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Daily Archives: January 7, 2016

Mohammad Amir granted visa to play in New Zealand

WELLINGTON: Fast bowler Mohammad Amir, who spent time in jail and served a five-year ban for spot-fixing, has been granted a visa to travel to New Zealand for Pakistan’s limited overs matches later this month, immigration officials said on Thursday. The 23-year-old was considered one of the most exciting fast ...

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Saudi Arabia top buyer of UK arms in 5 years: Report

The UK has licensed the sales of over eight billion dollars of military hardware to Saudi Arabia since British Prime Minister David Cameron took office in May 2010.    According to the latest figures released by the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) NGO, since Cameron was elected almost six years ago, Britain ...

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Saudi jets pound Yemen, kill civilian by cluster bomb

At least five people have lost their lives in fresh Saudi airstrikes on Yemen, including one killed by a cluster bomb in the capital, Sana’a. According to Yemen’s al-Masirah news channel, Saudi jets pounded various districts of Sana’a, using cluster bombs early on Thursday. A civilian was killed and a number ...

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Saudis continue protests over top cleric’s execution

Protest rallies rage on in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, raising the specter of wider unrest in the important oil-rich region.  Since Saturday’s execution of prominent cleric Sheikh Nimr and three other Shia Muslims, hundreds or thousands of people have marched nightly in protest. “People are angry. And they are surprised, because there were positive signals ...

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Palestinians to continue Intifada until demands met: Hamas

Top Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh says Palestinians will continue their Intifada (uprising) against Israel until all their objectives are achieved. Haniyeh said the “sacrifices of the Palestinians and their heroic resistance in the face of Israel will eventually come to fruition,” Arabic-language Palestine al-Yawm news agency reported. He made the remarks ...

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Over 300 PKK militants slain in Turkey in less than 1 month: Army

The Turkish military says 305 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have been killed during operations in the country’s troubled southeast in less than a month. Two PKK militants were killed in the Sur district of Diyarbakir Province on Tuesday, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement. The district has been under ...

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161 killed in Madagascar rustling violence

An army official in Madagascar says at least 161 people, including nearly a dozen soldiers, were killed in cattle theft-related violence in the African island country in 2015 . “We have had a rather heavy toll: 11 killed and about 30 wounded among soldiers and some 100 dead, 150 to be ...

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