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Turkey providing electricity to ISIL-held Syria town: Report

A Turkish newspaper says Ankara provides electricity to the Syrian town of Tal Abyad controlled by ISIL terrorists, who are also allowed to freely walk in the streets of a Turkish border district. Citing a Friday report by the Istanbul-based BirGün daily, English-language Turkish newspaper Today’s Zaman referred to “the ...

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17 cops, 10 Taliban die in south Afghanistan clashes

More than a dozen Afghan police officers have been killed and three others injured as they engaged members of the Taliban militant group in the country’s troubled southern province of Helmand. A security source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said 17 policemen lost their lives as fierce exchange of gunfire ...

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Congress speaks Pakistan’s language, alleges BJP

NEW DELHI: India’s main opposition Congress party on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s senior aides of passing jingoistic comments on the disputed army action in Myanmar and also slammed them for making immature statements that embarrass the neighbours. The Press Trust of India quoted a spokesman for the ruling ...

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China won’t allow its workers in Israeli settlements: Report

China says it will not allow its builders work as part of a bilateral labor deal with Israel in settlements on the occupied Palestinian territories, reports say. According to a Sunday report by Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Beijing is in talks with Tel Aviv to send thousands of migrant builders to Israel. A ...

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Modi blames Pakistan for spreading terrorism in India

DHAKA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an address at Dhaka University on Sunday blamed Pakistan for spreading terrorism and fear in neighbouring India, according to a report on Hindustan Times website. “Pakistan aaye din India, jo naako dum la deta hai, terrorism ko badhawa deta hai… ki ghatnaayein ghatthi ...

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Afghan jets hit Taliban positions in Ghour province

Airstrikes by Afghanistan’s jet fighters have killed 25 Taliban militants and injured 13 more in central Ghour province, said the provincial governor. Seyed Anvar Rahmati added on Monday that the latest aerial attack was carried out against Taliban positions in the town of Pasaband, which also led to the killing of ...

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US drone strikes kill 17 people in E Afghanistan

At least 17 people have been killed in two US assassination drone strikes in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar. The strikes took place in Haska Mina and Chaparhar districts of Nangarhar Province on Thursday, said Colonel Hazrat Hussain Mashraqiwal, an Afghan police chief. The police chief claimed that the raids ...

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Over 200 Schools close as MERS spreads in S Korea


More than 200 schools in South Korea have been suspended to prevent the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) infection among young students, officials said. Since June 3, 209 schools have suspended or closed classes nationwide due to fears that students might be infected with the MERS, Deputy Prime Minister for Social Affairs ...

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