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Putin to Continue 'Diplomatic Marathon' on Syrian Settlement

Putin to Continue 'Diplomatic Marathon' on Syrian Settlement

The leaders of Russia , Iran and Turkey on Wednesday called on the Syrian government and moderate opposition to "participate constructively" in the planned congress, to be held in the Black Sea resor...

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Pistorius's murder sentence increased to 13 years

Pistorius's murder sentence increased to 13 years

Pistorius' brother Carl took to Twitter to say that he was "shattered", "heartbroken" and "gutted" by news of the extended sentence. Pistorius, who gained fame as a double-amputee runner who compete...

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Korea to hold joint air force drill in December

Korea to hold joint air force drill in December

Working from eight USA and South Korean military installations across South Korea, more than 12,000 U.S. personnel will be involved in Vigilance Ace. It said officials notified the North's military ...

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Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Warns Europe of Missile Attacks

Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Warns Europe of Missile Attacks

The 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), signed between Tehran and six major world powers covers Iran's nuclear program, but not its increasingly-sophisticated ballistic missile arsenal. "...

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PM Narendra Modi addresses the nation in 38th 'Mann Ki Baat'

PM Narendra Modi addresses the nation in 38th 'Mann Ki Baat'

Remembering the members of the Constituent Assembly on the occasion of Constitution Day, the Prime Minister said, the members worked hard for about three years to draft the Constitution and whoever ...

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30 dead in Libya boat capsize

30 dead in Libya boat capsize

And Italy's coastguard said on Tuesday it had rescued 1100 people. Some of the people drowned after the boat sank included children. Almost 3,000 others are dead or missing, it said. The survivors wer...

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Opinion Split on Merkel Remaining Chancellor in Case of New Election

Opinion Split on Merkel Remaining Chancellor in Case of New Election

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke out Saturday against holding another election , saying she intends to form a government as soon as possible. The European Union has been anxious by the German ...

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Putin signs amendments to Russia's 'foreign agents' media law

Putin signs amendments to Russia's 'foreign agents' media law

Andrey Klishas, who chairs the upper house's committee for constitutional legislation and state construction, said the law does not violate constitutional rights. Highly criticised by Human Rights Wat...

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In Bali, a volcano spews smoke, new fears of eruption

In Bali, a volcano spews smoke, new fears of eruption

People living within 7.5 kilometres (4.5 miles) of the mountain have been told to evacuate, senior volcanologist Gede Suantika said, advising residents to remain calm. Suantika. Thousands living in th...

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Search continues for Argentina's missing submarine

Search continues for Argentina's missing submarine

The Navy received their information from the Comprehensive nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization, which runs monitoring stations for secret atomic blasts. “This is 15 years in the making, ” and both th...

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Iran Guards Warn 'Hezbollah Must be Armed'

Iran Guards Warn 'Hezbollah Must be Armed'

Regional tensions have risen in recent weeks between the two regional powerhouses Iran and Saudi Arabia . Israel has long claimed that Iran is using its Lebanese proxy to assert further influence i...

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Woman accused of mailing explosives to Gov. Abbott, Pres. Obama

Woman accused of mailing explosives to Gov. Abbott, Pres. Obama

A woman irate over not receiving social security benefits was arrested this month for sending explosive devices to former president Barack Obama , Texas Governor Greg Abbott , and Social Security ...

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Uber takes back seat in Russian Federation as merger approved

Uber takes back seat in Russian Federation as merger approved

Therefore, the FAS ordered the company to fully inform their future customers about the fact of the legal entity responsible for transportation. Yandex does not rule out the initial public offering ...

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Child among 4 killed, 19 injured in Quetta bombing

Child among 4 killed, 19 injured in Quetta bombing

The suicide bomber had detonated near a bus terminal when the Frontier Corps vehicle was passing by, Quetta police spokesperson Abid Mengal told Efe news. A senior Pakistani police officer and his t...

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Ivanka Trump to Get Presidential-level Security on Visit to India

Ivanka Trump to Get Presidential-level Security on Visit to India

Ms Trump and honourable Prime Minister will be dining with selected 100 guests. The summit will be attended by over 1,200 entrepreneurs, including 350 from the US. There is now no permanent Assistan...

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Ahsan Iqbal rejects 'unlawful' demands of Islamabad protesters

Ahsan Iqbal rejects 'unlawful' demands of Islamabad protesters

The clashes began on Saturday when police launched an operation , involving some 4,000 officers, to disperse around 1,000 activists from Tehreek-e-Labaik, a new hard-line Islamist political party, an...

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12 dead in hotel fire in Georgia's Batumi

12 dead in hotel fire in Georgia's Batumi

More than 100 people were evacuated from the hotel, Georgian media reported . Regional health minister Zaal Mikeladze told journalists that the deaths had been caused by carbon monoxide intoxicatio...

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2nd Test: Murali Vijay Scores 10th Century, India In Control

2nd Test: Murali Vijay Scores 10th Century, India In Control

For the visitors, skipper Chandimal (57) and opener Dimuth Karunaratne (51) hit fifties and showed fleeting moments of brilliance, but Indian bowlers were too disciplined to let them off the hook. 2...

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S&P cuts South Africa local debt to junk; Moody's issues warning

S&P cuts South Africa local debt to junk; Moody's issues warning

Standard & Poor's and Moody's are set to make their announcements on Friday. Membership in the WGBI requires that either Moody's or S&P Global rates a country's local currency rating as investment g...

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United Nations calls for concerted national effort to end violence against women

United Nations calls for concerted national effort to end violence against women

It is estimated that more than a third of women worldwide have experienced either physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives. Legarda, author of various laws on the protection of women...

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Ayushmann Khurrana to star in Junglee Pictures'

Ayushmann Khurrana to star in Junglee Pictures' "Badhaai Ho"

The story that Amit tells is typically Indian with dollops of quirky humour. The actor has seen success this year with " Bareilly Ki Barfi " and "Shubh Mangal Saavdhan". Although he refuses to revea...

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Cuba Forms Alliance With North Korea Against Trump

Cuba Forms Alliance With North Korea Against Trump

While political allies for decades, trade between Cuba and North Korea is minimal. Upon receiving his North Korean counterpart Ri Yong-Ho in Havana , foreign affairs minister Bruno Rodriguez sai...

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Bread Made From Crushed Crickets Making Headlines In Finland

Bread Made From Crushed Crickets Making Headlines In Finland

While eating insects - known as entomophagy - is common practice in parts of Asia, Africa, and Latin America, it's begun gaining traction in Europe and the USA, especially as concerns mount about cl...

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Tiger shot dead on Paris street after escaping local circus

Tiger shot dead on Paris street after escaping local circus

Public transport was halted in the area but no injuries were reported, according to French media. "The owner was in shock. When we arrived the 200kg tiger was already dead", said a fire service spok...

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New Jersey woman raises $325000 for homeless Samaritan

New Jersey woman raises $325000 for homeless Samaritan

McClure says she wishes she "could do more for this selfless man", who she later discovered is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran as well as a former firefighter and paramedic. McClure, 27, and her boyfriend...

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