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Operation rescues 70 IS hostages – Five Islamic State members held, 10 killed

WASHINGTON/ERBIL, Iraq, Oct 22, (Agencies): One member of a US special operations team was killed during an operation to rescue hostages held by Islamic State …

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Stabbing attack kills teacher, student – Black day for Sweden: PM

TROLLHDTTAN, Sweden, Oct 22, (Agencies): A knife-wielding masked man stabbed four people Thursday at a school in southern Sweden, killing a teacher and a student …

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Russia flew 53 sorties, hit 72 militant targets in Syria – Drone video shows staggering destruction near Damascus

MOSCOW, Oct 22, (Agencies): The Russian defence ministry said on Thursday its planes had flown 53 sorties and struck 72 militant targets in Syria in …

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Clinton defends actions on Benghazi

WASHINGTON, Oct 22, (AP): Hillary Rodham Clinton firmly defended her actions on Benghazi as she came faceto- face Thursday with the Republican-led special investigation of …

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Flying on fake ID: refugees’ path less travelled to Europe

PARIS, Oct 21, (AFP): Ali, a Palestinian-Syrian banker desperate to reach the Netherlands, had to hide his surprise when he finally met a shadowy forger …

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2 kids burned alive, 4 held – Clashes erupt over beef killing

BALLABHGARH, India, Oct 21, (RTRS): Police in northern India have arrested four men over allegations that they burnt alive two low-caste children, an official said …

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‘Freedoms, human rights values drive immigrants to US, Europe’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers weighed in on the pull factors that make developed countries of North America, …

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Fire Dept ready to cope with rain incidents

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: The Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) has taken all necessary precautions to cope with incidents that may happen due to possible …

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Bond thrives on edgy, classical cocktail – British spy seems more popular than ever

LONDON, Oct 21, (AFP): In his five decades seducing cinemagoers, James Bond has foreshadowed social revolutions and the rise of multinational terrorist organisations, turning into …

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Refreshed Pharoah primed for Breeders’ Cup bid – Baffert partnership with the charismatic colt coming to an end

ARCADIA, United States, Oct 21, (AFP): Bob Baffert’s time with American Pharoah is winding down, but the trainer believes US racing’s first Triple Crown hero …

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