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Actress Amyra Dastur at store launch in Mumbai

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UEFA Europa League round of 16 first leg match in Lisbon

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Trump’s steel, aluminum tariffs put global trade system at risk

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WASHINGTON, March 8 (Xinhua) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s newly enacted tariffs on steel and aluminum will likely prompt retaliation by trade partners and legal challenges at the World Trade Organization (WTO), putting the rule-based global trade system at risk, trade experts have said. POTENTIAL BACKLASH Despite mounting dissensions amid trading partners around the world, […]

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Israeli, U.S. troops train against missile threat in joint military drill

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by Keren Setton JERUSALEM, March 9 (Xinhua) — Nearly 5,000 Israeli and U.S. soldiers have been training shoulder to shoulder since Sunday for a simulated missile attack on Israel. The military exercise, dubbed “Juniper Cobra 18,” is a biennial event that has been held nine times since 2001 by the Israeli military and the U.S. […]

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UN seems to distance itself from Jerusalem exhibit in UN headquarters

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UNITED NATIONS, March 8 (Xinhua) — Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday opened a special exhibit about the history of Jerusalem at the United Nations headquarters in New York, but the UN seemed to distance itself from the display. The exhibit, “3,000 Years of History: Jews in Jerusalem,” was initiated by the Israeli UN […]

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Philippine police say Arab militant suspect won’t be freed

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Author: APSat, 2018-03-10 03:00ID: 1520602650903792900MANILA: A Philippine police official says an alleged former commander of Daesh in Syria, who was arrested recently in Manila, will not be freed even after a prosecutor dropped criminal complaints of illegal possession of explosives against him. Metropolitan Manila police director Oscar Albayalde said Friday that Fehmi Lassoued, who had a fake […]

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Austria closes in on EU presidency with border and immigration agenda

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Author: REUTERSFri, 2018-03-09 14:59ID: 1520603004323833100VIENNA: Austria plans to use its presidency of the European Union this year to shift the bloc’s focus away from resettling refugees within the EU and toward preventing further waves of arrivals, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Friday. Kurz is governing in coalition with the anti-immigration Freedom Party, making Austria the only western […]

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Muslims pray under military protection in Sri Lanka after riots

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AFP COLOMBO: Soldiers and police guarded mosques across Sri Lanka during Friday prayers amid fears of new anti-Muslim attacks after four days of riots that have left at least three dead. Most Muslim-owned businesses in the island nation remained shut in protest at attacks by mainly Buddhist Sinhalese groups concentrated around the central city of […]

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UK deploys military in Russia spy attack probe

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AFP LONDON: British police requested military assistance in investigating a nerve agent attack on a former Russian double agent as speculation mounted Friday about how London could respond if a state actor were to blame. Police extended the cordon around the modest suburban home of Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, the quiet city in southwestern England […]

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India’s top court permits passive euthanasia in landmark judgment

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REUTERS NEW DELHI: Individuals have a right to die with dignity, India’s Supreme Court said on Friday in a landmark verdict that permits the removal of life-support systems for the terminally ill or those in incurable comas. Passive euthanasia, as it is called, will apply only to a terminally ill person with no hope of […]

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