PARIS: France said Friday that “significant” questions remained before a deal on Iran’s nuclear programme can be struck, after its foreign minister met his Iranian counterpart.
McALESTER, Oklahoma: In its first lethal injection since a botched one last year, Oklahoma executed a convicted killer with a three-drug method also used by Florida for a punishment the same night.
NEW DELHI: A woman who was allegedly raped by an Uber taxi driver in India’s capital has hired a prominent lawyer to sue the online-hailing taxi service in US courts.
NANTERRE/PARIS: An armed man was holed up in a post office northwest of Paris on Friday with several hostages, police said, adding there did not appear to be any link to extremist attacks, an official
TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left Tokyo on Friday for a six-day tour of the Middle East, pledging to play a role in regional stability while also pushing Japan’s infrastructure exports.
BANGKOK: Thai authorities have extradited a man convicted of involvement in a bomb attack in India two decades ago, Thai police said on Friday, despite rights groups concerns he could be tortured back
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has outlawed the Taleban-linked Haqqani network, officials said on Friday, days after US Secretary of State John Kerry urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government to fight group
GENEVA: Hundreds of refugees who fled deadly Boko Haram attacks earlier this month are being sent back from Niger to northeastern Nigeria, the UN said Friday, voicing concern the repatriation might no
ROME: Two Italian aid workers abducted in northern Syria last summer arrived on Friday in Rome, where they were welcomed with “relief” a day after their release.
KANO: Boko Haram fighters detained hundreds of women and children at a school in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga after a massive attack earlier this month, one woman who was freed told AFP.
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