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Maldives strongman concedes defeat

The strongman president of the Maldives on Monday conceded his surprise electoral defeat, easing fears of a fresh political crisis in the archipelago at the …

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Kuwait welcomes visit of Saudi Crown Prince

‘Great opportunity to exchange views’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23, (KUNA): The government of Kuwait Sunday congratulated the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and the Saudi …

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Modi under fire over French defence deal

NEW DELHI, Sept 23, (AFP): India’s Narendra Modi was under fire after French ex-president Francois Hollande added fresh fuel to corruption allegations in a bilateral …

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‘Deny immigrants on benefits green cards’

DHS proposes new rule promoting immigrant self-sufficiency WASHINGTON, Sept 23, (Agencies): US immigrants who get public benefits like food stamps or housing vouchers could be …

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Reign of fear in Basra from Iran-tied militias

BASRA, Iraq, Sept 23, (Agencies): Hajar Youssif was on her daily commute to work, staring at her phone and fl icking through her Instagram account …

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Tornado sparks chaos near Ottawa

A tornado sparked chaos near the Canadian capital Ottawa on Friday, injuring dozens as homes were damaged, cars fl ipped over, and over 130,000 people …

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China, Vatican agree on bishop appointments

Uighurs held against their will: Pompeo VILNIUS, Sept 22, (Agencies): The Vatican announced Saturday it had reached an historic accord with China on the appointment …

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India’s PM Modi faces resignation calls over corruption of worth $8.7 billion in military jet deal

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his resignation over allegations of corruption in a military jet deal with France after former French president …

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Gunmen kill 29 at Iran army parade

KHAMENEI SAYS ATTACK LINKED TO FOREIGN REGIME ALLIED TO U.S. TEHRAN, Sept 22, (Agencies): Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani vowed a “crushing response” after gunmen shot …

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30 Jet Airways passengers bleed

A cockpit mix-up left more than 30 passengers on an Indian plane bleeding from their ears and noses Thursday after the crew reportedly forgot to …

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