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Erdogan threatens to open Turkey's border with Europe to migrants

European Union nations have been criticizing Turkey over what they called "disproportionately repressive measures" adopted in the wake of a failed military coup in July, in which 246 people were killed. He has also accused Brussels of failing to fulfil a promise to deliver some six billion euros ($6.3 billion) in aid for refugees. Turkey says it is home to the world's largest refugee population, housing some 2.7 million Syrians and 300,000 Iraqis.

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Syrian troops capture east Aleppo neighbourhood from rebels

He said rebel groups had accepted the terms for delivery of humanitarian aid, but no parallel agreement had come from Russian Federation or Syrian officials. Worldwide pressure resulted in aid reaching the rebel-held town of Madaya and Shia towns of Kefraya and Foua earlier this year after evidence of mass starvation emerged but many other areas remain cut off by fighting and in desperate need.

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DeRozan, Raptors seeking to take down Cavaliers

DeRozan leads the league in scoring, averaging 34 points per game. Guard J.R. Smith also missed the game because of a sprained right ankle. Dwane Casey said it shouldn't have been called a technical foul. The last time James skipped a road game at IN, the Pacers prevailed 123-109 on April 6. Frye has made 11 3-pointers in his past two games. The Pacers were without G Rodney Stuckey (right hamstring strain).

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Islamic State uses 'chemical gas' against Syrian rebels

Turkish emergency workers donned special chemical suits to protect themselves and treat the injured. Media reports said Turkish AFAD emergency relief teams had conducted various tests on the affected rebels for traces of chemical materials at a hospital in Turkey's border province of Kilis.

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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif condemns India's 'deliberate targeting of innocent civilians'

Heavy cross-border shelling in the disputed Kashmir region killed at least three Pakistani soldiers and seven Indian troops on Wednesday, Pakistan's military said , in a sharp escalation of violence after a deadly ambush of three Indian soldiers.

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Ding Dong Fidel is Dead... Cuban Americans Celebrate Castro's Death

In death as in life, Castro has divided opinion: a revolutionary who stood up to American aggression or a ruthless dictator whose movement trampled human rights and democratic aspirations. Independent newspapers were closed. Political opponents have been imprisoned, the independent media suppressed. December 1991 — Collapse of Soviet Union devastates Cuban economy.

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Funeral arrangements set for slain Wayne State officer

The suspect, DeAngelo Davis, was arrested that night and arraigned Friday on first-degree murder, murder of a police officer and gun charges. Funeral and visitation arrangements have been released for Wayne State Officer Collin Rose. The 28-year-old officer died Wednesday. The prosecutor says he was "respected" and "admired". The shooting followed ambush-style attacks last weekend on police officers in Texas, where the officer died, and in Missouri, where an officer was wounded.

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Philippe Coutinho could be out of festive period

His goal in the 75th minute, a low curling effort from the left side of the penalty area, broke Sunderland's dogged resistance and James Milner's' fifth penalty of the season in added time completed a fifth home win in six matches to keep the Reds in second place.

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Trump uses Clinton's quotes against her in Twitter storm

The Clinton campaign had assailed Trump during the election for refusing to say he would abide by the results if he lost. Even if Trump isn't, the Clinton campaign is cooperating with Stein's recounts, though both they and the White House agree that there is no evidence that voting machines in Wisconsin were hacked, which is the basis of the recount.

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Local Cuban-American Reacts To Castro's Death

The embargo was introduced in the 1960s as punishment for communist Cuba's support for the Soviet Union and is still in place more than 50 years later. While Cuban-Americans across the USA have responded with celebrations, especially in Miami , no apparent displays have erupted in Chicago. Reyes said he and his mother moved to Chicago in 2012 to escape Castro's regime.

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Not Bharat Bandh, clarifies Congress

Does the PM want to have the unorganized sector working cashless? "Even if it's a "Bharat bandh", there can be attempts of violence or unruly behaviour. Only the Left Front, which has a presence in Kerala, Bengal and Tripura, has called for a strike or "Bharat Bandh" in the three states, other parties have termed protest as "Jan Aakrosh Diwas".

