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Russian court places regional governor in pre-trial detention on murder charges

Russian court places regional governor in pre-trial detention on murder charges

A Russian court on Friday ordered that a regional governor who beat a ruling party candidate in a 2018 election be held in pre-trial detention, charged with organising the murder of several entrepreneurs 15 years ago.

Japan's ruling bloc set for upper house majority, may get two-third, says exit poll

Japan's ruling bloc set for upper house majority, may get two-third, says exit poll

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is set to keep a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday and with allies could seal the two-thirds majority

Japan PM Abe mulls snap election amid North Korea crisis

Japan PM Abe mulls snap election amid North Korea crisis

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering calling a snap election amid the North Korean nuclear crisis, local media reported Tuesday, citing his party's top official.

Israel threatens pre-emptive Sinai strikes

Israel threatens pre-emptive Sinai strikes

A senior military officer has said Israel could attack militants affiliated to the Islamic State group in neighbouring Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.