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  • TTEHRAN - Iran has called for a joint operation with Pakistan to set the Iranian border guards free, who were kidnapped on Tuesday and were transferred to the Pakistani soil, Press TV reported on Thursday. In a letter to his Pakistani counterpart, Iran's Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli ...

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  • TWASHINGTON   -  Italian and American astronomers discovered a large structure in the early Universe, formed just two billion years after the Big Bang, according to a study published on other day in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics. The galaxy proto-supercluster, nicknamed ...

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  • TANKARA - A suspect involved in the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a car accident in Saudi's capital of Riyadh, Turkish media reported on Thursday. Meshal Saad al-Bostani, who was one of the 15 suspects arrived and left the Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul when ...

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  • TUnited States (US) Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said here on Thursday that Saudi Arabia shall be given "a few more days" on its probe of the disappearance of a journalist. Meanwhile, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he has decided to cancel his coming trip to the kingdom after meeting ...

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  • TRIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian President Michel Temer has been indicted for corruption, money laundering and conspiracy to commit crimes, Brazil’s Federal Police said on Tuesday. In their report, the Federal Police said that there was enough evidence of the crimes and thus requested the blockage ...

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  • TBEIJING - A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Wednesday refuted the US allegation that China uses so-called ‘dept diplomacy’ to expand its influence globally, and urged the US side to correctly view China's cooperation with developing countries. In a recent speech, US Vice ...

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  • TUsain Bolt’s Australian football career could come to a premature end, after the owners of the Maltese club, Valletta FC offered the Olympic champion a two-year contract on Tuesday. The offer comes mid-way through Bolt's pre-season trials for Australian league (A-League) club, the Central ...

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  • TRIYADH:- Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday that a military jet, a Hawk, crashed, killing all its crew members. An official source from the Ministry of Defence said in a statement on Saudi Press Agency that a Saudi Royal Air Force jet crashed at noon on Monday and investigation was launched. The ...

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  • TThe Russian-Pakistani military drills "Friendship 2018" will be held in the mountains of Pakistan from Oct. 21 to Nov. 4, a Russian press office said on Tuesday. According to Vadim Astafyev, head of the press service of the Russian Southern Military District, the joint drills will be held at the ...

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  • TNEW DELHI - China and India jointly undertook a ten-day training programme for 10 Afghanistan diplomats at Delhi-based Foreign Service Institute on Monday. This is the first such joint initiative being undertaken by India and China for Afghanistan. Chinese ambassador in India Luo Zhaohui read out a ...

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  • TANKARA - The Iranian embassy in Turkish capital Ankara was evacuated on Monday after Turkish security forces received a tip about a possible suicide bomb threat, local media reported. After receiving the warning, Turkish police evacuated the Iranian Ambassador Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian Fard and ...

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  • TLONDON - Some 200,000 older people in Britain are suffering loneliness, and Prime Minister Theresa May Monday launched the government’s first strategy to tackle the problem. These older people have not had a conversation with a friend or relative in more than a month, NO. 10 Downing Street ...

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  • TBEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday called for a stronger sense of mission for deeper military-civilian integration. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks while presiding over ...

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  • TNEW DELHI:- Xinhua The state-owned Indian Railways has decided to install “black boxes” on train locomotives, officials said Monday. “Black boxes or voice recorders will help in speedy prove in case of any accident and facilitate the railways to act accordingly to bring down ...

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  • THEART  -  At least 18 soldiers were killed in Taliban raids on two military posts in western Afghanistan, officials said Sunday, as militants step up attacks ahead of parliamentary elections. Poll-related violence killed or wounded dozens of civilians on Saturday, a week before voters ...

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  • TLIMA:- Peru's security forces seized some 500 kg of cocaine in Iquitos, capital of the northernmost Loreto Region, Peruvian Interior Minister Mauro Medina said on Saturday. The drugs were being transported in wooden boats down the Amazon River when seized in a two-phase operation by anti-drug ...

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  • TNo. 2 seed Novak Djokovoic captured his fourth ATP Shanghai Masters title here on Sunday with a commanding straight-sets victory (6-3, 6-4) over 13th seeded Borna Coric. "I'm cherishing every moment of it, I couldn't ask for a better scenario," said the 31-year-old Serbian. He broke in the sixth ...

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  • TWASHINGTON-Women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 as those who have a normal body mass index. The study published in this week's JAMA Oncology is the first epidemiologic analysis of the potential contributors to early-onset ...

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  • TWUHAN-A rare type of freshwater jellyfish, believed to have existed on earth for more than 100 million years, was found in the Danjiangkou Reservoir, central China's Hubei Province. Gong Dandan, with the Changjiang River Scientific Research Institute of Changjiang Water Resources Commission, was ...

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  • TBEIJING-China plans to launch its first satellite to test the technologies of the space-based gravitational wave detection program "Tianqin" by the end of 2019. The program Tianqin, meaning "harp in sky," was initiated by Sun Yat-sen University in south China's Guangdong Province in 2015. It will ...

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  • TCHICAGO-University of Michigan (UM) researchers have developed a powerful microscope that can map how light energy migrates in photosynthetic bacteria on timescales of one-quadrillionth of a second. To develop the microscope, UM researchers use a method called two-dimensional electronic ...

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  • TThe death toll has risen to 22, wheile 36 others wounded in a bomb blast on an election gathering organized by a female candidate, Nazifa Big Yusufi, in northern province of Takhar, a provincial government spokesman said Sunday. "The latest figures by provincial authorities indicated that 22 people ...

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  • TWASHINGTON - Chinese and Dutch scientists have developed iron-based catalysts that could substantially reduce operating costs and open the door to capturing the large amounts of carbon dioxide that are generated during producing coal to liquid fuels. The study published on other day in the journal ...

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  • TJAKARTA - A total of 22 people including children were killed and 15 others wounded as flash floods landslides struck West Sumatra and North Sumatra provinces of western Indonesia, a disaster agency official said on Saturday. The disaster also destroyed at least 48 houses while evacuation and ...

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  • TNEW DELHI:- As many as 21 people were killed in floods and heavy rains triggered by cyclone Titli in eastern Indian state of Odisha, officials said Saturday. The deaths were reported from the districts of Gajapati, Nayagarh, Kandhamal, Cuttack, Keonjhar and Angul since Thursday when the severe ...

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  • TSANAA - At least 17 passengers fleeing escalating war in Yemen's war-torn port city of Hodeidah were killed on Saturday when a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit two buses near a security checkpoint, a provincial hospital official said. The airstrike hit the buses in Masbarah area at the top of ...

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  • TPakistan has rejected Western media’s recent reporting on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), terming it incorrect information based on distorted facts and one-sided opinion. In a statement, the Planning, Development and Reform Ministry said that Pakistan has opted for Chinese ...

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  • TPolitical parties in Pakistan have concluded their weeks-long campaigns for the country’s by-elections scheduled on Sunday in 35 constituencies of the National Assembly, or lower house of the country’s parliament, and four provincial assemblies. According to the media, following the ...

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  • TKABUL - Militancy and counter-militancy have left 39 people dead, mostly the armed opposition fighters, in the conflict-riddled Afghanistan over the past two days, officials said on Friday. In the latest wave of violence, 16 people including six security personnel and 10 militants have lost their ...

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  • TDUSHANBE  -  Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday called on the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states to step up their cooperation in security, including the fight against threats such as terrorism, drugs, and extremism. Li made the proposal while attending the 17th ...

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