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International

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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Raids take down ‘Iran’ cyberspy Rocket Kitten

FRANKFURT, Nov 9, (RTRS): European authorities have taken action to shut down a cyber espionage operation linked to Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard in the first …

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Russian artist held for torching security service HQ door

Russian authorities on Monday detained a political performance artist best known for nailing his scrotum to Red Square after he torched the doors to the …

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Maggie noodles back in India

Nestle’s hugely popular Maggi noodles returned Monday to shelves in India five months after the government banned them over lead levels, in one of the …

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Russia, Britain ramp up efforts to bring tourists home

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 8, (Agencies): Moscow and London ramped up efforts Sunday to bring home thousands of tourists stranded in Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh …

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Over 50 killed in fighting – Yemen rebels gain ground

ADEN, Nov 8, (Agencies): More than 50 people were killed in Yemen in the past two days in fighting pitting an Arab coalition against Houthi …

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Dead still being dug up, 2 yrs after Haiyan

 MANILA, Philippines, Nov 8, (AP): Villagers who perished when Typhoon Haiyan devastated the central Philippines two years ago continue to be dug up, including the …

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