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International

US and Saudi sanction ‘six’

WASHINGTON, March 31, (AP): The US and Saudi Arabia on Thursday sanctioned four individuals and two groups suspected of raising funds for terrorists, including a …

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IS commander killed near Raqa

BEIRUT, March 31, (Agencies): A drone strike near the Islamic State group’s de facto Syrian capital Raqa killed a jihadist commander heading to Aleppo province …

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Islamic State group leader Baghdadi’s former wife seeks stay in Europe

STOCKHOLM, March 31, (AFP): An exwife of Islamic State group (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, with whom he had a daughter, wants to live in …

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Saudi ‘executes’ citizen for murder

RIYADH, March 31, (AFP): Saudi Arabia executed a citizen on Thursday convicted of the murder of a compatriot, raising to 82 the number of death …

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Fliers brace for big security lines at airports – ‘PreCheck not a failure but not moving as quickly as it needs to move’

NEW YORK, March 30, (AP): An expedited screening program called PreCheck was supposed to be the answer to maddeningly long security lines at the airport. …

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N. Zealand men charged over bongo chilli assault

 WELLINGTON, March 30, (AFP): Two men who allegedly forced a teenager to eat red-hot bongo chillies have been charged with assault in New Zealand. Police …

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Saudi executes two

RIYADH, March 30, (AFP): Saudi Arabia executed two citizens convicted of murder on Wednesday, raising to 81 the number of death sentences carried out in …

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Egypt requests extradition of detained hijack suspect

Egypt formally asked Cyprus on Wednesday to extradite a detained Egyptian man who authorities say admitted hijacking a domestic EgyptAir flight and diverting it to …

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US orders diplomatic, military families out – Americans warned on south Turkey

WASHINGTON, March 29, (AP): The State Department and Pentagon ordered the families of US diplomats and military personnel Tuesday to leave posts in southern Turkey …

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Hack cash from Bangladesh Central bank to Manila casino – $81mn moved

MANILA, March 29, (Agencies): Two Chinese men were responsible for moving $81 million stolen by hackers from Bangladesh’s foreign reserves into Philippine casinos, an inquiry …

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