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International

Twitter suspends ‘terror’ accounts

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 18, (AFP): Twitter on Thursday announced that it has cut off 235,000 more accounts for violating its policies regarding promotion of terrorism …

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‘For IS losing Sirte won’t mean losing Libya’ – Victory will be a boost for GNA

TRIPOLI, Aug 17, (AFP): Libyan pro-government forces have cornered Islamic State group fighters in a few pockets of Sirte, but defeat there will be far …

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UK faces legal test to stop radicals – Who is an extremist?

LONDON, Aug 17, (RTRS): To his detractors, including the British government, Salman Butt is an extremist whose views on Islam fly in the face of …

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10 in burkinis apprehended – PM backs ban

PARIS, Aug 17, (RTRS): Ten Muslim women wearing burkinis to the beach have been apprehended by police in the southern French city of Cannes in …

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Saudi-led coalition probes deadly strike on Yemen hospital – Air raid sparks international condemnation

RIYADH, Aug 16, (AFP): The Saudiled coalition bombing rebels in Yemen launched an investigation Tuesday after international condemnation of an air raid that Doctors Without …

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Tel Aviv ‘arrests’ Palestinians recruited by militant Hezbollah

JERUSALEM, Aug 16, (Agencies): Israel’s Shin Bet security service announced Tuesday it has arrested a network of Palestinians allegedly recruited via Facebook by Lebanon’s militant …

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Suspected imam killer charged – Fearful Muslim NYers demand stepped-up security

NEW YORK, Aug 16, (AFP): New York police charged a suspect Monday with the double murder of a New York imam and his friend, in …

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Thailand risks losing 200,000 visitors after attacks – Deep south hit by fresh blasts

NARATHIWAT, Thailand, Aug 15, (Agencies): Fresh explosions rocked Thailand’s deep south seriously wounding one soldier on Monday, days after a spate of bomb and arson …

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Jailed Egypt photographer says he’s been ‘forgotten’ – ‘Despair … powerless’

CAIRO, Aug 15, (AFP): Shouting to make himself heard from the soundproof glass dock during a break in his trial, Egyptian photographer Mahmoud Abdel Shakour …

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Modi, in address, chides Pakistan – Gunmen attack police station in Kashmir

NEW DELHI, Aug 15, (RTRS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took aim at supporters of “terrorism” in his Independence Day speech on Monday, ratcheting up …

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