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US data ‘shows Iran behind Saudi oil attacks’

International Desk: The United States has issued satellite images and cited intelligence to back its claim that Iran was behind attacks on Saudi oil facilities.

7 killed in Colombia plane crash

International Desk: At least seven people were killed when a small plane crashed on Sunday in a residential district of Popayan, a town in southwest Colombia, officials confirmed.

44 bodies found in Mexico well identified

International Desk: Forensic scientists in Mexico have managed to identify 44 bodies buried in a well in the state of Jalisco.

Iran condemns U.S. ‘deceit’ over Saudi oil attacks

International Desk: Iran has accused the US of "deceit" after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tehran was behind damaging drone attacks on two Saudi oil facilities.

Nuclear war may take place with India: Imran Khan

International Desk: Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the international community to play their due role in resolving the Kashmir issue and warned them that the dispute — which has now become a flashpoint between India and Pakistan — carries the potential of turning into a nuclear war and impacting the entire world.

Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate

International Desk: Hundreds of demonstrators rallied Sunday outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong, stepping up calls for international support in their months-long campaign for democratic reforms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.

Saudi Arabia shuts down half its oil production

International Desk: Saudi Arabia has cut oil and gas production following drone attacks on two major oil facilities run by state-owned company Aramco.

Trump confirms Laden's son is dead

International Desk: US President Donald Trump has confirmed that Hamza Bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden, was killed in a US operation.

Amit Shah appeals for Hindi as India’s national language

International Desk: On Hindi Diwas on Saturday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah made an appeal to unify India with the country's most widely-spoken language - Hindi.

‘Dead bodies move as they decay’

International Desk: Time lapse cameras set up by Australian scientists at a research facility have recorded dead bodies moving as they decompose.

2 oilfields come under drone attacks in Saudi Arabia

International Desk: Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais provinces on Saturday sparked fires that the state oil company brought under control, the Saudi interior ministry spokesman said without identifying the source of the drones.

Trump explains his distinctive orange hue

International Desk: It has been the subject of intense debate among late-night comedians and Donald Trump’s many online critics: why, under certain circumstances, does the president of the United States sometimes appear … orange?

Fire at Brazil hospital leaves 10 dead

International Desk: At least 10 people died when a fire ripped through a hospital in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday evening, firefighters said.

CIA unveils Cold War spy-pigeon missions

International Desk: The CIA has declassified details of its secret Cold War spy-pigeon missions.

Four Indian men drown in Italian farm manure tank

International Desk: Four Sikh men from Punjab have drowned in a slurry tank on a dairy farm near Pavia in northern Italy.