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Cash crunch: Long queues at banks, ATMs continue

Officials said ATMs will take two more weeks before they start dispensing the new high-value Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes. The daily limit on withdrawals from cash dispensing machines has been raised to 2,500 rupees (S$52), while the weekly cap has been increased to 24,000 rupees.

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Putin Gives Russian Passport to Actor Steven Seagal

Mr Putin has had a strained relationship with President Barack Obama, but Mr Trump issued warm remarks about the Russian leader during his campaign. Sitting at a round table in the Kremlin at a televised meeting on Friday, the Russian president showed the Hollywood star where to sign the passport.

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New Zealand natural disaster evacuations under way

Aftershocks have rattled the region during rescue efforts. Two people died following the quake, which struck on Monday. An emergency worker patrols a road cordon in Wellington, New Zealand Tuesday, Nov. His tribe, Ngai Tahu, runs a fishing company of the same name. Many tourists across the country planned to continue their tours. On Wednesday, Mr Key promised business owners the government would provide financial assistance for them through what is going to be a tough summer.

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Hurricane Otto leaves 4 dead in Costa Rica

Otto was downgraded to a tropical storm late Thursday but not before striking Central America at hurricane force, as an offshore natural disaster also shook the region. A combination of storm surge and waves were forecast to raise tidal levels three to five feet above normal, the center said, with storm-caused swells expected to cause life-threatening surf and rip currents over the next several days along the coasts of Panama, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua.

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Fidel Castro's sister Juanita will not attend funeral in Cuba

But in Miami , home to the largest community of exiles who fled Castro's rule, euphoric crowds erupted into loud celebration. The congressman joined President Obama when he visited the island nation in August for the reopening of the embassy in Havana .

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Indo-Americans hail Trump for picking Haley as USA envoy to UN

Mrs Haley has little foreign policy experience but has made a dozen trips overseas on trade missions for her state, including one to Europe in 2011 when she was criticised for running up expenses of $127,000 for SC taxpayers. DeVos, from MI, told The Associated Press in July, "A lot of the things he has said are very off-putting and concerning". "She inserted herself into this and became South Carolina's diplomat to South Carolina", McAlister said.

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Havana readies for tributes to late leader Fidel Castro

Under Raul Castro, Cuba has moved away from jailing political prisoners for extended sentences, instead making thousands of short-term arrests each year that Cuban dissidents say are created to harass them and disrupt any attempt at political organizations.

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Former Indian Army Chief warns India about Pakistan's new Army Chief

Putting rest to the week long speculations, Sharif appointed Bajwa as Pakistan's new Chief of Army Staff (COAS). General Raheel Sharif, who is set to retire on November 29, also served in this same post before taking over as army chief. The low-key General was previously in charge of training and evaluation of the Pakistani Army. While Musharraf had no Ahmadiyya connection, he was a muhajir (a person who moved to Pakistan after the division of India) and his Kargil misadventure has been read ...

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Do the Jets even have any chance against Patriots?

It was a much-needed bye week for the 3-7 New York Jets, but instead of giving their young Quarterback Bryce Petty a few weeks to prepare for the New England Patriots, the team will once again go back to Ryan Fitzpatrick to try and take down the division rival.

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Myanmar Pursues Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya Muslims: UN official

The conflict in Rakhine has sent hundreds of Rohingya Muslims fleeing to neighbouring Bangladesh and poses a serious challenge to Ms Suu Kyi, who swept to power previous year on promises of national reconciliation. There are credible allegations of Burmese soldiers looting, killing people and raping women. "Thousands more have been reported to be gathering at the border crossing".

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People Killed in a Train Collision in Iran

At least two carriages burst into flames. The report said that four of the dead were railway employees. On Friday, 25 November, the two trains collided , with one catching fire, in the rural northern province of Semnan in one of the country's worst train disasters.

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Trump security choice Flynn fixated on militant Islam

Here are some additional remarks that show Flynn's thinking on key national security challenges. WELNA: There are also questions about Flynn giving an interview to RT, the Kremlin's propaganda network, after sitting beside Russian President Vladimir Putin last December at RT's gala anniversary dinner.

