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Pakistani Taliban senior commander confirmed killed by USA drone

Pakistani Taliban senior commander confirmed killed by USA drone

Spokesman for the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Mohammad Khorasani said in a statement sent to the local media that Sajna, deputy chief of the group, was killed in the us drone attack i...

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Tripura elections: Congress silent in campaigning to benefit CPI(M), alleges Amit Shah

Tripura elections: Congress silent in campaigning to benefit CPI(M), alleges Amit Shah

Shah said a BJP government would protect and promote the cultural heritage and values of tribals. A few days earlier, Shah had addressed the public and talked about how the government in Tripura had d...

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Iran Vows to Play Major Role in Iraq's Reconstruction

Iran Vows to Play Major Role in Iraq's Reconstruction

About $22 billion will be required in the short term and $65 billion in the medium term, Reuters reported Adulfattah saying at the conference, which was arranged to discuss Iraq's reconstruction. "T...

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Gov't to bring home 800 OFWs from Kuwait

Gov't to bring home 800 OFWs from Kuwait

The Philippine foreign affairs department said on Monday that authorities were repatriating 10,000 overstaying Filipinos from Kuwait under an amnesty programme arranged with the Kuwaiti government. "D...

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Afrin, Support of Kurdish Militias to Headline US-Turkish Talks

Afrin, Support of Kurdish Militias to Headline US-Turkish Talks

Diplomatic sources told Asharq Al-Awsat that the United States proposal to establish a 30 km deep security zone into Syrian territory on Turkey's border would be discussed, pointing out that Turkey ...

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Trump budget priorities include infrastructure, border security

Trump budget priorities include infrastructure, border security

And he said if local governments do engage in the Trump plan, it could result in an even heavier tax burden on residents in NY and other high-tax states where many taxpayers likely will pay more f...

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Top Saudi Cleric: Women Need Not To Wear The Abaya

Top Saudi Cleric: Women Need Not To Wear The Abaya

While women continue to fight for their freedom, there are still places where they are not treated equally. A member of the Council of Senior Scholars, Sheikh Abdullah Al-Mutlaq, argued that the ab...

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International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach to visit North Korea after Winter Olympics

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach to visit North Korea after Winter Olympics

Moon did not immediately accept the invitation. It was that position which led the U.S. Treasury Department to blacklist her previous year for censorship and "severe human rights abuses". He also sa...

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ANC Chiefs To Meet To 'Finalise' Zuma Exit

ANC Chiefs To Meet To 'Finalise' Zuma Exit

Cyril Ramaphosa , who was ANC secretary-general at the time, stands next to President Nelson Mandela as he holds up a copy of the new South African Constitution at its signing in 1996. Ramaphosa...

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Peaceful gesture amongst Koreans at Games, but US not impressed

Peaceful gesture amongst Koreans at Games, but US not impressed

Moon shook hands with both Kim Yo Jong and Kim Yong Nam at the Olympics opening ceremony and they cheered as athletes from North and South entered the arena together behind a unification flag show...

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Elon Musk Curses up a Storm During Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch

Elon Musk Curses up a Storm During Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch

As it cruises the void, it will play David Bowie's "Life on Mars " and "Space Oddity" on continuous repeat. The market, however, has changed significantly since Musk announced the Falcon Heavy pr...

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The Media's Olympic-Level North Korea Fawning Is a Disgrace

The Media's Olympic-Level North Korea Fawning Is a Disgrace

Last month, the North agreed with South Korea to send 22 athletes and a 230-strong cheering squad to the winter Games. Moon gave qualified consent to holding a future summit with Kim, the first betw...

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Abbas heads to Moscow in bid to sideline United States from peace process

Abbas heads to Moscow in bid to sideline United States from peace process

Embassy, now located in Tel Aviv, to Jerusalem. He said , "Right now, I would say the Palestinians are not looking to make peace, they are not looking to make peace. Palestinians regard Jerusalem as ...

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GOP Lawmaker Devin Nunes Reportedly Made His Own Fake News Website

GOP Lawmaker Devin Nunes Reportedly Made His Own Fake News Website

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes insisted on releasing it without these reviews. "You've got to talk to Devin". "The Democrats sent a very political and long response memo which...

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Oregon State hits 18 three-pointers to beat Washington women 95-57

Oregon State hits 18 three-pointers to beat Washington women 95-57

Oregon State remains the conference's leading team in scoring defense at 67.7. While the Beavers kept shooting well throughout (60 percent on the game), the Huskies didn't pull out of their offensiv...

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Tamilisai, Vijayadharani welcome inauguration of Jaya's portrait in Assembly

Tamilisai, Vijayadharani welcome inauguration of Jaya's portrait in Assembly

Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal has no right or powers to unveil the portrait of a person convicted in a corruption case, he charged. Calling it a "black move", Stalin claimed the portrait was unveiled...

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Turkish forces push into Syria as Afrin offensive enters fourth week

Turkish forces push into Syria as Afrin offensive enters fourth week

There was no mention of the ongoing war or words between Ankara , which is engaged in a brutal counterterrorism operation in the northern Syrian enclave of Afrin, and USA and coalition commanders who...

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North Korea's Summit Offer Could Test US-South Korea's United Nuclear Front

US Vice President Mike Pence (center) between Kim Yong-nam, North Korea's ceremonial head of state, and Kim Yo-jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister. -South Korea joint military exercises...

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Mulvaney says Trump budget will include money for Mexico border wall

Mulvaney says Trump budget will include money for Mexico border wall

The proposal calls for changes to the federal permitting process, and spending proposals will be paid for by cuts elsewhere in the budget. The budget request that President TrumpDonald John TrumpTil...

