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Indonesia extradites alleged people smuggler to Australia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Iranian national extradited from Indonesia was to appear in a Sydney court on Thursday charged with people smuggling offenses, the government said. Mohammad Naghi Karimi Azar on Wednesday became the eighth alleged people smuggler to be extradited from Indonesia to Australia since 2008, a government …

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Pakistan says two of its soldiers killed in clash with India in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD/SRINAGAR, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Two Pakistani soldiers were killed in an exchange of fire with Indian forces across the de facto border in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir on Thursday, the Pakistani army said, as tension between the nuclear-armed neighbours remains high. The exchange of fire took place …

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Protests after unarmed black man shot dead by US police

Los Angeles, Sept 29, 2016 (AFP) -Protesters marched on Wednesday in a California town following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man said to be mentally ill, as local officials urged calm and pledged a full investigation. Alfred Okwera Olango, 38, was shot on Tuesday in the San …

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MH17 was shot down by Russian-made missile

NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands, Sept 28 (Reuters) – A Malaysian airliner shot down in eastern Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made Buk missile launched from a village held by rebels fighting Ukrainian government forces, international prosecutors said on Wednesday. The findings challenge Moscow’s suggestion that Malaysia Airlines flight 17, en route from Amsterdam …

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Dubai airport shuts airspace for nearly 30 mins due to drone activity

DUBAI, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest airport for international travel, closed its airspace for almost 30 minutes on Wednesday morning due to unauthorised drone activity, causing flights to be disrupted for nearly an hour. It is at least the second time in recent months that …

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Suspected IS militants kill 3 police, 1 civilian in Egypt

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian police statement says three policemen and a civilian have been shot dead by suspected Islamic State group militants who ambushed their taxi in the coastal city of el-Arish in the Sinai Peninsula. The statement by the el-Arish police headquarters says three militants riding a …

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Trump ahead by 3.5 pts in 1st post-debate poll

WASHINGTON, Sept 27 (KUNA) — In one of the first readings of voter preferences after the initial presidential debate yesterday, Republican candidate Donald Trump is ahead by 3.5 points over rival Democrat Hillary Clinton, according to an LA Times poll. Based on 2,690 respondents, as of Tuesday, September 27, the …

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German police shoot dead knife-wielding refugee

Berlin, Sept 28, 2016 (AFP) -German police shot dead a knife-wielding Iraqi in a refugee shelter who was attacking a Pakistani he suspected of having sexually abused his young daughter, police said Wednesday. The 29-year-old Iraqi died after being hit by several police bullets late Tuesday in the asylum seekers’ …

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Pakistani boy gang-raped in Greek migrant camp: police

Athens, Sept 28, 2016 (AFP) -Four Pakistani minors have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 16-year-old Pakistani boy in a Greek migrant camp, police said Wednesday. “The four minors, aged 16 to 17, will appear before a prosecutor today,” a police source told AFP. The incident allegedly occurred on Sunday …

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Five arrested in Europe on suspicion of forming IS cell

Madrid, Sept 28, 2016 (AFP) -Police have arrested five suspected members of an Islamic State cell in Spain, Belgium and Germany that spread propaganda for the group online, the Spanish interior ministry said Wednesday. Two suspects were arrested in Barcelona in northeastern Spain, one in Spain’s North African territory of …

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