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Turkish forces detain 13 in Istanbul airport terror attack

Turkish forces on Thursday conducted raids at various neighborhoods in Istanbul and arrested 13 people following the terror attack at Ataturk Airport in the city. State broadcaster TRT reported that the detainees included...


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British-Lebanese TV host deported from Egypt to Beirut

A dual British-Lebanese journalist, who was the host of a talk show critical of the government of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, on Tuesday arrived in Beirut after she was briefly detain by authorities in Cairo...


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Brexit fallout: UK government seeks calm; Labour party addresses crisis

Amid reports that the UK is going to witness economic tsunami after Brexit, country's government is making efforts to minimize the damage of the country's pending withdrawal from the European Union.


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Brexit: EU outlines procedure for UK to leave

The European Union has spelled out the way which the UK can follow in order to start formal negotiations to exit the bloc following the referendum on Thursday. The EU says Britain has the right to trigger Article 50...


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Police to monitor Paris protest amid fears of fresh violence

Anticipating fresh violence, Paris police will remain on high alert around a labor protest in the French capital city. The protest is going to take place under a tense compromise between unions and the government...


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North Korea missile touches new heights, 'intensifying' threat to Japan

North Korea on Wednesday launched an intermediate-range missile to a high altitude in the direction of Japan before the missile fell into the sea, military officials confirmed. The latest test is seen as yet another...


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Several Jordanian border guards killed, wounded in car bomb attack

Several Jordanian border guards go killed and wounded after a car bomb exploded on the Syrian-Jordanian border early on Tuesday, the Jordanian military said. The attack has raised fresh questions over the stability of...


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Egyptian Court awards death sentence to two Al-Jazeera employees

An Egyptian court awarded death sentence to six people on Sunday, including two Al-Jazeera employees, for passing documents related to national security to Qatar and the Doha-based TV network during President Mohammed...


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Iraqi forces 'retake most' of Falluja from Islamic State

Iraqi government forces succeeded in seizing control of most of the city of Falluja from so-called Islamic State fighters. The city's control was seized by the IS in 2014. US Defence Secretary Ash Carter said there...


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Thailand: Dhammakaya temple raided over corruption claim

Thai Police on Thursday raided Dhammakaya temple to arrest its abbot on corruption charges. The abbot named Phra Dhammajayo is accused of money laundering and embezzling funds from the influential temple. Dhammajayo...


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Canadian hostage was beheaded, Philippine officials confirm

Philippine officials confirmed Tuesday that a Canadian man was beheaded by militants owing allegiance to Abu Sayyaf terror group. The latest hostage is the second Canadian to be killed in two months after the...


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Bangladesh: Over 5,000 arrested in two days after wave of targeted killings

Bangladeshi authorities have arrested 5,324 people including 85 suspected Islamist militants during mass raids in the last two days in response to the recent surge of targeted killings. The police released...


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Oscar Pistorius faces 15 years jail for girlfriend's murder

Double-amputee Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius is set to return to jail. The only question now is over his jail term. It could be 15 years. Pistorius arrived at a court on Monday for a sentencing hearing after...


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Shanghai: 3 injured in small explosion at Pudong Airport

Chinese authorities said that at least three people got injured in a small explosion at a check-in area of Shanghai's Pudong airport. The airport's management tweeted that the blast took place at the second-busiest airport...


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Al Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri purportedly pledges allegiance to new Taliban leader

A man claiming to be al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri pledged allegiance to the new Taliban leader Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada in a new audio statement. "As the Emir of al Qaeda jihadist group, I present our...


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Pakistan: Mother burns daughter alive for marrying against family wishes

In a horrific case of so-called "honor killings" a Pakistani woman burned her 17-year-old daughter alive on Wednesday to punish her for marrying against the wishes of family."Honor killings" are quite rampant in...


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Afghanistan: Seven killed as Taliban gunmen attacked court complex

At least seven people got killed after Taliban fighters on Sunday stormed a court complex in a city south of Kabul. This was group's third so-called "revenge" attack for last month's execution of Taliban-linked...


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EgyptAir Flight 804: 'Black box' signals detected, French investigators say

Investigators said on Wednesday that underwater signals were detected from one of EgyptAir Flight 804's so-called black boxes by a French naval vessel. The Egyptian investigative committee said in a statement...


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Around 46 million trapped in modern slavery: study

The third Global Slavery Index launched on Tuesday revealed that around 46 million people are still living as slaves across the world. India tops the list with maximum number of slaves but the highest prevalence...


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Recording forces Brazil anti-corruption minister to resign

In a major trouble for Brazil's acting president Michel Temer, the anti-corruption minister in his government resigned on Monday after an audio surfaced revealing the minister criticizing a probe into graft at state oil giant...


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Dad of Kiwi taken by croc wishes he was dead so he would not face this day

The brother of a Kiwi woman attacked in far north Queensland by a crocodile says the incident has left his whole family in deep shock. Cindy Waldron's brother Ian has told ONE News that it was a "hideous...


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More than 30 men in Brazil sought in gang rape of a teen

The police in Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro on Friday that they have identified and are conducting raids at different places to arrest four of the more than 30 men allegedly involved in in the gang rape of a 16-year...


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In Hiroshima, Obama calls for end of nuclear weapons

President Barack Obama on Friday visited Hiroshima in Japan to pay his respects to the victims of the world's first deployed atomic bomb. In the Hiroshima Peace Park guest book, Obama wrote: "We have known the...


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Turkey's Erdogan approves new government formed by loyalist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday approved a new government formed by his loyalist Binali Yildirim. The new Turkish prime minister on Monday said that he will continue to push through constitutional...


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Obama lifts US arms ban on Vietnam

US President Barack Obama on Monday announced that Washington is fully lifting the ban on the sale of military equipment to Vietnam. The ban was imposed decades ago. Addressing a joint press conference with his Vietnamese...


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7 dead after volcano erupts in Indonesia

At least seven people died after a volcano erupted in western Indonesia on Sunday. Local media reported that two people are in critical condition. Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra province erupted spewing volcanic...


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EgyptAir crash: Flight data show smoke alerts before crash

New clues surfaced about ill-fated EgyptAir Flight 804 on Friday, but the investigators were still to find out what caused the plane to crash in the Mediterranean Sea. A source said that according to flight data, there...


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EgyptAir's Paris-to-Cairo flight vanishes with 66 on board

An EgyptAir plane headed to Cairo from Paris with 66 people on board lost communication with radar Thursday morning. The carrier released a statement saying Flight MS804, operating an Airbus A320, took off from Charles...


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Nigerian girl kidnapped 2 years ago found alive

One of the teenagers kidnapped by banned Boko Haram group in 2014 from a boarding school in Nigeria has been found with a baby, a doctor said on Wednesday. The doctor added that the girl has been reunited with her...


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Baghdad attacks kill at least 71

At least 71 people died and several got injured in attacks including suicide bombings in Baghdad on Tuesday. This is the second such major attack in the Iraqi capital. Over 150 people have died in Baghdad in the last seven days...


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