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International

‘External factors’ caused flight crash – MOST GULF CARRIERS RE-ROUTE FLIGHTS OVER SINAI

MOSCOW, Nov 2, (Agencies): The Russian passenger jet that crashed in Egypt killing all 224 people on board came down due to “external” factors, the …

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Pak anti-Taleban hero dies

A Pakistani nationalist hero who defied the Taleban in Swat Valley and survived more than 10 assassination attempts by the insurgents has died peacefully of …

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Lebanon club shooting kills 8

BEIRUT, Nov 2, (AP): Lebanon’s state-run news agency says a shootout at a nightclub north of Beirut has killed two army intelligence officers and six …

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Kabul to accept Afghans deported from Germany – ‘Influx of Afghans unacceptable’

KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 2, (AP): Afghanistan will take back all its citizens being deported from Germany as the European country struggles to accommodate hundreds of …

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian attacker: police – Wave of violence shows no signs of abating

JERUSALEM, Nov 2, (Agencies): Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man who tried to stab a soldier in the occupied West Bank on Monday, …

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Flight broke apart ‘in air’ – Black box found

WADI Al-ZOLOMAT, Egypt, Nov 1, (AFP): A Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt broke up “in the air” strewing fragments across a wide area, an …

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Islamic State advances in central Syria, seizing towns – Iran calls for Syrian elections to solve crisis

BEIRUT, Nov 1, (Agencies): The Islamic State militant group is advancing in central Syria, seizing control of a town that lies near a highway leading …

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Islamist al Shebab attacks Somali hotel – At least 13 killed

MOGADISHU, Nov 1, (RTRS): Security forces in the Somali capital fought for several hours on Sunday before clearing a hotel of Islamist al Shebab gunmen …

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13 including 6 children drown off Greece – Protesters target border fence after refugee deaths

ATHENS, Nov 1, (Agencies): At least 13 migrants, six of them children, drowned as two boats making the hazardous crossing from Turkey capsized in the …

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Local radicals probed in attacks – Students rally against latest killing

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Nov 1, (Agencies): Police in Bangladesh said Sunday that they were investigating the possibility a local radical Islamic group was behind two attacks …

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