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Tuesday, 11 December 2018

World

Iranian diplomat held over ‘bomb plot’

BRUSSELS — An Iranian diplomat was taken into custody in Belgium on Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in an alleged plot to bomb an...

Myanmar arrests journalists

YANGON — Myanmar police Wednesday arrested three journalists after their paper criticized the financial management of Yangon’s government, which is overseen by a protege...

Moon rock up for auction

BOSTON — Anyone who can’t make it to the Moon to gather a few lunar rocks now has the opportunity to buy one right...

Shanghai festival gets record visitors

SHANGHAI — Shanghai Tourism Festival, which concluded on Saturday, saw a record 12.75 million visitors from China and abroad, up by five percent year...

What’s in a name?

MEXICO CITY — Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador launched an online poll Tuesday to choose a name in Spanish for the trade agreement...

Legal pot booms

DELTA — On 17 October, Canada becomes the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace. Uruguay launched legal sales last year,...

Sokor begins naval event sans Japan

Seoul — South Korea on Wednesday kicked off an international fleet review involving 13 nations, after Japan bowed out in protest at Seoul’s demand...

Mass evacuation

KIEV — More than 12,500 people were evacuated on Tuesday in the wake of the fire and explosions at an ammunition depot of the...

A fast and furious hurricane

TALLAHASSEE — Fast and furious Hurricane Michael barreled toward the Florida Panhandle late Tuesday night with 125 mph winds and a potentially catastrophic storm...