• Airstrike kills al-Qaida-linked commander in Syria
Airstrike kills al-Qaida-linked commander in Syria

One of the mines exploded on the embassy area near its residential department. But in part because of the presence of al-Qaida veterans like Mabrouk among its ranks, most experts still view the group as an al-Qaida affiliate, and both the United States and Russian Federation have vowed to keep striking it.

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  • Germany drops Erdogan insult case
Germany drops Erdogan insult case

What the prosecutors have in fact realised - and certain German politicians perhaps as well - is that the prosecution was politically impossible. Christian Schertz, Boehmermann's lawyer in that case, said Merkel had overstepped her boundaries by calling Boehmermann's poem "deliberately insulting" and said that comment could have encouraged the Tu...

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  • NewsAlert: Liberals to set carbon price
NewsAlert: Liberals to set carbon price

It is expected to pass. Provinces have the option of either introducing a carbon tax or putting a cap-and-trade system in place that would be "stringent enough" to meet or exceed those federal targets. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says his province can't afford to tax CO2, and northern territories have opposed the tax as well, according to Th...

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  • Hurricane Matthew is threatening the Caribbean and the US
Hurricane Matthew is threatening the Caribbean and the US

At 5 a.m. Eastern, Matthew was a Category 4 hurricane, with 130-mile-per-hour winds a couple hundred miles from Kingston, Jamaica , according to NBC News . People in the path of a Category 4 hurricane are advised to stock up on water and food. The director of Haiti's Civil Protection Agency says two fishermen have died in rough water churne...

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  • Qatar closes its bombed health center in Syria
Qatar closes its bombed health center in Syria

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed the bombing, but put the death toll at six. Pro-Kurdish news outlets also reported that 47 others were wounded and that the attack took place in north of al-Hasakah, at the Sanabil Hall.

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  • Clinton commands 11-point lead over Trump in Colorado
Clinton commands 11-point lead over Trump in Colorado

Quentin Kidd, Wason Center director. Democrat Hillary Clinton slightly boosted her lead in Virginia over Republican Donald Trump after the first presidential debate as her support among millennials and independents improved, according to a new survey of likely voters.

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  • Kylie Jenner just bought another mansion
Kylie Jenner just bought another mansion

But two things that fans are incredibly curious about are when Jenner plans on settling down and how many kids she and her boyfriend Tyga are planning on having. See all the pics right HERE. "I do want kids, but not now", she told her followers. "I mean trust me, sometimes I do want to run on every single [expletive] blog and website and be like,...

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  • Paralympics flag passed to Tokyo as Rio 2016 Games wrap up
Paralympics flag passed to Tokyo as Rio 2016 Games wrap up

The Iranian flag was lowered to half-mast in the Paralympic Village, while the Paralympic flag was to be at half-mast during Sunday's sitting volleyball gold-medal match between Iran and Bosnia and Herzegovina. "It takes courage, hard work and dedication to compete in the Paralympic Games, and these athletes demonstrated remarkable poise as they co...

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  • Artists should realise 'Nation first': Raj Thackeray on banning Pakistani actors
Artists should realise 'Nation first': Raj Thackeray on banning Pakistani actors

Ever since MNS has issued a threat to all Pakistani artists in India to leave the country, there have been mixed reactions on the issue from everybody. "We don't have any worth", Patekar told reporters here. "What problems will be solved after sending Fawad Khan?". It was mostly the cooperation and good will, existed between the artists of both cou...

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  • Corbyn reinforces his mandate but Labour remains adrift
Corbyn reinforces his mandate but Labour remains adrift

Republican presidential candidate. Almost a third of 2,026 adults quizzed say they are less likely to vote Labour after Mr Corbyn's victory to stay as Labour leader, compared to 15 per cent who said they are now more likely to do so. He added: "That's the way we win people back, remind them that with power Labour can act on their priorities". ...

