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  1. Suspect Released in London Underground Attack Probe

    09.21 / 18:54 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - World
    British police on Thursday released a man arrested in connection with the bombing of a London Underground train last week, leaving five suspects in custody over the…
  2. EU Agrees on New Sanctions against N. Korea

    09.21 / 18:09 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - World
    The EU agreed Thursday on new sanctions against North Korea, diplomatic sources told AFP, as the international community steps up efforts to punish the pariah state for its nuclear weapons…
  3. Trump Says U.S. to Target Firms Doing Business with N. Korea

    09.21 / 17:45 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - World
    U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday paved the way for sanctions against foreign companies doing business with North Korea, a dramatic ratcheting up of pressure on the regime. Tightening an economic noose around  the Pyongyang regime, Trump said he had signed an executive order allowing sanctions against "individuals and companies that finance and facilitate trade with North …
  4. Turkey Jails 14 Lawyers Representing Imprisoned Hunger Strikers

    09.21 / 15:52 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - World
    A Turkish court on Thursday jailed on terror charges 14 lawyers representing two detained teachers who have been on hunger strike for six months after being sacked in a mass…
  5. Catalan Govt. Says Referendum Plans Have Been Dealt a Blow

    09.21 / 14:11 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - World
    The Catalan government acknowledged Thursday that its plans to hold an independence referendum on October 1 had been dealt a blow by a crackdown by Spanish authorities against the vote which Madrid deems…
  6. Watchdog: Nuclear Warheads Still Building Up in 4 Countries

    09.21 / 11:46 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - World
    The global number of nuclear warheads dropped last year, but it seems China, India, North Korea and Pakistan are expanding the size of their atomic arsenals, a Swedish arms watchdog said Thursday. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute says developments in North Korea's nuclear program "contributed to international political instability with potentially serious knock-on…
  7. Thousands Rally For and Against Philippines' Duterte

    09.21 / 10:59 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - World
    Thousands of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's critics and supporters held rival rallies Thursday, taking emotional national debates over his deadly drug war and martial-law threats to the…
  8. Le Pen's Top Aide Quits amid French Far-Right Infighting

    09.21 / 09:38 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - World
    A top aide to French far-right leader Marine Le Pen quit the National Front on Thursday, laying bare a deep split over Europe and immigration after the party's election defeat this…
  9. Militants Planned to Target Malaysian Beer Fest

    09.21 / 09:26 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - World
    Malaysian police said Thursday militants had been planning to target a beer festival in the capital Kuala Lumpur which was cancelled after protests from Islamists. The Better Beer Festival, due to take place on October 6 and 7, was scrapped this week after an influential Islamic party warned it could turn the city into "the biggest centre of vice in…
  10. Grenade Attack on Minister Kills Three in Indian Kashmir

    09.21 / 09:04 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - World
    Suspected militants fired a grenade Thursday at the motorcade of a local politician in Indian-administered Kashmir, killing three bystanders and wounding at least 20 others, police…
  11. Man Sets Himself on Fire Outside New Zealand Parliament

    09.21 / 07:58 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - World
    A man who set himself on fire outside New Zealand's parliament was in a critical condition Thursday, police said, just two days before the country's general…