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Saudi Arabia using US-made cluster bombs in Yemen: HRW

Human Rights Watch (HR) has criticized the US for selling cluster munitions to Saudi Arabia, urging Riyadh to stop using such banned arms that leave behind unexploded sub-munitions and endanger civilians. On Friday, Steve Goose, arms director at HRW and chair of the Cluster Munition Coalition, an international coalition of groups working to ...

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‘Unfair to compare Kohli with Tendulkar’

NEW DELHI: Veteran left-hander Yuvraj Singh feels India Test captain Virat Kohli is the best batsman of this generation but deemed it unfair to compare him with Sachin Tendulkar as he feels that it will take a lot more hard work from the Delhi lad to match the maestro’s legacy. ...

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British economic growth ‘near stalling’: Report

British economic growth slowed in April and is “near stalling”, partly due to consumer uncertainty over the EU referendum about UK membership, according to a new survey. London-based Markit, a global financial information and services company, said its Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) surveys for last month pointed to growth of ...

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Trump would leak classified intelligence: US senator

US Senator Chris Murphy has attacked Donald Trump, the Republican Party’s presumptive presidential nominee, saying Trump would leak classified intelligence if he thought he could gain political advantage. “He wouldn’t think twice of taking classified information and putting it out in the public realm if he thought it served his ...

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US irked by Assad’s call for Aleppo victory

The United States has vented anger over the Syrian leader’s emphasis on victory against militants in the city of Aleppo and countrywide, urging Russia to curb Damascus. On Thursday, US State Department spokesman Mark Toner demonstrated Washington’s ire over Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s recent statement, saying, “Again, this is someone ...

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Daesh bomber kills 5 in western Libyan town

A Tunisian bomber with the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group has rammed his explosive-laden vehicle into a checkpoint in western Libya, killing five people. The group claimed responsibility for the Thursday bombing near the town of Abu-Qrain, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from the city of Misrata, identifying the attacker as Khabab ...

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