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Wednesday , August 21 2019

International

Clueless women face stress, fear – ‘Life meaningless’

KALPAKKAM, India, Aug 8, (RTRS): Inside her blue-walled house, E. Bhagyam sits with a faded wedding album and talks about how much she misses her …

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Filipinos plead bring us home

JAKARTA, Aug 8, (RTRS): Thousands of Filipino workers stranded in Saudi Arabia due to a massive layoff triggered by a slump in oil prices have …

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At ancient Syria site, IS discovers then destroys treasures

TAL AJAJA, Syria, Aug 7, (AFP): When the Islamic State group captured Tal Ajaja, one of Syria’s most important Assyrian-era sites, they discovered previously unknown …

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IS militants claim capture of US weapons in Afghanistan – Afghan general bans Pakistani rupee in southern province

KABUL, Aug 7, (Agencies): Militants linked to Islamic State have released photos that purport to show weapons and equipment that belonged to American soldiers and …

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Duterte links judges, mayors to drugs

MANILA, Aug 7, (AFP): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is waging a bloody war on drug suspects, on Sunday publicly named over 160 judges, mayors, …

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‘AT LEAST 500 FIGHTERS KILLED IN A WEEK IN ALEPPO BATTLE’ – Rebels break Aleppo regime siege, says Syria opposition

BEIRUT, Aug 6, (Agencies): Syrian rebels claimed on Saturday they broke a threeweek government siege of second city of Aleppo, turning the tables on Russian-backed …

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UK keeps teenager in custody after ‘attack’

LONDON, Aug 6, (AP): A 19-yearold Somali-Norwegian man accused of carrying out a stabbing rampage in London’s Russell Square was remanded into custody Saturday after …

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Bangladesh shuts news sites

Bangladesh has shut down dozens of online news services including those of pro-opposition media, an offi cial said Friday, sparking accusations of government censorship. The …

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Manila flight safe

A Gulf Air flight carrying 219 people to Bahrain landed safely in the Philippine capital Friday after turning back because of a heat-damaged engine, officials …

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Indonesia foils plot to attack Singapore – 6 arrested suspects alleged to have links to IS

JAKARTA, Aug 5, (Agencies): Indonesian authorities arrested six suspected militants on Batam island on Friday who were believed to be linked to the Islamic State …

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