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THOUSANDS LEAVE ALEPPO IN EVACUATION DEAL – Cabinet urges UNSC to halt genocide

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19, (Agencies): The Kuwaiti Cabinet has called on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to intervene promptly and stop the “genocides perpetrated …

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Duterte wants daily executions – Filipinos fear killings, but OK of drugs war

MANILA, Dec 19, (RTRS): Eight out of 10 Filipinos worry they or someone they know might become a victim of extrajudicial killings, an opinion poll …

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Turkish policeman shoots dead Russian ambassador

ISTANBUL, Dec 19, (AFP): A Turkish policeman crying “Aleppo” and “revenge” shot dead Russia’s ambassador to Turkey at an art exhibition in Ankara on Monday, …

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GUNMEN ATTACK MAJOR TOURIST TOWN IN JORDAN – Canadian woman among ten slain; Amir sends cable of condolences to King Abdullah

AMMAN, Dec 18, (Agencies): Gunmen killed ten people including a Canadian tourist and police officers on Sunday in southern Jordan where security forces were hunting …

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Saudi denies US moves to curb military support over Yemen – 48 Yemeni soldiers dead in IS-claimed bombing

RIYADH, Dec 18, (Agencies): Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Sunday denied media reports that the United States had decided to limit military support, including …

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UN says Iran shows commitment to N-deal

DUBAI, Dec 18, (RTRS): Iran has shown commitment to the deal on its nuclear programme agreed with world powers, the head of the United Nations …

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Egypt church attack prompts fears of a militant insurgency – Attempt to enflame sectarian divisions

CAIRO, Dec 17, (AP): When a suicide bomber blew himself up in a Cairo church a week ago, it marked a bloody escalation by Egypt’s …

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13 Turkish soldiers killed in a suicide car bombing

ISTANBUL, Dec 17, (Agencies): Thirteen Turkish soldiers were killed and dozens more wounded Saturday in a suicide car bombing blamed on Kurdish militants targeting off-duty …

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Tunisia wants to stop rapists marrying underage victims

TUNIS, Dec 17, (AFP): Tunisia’s prime minister said Friday that his government would seek to amend a controversial law that allows men who rape underage …

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Gulf hits Cairo claim on Qatar involvement in a church bombing

RIYADH, Dec 16, (AFP): Gulf states have condemned Egypt’s accusation of Qatari involvement in a Cairo church bombing last week that killed 25 people, a …

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