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Saudi King Hopes For Renewal Of Afghanistan-Taliban Truce

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

KUALA LUMPUR – King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia has called for the renewal of the truce between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban.

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New Zealand PM Gives Birth To First Child

Jacinda Ardern.

WELLINGTON -- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to her first child in Auckland on Thursday afternoon, Xinhua news agency reported.

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UN Chief Urges Unity, Solidarity For Refugees

NEW YORK -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday urged unity and solidarity to help refugees around the world, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Divers, Underwater Drone Join Indonesia’s Search For 192 Missing In Ferry Disaster

Pic: Reuters

TIGARAS PORT: Divers and an underwater drone yesterday joined a fleet of rescue vessels in Indonesia’s search for at least 192 passengers missing two days after an overcrowded wooden ferry sank in one of the world’s deepest volcanic lakes in Sumatra.

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Jacinda Ardern Baby: New Zealand PM Gives Birth To Girl

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has given birth to her first child, a girl weighing 3.31kg (7.3lb).

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New Zealand Leader Jacinda Ardern In Hospital For Birth

WELLINGTON, New Zealand  — New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrived Thursday at the country’s largest public hospital as she prepared to give birth to her first child.

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Hundreds Pray At Indonesia Lake As Search For Bodies Resumes

TIGARAS, Indonesia  — Hundreds of family members waiting in desperation at a small port on Indonesia’s Lake Toba for news of missing relatives performed mass prayers Thursday as the search for more than 190 people unaccounted for after a ferry sinking continued for a fourth day.

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Pummelled For Days On Immigration Crisis, Trump Told Top Aides - 'Fix It'

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump’s abrupt reversal in a volatile immigration crisis resulted from pressure by close family members, friends and lawmakers who urged him to climb down from a deeply unpopular hardline policy.

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Japan To Halt Missile Attack Drills

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Japan has decided to halt drills to prepare for a North Korean missile attack after a historic summit between the leaders of the United States and North Korea eased tension, Kyodo news agency reported on Thursday.

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Woman Reporter Groped During A Live World Cup Broadcast: We Do Not Deserve This

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WASHINGTON: A woman reporter who said she only wants to talk about soccer "systems and strategy" was groped and kissed by a man last week as she attempted to do a live World Cup broadcast.

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