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Harsh Uzbek leader buried amid praise from his Cabinet

In the past 25 years, under Karimov's leadership, Uzbekistan has witnessed social stability, economic development, improvement in people's livelihood and worldwide status, with remarkable achievements in a wide range of areas, the Chinese vice premier added.

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Saudi Aramco, Japan to expand Okinawa crude storage deal

Just a day ago, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said that Saudi Arabia does not have a specific target for its oil production and will continue to pursue a production policy that "will maintain a large degree of responsibility". The closely-followed survey is based on shipping data and information provided by industry sources. Falih, in an interview with Reuters in August, tempered expectations of any production cut, saying significant intervention in the market was not necessary.

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Erdogan says Syrian Kurd militia not moved east of Euphrates

Turkey said Wednesday a truce with Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria was "out of the question", denying a USA claim the two sides had agreed to hold fire a week into Turkey's cross-border offensive. "Their strategy basically is to continue the fight until they push YPG across the Euphrates River". Turkey's foreign minister has spoken with his Russian counterpart about Ankara's ongoing operations against the Islamic State group in Syria.

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Duterte to Raise Sea Feud Ruling Against Chinese Wishes

We both understand that decision was legally binding. The United States and Japan have no territorial claims in the South China Sea and say their priority is freedom of navigation. China has territorial claims to a number of islands in the South China Sea , notably to the Spratly Islands, known as Nansha Islands in China , which are believed to be rich in oil and gas reserves and contested by the Philippines.

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'State of lawlessness' declared in Philippines after 14 killed in bomb attack

Around 70 others were injured in Friday's blast at a night market in Davao . President Rodrigo Duterte declared a nationwide "state of lawlessness" in the wake of the terror attack targeting his hometown of Davao, next to a hotel he frequently visits.

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Obama, in China for G20 summit, expects 'candid' talks with Xi

In today's ceremony, which was also attended by China's President Xi Jinping and US President Barack Obama, Ban noted that "we need another 29 countries representing 16 per cent of global emissions to bring this Paris Agreement into force".

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EU's ruling on Apple shows need for US tax reform

It has established a headquarters in Ireland, mostly on paper, that licenses the technology to Asian and European manufacturers and oversees sales in Asia and Europe. Cook said in the interview. He said it also appeared to be the latest in a string of actions targeting big USA companies. Not everyone agrees with Schumer's interpretation of exactly where Apple's European profits should go.

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Russian, Japanese leaders express new resolve to settle island row

Putin: "Does it even matter who hacked the data of Mrs. Clinton's election campaign office?" Putin also took aim at Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump for using what he called "shock tactics" in the u-s presidential race. Though Putin is not taking blame, an interview probe of the DNC hack found that two groups connected to Russian federal security and the Defense Ministry were responsible for the hack.

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Serial England match-winner Bairstow frustrated by supporting role

The 7ft 1in pace bowler, who himself was only called up into the one-day squad due to an injury to Mohammad Hafeez , is set to be replaced by Hasan Ali for the fifth and final one-day match in Cardiff on Sunday. "When Mooresy left and Farby took over, that's the time they thought, "we've got not nothing to lose, we just need to express ourselves on the field", pointed out Mahmood.

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More Turkish tanks enter Syria in new front: state media

The Turkish military responded to the rockets on Saturday with howitzers, striking two weapons depots and bunkers, and "destroying the locations and the Daesh terrorists there", the state-run Anadolu news agency said, referring to IS by an Arabic acronym.

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Theresa May wants Britain to be 'global leader in free trade'

The Prime Minister's team will be on their guard as they travel to Hangzhou in China for the conference, with concerns there could be a repeat of the tactic used by Chinese spies during Gordon Brown's visit to the country in 2008. Meanwhile, European Council president Donald Tusk confirmed that Brussels will not engage in negotiations on its future relationship with the United Kingdom until London formally gives notice of its intention to leave under Article 50 of the EU Treaties.

