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6.5-magnitude quake jolts Philippines

An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale hit the Philippines on Thursday, although no casualty or damages were reported. The quake, whose epicentre was located at a depth of 6 km, struck 3.3 km...

14 killed in Mexico gunfight

At least 14 people were killed during a gunfight in Mexico's Chihuahua state, police said. The gunfight between members of the La Linea group against the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel took place near the Las...
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Qatar’s response to Egypt, Gulf countries’ demands ‘negative’

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Wednesday that Qatar's response to the demands of Egypt and Gulf countries was "very negative." Shoukry's comments came during a press conference after his meeting in Cairo with...

China again asks India to pull back from Doklam

China on Wednesday again asked India to pull back troops from Doklam in the Sikkim sector to "avoid worsening of the situation". Amid the continuing border stand-off, China also accused India of "misleading" the public...

India, Israel sign seven agreements

India and Israel on Wednesday signed seven agreements, including three on space cooperation, following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu. A Plan of Cooperation was signed between...
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‘Apka swagat hai mere dost’, Netanyahu welcomes Modi with warm hug

In an effusive welcome to Narendra Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the country, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said "Apka swagat hai mere dost. We have been waiting for you for...
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10 killed in Bangladesh garment factory blast

At least 10 people were killed and 50 others injured in a boiler room explosion at a garment factory in central Bangladesh. The search for more bodies in the debris continues, officials said on...

Laptops ban lifted for flights from Abu Dhabi to US

International carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Etihad Airways said on Sunday the US Department of Homeland Security has lifted a ban on carrying electronic devices, including laptops, onboard flights between the UAE...

Activists launch global campaign against Qatar’s terror funding

A group of international citizens and activists from several countries have launched a campaign to combat the Qatar government's funding of global terrorism. In a statement announcing the launch of the "Global Campaign Against the...
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Bomb blast kills 7 in Afghanistan

Seven civilians were killed and five others wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday. The explosion occurred when a van hit the bomb in Achin district, 120 km...

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