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International

India’s tourism industry suffers a blow due to protests

Indian policewomen detain a woman during a protest against new citizenship law in Ahmadabad, India, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. A new citizenship law passed by …

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Saudi Arabia puts down two terrorists, arrest third

RIYADH, Dec 29 (KUNA) — Saudi Arabia on Sunday announced the killing of two terrorists and the arrest of a third during a security operation …

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Iraq in new offensive on Islamic State (IS)

Iraqi army units are deployed during military operations of the Iraqi Army’s Seventh Brigade in Anbar, Iraq, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. An Iraqi general said …

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Truck bomb in Somalia’s capital kills at least 76 people

A civilian who was wounded in suicide car bomb attack is helped to be taken to hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. A …

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HH Amir consoles Kazakh president over plane crash victims

12 killed in jetliner crash In this handout photo provided by the Emergency Situations Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, police and rescuers work on …

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US contractor killed, troops wounded as Iran-bloc says Baghdad caves in to DC

WASHINGTON, Dec 28, (Agencies): A US defense contractor was killed and several American and Iraqi troops were wounded Friday in a rocket attack in northern …

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Despite crackdown, huge number of Indians come out to protest Citizenship Amendment Act

In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, file photo, Indians hold national flags and placards during a protest organized by several Muslim organizations against a new …

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Japan executed its first foreigner in 10 years

Japan’s Minister of Justice Masako Mori speaks at a press conference on the execution of a convict Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, in Tokyo. Japan on …

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Protests continue against India new citizenship law

GUWAHATI, India, Dec 26, (AP): More than a thousand students, artists and writers protested in India’s capital and northeastern Assam state on Wednesday against a …

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Iraq President snubs Iran bloc premier pick … offers to resign

BAGHDAD, Dec 26, (Agencies): Iraq’s president refused Thursday to designate the Iran-backed parliamentary bloc’s nominee for prime minister after he was rejected by antigovernment protesters, …

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