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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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Six die in rains lashing India’s business hub

Two toddlers were among at least six people who died after floods caused by heavy seasonal monsoon rains destroyed homes and disrupted traffic in India’s …

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Harvey horror

BEAUMONT, Texas, Aug 30, (AP): Authorities found a shivering toddler clinging to the body of her drowned mother in a rain-swollen canal in Southeast Texas …

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Iran pilgrims to Hajj in diplomatic ice-breaker – ‘Set to handle stampede, diseases’

TEHRAN, Aug 29, (Agencies): In a diplomatic icebreaker between political foes, tens of thousands of Muslim Faithful from Iran have flocked to Saudi Arabia for …

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Kirkuk to vote on Kurd independence – DAESH finance chief blacklisted

KIRKUK, Aug 29, (Agencies): The council in Kirkuk, an ethnically mixed region of northern Iraq under Baghdad’s control, voted Tuesday to take part in next …

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Lebanon’s negotiated IS evacuation angers many, provokes controversy – ‘Take into consideration security of Iraq’

BEIRUT, Aug 29, (Agencies): Buses carrying hundreds of Islamic State (IS) militants and their families arrived in eastern Syria on Tuesday following a negotiated evacuation …

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