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Australian justice minister denies UK citizenship

Australian justice minister denies UK citizenship

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Keenan says he relinquished dual citizenship in 2004 Australian Justice Minister Michael Keenan has denied he is a British dual citizen, after becoming the latest figure caught up in a political saga. Australian MPs and senators are not allowed to hold dual citizenship. Five other Australian politicians are […]

Philippine drug war sees ‘bloodiest night’ of deaths

Philippine drug war sees ‘bloodiest night’ of deaths

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The campaign has attracted intense international criticism Philippine police have killed 32 people in drug raids, thought to be the highest death toll in a single day in the country’s war on drugs. The raids took place over 24 hours on Tuesday in Bulacan province, north of the capital […]

Philippine drug war sees ‘bloodiest night’ of deaths

Philippine drug war sees ‘bloodiest night’ of deaths

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The campaign has attracted intense international criticism Philippine police have killed 32 people in drug raids, thought to be the highest death toll in a single day in the country’s war on drugs. The raids took place over 24 hours on Tuesday in Bulacan province, north of the capital […]

Philippine drug war sees ‘bloodiest night’ of deaths

Philippine drug war sees ‘bloodiest night’ of deaths

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The campaign has attracted intense international criticism Philippine police have killed 32 people in drug raids, thought to be the highest death toll in a single day in the country’s war on drugs. The raids took place over 24 hours on Tuesday in Bulacan province, north of the capital […]

India and China troops clash along Himalayan border

India and China troops clash along Himalayan border

Image copyright AFP Image caption Tension escalates again between India and China along disputed border A confrontation occurred between Indian and Chinese soldiers along a disputed border in the western Himalayas, Indian officials said on Tuesday. The PTI news agency said soldiers threw stones, causing minor injuries to both sides, as Chinese troops tried to […]

Floods in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh leave 250 dead

More than 250 people have died after relentless monsoon rains caused flooding in India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Millions of people have been marooned and the authorities are struggling to reach some areas. Here, a man crosses flood waters in the Saptari District of Nepal. Floods in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh leave 250 dead}

Indian woman ‘boycotted’ over support for Dalit farmer

Indian woman ‘boycotted’ over support for Dalit farmer

An Indian woman in the southern state of Telangana says she is being “socially ostracised” because she supported a farmer from the Dalit (formerly untouchable) community. Sama Indira, 50, from the upper caste Reddys, says her community association has imposed a fine of 5,000 rupees ($78; £60) on anyone who talks to her. Police said […]

Philippine drug war sees ‘bloodiest night’ of deaths

Philippine drug war sees ‘bloodiest night’ of deaths

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The campaign has attracted intense international criticism Philippine police have killed 32 people in drug raids, thought to be the highest death toll in a single day in the country’s war on drugs. The raids took place over 24 hours on Tuesday in Bulacan province, north of the capital […]

Indian woman ‘boycotted’ over support to Dalit farmer

Indian woman ‘boycotted’ over support to Dalit farmer

An Indian woman in the southern state of Telangana says she is being “socially ostracised” because she supported a farmer from the Dalit (formerly untouchable) community. Sama Indira, 50, from the upper caste Reddys, says her community association has imposed a fine of 5,000 rupees ($78; £60) on anyone who talks to her. Police said […]

N Korea leader ‘briefed’ on Guam plan but opts to wait

N Korea leader ‘briefed’ on Guam plan but opts to wait

Image copyright Reuters Image caption North Korean state media released photos of Kim Jong-un apparently reviewing military documents North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reviewed plans to fire missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam but will hold off, state media said. Although prepared for “the enveloping fire at Guam”, the North said it […]