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Amar Singh praises Modi for demonetisation

Both Houses of Parliament witnessed ruckus over demonetisation move on Thursday. "I am not against this scheme, but the governments failure in making proper arrangement before implementing the scheme has only brought sufferings in the lives of common people which has pained each one of us", Singh said .

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Britain's Davis in first talks with EU's 'Monsieur Brexit'

There are an estimated 3.3million European Union nationals living in Britain, and roughly 1.2million Britons living in the 27 other European Union member states. "There are a whole range of issues that are being worked through as we prepare for the negotiations". Nearly half of households believe Britain's decision to leave the European Union will harm the economy in the long run, up sharply from a couple of months ago, a survey showed on Tuesday.

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Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa is new army chief of Pakistan

Qamar Javed Bajwa has been appointed as the new army chief and Gen. In Spetember previous year, he was appointed as the Inspector General of the Training and Evaluation at GHQ and there he is a Principal Staff Officer to now former army chief Raheel Sharif.

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Filipinos march in Manila to protest dictator's divisive burial

He gave the advise despite allowing the so-called "Black Friday" rallies that saw hundreds of protesters against the November 18 Marcos burial converge in various locations in Manila and several provinces. Duterte's decision was upheld earlier this month by the Supreme Court. "President Duterte dangles, nearly regularly, his threats to declare martial law, suspend the writ of habeas corpus, and revive the mercenary Philippine Constabulary in the name of his anti-people and ...

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Russia Rejects Falsehoods From US About its Actions in Syria

The Independent Doctors Association , which supports several facilities in Syria, reported that the Bayan Children's Hospital had been directly hit by 20 barrel bombs and partially destroyed. Moscow announced on 18 October it was halting its air strikes in Aleppo ahead of a short-lived truce, and Syrian strikes on the east of the city have also subsided since then, with bombardment mostly confined to areas where clashes were taking place on the edge of the city.

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South Korea, Japan sign military sharing deal

South Korea's Ministry of National Defense in a statement Wednesday highlighted the merits of the deal, saying "Japan's investment in national defense is higher than South Korea's which enables the country to monitor and detect military information".

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SKorea pushes ahead with Tokyo military agreement

The North has test-fired dozens of ballistic missiles this year, which has prompted South Korea and Japan to coordinate with each other, as they would be the countries to face immediate danger from Pyongyang's missiles. North Korea has slammed the military pact, labelling it as "a unsafe act" that would further raise already-elevated tensions on the Korean peninsula and open a door to Japan's "re-invasion".

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Trump wins Michigan two weeks after Election Day

Because Hillary Clinton won the popular vote , and she is inside those bounds, the electors should not "veto" the public's choice and should name her president. Also, there is some irony involved in the Left's wish to eliminate the Electoral College. But should it pass here, the Republican Congress will file that piece of paper with all the other requests from bluer-than-blue states.

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Brad Pitt found innocent after FBI investigation

Sources close to the family said the decision by the Los Angeles DCFS not to charge the actor will not change Jolie Pitt's decision to bring the matter of custody to court. However, a Gossip Cop report has confirmed that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's alleged Thanksgiving plans are "unlikely". Brad has, however, requested for joint custody.

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EC: Russia, Ukraine to Meet in Brussels for Gas Talks

Once the new visa regime for Ukraine is agreed with the Parliament and formally adopted, it will provide for visa-free regime for Ukrainian citizens when travailing to the European Union, for a period of stay of 90 days in any 180-day period.

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Tribe asks pipeline opponents to boycott Bismarck businesses

He said of his daughter's injury, which was the result of a flash-bang concussion grenade being thrown directly at her, "This is the wound of someone who's a warrior, who was sent to fight in a war", Wayne said. Dave Archambault said in a statement that he received a letter from the Corps, dated Friday, which says all lands north of the Cannonball River will be closed December 5.

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Ball-tampering allegations just to take focus away from series: Kohli

He further added he don't want to react on newspaper reports. As far as I am concerned, there is nothing to worry about. Ball-tampering has been a hot issue this week after Faf du Plessis strongly disputed his conviction in the ´Mintgate´ row during South Africa´s test series in Australia.


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