Monday, April 23, 2018

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Afghanistan: Car bomb near stadium kills 13, says official

Afghanistan: Car bomb near stadium kills 13, says official

A car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Friday killed 13 people and wounded 40

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US charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme

US charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme

The Trump administration announced criminal charges and sanctions Friday against Iranians accused in a hacking scheme to pilfer sensitive information

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Syrian army celebrates as rebels quit most of their Ghouta stronghold

Syrian army celebrates as rebels quit most of their Ghouta stronghold

Syrian rebels left one besieged enclave on Friday and agreed to abandon another, leaving only the city of Douma still

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UN rights council scorecard: 5 Israel resolutions, Syria 2

UN rights council scorecard: 5 Israel resolutions, Syria 2

Nine months ago, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley stormed the United Nations' top human rights body demanding an end to what

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Air strikes kill 22 at market in Syria’s Idlib: monitor

Air strikes kill 22 at market in Syria’s Idlib: monitor

Air strikes, likely to be Russian, on Thursday killed 22 civilians in a market in the northwestern province of Idlib,

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Syrian Kurdish leader condemns Russia for Turkey ‘green light’ in Afrin

Syrian Kurdish leader condemns Russia for Turkey ‘green light’ in Afrin

A prominent Syrian Kurdish leader on Thursday criticised Russia for giving a "green light" to Turkey to carry out an

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Air India flight to Tel Aviv flies over Saudi Arabia -Flightradar

Air India flight to Tel Aviv flies over Saudi Arabia -Flightradar

The inaugural Air India flight from New Delhi to Tel Aviv was flying over Saudi Arabia late on Thursday, according

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Saudi, US must pursue ‘urgent efforts’ for Yemen peace: Mattis

Saudi, US must pursue ‘urgent efforts’ for Yemen peace: Mattis

Saudi Arabia and America must pursue "urgent efforts" to bring a peaceful end to Yemen's war, US Defense Secretary Jim

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Couple indicted in Syrian bomb-making scheme

Couple indicted in Syrian bomb-making scheme

Federal prosecutors in Massachusetts say a husband and wife have been indicted on charges that they did business with a

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Prosecutor: Kansas militia members wanted to kill Muslims

Prosecutor: Kansas militia members wanted to kill Muslims

Three militia members plotted to bomb a Kansas mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants to kill as many Muslims

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Iraq recovers bodies of 38 Indians abducted by IS in 2014

Iraq recovers bodies of 38 Indians abducted by IS in 2014

Iraqi authorities have discovered a mass grave with the bodies of 38 Indian construction workers abducted when Islamic State

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Turkey’s Erdogan says Akkuyu nuclear plant construction to start in 2018

Turkey’s Erdogan says Akkuyu nuclear plant construction to start in 2018

Construction on Turkey's first nuclear power plant will begin in 2018, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, adding that the

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Turkey detains more than 100 suspected PKK members ahead of Newroz spring festival

Turkey detains more than 100 suspected PKK members ahead of Newroz spring festival

Turkish authorities on Tuesday detained more than 100 suspected Kurdish militants on suspicion of planning illegal demonstrations or plotting attacks

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Iran denies Saudi allegations of harbouring bin Laden’s son

Iran denies Saudi allegations of harbouring bin Laden’s son

Tehran denied on Tuesday allegations made by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that Iran was harbouring Osama bin

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Saudi crown prince to meet with Trump amid marathon US tour

Saudi crown prince to meet with Trump amid marathon US tour

Saudi Arabia's young crown prince has an ambitious list of to-dos: modernize his conservative kingdom, weaken Iran's hand across the

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Economy

Sale of Dogan set to tighten Erdogan’s grip over Turkish media

Turkey's Dogan Holding has started talks to sell its $890 million media arm to an unlisted firm seen as close to Tayyip Erdogan, a...

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