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LAST_UPDATEFri, 22 Sep 2017 4pm

Lawyer: UK Model’s ‘Strange’ Tale Of Italian Kidnap Is True

LONDON  — Chloe Ayling’s ordeal sounds like a tale spawned by nightmares of the evil that lurks online.

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South Africa MPs To Vote In Secret On Zuma No-Confidence Motion

South African MPs will vote in secret on a motion of no-confidence in President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, the parliament's speaker has announced.

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9/11 Victim Identified 16 Years On

Another victim of the 11 September 2001 attack on the World Trade Center in New York City has been identified, according to the city medical examiner.

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PM Lee Accepts Halimah Yacob's Resignation From The PAP

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister and Secretary-General of the People's Action Party Lee Hsien Loong on Monday (Aug 7) accepted the resignation of Halimah Yacob from the PAP.

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Officials: Taliban, ISIL Coordinated Sar-E Pul Attack

The Taliban and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group jointly killed scores of civilians in a village in Afghanistan, officials claimed on Monday.

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Jordan's King Abdullah In Rare Visit To Palestine

Jordan's King Abdullah II has begun a rare visit to the occupied West Bank to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, amid shared tensions with Israel over the al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

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Trump Looks To Loyal Voters As Support Slips, Agenda Stalls

WASHINGTON — After six months of infighting, investigations and legislative failures, President Donald Trump is trying to combat new signs of weakness in his Republican base and re-energize his staunchest supporters.

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Israel Moves To Strip Alaa Zayoud Of Citizenship

An Israeli court has decided to strip a Palestinian citizen of Israel of his citizenship, sources said Monday, in what rights group said was the first ruling of its kind.

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Jacob Zuma No-Confidence Vote To Be Secret

A vote of no confidence on South African President Jacob Zuma will be held by secret ballot, the parliament speaker announced, in a move that could encourage some ruling party parliament members to vote to oust him.

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North Korea Vows To Teach US 'Severe Lesson'

North Korea is ready to give the United States a "severe lesson" if Washington takes military action against Pyongyang, pledging it will "under no circumstances" put its nuclear weapons and ballistic programmes on the negotiating table, the country's foreign minister has said.

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