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Fire at Indian garment factory kills 13

A fire at a garment factory in India has left over a dozen people dead and a couple of others injured near the capital city, New Delhi. “The fire broke out at a factory in a residential area of Sahibabad around 4:30 am (1100 GMT Thursday), in the morning,” local ...

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Four dead, 100 hurt in Taliban bombing of German consulate in Afghanistan

At least four people have lost their lives and some 100 others sustained injuries in a car bomb attack that targeted the German consulate building in Afghanistan’s northern province of Balkh, officials say. The attacker rammed his explosives-laden car into the wall of the consulate in the provincial capital city of Mazar-i-Sharif, located ...

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Trump ‘pledges to defend South Korea’ in departure from campaign rhetoric

South Korean diplomatic sources have reportedly said that US President-elect Donald Trump has pledged his commitment to an existing security alliance between Washington and Seoul, despite his campaign rhetoric that the US would potentially abandon its Asian ally. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency, citing diplomatic officials, said on Thursday that Trump ...

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Cross-border firing kills three Indian soldiers in Kashmir: Army

At least three Indian soldiers have been killed in an exchange of fire with Pakistani forces along the de facto border dividing the disputed region of Kashmir. Indian army spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said one soldier died after coming under Pakistani sniper fire in Machhal sector on Wednesday. Kalia added ...

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Fresh Indian fire kills three more civilians in Kashmir: Pakistan

Pakistani officials say Indian troops have opened fire across the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing at least three civilians. Pakistani police official Mir Abid said three civilians were killed and three wounded by Indian shelling in Battal sector of Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Tuesday. ...

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Iran Navy fleet heading for Atlantic Ocean for first time

Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says an Iranian naval fleet is planning to head for the Atlantic Ocean for the first time after a port call in South Africa. The 44th flotilla of the Iranian Navy, consisting of the Alvand destroyer and the Bushehr logistic vessel, embarked on ...

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Hong Kong leader says will implement China ruling on rebel MPs

Hong Kong’s leader says he would “fully implement” a ruling by the Chinese parliament, which effectively bars two newly-elected pro-independence lawmakers from the city’s local legislature after they deliberately misread their oaths of office. During a swearing-in ceremony last month, the young lawmakers Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus “Baggio” Leung challenged ...

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