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Yet another moment of Lionel Messi magic helped salvage Argentina’s World Cup hopes at Qatar 2022 as La Albiceleste secured a much-needed victory over Mexico. The 2-0 win certainly wasn’t pretty, with Argentina struggling to create many clear-cut chances against a stubborn Mexico team that itself also offered very little threat going forward. Lionel Messi […]

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The first time in 13 years, the European Space Agency has announced a new class of trainee astronauts, including the world’s first “parastronaut.” The third generation of European spacefarers includes five career astronauts, 11 members of a reserve pool of astronauts and one astronaut with a physical disability, who will take part in a feasibility […]

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BTS Jin will begin his mandatory military service next month, a source with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed Friday, after the BTS singer appealed to the supergroup’s devoted fans to stay away from his South Korean army training center. The source said the 29-year-old star, BTS’ oldest member, will enter service December 13 at […]

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There were no goals in Friday’s game between the US Men’s National Team (USMNT) and England in a key World Cups game at Qatar 2022, but the result spoke volumes as to where this American team looks to be heading. Facing an England team full of superstars that reached the European Championship final last year […]

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By Anadolu Agency Staff   ANKARA (AA): Malaysia’s opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as the country’s 10th prime minister on Thursday, following a days-long post-elections deadlock, local media reported. The swearing-in ceremony took place at Kuala Lumpur’s National Palace. Ibrahim, 75, was appointed prime minister by King Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah […]

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By Fatma Esma Arslan   DAKAR, Senegal (AA)  At least 11 civilians were killed in a terrorist attack on a camp for displaced people in northern Mali, local media reported Wednesday. Terrorists carried out an attack on the Kadji camp, which shelters civilians who fled their homes in the Gao region due to terrorist attacks. […]

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By Qais Omar Darwesh Omar and Hamdi Yildiz NABLUS, Palestine (AA): Israeli forces killed a Palestinian youth Wednesday in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. On Monday, Israeli soldiers killed one Palestinian youth and injured at least five in Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West […]

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By Riyaz ul Khaliq, Sumeyye Dilara Dincer and Zehra Nur Duz ISTANBUL/ANKARA (AA) :The death toll from an earthquake in Indonesia climbed to 162, with majority of them children, the nation’s disaster agency said on Monday. Over 700 people were also injured in the magnitude 5.6 earthquake, a statement by the agency quoted West Java […]

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By Ibrahim al-Khazen   ISTANBUL , Turkey (AA): At least 12 people were killed and 30 others injured on Sunday in a traffic accident in eastern Egypt, according to local media. The accident occurred when a bus collided with a heavy transport truck on the Zafarana-Ras Ghareb Road, 40 kilometers north of Ras Ghareb in […]

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By Awad al-Rujoub   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA):  More than 9,300 Palestinian minors have been detained by Israel since 2015, according to a local NGO on Saturday. In a statement marking World Children’s Day, the Palestinian Prisoners Society NGO said Israeli forces rounded up 750 minors in 2022. “Around 160 children are still in Israeli custody,” […]

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By Alaattin Dogru   ANKARA, Turkey (AA): Two Islamic schools have been closed down in France’s southern city of Montpellier, according to local media reports. Officials carried out unannounced checks at the two schools on Tuesday and ordered the administrations to shut them down, news outlet reported on Wednesday. The raids were carried out […]

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By Syed Zafar Mahdi TEHRAN, Iran (AA): Two people were shot dead Wednesday in Iran’s central city of Isfahan, hours after five people were killed in an armed attack in the country’s southwest. The latest incident took place around 9.00 pm local time (1730GMT) in the Khane Esfahan area of ​​the city when two motorcycle […]

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By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD (AA): At least six policemen were killed in a terrorist attack in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan on Wednesday, an official said. The terrorists riding motorcycles opened fire at a police patrol van in Shahabkhel area of Lakki Marwat district, the southern part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, local police […]

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  By Muhammed Gencebay Gur ISTANBUL (AA): Istanbul’s Istiklal Avenue was reopened to pedestrian traffic after Sunday’s deadly explosion that killed six people and injured 81 others. Benches were removed on the street which is now being patrolled by police. The suspect who left the bomb on the crowded street frequented by shoppers and tourists […]

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By Ibrahim al-Khazen ISTANBUL, Turkey (AA): At least 21 people were killed and six injured Saturday when a minibus fell into a canal in the province of Assuit, northern Egypt, according to officials. Dakahlia governorship updated the death toll on Facebook. The Health Ministry previously said 19 were killed and six injured when the minibus […]

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By Sumeyye Dilara Dincer   ANKARA, Turkey, (AA):  A student in Australia was the victim of Islamophobia when her teacher forced students in her class to look at a cartoon depicting Prophet Muhammad on October 14. The Victorian education department is investigating the incident. “My media teacher put this cartoon on television and then said […]

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JENIN, Palestine (Imemc, AA, Wafa): A Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Health. A ministry statement said a 29-year-old Palestinian was shot while trying to cross an Israeli separation barrier heading to his work west of Jenin.   The Palestinian Health Ministry […]

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By Qais Abu Samra   NABLUS, Palestine (AA): A Palestinian was killed, sixty injured, by Israeli army fire in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, according to local media. The official Palestine TV said a man died of his serious injuries from Israeli fire in the Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus. Local residents said […]

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By Baris Seckin ROME (AA): Italy allowed a German-flagged rescue ship to enter a port in Sicily and disembark women, children and ill migrants, according to local media reports on Sunday. Humanity-1, operated by German charity SOS Humanity, entered the port of Catania escorted by an Italian coast guard boat. In line with the latest […]

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