Category: World

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Russia denies it killed civilians in air strikes on Syria’s Idlib

MOSCOW – The Russian Defense Ministry on Tuesday denied allegations that its air strikes had killed civilians in Syria’s Idlib ...

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Bangladesh eases charity access to Rohingya, seeks $250 million for aid

DHAKA – Bangladesh has eased restrictions on aid groups working in refugee camps and sought $250 million from the World ...

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Iraq refuses to discuss Kurdish independence after referendum

IRBIL, Iraq – The Iraqi government ruled out talks on possible secession for Kurdish-held parts of northern Iraq on Tuesday ...

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Russian foreign ministry: Working behind scenes to resolve N. Korea crisis

MOSCOW – A conflict on the Korean peninsula would have “catastrophic consequences”, and Russia’s foreign ministry is working “behind the ...

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Brexit: UK leader, EU official to hold Downing Street talks

LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to meet with the president of the European Council as she ...

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North Korea accuses US of declaring war

North Korea’s foreign minister has accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war on his country and said Pyongyang had ...

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9 communist rebels surrender to Philippine authorities

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Nine members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) including an expert in bomb-making, surrendered to ...

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staffSeptember 25, 2017

Nigeria’s top Muslim cleric dies at 79

LAGOS, Nigeria – Nigeria’s top Muslim cleric Sheikh Garba Akinola-Ibrahim died Sunday evening at a government hospital in the commercial ...

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Philippine quake: 10 hurt, dozens of houses destroyed

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – A 5.4 magnitude earthquake in the country’s southern island of Mindanao Sunday, injured at least 10 ...

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staffSeptember 25, 2017

Former ‘heaviest woman’ Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty dies

An Egyptian woman once believed to be the world’s heaviest has died in the United Arab Emirates. Eman Ahmed Abd ...