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Saudi King, Turkish President discuss efforts to combat terrorism

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed efforts to combat terrorism and terror financing during their talks at...

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World leaders approve joint communique, outcome list for Belt and Road cooperation

BEIJING: Leaders from 30 countries and key international organizations reached broad consensus on the Belt and Road cooperation as they adopted a joint communique and...

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AT UN, Pakistan pushes for ‘practical action’ to end conflict-related sexual violence

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has called on the international community to convert political will into practical action to end conflict-related sexual violence that poses a...

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North Korea could be in final stages of new nuclear test: report

WASHINGTON: Satellite images suggest North Korea could be in the final stages of preparation for a new nuclear test according to US-based analysts, who echoed similar...

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Turkish Red Crescent mobilizes for unprecedented famine threat in Somalia

YUNUS PAKSOY: As hundreds of thousands of Somalis have been struggling to survive in the face of famine and drought, the Turkish Red Crescent has mobilized to offer them...

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Cyclone-ravaged Australia like ‘a war zone’

QUEENSLAND: Towns were cut off and without power in northern Australia on Wednesday after being pummelled by a powerful cyclone that washed battered yachts ashore and...

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Iran urges ‘war crime’ hearing into US killings in Mosul

TEHRAN: Iran’s top security official says US airstrikes in the Iraqi city of Mosul which reportedly killed large numbers of civilians in recent days should be...

Palestinians protest Israeli murder of Hamas figure

WEST BANK: Angry Palestinians have taken to the streets Monday in the occupied West Bank to protest Israeli assassination of a senior Hamas figure. People in the...

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Muslim women form human chain across Westminster Bridge

LONDON: A group of Muslim women formed a human chain across London’s Westminster Bridge on Monday, the scene of the UK’s recent terror attack, as a show of...

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World countries to start talks on nuke weapons ban

NEW YORK: World countries are set to launch talks on a global nuclear weapons ban despite objections from major nuclear powers. Some 123 member states of the United...