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FALLOUT FROM THE TURKEY-IRAN-RUSSIA MEETING

FALLOUT FROM THE TURKEY-IRAN-RUSSIA MEETING

Iranian regime media is boasting after a successful summit in Turkey with the Turkish, Russian and Iranian presidents. But Iran was not the only winner at the meeting designed to discuss the future of Syria. Russia and Turkey both feel that they are achieving their goals in Syria at the expense …

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Elderly man dies in Sydney unit fire

man dies in Sydney unit fire

A man in his 80s has died after being badly hurt in a fire at a Sydney unit. Paramedics were called to the unit on Boronia Street in Kensington about 3pm on Wednesday but were unable to revive the man, NSW Ambulance says. He sustained serious injuries after becoming trapped …

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Low-caste Indian Dalit killed for owning horse

Low-caste Indian Dalit killed for owning horse

AHMEDABAD: A young farmer from India’s lowest Dalit community has been beaten to death for owning a horse, which is seen as a symbol of power and wealth, police said Saturday. Police have detained three upper caste men for questioning after the body of 21-year-old Pradeep Rathod was found in a …

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UK-Russia standoff deepens as Moscow cuts UK diplomats

Moscow has told Britain it must cut “just over 50” more of its diplomatic and technical staff in Russia in a worsening standoff over the poisoning of a Russian former spy and his daughter in England, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. Separately, Moscow also demanded an official explanation …

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Driver tries to ram group of French soldiers

Driver tries to ram group of French soldiers

A driver is on the run after trying to ram a car into a group of soldiers out jogging near their barracks in southeast France. The soldiers dived into a ditch to avoid the oncoming vehicle in Varces-Allieres-et-Risset, near Grenoble. Gendarmerie have sent out patrols nearby to check number plates. …

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FCC says it will block Chinese technology to protect national security

LAOS VIENTIANE PHA THAT LUANG FESTIVAL MARKET

Chinese technology vendors Huawei and ZTE could soon be prevented from selling products to US companies and organizations that receive broadband funding from the Federal Communications Commission. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s new proposal would prevent Universal Service Fund money from being used “to purchase equipment or services from any communications equipment or service …

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