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Basra seethes over water, jobs – Seven convicted of terrorism executed

BASRA, Sept 11, (Agencies): The brackish water pouring from the taps of homes in Basra has caused stomach ailments and skin rashes for thousands in …

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Sri Lankan women sell kidneys to repay loans – Dozens commit suicides

COLOMBO, Sept 11, (AFP): Sri Lankan war widows and women in former conflict zones are being forced to sell their kidneys to pay loan sharks, …

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7 wounded in Paris knife attack

PARIS, Sept 10, (AFP): A man wielding a knife and an iron bar injured seven people, including three tourists, in Paris, in an attack that …

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Duterte moves ‘alarm’ lawyers

MANILA, Sept 10, (AP): The largest group of lawyers in the Philippines asked the country’s courts Monday to resist “creeping incursions” on its independence and …

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Indian opposition leads protest over fuel prices – Indian’s money being looted

NEW DELHI, Sept 10, (Agencies): Indians set tyres on fire, vandalised petrol stations and blocked roads and railways Monday as opposition parties led nationwide demonstrations …

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PM struggles to defuse Basra anger

Baghdad accused of failing to redistribute oil wealth BASRA, Iraq, Sept 10, (Agencies): Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tried to ease tensions in the country’s …

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84 dead in Yemen fighting

Talks failure opens way to escalation KHOKHA, Yemen, Sept 9, (AFP): Clashes and air strikes have left 84 people dead around Yemen’s Red Sea port …

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UAE announces discovery of millennium-old mosque

ABU DHABI, Sept 9, (KUNA): UAE’s Department of Culture and Tourism announced on Saturday the discovery of the oldest mosque in the city of Al-Ain, …

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Russian, regime air strikes resume on Idlib

US lacks leverage to stop assault on rebel bastion AMMAN, Sept 9, (Agencies): Russian and Syrian jets resumed intensive strikes in Idlib and Hama on …

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Rouhani evokes Iran-Iraq war in appeal to defy US pressure

Tehran lets money exchanges import foreign bills as rial sinks TEHRAN, Sept 8, (Agencies): Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani evoked memories of the devastating Iran-Iraq war …

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