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India withdraws security for Kashmiri separatists stoking fears

India withdraws security for Kashmiri separatists stoking fears

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Analysts and pro-Indian political leaders have warned of an escalation in tensions after a decision to withdraw the security detail for top Kashmiri separ...

Haiti officials to lose perks in PM’s response to violent unrest

Haiti officials to lose perks in PM’s response to violent unrest

Government officials in Haiti, one of the world’s poorest countries, will lose their perks under emergency economic and anti-corruption measures announced on Saturday by Prime Minister Jean-Henr...

Israel to withhold millions of dollars in Palestinian funds

Israel to withhold millions of dollars in Palestinian funds

Israel says it will withhold $138m in tax transfers to the Palestinian Authority over payments given to  Palestinians involved in attacks against Israelis. The government’s security cabinet...

Pakistan questions India’s ‘security lapses’ after Kashmir attack

Pakistan questions India’s ‘security lapses’ after Kashmir attack

Modi promised a ‘strong response’ to Pakistan following the deadly car bomb attack [Reuters] Pakistan has hit back at the allegations by India that it is harbouring fighters from the armed...

Iranian FM Zarif says Israel ‘looking for war’

Iranian FM Zarif says Israel ‘looking for war’

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has accused Israel of “looking for war” and warned that its behaviour and that of the United States were increasing the chances of a...

Israeli ‘centrism’ and what it means for Palestinians

Israeli ‘centrism’ and what it means for Palestinians

With less than two months until Israel holds an election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling Likud party is maintaining a strong lead in the opinion polls. His main rival – and cur...

Dutch Palestinians remain disappointed after birthplace ruling

Dutch Palestinians remain disappointed after birthplace ruling

The man whose case led to the Netherlands recognising the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, as official birthplaces, said he is still dissatisfied be...

China, US continue tit-for-tat row over Huawei

China, US continue tit-for-tat row over Huawei

A senior Chinese official has dismissed concerns raised by US Vice President Mike Pence over telecommunications giant Huawei, rejecting allegations the company might covertly collect data and rep...

Nigeria: Opposition parties lambast delayed presidential poll

Nigeria: Opposition parties lambast delayed presidential poll

Abuja, Nigeria – The Nigerian electoral commission says the general elections were postponed by a week because of delays in transporting electoral materials. The chairman of the Indepe...

Syria: Civilians face familiar threats in rebel-held areas

Syria: Civilians face familiar threats in rebel-held areas

Beirut, Lebanon – The last rebel-held enclave was meant to be a safe zone for three million displaced Syrians who fled government-controlled areas fearing arrest, torture or both. But simil...

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