برچسب مطالب ‘tuesday-’

Brazil police arrest former governor of Parana in corruption probe

Brazilian police have arrested Beto Richa, the former governor of the southern state of Paraná, as part of an investigation into wrongdoing involving a government program aimed at bolstering policing in rural areas of the state, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

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UN Syria envoy meets Iran, Russia, Turkey diplomats

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on Tuesday continued to meet diplomats from Iran, Russia and Turkey in Geneva to discuss the process of moving forward to end the Syrian conflict with constitution-related discussions.

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US Sanction on Iran Pushes Crude Oil Price to $78

Crude oil price on Tuesday rose to over $78 per barrel as United States sanctions squeezed Iranian crude exports, tightening global supply despite efforts by Washington to get other producers to increase output.

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Afghan policeman launched attack that killed American soldier, US official says

An attack on U.S. troops in Afghanistan that killed one American was carried out by a member of the Afghan national police who is now in Afghan government custody, a U.S. official said Tuesday.

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Officials from Russia, Turkey, Iran to meet in Geneva

In a new UN-led effort to move forward the process to end the Syrian conflict, senior officials from Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet in Geneva next week for constitution-related discussions, the UN special envoy on Syria said Tuesday.

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Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader

The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan’s most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their allies the Afghan Taliban announced Tuesday.

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German far-left politician launches ‘Stand up’ movement

A German far-left politician will launch on Tuesday a cross-party movement called “Stand up”, modelled on the populist campaigns of US Senator Bernie Sanders and Britain’s Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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U.N. Experts Say all Sides Involved in Yemen’s Civil War May Have Committed War Crimes

U.N. experts said Tuesday that evidence “strongly suggests” the governments of Yemen, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have perpetrated human rights abuses “that may amount to war crimes” during Yemen’s civil war, including torture, sexual violence, conscription of child soldiers, and targeting of civilians.

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Iran Maintains Presence in Syria

Iran will maintain its military presence in Syria despite U.S. pressure for its withdrawal, a senior Iranian official said on Tuesday, revealing more details about a military cooperation deal that Tehran and Damascus signed this week.

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Russia to hold biggest military drills since Cold War

Russia will flex its military muscles and hold the biggest war games since the Cold War era next month, including almost 300,000 troops and 1,000 aircraft, the Russian defense ministry said Tuesday, leading NATO to warn of a “more assertive Russia.”

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North Korean threat remains despite summit pledge, Japan says

Japan needs to bolster its missile defences and its alliance with the United States, its government stressed Tuesday in an annual defence review that judged North Korea to still be a serious threat that has not taken concrete steps to denuclearize.

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China, El Salvador establish ties in fresh defeat for Taiwan

China and El Salvador established diplomatic relations Tuesday as the Central American nation ditched Taiwan in yet another victory for Beijing in its campaign to isolate the island.

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Australian prime minister calls for party unity after leadership challenge

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on his government on Tuesday to unite or risk defeat at the next election as the embattled leader looks to cement his position after surviving a leadership challenge.

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Italy Holds National Day of Mourning for Bridge Collapse Victims

It’s Italy’s national day of mourning Saturday after the collapse of the Morandi highway bridge Tuesday in the port city of Genoa killed 42 people.

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EU steps up legal action against Poland over judicial independence

The European Commission took another step in its infringement procedure against Poland over the rule of law Tuesday, pursuing efforts to protect the independence of the Polish Supreme Court.

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At least 25 civilians killed, injured in Saudi-led airstrikes on Hodeida

At least 25 civilians, including women and children, were killed and injured on Tuesday, when the warplanes of the US-backed Saudi-led coalition launched airstrikes in Hodeida province, a security official said.

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