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By Hamdi Yildiz   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA):  Palestine’s leadership vowed Thursday not to recognize any Middle East peace plan it had previously rejected, warning the U.S. and Israel against announcing such a deal. Nabil Abu Rudeinah, the spokesperson of the … Continued

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  By Ahmet Gürhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) that pave the way of Britain’s exit from the EU on Jan. 31 has been passed by the House of Lords, Wednesday evening. This historical decision was … Continued

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By Alaattin Dogru   DAKAR, Senegal,(AA): At least 36 civilians were killed in terrorist attacks in northern Burkina Faso, local media reported Tuesday. Terrorists attacked Nagraogo village Monday, killing 32 people, and burned the market there to the ground. They … Continued

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By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh police detained some 22 Muslim Rohingya refugees as they were gathered to be trafficked to Malaysia through Bay of Bengal, a police officer told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. In a tip … Continued

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By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned India on Sunday of a befitting response over the continued killing of civilians across the Line of Control (LoC), a de facto border that divides the Kashmir … Continued

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By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): In the Somali capital Mogadishu, at least three people were killed and 20 injured, including several Turkish nationals, when a suicide car bomb targeted a police convoy escorting Turkish contractors on Saturday, said … Continued

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By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) filed on Friday a challenge to Quebec’s controversial religious symbols law with Canada’s top court. Also joining in the challenge were the Canadian Civil Liberties Association … Continued

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By Mehmet Burak Karacaoğlu and Esref Musa IDLIB, Syria (AA)  More civilians are losing their lives or getting displaced in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib as the Government and Russia intensify airstrikes. A total of 313 civilians, including 100 children, … Continued

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By James Reinl   UNITED NATIONS (AA): UN Security Council members held rare talks on the disputed region of Kashmir on Wednesday amid ongoing concerns over the flashpoint between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan. After the meeting, senior Russian diplomat … Continued

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By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least 61 people were killed and over 53 injured after an avalanche struck a village in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, official media said on Tuesday. Rescue operations were launched for another 12 victims who … Continued

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By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA, Austria (AA): As the year is still new, the new government program in Austria is drawing fire for its anti-Muslim, xenophobic slant. The program announced on Jan. 1 by the coalition of the center-right Austrian … Continued

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By Nour Mahd Ali Abu Aisha and Cagri Kosak   GAZA (AA): Israel’s uncontrolled opening of a dam’s gates has caused $500,000 worth of damage to agricultural areas in Gaza, the Palestinian Agriculture Ministry said Sunday. Large swaths of farmland … Continued

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By Tezcan Ekizler and Safak Yel   IZMIR, Turkey (AA): At least 11 irregular migrants, including eight children, were killed, eight rescued, when their boat sank off the coast of western Turkey, a Turkish Coast Guard source said on Saturday. … Continued

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By Burak Bir, Faruk Zorlu   (AA): Iran’s General Staff of the Armed Forces said Saturday that a Ukrainian aircraft was “accidentally” hit by an Iranian missile early this week that killed 176 people on board. In a written statement, … Continued

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By  James Tasamba   (AA): Suspected terrorists killed 25 soldiers and wounded six others Thursday in an attack on an army outpost in Niger’s western region, said the government, nearly a month after a similar assault left dozens dead. In … Continued

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By Gulsen Topcu and Enes Canli   TRIPOLI (AA): Militias loyal to East Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar launched artillery and missile strikes in the capital Tripoli’s Souq al-Juma district early Thursday. Since early evening, a number of strong explosions have … Continued

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By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA) Security has been beefed up at the campus of a prestigious Indian university following a night of terror when masked men attacked students with batons. The police who were present outside the University … Continued

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By Andrew Wasike   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) confirmed Sunday that a U.S. service member and two Defense Department contractors were killed when al-Shabaab militants stormed a military base used by Kenyan and U.S. forces … Continued

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By Jeyhun Aliyev   (AA): The death toll from severe flooding and landslides that struck the Indonesian capital Jakarta over the New Year rose to 60, the state-run disaster management authority said Sunday. The capital city of Jakarta, West Java … Continued

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