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International

Trump steps up anti-immigrant offensive ahead of US midterms

WASHINGTON, Oct 31, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would fight all the way to the Supreme Court to end a constitutional …

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‘Khashoggi strangled, dismembered’ … Saudi royal returns home

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of a premeditated killing, and his body …

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India inaugurates world’s biggest statue amid tight security

Sardar Sarovar Dam, India, Oct 31, 2018 (AFP) – India on Wednesday inaugurated the world’s biggest statue with pomp, fireworks and tight security amid an …

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Pakistan overturns Christian woman’s blasphemy death sentence

Islamabad, Oct 31, 2018 (AFP) – Pakistan’s Supreme Court Wednesday overturned the conviction of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother facing execution for blasphemy, in a …

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4 rescued, at least 18 missing in Philippine landslide

MANILA, Philippines (AP) – Rescuers have pulled out four survivors and three bodies but several more were missing after a massive landslide set off by …

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Pakistani kills mom, 3 relatives

Pakistani police say a 35-year-old man has shot and killed his mother, sister-in-law, nephew and cousin amid a family feud over property inheritance. Officer Qaiser …

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Bangladesh court doubles Khaleda Zia jail term to 10 yrs

A Bangladesh court on Tuesday doubled to 10 years a jail term for former prime minister Khaleda Zia for graft, ruling out her chances of …

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Rally backs ousted Sri Lankan PM

Tens of thousands of supporters of sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe blocked roads in Sri Lanka’s capital on Tuesday, stepping up a showdown with the …

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More plane crash victims recovered

Indonesia sifts through debris, orders jet inspection JAKARTA, Oct 30, (Agencies): Indonesia ordered the inspection of all Boeing 737-MAX airliners on Tuesday as rescue teams …

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Chapo trial to begin in Nov

A US judge is keeping the trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on schedule to begin next month. Judge Brian Cogan …

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