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3000 Foreigners Arrested in Biggest-Ever Human Trafficking Case

Human Trafficking

KUWAIT CITY – Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior has issued an order to arrest 2,900 foreigners of various nationalities in the biggest-ever human trafficking case in the country’s history, Middle East Monitor reported Friday. According to Kuwait News Agency, over the past few days, the Ministry took into custody around 90 …

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US Midterm Elections: Early Voter Turnout Surging in Several Key States

CALIFORNIA – If trends continue, turnout could beat the 49% recorded in 1966, a number that has not been surpassed since in a midterm, early voter turnout is surging in several key US states, suggesting more Americans may cast their ballots in this year’s midterm elections compared to previous years, …

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Pakistan, China are ‘All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partners’: Qureshi

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday said that Pakistan and China are “all-weather strategic cooperative partners. According to Pakistan Today, Qureshi was chairing a preparatory meeting via video conference with the Pakistani ambassador to China regarding the Prime Minister Imran Khan’s upcoming visit to the country. …

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Oil Prices Climb for First Time in Three Days, But Trade War Fears Drag

Oil prices

TOKYO – Oil prices climbed for the first time in three days on Wednesday, but rising supply and fears over the outlook for demand amid the US-China trade war kept pressure on the market, Reuters reported. The website said, that Brent crude futures had gained 52 cents, or 0.7 percent, …

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UNSC to Hold a session on Ukraine Issues

UNSC

UNITED NATIONS – The UN Security Council today will hold a session dedicated to the situation on the occupied territories, UN official website said Tuesday. The Spokesperson of the Permanent Representation of Ukraine to the UN, “Oleg Nikolenko” wrote on his Facebook profile, that the UN Security Council was to …

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Russia Plans Missile-Firing Exercise Off Norway Amid NATO Drills

Missile

STOCKHOLM, Norway – The Russian Navy plans to test missiles in international waters off Norway’s coast this week, Norwegian and NATO officials say, as the Western military alliance conducts its largest military exercise since the end of the Cold War, Daily Sabah reported on Tuesday. The alliance was informed last …

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South Korean Court Orders Japan Firm to Compensate Labors

South Korean

SEOUL – South Korean Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a lower court ruling from several years ago that ordered a Japanese steel firm to compensate four South Koreans who were victims of forced labor during Japanese colonial rule, Kyodo News reported Tuesday. According to the South Korean news agency, Nippon …

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Top U.S., South Korean Officials Playing Role for North Korea Talks

North Korea

SEOUL – The top U.S. envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, sought to inject momentum to nuclear talks with Pyongyang, saying he is “absolutely certain” that Washington and Seoul can work together to achieve their objective of denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, Reuters said Monday. Biegun was in Seoul to …

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Lion Air Plane Crashes Into Sea with 189 on Board

Lion Air

JAKARTA – Lion Air passenger flight, with 189 on board, crashed into the sea on Monday morning after minutes of take-off, Indonesia’s search and rescue agency said. The flight that took off from Jakarta to the city of Pangkal Pinang off the island of Sumatra crashed into the sea. A …

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