Wednesday , February 20 2019

International

Australia eyes Syrian refugee ‘crackdown’

SYDNEY, Feb 5, (RTRS): Australia is considering subjecting thousands of refugees from Syria to tougher character and security checks than their European counterparts to minimise …

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US to up fight against domestic extremists – ‘They present a clear and present danger’

WASHINGTON, Feb 4, (RTRS): The US Justice Department is considering legal changes to combat what it sees as a rising threat from domestic antigovernment extremists, …

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German police arrest two Algerians having links with ISIS

BERLIN, Feb 4, (Agencies): German police Thursday arrested two Algerians suspected of links to the Islamic State group after raids targeting several sites, including refugee …

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2 Israeli Arab girls arrested for stabbing security guard

RAMLE, Israel, Feb 4, (Agencies): Israeli police said two 13-yearold girls from Israel’s Arab minority stabbed and lightly wounded a security guard in a town …

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Claim from Hyderabad of world’s first Zika vaccine

HYDERABAD, Feb 4, (Agencies): At a time when scientists and drugmakers are trying to formulate a vaccine for the Zika virus, scientists from a Hyderabad …

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Explosion forces plane to make emergency landing in Somalia – One killed, two slightly wounded

MOGADISHU, Feb 3, (Agencies): A man was killed in an explosion on an Airbus A321 that made a hole in the fuselage and forced the …

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Man found guilty for backing Tamil Tigers

HAMBURG, Feb 3, (AFP): A Sri Lankan-born man received an 18-month suspended sentence in Germany Tuesday for membership of the rebel group the Tamil Tigers …

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As Europe grapples with migrants, benefi ts limited

BERLIN, Feb 3, (AP): Germany is mulling taking away benefits from asylumseekers if they refuse to try to learn the language and integrate; Denmark has …

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Muslim ‘autonomy’ stalls raising fears

MANILA, Philippines, Feb 3, (AP): The Philippine Congress has run out of time to pass under the current president’s term a Muslim autonomy bill that …

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Greece arrests man with Iraqi passport stolen by IS – Plan to fight terror financing unveiled

BRUSSELS, Feb 2, (Agencies): The European Union unveiled new measures to curb the financing of extremist groups Tuesday amid calls for more action following last …

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