350,000 children trapped in west Mosul: Save the Children

350,000 children trapped in west Mosul: Save the Children

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LONDON: Around 350,000 children are trapped in western Mosul, Save the Children warned on Sunday as Iraqi forces launched a fresh ...

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Suppression of press marks start of every dictatorship: McCain

Suppression of press marks start of every dictatorship: McCain

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WASHINGTON: Senator John McCain slammed President Donald Trump's attacks on the media this week by noting that dictators "get star ...

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Tensions rise as US aircraft carrier conducts patrol in South China Sea

Tensions rise as US aircraft carrier conducts patrol in South China Sea

19-Feb-17
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WASHINGTON: The US Navy said on Saturday that a US aircraft carrier strike group is patrolling in the South China Sea, days after ...

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Iraqi forces retake two Mosul villages in renewed assault

Iraqi forces retake two Mosul villages in renewed assault

19-Feb-17
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BAGHDAD: A high ranking Iraqi commander informed media that Iraqi forces led by federal police units had retaken two villages sout ...

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Gallup poll shows four NATO countries prefer Russia over USA

Gallup poll shows four NATO countries prefer Russia over USA

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ZURICH: A Gallup poll has revealed that citizens of four of the countries among the members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisat ...

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US will always be your greatest ally, Pence tells Europe

US will always be your greatest ally, Pence tells Europe

19-Feb-17
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MUNICH: US Vice-President Mike Pence Saturday pledged an "unwavering" commitment to transatlantic ties, in an emphatic reassurance ...

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Russia seeks ‘post-West’ order as US vows loyalty to allies

Russia seeks ‘post-West’ order as US vows loyalty to allies

19-Feb-17
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MUNICH: Russia Saturday called for an end to what it said was an outdated world order dominated by the West after US Vice Presiden ...

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One dead, 27 hurt in Belgium train derailment: officials

One dead, 27 hurt in Belgium train derailment: officials

19-Feb-17
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BRUSSELS: One person died and 27 were injured, three seriously, when a train derailed Saturday shortly after leaving a station eas ...

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Protesters seek early elections in Albania   

Protesters seek early elections in Albania  

19-Feb-17
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TIRANA: Thousands of protesters gathered in Albania's capital on Saturday to demand the resignation of Socialist Pri ...

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Gates warns conflicts stoke risk of global pandemic

Gates warns conflicts stoke risk of global pandemic

19-Feb-17
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MUNICH: War and turmoil go hand-in-hand with disease and are the most likely agents to produce a global pandemic capable of killing millions of peo ...

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Jihadist leader Abdel Rahman dies in US detention: son

Jihadist leader Abdel Rahman dies in US detention: son

19-Feb-17
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CAIRO: Omar Abdel Rahman, the Egyptian jihadist spiritual leader linked to the 1993 World Trade Centre bombing, died serving a life sentence in the ...

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Patients feel the pinch as Zimbabwe doctors strike

Patients feel the pinch as Zimbabwe doctors strike

19-Feb-17
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HARARE: Hundreds of patients endured long hours waiting in casualty units at Zimbabwe's state hospitals Saturday due to a crippling strike by docto ...

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Le Pen to meet first head of  state during Lebanon trip   

Le Pen to meet first head of state during Lebanon trip  

19-Feb-17
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PARIS: France's far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen will meet Lebanon's president on Monday, her first official ...

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Malaysia arrests  N Korean in Kim killing

Malaysia arrests N Korean in Kim killing

19-Feb-17
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police said Saturday they had arrested a North Korean man over the assassination of Kim Jong-Un's brother, as relations bet ...

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India legislators come to  blows before confidence vote   

India legislators come to blows before confidence vote  

19-Feb-17
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CHENNAI: Indian legislators came to blows Saturday, ripping out microphones and breaking chairs as the new leader of Tamil Nadu state ...

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Thai cops in huge meth  pill seizure   

Thai cops in huge meth pill seizure  

19-Feb-17
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BANGKOK: Police in Thailand seized more than seven million methamphetamine tablets on Saturday following a dramatic car chase, highlighting how dru ...

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Turkey presents US options for Raqa operation: report

Turkey presents US options for Raqa operation: report

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ANKARA: Turkey has presented two plans to the US detailing how a joint operation could retake the IS de-facto capital of Raqa in n ...

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Pence underlines US’ loyalty to ‘old friends’

Pence underlines US’ loyalty to ‘old friends’

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MUNICH:United States (US) Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday pledged an “unwavering” commitment to intercontinental ...

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UN condemns killing of 12 Afghans

UN condemns killing of 12 Afghans

18-Feb-17
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KABUL: United Nations (UN) condemned the killing of 12 Afghans, including eight children returning from school, by a roadside ...

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Tanzania threatens to reveal 'list of gay people'

Tanzania threatens to reveal 'list of gay people'

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DAR ES SALAAM: Tanzania announced plans to publish a list of gay people allegedly selling sex online on Saturday jus ...

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