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Sunday , September 22 2019

International

Flynn critic of Muslim culture – ‘Appointment signals support of anti-Muslim policies’

WASHINGTON, Nov 20, (AP): Michael Flynn, the retired Army lieutenant general and intelligence officer who is Donald Trump’s pick to serve as his national security …

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Train derails, 120 killed – Death toll set to rise

PUKHRAYAN/NEW DELHI, India, Nov 20, (RTRS): At least 120 people were killed and more than 150 injured when an Indian express train derailed in northern …

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‘ISIS has 60-80 operatives in Europe’

NEW YORK, Nov 19, (AP): Intelligence experts estimate that the Islamic State extremist group has between 60 and 80 operatives planted in Europe to carry …

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Fish vendor victim of alleged police abuse – Egypt sentences scribe union head to two years’ jail

CAIRO, Nov 19, (Agencies): While riding his horse-drawn cart, an Egyptian street vendor was allegedly seized, beaten, and tortured to death by the Egyptian police, …

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Bahrain launches two new visas for 114 countries – New rule includes introduction of single and multiple re-entry e-visas

MANAMA, Nov 19: Bahrain today launched the fourth phase of its new visa policy, with the announcement of a new single entry visa and oneyear …

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Iraqis expand foothold in Mosul as civilians escape – IS pledges more suicide attacks

MOSUL, Iraq, Nov 18, (RTRS): US-backed Iraqi troops expanded their foothold on the eastern side of Islamic State’s stronghold of Mosul on Friday, as the …

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Outcry as Pak deports Turks

ISLAMABAD, Nov 18, (Agencies): Pakistan’s decision to deport dozens of Turkish teachers was “politicallymotivated”, Amnesty International said Thursday, and sparked small demonstrations in major cities …

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Marcos a ‘US-backed’ dictator with charisma

MANILA, Nov 18, (AFP): Few leaders began their presidency with such promise and ended in such ignominy as the Philippines’ Ferdinand Marcos. Born in 1917 …

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Regime bombardment kills 25 civilians in east Aleppo – Russia says strike in Syria killed 30 al-Qaeda fighters

ALEPPO, Syria, Nov 17, (Agencies): Syrian air strikes and shelling killed 25 civilians in eastern districts of Aleppo on Thursday, a monitor said, on the …

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Filmmaker backs Duterte drug war – Foreign critics misunderstood leader

MANILA, Nov 17, (AFP): Awardwinning Philippine director Brillante Mendoza has turned his cinematic skills to promoting someone many in the West would see as an …

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