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UN chief holds talks with Netanyahu – ‘Iran building missile sites in Syria’

JERUSALEM, Aug 28 (Agencies): UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres held talks with Israeli leaders Monday on his first visit since taking office, making a forceful …

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Nurse ‘murdered’ at least 90: police – Man sold gun to shooter

BERLIN, Aug 28, (Agencies): A male nurse jailed for life two years ago for killing two hospital patients with lethal drug overdoses murdered at least …

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Saudi factory stitches kiswa

MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia, Aug 27, (RTRS): Dozens of Saudi craftsmen, mostly in their 40s and 50s, are hard at work in a factory in Makkah …

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Harvey unleashes catastrophic floods in Texas – ‘Recovery from disaster going to take years’

ROCKPORT, United States, Aug 27, (Agencies): Tropical Storm Harvey lashed central Texas with torrential rains on Sunday, unleashing “catastrophic” floods after the megastorm — the …

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Iraqis poised for Tal Afar ‘victory’

TAL AFAR, Iraq, Aug 27, (Agencies): Iraqi forces backed by local militia and a US-led coalition were poised Sunday to drive the Islamic State group …

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2nd man arrested in sword attack – ‘Likely involved in commission, instigation of terrorism’

LONDON, Aug 27, (AFP): British police investigating Friday’s sword attack outside Buckingham Palace in London arrested a second man on Sunday, as authorities in Belgium, …

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B’desh sends back 90 Rohingya migrants – Pope laments ‘persecutions’ in Myanmar

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Aug 27, (Agencies): Bangladesh has detained and forcibly returned 90 Rohingya migrants to Myanmar, police said Sunday, just hours after Myanmarese troops …

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Clashes over ‘guru’ kill 32 – 3 Indian police killed in Kashmir

PANCHKULA, India, Aug 26, (Agencies): Hundreds of troops Saturday patrolled a northern Indian city hit by deadly clashes that killed at least 32 people after …

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US-backed fighters seek to oust DAESH from Deir Ezzor – Syria Kurds preparing 1st vote in ‘federal region’

SHADADI, Syria, Aug 26, (Agencies): US-backed Arab and Kurdish fighters said on Friday they would launch an offensive “very soon” to oust the Islamic State …

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Belgium knife attacker shot dead – Defiant Barcelona stages march against ‘terror’

BRUSSELS, Aug 26, (Agencies): Belgian soldiers shot dead a man in the centre of Brussels on Friday evening after he came at them with a …

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