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Second Rohingya group set to be deported to Myanmar

Second Rohingya group set to be deported to Myanmar

GUWAHATI: Police on Thursdaytook a Rohingya Muslim family of five to the border by bus,readying to deport them to neighbouring as the second such group expelled in four months during a crackdown on illegal immigrants. The Rohingya are regarded as illegal aliens in India and are considered as a security […]

US warns Iran against space launches, ballistic missiles

US warns Iran against space launches, ballistic missiles

The United States issued a pre-emptive warning to Iran on Thursday against pursuing three planned space rocket launches, which it said would violate a UN Security Council resolution related to its ballistic missile activity. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran had announced plans to launch in the coming months […]

600,000 security personnel deployed for Bangladesh vote marred by violence

600,000 security personnel deployed for Bangladesh vote marred by violence

DHAKA: tightened security Saturday for an election expected to see Prime Minister win a record fourth term but dominated by opposition claims that they have been shackled by a government clampdown. Authorities have deployed around 600,000 police, army and other security forces ahead of Sunday‘s vote, a senior official said, […]

Weakened Bangladesh opposition hopes for change in Sunday‘s election

Weakened Bangladesh opposition hopes for change in Sunday‘s election

DHAKA: Campaigning for ‘s general election at the weekend ended on Friday after weeks of violence, mainly against workers and officials from an opposition alliance, that has been criticised by the United States and others. Prime Minister ‘s Awami League is seeking its third straight term in Sunday‘s election against […]

Actress Angelina Jolie hints at a career change ? as a politician

Actress Angelina Jolie hints at a career change ? as a politician

Angelina Jolie hinted on Friday that she might one day enter politics, as she urged global leaders to do more to help refugees and women in conflict. Asked whether she was moving towards a political career, the Hollywood star, an envoy for the United Nations? refugee agency who has also […]