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Turkey providing electricity to ISIL-held Syria town: Report

A Turkish newspaper says Ankara provides electricity to the Syrian town of Tal Abyad controlled by ISIL terrorists, who are also allowed to freely walk in the streets of a Turkish border district. Citing a Friday report by the Istanbul-based BirGün daily, English-language Turkish newspaper Today’s Zaman referred to “the ...

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Egypt opens borders with Gaza for three days

The Egyptian government has reopened the Rafah border crossing with the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip for a three-day period. The head of Gaza’s border authority, Maher Abu Sabha, said Cairo had opened the Rafah border crossing on Saturday morning. The crossing, which is Gaza’s only gateway to the outside world with no Israeli ...

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17 cops, 10 Taliban die in south Afghanistan clashes

More than a dozen Afghan police officers have been killed and three others injured as they engaged members of the Taliban militant group in the country’s troubled southern province of Helmand. A security source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said 17 policemen lost their lives as fierce exchange of gunfire ...

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Pakistan:Two brothers gunned down in Quetta

QUETTA: At least two men were killed on Saturday when unidentified militants opened fire at a barber shop in Quetta’s Mano Jan area. Police sources told DawnNews that two masked assailants opened fire at a barber shop in Mano Jan area of Quetta and killed two persons. Both of the ...

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MQM criticises PM’s remarks about strikes

KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) reacted strongly on Friday to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s remarks that referred to ‘culture of strike and protest’ in Karachi and the party’s chief Altaf Hussain sought an apology from him for allegedly making degrading comments about people of the city. Addressing a press ...

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Senate body hears about spying on cabinet meetings

ISLAMABAD: ‘Outsiders’ used to pry upon the federal cabinet meetings held in the safety of Prime Minister’s House in 2012, and may still be doing so, according to PPP Senator Rehman Malik. A former interior minister, Senator Malik, disclosed this and other secrets while chairing a meeting of the Senate ...

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