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Three militants among seven killed in Kashmir violence

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Srinagar, May 5 (IANS) – Three militants, three civilians and a policeman were killed in fresh violence in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday as authorities imposed strict restrictions and snapped mobile phone Internet services following protests near a gunfight site in an old Srinagar neighbourhood. Police said three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed and four security […]

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EU’s Juncker: Karl Marx a forward-thinking philosopher

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the Karl Marx exhibition, at the Basilica of Constantine in Trier, Germany, on May 4, 2018. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday that Karl Marx was a forward-looking philosopher and his works changed the world, as Marx’s hometown Trier is marking […]

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ADB approves to allocate 690 mln USD ordinary reserve to support its operation

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MANILA, May 5 (Xinhua) — The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Governors adopted on Saturday a resolution to allocate 690.1 million U.S. dollars in net allocable income of its 2017 Ordinary Capital Resources (OCR) at ADB’s 51st annual meeting in the Philippine capital. The ordinary reserve will be allocated 350.7 million U.S. dollars to […]

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Palestine sees ‘victory’ in Israel pullout from UN race

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RAMALLAH, Palestine – The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has described Israel’s pullout of a race for a seat on the UN Security Council as a “victory”. “The withdrawal of Israel – an occupying power – from the race for a Security Council seat is a victory for humanitarian principles and values that are based on international law […]

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NASA sends off Mars lander

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LOMPOC, the United States, May 5 (Xinhua) — The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration () sent off InSight, its robotic lander, from the central coast of California at pre-dawn on Saturday to explore the deep interior of the red planet.   The lander blasted off at 4:05 a.m. local time (1105 GMT) atop a […]

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Palestinian bikers protest Giro d’Italia cycling race that begins in Jerusalem

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RAMALLAH,  (Xinhua) — Dozens of Palestinian bikers gathered up and cycled towards Israeli military’s Qalandia checkpoint north of Jerusalem in protest of the international Giro d’Italia bike race that kicked off in Jerusalem Friday. They stood there and raised Palestinian flag to send a message that holding this international event in East Jerusalem is a […]

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US expresses interest in working with Pakistan to fight terrorism in Afghanistan

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ISLAMABAD: Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White, during a Thursday afternoon briefing in Washington, expressed willingness on part of the US to work with Pakistan to promote peace and security in the region, Radio Pakistan reported. The US Department of Defense, assuring Kabul of its continued support, said Pakistan and the US have many opportunities […]

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Iraq’s top Shiite cleric warns of return of corrupt politicians ahead of national polls

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A follower of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr takes part in a campaign rally ahead of the parliamentary election on Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq, on May 4, 2018. The vote of parliamentary election will be held on May 12, as around 7,000 candidates will compete for the 329 seats in the Iraqi parliament. (Xinhua/Khalil Dawood)

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Clashes break out on 6th Friday of rallies in eastern Gaza

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GAZA, (Xinhua) — Clashes broke out Friday between dozens of Palestinian protestors and Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza Strip close to the border with Israel during the sixth Friday of rallies and protests called “the Great March of Return.” Eyewitnesses said that right after Friday prayers, hundreds of Palestinians headed to five different locations along […]

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Turkish main opposition party names veteran lawmaker as presidential challenger for Erdogan

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Supporters of Muharrem Ince, presidential candidate of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), take part in a rally in Ankara, Turkey, on May 4, 2018. Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on Friday designated Muharrem Ince as its presidential candidate for the June 24 early elections. (Xinhua/Mustafa Kaya)

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