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Daily Archives: September 7, 2016

Syrian troops kill 100 militants during operations in Hama

The Syrian army has regained control of several militant-held villages in Syria’s western-central province of Hama. According to military sources on Tuesday, Syrian tanks pushed the foreign-backed militants out of the villages located around the town of Maardas and the Bteish area in the province’s northern country side. During the ...

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Determined Sarfraz aims to end England tour on a high

MANCHESTER: Sarfraz Ahmed is ready to put his stamp on Pakistan’s Twenty20 captaincy, in his first match in charge since his appointment five months ago. Sarfraz inherits a squad with a belated feel-good factor after his and Shoaib Malik’s big-hitting helped the majority of them re-discover a winning feeling against ...

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Gabon justice minister resigns in protest at disputed vote results

Gabon’s justice minister has resigned in protest at the government’s failure to recount the ballots cast in the African country’s controversial presidential election, which has sparked violent street protests in recent days. On Monday, Seraphin Moundounga, also a deputy prime minister, announced his resignation on Monday and called for “a ...

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29th ASEAN Summit enters day 2 in Laos

The leaders of the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), who have gathered for the 29th ASEAN Summit in Vientiane, Laos, have agreed to improve the bloc’s cooperation with its strategic partners, including China, the United States, Japan and South Korea. In a press statement issued ...

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UNSC warns of ‘further significant measures’ against North Korea

The UN Security Council says that North Korea’s missile launches are a direct violation of Pyongyang’s international obligations and the council’s resolutions. “These launches are in grave violation of the DPRK’s international obligations and UN Security Council resolutions,” said the 15-member Council in a unanimously-adopted statement on Tuesday. The condemnation ...

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Clinton’s finger-pointing could make US-Russia ties ‘much worse’

Allegations by US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton against Russia could end up damaging ties between the two world powers, an analyst says, describing her claims on Russian hacking “dangerous political talk.” Former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer Philip Giraldi told Press TV on Tuesday that Clinton’s accusation of Russia ...

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New Snowden leaks reveal mystery behind NSA’s UK base

Newly leaked documents show that a US spying agency has used a British military base to carry out “capture-kill operations” across the Middle East. Former US intelligence contractor and whistle-blower Edward Snowden made the revelation on Tuesday, as cited in a report by online publication The Intercept that America’s National ...

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Khattak seeks Fata-KP merger before 2018

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Tuesday said he supported the merger of Fata with his province and the extension of regulations enforced in other parts of the country to the region. He was speaking to a delegation of multi-party conference on Fata reforms at the Chief Minister’s ...

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Obama nominates first Muslim to be federal judge

President Barack Obama has nominated the first-ever Muslim American to serve as a federal judge in the US capital, according to a report. Abid Riaz Qureshi, a partner in a Washington law firm, was nominated to the US District Court for the District of Columbia,The Huffington Post reported on Tuesday. ...

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