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UK’s May to chair Cobra meeting to tackle oil tanker seizure crisis

07 July, 2019 9:57 am 9:57 am

LONDON (Web Desk) – Britain Prime minister Theresa May will chair the government’s emergency committee Cobra on Monday after a British-flagged tanker was seized by Iran in the Gulf. May is expected to receive updates from ministers and officials and discuss maintaining the security of shipping in the area. It comes amid reports ministers are … Read More



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Pakistan to not leave Afghan refugees alone in crisis: Shehryar

07 July, 2019 3:18 pm 3:18 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – State Minister for Frontier Regions Shehryar Khan Afridi on Thursday said that Pakistan would not leave Afghan refugees alone in difficult time. Addressing Afghan refugees during his visit to Khazana camp in Peshawar, the state minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan always spoke about the rights of Afghan’s people. Shehryar Afridi … Read More



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Donald Trump wades into Brexit crisis as he arrives for state visit

06 June, 2019 1:18 pm 1:18 pm

STANSTED, England (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a state visit, with his interventions on Brexit, outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May’s successor and a row over China’s Huawei set to overshadow the pomp and a banquet with Queen Elizabeth. Trump and his wife, Melania, will be treated to a … Read More



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Why US-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis

05 May, 2019 10:35 pm 10:35 pm

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Three years ago, when the military of Iran captured 10 US sailors after they mistakenly strayed into Iranian waters, US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif jumped on the phone in minutes and worked out the sailors’ release in hours. “No,” Zarif said in a … Read More



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Climate, conflicts set to plunge millions into food crisis

04 April, 2019 9:21 am 9:21 am

ROME (Reuters) – Food crises will affect tens of millions of people across the world this year, researchers warned, after war, extreme weather and economic woes in 2018 left more than 113 million in dire need of help. Conflict and insecurity were responsible for the desperate situation faced by 74 million people, or two-thirds of … Read More



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Trump cuts aid to Central American countries as migrant crisis deepens

03 March, 2019 8:36 am 8:36 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US government cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras after President Donald Trump blasted the Central American countries for sending migrants to the United States and threatened to shutter the US-Mexico border. A surge of asylum seekers from the three countries have sought to enter the United States across the … Read More



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UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya relocation to island

03 March, 2019 9:18 pm 9:18 pm

YANGON (Reuters) – The United Nations is making plans to help Bangladesh relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote island off its coast, documents seen by Reuters show, a move opposed by many refugees and that some human rights experts fear could spark a new crisis. Bangladesh says transporting refugees to Bhasan Char – … Read More



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