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Thousands march for Belgium terror shooting victims

Nearly 3,000 people marched in the Belgian city of Liege on Sunday to honour the three victims of a shooting there last week that prosecutors are treating as a terrorist attack. The marchers, most dressed in white, made a solemn procession through the city’s sunny streets before laying white roses …

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PM Modi popularity wanes in rural India – Farmers disenchanted

KAIRANA, India, June 3, (RTRS): Indian farmers voted overwhelmingly for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2014 general election that swept him to power. He cannot count on them doing so again, as a crash in commodity prices and surging fuel costs stoke anger in the countryside. Four years ago, …

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U.S. VETOES KUWAIT-SPONSORED PALESTINE RESOLUTION

Loss disheartening, emboldens Israel – Arab League values Kuwaiti efforts to protect Palestinians KUWAIT CITY, June 2, (Agencies): The UN Security Council’s failure to adopt the Kuwaiti-sponsored draft resolution, aimed at providing international protection for Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, is “disheartening,” said a Kuwait senior diplomat …

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Malaysia detains 15 suspected militants

Teen, housewife accused of plotting ‘lone wolf’ attacks KUALA LUMPUR, June 2, (Agencies): Malaysia has detained 15 suspected Islamist militants including a teenager and a housewife accused of plotting separate “lone wolf” attacks on places of worship around the capital, Kuala Lumpur, police said on Friday. Police rounded up the …

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18 dead as fresh storms hit India

NEW DELHI, June 2, (Agencies): Fresh wind storms swept across northern India killing at least 18 people and leaving a trail of damage, officials said Saturday. The latest in a series of freak storms that have left hundreds dead battered Uttar Pradesh state late Friday with winds of 100 kms …

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Israel only country taking no heed of UN resolutions: Sabeeh

Kuwait’s minister says ILO, GCC meetings ‘fruitful’ GENEVA, June 2, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh has said that Israel is the only world country that takes no heed of the UN resolutions, of human rights, and has gone too far in oppressing the Palestinian people. …

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Kuwait lays Gaza blame on Israel

13,000 wounded in 8 weeks; many need multiple operations RED CROSS SENDS WAR SURGEONS TO ‘SINKING SHIP’ NEW YORK, May 31, (Agencies): Kuwait has held Israel responsible for the recent flare-up of violence in the Palestinian territories, especially Gaza Strip, and backed Palestinians’ right to struggle against the Israeli occupation. …

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Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces

Denmark on Thursday became the latest European country to ban the Islamic full-face veil in public spaces in a move slammed by human rights campaigners as “a violation of women’s rights”. “Anyone who wears a garment that hides the face in public will be punished with a fine,” says the …

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Kuwait calls for peaceful solution of Ukraine crisis

‘We’re concerned at renewed fighting’ KUWAIT CITY, May 31, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait has called for a peaceful solution to the crisis in East Ukraine according to the 2015 United Nations Security Council Resolution 2202 and accords previously inked among the stakeholders. Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi, the Permanent Representative to …

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Philippines ready for war if troops harmed

US will confront China on islands militarization: Mattis MANILA, May 30, (Agencies): Th e Philippines is prepared to go to war if military personnel are harmed in disputed waters, a top security official said on Wednesday, firing back at criticism the government was going soft on China and allowing it …

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