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Nearly 90K Rohingya flee violence – ‘Explosions’ amid exodus

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh/ YANGON, Sept 4, (Agencies): Two blasts rocked a Myanmar area near the Bangladeshi border on Monday, accompanied by the sound of gunfire …

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N. Korea conducts hydrogen bomb test

Seoul simulates attack on North’s nuke site SEOUL/WASHINGTON, Sept 4, (Agencies): North Korea on Sunday conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test, which it …

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Two million on Arafat for ‘Standing’

Sermon denounces terrorism, violence against civilians ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia, Aug 31, (Agencies): Two million Muslims gathered at Mount Arafat on Thursday for a vigil to …

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Several wounded after blast hits bus – Ankara slams ‘biased’ US indictment

ANKARA, Aug 31. (Agencies): Seven people were wounded when an explosion hit a shuttle bus carrying prison guards in the Turkish coastal province of Izmir …

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US warplanes in show of force

Japan seeks funds to boost missile ranges SEOUL, South Korea, Aug 31, (Agencies): The United States fl ew some of its most advanced warplanes in …

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2 get 17 years in Bhutto’s murder trial – Musharraf ‘fugitive’: Court

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, Aug 31, (Agencies): A Pakistani court Thursday branded former military ruler Pervez Musharraf a fugitive in ex-prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s murder trial, but …

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‘Battle against IS is in final stages’

MANILA, Aug 30, (AFP): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday a three-month battle against Islamic State group supporters occupying parts of a southern city was …

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Amir extends Eid Al-Adha greetings to all

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah congratulated Wednesday citizens and residents of Kuwait on the advent of …

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Pilgrims to Mina on first day of Hajj – Arafat ‘Standing’ today

MINA, Aug 30, (Agencies): Pilgrims headed to Mina on Wednesday to perform the rituals of the first day of Hajj called “Yawm Al-Tarwiyah”, meaning the …

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UN chief calls for lifting Gaza blockade

Midnight rush for power in electricity-starved strip JABALIA, Palestinian Territories, Aug 30, (AFP): UN chief Antonio Guterres called for the blockade of Gaza to be …

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