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Interestingly, he made no reference to the recent surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army across the Line of Control (LoC). "Sometimes war becomes inevitable because of the existing situations. Quoting from the Ramayana , he said that the first fight against terrorism was waged by Jatayu to defend the honour of a woman. "Every time we do that we should promise to kill Ravana within ourselves and the society", he added.
  • Polish Women Hold 'Black Monday' Strike To Protest Proposed Abortion Ban

    Polish Women Hold 'Black Monday' Strike To Protest Proposed Abortion Ban

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    Poland's abortion laws are already among Europe's strictest. Those who support abortion rights hailed the huge show of anger as a big success. At the same time , parliament rejected a rival bid to liberalise abortion laws which called for women to be allowed to terminate pregnancy on demand, up to the 12th week of pregnancy.
  • Russia says it would support 48-hour truce in Syria's Aleppo

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    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has demanded that Russian Federation ground its aircraft and has threatened to cut diplomacy with Russian Federation over Syria. Meanwhile, airstrikes destroyed the last remaining bakery in Anadan, an opposition town north of Aleppo, activists said. On Thursday, rebels gained control over the villages of Khafsin and Karah, an insurgent and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor said.
  • Donald Trump invites Nigel Farage to next presidential debate

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    But asked if he would consider returning as leader, Mr Farage told the Press Association: "Not for ten million dollars". There are unconfirmed rumours she has quit because of her husband's health. Steven Woolfe who was blocked from standing because he submitted his papers late, might also be a contender. She had a relatively low profile during the Brexit referendum, in contrast to predecessor Farage, who said he was stepping down after the vote "to get his life back".
  • Pope makes surprise visit to quake hit Amatrice

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    Francis visited an improvised school building and met with students there, before heading on to the "red zone"-the hardest hit area that is off-limits to the public and still considered unsafe". Courage, and help each other. "There is always a future ". He later visited a nursing home and prayed with some of the elderly people made homeless by the 6.2-magnitude quake.
  • Duterte: Obama you can go to hell, European Union better choose purgatory

    Duterte: Obama you can go to hell, European Union better choose purgatory

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    I will maintain the military alliance, the RP-US pact which our countries signed in the early 50s. Gen. Maximo Ballesteros salute during the opening ceremony of the Amphibious Landing Exercise in Manila on Tuesday. The Philippines and the US launched war games on October 4 against the backdrop of the unusual threat of USA forces being ejected from the Southeast Asian nation.
  • Pakistan, India try to defuse tensions amid Kashmir clashes

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    Sources have revealed that during the discussions, Pakistan's intention to de-escalate was reiterated, however, it was clarified that this does not imply lack of resolve in responding to cross-border attacks by India in a similar manner. Their freedom struggle once again becomes a footnote in our history books while months or years elapse before Pakistan and India again reach the point where bilateral dialogue becomes a viable option.
  • International Monetary Fund cuts 2017 GDP growth outlook for Africa's largest economies

    International Monetary Fund cuts 2017 GDP growth outlook for Africa's largest economies

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    Global output is expected to grow this year by 3.1 percent before rising to 3.4 percent next year, estimates that are unchanged from July, according to the IMF's new World Economic Outlook report . The WEO predicted global growth of 3.1% this year, slightly lower than the 3.2% recorded in 2015. One IMF official said such restrictions would hamper productivity, growth, and innovation.
  • IS chief Baghdadi poisoned during feast, say reports

    IS chief Baghdadi poisoned during feast, say reports

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    The source noted that the militants are "suffering from severe poisoning", and had been taken under strict supervision to an unknown location. The identities of the three other commanders are unknown. Reports suggest he was a cleric in a mosque in the city around the time of the US-led invasion in 2003. In October 2011, the USA officially designated Baghdadi as "terrorist" and offered a United States dollars 10 million reward for information leading to his capture or death.
  • Michelle Obama makes light of Trump's microphone problem

