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Saudi-led air strikes kill 44 in attack on Yemeni army compound:...

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SANAA: Saudi-led air strikes killed at least 44 people during an air raid on the main headquarters of the Yemeni army in central Sanaa...

Turkey votes in crunch test for Erdogan

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ISTANBUL: Turks went to the polls Sunday in the most-closely fought legislative elections since the Islamic-rooted ruling party came to power 13 years ago,...

Pakistan, Sri Lanka defence ties discussed

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COLOMBO: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and Commander of the Sri Lankan Army Lieutenant General A.W.J.C De Silva met in Colombo here...

Modi in Bangladesh to sign land swap accord

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DHAKA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started a two-day visit to Bangladesh during which he and his hosts will conclude a landmark land...

Death toll in China cruise ship sinking rises to 331

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BEIJING: In China, a total of 331 people have been killed after rescuers lifted the body of a Chinese cruise ship that capsized on...

Former Iraqi foreign minister Tareq Aziz dies

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NASIRIYAH: Tareq Aziz, who served as the voice of Saddam Hussein's regime, died in Iraqi hospital Friday aged 79 after many years of poor...

NSA expands online spying in search for hackers: report

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Washington: President Barack Obama has approved giving the NSA wider powers to spy on Internet traffic in search of computer hacking by foreign governments...

HRW urges UN to put Israel on child rights violators list

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UNITED NATIONS: Human Rights Watch on Thursday urged United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to add Israel to annual “List of Shame” of children's rights...

At least 90 people killed in Ghana petrol station fire

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ACCRA: At least 90 people were killed in a fire at a petrol station in Ghana's capital, Accra, as they sought shelter from heavy...

Indian rebels kill at least 10 army soldiers in northeast

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GUAHATI: A group of rebels ambushed a military convoy in India's insurgency-wracked northeast on Thursday, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding 12 others...