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China advises its tourists to avoid Maldives till politics stabilize

China advises its tourists to avoid Maldives till politics stabilize

Published 05/02/2018

Opposition supporters protest against the government's delay in releasing their jailed leaders, including former president Mohamed Nasheed, despite a Supreme Court order, in Male, Maldives, [more…]

Maldives minister resigns to protest government response to Supreme co

Maldives minister resigns to protest government response to Supreme co

Published 05/02/2018

MALE (Reuters) - The Maldives’ state health minister said on Monday he has resigned from the administration of President Abdulla Yameen in protest against the [more…]

Paris attacks suspect goes on trial in Brussels

Paris attacks suspect goes on trial in Brussels

Published 05/02/2018

A court artist drawing shows Salah Abdeslam, one of the suspects in the 2015 Islamic State attacks in Paris, in court during his trial in [more…]

China rebuffs U.S. criticism of relations with oil-rich Venezuela

China rebuffs U.S. criticism of relations with oil-rich Venezuela

Published 05/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza (2nd L) talks with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi (2nd R) during a meeting at the Ministry [more…]

Man shot and arrested in Iran after trying to break into president’s o

Man shot and arrested in Iran after trying to break into president’s o

Published 05/02/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A man was shot and arrested in Iran after trying to break into president’s office, the deputy governor of Tehran was quoted [more…]

Japanese army helicopter crash sparks fire in residential area

Japanese army helicopter crash sparks fire in residential area

Published 05/02/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese army Apache attack helicopter crashed in western Japan on Monday sparking a fire in a residential area, Japan’s defense minister [more…]

Nightfall in Philippine slum revives specter of deaths in drugs war

Nightfall in Philippine slum revives specter of deaths in drugs war

Published 05/02/2018

A man, whose wife was arrested during an anti-drug operation and has a bout of tuberculosis, coughs outside a window while his daughter plays with [more…]

Philippine senator seeks legislative probe of Duterte’s bank transacti

Philippine senator seeks legislative probe of Duterte’s bank transacti

Published 05/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte Rodrigo Duterte gestures during a news conference on the sidelines of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) [more…]

Tick, tock- calls grow for Thai deputy PM to quit over watch scandal

Tick, tock- calls grow for Thai deputy PM to quit over watch scandal

Published 05/02/2018

REFILE - ADDING DISCLAIMER Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan shields his eyes from the sun and displays a watch he is [more…]

German industrial workers and employers set to resume talks on Monday

German industrial workers and employers set to resume talks on Monday

Published 05/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - Workers of planemaker Airbus stand in front of the main entrance during a 24-hour strike of German Metal Workers Union IG Metall [more…]