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(Reuters) – Saudi state oil firm Aramco has told Japanese refiner JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy about a possible change in shipment, raising concern about the kingdom’s ability to supply crude oil a week after attacks on its refineries, the Nikkei Asian Review reported. Aramco did not specify a reason for the change in oil […]

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired tear gas in the New Territories town of Sha Tin on Sunday to disperse anti-government protesters who had earlier trashed fittings at the railway station. Writing by Nick Macfie; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky

BEIJING (Reuters) – Ten people died and another 16 were injured after a truck lost control and hit a crowd of people at a traditional market in southern China on Sunday, police said. The truck was coming down an incline when the driver lost control in Huashi town in Hunan province, the county police said […]

GENEVA (Reuters) – The head of Iran’s navy said on Sunday that the Islamic Republic is ready to defend its marine borders and would deliver a “crushing reaction” to any aggression. The United States and Saudi Arabia accused Iran of carrying out attacks on Saudi oil sites on Sept 14. Iran denies any involvement. “In […]

NAIROBI (Reuters) – An Iranian sailor held hostage by Somali pirates was dying of malnutrition, a former British army officer who helped negotiate his release told Reuters on Sunday. Three other Iranian hostages remain in Somalia. “This guy was dying – he looked like a skeleton. He was bleeding internally. He had severe malnutrition. I […]

RIYADH (Reuters) – If an investigation shows that last week’s attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was launched from Iranian territory, the kingdom would consider it an act of war, but Riyadh is currently seeking a peaceful resolution, a senior Saudi official said. “We hold Iran responsible because the missiles and the drones that were […]

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek police have arrested a 65-year old man wanted by German authorities for an aircraft hijacking and kidnapping, crimes committed in 1985 and 1987, they said on Saturday. Greek media said the man was thought to be involved in the 1985 hijacking of a TWA flight which left one person dead The […]

LA VALLETTA (Reuters) – A group of 265 migrants were brought to Malta on Saturday, including 36 from the rescue ship Ocean Viking, but the operators of the ship complained that more than 180 other migrants on board had been refused disembarkation by the island. The Maltese armed forces said 229 migrants among Saturday’s arrivals […]

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, to counter the second-worst outbreak of the virus in history. The team overseeing Congo’s Ebola response did not say when exactly the J&J vaccine […]