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International

IS urges jihad on Russia, US as Syrian strikes intensify

BEIRUT, Oct 14, (AFP): The Islamic State group called on Muslims Tuesday to wage jihad on Russia and the United States, as Moscow announced it …

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Religious freedom facing increased threats: report – IS, Boko Haram atrocities cited

WASHINGTON, Oct 14, (AP): The Islamic State led a campaign of attacks last year by militant extremist groups on religious freedom in large swaths of …

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Foreigners, Filipino kidnapped in Philippines – Muslim militants demand govt to stop attacks

MANILA, Oct 14, (AP): Suspected Muslim militants have posted a video purportedly showing for the first time two Canadians, a Norwegian and a Filipino who …

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PM Modi calls beef killing ‘unwelcome’ – Intolerance concerns grow

NEW DELHI, Oct 14, (RTRS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned the murder of a Muslim man over rumours he ate beef, in his …

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Syrian Qaeda call for attack on Russia over its air strikes – Nusra Front issues bounties for Assad, Hezb chief

BEIRUT, Oct 13, (AFP): Al- Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate called for jihadists to attack Russia over its air strikes in Syria, as rockets hit Moscow’s Damascus …

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Migrant arrivals 170K in Sept – Austria jails human trafficker

BRUSSELS, Oct 13, (Agencies): Some 170,000 irregular migrants entered the European Union in September, the bloc’s border agency Frontex said on Tuesday, taking the total …

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‘BUK’ downed MH17 – Ukraine bans Russian flights

GILZE-RIJEN, Netherlands, Oct 13, (Agencies): Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russianmade BUK missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded …

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Three dead as Jerusalem sees bloodiest day in rising unrest

JERUSALEM, Oct 13, (AFP): Jerusalem suffered its bloodiest day yet Tuesday in a wave of unrest, with at least three people killed and many wounded …

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Prince Alwaleed receives French PM – Political, economic, cultural matters discussed

RIYADH, Oct 13: HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) received at his office in Riyadh, today Tuesday …

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Japan FM says nuclear deal will speed Iran cooperation

Japan’s foreign minister said on a visit to Tehran Monday he hoped Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers would be swiftly implemented because his country …

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