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Chinese warships enter East Indian Ocean amid Maldives tensions

SHANGHAI: Eleven Chinese warships sailed into the East Indian Ocean this month, a Chinese news portal said, amid a constitutional crisis in the tiny tropical island chain of the Maldives now under a state of emergency. A fleet of destroyers and at least one frigate, a 30,000-tone amphibious ......

Football: AS Roma go third as Inter Milan sink again in Genoa

MILAN: AS Roma confirmed their return to form with a 2-0 win at Udinese on Saturday (Feb 17) to move third in Serie A as Inter Milan fell back into crisis with a 2-0 loss in Genoa. Inter had looked to have put their poor run going back two months behind them with a 2-1 success against Bologna but ...

Crisis-hit UKIP removes latest leader

LONDON: Members of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) voted on Saturday (Feb 17) to remove their leader Henry Bolton following a scandal over his private life, plunging the anti-EU, anti-immigration group into fresh crisis. The party, which played a key role in Britain's referendum vote to leave the...

Tunisia phosphate exports halted by job protests

UMM AL-ARAIS, Tunisia: Young men block the entrance of a Tunisian phosphate mine, halting exports as they demand jobs in a conflict that is exacerbating an economic crisis in the North African country. Hundreds have occupied the mines of state-run Gafsa Phosphate (CPG), the main employer in the .....