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International

Pope lights candle for Syrian kids

Pope Francis lit a candle at the Vatican on Sunday for victims of confl icts around the world, and in particular the children of war-torn …

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Pakistani hardline cleric charged with terrorism

A hardline cleric has been charged with terrorism and sedition offenses by the Pakistani government, after he led violent protests to oppose the acquittal of …

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Mall in India mocks nursing mother

Mothers in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata said they will protest outside a mall where employees told a woman to nurse her baby in …

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Day of mourning … Bush to lie in state

Air Force One to carry casket to DC in tribute HOUSTON/WASHINGTON, Dec 2, (Agencies): Flags flew at half-staff across the United States on Saturday as …

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Tens of thousands of Indian farmers march for debt waivers and higher crop prices

Tens of thousands of farmers and agricultural workers marched towards the Indian parliament Friday demanding debt waivers and higher crop prices, putting pressure on Prime …

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Paris protest rages, 122 held – Macron won’t be bounced by thugs

PARIS, Dec 1, (RTRS): Police fired tear gas, stun grenades and water cannon in battles with “yellow vest” protesters around the Champs Elysees in Paris …

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Powerful quake rattles Anchorage – Alaska, hitting roads, bridges hardest

A powerful earthquake jolted southern Alaska on Friday morning, buckling roads, disrupting rush-hour traffic and jamming telephone service in and around Anchorage, the state’s largest …

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Former US President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

HOUSTON (AP) – George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in …

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2 arrested for smuggling gold bars from Kuwait to Mumbai worth 25,000 KD

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: Air Intelligence unit of customs department of India arrested two persons who arrived from Kuwait to Mumbai on Jazeera flight carrying …

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Putin wants whole of Ukraine

BERLIN/MOSCOW, Nov 29, (Agencies): Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday accused Russia’s Vladimir Putin of wanting to annex his entire country and called for NATO …

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