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  • Spanish warship ordered ships to leave British waters near Gibraltar

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    Spanish warship ordered ships to leave British waters near Gibraltar

    LONDON, Feb 18 — A Spanish warship tried to order commercial shipping to leave anchorages in British waters near Gibraltar but was challenged by the British navy and sailed...

  • France snubs Trump’s appeal to repatriate IS fighters en masse, for now

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    France snubs Trump’s appeal to repatriate IS fighters en masse, for now

    PARIS, Feb 18 — France will for now not act on US President Donald Trump’s call for European allies to repatriate hundreds of Islamic State fighters from Syria, taking back...

  • Seven killed in new Kashmir battle

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    Seven killed in new Kashmir battle

  • Gunmen kill four soldiers in attack in Pakistan’s Baluchistan

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    Gunmen kill four soldiers in attack in Pakistan’s Baluchistan

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    Shootout wounds five bystanders near New Orleans tourism area

  • Gunbattle with militants kills four Indian soldiers and civilian in Kashmir, say police

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    Gunbattle with militants kills four Indian soldiers and civilian in Kashmir, say police

  • Media: Macau police investigate suspected murder at Sands casino resort

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    Media: Macau police investigate suspected murder at Sands casino resort

  • Canberra under pressure to explain lucrative PNG refugee contracts

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    Canberra under pressure to explain lucrative PNG refugee contracts

  • N. Korea faces ‘historic turning point’, says state media ahead of summit

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    N. Korea faces ‘historic turning point’, says state media ahead of summit

  • Australia says foreign government behind cyber attack on lawmakers

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    Australia says foreign government behind cyber attack on lawmakers

  • European lawmakers invited by Venezuela’s Guaido barred from entering

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    European lawmakers invited by Venezuela’s Guaido barred from entering

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  • India on the hunt for Kashmir bombing mastermind

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    India on the hunt for Kashmir bombing mastermind

  • Syrian commander: IS ‘caliphate’ on brink of defeat

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    Syrian commander: IS ‘caliphate’ on brink of defeat

  • Report: US asked Abe to nominate Trump for peace prize

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    Report: US asked Abe to nominate Trump for peace prize

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    Bishops in Vatican this week to tackle child abuse scandals

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  • US blocks N. Korean air traffic revival ahead of Trump-Kim summit, say sources

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    US blocks N. Korean air traffic revival ahead of Trump-Kim summit, say sources

    MONTREAL, Feb 18 — The United States has blocked efforts by a UN agency to improve civil aviation in North Korea at a time when Pyongyang is trying to reopen part of its...

  • Brochez discloses list of HIV-positive Singapore inmates in email; police report lodged

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    Brochez discloses list of HIV-positive Singapore inmates in email; police report lodged

    SINGAPORE, Jan 18 — The Singapore Prison Service has lodged a police report against US fraudster Mikhy Farrera Brochez, who it said had emailed a list of 13 HIV-positive inmates...

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    British Labour MP Paul Flynn dies at 84

    LONDON, Feb 18 — Veteran lawmaker Paul Flynn of the British opposition Labour Party has died at the age of 84, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said late yesterday. “I’m...

  • Support for Australian government rallies ahead of May election

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    Support for Australian government rallies ahead of May election

    SYDNEY, Feb 18 — Support for Australia’s conservative government has risen to its highest levels in more than six months, a widely watched poll showed today, boosting Prime...

  • Venezuela’s Guaido calls for ‘million volunteers’ in aid standoff

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    Venezuela’s Guaido calls for ‘million volunteers’ in aid standoff

    CARACAS, Feb 18 — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido set a goal yesterday of enlisting a million volunteers within a week to confront a government blockade that has kept...

  • Yemen sides agree deal on first pullback, says UN

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    Yemen sides agree deal on first pullback, says UN

    UNITED NATIONS, Feb 18 — Yemen’s government and Huthi rebels have agreed on the first phase of a pullback of forces from the key city of Hodeida, in a deal the United Nations...

  • Group of 25 Canadian students flees Haiti unrest

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    Group of 25 Canadian students flees Haiti unrest

    OTTAWA, Feb 18 — A group of 25 school students from Quebec and three chaperones were able to leave Haiti yesterday, where they had been stuck due to violent anti-government...

  • Top US official discussed Trump removal in 2017, says ex-FBI chief

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    Top US official discussed Trump removal in 2017, says ex-FBI chief

    WASHINGTON, Feb 17 — The US deputy attorney general discussed how many cabinet members would support removing US President Donald Trump from office in 2017, the FBI’s former...

  • UK teen who joined IS has given birth in Syria, says family

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    UK teen who joined IS has given birth in Syria, says family

    LONDON, Feb 17 — A runaway teenager who has divided British opinion after joining the Islamic State group in Syria but now wants to return home, has given birth, her family said...

  • Iran’s Zarif accuses Israel, US of seeking war

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    Iran’s Zarif accuses Israel, US of seeking war

    MUNICH, Feb 17 — Iran’s foreign minister today accused Israel of looking for war and warned that its actions and those of the United States were increasing the chances of a...

  • India hunting for mastermind of Kashmir bombing

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    India hunting for mastermind of Kashmir bombing

    SRINAGAR, Feb 17 — Hundreds of Indian forces were today hunting for the Kashmir chief of the Pakistan-based militant group believed to have masterminded a car bombing on an...

  • Eurostar train delays as WWII bomb made safe in Paris

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    Eurostar train delays as WWII bomb made safe in Paris

    PARIS, Feb 17 — Several Eurostar trains heading for London were cancelled or delayed today in Paris, and 1,800 people temporarily evacuated from their homes, as bomb disposal...

  • Kashmiri Muslims evicted, threatened after deadly attack on Indian forces

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    Kashmiri Muslims evicted, threatened after deadly attack on Indian forces

    SRINAGAR, Feb 17 — India has warned against rising communal tensions across the country as Kashmiris living outside their state faced property evictions, job suspensions and...

  • Iran summons Pakistan envoy over suicide bombing

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    Iran summons Pakistan envoy over suicide bombing

    TEHRAN, Feb 17 — Iran’s foreign ministry today summoned the Pakistani ambassador after Tehran accused Islamabad of harbouring a jihadist group behind a deadly suicide attack...

  • Iran’s Zarif says risk of war with Israel is great

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    Iran’s Zarif says risk of war with Israel is great

    MUNICH, Feb 17 — Iran’s foreign minister accused Israel of looking for war and warned that its behaviour and that of the United States was increasing the chances of a clash in...

  • In Syria’s Baghouz, dying palms and a wilting IS ‘caliphate’

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    In Syria’s Baghouz, dying palms and a wilting IS ‘caliphate’

    BAGHOUZ, Feb 17 — The wilted palms and pomegranate trees at the entrance to Baghouz were struggling to survive, much like diehard Islamic State group fighters in the Syrian...

  • IS ‘caliphate’ on brink of defeat in Syria as Trump urges Europe to do more

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    IS ‘caliphate’ on brink of defeat in Syria as Trump urges Europe to do more

    NEAR BAGHOUZ (Syria), Feb 17 — US-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State’s last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said yesterday,...

  • Netanyahu hands Israel foreign minister role to right-wing rival

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    Netanyahu hands Israel foreign minister role to right-wing rival

    JERUSALEM, Feb 17 — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced today he was relinquishing the role of foreign minister and handing it to a right-wing rival from within...

  • Japan’s PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on US request, says newspaper

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    Japan’s PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on US request, says newspaper

    TOKYO, Feb 17 — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after receiving a request from the US government to...