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United Nations calls on Myanmar for unhindered access to Rohingya camps

United Nations calls on Myanmar for unhindered access to Rohingya camps

An worldwide delegation advising Myanmar toured the Taung Pyo Letwe refugee camp outside the town of Maungdaw near the Bangladesh border. "We have completed the first stage and the second stage wi...

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Israeli Embassy Guard Won't Stand Trial for Killing Jordanian Terrorist

Israeli Embassy Guard Won't Stand Trial for Killing Jordanian Terrorist

Instead, a diplomatic source said, Jerusalem would study the incident and "share the results with the Jordanians". Israel - the ministry also said - lends great importance to strategic relations wit...

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Thousands more flee as Philippine volcano fires ash 5 km high

Thousands more flee as Philippine volcano fires ash 5 km high

Authorities in the Philippines are warning people to stay clear of the volatile Mount Mayon volcano after multiple eruptions spread lava and ash for kilometers. "It was like night time at noon, ther...

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Fitting tribute paid to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on 121st Birth anniversary

Fitting tribute paid to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on 121st Birth anniversary

Jailed 11 times in his life, Netaji stood up to advocate for Poorna Swaraj (total freedom) when the Congress Committee was fine with getting independence in phases through a Dominion status. Known for...

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Wenger assesses Arsenal's chances of signing Aubameyang

Wenger assesses Arsenal's chances of signing Aubameyang

After nearly a season-long saga, Alexis Sanchez on Monday completed his highly anticipated move to Manchester United from Arsenal . Arsenal have stepped up their pursuit of Aubameyang and fle...

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Mattis calls disputed waters 'North Natuna Sea' in Indonesia

Mattis calls disputed waters 'North Natuna Sea' in Indonesia

The regulation bars contact with those found to commit human-rights violations including rape, torture and murder, and it must be shown that action was taken against offending troops and units such as...

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EU Sanctions Venezuela as Almagro Condemns Presidential Elections

EU Sanctions Venezuela as Almagro Condemns Presidential Elections

During the governors' election of last October, opposition candidates for the first time gave convincing evidence that elections authorities had altered results in one state, though Maduro scoffed at ...

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Unemployment rates inch up in SC, region

Unemployment rates inch up in SC, region

The latest figures released by the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions show private service industries reported an additional 9,300 jobs while goods-producing industries grew by 2,200 jobs. N...

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From the archives: An interview with the late Hugh Masekela

From the archives: An interview with the late Hugh Masekela

The artist has been battling with the cancer since 2008. Speaking to the dangers the mining industry still poses in "Stimela" ("Coal Train"), Masekela spoke in English about the trains carrying Africa...

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Twin Car Bombs Kill Over 30 Near Mosque in Libya

Twin Car Bombs Kill Over 30 Near Mosque in Libya

The first explosion struck outside the mosque, in the central Al Salmani district, at about 8.20pm as worshippers were leaving evening prayers. The second auto bomb went off 15 minutes after securit...

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Egypt: campaign chief says presidential candidate arrested

Egypt: campaign chief says presidential candidate arrested

On Tuesday, top army officials said Annan had failed to follow regulations before announcing his candidacy , which require officers to formally end their service and ask for permission from the centr...

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Save the Children office comes under attack in Afghanistan, 11 injured

Save the Children office comes under attack in Afghanistan, 11 injured

At least 11 people were wounded in the blast that was caused by a vehicle bomber outside the headquarters of the NGO in the city of Jalalabad early Wednesday morning, Afghanistan's Tolo news network r...

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End to government shutdown in sight as Dems halt filibuster

End to government shutdown in sight as Dems halt filibuster

There were indications Sunday that Democratic resolve was beginning to waver, with growing worries that a prolonged shutdown could prove to be an electoral headache for the party just as it has grown ...

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USA has 'moral obligation' to Syria's Afrin region: Kurdish official

USA has 'moral obligation' to Syria's Afrin region: Kurdish official

The United Nations expresses its deep concern over Turkey's ongoing operation in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, which has already claimed lives of civilians and forced about 6,000 o...

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'Look East' policy becomes 'Act East' as ASEAN leaders arrive in Delhi

'Look East' policy becomes 'Act East' as ASEAN leaders arrive in Delhi

All 10 leaders will be participating in the India Asean commemorative summit on January 25 which is being held to mark 25 years of dialogue partnership, 15 years of summit-level interaction and five y...

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North Korea, US clash over nukes at disarmament forum in Geneva

North Korea, US clash over nukes at disarmament forum in Geneva

Pompeo did seem to concede that North Korea has a rudimentary capability to strike at the American mainland-which seems to contrast slightly with the White House position. CIA Director Mike Pompeo ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation director threatened to resign amid Trump, Sessions pressure

Federal Bureau of Investigation director threatened to resign amid Trump, Sessions pressure

The question came after McCabe became the FBI's acting director following James Comey's firing in May. McCabe, 49, who had been FBI deputy director for a little more than a year when James Come...

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U.S. says Russian Federation 'responsible' for Syria chemical attacks

U.S. says Russian Federation 'responsible' for Syria chemical attacks

Rescue workers in the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, near to Damascus, accused government forces of using chlorine gas during bombardment of the area on Monday. While the U.S. has long criticiz...

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Bipartisan deal sets stage for shutdown's end

Bipartisan deal sets stage for shutdown's end

But that leaves the fight over a politically charged immigration proposal unresolved for at least another three weeks. At its heart was the status of immigrants brought into the United States illega...

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U.S. attorney general Jeff Sessions questioned in Trump-Russia probe

DOJ spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores confirmed to BuzzFeed News that the interview took place last week at the special counsel's office and lasted several hours. But Sessions recused himself from the ...

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Cartier owner Richemont makes an offer for Yoox Net-a-Porter

Cartier owner Richemont makes an offer for Yoox Net-a-Porter

This investment also brings to light the overall value of the YNAP business, pitching it at around the €5 billion mark (AU$7.6 billion). The Swiss firm, whose brands include jeweller Cartier, pen an...

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What the European Union is preparing next for London in Brexit talks

What the European Union is preparing next for London in Brexit talks

While this is not the CBI's official position, the group says it has chose to speak out about the problems of the government's approach to Brexit after "thousands of conversations" and workshops w...

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International Space Station Astronauts Conduct Spacewalk To Fix Robotic Arm

International Space Station Astronauts Conduct Spacewalk To Fix Robotic Arm

Epps was slated to be the first black astronaut to live in space until Thursday evening, when NASA announced she was being replaced by Serena Auñón-Chancellor, a Hispanic flight surgeon selected as ...

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Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Stake Lifted by Conning Inc

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Stake Lifted by Conning Inc

About 8.74M shares traded or 58.03% up from the average. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday morning. BMO Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $1...

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Afrin offensive kills at least 18 civilians: Kurds

Afrin offensive kills at least 18 civilians: Kurds

It believes the fighters are an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Party ( PKK ), which has fought for Kurdish autonomy in Turkey for three decades. But U.S. military officials and now the secretary...

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