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Thursday , August 22 2019

International

Searchers find body in twin quakes – Japan opens prison to shelter evacuees

MINAMIASO, Japan, April 19, (Agencies): Searchers digging in a mountainous area of southern Japan where twin earthquakes triggered landslides found another body Tuesday, raising the …

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Thirty dead & hundreds wounded as Afghan Taleban attack central Kabul – 1st hit in capital since militants’ spring offensive began

KABUL, April 19, (AFP): At least 30 people were killed and hundreds wounded when a Taleban truck bomb tore through central Kabul and a fierce …

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Turkey kills 32 IS fighters in Iraq after ‘attack’: report

ISTANBUL, April 19, (AFP): The Turkish army killed 32 suspected fighters from the Islamic State group in northern Iraq on Tuesday following an attack on …

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GCC ministers discuss countering anti-Islam campaigns – Joint action urged to boost Awqaf, Islamic Affairs cooperation

RIYADH, April 18, (KUNA): A ministerial meeting held in Riyadh on Sunday stressed the role of ministries of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in the GCC …

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Koh-i-Noor diamond gift to Britain

India NEW DELHI, April 18, (AFP): A priceless diamond that is part of the Queen Mother’s Crown was given to Britain and not stolen, India’s …

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Raids kill, capture IS fighters

ERBIL, Iraq, April 18, (Agencies): A member of Islamic State’s war council and two aides were killed in northern Iraq on Monday by US and …

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Experts tone down relationship between US admin, GCC states

WASHINGTON, April 18, (KUNA): US experts have expressed concern over the level of strategic relationship the current US Administration and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members …

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‘Fearless mobs’ help militants escape – Pakistan sends troops to rescue 24 police

KAKAPORA, India, April 17, (AFP): In a graveyard at his school in Indian Kashmir, principal Ghulam Ahmed Bhat stares sadly at a mound of freshly …

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AfD plans ban on minarets, burqas

BERLIN, April 17, (RTRS): The anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) said on Sunday Islam is not compatible with the German constitution and vowed to press …

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Saudi divestment risk on US terror bill

WASHINGTON, April 17, (RTRS): The Saudi Arabian government has threatened to sell off hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of American assets should the US …

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