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China and N. Korea Open New Border Crossing
China and N. Korea Open New Border Crossing
AFP BEIJING: A Chinese city has opened a new border crossing with North Korea — fitted with radiation detectors —
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Robbers Steal Millions of Euros from Albania’s Main Airport
Robbers Steal Millions of Euros from Albania’s Main Airport
AFP TIRANA: Albanian police arrested four people and questioned 40 others late on Tuesday after armed robbers stole millions of
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Maldives Ruling Party Pledges Probe into Chinese Deals after Landslide Win
Maldives Ruling Party Pledges Probe into Chinese Deals after Landslide Win
Reuters MALE: Maldives former president Mohamed Nasheed, whose party won a landslide in the archipelago’s parliamentary election, on Tuesday pledged
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New Palestinian Government to be Formed in Days: Officials
New Palestinian Government to be Formed in Days: Officials
AFP RAMALLAH: Palestinian prime minister-designate Mohammad Shtayyeh will announce the make-up of his new government in the coming days, Palestinian
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Palestine Banker Calls for Mideast Quotas for Women Board Members
Palestine Banker Calls for Mideast Quotas for Women Board Members
Ben Flanagan DEAD SEA: There are many divides in Palestine — but for the territory’s largest bank that is, for
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Erdogan Blames Istanbul Election Loss on ‘Organized Crime’
Erdogan Blames Istanbul Election Loss on ‘Organized Crime’
AFP ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said some “organized crime” had been carried out during last week’s
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France ‘will not Take back Daesh Fighters and their Families’
France ‘will not Take back Daesh Fighters and their Families’
AFP PARIS: France has ruled out the repatriation of French terrorists and their families detained in Syria after the fall
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Afghan Forces Battle Taliban for Fifth Day in Western Badghis Province
Afghan Forces Battle Taliban for Fifth Day in Western Badghis Province
AP KABUL, Afghanistan: Afghan security forces are battling the Taliban for a fifth day after the insurgents launched a wide-scale
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Casualties Mount as Fierce Fighting for Tripoli Rages
Casualties Mount as Fierce Fighting for Tripoli Rages
AFP TRIPOLI: Fighting in south of Libyan capital killed 25 and wounded another 80, the Tripoli-based health ministry said on Monday. The
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Anger over Netanyahu Pledge to Annex Illegal Settlements
Anger over Netanyahu Pledge to Annex Illegal Settlements
Daoud Kuttab DEAD SEA, Jordan/JERUSALEM: Palestinians reacted with anger on Sunday after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to annex
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Britain Plans Social Media Regulation to Battle Harmful Content
Britain Plans Social Media Regulation to Battle Harmful Content
Reuters LONDON: Britain proposed new online safety laws on Monday that would slap penalties on social media companies and technology
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Former Maldives President Makes Comeback with Landslide Win
Former Maldives President Makes Comeback with Landslide Win
AFP MALE: The former Maldives president has vowed sweeping reforms and an end to government corruption after leading his party
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