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Sunday , September 15 2019

International

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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Hillary critics find ‘weapon’

WASHINGTON, Aug 4, (AFP): On paper, the Clinton Foundation looks unimpeachable: a charitable organization dedicated to improving millions of lives through education and health. However, …

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Human toll as bodies pile up in drug war – 603 killed since Duterte’s May election

MANILA, Aug 4, (AFP): Men shot and left to bleed out on busy streets, mutilated corpses dumped in vacant lots. The bodies are piling up …

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Sexual abuse plagues sugarcane field female workers – Probe into child deaths cover-up

DELHI/MUMBAI, India, Aug 4, (Agencies): Indian officials launched investigations on Wednesday into child deaths in India’s mica mines after the Thomson Reuters Foundation revealed children …

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