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  • After Peres funeral, Netanyahu meets with slate of world leaders
After Peres funeral, Netanyahu meets with slate of world leaders

In a rare visit to Jerusalem , Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, who signed the Oslo accords and negotiated with Peres, will also attend the funeral. "Gone too soon", one of Peres's two sons, Yoni, quoted his father as telling him when asked what he wanted as his epitaph. "He lived 93 years in a state of constant wonder over the unbelievable p...

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  • Pakistan, India NSAs agree to reduce tension along LoC: Sartaj Aziz
Pakistan, India NSAs agree to reduce tension along LoC: Sartaj Aziz

Earlier, Pakistan troops had resorted to brief firing in Krishnagati sector of Poonch district around 0100 hours, officials said. Talking about Mr. Sharif's recent United States visit, Mr. "We want to send a message to the world that we're one against any threat to the country, irrespective of our political differences". Indian report say that ...

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  • USA suspends contacts with Russian Federation on Syria
USA suspends contacts with Russian Federation on Syria

Had the cease-fire agreement succeeded, the US and Russian Federation would have established a military-intelligence sharing operation aimed at continuing strikes on extremist forces in Syria through a so-called Joint Implementation Center.

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  • University of Toronto Student Freed on Bail after Bangladesh Terror Attack
University of Toronto Student Freed on Bail after Bangladesh Terror Attack

The Bangladesh Police today claimed that the narrator of the video that was recently released allegedly by the Islamic State featuring five Dhaka cafe attackers, is Tahmid Rahman Safi (30), son of former Bangladesh election commissioner and home secretary late Safiur Rahman.

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  • Taliban launch a major attack on northeastern Kunduz city
Taliban launch a major attack on northeastern Kunduz city

With fighting intensifying in the strategic southern province of Helmand , the attack on Kunduz, a day before a major global donors' conference in Brussels, underlined Afghanistan's precarious security situation and the Taliban's ability to strike against important targets.

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  • Pakistanis Pelt Rocks at Indians During Beating Retreat at Wagah
Pakistanis Pelt Rocks at Indians During Beating Retreat at Wagah

The BSF cancelled the ceremony at the request of Pakistan. Meanwhile, only few dozens of people were present on the Indian side of the border, the Hindustan Times reported. The latest spike in tensions has spilled over into a cultural and political stand-off. Saturday's border ceremony started with the parade of two female border security per...

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  • South Korea Has Elite Troops Standing by to Assassinate Kim Jong
South Korea Has Elite Troops Standing by to Assassinate Kim Jong

Likewise Pakistan has condemned it too expressing it as against the objective of a nuclear weapons free Korean Peninsula. Meanwhile, South Korea has started sending necessary "operational gears" for their elite troop members through secret channels while such materials are kept into secret stores with the help of Seoul's agents in DPRK.

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  • Ogier closes in on 4th world title after Tour of Corsica win
Ogier closes in on 4th world title after Tour of Corsica win

The Kiwi said about his Day 2 performance on the Corsica stages "I'm not going to hide away from the fact that it's not been the best of days for us". Neuville held second from midway through the opening leg, despite worries over his car's handling. He dropped 14.8s behind Mikkelsen on the last stage of the morning, but still realistically in the f...

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  • 77 injured in gas cylinder blast in Spains Velez-Malaga
77 injured in gas cylinder blast in Spains Velez-Malaga

The blast happened at about 1700 GMT in the small " La Bohemia " restaurant in the town of Velez Malaga during a festival. More than fifty people were rushed to the Regional Hospital of Axarquia for emergency treatment. It is understood the head chef raised the alarm and as a result, saved more people from serious injuries. It took place at 5pm...

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  • Hungary votes on government's rejection of EU refugee quotas
Hungary votes on government's rejection of EU refugee quotas

He said the revision was due to some refugeees registering twice or others moving on to other destinations. Reducing the number of asylum-seekers coming to Germany - about 890,000 arrived in 2015 - has become a top priority for Chancellor Angela Merkel's government.

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