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Former Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran
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Former Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran

Gonen Segev. PHOTO: Arutz Sheva A former Israeli government minister who once admitted to trying to smuggle ecstasy tablets has been charged with spying for Iran, Israeli security officials said on Monday. The Shin Bet domestic security agency said former energy minister Gonen Segev was charged on Friday with “offences […]

At least 20 dead in suicide attack on Afghan Taliban, civilians
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At least 20 dead in suicide attack on Afghan Taliban, civilians

An Afghan Taliban militants carries a rocket-propelled as he looks on with residents as they took to the street to celebrate ceasefire on the second day of Eid in the outskirts of Jalalabad on June 16, 2018.<br />Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces hugged and took selfies with each other […]

Thai king granted full ownership of crown billions
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Thai king granted full ownership of crown billions

Thailand's king, Maha Vajiralongkorn<br />Photo: TheStraitTimes Thailand’s king has been granted full ownership of the palace’s multi-billion dollar assets under a law passed last year, according to a rare “explanatory note” published by the financial arm of the powerful but secretive monarchy. King Maha Vajiralongkorn inherited one of the world’s […]

South Korea jails ex-spy chiefs for bribing former president
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South Korea jails ex-spy chiefs for bribing former president

Former South Korean spy chief Lee Byung-kee walks to a prison bus following his verdict at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul on June 15, 2018. Three former South Korean spy chiefs were sentenced to jail on June 15 for bribing disgraced ex-president Park Geun-hye with 3.5 billon won […]

Rohingya refugees land in Myanmar as escape boat breaks up
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Rohingya refugees land in Myanmar as escape boat breaks up

This undated handout picture released by state-run Myanmar News Agency on June 13, 2018 shows a group of Muslim women composed of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis boarding police trucks in Rathedaung township in Rakhine state after their damaged boat ran into trouble off the coast of Rakhine state on June 11, […]

Japan warns US-South Korea drills ‘vital’
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Japan warns US-South Korea drills ‘vital’

Palestinian protestors take cover from tear gas during a demonstration along the border with Israel east of Jabalia in the central Gaza Strip on June 8, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Mohammed ABED US military drills with South Korea and Washington’s troop presence there are “vital” for regional security, Japan […]

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Trump, Kim agree on denuclearization, deal considered symbolic

United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged yesterday to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula while Washington committed to provide security guarantees for its old enemy. The joint statement signed at the end of their historic summit in Singapore gave few details […]

Philippines women’s march tells Duterte ‘enough’
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Philippines women’s march tells Duterte ‘enough’

Female protesters march on the streets of Manila on Independence Day to accept Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's challenge to resign if women protest regarding Duterte kissing a married Filipina in South Korea on June 12, 2018. At least 1,000 women took to the streets of Manila to voice their anger […]

Landslides kill 12 as monsoon batters Rohingya refugees
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Landslides kill 12 as monsoon batters Rohingya refugees

(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 06, 2017, Rohingya Muslim refugees take shelter from the rain during a food distribution at Nayapara refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district. The first monsoon rains have pounded camps in Bangladesh housing around a million Rohingya refugees, triggering floods and landslides but […]

Lebanese man stranded for 42 days in Ecuador airport
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Lebanese man stranded for 42 days in Ecuador airport

Jose Joaquin de Olmedo airport.<br />Photo: Wikipedia A Lebanese man has been stuck in immigration purgatory at an airport in Ecuador for 42 days after losing his passport and being returned there from Spain. Nizam Hussein Shalak, 56, who does not speak Spanish, has been residing in the international terminal […]

New UN envoy to pay first visit to Myanmar
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New UN envoy to pay first visit to Myanmar

The United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths speaks to the press before his departure at Sanaa international airport, on June 5, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED HUWAIS The new UN envoy for Myanmar, Christine Schraner Burgener, will pay her first visit to the country beginning Tuesday, holding […]

Landslide kills Rohingya boy as monsoon hits refugee camps
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Landslide kills Rohingya boy as monsoon hits refugee camps

(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 12, 2017, a Rohingya refugee child carrries water during rain in a refugee camp at Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district. The first monsoon rains have pounded camps in Bangladesh housing around a million Rohingya refugees, triggering floods and landslides but […]