برچسب مطالب ‘wednesday-’

Gun megastore plan in New Zealand’s Christchurch sparks backlash: media

New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, has aroused concern with plans for a mega store in the South Island city, media said on Wednesday.

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International court to rule on India-Pakistan spy drama

The International Court of Justice in the Hague is set to hand down its verdict on Wednesday in an unusually contentious case involving India and Pakistan over Islamabad’s allegations of spying by an Indian.

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Japan police search home of attacker behind mass stabbing that killed two including child

Japanese police on Wednesday (May 29) searched the home of the man behind a stabbing rampage in the town of Kawasaki a day earlier that killed two people, including a child.

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Political chaos results in fall of Papua New Guinea PM

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill formally resigned on Wednesday after losing the support of parliament during weeks of political turmoil in the South Pacific island nation.

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‘Vast’ far-right disinformation networks discovered in EU

Fake news, fake quotes, and movie clips presented as proof of migrant misdeeds are only some of the tactics used by far-right Facebook pages, activists from the US-based Avaaz movement said while presenting a new report on Wednesday.

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‘Good to see you’: US, Chinese negotiators resume trade talks

Top US and Chinese trade negotiators resumed talks on Wednesday as they an eye an endgame to a months-long dispute that has hit businesses with bruising tariffs.

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Japan’s new emperor wishes for world peace upon taking throne

Crown Prince Naruhito ascended to Japan’s Chrysanthemum Throne at midnight Wednesday, marking the beginning of the new Reiwa era.

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Death toll rises to 359 in Sri Lanka bombings, more arrested

The death toll from the Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 359 and more suspects have been arrested, police said Wednesday.

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New Zealand, France team up to tackle extreme violence, terrorism on social media in wake of mosque shootings

In the wake of the Christchurch attack, New Zealand said on Wednesday that it would work with France in an effort to stop social media from being used to promote terrorism and violent extremism.

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Crashed F-35 was the first one assembled by Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy – official

The Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft that crashed over the Pacific Ocean near northern Japan was the first one to have been assembled by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, an Air Self Defence Force official told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Japan, US to continue discussion on Iran sanctions after latest talks

Japan and the US will continue discussions on Iranian sanctions after the latest round of talks, a Japanese government official said Wednesday, which comes after Japanese refiners have already suspended loadings of Iranian oil ahead of the country’s sanctions waiver expiry in early May.

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SDF militia predicts ISIL’s last fight to end imminently

A ferocious assault continued on ISIL’s final enclave on Wednesday as thousands of fighters and their families poured out of the besieged Syrian town of Baghouz.

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Oil prices rise on OPEC supply cuts, U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela

Oil prices rose on Wednesday, pushed up by ongoing supply cuts from producer cartel OPEC and U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela.

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No deal Brexit is still possible, even if lawmakers vote against it

Theresa May will have woken up Wednesday morning hoping she has won back something she lost last night: Her voice.

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France’s President to Make Official Visit to Ethiopia

France”s President Emmanuel Macron will arrive in Addis Ababa Wednesday to begin a two-day official visit to Ethiopia.

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