    Michelle Obama makes light of Trump's microphone problem

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    President Barack Obama canceled another campaign event for Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, just as his party hopes the sitting commander in chief can use his near-record popularity to help propel its nominee to victory. The Hillary Clinton campaign announced it was positing a campaign stop in Miami Gardens scheduled for Wednesday because of Hurricane Matthew. First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to be in Charlotte and Raleigh Tuesday.
  • German prosecutors drop probe of comedian over Erdogan poem

    German prosecutors drop probe of comedian over Erdogan poem

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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel controversially granted a request from Erdogan to open a criminal investigation into Bohmermann under an archaic German law which bans insulting representatives of worldwide governments. Boehmermann himself has defined TV shows such as his as a "nonsense programme", they said. "That deserves to be emphasised and respected", Krause said.
  • Balotelli agrees with Italy snub

    Balotelli agrees with Italy snub

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    Despite his recent return to form there are unlikely to be any regrets at Anfield about his departure, either on or off the pitch. Mario Balotelli and the word "form" haven't been used positively in the same sentence in quite some time.
  • SC governor orders evacuation ahead of hurricane

    SC governor orders evacuation ahead of hurricane

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    Winds of 100 miles an hour are possible along the SC coast. "As of right now we're looking for Friday night into Saturday being pretty brutal", Haley said . The most high-profile game along the storm's potential path is No. 10 Miami's matchup with No. 23 Florida State at 8 p.m. Saturday. Gamecocks head coach Will Muschamp said Tuesday he was concentrating on Georgia, and leaving the weather concerns to the university and the SEC.
  • Arsene Wenger: Four reasons Arsenal manager has lasted 20 years

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    Wenger spoke about his astonishing longevity as Arsenal manager and described being the Premier League's longest-serving manager as "unusual". It has been 20 years of Arsene Wenger at Arsenal , and in that time he's revolutionised the style of play, achieved things that no one ever thought was possible in the Premier League and most importantly changed the zipper on his jacket more times than we can count.
  • Trump says he 'brilliantly' used U.S. tax laws

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    It also condemned the Times for releasing the documents in the first place. In a tweet, Republican Donald Trump seized on the comments. Clinton's trek through OH will also serve as a preface for Tuesday's vice presidential debate between Republican nominee Mike Pence and Democratic nominee Tim Kaine.
  • USA halts all Syria ceasefire talks as bombardment of Aleppo goes on

    USA halts all Syria ceasefire talks as bombardment of Aleppo goes on

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    Tense relations sharply deteriorated on Monday when the US State Department announced that bilateral discussions were being stopped. Diplomacy between Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov broke down in recent weeks after a promising ceasefire deal, which had temporarily halted fighting in the six-year war, collapsed.
  • Trump's tax writeoff shows his 'genius' at business, advisers say

    Trump's tax writeoff shows his 'genius' at business, advisers say

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    But since he announced his candidacy past year, Trump has refused, bucking a tradition to which presidential nominees have adhered since 1976. POLITICO notes: "Barring a major shake-up coming out of Tuesday's vice presidential debate between two low-wattage running mates and a mid-week Wikileaks release predicted by Trump confidant Roger Stone to be "the end of Clinton" actually coming to fruition, the Republican nominee's next opportunity to dramatically change the race won't come until ...
  • Fan in gorilla suit runs on field during Lions-Bears game

    Fan in gorilla suit runs on field during Lions-Bears game

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    With the Indianapolis Colts up next, the Bears need to produce more of the same. He either needs to assume a new role or the Lions need to get his bread-and-butter plays working again. If the Lions end up playing out the season with an interim head coach, it will have to be someone already within the organization. Darius Slay got the other on a cornerback blitz.
  • UK PM to trigger Brexit process by March in 2017

    UK PM to trigger Brexit process by March in 2017

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    There will also, he predicts, be "lengthy and contentious" arguments over Britain's remaining budgetary and other financial liabilities - many complicated by the fact that European Union programmes in fields such as scientific research and regional development often involve commitments beyond the exit date.
  • Israel's ex-President Peres lies in state in parliament

