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Turkey condemns fatal terror attacks in Iraq’s Kirkuk

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ANKARA: Turkey on Saturday strongly condemned the triple bombing in Iraq’s Kirkuk that left one person dead and 14 others injured on Friday, according to a statement. In the statement, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said Turkey observed “that some circles, who follow their dark agenda and try to harm the will of peaceful coexistence of the people of […]

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Rohingya organizations criticize recent UN-Myanmar deal

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ANKARA: Rohingya organizations worldwide criticized on Sunday a new agreement signed between Myanmar and the UN on repatriation of Rohingya refugees, saying it did not touch the root causes of the crisis. “We are deeply concerned that the MOU [Memorandum of Understanding] did not address the root causes of the Rohingya crisis, particularly the issue of […]

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France on G7: ‘Fits of anger’ cannot dictate international cooperation

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PARIS: France warned Sunday that “fits of anger” could not dictate international cooperation after US President Donald Trump abruptly rejected a joint statement agreed following a bad-tempered G7 summit in Canada. “International cooperation cannot be dictated by fits of anger and throwaway remarks,” President Emmanuel Macron’s office said in a statement to AFP. “We spend […]

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Sino-Philippine ties to move forward with more progress: ambassador

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MANILA (Xinhua) — The relations between China and the Philippines will be moving forward with more progress, said Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua on Saturday. Zhao made the remarks at a gala celebrating the 43rd anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and the Philippines and the 17th China-Philippines Friendship Day. […]

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Finnish PM Sipila re-elected chairman of Center Party

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HELSINKI (Xinhua) — Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila was re-elected on Saturday chairman of the Center Party. In the party convention in Sotkamo, northern Finland, Sipila got 2,053 votes and his opponent Vesa Levonen, who is a local politician from Kotka, only got 19 votes. Levonen criticized mainly Sipila’s economic revival policies, saying “cutting back […]

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Ethiopian PM to visit Egypt on Sunday

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ADDIS ABABA (Xinhua) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is scheduled to arrive in Egypt on Sunday for a two-day visit. In a press statement on Saturday, the Ethiopian Embassy to Egypt said Ahmed during his visit is expected to meet with senior Egyptian officials including President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to discuss issues of mutual interest. […]

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Iraqi forces target Daesh cells in Diyala

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BAGHDAD : Iraqi security forces on Sunday began a military operation against Daesh cells in the eastern Diyala province, according to a local police officer. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Capt. Habib al-Shammari said the offensive targets Daesh terrorists in Al-Mukhisa area, northeast of Diyala. He said three terrorists had been arrested during the operation. “Daesh terrorist […]

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India army: Soldiers kill 6 militants along Kashmir frontier

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SRINAGAR, India: The Indian military says a group of militants have sneaked into the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir from the Pakistani side of the disputed territory, sparking a gunbattle that left at least six suspected militants dead. The military says fighting began early Sunday when soldiers intercepted a group of insurgents along the highly militarized […]

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Israel launches surprise drill in Golan Heights

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JERUSALEM: The Israeli army on Sunday launched a surprise military drill in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights. “A short while ago, a large-scale surprise military exercise began in the Golan Heights area,” the army said in a statement. “In addition, as part of the exercise the system to call up reservists was activated,” it added. A […]

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Frustrated Afghans in a long march for peace

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KABUL: Under blistering sun, a group of fasting Afghans has been marching for peace for nearly a month, mobilizing people in villages and towns. The “Convoy of Peace” was conceived in March by villagers in southern Helmand province, after more than a dozen people were killed when an explosives-laden vehicle went off during a wrestling match […]

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