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Russian, Japanese leaders express new resolve to settle territorial dispute

Raising concerns about Russia's intentions, but Putin says he isn't taking sides in the U.S. election. Hacked emails leaked by WikiLeaks in July revealed that party leaders had sought to undermine the primary campaign of Clinton's rival Bernie Sanders and United States officials said Russian Federation was behind the release.

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Stock markets rise, Canadian dollar edges up after US Fed speech

The Fed lifted rates from record low levels in December 2015 but further moves have been delayed after a bout of financial markets volatility early this year, a first quarter slowdown in the US and uncertainty surrounding the United Kingdom vote to exit the European Union.

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Oklahoma's magnitude-5.6 natural disaster one of largest on state record

Some Blair residents commented on Facebook about feeling the tremor, but many said they slept through it. Rubble covers a sidewalk in Pawnee, Oklahoma , after an quake . Damage in the town appeared to be minor, and the Pawnee Nation declared a state of emergency for its area. The quake was purportedly felt in parts of Texas and Kansas.

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Protestors In Gabon Set Parliament Building Ablaze

The attack, by uniformed members of the presidential guard, came after Mr Ping's supporters set fire to the parliament buildings in protest at the official results, which gave President Bongo 49.8 per cent of the vote, compared with Jean Ping's 48.2 per cent.

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Linking backpacker stabbing to extremism 'opportunistic' says police minister

The man accused of murdering British backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung in an Australian hostel has missed a court appearance after "causing a disturbance". Mr Jackson has been praised for his heroism as he continues to fight for life in a Townsville hospital. Mr Ayad was taken to hospital on Wednesday with non-life-threatening injuries.

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North Carolina Police Kill Deaf Man After Chase

Authorities haven't said why Trooper Jermaine Saunders fired, and a review of public records shows a few traffic charges against Harris from other states, including damaging his employer's vehicle with his own auto after he was sacked a year ago, according to a Denver police report .

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Clinton leads Trump by 7 pts in one poll, trails in another

Some of the more recent individual polls , however, have the race even tighter. Expectations for the presidential debates are far lower for Trump than they are for Clinton , thanks in part to his relative political inexperience. Of them, 1,173 identified themselves as likely voters. Vox puts the electoral cost at 4.6 points. The shift brings the race back to where it was before the conventions in July.

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United Nations calls for worldwide probe into Yemen violations

The attack also came as Saudi Arabia claimed that Iran, its regional rival, is supplying Houthis in Yemen with missiles. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday announced a fresh global peace initiative for Yemen aimed at forming a unity government to resolve its 17-month-old conflict.

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Russian Federation didn't hack US Democratic Party emails: Vladimir Putin

The territorial row over the island chain, seized by Soviet troops at the end of World War Two, has upset diplomatic relations ever since, precluding a formal peace treaty between the two countries. "It is now clearer how to proceed in talks based on the "new approach", Abe told reporters. Abe was referring to the eight-point economic cooperation plan focused on development of the region, which he presented to Putin at their summit in May.

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Saints, miracles and Mother Teresa

Pope Francis will make Mother Teresa, the world's most famous nun, a saint on Sunday. The canonisation will also be celebrated in Skopje, the capital of modern Macedonia where Mother Teresa was born of Albanian parents in 1910 and became a nun aged 16.

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Putin: Russia ready for decisive steps to resolve island dispute with Japan

In an interview two days before a G20 meeting in China with U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders, Mr. Putin said ongoing talks between Moscow and Washington were very hard but on the right track. After all, in the past two years, the prospects of a resolution to the long-standing Kuril Islands dispute-and Russia-Japan relations more generally-have ebbed and flowed.

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Seoul: North Korea executes top education premier

Kim Jong Un appears regularly in state media reports on official trips around the country and long-term North Korea watchers note that high-profile defections and crackdowns also occurred under previous leaders. If confirmed, they would be the latest in a series of killings and dismissals carried out since North Korean leader Kim Jong-un took power in late 2011.

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Uzbekistan Buries Long-Serving President Islam Karimov

Despite his brutal quarter-century rule, which earned him a reputation overseas as one of the region's most savage despots who ruthlessly stamped out opposition, people in Karimov's hometown mourned his passing and some youths wore black clothes.

