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Daily Archives: August 1, 2017

Iran rejects as ‘untrue’ Saudi claim about visit to diplomatic missions

Iran has rejected as “untrue” claims by a Saudi Foreign Ministry official about Tehran’s refusal to fully investigate the 2016 storming of the kingdom’s embassy and consulate in the Islamic Republic. “Visas for a Saudi delegation to visit the diplomatic missions were issued last month,” Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi was ...

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UN concerned about growth of HIV infections in Philippines

The Philippines has the fastest growing number of HIV infections in Asia, a report by the United Nations and the government showed Tuesday. The Southeast Asian nation saw a 140 percent increase in new cases from 2010 to 2016, even though the annual number of new infections in Asia-Pacific declined ...

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Pakistan to host two int’l tennis events before year end

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) will host two back-to-back International Tennis Federation (ITF) Futures (Men’s Professional Circuit events) before the end of ongoing year. “We will host these events in November-December, this year,” President Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) Salim Saifullah told APP. He said each event would carry a ...

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Nearly 70 migrants hurt crossing Spanish border

Around 70 sub-Saharan African migrants were injured when they tried to cross through the razor-wire-topped fence separating northern Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on Tuesday, the Red Cross said. Local police said 200 people rushed the border in a bid to reach Europe. Around 60 managed to enter ...

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Trump dictated son’s misleading statement on Russia meeting

US President Donald Trump has reportedly dictated a misleading statement in which his son said a meeting between him and a Russian lawyer was centered on adopting Russian children. The Washington Post reported on Monday evening that Trump made the move while he was flying home from Germany where he attended the ...

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Pakistan extends house arrest of Hafiz Saeed

Pakistani authorities have reportedly ordered an extension in the house arrest of Hafiz Saeed, the leader of charity group Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and the one accused by the United States and India of orchestrating 2008 attacks on the Indian financial capital of Mumbai that killed 166 people. Reports on Tuesday suggested ...

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US does not care about civilian casualties: Author

The United States’ drone strikes have left staggering numbers of civilians slaughtered and “it is hard to believe that this is accidental or incidental,” says a commentator. “The US military barely even pretends to care about civilian casualties,” John Steppling told Press TV on Tuesday. The death toll of civilians ...

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