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Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive in a historic decision

Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive from next June, state media said Tuesday, in a historic decision that makes the Gulf kingdom the last …

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UAE issues law to safeguard migrant workers against forced labour and sexual harassment

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates, criticised globally for its treatment of migrant workers, issued a law on Tuesday to combat abuse of domestic staff, state …

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Erdogan warns of ethnic war risk – Damascus open to Kurd autonomy

ANKARA, Sept 26, (AFP): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned the Iraqi Kurdish leader against pushing for independence after holding a non-binding referendum, …

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Bangladesh seeks $250m for aid – Rohingya toll mounts

COX’s BAZAR, Bangladesh, Sept 26, (AFP):With no money even to bury his eight-year-old daughter, Ali Hossain broke down as he recounted her final moments, the …

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Benghazi trial opens Oct 2 – Trial could undercut Sessions’ push for tribunals

WASHINGTON, Sept 26, (AP): The trial of the suspected mastermind of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks will be one of the biggest terrorism cases yet …

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IRAQI MPs DEMAND TROOPS RETAKE DISPUTED AREAS – Kurds vote in push for independence

Erdogan says Turkey to close border, warns on oil ERBIL/SULAIMANIYA, Iraq, Sept 25, (Agencies): Kurds voted in large numbers in an independence referendum in northern …

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Millions of medicines seized in largest INTERPOL ‘operation’ – Illicit online pharmacies targeted

LYON, France, Sept 25: In the largest action of its kind, INTERPOL’s Operation Pangea X targeting the illicit online sale of medicines and medical devices …

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Raqqa retake seen within month – ‘Russia hits US-backed militia’

RAQQA, Syria, Sept 25, (Agencies): US-backed militias expect to push all Islamic State fighters out of their former Syrian headquarters of Raqqa in less than …

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Tehran rejects US claims of North Korea missile link

TEHRAN, Sept 25, (AFP): Iran said Monday that suggestions by US President Donald Trump that it was working with North Korea on missile development were …

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28 Hindu villagers corpses found in mass grave massacred by Rohingya Muslim militants

YANGON, Sept 25, (AFP): Myanmar troops on Monday searched for dozens of missing Hindu villagers feared dead after the discovery of a grave containing 28 …

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