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Thursday , April 25 2019


Philippines church attack suspects in custody

MANILA, Philippines, Feb 5, (AP): Five suspected Abu Sayyaf militants accused of involvement in a deadly suicide attack at a Roman Catholic cathedral in the …

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Islamic State poses post-withdrawal threat in Syria

WASHINGTON, Feb 5, (Agencies): A top US general warned on Tuesday that Islamic State would pose an enduring threat following a planned US withdrawal from …

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Nepal urged to crack down on menstruation huts

Nepal faced urgent calls on Monday to stop women being banished from their homes during their periods after a teenager died sleeping in a hut, …

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Pakistan orders probe into the death of a Pashtun rights activist

Pakistan has ordered an investigation into the death of a prominent Pashtun rights activist following a weekend sit-in that dissolved into clashes with police. Friends …

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Pope calls for religious freedom – Pontiff skirts Qatar airspace

ABU DHABI, UAE, Feb 4, (Agencies): Pope Francis is opening his historic visit to the United Arab Emirates by meeting Monday with the federation’s leader …

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Trump to set Iran watch … from Iraq

WASHINGTON, Feb 3, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump said it was important to keep a US military presence in Iraq so that Washington can keep …

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Pope calls for Yemen relief ahead of historic UAE visit

VATICAN CITY, Feb 3, (Agencies): Pope Francis made an urgent appeal for an end to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen on Sunday as he embarked …

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US leader cites Chinese, Russian threats – Trump suspends arms treaty

WASHINGTON, Feb 2, (Agencies): The Trump administration is pulling the plug on a decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia, lifting what it sees as unreasonable …

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Iran unveils long-range cruise missile

Tehran taunts America in decline Above, a Hoveizeh cruise missile on display at the Imam Khomeini grand mosque in Tehran. (Iranian Defense Ministry via AP) …

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India’s jobless rate ‘hit’ 45-year high in 2017/18 – Report a blow for Modi

NEW DELHI, Jan 31, (RTRS): An official survey that has been withheld by the government shows India’s unemployment rate rose to a 45-year high during …

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