Thursday, July 19, 2018 | 5:57 PM


Obama delivers veiled rebuke to Trump in Mandela address

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

In his highest profile speech since leaving office, former US President Barack Obama has denounced the policies of President Donald Trump without mentioning his name, taking aim at the “politics of fear, resentment, retrenchment,” and decrying leaders who are caught lying and “just double down and lie some more.”

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Myanmar urged to address illegal land confiscations

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Human Rights Watch has called on authorities in Myanmar to compensate for illegally confiscated land and reform laws to protect farmers.

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Iran 'preparing' to enrich uranium if nuclear deal fails

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Iran is ready to boost its uranium enrichment to higher levels if talks fail with Europe on salvaging the nuclear deal, a top official said on Tuesday.

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15 Afghan Taliban killed in attack by suspected IS rivals

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Suspected Islamic State militants attacked Taliban fighters attending a funeral in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday and killed at least 15 in the latest violence between the rival groups.

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UN warns of 'precarious' situation in Gaza

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The United Nations says that the freshly imposed restriction by Israel on Gaza risk causing a "dramatic deterioration" in the enclave's humanitarian conditions.

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'Shameful': US lawmakers blast Trump over Putin summit

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Donald Trump returned late on Monday from his European tour to face ire in Washington, where US intelligence officials and senior Republicans were denouncing the president as “shameful” and “disgraceful” after he refused to challenge Russian leader Vladimir Putin over interference in American elections.

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