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Syria opposition calls for direct negotiations

Syria opposition calls for direct negotiations

The issue has always been the sticking point in previous rounds of talks, deepening division among an already fragmented opposition. Abdah thanked Saudi Arabia for organizing and preparing this conf...

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Search Continues For Missing Sailors After Navy Plane Crash In Philippine Sea

Search Continues For Missing Sailors After Navy Plane Crash In Philippine Sea

It said the ship was operating in the Philippine Sea, which is east of the Philippines, when the crash occurred at 2:45 p.m. local time. The assets scouring the Philippine Sea included a U.S. Their ...

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Israeli man's selfies at Majid-e-Nabwi spark outrage on social media

Israeli man's selfies at Majid-e-Nabwi spark outrage on social media

As per the Saudi law, only Muslims are permitted to visit the holy sites in the Kingdom and there are checkpoints at every entry and exit locations to the holy sites. Israel and Iran are arch foes and...

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Missing Argentine submarine: Investigators say sound consistent with explosion heard

Missing Argentine submarine: Investigators say sound consistent with explosion heard

Refits can be hard because they involve integrating systems produced by different manufacturers, said Rockford Weitz, director of the Fletcher School's maritime studies program at Tufts University. Na...

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Three People Missing in US Navy Airplane Crash into the Philippine Sea

Three People Missing in US Navy Airplane Crash into the Philippine Sea

The C-2 " Greyhound " aircraft was on its way to the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan , which is now in the Philippine Sea. Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera said that his de...

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North Korea criticises US over designation as terror sponsor

North Korea criticises US over designation as terror sponsor

Trump's September executive order targeted North Korea's textiles, fishing, information technology and manufacturing industries, and was created to "cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea's ...

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Steely Dan's Donald Fagen sues Walter Becker's estate

Steely Dan's Donald Fagen sues Walter Becker's estate

Fagen contends that a contractual agreement from the formation of the band in 1972 that states the group's corporate entity buys all shares of any member who quits or dies. The suit also claims that N...

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On-trade gives cautious welcome to business rates changes

On-trade gives cautious welcome to business rates changes

In his Budget speech , Mr Hammond said the move would help the UK's 5.5 million small businesses - which he said showed "extraordinary vibrancy and resilience" but "are feeling under pressure right...

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Philippines cancels peace talks with communist rebels

Philippines cancels peace talks with communist rebels

Meanwhile, a militant lawyers' group saw a sinister angle in the threat to arrest so-called legal fronts of the CPP-NPA "upon Duterte's orders" deemed as "conspiring to commit terrorism". Peace talks ...

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A cool and dry Thanksgiving

A cool and dry Thanksgiving

We'll see some improvements going into your Black Friday . High: Low-mid 50s. SATURDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear skies and cold temperatures will be around with a low of 32 degrees. But that swing come...

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Group: Pledge to ease Yemen blockade falls short

Group: Pledge to ease Yemen blockade falls short

The blockade was imposed after a missile was sacked by Yemen's Houthi rebels at Riyadh airport on November 4. "We're monitoring these developments", Haq told reporters in NY. Nearly 9,000 people hav...

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Iraq Launches Operation To Clear Last ISIS Holdouts From Desert

Iraq Launches Operation To Clear Last ISIS Holdouts From Desert

In a Facebook post, the Joint Operations Command said this was the second phase of the offensive aimed at liberating the Upper Euphrates region, located between the provinces of Saladin, Nineveh and A...

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Guarantee Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife, mother will not be harassed or questioned

Guarantee Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife, mother will not be harassed or questioned

India has provided a conditional acceptance to Pakistan's offer to arrange a meeting between Kulbhushan Jadhav - the former Indian Navy officer sentenced to death there for alleged espionage - and h...

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Iran, Russia, Turkey to call for int'l conference on Syria

Iran, Russia, Turkey to call for int'l conference on Syria

The trilateral meeting follows Syrian President Bashar Assad's surprise visit to Russian Federation on Monday, which the Kremlin said helped lay the groundwork for Wednesday's meeting. Trump and Putin...

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Police enter Australia's Manus Island detention centre

Police enter Australia's Manus Island detention centre

Hundreds of men have refused to leave the Manus Island centre since it was closed on 31 October, citing fears for their safety in the local community. "When they see anyone filming they catch him, b...

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British High Commissioner to Zambia statement on resignation of Robert Mugabe

British High Commissioner to Zambia statement on resignation of Robert Mugabe

He however said the ANC was impressed by the peaceful manner in which the people of Zimbabwe expressed their concerns. After Mugabe brokered the liberation of Zimbabwe, his subsequent transformation...

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OPS Faction Wins Back AIADMK Two Leaves Symbol

OPS Faction Wins Back AIADMK Two Leaves Symbol

A power struggle broke out within the party soon after the former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, passed away on December 5 last after a prolonged illness. The EC had frozen the party symbol after OPS wa...

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France tells Libya to act over migrants 'sold into slavery'

France tells Libya to act over migrants 'sold into slavery'

Speaking to lawmakers, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian suggested Paris wanted to take things further and called for an urgent session of the Council to specifically discuss the situation ...

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Foreign ministers of Korea, China to hold meeting this week

Foreign ministers of Korea, China to hold meeting this week

North Korea condemned its USA terror listing as a "serious provocation" on Wednesday, warning that sanctions would never force it to abandon its nuclear weapons programme. Trump warned that the terror...

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Germany: six arrested over Christmas market terror plot

Germany: six arrested over Christmas market terror plot

Frankfurt prosecutors said 500 police officers searched eight apartments in the cities of Kassel, Hannover, Essen and Leipzig following tip-offs from refugee sources about Isis activists. Four of the ...

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Uefa investigate Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal for forced yellow

Uefa investigate Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal for forced yellow

The defender received the booking in the 90th minute when taking too long to take a throw, which means he'll now receive a one match ban - missing Madrid's final group game against Borussia Dortmund. ...

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Counter-terrorism operation in Tbilisi ends, 3 detained

Counter-terrorism operation in Tbilisi ends, 3 detained

Security service spokeswoman Nino Giorgobiani said in a televised statement that one suspect had been arrested and a special operation was under way to catch several others. The members of the mention...

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Senator: Gary Cohn Faked Bad Reception to Hang Up on Trump

Senator: Gary Cohn Faked Bad Reception to Hang Up on Trump

Carper says 15 minutes later, he suggested that Cohn take the phone and say, "Mr. President, you're brilliant!" Carper said Cohn wanted to have a conversation on tax reform without Trump, who was...

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Padmavati banned in Gujarat too, CM doesn't want law and order situation

Padmavati banned in Gujarat too, CM doesn't want law and order situation

The complainant said that producers were criminals who made the film with vested interests and it has hurt the sentiments of the people. Adityanath said the director was no less guilty than those ...

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European Rugby legend Ronan O'Gara to leave Racing 92 for Crusaders

European Rugby legend Ronan O'Gara to leave Racing 92 for Crusaders

The former Ireland fly-half joined the Racing in 2013 and had been under contract until 2019, but that four-year relationship has now ended with him heading to Christchurch to work alongside head coac...

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