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Thursday , October 28 2021

International

Fears of home-grown jihadist violence mount – Imam welcomes growing place of religion

NIAMEY, Feb 28, (AFP): Increasingly targeted by jihadist fighters roaming its remote northern desert, and Nigeria’s feared Boko Haram insurgents on its southern flank, Niger …

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HH THE AMIR CABLES U.S., RUSSIAN LEADERS – Syria ceasefire comes into effect

DAMASCUS, Feb 27, (Agencies): Fighting subsided across much of Syria Saturday as the first major ceasefire of the devastating, five-year war appeared to broadly hold …

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Greece becomes migrant ‘warehouse’

ATHENS, Greece, Feb 27, (Agencies): Greece is fast becoming the “warehouse of human beings” that its government has vowed not to allow. Hastily setup camps …

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No lithium-ion in checked baggage: ICAO – Decision takes effect April 1

MONTREAL, Feb 27, (RTRS): Spare lithium-ion batteries will no longer be allowed in checked baggage on airlines as of April 1, the UN’s aviation agency …

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G20 warns over loopholes in fight against terror finance

SHANGHAI, China, Feb 27, (AFP): More needs to be done to combat “loopholes and deficiencies” in the world financial system as part of the fight …

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Disputes delay video surveillance at shrine – ‘No gimmick to solve problem’

JERUSALEM, Feb 26, (AP): Video surveillance of Jerusalem’s holiest site was meant to be a quick fix to lower tensions that have driven months of …

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Saudi Arabia broadens sanctions on Hezbollah

RIYADH, Feb 26, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia on Friday extended sanctions on Hezbollah, in its latest action against the powerful Lebanon-based Shiite militant group fighting in …

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Trump under fierce attack by rivals – GOP under intense pressure to derail Trump train

HOUSTON, Feb 26, (AFP): White House hopefuls Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio unleashed a barrage of attacks against Donald Trump during Thursday’s raucous Republican debate …

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Somali president claims 200 Kenyans killed in Jan 15 raid – Mortar attack near palace kills 4 in Magadishu

MOGADISHU, Feb 26, (RTRS): As many as 200 soldiers were killed in an attack on a Kenyan military camp in Somalia by al Shebab Islamists …

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Pressure builds ahead of deadline for Syria truce – ‘Intense contacts underway’

DAMASCUS, Feb 24, (AFP): Pressure was building on Syria’s warring sides Wednesday to abide by a partial ceasefire brokered by Moscow and Washington that is …

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