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Indian suicidal driver steals cops gun, takes selfie on Police car roof

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Author: Arab NewsMon, 2017-10-09 22:39ID: 1507567223570335400JEDDAH: Riyadh police revealed on Sunday the circumstances of a video showing a resident assaulting a police vehicle and trying to pull a policeman’s arm before hearing a shooting. Media spokesman of the region’s police told Almarsd news website that the security patrol operations room received a notice from a citizen Sunday […]

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Seven killed as militants attack checkpoint in Somalia’s Puntland

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Author: ReutersMon, 2017-10-09 10:01ID: 1507570922750628700BOSASO, Somalia: Al-Shabab militants attacked a checkpoint in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region, killing at least seven people in the early hours of Monday, police said. The fighters then ambushed officers rushing in to help colleagues on the outskirts of the city of Bosaso, an officer at the scene said. Al-Shabab said it took […]

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‘Negative consequences’ if Trump quits Iran deal: Kremlin

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Author: AFPMon, 2017-10-09 13:49ID: 1507570621850611100MOSCOW: Moscow warned on Monday there would be “negative consequences” if US President Donald Trump fails to uphold the landmark Iran nuclear deal negotiated by his predecessor. Trump has said Tehran is living up to the “spirit” of the agreement. He is a fierce critic of the 2015 accord, which he has called […]

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Sudan’s President extends truce in three conflict zones

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Author: AFP, ReutersSun, 2017-10-08 22:18ID: 1507568203910396000KHARTOUM: Sudan’s President Omar Bashir has extended for two months a unilateral cease-fire in the war-torn regions of Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan, state media said.The decision, extending the truce to December 31, came days after the US lifted a 20-year trade embargo on Sudan.Sudan’s official news agency SUNA said Bashir […]

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We don’t want a new Cold War with Russia, says NATO chief

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Author: AP, ReutersTue, 2017-10-10 18:43ID: 1507565269870174400BUCHAREST: NATO’s chief said Monday the alliance does not want a “new Cold War” with Russia, despite members’ concerns about the Russian military buildup close to NATO’s border. Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg spoke at the end of a four-day NATO parliamentary assembly in the Romanian capital. “We are concerned by…. (Russia’s) lack of […]

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Spain warns it will act if Catalonia declares independence

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Author: APTue, 2017-10-10 18:50ID: 1507564800190129100BARCELONA: Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned anew Monday that Spain will not be divided by a declaration of independence from Catalonia and said the government is ready to respond to any such attempt. Catalan regional President Carles Puigdemont plans to address the Catalan Parliament on Tuesday evening to debate the current political […]

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Britain, EU clash over who takes next Brexit step

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Author: AFPTue, 2017-10-10 19:02ID: 1507564595110109100BRUSSELS: The EU and Britain clashed Monday after British Prime Minister Theresa May said the ball was in the EU’s court as Brexit negotiations entered a critical fifth round. Officials from both sides are meeting in Brussels, but chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier and British counterpart David Davis are not attending the start, […]

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Trump’s popularity slipping in rural America: Poll

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Author: ReutersTue, 2017-10-10 19:10ID: 1507564530710101000NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump, who inspired millions of supporters last year in places like Morgan County, has been losing his grip on rural America. According to the Reuters/Ipsos daily tracking poll, the Republican president’s popularity is eroding in small towns and rural communities where 15 percent of the country’s population lives. […]

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Richard Thaler of US wins Nobel Economics Prize

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Author: AFPMon, 2017-10-09 13:15ID: 1507557099369442000STOCKHOLM, Sweden: US economist Richard Thaler on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for his pioneering work bridging the gap between economics and psychology, the jury said. “By exploring the consequences of limited rationality, social preferences, and lack of self-control, he has shown how these human traits systematically affect individual decisions as well […]

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Militants attack Congo bases in northeast, killing UN peacekeeper

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Author: ReutersMon, 2017-10-09 14:20ID: 1507556897179419600GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo: Militants attacked two military bases in the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday, killing a UN peacekeeper and injuring a dozen others, the UN mission and the army said. The mission, known as MONUSCO, said it had deployed attack helicopters in response to the raid, and local […]

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