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International

US grapples with DAESH surge – Strategy firm

WASHINGTON, May 12, (Agencies): The Obama administration is grappling with a renewed show of force by Islamic State militants as they advanced again toward the …

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Trump even with Clinton in national poll – Speaker Ryan ‘encouraged’ after meeting

WASHINGTON, May 12, (Agencies): Republican Donald Trump pulled even with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Wednesday, in a dramatic …

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India … Iran rank ‘worst’ – Pollution up

GENEVA, May 12, (Agencies): India is home to four of the five cities in the world with the worst air pollution, the World Health Organization …

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Iran won’t attend Hajj in S.Arabia – Latest sign of tensions between 2 ME powers 

TEHRAN, Iran, May 12, (Agencies): Iran will not send pilgrims to Saudi Arabia this year for the annual hajj pilgrimage, an Iranian offi cial said …

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Sub-committees on Yemen end peace talks in Kuwait – Suicide bomber strikes Yemen military convoy, kills at least 3

KUWAIT CITY, May 11, (Agencies): Yemen’s subcommittees dealing with UN-sponsored peace talks concluded their discussions Wednesday, on issues ranging from a political solution to the …

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Dozens of ‘terror’ suspects among refugees

BERLIN, May 11, (Agencies): German authorities are investigating 40 cases in which Islamic militants are suspected of having entered the country with the recent flood …

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16 activists of Jamaat arrested – Clashes after Nizami execution

DHAKA, May 11, (Agencies): Clashes erupted in Bangladesh Wednesday after the execution of a top Islamist leader, heightening tension in a country reeling from a …

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Triple Baghdad car bombs kill 94

BAGHDAD, May 11, (Agencies): Three car bombs in Baghdad, including a huge blast at a market in a Shiite area, killed at least 94 people …

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Panama Papers offshore companies data spurs anti-graft moves

TOKYO, May 10, (AP): The latest release of the names of thousands of offshore companies and other financial data of the rich and powerful is …

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Jihadists hold bodies of 12 Iranians

TEHRAN, May 10, (AFP): Jihadists are withholding the bodies of 12 Iranian Revolutionary Guards killed last week in Syria, an Iranian military official said Tuesday, …

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