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Sweden ready to use force against suspected submarine

STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s armed forces chief warned Tuesday it could use force to bring to the surface a suspected Russian mini-submarine its navy has been hunting for days.



Philippines: Anger as US Marine in murder case snubs summons

OLONGAPO: A US Marine accused of murdering a person in the Philippines snubbed a summons by prosecutors Tuesday, sparking outrage by the victim’s family who said they feared he would evade justice.



Sri Lankan snap polls cast doubt on Pope’s visit

COLOMBO: The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka on Tuesday asked the government to clarify its plans for a snap presidential polls, amid fears the polls will scupper a planned visit by the Pope.



Pakistan Taleban sack spokesman for IS vow

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani Taleban have sacked the movement’s influential spokesman, according to a statement received by Reuters on Tuesday, in a sign of growing divisions within the deeply fractured g



Canadian soldier in apparent IS attack dies

OTTAWA: One of two Canadian soldiers run down by a car driven by a suspected Islamic State (IS) militant has died, police said on Tuesday, the first such incident in Canada since the country joined th




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