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International

Australia seizes huge weapons haul heading for Somalia: Navy

NAIROBI, March 7, (Agencies): An Australian Navy ship has seized a huge cache of weapons near Oman’s coast from a fishing vessel bound for Somalia, …

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Saudi pressed on workers’ delayed wages – Manila sending fact-finding mission

RIYADH/MANILA, March 7, (RTRS): Foreign governments are pressing authorities and executives in Saudi Arabia to ensure that local construction firms make delayed salary payments to …

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US kills over 150 Shebab fighters

W A S H I N G T O N , March 7, (AFP): A US air strike on a Shebab training camp in Somalia …

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IS eyes spectacular attack – UK terror chief warns

LONDON, March 7, (AFP): Britain’s most senior counterterrorism police officer warned on Monday of the risk of further “spectacular” attacks by the Islamic State group …

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Former US first lady Nancy Reagan dies at 94

LOS ANGELES, March 6, (AP): Nancy Reagan, the helpmate, backstage adviser and fierce protector of Ronald Reagan in his journey from actor to president — …

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Iran tycoon Zanjani given death penalty

TEHRAN, March 6, (AFP): Iran’s billionaire tycoon Babak Zanjani has been sentenced to death for corruption, a judicial official said Sunday, after a long trial …

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14 dead in Aleppo terror attack

AMMAN, March 6, (Agencies): At least fourteen civilians were killed and dozens were injured on Sunday when terrorists struck with mortars and rockets against a …

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Woman burnt alive in India

A woman was burnt to death by her brothers for marrying a man belonging to a different caste, police said Sunday, in the latest incident …

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Assad should leave sooner, not later: Saudi Arabia’s FM

PARIS, March 5, (Agencies): Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Saturday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must leave at the beginning of a political …

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Nanny charged with ‘murder’ in Russia

MOSCOW, March 5, (AFP): Russian investigators on Friday filed murder charges against a nanny after she beheaded a fouryear- old handicapped girl in her care …

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