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International

Dubai announces tougher fire rules after huge tower blazes – ‘Builders have to carry out maintenance on cladding panels’

DUBAI, Jan 22, (Agencies): Dubai on Sunday announced tougher fire rules in a bid to minimise risks after several spectacular blazes that have ripped through …

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Women lead anti-trump protests – Protesters mock, denounce new US president

WASHINGTON, Jan 22, (RTRS): Hundreds of thousands of women filled the streets of major American cities to lead an unprecedented wave of international protests against …

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Rail disaster kills 39

NEW DELHI, Jan 22, (Agencies): Rescuers struggled Sunday to pull survivors from the wreckage of a train crash which killed 39 passengers in southern India, …

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AMIR CONGRATULATES TRUMP ON INAUGURATION – Defeating extremists top policy goal

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah congratulated Friday US President Donald Trump on his inauguration, wishing him …

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President Trump wants to ditch Obamacare but keep the gains

WASHINGTON, Jan 21, (AFP): Health coverage for all: the promise of President-elect Donald Trump was also the vow of his predecessor Barack Obama, whose signature …

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Pakistan blast kills 22 – Taleban, LeJ claim attack

PESHAWAR/DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan, Jan 21, (Agencies): An explosion in a busy vegetable market killed at least 22 people on Saturday in Pakistan’s remote northwestern …

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ME expects big changes with Trump – Trump to assume power

CAIRO, Jan 19, (Agencies): Donald Trump’s allbut- dismissal of human rights as a foreign policy principle could hit like an earthquake across a Middle East …

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Iran high-rise building collapse kills thirty firefighters

TEHRAN, Iran, Jan 19, (AP): A historic high-rise building in the heart of Iran’s capital caught fire and later collapsed Thursday, killing at least 30 …

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Bahrain lifts ban on electronic daily Al-Wasat – Newspaper accused of sowing sedition during protests

DUBAI, Jan 19, (Agencies): Bahraini authorities on Thursday lifted a ban on the electronic edition of Al-Wasat newspaper, which was accused of sowing sedition during …

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MP panel protests Iran meddling

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: The parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee discussed Wednesday the regional developments and US presidential election results in the presence of National Assembly …

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