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    Like other Zionist leaders, Peres also allowed Israeli settlement construction to take place in Palestinian land during his years in leadership positions. In an unprecedented seven-decade political career, Peres filled almost every position in Israeli public life and was credited with leading the country through some of its most defining moments: creating what is believed to be a nuclear arsenal in the 1950s; disentangling its troops from Lebanon and rescuing its economy from triple-digit ...
  • YouTube launches new features in Pakistan

    YouTube launches new features in Pakistan

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    YouTube was banned in Pakistan for almost three-and-a-half years and was unblocked earlier this year after a local version was launched, giving the government the power to remove or demand removal of material it considered offensive. Google is making this process much easier by officially bringing YouTube Partner Program in Pakistan. Asked whether the agreement to censor objectionable content compromises the free space that YouTube claims to be, and how it will affect content creators ...
  • Gardai Announce Industrial Action

    Gardai Announce Industrial Action

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    Gardaí by law are not allowed to go on strike but they could implement other measures such as refusing to do overtime to disrupt the service. The association confirmed that their members will withdraw service on four dates in November. The group which speaks for ordinary gardai on the beat is pushing ahead with industrial action. The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors is due to hold a special delegate conference on 17th October to consider its options.
  • Swaraj briefs Sonia on cross-LoC anti-terror strike

    Swaraj briefs Sonia on cross-LoC anti-terror strike

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    We stand with the government in its actions to protect country's security, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said . "We stand united with govt in the nation's fight against terrorism emanating from Pakistan & will support any action required to mitigate it".
  • Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler

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    I'd be happy to slaughter them", Duterte said, seemingly unaware that almost 6 million Jewish people were killed by the Third Reich. Reports say that since Duterte took office, more than 3,000 people have been killed by police and vigilantes for alleged drug use or peddling.
  • IS set fire to 3 oil wells in Iraq

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    USA officials have not said exactly when the offensive will begin, but have suggested that it could get underway next month. The U.S. has roughly 4,600 troops in Iraq, according to the Pentagon, although the figure doesn't include some troops including those there on temporary duty.
  • 13 civilians killed in airstrike on house

    13 civilians killed in airstrike on house

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    Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal, a provincial police spokesman, confirmed the airstrike, but said it killed 18 Islamic State fighters, including a mid-level commander and a judge. He said allegations of civilian casualties are being investigated. In October 2015, a U.S. strike hit a Medicines Sans Frontieres (MSF - Doctors Without Borders) hospital in the northern city of Kunduz, killing 42 people and injuring 30.
  • India says Pakistan believes terror will bring territory

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    Exercising her right to reply, Pakistan's U.N. Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi dismissed Swaraj's speech as "a litany of falsehoods". But India has no justification for interfering in Pakistan's internal affairs, he added. BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said Swaraj had highlighted that India was a responsible nation. In my personal opinion, India should initiate a concerted global effort to diplomatically isolate Pakistan as an immediate step.
  • UN ready to implement climate deal in Morocco

    UN ready to implement climate deal in Morocco

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    For the Paris Climate Agreement to come into effect, at least 55 percent of the participating nations accounting for 55 percent of all global greenhouse gas emissions need to ratify it. If the threshold for entry for the Paris Agreement is crossed by Oct 7, then the first meeting of the parties to the agreement, known in the climate jargon as CMA, could take place during the upcoming annual United Nations climate conference (COP22), scheduled to start in Morocco on Nov 7, a day before the ...
  • California Rural Communities Evacuated in Wake of Heat-driven Wildfire

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    City officials asked residents to stay indoors due to bad air quality caused by the inferno. The fire had already consumed at least two homes and was threatening 300 others after igniting around 2:30 p.m. 26, 2016. Helicopters were seen in the footage dropping red fire retardant. After dark, firefighters were "fighting fire in unfamiliar terrain with obviously dangers from the fire itself and the movement of the fire", SJPD Captain Christopher Salcido said, ABC7 reported .
  • Congress criticises BJP's 'grandiose' event after Uri attack

