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Kirkuk: Kurds Will Fight To The 'Very Last Peshmerga'

Iraqi Kurds say they are determined to fight for the oil-rich province of Kirkuk at any cost and until the "very last Peshmerga fighter".

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Double Standards: 'Why Aren't We All With Somalia?'

Almost 300 people were killed when a powerful bomb blast ripped through Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, on Saturday.

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Weah To Face Boakai In Liberia Presidential Runoff

Ex-footballer George Weah is expected to face Liberian Vice President Joseph Boakai in a runoff for the country's presidency, after no candidate gained an absolute majority in the October 10 election.

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Missing Turkish Teacher 'Deported From Pakistan'

Islamabad, Pakistan - A Turkish school official, who disappeared three weeks ago, has been deported from Pakistan after being accused by Ankara of having links with the banned Gulen movement, the official's colleagues told Al Jazeera.

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Diwali 2017: When Is It And How Is It Celebrated?

Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is the biggest festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists around the world.

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Baghdad: Iraqi Forces In Full Control Of Kirkuk

The Iraqi army says it has taken full control of Kirkuk following a major advance on Kurdish-held territories.

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Kyrgyzstan Eyes Peaceful Transfer Of Power After Poll

Omurbek Babanov, who lost Kyrgyzstan's bitterly-fought presidential election to Sooronbai Jeenbekov, on Monday seemed willing to accept the result without challenge, paving the way for the republic's first peaceful transfer of power.

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Daphne Caruana Galizia Killed In Malta Car Bomb Blast

Daphne Caruana Galizia, a prominent investigative journalist in Malta, has been killed after a powerful bomb exploded in her car, police said, in an incident that stunned the small island country,

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North Korea: Nuclear War May Break Out At 'Any Moment'

North Korea's deputy UN ambassador has warned the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment".

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More Than 36,000 Hondurans Deported From US And Mexico This Year

TEGUCIGALPA, Oct 17 -- At least 36,546 Hondurans were deported so far this year, mainly from Mexico and the United States, official sources confirmed today.

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