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In Hiroshima, pope assails ‘crime’ of nuclear weapons
World

In Hiroshima, pope assails ‘crime’ of nuclear weapons

Pope Francis Sunday described the use of nuclear bombs as “a crime”, as he took his appeal for an end…
Yemenis go solar amid war energy shortage
Middle East

Yemenis go solar amid war energy shortage

ANAA (Reuters) – When electricity was cut to Yemen’s capital four years ago after war broke out, Ebrahim al-Faqih saw…
Afghan capital’s air pollution may be even deadlier than war
Middle East

Afghan capital’s air pollution may be even deadlier than war

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Yousuf fled with his family from his home in eastern Afghanistan eight years ago to escape…
Uniqlo ad sparks protest, parody as South Korea-Japan dispute flares
World

Uniqlo ad sparks protest, parody as South Korea-Japan dispute flares

SEOUL (Reuters) – A commercial by Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo has stirred a consumer backlash in South Korea amid accusations…
Swiss exhibit catalogues draw of war, desire for peace
World

Swiss exhibit catalogues draw of war, desire for peace

Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” and a 4,500-year-old peace treaty — the world’s oldest — represent opposite poles in the eternal human…
Egypt’s people must not lose faith in its army: Sisi
Egypt

Egypt’s people must not lose faith in its army: Sisi

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday warned against questioning or underestimating the value of the Egyptian army. “The army is…
As new Syrian exodus unfolds, some fear they will never go home
Middle East

As new Syrian exodus unfolds, some fear they will never go home

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Kurdish doctor Farid Mustafa was one of the last to flee Ras al-Ain as Turkish bombs rained…
UN welcomes Yemen rebels’ offer to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia
Middle East

UN welcomes Yemen rebels’ offer to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia

The Huthi plan to cease drone and missile attacks in Saudi Arabia “could send a powerful message of the will…
Saudi Arabia says if attack launched from Iran, it would be an act of war: CNN
Middle East

Saudi Arabia says if attack launched from Iran, it would be an act of war: CNN

RIYADH (Reuters) – If an investigation shows that last week’s attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was launched from Iranian…
Japan’s new emperor speaks of ‘deep remorse’ in 1st speech marking WWII
World

Japan’s new emperor speaks of ‘deep remorse’ in 1st speech marking WWII

Japan’s new emperor spoke Thursday of “deep remorse” over the country’s wartime past in his first speech to commemorate the…
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