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Modi awarded highest civilian award by UAE

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the United Arab Emirates’ highest civilian honour during a visit on Saturday to the oil-rich Gulf nation, reinforcing ties between the countries even as he faces criticism over stripping occupied Kashmir of its autonomy. The induction of Modi into the Order of Zayed shows the importance the UAE places on India, the world’s third-largest...

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Knife attacker kills one at Munich train station

MUNICH: A German national stabbed four passengers at a train station near Munich early on Tuesday, killing one man and injuring three, in an attack police said appeared to have an Islamist motive. Witnesses said the assailant, a 27-year-old man, shouted "Allahu Akbar" ('God is Greatest' in Arabic), according to police. "The perpetrator made remarks during the attack which point...

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Islamic State leader for Iraq’s Anbar province killed in air strike: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: A US-led coalition air strike has killed a senior Islamic State leader in Iraq’s Anbar province, along with three other IS miltants, the Pentagon said Monday. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said the May 6 strike near the town of Rutba deep in the Anbar desert targeted Abu Wahib, IS’s “military emir” for the vast western province. Wahib was “a...

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China landslide death toll climbs to 22

BEIJING: The death toll in a landslide in China's southeastern Fujian province has risen to 22, with 17 people still missing, state media said on Monday. The landslide, triggered on Sunday by heavy rain, hit a hydroelectric power station that was under construction in Fujian's Taining County. President Xi Jinping had demanded that local officials step up rescue efforts. "As...

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Somalia car bomb attack kills at least two police officers

MOGADISHU: A car bomb killed at least two police officers in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Monday in a suicide attack on the city's traffic police headquarters, police said. Three others were wounded during the attack, said Mohamed Nur, a traffic police officer. One of the assailants was killed in a gun fight after the blast. "It was a...

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41 workers missing after China landslide

BEIJING: More than 400 rescuers were mobilised to search for 41 people missing after a landslide engulfed workers at a construction site in southeastern China early Sunday, state media reported. A torrent of mud buried a temporary shed used by workers building a power plant in Taining County in Fujian province, the official Xinhua news agency said. The earth was...

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Sadiq Khan condemns Cameron’s ‘Trump-style’ attacks

LONDON: London's new Muslim mayor Sadiq Khan accused Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday of using "Donald Trump playbook" tactics to try to divide communities in a bid to prevent his election. The day after being sworn in with a promise to be "mayor for all Londoners", the Labour lawmaker condemned Cameron's Conservatives for trying to link him to Islamic...

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Saudi Arabia sacks oil minister in cabinet reshuffle

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Saturday replaced his veteran oil minister and the central bank governor in a major reshuffle of senior positions a week after announcing big economic reforms. Salman also named new ministers to run the water, transport, commerce, social affairs, health and pilgrimage portfolios and restructured some ministries in a shake-up focused on areas where the...

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Iran says several of its soldiers killed near Aleppo

TEHRAN: Several Iranian soldiers were killed near Aleppo, the Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, in what appeared to be one of Iran's biggest losses in Syria since it deployed forces to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Islamist insurgents on Friday seized the strategic village of Khan Touman, some 15 km (9 miles) southwest of Aleppo. Dozens of people were reported...

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Canadians drive through burning city seeking safety

FORT MCMURRAY: Canadian police led convoys of cars through the burning ghost town of Fort McMurray on Friday in a risky operation to get thousands of people to safety on the other side. Monster forest fires were continuing to burn out of control in the parched region, and could potentially double in size by the end of Saturday, said Chad...

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Roadside bomb kills four children from same Afghan family

KABUL, Afghanistan: A roadside bomb has killed at least four small children from the same family in the southern Zabul province, an official said Saturday. Wazir Mohammad Jawadi, a district administrator, said another child from the same family was wounded in the blast, which took place late Friday. Afghanistan is inundated with mines and other explosives left over from decades...

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Panama Papers source breaks silence, denies being a spy: Sueddeutsche Zeitung

BERLIN: Sueddeutsche Zeitung said on Friday that the source of millions of documents leaked to the German newspaper from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca had sent them a manifesto, saying his motivation was the "scale of injustices" the papers revealed. The source had never before publicly stated why he leaked the documents, now known as the Panama Papers, said Sueddeutsche...

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Sadiq Khan wins London election, becomes first Muslim mayor

LONDON: Labour politician Sadiq Khan has reportedly won the London mayoral elections, becoming the first Muslim to do so in a major European capital. The British-Pakistani MP for Tooting was 6 points ahead of his Conservative rival Zac Goldsmith with counting almost over. Official confirmation of Khan's win is expected after 18:00 BST. Goldsmith has been accused of participating in...

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Suicide bomb kills seven in Yemeni city of Marib: Police sources

SANAA: Seven people were killed and more than 15 wounded in a suicide bomb attack on Friday that struck a market in the Yemeni city of Marib, east of the capital Sanaa, police sources told Reuters. The sources said it was not clear who was behind the attack which went off in a crowded market where the drug qat is...

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Air strikes hit camp in Syria, US condemns Assad statement

BEIRUT: Air strikes on a camp housing Syrians uprooted by war killed at least 28 people near the Turkish border on Thursday, a monitoring group said, and fighting raged in parts of northern Syria despite a deal to cease hostilities in the city of Aleppo. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the dead included women and children and the...

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Canada wildfire evacuations curb oilfield, pipeline flow

The wildfire that raged on Thursday in Fort McMurray in the heart of the Canadian oil sands region knocked out as much as a third of Canada's daily crude capacity and closed some pipelines. While oil sands facilities are not in the fire's path, several production companies and two pipeline operators have curbed activities to take precautions to move workers...

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Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu resigns

ISTANBUL: Turkey's prime minister stepped down Thursday, paving the way for President Recep Tayyip Erodgan to consolidate power amid complaints from opponents over his increasingly hard-line policies. The decision by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to bow out of upcoming elections marks another potential step by Erodgan to move Turkey toward a presidential system and reduce the powers of parliament further...

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