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‘He named me Malala’: portrait of girls’ education icon – Stars humbled by teen & her aspirations

LONDON, Oct 11, (AFP): Malala was the name on everyone’s lips this week at the London Film Festival where a documentary about the youngest-ever Nobel Peace laureate had its European premiere. “He named me Malala” is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, the passionate Pakistani advocate of girls’ education who …

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Ankara sees IS hand in bombing – Thousands rally as Turkey mourns worst ever attack

ANKARA, Oct 11, (Agencies): Turkey is targeting Islamic State in investigations of a double suicide bombing in Ankara that killed up to 128 people, officials said on Sunday, while opponents of President Tayyip Erdogan blamed him for the worst such attack in Turkish history. Government officials made clear that despite …

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Europe sees record surge of child refugees

KENT, England, Oct 11, (AP): The bags are packed, the goodbye hugs done. The Afghan, Eritrean and Sudanese boys are on the move again, but this time it’s a happy occasion: After months of hardship traversing continents, the teenage refugees are finally on the way to English homes where they …

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30 liquor bottles seized; illegal calls provider arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: Police officers from Farwaniya arrested an Asian in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh in possession of local liquor bottles. Security sources said officers on patrol spotted the culprit in an open yard at Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh and approached him for checking. They found 30 bottles of local liquor and referred …

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Arab expat dies after roof, wall collapse on him; 2.5 kg drugs found dumped

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: An Arab expatriate died when the roof and a wall of a house in Egaila area collapsed on him. When the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the incident, firefighters rushed to the location with securitymen and paramedics. They retrieved the corpse from …

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86 killed in Turkey’s deadliest attack; HIS HIGHNESS THE AMIR OFFERS CONDOLENCES

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent on Saturday a cable of condolences to Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, expressing his heartfelt sympathy and sorrow after the twin bombings in capital Ankara, which left scores of people killed and injured His Highness …

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Israelis kill 5 Palestinians; Wave of violence shows no sign of subsiding

JERUSALEM/GAZA, Oct 10, (Agencies): Israeli security forces on Saturday shot dead two Palestinians aged 12 and 15 in protests along Gaza’s border fence, Palestinian medics said, and Israeli police said they killed three Palestinian assailants in separate violence in Jerusalem. Eleven days of bloodshed in which four Israelis and 19 …

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Pyongyang ready for any US war: Kim – North parades missiles, drones in ’versary celebration

PYONGYANG, Oct 10, (Agencies): North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un said Saturday his country could fight any war provoked by the United States, as he presided over a vast military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers’ Party. Thousands of troops marched through the capital followed by columns …

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Past flickers faintly on Polish screens – ‘Poland has changed hands many times’

Like many cities in the former Soviet Union, the adjacent towns of Gdynia and Gdansk, on Poland’s beautiful Baltic coast, each have two faces. One is energetically modern, avid for tourism, its bustling center dotted with swank hotels and Western chain stores frequented by well-heeled shoppers. Not far away, but …

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Spain & Swiss trounce rivals to secure spots in Euro 2016 – Walcott, Sterling extend England’s winning run

MADRID, Oct 10, (AP): Spain will defend its European Championship title next year, while Switzerland will return to the tournament for the first time since co-hosting it eight years earlier. Spain secured its Euro 2016 spot by easily defeating Luxembourg 4-0 at home, while Switzerland trounced San Marino 7-0 to …

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