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International

KUWAIT SUPPLIES BASES, INTELLIGENCE, MONEY TO COMBAT I.S. – We’re not free-riders, US told

KUWAIT CITY, March 17, (RTRS): Kuwait is not a “free-rider” in US-led campaigns against terrorism and other threats, a senior Kuwaiti security official said on …

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30 Shebab rebels killed in two Somalia ‘clashes’: KDF – Cameroon soldiers kill 20 Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria

NAIROBI, March 17, (Agencies): Thirty insurgents in Somalia’s al-Qaeda-aligned Shebab jihadist group were killed Wednesday in heavy clashes in the south and northeast of the …

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IS says it executed six for spying in Fallujah

BAGHDAD, March 17, (Agencies): The Islamic State jihadist group on Thursday released pictures of six men being executed on charges of “spying” for the Iraqi …

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Saudi executes two murderers

RIYADH, March 17, (AFP): Saudi Arabia on Thursday executed two convicted murderers, including a Yemeni, bringing to 75 the number of death sentences carried out …

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Mumbai ‘dance’ bars to reopen after 10 yrs

MUMBAI, March 16, (RTRS): After a 10-year hiatus, dance bars are set to reopen in Mumbai and Maharashtra state with activists warning women and girls …

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Dutch vote to ban arms exports to Saudi Arabia

AMSTERDAM, March 16, (RTRS): The Dutch parliament passed a bill on Tuesday calling for the government of the Netherlands to halt weapon exports to Saudi …

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Female suicide bombers kill at least 22 worshipers in Nigeria – 18 wounded, evacuated to hospital

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, March 16, (Agencies): Two female suicide bombers killed at least 22 worshippers in an attack during dawn prayers Wednesday on a mosque on …

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Saudi-led Yemen market strike killed 33 rebels: tribal chief

ADEN, March 16, (AFP): A Yemeni tribal chief said Wednesday that 33 of the 41 people killed in a Saudi-led air strike on a market …

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Millions given to casino in Manila – Bangladesh central bank governor quits

MANILA, March 15, (RTRS): More than $30 million of the money hackers stole from the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the New York Fed was …

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Mother Teresa sainthood set

Mother Teresa will be made a saint on Sept 4. Pope Francis set the canonization date Tuesday, paving the way for the nun who cared for …

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