UK identifies  attacker as  ISIS claims  responsibility   

UK identifies attacker as ISIS claims responsibility  

24-Mar-17
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LONDON: The man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman in a deadly assault on the British parliament was identified by ...

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Two years on, Yemen stuck in ‘quagmire’

Two years on, Yemen stuck in ‘quagmire’

24-Mar-17
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RIYADH: Deadly fighting, a rise in jihadism, the threat of famine -- two years after Saudi Arabia intervened against Iran-backed r ...

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For FARC moms, peace in Colombia marks new beginning

For FARC moms, peace in Colombia marks new beginning

24-Mar-17
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SAN JOSÉ DE ORIENTE: Josleidy Ramirez, a FARC guerrilla, never had a chance to raise the son she gave birth to 15 years ago ...

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250 feared dead in new Med  migrant boat sinkings: NGO   

250 feared dead in new Med migrant boat sinkings: NGO  

24-Mar-17
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ROME: Around 250 African migrants are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean after a charity's rescue boat found five corpses ...

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Traffickers suspected of using migrant rescue boats as taxis

Traffickers suspected of using migrant rescue boats as taxis

24-Mar-17
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ROME: An Italian prosecutor has stepped up his investigation into charity-funded migrant rescue boats in the Mediterranean after c ...

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Belgian police arrests man for driving at high speed

Belgian police arrests man for driving at high speed

23-Mar-17
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BRUSSELS: Belgian police arrested a man on Thursday after he tried to drive into a crowd at high-speed in a shopping area in the p ...

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Obama supports Britain after London attack

Obama supports Britain after London attack

23-Mar-17
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WASHINGTON: Former president Barack Obama sent his condolences Thursday following an attack in London claimed by ISIS that resulte ...

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 Water pollution increases health woes in war-torn Gaza

Water pollution increases health woes in war-torn Gaza

23-Mar-17
1156

GAZA: More and more Gazans are falling ill from the drinking water in Gaza, highlighting the humanitarian issues facing the Palest ...

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Sneaky little girl meets Pope and tries to steal his hat

Sneaky little girl meets Pope and tries to steal his hat

23-Mar-17
1761

Three-year-old Estella Westrick’s has caused a stir after she tried to steal the Pope’s hat after meeting him for the first time.

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Missile prematurely explodes as Kim continues conducting ballistic tests

Missile prematurely explodes as Kim continues conducting ballistic tests

23-Mar-17
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PYONGYANG: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un suffered stage fright when a missile exploded just seconds after launching during the l ...

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British police arrest seven people over deadly Westminster attack

British police arrest seven people over deadly Westminster attack

23-Mar-17
1100

LONDON: British police arrested seven people in armed raids on Thursday in response to the deadly terrorist attack the day before ...

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Egypt advances  in world  happiness report

Egypt advances in world happiness report

23-Mar-17
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CAIRO: Egypt has moved to a higher place in the index of the United Nations' World Happiness Report to rank 104 out of 155 countri ...

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Blasts kill four, injure 18 in Nigeria, police say   

Blasts kill four, injure 18 in Nigeria, police say  

23-Mar-17
1707

ABUJA: Multiple blasts at camps for people who have fled the Islamist militants Boko Haram killed four and injured 18 in the northeastern Nigeria c ...

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N Korea missile test fails, US and S Korea say, as tensions simmer

N Korea missile test fails, US and S Korea say, as tensions simmer

23-Mar-17
1527

SEOUL: A North Korean missile appeared to have exploded on Wednesday just after it was launched, the US and South Korean militarie ...

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Migrant, refugee children live in ‘abysmal conditions’

Migrant, refugee children live in ‘abysmal conditions’

23-Mar-17
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BRUSSELS: Migrant children reaching Europe are exposed to sexual abuse and forced labour and lack access to education or healthcare, with some put ...

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Attacker among four dead in UK  parliament ‘terror’ assault

Attacker among four dead in UK parliament ‘terror’ assault

23-Mar-17
1735

LONDON: At least three people were killed and 20 injured in a "terrorist" attack in the heart of London on Wednesday when a man mo ...

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‘Individual nations should decide on airplane laptop ban’

‘Individual nations should decide on airplane laptop ban’

22-Mar-17
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MONTREAL: It is for each country to decide whether to take security measures such as the British and US partial ban on electronics ...

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Ottoman mosque destroyed

Ottoman mosque destroyed

22-Mar-17
2114

Ottoman mosque of 15th century in the northeastern Greek Town of Didymoteicho has been damaged due to fire explosion that took place during restora ...

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‘Matter of time’ before IS leader Baghdadi killed: Tillerson

‘Matter of time’ before IS leader Baghdadi killed: Tillerson

22-Mar-17
1917

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi will inevitabl ...

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Treaty slows global tobacco use by 2.5%: WHO

Treaty slows global tobacco use by 2.5%: WHO

22-Mar-17
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PARIS: Tobacco use fell by 2.5 percent worldwide a decade after the first global health treaty went into effect, World Health Orga ...

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