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Trump Tells Black Church Members in Detroit He is There to 'Learn'

The interview won't air for another week, but Trump afterwards addressed the congregation, promising that if elected president, he would unite the country. "I'm here because I have been asked as an African-American 'what do i have to lose?'" said Lawrence, a Clinton supporter. And he promised to support the church and defend the right to worship.

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Bangladesh official says Islamist party leader executed

Prosecutors said Nizami was responsible for setting up the pro-Pakistani al-Badr militia, which killed leading writers, doctors and journalists in the most gruesome chapter of the war. Jamaat, which is banned from contesting elections, has labelled the charges against Ali "false" and accuses the government of exacting "political vengeance".

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Funeral of Hawe family to take place in Cavan today

They are believed to have been called by staff at the school where Mr Hawe taught as he had failed to attend a meeting. The funeral mass will be held at St Mary's Church in Castlerahan in Co Cavan at 4pm this afternoon. Choking back tears she told the hundreds of mourners life would never be the same. The prayers of the faithful were read by Alan Hawe's brother Enda, Clodagh's uncle Jason and her cousin Eileen.

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'Yes, I was dead:' Zimbabwe's Mugabe back after disappearing

Flight data showed his plane went to Dubai after the original flight path indicated a course toward Asia. Mr... Mugabe has received treatment in Singapore. In a speech later Saturday Mugabe said his government would not allow violent demonstrations by opposition political parties against his rule. Zimbabweans are growing increasingly frustrated with Mugabe and his failure to fix the economy.

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Ministry threatening us with job termination: Striking nurses federation

Most of the routine operations were avoided, OPD timings were curtailed. It has reported 263 dengue cases and almost 250 chikungunya till August 29. Even as Liladhar Ramchandani, General Secretary of Delhi Nurses Federation claimed that there were nurses who were dispensing their duties at the emergency and trauma departments, permanent nurses were not to be found in the emergency departments of Lok Nayak and GB Pant hospital.

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Obama cuts short sentences of 3 federal inmates from Ohio

The 325 commutations Obama granted in August are more than any president granted in a single year for almost a century, the White House said . Daxtrell D. Eggleston said Obama considered the individual merits of each application to determine that an applicant is ready to make use of their second chance.

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Obama, Xi discuss S.China Sea dispute, cybersecurity, human rights - White House

Ban said. The Paris deal is the world's first climate arrangement that is comprehensive. America and China have formally joined the Paris climate change agreement, with US President Barack Obama hailing the accord as the "moment we finally chose to save our planet".

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US Doubts Russian Claim To Have Killed ISIS Leader Adnani

If confirmed, the assassination of Adnani will mark one of the most critical and important attacks on ISIS and its leadership in Syria since Russian Federation commenced its military intervention in September 2015. Al-Adnani was one of the jihadist group's longest-serving officials. "It's a joke" another defense official said bluntly. Ad-nani has been with ISIS since its beginnings and was close to Baghdadi.

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China ratifies Paris climate change agreement

President Barack Obama's last scheduled trip to Asia before leaving office however got off to an awkward start. "This is not a fight that any one country, no matter how powerful, can take alone", Obama said of the pact. U.S. President Barack Obama have just arrived in Hangzhou. It is thought that he and China's President Xi Jinping will make a joint announcement at a bilateral meeting.

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Crowds gather to witness Pope Francis make Mother Teresa a saint

The nuns and sisters who are attached to the Missionaries of Charity had seen Mother Teresa serving the poor and the ailing in the city for many years from a very close quarter and have been anxiously waiting to watch the ceremony on television.

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China ratifies Paris climate agreement

China has previously committed to its emissions peaking "around 2030", a declaration made on an earlier visit by Obama, when the U.S. leader announced a target to cut emissions 26-28 per cent below 2005 levels by 2025. election does not obstruct United States participation. The two leaders also underlined the importance of cooperation in combatting terrorism, with Xi expressing China's support for Turkey in its fight against the Fetullah Terrorist Group (FETO), which is accused of ...


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