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Militants' bid to attack camp in Srinagar thwarted: CRPF

Militants' bid to attack camp in Srinagar thwarted: CRPF

Security forces from CRPF Valley QAT and 23 Bn CRPF have cornered the terrorists who have been hiding in a house, which has been cordoned off by the CRPF, said the police official. we have called our ...

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City Airport closed after builders find bomb

City Airport closed after builders find bomb

City Airport operates short-haul flights and is located in east London , close to the Canary Wharf business district. Passengers have been advised not to travel to the airport until further notice, a...

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Turkish soldiers killed, 11 injured in Afrin

Turkish soldiers killed, 11 injured in Afrin

Meanwhile, Turkish officials said the leaders of Turkey , Russia and Iran will meet in Istanbul to discuss peace efforts for Syria . It added that the group's partners say 45 schools in eastern ...

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The Winter Olympics' systems were hacked during Friday's opening ceremony

The Winter Olympics' systems were hacked during Friday's opening ceremony

The delegation, the highest-ranking to visit the South, concludes its visit later on Sunday having charmed and intrigued the South Korean public, but still faces deep scepticism over the North's since...

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Stubborn Getafe Hold Barcelona At Camp Nou

Stubborn Getafe Hold Barcelona At Camp Nou

But with Samuel Umtiti suspended and Thomas Vermaelen sidelined with a hamstring injury, Ernesto Valverde has included him for the visit of Getafe . Madrid won 5-2 at home to Real Sociedad on S...

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As Olympics Open, Moon's Warm Words for Pyongyang Alarm South Korea's Allies

As Olympics Open, Moon's Warm Words for Pyongyang Alarm South Korea's Allies

While preparations for the Pyeongchang Games have involved dialogue and displays of unity between the two Koreas, Abe said he and Moon repeated that there is a need to continue to press the North ov...

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Trump refuses to declassify Democratic response to GOP Russia memo

Trump refuses to declassify Democratic response to GOP Russia memo

Trump called the memo "very political and long" in a tweet on Saturday and said he told Democrats "to re-do". On Saturday morning, Trump tweeted about the back-and-forth, implying Democrats pu...

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Tough Turkey talks await Tillerson

The top USA diplomat's visit to Ankara comes amid escalated tensions between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over a series of disagreements, including human rights cases and the Syri...

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N. Korean leader invites S. Korea's Moon to the North--president's office

North Korea's Alpine skiing coach says it's an "honour" to compete at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, though he doesn't expect much from any of his athletes. The North Korean delegates later Saturd...

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Tonga braces for Cyclone Gita after storm batters Samoa

Tonga braces for Cyclone Gita after storm batters Samoa

A state of emergency has been declared in the island kingdom. The storm is now a Category 4, and forecasters expect it could grow to a Category 5 by the time it strikes Tonga Monday night. Kiwi we...

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Germany: Merkel calls for younger ministers in new government

Germany: Merkel calls for younger ministers in new government

The chancellor acknowledged in a Sunday interview with ZDF public television that it "was painful" to hand the powerful finance ministry to the Social Democrats. The CDU has six ministerial posts to f...

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PM Modi delivers keynote address in UAE

PM Modi delivers keynote address in UAE

The two countries also signed an agreement on cooperation between Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, India and Oman's Diplomatic Institute. He later showed gratitude to the Crown...

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Trump tells Israeli newspaper Palestinians 'aren't willing to make peace'

Trump tells Israeli newspaper Palestinians 'aren't willing to make peace'

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' aide Majdi Khalidi on Sunday said that Palestinians will ask Russian President Vladimir Putin to step into a multilateral mechanism to overlook the peace process. ...

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Winter Olympics: Swiss overpower unified Korean women's ice hockey team

Winter Olympics: Swiss overpower unified Korean women's ice hockey team

The meeting also included two other high-level delegates- Choe Hwi, the chairman of the National Sports Guidance Committee, and Ri Son-gwon, the head of the North Korea's state agency in charge of i...

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Coast residents lose power in freak storm

Coast residents lose power in freak storm

A man has been shocked while taking a shower after lightning struck nearby his house in Ferny Grove in Brisbane's north-west during a powerful south-east Queensland storm. Meanwhile, up to 100,000 hom...

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North Korea: US says 'no daylight' between allies despite warmer ties

North Korea: US says 'no daylight' between allies despite warmer ties

Kim Yo Jong earlier on Friday became the first member of North Korea's ruling family to visit the South since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. North Korea's state news agency said on Sunday it...

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France presses Russian Federation over Syria as more die in besieged rebel area

In Kuwait, he will attend a meeting of the "Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS", the first gathering at this level since US-backed local forces drove the jihadist group out of its Syrian bastion Raqa, a ...

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Korean unity, historic handshake as Pyeongchang Olympics open

Korean unity, historic handshake as Pyeongchang Olympics open

He didn't say what those conditions were, but he urged North Korea to open a dialogue with the United States , suggesting no diplomatic progress could be made without US participation. "Special envoy...

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North Korean Leader Invites South Korean President to Pyongyang

North Korean Leader Invites South Korean President to Pyongyang

Later, Moon watched the joint Korean women's ice hockey team - the first ever combined team at the Olympics - take on Switzerland , joining Kim Yo Jong and Kim Yong Nam , the North's nominal h...

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Detained Iranian-Canadian Activist Reportedly Dies In Tehran Prison

Detained Iranian-Canadian Activist Reportedly Dies In Tehran Prison

Ghaemi said Seyed-Emami was a founder of the group, which he called "the leading environmental NGO in Iran", and he was detained along with almost a dozen other members. "Some of them refused to comme...

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Four slain in 'horrific' Kentucky killing spree

Four slain in 'horrific' Kentucky killing spree

The first call for help coming in around 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Two victims were found dead in the kitchen. A man and a woman were found dead inside a residence in the Volga area and two women and the su...

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