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Terrorist label frustrates NY woods’ Muslim community

ISLAMBERG, New York, Oct 2, (AP): If Islamberg truly is a hotbed of jihad, a heavily armed terrorist training ground hidden in the woods of …

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Spain in ‘crisis’ after Catalan banned vote

MADRID, Oct 2, (Agencies): Spain vowed Monday to stop Catalonia from declaring independence after a banned referendum that saw riot police use batons and rubber …

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Rohingya repatriation planned – ‘Myanmar ready for returnees’

DHAKA, Oct 2, (AFP): A Myanmar minister on Monday proposed taking back hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh after a military …

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UN praise for Amiri mediation – Talks urged

NEW YORK, Oct 1, (KUNA): UN Secretary- General Antonio Guterres on Sunday reiterated his strong support for the continuing Kuwaiti mediation efforts aimed at ending …

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Pilgrims flock to Karbala

Hundreds of thousands of Shiite Muslim pilgrims gathered in the Iraqi shrine city of Karbala on Sunday for ceremonies marking the seventh-century killing of the …

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Two dead in knife attack at Marseille station – Attacker shot dead

MARSEILLE, Oct 1, (AFP): A suspected Islamist knifeman killed two women at the main train station in the French Mediterranean city of Marseille on Sunday …

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Five injured in Canada ‘act of terrorism’ – Suspect arrested

MONTREAL, Oct 1, (AFP): Canadian police arrested a man early Sunday suspected of stabbing an officer and injuring four pedestrians in a series of violent …

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Hundreds injured as defiant Catalans vote – Police seize ballot boxes

BARCELONA, Oct 1, (Agencies): Spanish riot police burst into polling stations across Catalonia on Sunday, confiscating ballot boxes and voting papers to try to halt …

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Iran, Iraq pressure Kurds – Oil embargo … border posts

ERBIL, Iraq, Sept 30, (AFP): International pressure mounted on Iraqi Kurdistan Saturday after its controversial independence “yes” vote, with neighbouring Iran announcing joint border drills …

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Iraqi forces launch attack on IS bastion – Famed sniper killed

BAGHDAD, Sept 30, (Agencies): Iraqi forces Friday launched an assault on the northern town of Hawija, one of the last bastions in the country still …

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