 1pm Sunday (Nov 24) for the Hindraf 2.0 peaceful assembly to commemorate the group’s 12th anniversary. Stretches affected include Jalan Thamby Abdullah towards Little India, Lengkok Thamby Abdullah to Jalan Tun Sambanthan and Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad to Jalan Tun Sambanthan.
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