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Kabul carnage; Hospital attack left over 30 dead, 66 wounded

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Kabul carnage; Hospital attack left over 30 dead, 66 wounded

ay By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: At least over 30 people were killed and over 50 others received injures after suicide bombers stormed Sardar Dawod Khan—a military hospital in Kabul on Wednesday morning, security official said. Spokesman  for the Ministry of Defense, Dawlat Waziri, said first a suicide attacker exploded his laden explosive vest at the front […]

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Trudeau announces $650 million for sexual, reproductive health on International Women’s Day

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Trudeau announces $650 million for sexual, reproductive health on International Women’s Day

But advocates call for more subsidized child-care spaces, a national strategy to end gender-based violence and a new law to ensure men and women get equal pay for work of equal value. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $650-million plans over the next three years for sexual and reproductive health in Ottawa on Wednesday.  (ADRIAN WYLD / […]

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How Turkey is using Germany to whip up nationalism at home

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How Turkey is using Germany to whip up nationalism at home

 Turkish politicians are using a spate of cancelled rallies in Germany to stir up nationalist feeling ahead of next month’s referendum on boosting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s powers, analysts say. Since last week, German and Turkish politicians have traded barbs over the banning of events by Turkish officials visiting Germany in a bid to boost […]

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N. Korea bans its overseas missions from accessing Internet

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N. Korea bans its overseas missions from accessing Internet

  PETALING JAYA: North Korean workers overseas have been banned by their government from accessing the Internet via smartphones to prevent the spread of news on the assassination of Kim Jong-nam (pic), reported Radio Free Asia. “North Korea has ordered its overseas missions to forbid its workers dispatched abroad not to access the Internet via […]

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Al Shabaab top leader Hussein Mukhtar surrenders to Somali army

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Al Shabaab top leader Hussein Mukhtar surrenders to Somali army

A file photo of al Shabaab militants.   Top al Shabaab leader Hussein Mukhtar on Tuesday surrendered to the Somali National Army in Baidoa. The African Union Mission in Somalia termed Mukhtar’s decision courageous and urged other fighters in the terror group to surrender to authorities. “Amisom hopes that other sons and daughters of Somalia […]

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Trump’s first victory in deportation feud is Iraq

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Trump’s first victory in deportation feud is Iraq

mAirport officials and civil rights lawyers across the U.S. are getting ready to face President Trump’s latest travel ban, which no longer affects Iraqi visitors. (Associated Press) more > Airport officials and civil rights lawyers across the U.S. are getting ready to face President Trump’s latest travel ban, which no longer affects Iraqi visitors. (Associated […]

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The Nine Muslim Women Who Have Ruled Nations

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The Nine Muslim Women Who Have Ruled Nations

When hearing about women’s rights in the Muslim world, the assumed story is often exclusively one of oppression, marginalisation and lack of power. However, many often forget that eight countries have had Muslim women as their head of state. This is compared to the fact that neither of the two major US parties – Democrats […]

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EU tries to drive a wedge between Putin and Trump

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EU tries to drive a wedge between Putin and Trump

According to The Wall Street Journal, the anxious attitude of politicians in the US and Europe is beginning to change. Many Russian media outlets have picked up the pseudosensation. The authoritative US-based publication wrote in a recent article that President Donald Trump was supportive of NATO during his speech in front of Congress the week before. The Trump […]

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North Korea missile tests were ‘drill for strike on U.S. bases’ in Japan

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North Korea missile tests were ‘drill for strike on U.S. bases’ in Japan

• North Korea ‘training to strike United States military bases in Japan’ • Four ballistic missiles were fired by North Korea on Monday which came very close to U.S. ally Japan • United Nations Security Council to hold meeting to discuss additional measures following the launch PYONGYANG, North Korea – State media in Pyongyang reported […]

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Somali President Mohamed Abdillahi Formajo criticizing the revised U.S. travel ban

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Somali President Mohamed Abdillahi Formajo criticizing the revised U.S. travel ban

Somalia’s new president is criticizing the revised U.S. travel ban, telling journalists that “definitely” he would prefer it be lifted and reminding the United States that it has a large Somali community. President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who holds both U.S. and Somali citizenship after having lived for many years in the United States, spoke on […]

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