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World :  The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said that its military operations have ended against the Islamic State in its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, a city that was seized by the extremists group in 2014 and which became the center of caliphate and has been used as a base to plan overseas terror attacks. According to SkyNews, clearing o...

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WORLD ( Barcelona ) : Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Catalonia in a massive general strike on Tuesday to protest police violence at referendum that was held on Sunday. METRO News reports that the huge protest blocked motorways, closed schools and halted businesses as workers and students joined the strike. People were seen playi...

October 3, 2017
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WORLD ( Bali, Indonesia ) : EXPRESS reports that Bali is in a state of emergency over fears the island’s highest volcano Mount Agung is on the brink of erupting. Governor I Made Mangku Pastika ordered provincial, district and municipal governments in Bali to take steps to provide assistance to people who have been evacuated from their homes in re...

October 3, 2017
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WORLD ( Las Vegas ) : Authorities reported that a lone gunman unleashed a rapid-fire barrage of bullets from the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino hotel late Sunday, killing at least 59 and injuring 527 others attending a country music festival  show at the Route 91 Harvest Festival just outside the Las Vegas hotel.  According to NBC N...

October 3, 2017
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WORLD ( Washington) :  Donald Trump will travel to  Asia for the first time since becoming president, stopping in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines, Reuters reported. His visit, scheduled from November 3 to 14, will include attending two major summits, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Vietnam and the Association...

September 30, 2017
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WORLD (Saudi Arabia ): King Salman on Tuesday ordered that women be allowed to drive cars, ending a conservative tradition seen by women rights activists, campaigning for more than 25 years, as an emblem of the Islamic kingdom's repression of women. IndiaToday reported that despite gradual improvement on some women's issues in recent years, the kin...

September 29, 2017
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WORLD (New Delhi ) : At least 22 people have been killed and 35 injured in a stampede at a train station during Friday morning rush hour in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai, according to Deepak Deoraj, spokesman for the Mumbai police department, CNN reported. The death toll was likely to rise, a disaster management spokesman warned, with several ...

September 29, 2017
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MEXICO CITY — A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 struck Mexico at 1:15 pm on Tuesday afternoon, toppling buildings, rattling the capital and sending people flooding into the streets for the second time in just two weeks after the devasting and stronger 8.1 magnitude on September 8 in the states of Chiapas and Oaxaca. N...

September 20, 2017
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WORLD : US President Donald Trump spoke to the United Nations General Assembly for the first time as president on Tuesday morning. New York Post reports that the president, in a fiery speech, vowed to “destroy” North Korea if it continues to threaten the US and its allies with nuclear weapons. “The United States has great strength and patienc...

September 19, 2017
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World : The Caribbean island of Dominica has been 'devastated' by Category 5 Hurricane Maria as it made landfall on Monday night, the country's Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit  tells CNN.  He said , " We're just waiting for daybreak to do an assessment of the damage. Our first order of business will be search and rescue to ensu...

September 19, 2017
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