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December 9, 2018 2:45 AM Australia wants soccer player out of detention in Bangkok

CANBERRA, Australia – The Australian government has called for an Australian-based refugee soccer player to be immediately released from detention in Thailand. Hakeem al-Araibi was detained in Bangkok in November on an Interpol warrant issued at the request of Bahrain. Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Sunday she has raised the matter with her Thai counterpart 95

December 8, 2018 7:14 PM Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. The hospitals told Reuters in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies 128

December 7, 2018 8:08 PM Russia says detention of China's Huawei CFO shows U.S. arrogance

MILAN (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that the detention of Chinese technology giant Huawei’s HWT.UL chief financial officer in Canada was an example of “arrogant” U.S. policy abroad. Speaking at a news conference in Milan, Lavrov said the detention showed how Washington imposes its laws beyond its jurisdiction 142

December 6, 2018 5:01 PM Irish teacher stabbed to death outside Paris school; Pakistani man detained

John Dowling, an Irish teacher, was stabbed to death outside the Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci in Paris on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Google Earth Images) An Irish teacher was stabbed to death outside of a Paris school Wednesday and a Pakistani man was reportedly detained in connection with the murder. John Dowling was stabbed outside the Pôle Universitaire 145

December 6, 2018 6:37 AM UAE says Gulf Arab bloc still strong despite Qatar row

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday the Gulf Cooperation Council remained valid despite a bitter row with Qatar that has fractured the bloc ahead of an annual summit next week. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and non-GCC member Egypt have imposed a diplomatic and economic boycott on Qatar since June 2017 over allegations Doha supports 104

December 6, 2018 6:26 AM New Satellite Images Show Expansion at a North Korea Missile Base, Report Says

New satellite images discovered by researchers appear to show activity taking place at an unidentified long-range missile base in North Korea. Published Wednesday by CNN, the images reportedly show the expansion of a unidentified, active long-range missile base near the previously identified Yeongjeo-dong base in North Korea’s mountainous interior. Analysts 104

December 5, 2018 9:29 AM Moscow receives notification U.S. is ditching key arms treaty

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a media conference after a meeting of NATO foreign ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday. MOSCOW — The Russian Foreign Ministry says it has received official notification from the United States that it intends to walk out of a key Cold War-era treaty. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 141

December 5, 2018 12:29 AM Four Accused of Fraud as U.S. Brings First Panama Papers Charges

U.S. authorities unsealed charges against four people in connection with offshore accounts opened with the help of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca & Co., in the first U.S. criminal prosecution to emerge from the so-called Panama Papers leak. Federal prosecutors in New York charged an account manager linked to Mossack Fonseca, a lawyer, a client and his accountant 109

December 4, 2018 8:37 AM Sharp contractors axe 3,000 staff as iPhone sensor output shifts: union

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nearly 3,000 foreign workers subcontracted to Sharp Corp have been laid off in central Japan, a labor union said, as the firm moves production of some sensors for Apple iPhones to a Chinese plant owned by its parent Foxconn. The labor union said some of the laid off workers were its members. The union is in Mie Prefecture in central 130

December 4, 2018 4:05 AM Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia’s parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, following threats by the European Union to deny duty-free trading access to the Southeast Asian nation. The EU last month began a formal procedure to strip Cambodia of its “Everything 105