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3 Indian soldiers killed in Assam attack

Three Indian soldiers were killed and four seriously wounded on Saturday in a separatist attack in the restive northeastern state of Assam, officials said. Heavily armed militants of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) ambushed an army convoy ...

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73 killed in tanker explosion in Mozambique

A fuel tanker exploded in northern Mozambique as residents gathered around to buy fuel from the driver on Thursday, killing 73 people and injuring 110 others, Mozambican media reported. Dozens of charred bodies were scattered around the blast site in ...

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Obama urges Trump to `stand up` to Russia

US President Barack Obama has urged Donald Trump to “stand up” to Russia when it deviates from US “values and international norms”. Mr Obama was in Berlin on his last official tour of Europe when he was asked how his ...

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Rohingyas attempt to flee Myanmar violence

Violence in western Burma has caused hundreds of Rohingya Muslims to attempt to flee across the border into Bangladesh, as the government continues a military crackdown on suspected Islamic militants. The BBC quoted Bangladeshi officials as saying that some attempting ...

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Zakir Naik`s NGO banned in India

India has outlawed controversial televangelist Zakir Naik`s NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) as `an unlawful organisation` for five years, local media say. India`s Union Cabinet approved the ban in a meeting on Tuesday, the Times of India (ToI) reported. The ...

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6.2 quake strikes off Japan

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of the Japanese island of Honshu, according to USGS data. TEPCO said the quake did not affect the integrity of its crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, located relatively close to its epicenter. ...

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Hillary calls Trump to concede the race

Hillary Clinton called Donald Trump to concede the White House on Wednesday morning – minutes after she sent her campaign chairman to her supporters` party to say: `It`s not over.` John Podesta was dispatched by the Democratic candidate to tell ...

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Gunmen kill 36 Nigerian miners in Zamfara state

Gunmen have killed 36 gold miners in north-east Nigeria, police say. The attackers overran a mining camp in the Maru district of Zamfara state, in the latest in a series of similar raids in the region. The gunmen`s motive is ...

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WikiLeaks releases more DNC emails

With just two days before the election, WikiLeaks late Sunday night released a new trove of emails apparently hacked from the Democratic Party, the latest dump from the website which has been targeting Democrats. The release of more than 8,000 ...

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8 football fans killed in South Sudan shooting

At least eight people were killed when an unknown gunmen fired on football fans in a bar in the South Sudan capital Juba at the weekend, the government said Monday. ‘Eight young men were killed,’ said deputy information minister Paul ...

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