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Turkish soldiers killed in IS attack in northern Syria

The Turkish-backed rebels, mainly Syrian Arabs and Turkmen fighting under the banner of the Free Syrian Army, took charge of the frontier between the towns of Azaz and Jarablus on Sunday after seizing 20 villages from the ultra-hardline Islamists.

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Islam Karimov: Uzbekistan holds funeral for president

Despite his brutal quarter-century rule earning 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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After Turkey's Syria Incursions, Questions Grow Over Exit Strategy

A senior U.S. military official said on Tuesday that Washington had brokered a "loose agreement" between the two sides for an end to the fighting. Last Wednesday, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that Operation Euphrates Shield will continue, adding that Kurdish militia forces, the PKK, PYD and the YPG, "are all the same and hurt Turkey ".

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Japan to provide patrol ships to Vietnam amid maritime row with China

However, the leaders are unlikely to make any official mention of the worldwide Permanent Court of Arbitration ruling that Beijing has no legal right to claim a large part of the South China Sea. The images issued by the Philippines about China's new construction come immediately after the G20 and ahead of the crucial ASEAN meet in which Li, besides Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama are taking part.

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ISIS claims deadly attack on Turkish soldiers in Syria

The offensive has continued to successful seize land from Islamist control: Turkey and its rebel allies now control a 90 km stretch on the Syrian side of the border, and are pushing south. Ankara wants worldwide support to take control of a rectangle of territory stretching about 40 km into Syria, creating a buffer between two Kurdish-held cantons to the east and west and against Islamic State to the south.

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First Corbyn had #Traingate, now Owen Smith's in hot water over #Lunaticgate

Virgin Trains wished Mr Corbyn a "great trip" to Glasgow. Mr Draper, who has been a party member for over 40 years, was suspended over tweets. Speaking in a Labour leadership debate last night, Corbyn condemned abuse. From the party's left, and often talked about as a British version of former U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, he is nevertheless extremely popular among grassroots Labor members.

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Xi meets Obama ahead of G20 summit

President Barack Obama said on Sunday that USA and Russian negotiators are working "around the clock" to try to strike a deal to reduce violence in Syria, but added "we're not there yet". "The meeting was longer than expected", the spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, was cited as saying by RIA news agency. Chinese Government is said to have denied of diplomatic snub to Obama, who did not disembark from his aircraft on to a red-carpet-lined staircase, like other Worldleaders arriving for the G20.

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Four explosions hit government-held parts of Syria- state media, monitor

A bomb attack was also reported on Al-Sabura road west of the capital Damascus , with state media saying one person was killed and three were wounded. However, None has taken the responsibility for the attacks so far but as the city has been a usual target for the IS Terrorists, It's been said that the IS terrorists are the mind behind the attacks.

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Unesco calls for reforms to attain education goals

The Report, Education for people and planet , shows the need for education systems to step up attention to environmental concerns. Environmental concern has been decreasing in nearly all countries over the past two decades. The data from the report suggested that only five percent of adults in India have attended literacy programmes after they pass the formal schooling system.

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Trump is totally unfit and unqualified to be US President says Clinton

And to military vets and their families, she pointed anew to his summertime dust-up with the Muslim parents of a slain American soldier. The candidates will answer questions about national security and military issues before a live audience, but they will not appear on stage together.

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Ex-Stanford swimmer in rape case registers as sex offender

This January 2015 file booking photo released by the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office shows Brock Turner. Turner will have to return to the sheriff's office again by December 5 to reregister, Fischer said. Turner's family moved to Sugarcreek Township from Oakwood around the time of the assault. He is now required to register as a sex offender every 90 days for the rest of his life, Sheriff Gene Fischer told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

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Philippine President declares state of national emergency

Duterte-Carpio said she had asked for the replacement of the city police chief, Sr. The decree of national emergency was signed by Duterte shortly before setting off towards Lao to take part in the summit of the Association of Nations of the Asian Southeast (Adorn).

