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International

Paris attacks evoke dark memories – ‘It had psychological effect on each, every Mumbaikar’

Paris attacks evoke dark memories MUMBAI, Nov 14, (AFP): For residents of the bustling Indian city of Mumbai, the horrific attacks in Paris on Friday …

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US air strike targets ‘Jihadi John’ – OBAMA SAYS ISLAMIC STATE GROUP CONTAINED

LONDON, Nov 13, (Agencies): A US strike on Syria that targeted British militant “Jihadi John” was “an act of self-defence”, Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron …

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Kurdish forces seize Iraq’s Sinjar from Islamic State

NEAR SINJAR TOWN, Nov 13, (Agencies): Kurdish peshmerga forces backed by US air strikes seized the Iraqi town of Sinjar from Islamic State on Friday, …

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Norway arrests 2 linked to IS group

STOCKHOLM, Nov 13, (AP): Norway’s security service PST says two men have been arrested for suspected links to the Islamic State militant group. PST spokeswoman …

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Moscow bans Egyptian national carrier from flying to Russia – Egypt says plane’s final seconds to be analyzed abroad

MOSCOW, Nov 13, (Agencies): Russia’s state aviation agency on Friday banned Egypt’s national carrier from flying to Russia, a move that follows the suspension of …

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Kurds cut key IS supply line in Sinjar

MOUNT SINJAR, Iraq, Nov 12, (Agencies): Iraqi Kurdish forces backed by US-led strikes blocked a key Islamic State group supply line with Syria Thursday as …

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UAE police officer held in Libya of spying – Welayti was fired 5 years ago: Dubai police

BENGHAZI, Libya, Nov 12, (AP): Authorities in Libya’s militia-held capital say they arrested an Emirati police officer on suspicion of being a spy, though Dubai …

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Twin suicide blasts kill at least 41 in Beirut Hezbollah bastion

BEIRUT, Nov 12, (Agencies): At least 41 people have been killed and more than 200 wounded after twin suicide bombings rocked a stronghold of Lebanon’s …

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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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