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Russia warns of ‘painful’ retaliation in face of US sanctions

(News Desk) – The speaker of the Russian upper house of parliament has warned of “serious consequences” of the US sanctions imposed on Russia, saying Moscow’s response will be “precise and painful.” “No one should be under any illusions,” Russia’s Interfax news agency quoted Valentina Matvienko as saying on Wednesday. ...

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Iran vows to keep up anti-terror cooperation with Iraq

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the Islamic Republic will keep up its counter-terrorism cooperation with Iraq until the annihilation of terrorism. The Iranian defense chief said that the Daesh terrorist group had inflicted a lot of damage on the nations of the region, ...

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Trump says CIA chief met North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – US President Donald Trump has confirmed that CIA director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to Pyongyang for a secret meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. “Mike Pompeo met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea last week. Meeting went very smoothly and a good relationship was ...

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Acid reflux drugs ‘raise risk of stomach cancer’

(Web Desk) – A drug commonly used to treat acid reflux is linked to a more than doubled risk of developing stomach cancer, researchers claim. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) reduce the amount of acid made by the stomach and are used to treat acid reflux and stomach ulcers, according to ...

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‘The Musalman’: World’s only handwritten newspaper

(Web Desk) – Stacks of paper, ink bottles, reed pens and wooden slopes for writing – these are the first of the many things anyone would notice when they step inside a computer-less office of The Musalman. Established in Chennai, India in 1927, the newspaper is 91-years-old, and is possibly ...

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Female stars dominate Cannes festival jury

PARIS (AFP) – Hollywood actresses will dominate the jury at Cannes next month, the film festival’s organisers said Wednesday as they appeared set to lift their bar on controversial Danish director Lars Von Trier. Cate Blanchett, Kristen Stewart and Lea Seydoux will head a starry jury, with American writer-director Ava ...

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