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Chinese people see US as ‘top threat’ to their country, poll shows

Chinese people believe the United States is the “top threat” facing their country, a new poll shows, with most suspecting the world’s number one economy of trying to “prevent China from becoming an equal power”. A survey by the Washington-based ...

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Portugal’s Antonio Guterres poised to become next UN secretary-general

Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is set to become the next United Nations secretary-general, after the 15 Security Council members agreed to put his name forward to a formal vote. Guterres, who was head of the UN’s refugee agency ...

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Syrian army warns rebels and families to leave eastern Aleppo

BEIRUT, Oct 6 (Reuters) Syria’s army has said that anybody who remains in the city of Aleppo after offering those who wish to leave an opportunity to do so would face their “inevitable fate”. A statement issued late on Wednesday ...

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Hurricane Matthew kills 26 in Caribbean on destructive path to U.S.

LES CAYES, Haiti/GUANTANAMO, Cuba (Reuters) – Hurricane Matthew twisted toward the Bahamas and Florida’s east coast on Wednesday after killing at least 26 people and damaging a majority of homes in Haiti’s south, prompting the hard-hit country to postpone a ...

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Maktab Jamia Islamia held Quiz Competition among the Students

Bhatkallys News Service Bhatkal 06 Oct 2016: Maktab Jamia Islamia held an Quiz Competition among the Students, a good number of participation from students was witnessed as the participants were divided into 12 teams. The multi-lingual event had the students ...

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Bengaluru: Under-construction building collapses at Bellandur gate, 1 dies, 4 trapped

Bengaluru, Oct 5: A building, which was under construction, collapsed on Wednesday afternoon at Bellandur gate here and it is believed that nearly 4 people are presently trapped under debris. 1 died and 4 have been saved. As per details, ...

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Colombia rejects deal to end FARC conflict: What happens next?

A narrow win for Colombia’s opponents to a government peace deal with FARC rebels has thrown the country into disarray, leading one journalist to starkly declare, “Nobody really knows what will happen tomorrow.” Likened to the fallout from the United ...

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Erdogan slams US Congress over JASTA law

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned Saturday a US Congress vote to override Barack Obama’s veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, saying he expected the move to be reversed as soon as possible. Relations ...

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Israeli troops shoot and kill 28-year old Palestinian at Qalandia checkpoint after alleged knife attack

A 28 year old Palestinian identified as Naseem Abu Mazer, from Kafr Aqab village, was shot and killed Friday night by Israeli troops at the Qalandia checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah, after allegedly pulling a knife and stabbing an Israeli ...

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Bulgaria bans full-face hijab

Bulgaria banned on Friday face-covering hijabs in public, joining a small number of EU countries as the debate rages across Europe about religious freedoms. Parliament approved the law that “bans wearing in public clothing that partially or completely covers the ...

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Congress rejects Obama veto, Saudi September 11 bill becomes law

Congress on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, the first veto override of his presidency, just four months before it ends. The House ...

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Teen kills father, opens fire on South Carolina schoolyard: police

A 14-year-old South Carolina boy shot and killed his father then drove to an elementary school playground where he wounded two children and a teacher with a handgun before being tackled by a firefighter who held him for police, authorities ...

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Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies at 93

Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres died on Wednesday, some two weeks after suffering a major stroke. The 93-year-old died in his sleep at around 3:00am (0000 GMT), Peres’ doctor Rafi Walden, who is also Peres’s son-in-law, ...

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Turkey Dismisses 87 Members Of Spy Agency

Turkish authorities have dismissed 87 members of the national spy agency over alleged links with the U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of organizing a failed coup on July 15. Turkish state media said on September 27 that criminal ...

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