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After insult, USA and Clinton call for Duterte to show respect

Obama said America's interest in the Asia-Pacific isn't new and is not a passing fad. Half a century ago, the United States turned Laos into history's most heavily bombed country, dropping some 2 million tons of ordnance in a covert, nine-year chapter of the Vietnam War.

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China hold Iran to earn first point in World Cup qualifying

This is also China's first appearance in the final round of the Asian qualifiers for a World Cup after they qualified for South Korea/Japan 2002, their first and only appearance in the World Cup finals. In another group A match, South Korea were held to a surprise 0-0 draw by Syria , the match played in Seremban, Malaysia because of conflicts in Syria.

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Authorities charge 9 after protest at London City Airport

The group had erected a tripod and locked themselves together. Black Lives Matter's United Kingdom division released a statement saying: "Recently London City Airport was given approval to expand its capacity, a move that consigns the local community in Newham to further deterioration of their environment".

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Hurricane watch canceled for Hawaii

Lester is moving toward the west-northwest near 14 miles per hour (22 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue the next couple of days. UPDATE: Thursday, Sept. Large waves from 15 to 25 feet are expected to pound east-facing shores of major islands. Julie Harrison of NY said Friday she was a little nervous the hurricanes would ruin her trip to the Big Island but she chose to come anyway.

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Bill Cosby prosecutors want more women to give evidence at trial

District Attorney Kevin Steele said prosecutors chose from almost 50 similar accounts but his filing did not name the women. The defense is expected to vehemently oppose such testimony. The accuser's mother responded, "no, I have a parrot". Bill Cosby's lawyers say they'll likely ask for his trial to be moved from the suburban Philadelphia county where his sexual assault case became a central issue in last year's election.

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PM Prayut arrives in Vientiane for ASEAN summit

The three-day 28th and 29th Summits, hosted back to back by Laos, will provide the opportunity for the leaders to exchange views on the future direction of Asean and its conduct of external relations as well as important regional and global issues.

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Thailand 'supports' China's efforts to maintain maritime peace

An worldwide arbitration panel, in a case brought by the Philippines, ruled in July that China's building of numerous artificial islands was illegal and its claims to most of the South China Sea had no legal basis. On July 12, the Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled that Beijing had no legal basis to claim historic rights to South China Sea resources and had violated the sovereign rights of the Philippines in the country's exclusive economic zone.

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Nigerian forces detain reporter over Boko Haram link

The report also said he had since sent a text message to the broadcaster's Hausa-language service saying he was "released in less than 24 hours without any conditions". A statement by the spokesperson of the secret police, Tony Opuiyo, said Audu and one other specialist in the making of Improvised Explosive Devise, IEDs, were arrested in Kano State.

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Iran's Zarif Accuses Saudi Authorities Of 'Bigoted Extremism'

The bitter war of words between Iran and Saudi Arabia intensified Wednesday ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage from which Iranians have been excluded for the first time in decades. Head of Pakistan National Solidarity Council, Sahibzada Abul Khair Muhammad Zubair said that safety and security of Hajis is the responsibility of the Saudi government and the way they handled the stampede disaster investigation is regrettable.

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Rajnath Singh briefs Prime Minister Modi on Kashmir situation

Singh said that the members [of the all-party delegation] have appealed to the people of the state to shun the path of violence and resolve all issues through dialogue and discussion. Maulana Raza said Kashmir was a part of Indiaand it would remain so. "This government is serious about national security as well as the welfare of the people across the country including in Jammu and Kashmir".

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Kremlin laments new US sanctions after Putin-Obama meeting

A second day of talks in China between Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, ended Monday without a deal to announce. "When you break something, it's always quick, but rebuilding things is always more hard and demands certain procedures", the Russian leader said. On opposing sides of many global issues, the US and Russian Federation are nonetheless trying to broker a deal to address the Syrian civil war and perhaps even partner militarily there.

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UK: Work to begin on Calais wall to stop Channel migrants

Britain is to begin work on 1.9- million-pound "new big wall" in French port of Calais, to block refugees and migrants jumping on to lorries to cross the English Channel via ferries and enter the United Kingdom illegally. The French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve has pledged to dismantle the migrant camp but has set no timetable for doing so. Meanwhile, France confirmed on Wednesday that its first migrant camp in Paris will open next month.

