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Turkey's military denied hitting the hospital, saying that its operation in Afrin "is carried out in such a way as to not cause any harm to civilians". A 12-room underground ammunition depot belonging to the PKK terror group's Syrian affiliates the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing the People's Protection Units (YPG) was discovered Sunday amid Operation Olive Branch in northwestern Syria's Afrin.
  • New SA President vows to stop illegal land grabs in South Africa

    New SA President vows to stop illegal land grabs in South Africa

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    Land reform is pegged as a key battleground in the upcoming 2019 elections, with the radical Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) opposition party urging their supporters to seize property. He maintains that he is committed to leading a comprehensive land reform programme that will correct the historical injustices of land dispossession.
  • Saudi Arabia: 'If Iran develops nuclear bomb, so will we'

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    Saudi Arabia is fiercely critical of Iran's nuclear deal with US and UK, France and Germany, which allows Iran to retain enriched uranium of 3.67 percent. In a statement released late on Thursday, Bahram Qassemi deplored Bin Salman's recent comments against Iran , saying, "His remarks do not merit a response, because he is a delusional person with an immature mind, who tells nothing but lies...
  • Modified blackberry devices used to distribute drugs

    Modified blackberry devices used to distribute drugs

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    Phantom Secure chief executive, Vincent Ramos was charged by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Monday for racketeering activity involving gambling and drug trafficking . "This break-through investigation has undoubtedly disrupted countless criminal organizations from operating their illegal and risky operations in the United States and overseas because their communications mechanism has been shut down".
  • USA announces new sanctions against Russians over 2016 election interference

    USA announces new sanctions against Russians over 2016 election interference

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    Russia is set to expel British diplomats in retaliation for prime minister Theresa May's decision to kick out 23 Russians over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Salisbury last week. Bush administrations and now serves as vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Sergei, 66, and Yulia, 33, were rushed to a hospital, and at the time of writing remain in critical condition.
  • Yogi's is among best BJP govts, UP results not referendum: Amit Shah

    Yogi's is among best BJP govts, UP results not referendum: Amit Shah

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    An Indian political party that governs a southern state quit Prime Minister Narendra Modi's coalition yesterday, blaming it for a lack of financial support, officials said, in a blow ahead of national polls next year. The SP-BSP alliance led to consolidation of the Yadavs, the other backward classes, Dalits and Muslims and propelled the SP to win both the seats in UP.
  • Pakistan reiterates support for Afghanistan-Taliban peace talks

    Pakistan reiterates support for Afghanistan-Taliban peace talks

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    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met US Vice President Michael Pence on Friday to discuss finding a negotiated settlement to the conflict in Afghanistan, amid a peace offer extended by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. According to sources, the Pakistani premier met United States officials at a local hotel where diplomats from the Pakistani embassy were also present.
  • 4 servicemen from New York ID'd in Iraq helicopter crash

    4 servicemen from New York ID'd in Iraq helicopter crash

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    Four were assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing at the Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base: Captain Andreas B. Also killed in the helicopter crash was FDNY Lt. A US official familiar with Air Force rescue operations said intense teamwork and the occasional adrenaline shock feel similar to combat operations, making firefighting and paramedic careers a natural draw for some veterans.
  • UP RS polls: Contest certain despite withdrawal of 2 BJP nominees

    UP RS polls: Contest certain despite withdrawal of 2 BJP nominees

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    Valera backed out. If both parties field two candidates each, all of them will make it to the Rajya Sabha. With contest between BJP nominee and opposition's joint nominee coming soon after the BJP's defeat in by-election to Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats, the biennial election will be keenly watched.
  • Popular singer gets 2 years imprisonment!!

    Popular singer gets 2 years imprisonment!!

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    In 2006, Patiala Police documented two release petitions expressing Daler Mehndi to be guiltless, however the court had maintained that the vocalist be indicted as there seemed to be "adequate proof against him on the legal record and degree for facilitate examination".
  • Tillerson's dismissal may hasten demise of Iran nuclear deal

    Tillerson's dismissal may hasten demise of Iran nuclear deal

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    The Iran nuclear deal was in near terminal condition and on life support even before President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . support for the agreement beyond May 12", according to Reuters. Senior Iranian officials have repeatedly said their missile programme is not up for negotiation .
  • TDP to move no-confidence motion against Modi govt

    TDP to move no-confidence motion against Modi govt

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    Due to the majority of seats held by the governing coalition in the Lok Sabha, several BJP leaders felt that the opposition could not be imposed on the ballot. Another YSR Congress MP YV Subba Reddy found fault with Speaker for not allowing the motion."When they had passed Finance Bill, the situation in the House was even worse".
  • Boris Johnson willing to see seizure of Russian oligarchs' property

    Boris Johnson willing to see seizure of Russian oligarchs' property

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin has shrugged off criticism over his annexation of Crimea, sanctions over his meddling in Ukraine , and attacks over Russian interference in the USA elections. Britain says it has invited Russian Federation to cooperate in the investigation and that this invitation hasn't been taken up. The Skripals were found slumped over on a park bench in the cathedral town of Salisbury near the famed ruin of Stonehenge.
  • Thousands of Syrians flee raging assaults on two fronts

    Thousands of Syrians flee raging assaults on two fronts

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    The Syrian army said it had captured 70 per cent of Eastern Ghouta, after splitting the area into sections to facilitate the battle against various rebel groups there. Children sit on luggage in front of a mural bearing the logo of the Syrian Red Crescent in Douma in the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta. Earlier this week, they largely surrounded the enclave's sole city, which was home to some 350,000 people, including people displaced from other parts of the enclave already overrun.
  • Man kills person at California mall, wounds self

    Man kills person at California mall, wounds self

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    He was taken to a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound, and that there was no active threat to the public. Jeffrey Simpson, a 17-year-old shopping at the mall with his mother, told ABC News that an announcement came over the intercom following the shooting, ordering all remaining shoppers to stay inside the department stores while the situation was being assessed.
  • Russian voters pressured as Putin eyes new presidential term

    Russian voters pressured as Putin eyes new presidential term

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    On Friday, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it was overwhelmingly likely that Russian President Vladimir Putin had made the decision to use a military-grade nerve toxin on Mr Skripal. "The British side is warned that in case of further unfriendly actions against Russia , the Russian side reserves the right to take further retaliatory measures", the foreign ministry said.
  • From Russian spy poisoning to diplomatic tensions

    From Russian spy poisoning to diplomatic tensions

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    The Foreign Secretary said the Kremlin's tit-for-tat expulsion of 23 British diplomats and the closures of the British consulate in St Petersburg and the British Council would only impact Vladimir Putin's compatriots. When the Brits and others point to the Kremlin over this extraordinary case, it is seen as yet more proof Russian Federation is under attack. The Guardian quoted May as saying, "23 Russian diplomats will be expelled".