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Delhi expels Pak official

NEW DELHI, Oct 27, (Agencies): India announced Thursday it was expelling a Pakistani visa official for suspected spying after he was briefly detained carrying sensitive …

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Abu Sayyaf pockets $7.3m – Kidnap for ransom

MANILA, Philippines, Oct 27, (AP): Abu Sayyaf pocketed at least 353 million pesos ($7.3 million) from ransom kidnappings in the first six months of the …

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‘Girls’ in Bangladesh forced into marriage – Education deprived

DHAKA, Oct 25, (RTRS): It was after fl oods washed away her family’s river-front land in Bangladesh’s northern Jamalpur district that Brishti Rafiq’s widowed father …

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Somali extremist gunmen kill 12 ‘non-Muslims’ in northern Kenya – Attackers used grenades, homemade explosives

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 25, (Agencies): Islamic extremist gunmen from neighboring Somalia killed 12 people in an attack on non-Muslims in Kenya’s northern Mandera County, an …

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Extremists kill 61 in Pakistan attack

QUETTA, Pakistan, Oct 25, (AFP): Pakistan on Tuesday mourned the killing of at least 61 people in a brutal gun and suicide bomb assault on …

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Amir condoles death in Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of condolences Sunday to Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim …

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Gunmen kill intel officer in Pakistan – IS claims responsibility

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Oct 24, (AFP): Two gunmen on a motorcycle shot dead an intelligence officer in northwest Pakistan on Monday, police said, in an attack …

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France clears Calais ‘Jungle’ – Camp symbol of failed migration policies

CALAIS, France, Oct 24, (RTRS): France began clearing the sprawling “Jungle” migrant camp on Monday as hundreds gave up on their dreams of reaching Britain, …

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Kurds gain on Mosul

ERBIL, Oct 23, (RTRS): Kurdish fighters said they had taken the town of Bashiqa near Mosul from Islamic State on Sunday as coalition forces pressed …

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US ‘warns’ on Istanbul risks

ANKARA, Turkey, Oct 23, (AFP): The United States has warned its citizens of the potential risk of terror attack or attempted kidnapping of foreigners in …

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