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October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Indian minister says sexual assault allegations against him baseless

MUMBAI: Indian minister M. J. Akbar called the multiple allegations of sexual assault against him “wild and baseless” on Sunday, and said he plans to take legal action against the women who have made the accusations. At least 10 women have gone public in the past week with accounts of having faced inappropriate behaviour and sexual harassment from Akbar

October 11, 2018 12:00 AM Turkish paper names 15 Saudis in Khashoggi case

ISTANBUL: Turkish pro-government newspaper Sabah said on Wednesday it had identified a 15-member intelligence team it said was involved in the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi was last seen a week ago entering the consulate in Istanbul to get documents related to his forthcoming marriage. His fiancée, waiting outside

October 1, 2018 12:00 AM UIPM urges world leaders to mitigate sufferings of minorities

Islamabad: Universal Interfaith Peace Mission, Chairman and Coordinator, United Religions Initiative, Multi Cooperation Circle, Islamabad, Dr Allama GR Chishti has appealed to Prince Ghazi bin Mohammad bin Talal, prime mover of ‘A Common Word Movement’, special envoy to King Abdullah II of Jordan, Bishop William Swing, Head of United Religions Initiative 1

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Russia to give Syria S-300 air defence after accusations against Israel

Russia announced on Monday it will supply an S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria in two weeks against strong Israeli objections, a week after Moscow blamed Israel for indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane in Syria. Last week’s crash, which killed 15 Russian service members, had forced Moscow to take "adequate retaliatory 1

September 16, 2018 12:00 AM Iran accuses French police of slow reaction to attack on its embassy

LONDON: Iran said on Saturday that Kurdish activists attacked its embassy in Paris, breaking windows, and has accused French police of arriving late on the scene. A spokeswoman for the police was unable to comment immediately. Fars news agency reported that around 15 Kurdish activists burned the Iranian flag in front of the embassy during the incident 3

August 29, 2018 12:00 AM North Korea still ‘serious and imminent threat’: Japan

TOKYO: North Korea still poses a "serious and imminent threat", Japan said on Tuesday in its first annual defence review since tensions eased on the Korean peninsula. Japan’s 2018 defence white paper also took aim at China’s rise as a military power, saying Beijing was sparking "strong security concerns in the region and international community, including 3

August 13, 2018 1:03 PM 15 more suspicious accounts uncovered, FIA tells SC

As the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday resumed hearing of a case pertaining to money laundering through fake bank accounts, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) told the court that 15 more accounts linked to a suspicious account in Summit Bank had been uncovered during its investigation. Earlier, the FIA in its probe had unearthed an account flagged in a Suspicious 5

July 22, 2018 12:00 AM Facebook probes whether data firm violated policies

WASHINGTON: Facebook has suspended a Boston analytics firm from its site and says it is investigating whether the company’s contracts with the US government and a Russian non-profit violated policies, the Wall Street Journal reported. The firm, Crimson Hexagon, says its platform allows clients -- which include major US corporations -- to analyze audiences 6

July 21, 2018 12:56 PM US: Nine family members among 17 dead in 'duck boat' tragedy

CHICAGO: Nine members of one family were among 17 people killed when a US tourist boat capsized during a sudden storm on a Missouri lake, relatives told US media on Friday, with accusations they were told there´d be no need for life jackets. The accident occurred Thursday night in full view of witnesses, at least one of whom captured video of the amphibious 8

July 20, 2018 12:00 AM Qatar ploughs ahead with World Cup plans despite crises

DOHA: Last year, Qatar’s finance minister Ali Sharif Al-Emadi said his country was determined to have everything ready for the 2022 World Cup well before fans started landing in the Gulf. “We don’t want to be painting while people arrive in the country,” he said, before going on to reveal Qatar is spending almost $500 million (430 million euros) a week on infrastructure 6