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Daily Archives: September 10, 2016

Jolie decries fate of Syria refugees on Jordan border

AZRAQ (AFP) – US actress Angelina Jolie on Friday urged the international community to come to the rescue of tens of thousands of Syrian refugees stranded without humanitarian aid on Jordan s border. “Seventy-five thousand Syrians are stranded at the berm in no man s land at the Jordanian border including children, ...

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Comment: A very successful tour

As Nasser Hussain interviewed Wahab Riaz, the winner of the man-of-the-match award following Pakistan’s crushing victory over England in their one and only T20 encounter, the last match of Pakistan’s 2016 tour of England, Hussain concluded by saying that it had been a pleasure to have this Pakistan side in ...

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We’re not supporting any PFF faction, pleads ex-captain Essa

KARACHI: The turnout wasn’t the one Mohammad Essa expected. At most, a 100 turned up. Yet, the former Pakistan football team captain who is leading the movement for the formation of a national players association was undeterred. “This is not politicised at all,” Essa told reporters when asked if he ...

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Iraqi airstrikes kills 100 Daesh terrorists across Anbar province

At least 100 members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, including some high-ranking commanders, have been killed when Iraq’s Air Force carried out a number of airstrikes against their positions across the western province of Anbar.    The Iraqi Interior Ministry, in a statement released on Friday, said that an ...

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15 die in packaging factory explosion in Bangladesh

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a boiler explosion at a packaging factory in central Bangladesh. The early Saturday blast took place at Tempako Packaging Factory in Gazipur District, just north of the capital Dhaka. “The death toll has risen to 15 and at ...

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Afghan forces push Taliban out of most of Tarin Kot

Afghan government forces have pushed Taliban militants out of most of the southern city of Tarin Kot, the capital of Uruzgan province. Mohammad Radmanish, the deputy spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Defense, announced on Friday that the government forces had regained control over all strategic locations inside the provincial capital. ...

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Turkish police clash with protesters over sacking 11,500 teachers

Turkish police have clashed with demonstrators protesting the dismissal of 11,500 teachers suspected of links with the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) militant group in the southeast of the country. Police officer used tear gas and water cannon on Friday to disperse hundreds of protesters, including suspended teachers, who took part ...

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35 killed, 40 wounded in twin car bomb attacks in Baghdad

Nearly three dozen people have been killed and tens of others injured in two car bomb attacks that struck a busy mall in the violence-plagued Iraqi capital city of Baghdad. A security official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said just before Friday midnight a car rigged with explosives was detonated at the ...

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Last remnants of anti-Iran MKO terrorists relocated from Iraq to Albania

The last remaining members of the anti-Iran Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) have been relocated from a camp in Iraq to Albania. According to a Friday statement released by the terror group, the last 280 MKO terrorists were all flown to Albania after leaving Camp Liberty (Hurriya), a former US military base in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. ...

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