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Brexit Party pledges ‘political revolution’

Brexit Party pledges ‘political revolution’

Nigel Farage has urged voters to elect at least some Brexit party candidates to “hold Boris Johnson to his word” during the launch of a slimline election policy platform based on political changes, lower immigration levels and spending funded by a “Brexit dividend”.

Strasbourg opens famed market a year after attack

Strasbourg opens famed market a year after attack

The celebrated Christmas market in France’s eastern city of Strasbourg opened for another festive season yesterday, with shopkeepers and visitors vowing not to be cowed by an attack last year by a radical Islamist gunman that killed five people.

Principal, head suspended over Kerala student’s death

Principal, head suspended over Kerala student’s death

The principal and headmaster of the state-run SVHS School, where a 10-year-old student on Wednesday died after bitten by a snake in the classroom, have been suspended.

First-aid workers slam medic arrests at Hong Kong campus

First-aid workers slam medic arrests at Hong Kong campus

Hong Kong medical workers yesterday expressed outrage over the arrests this week of a number of colleagues at a university campus occupied by pro-democracy protesters, and called on the government to allow them to do their jobs.

South Korea reverses decision on intelligence deal with Japan

South Korea reverses decision on intelligence deal with Japan

South Korea yesterday said it would not suspend its intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, in a dramatic, last-minute reversal that signalled a breakthrough after months of frigid relations over their painful wartime history.

Uddhav unanimous choice for Maharashtra CM: Pawar

Uddhav unanimous choice for Maharashtra CM: Pawar

A crucial two-hour long meeting of the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress concluded here yesterday evening with a call to Sena president Uddhav Thackeray to accept the post of Maharashtra chief minister.

Lanka president to call snap parliamentary poll in March

Lanka president to call snap parliamentary poll in March

Sri Lanka’s new president said yesterday that he will call a snap parliamentary election in March following his sweeping victory at the weekend.

From 10¢ to $1.3mn, first Marvel comic sets record

From 10¢ to $1.3mn, first Marvel comic sets record

The first comic book produced by Marvel, the famed US publisher behind Spider-Man, the X-Men and the Avengers, went under the hammer on Thursday, fetching a record $1.26mn, Heritage Auctions said.

Trump accuses impeachment witness of lying

Trump accuses impeachment witness of lying

President Donald Trump has accused a witness in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of lying and offered an explanation for his controversial use of his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine policy, saying that Giuliani’s crime-fighting abilities were needed to deal with a corrupt country.

Robredo will stay in post despite criticism

Robredo will stay in post despite criticism

Despite criticisms from various quarters and President Rodrigo Duterte’s comment, “I distrust her,” Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo will not turn her back on her post as co-chairman of the Inter-Agency Committee Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD).

Dutch gov't wins appeal against IS children repatriation

Dutch gov't wins appeal against IS children repatriation

The Dutch appeals court on Friday overturned a ruling saying the government must help repatriate the children of women who joined the Islamic State group in Syria.

Angry hornets kill three in Indonesia

Angry hornets kill three in Indonesia

Three people have been killed by swarms of angry hornets in Indonesia over the past two weeks, a health agency official said Friday

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