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Monday , December 6 2021


Saudi conducts 147th execution this yr – Kingdom’s highest in two decades

RIYADH, Nov 12, (AFP): Saudi Arabia on Thursday executed one of its citizens convicted of murder, adding to a toll which rights group Amnesty International …

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Briton home, avoids lashing

LONDON, Nov 11, (AFP): A British man imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for breaking antialcohol laws has returned to Britain, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday, …

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Syrian army breaks IS siege of key military air base in Aleppo

KWEYRIS, Syria, Nov 11, (Agencies): Syria’s army broke a more than year-long jihadist siege of a military air base in the country’s north Tuesday, scoring …

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‘More attacks on foreigners in Bangladesh’

Foreigners may be attacked again in Bangladesh, the US State Department said in a travel warning on Tuesday that urged Americans to be cautious and …

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Hindu cow mobs rule as religious debate rages – Govt accused of failing to rein in Hindu hardliners

TARANAGAR, India, Nov 11, (AFP): As a truck screeches to a halt on an Indian highway in the middle of the night, devout young Hindus …

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1 dead … 2 wounded in subway shooting

NEW YORK, Nov 10, (AFP): One man was killed and two other people wounded Monday in a shooting in a subway stop near New York’s …

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War on DAESH needs boots on ground: US air force secretary

DUBAI, Nov 10, (Agencies): The air campaign against the Islamic State group has made progress in degrading the jihadist organisation but will not be enough …

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Philippine militants free Malaysian hostage – Paid huge ransom, but police officials deny money changed hands

MANILA, Philippines, Oct 10, (AP): Abu Sayyaf militants have freed a Malaysian restaurant manager after six months of jungle captivity in the southern Philippines, but …

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Bangladesh machete attack on policeman

DHAKA, Nov 10, (RTRS): A machete-wielding man on Tuesday injured a military policeman in an attack at an army check post in the Bangladesh capital, …

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Thousands more tourists flee Egypt – Police kill top militant in Cairo

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 9, (Agencies): Thousands more foreign tourists flew home from Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh Monday after the downing of a Russian airliner …

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