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Assange hearing  to be split in two parts

Assange hearing to be split in two parts

The London hearing to decide whether WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange can be extradited to the US to face charges including spying will be split in two, with the second half delayed until May, a judge ruled yesterday.

Angola may seek arrest warrant for dos Santos

Angola may seek arrest warrant for dos Santos

Angola could issue an international arrest warrant for billionaire Isabel dos Santos if she fails to co-operate with a fraud investigation in which she has been named as a suspect, its chief prosecutor was quoted as saying.

US’s Mnuchin tells Thunberg to go ‘study economics’ in Davos spat

US’s Mnuchin tells Thunberg to go ‘study economics’ in Davos spat

The United States’ financial chief has told Swedish teen Greta Thunberg to go study before calling for a fossil fuel halt, prompting the climate campaigner to reply it doesn’t “take a degree” to understand the science.

Democrats try to get Republicans to join impeachment push

Democrats try to get Republicans to join impeachment push

Democrats resumed their arguments yesterday at US President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial for removing him from office, but his fellow Republicans gave scant indication of relenting in their resistance to the Democratic case.

Putin calls for summit of key UNSC members

Putin calls for summit of key UNSC members

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a summit of leaders of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (UNSC), to “defend peace” in the face of global instability.

PM: US, UN intervention needed on Kashmir issue

PM: US, UN intervention needed on Kashmir issue

Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again called upon US President Donald Trump and the United Nations to intervene for resolution of outstanding Kashmir dispute.

Hundreds of migrants cross over into Mexico

Hundreds of migrants cross over into Mexico

Hundreds of Central Americans crossed the Guatemalan border into Mexico early yesterday, testing the Mexican government’s resolve to stem the movement of people north under pressure from the US.

Top UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

Top UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

The UN’s highest court ordered Myanmar yesterday to do everything in its power to prevent the alleged genocide of Rohingya Muslims, as international justice stepped into the crisis for the first time.

China orders lockdown of two cities at virus epicentre

China orders lockdown of two cities at virus epicentre

Wuhan shuts transport links, outgoing flights; Authorities investigating origin of virus; WHO describes Wuhan lockdown of 11mn as ‘unprecedented’

Risky to shut out any 5G provider completely: Merkel

Risky to shut out any 5G provider completely: Merkel

Diversification is crucial to ensuring a country's security in the rollout of 5G mobile technology and shunning one supplier altogether risks being counterproductive, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said ...

Chinese cities sealed off over virus as lid put on New Year revelry

Chinese cities sealed off over virus as lid put on New Year revelry

Three more cities in China's Hubei province said on Thursday that they have imposed travel bans as a new virus that has infected hundreds of people continues to spread from the province's capital city of Wuhan.

Shooting in Seattle leaves one dead, 7 injured, including 9-year-old

Shooting in Seattle leaves one dead, 7 injured, including 9-year-old

A Wednesday night shooting in the west coast US city of Seattle left a woman dead and seven others injured, including a 9-year-old boy, with the suspect or suspects still at large ...

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