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Russia: US strikes on Assad will plunge Mideast into chaos

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] Russia has warned against a call by US State Department officials for strikes against the Syrian government, saying Moscow is opposed to a military solution. The Kremlin said on Friday such a move would plunge the entire region into complete chaos. Dozens of State Department officials have signed …

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Japanese stage massive rally outside US base in Okinawa

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] Scuffles have broken out between Japanese police and anti-US protesters who were out on the streets to voice their anger at the American military presence on the Okinawa island. Large crowds of demonstrators gathered outside the US marine base, called Camp Schwab, in Okinawa Prefecture on Friday to …

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Pakistan can’t tolerate increasing India-Afghan friendly ties: Karzai

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] KABUL – Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai said Pakistan does not want good relations between India and Afghanistan and wants “no bilateral trade and no access to Central Asia for India” which is unacceptable for Afghanistan. In an interview with BBC Urdu Thursday, Karzai claimed that India is …

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Afghan envoy holds talks at GHQ

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Afghanistan yesterday agreed to consider peace after the US intervention, official sources said, as unprovoked firing from across Afghan border continued on Wednesday while Islamabad again summoned Afghan envoy to register its protest. Officials in Foreign Office said Afghan Ambassador Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal telephoned …

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British MP killing: what we know

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] LONDON: British MP Jo Cox, a lawmaker who campaigned for Britain to stay in the EU and more aid for Syrian refugees, was killed in a street attack on Thursday. Weapons, including a firearm, have been recovered from the scene of the incident in her constituency and the …

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Indian court jails 11 for life over Gujarat massacre of Muslims

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] AHMEDABAD: Eleven Hindus were sentenced to life in prison by an Indian court Friday for their role in the murders of dozens of Muslims during religious riots 14 years ago when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was chief minister of Gujarat state. Judge PB Desai also sentenced 12 others …

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This guy saved 70 people in Orlando shootings. His name is Imran Yousuf

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] Washing Desk- While one man went on a killing-spree at Orlando’s gay nightclub, there was another present that night who came to the rescue of the unsuspecting people and succeeded in saving dozens. Imran Yousuf, a bouncer at the Pulse nightclub, knew something was horribly wrong when he …

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President Rouhani: Iran Files Lawsuit against US at Hague

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] Tehran- “The US courts have issued illegal rulings and said that the properties should be provided to the Americans and the families of those people killed in Lebanon and it is not clear what the Americans did in Lebanon (at the time) and how the issue is related …

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Official accuses Russia of attacking US-backed militants in Syria

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] An American official has expressed grave concern over allegation of Russia’s bombing of US-backed militants in Syria. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told reporters on Thursday that Russia bombed US-backed militants in southern Syria earlier in the day, raising “serious concern” over the incidence. “Today, Russian …

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US and Saudi Arabia: A rattled relationship

[/tie_full_img]   [/tie_full_img] Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says that Omar Mateen, who killed 49 people at a gay club in Orlando, Florida, before being killed by police, visited the kingdom twice to perform an Islamic pilgrimage. But officials say there is no evidence that he made contact with known extremists …

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