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Iraqi PM Abadi demands annulment not freeze of KRG referendum

Iraqi PM Abadi demands annulment not freeze of KRG referendum

The US and other Western allies of Iraq had urged KRG leader Masoud Barzani to cancel or postpone the vote. The illegitimate referendum was heavily criticized by most regional and worldwide actors...

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USA general lays out Niger attack details; questions remain

USA general lays out Niger attack details; questions remain

Dunford said the war is moving to multiple arenas. They were wrong. As the patrol returned on October 4, it was ambushed by 50 tribesmen believed to belong to the "Islamic State in the Greater Sahel...

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1 killed, MP and 2 others wounded in Kiev blast

The blast occured in nation's capital - Kiev - with footage online showing police at the scene. According to the Kiev prosecutors, the explosion occurred near a TV studio Espreso, where Mosiychu...

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Pak court issues arrest warrant against Nawaz Sharif

Sources said that Nawaz Sharif deliberately didn't appear in the Accountability Court while the NAB prosecutor requested the Court to issue arrest warrants for Nawaz Sharif. Ahead of their appearance,...

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Congresswoman wants Kelly apology as spat with Trump endures

Congresswoman wants Kelly apology as spat with Trump endures

Khan said in the aftermath of the Niger deaths, Kelly had focused on defending Trump "instead of honoring (the slain soldiers) and restraining from political expediency". The latest example of this ...

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N has no dependence on U.S. to govern Pakistan: Khawaja Asif

N has no dependence on U.S. to govern Pakistan: Khawaja Asif

However, he said, Pakistan has managed to restore peace in its territory to a great extent and the number of drone strikes has decreased as compared to previous years. He further briefed the visiting ...

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US Adds Two Aircraft Carriers and Strike Groups to Asia Pacific

US Adds Two Aircraft Carriers and Strike Groups to Asia Pacific

The Roosevelt's strike group comprises the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill, and three guided-missile destroyers: the USS Halsey, the USS Preble, and the USS Sampson. A Navy spokeswoman, Lt. M...

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Appleby confirms data breach

The Bermuda-based law firm admitted it was "not infallible" and said some client data had been stolen in the hack, but denied any wrongdoing. To view the full article, register now. "We refute any a...

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Roads in MP are better than US: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Roads in MP are better than US: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

While addressing a business seminar organised by the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum in Washington DC, Chouhan said when he travelled on roads he felt that the roads in his state were better than...

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Obama-era uranium deal yields new questions, new accusations and new investigation

Obama-era uranium deal yields new questions, new accusations and new investigation

Meanwhile, the investigation into the email server will focus on why former FBI Director James Comey announced it was investigating Clinton, but waited for several months to say it had a similar a...

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Nikki Haley 'evacuated' from event in South Sudan

Earlier on Wednesday, Haley met with President Salva Kiir, whom she said she told that the US was losing patience with the South Sudanese government's efforts to end the country's ongoing civil war. H...

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UK Certain Iran Nuclear Deal To Be Preserved, US Says Remains Committed

UK Certain Iran Nuclear Deal To Be Preserved, US Says Remains Committed

That has given congress 60 days to decide whether to reinstate the sanctions suspended under the pact in return for temporary curbs on Tehran's nuclear work. U.S. Disarmament Ambassador Robert Wood sa...

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WaPo: It Was Clinton Who Colluded With Russia

WaPo: It Was Clinton Who Colluded With Russia

The revelation is likely to fuel complaints by Trump that the dossier, which the president has derided as "phony stuff", is a politically motivated collection of salacious claims. "A DNC spokeswoman s...

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Top House tax writer won't rule out changes to 401(k) plans

Top House tax writer won't rule out changes to 401(k) plans

Ways and Means chairman Kevin Brady is aiming to debut the new tax legislation next week after the House passes the Senate's budget resolution, which is heading for a vote this week. Congression...

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Ambassador Scott Brown being investigated for offensive comments in Samoa

Ambassador Scott Brown being investigated for offensive comments in Samoa

Brown says he attended the event with his wife on his first day in Samoa and said he'd been complementing the well-dressed guests as they walked in. Brown said he is under investigation for comments...

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North Korea making millions from construction projects in Africa

North Korea making millions from construction projects in Africa

Nandi-Ndaitwah was quoted by CNN saying that all the constructions by the North Korean company were done before the sanctions. The bill was renamed after the 22-year-old University of Virginia stude...

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Tipu Sultan died a heroic death fighting British: President

Tipu Sultan died a heroic death fighting British: President

His statement was welcomed with a loud desk-thumping in the assembly by the ruling Congress members. While some BJP leaders have threatened to boycott the Tipu jayanti functions, the Congress ...

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Man arrested by Israeli police after writing 'good morning' on Facebook

Man arrested by Israeli police after writing 'good morning' on Facebook

Wasel Abu Yousif, a member of the Palestine Liberation Organization, called the construction plans in Jabel Mukaber "a challenge to all the calls by the worldwide community" to halt settlement buildin...

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Ruthless Wozniacki turns on style to crush Halep

Ruthless Wozniacki turns on style to crush Halep

In the first set, Halep won only 10 of the 35 points played, and Wozniacki never faced a break point. "I just felt that in the beginning she's very consistent and very strong, but then in the second...

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European Union countries fail to reach consensus on reapproving glyphosate

European Union countries fail to reach consensus on reapproving glyphosate

Yesterday saw members of the European Parliament at the Strasbourg plenary back a proposal to phase out glyphosate in the EU within five years. The Commission originally proposed a 15-year marketing...

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This is now the most powerful passport in the world

This is now the most powerful passport in the world

The report also shows that Singapore , with 3.4 million holders and as small as it is, now has the world's most powerful passport as its citizens can now travel to 159 countries with or without visa....

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PH receives military equipment from Russian Federation

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday witnessed the turnover during his tour of the large anti-submarine ship Admiral Pantaleev docked at Pier 15, Port of Manila. The certificate of donation was si...

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Iran sentences 'agent for Israel's Mossad' to death

In 2012, Iran hanged one man over the killings, saying he had links to Israel. The Islamic Republic branded a disaster medicine researcher as a "Mossad agent", giving him just 20 days to appeal t...

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Student, friend shot dead on Grambling State University campus

Student, friend shot dead on Grambling State University campus

The two men were 23 years of age and from Farmerville, Louisiana. The dead were identified as Earl Andrews, a Grambling senior; and one non-student, Monquiarius Caldwell. The presume fled the scene,...

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Democrat urges probe of Puerto Rico power contract to Zinke's Montana neighbor

Democrat urges probe of Puerto Rico power contract to Zinke's Montana neighbor

The decision to award such a big contract - and such an enormous challenge - to a tiny company founded just two years ago has surprised many. OUELLET: When I spoke with the state-owned Puerto Rico ...

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