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IS claims wave of bombings that killed dozens

The terror group has reportedly lost control of the last strip of its territory along the Syrian-Turkish border, according to sources and the Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu. The Observatory put the figure at 38, including an army colonel. Homs' health director told Syrian state media that hospitals had received two bodies and seven injured people.

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Obama, Putin instruct to continue negotiating on Syrian conflict

That's a change, because during the DNC Obama said he thought it was possible Russian Federation was hacking the Democrats to try to help Republican nominee Donald Trump. "We haven't yet closed the gaps". Mr Obama did not detail the trouble spots, although he suggested the U.S. has concerns about Russian Federation holding up its end of the bargain and enforcing the terms.

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Nikkei falls as yen firms after weak U.S

That in turn meant that interest rates would eventually rise to only 3%, if that, he said. USA bond yields fell, with policy-sensitive two-year notes yield falling to 0.730 per cent, its lowest since August 19, down from 0.853 percent marked on Aug 29.

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Duterte to be seated between Obama, Ban in ASEAN dinner

He said that the mapping could eventually empower residents of Laos to move about without fear of unexploded ordnance, and permit greater movement as people need to relocate farming lands amid a growing population. He was to tour a Buddhist temple before taking questions from young Southeast Asians at a town hall-style event. He's touting $90 million the US will spend over three years to aid the cleanup effort.

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Iran president: 'Punish' Saudi Arabia for 2015 hajj disaster

Tensions have flared between the regional rivals, with Iran's supreme leader recently saying Saudi "murdered" injured hajj pilgrims and Saudi's grand mufti countering by claiming that Iranians are "not Muslims". The Associated Press and Reuters put the death toll from last year's tragedy at at least 2,000 people, whereas the official Saudi figure is 769 dead.

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Trump would give generals 30 days for IS plan

GREENVILLE, North Carolina - Donald Trump argued Tuesday that Hillary Clinton's email use and her handling of classified information is "disqualifying" as he sharpened his attacks on the Democratic nominee. "After her private server was revealed last March, her staff deleted all the emails and wiped it clean using a software created to prevent any recovery, called BleachBit", he said.

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Ayatollah accuses Saudis of murdering 2400 in haj stampede

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, meanwhile met with families of victims and survivors of the Mina stampede and reiterated his demand that Saudi Arabia's ruling Al Saud family properly investigate the disaster, IRNA reported. On the topic of Iran, bin Nayef was quoted by the Saudi press agency as saying: "The Iranian authorities are the ones who are not interested in sending Iranian pilgrims for reasons made by Iranians themselves in their quest to politicize the Hajj and ...

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Pakistan envoy summoned over 'discourtesy' to Indian High Commissioner

The Secretary (West) in the External Affairs Ministry, Sujata Mehta summoned Basit and "conveyed the concern of the government of India. on the discourtesy (shown) to the Indian High Commissioner". "There are problems in both India and Pakistan and you [Pakistan] should focus on resolving your problems before looking into the problems of other countries".

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U.S. must scrap Syria regime change plan, analyst says

Kerry said the USA wanted a deal with the best chance for survival. On Sunday, after an anticipated news conference did not take place, Kerry told reporters that his negotiations here with Lavrov snagged on "a couple of tough issues" - almost identical to the language he used when the two failed to reach agreement in their last meeting, just over a week ago in Geneva.

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Japan 'seriously concerned' by South China Sea tension

When asked if the Philippines would push for the inclusion of the arbitral tribunal's ruling in the ASEAN chairman's statement, presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella replied: "There is a way of referring to these matters without specifically addressing it that way".

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Philippine President 'Regrets' Calling Obama 'Son of a Whore'

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is expected to be seated in between United States President Barack Obama and United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki Moon at the gala dinner of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (Asean) summit in Vientiane , Laos on Wednesday night.


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