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‘Problems’ plague Afghan polls, casualties near 300

KABUL, Oct 21, (Agencies): Problems plagued hundreds of Afghan polling centres Sunday in the shambolic legislative election’s second day of voting, fuelling criticism of organizers …

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Taiwan train derails, killing 22

Accident major tragedy – Tsai TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct 21, (Agencies): Twenty-two people were killed and 171 others injured on Sunday when one of Taiwan’s newer, …

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Kuwait deplores Israeli decision to build new Jewish settlement

Settlements constitute violation of int’l law NEW YORK, Oct 20, (KUNA): Kuwait strongly condemned the Israeli government’s recent decision to build a new Jewish settlement …

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Protesters demand new vote on Brexit – Radical cleric freed

LONDON, Oct 20, (Agencies): Tens of thousands of protesters marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum on Britain’s departure from the …

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60 killed in India train disaster

Angry relatives staged a protest Saturday on the tracks where a speeding train ploughed into crowds watching fireworks, killing about 60 people in the latest …

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Migrant caravan stuck on Guatemala-Mexico border

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala, Oct 20, (RTRS): Hundreds of Central Americans in a US-bound migrant caravan were stuck on Guatemala’s border with Mexico on Saturday as …

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US-backed Syria offensive kills 35 IS fighters

BEIRUT, Oct 20, (Agencies): An offensive by US-backed forces against the Islamic State group’s last redoubt in eastern Syria killed 35 jihadists on Saturday, a …

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Riyadh admits to death in altercation

Egypt, Bahrain, UAE, Yemen applaud Saudi probe … US Congress skeptical RIYADH, Oct 20, (Agencies): The Attorney General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia stated …

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Kuwait renews calls for political solution in Syria

NEW YORK, Oct 18, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait renewed late Wednesday calls for a political solution to resolve the crisis in Syria, affirming that …

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‘Russians will go to heaven’ as martyrs

Russians will “go to heaven” as martyrs in the event of nuclear war because Moscow will only ever use nuclear weapons in retaliation, President Vladimir …

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