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    What is new in his speech? "The ministry secretary (Shashi Shekhar) made a presentation on the facts and current positions with regard to the treaty before the prime minister", the sources said. "He also told the people of Pakistan that their leaders are misleading them and it is possible that within a few years the people themselves will stand against these leaders.
  • Police officers injured in Budapest blast

    Police officers injured in Budapest blast

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    Police officers immediately drove to the scene and videos of the area after the explosion were posted on social media. Papp offered a 10-million-forint ($48,000) reward for information leading to the capture of the suspect, believed to be 20-25 years old and 170 centimetres tall.
  • How to join Clinton, Trump supporters at presidential debate watch parties

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    Trump must use the first debate to demonstrate he has the knowledge and steadiness to make him a plausible president, and must do so in the face of a verbal onslaught by Clinton. But criticism of current immigration and refugee resettlement policy may be something that most voters agree with, Spray said. Many are calling it the debate of the century.
  • Zidane brushes off Ronaldo snub

    Zidane brushes off Ronaldo snub

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    The 24-year-old was forced off 20 minutes into Sunday's 2-0 win over Espanyol following a strong challenge. The Brazilian had already missed the 1-1 home draw against Villarreal on Wednesday and is expected to be out of action in three more matches, against Las Palmas and Eibar in the Spanish league and against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.
  • India calls Pakistan 'terrorist state' at United Nations debate

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    On the question of the dossier that Sharif handed over to United Nations secretary general Ban ki-Moon, Swarup said, "As far as the so called dossier Nawaz Sharif spoke of in his speech, we find no mention of it in United Nations". "The worst violation of human rights is terrorism", she said. Touting that there has been a growing peaceful protest in Kashmir which has been suppressed brutally by India and that the right to self-determination is largely denied to the people of Kashmir, he ...
  • 44 dead in DR Congo political protests

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    At least 17 people were killed Monday when heavy clashes erupted in Kinshasa ahead of an opposition rally, a Congolese minister said, calling the toll "provisional". Flares are launched by police during a demonstration in Goma, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, September 19, 2016. "Senior security and ruling party officials hired thugs to assault peaceful protesters".
  • Brissett's Thumb Injury May Have Patriots Seeking QB Help

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    The Patriots had a safety over the top to help out for the entire game, which gave Ryan the confidence to play aggressive. "I had to turn it off it was disgusting", the wide receiver said. "He'll probably get another week to do it again", Doeren said. "We expected it", Hal said. "He'll learn from it". He's 100 percent dedicated to being a good, leading team player, and he's willing to do everything possible in order to achieve that goal.
  • Bashar Assad blames USA for truce fail

    Bashar Assad blames USA for truce fail

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    On Monday, a United Nations -coordinated aid convoy heading to besieged areas in Aleppo was attacked, killing approximately 20 civilians, according to the Red Cross. "The devastating sustained attack at our convoy at Big Urem outside Aleppo this Monday is the worst attack ever sustained on a cross-line, cross-border convoy", Egeland said on Thursday.
  • Iraqi forces close in on town south of Mosul

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    The town lies on the west bank of the Tigris river 260 kilometres north-west of Baghdad and around 80km south of Mosul. He visited a city which until recently had been "a hard core Daesh (Isis) supporter" which now supported Iraqi security forces in "getting Daesh out".
  • Hillary Clinton Proposes More Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities

    Hillary Clinton Proposes More Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities

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    When Parthenia Moore met Hillary Clinton after her speech in Mitten Hall on Monday, the Democratic presidential nominee grabbed Moore's phone out of her hand, turned it around and took a selfie with her. She also referred to recent police involved shootings in Tulsa, OK and Charlotte, NC, and attacks on police in Philadelphia, saying the country is safer when communities respect police and police respect communities.
  • US clears way for billion dollar arms sale to Saudis

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    They were buoyed by families of those killed in the 2001 attacks. "I and the thousands of other children who lost their mother or father, parents who lost their children. The administration argues the bill could open up US citizens overseas to retaliatory legal attacks. "Everybody deserves a day in court, " Blumenthal said.