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Pakistani 'Terrorist' Charity Launches Political Party

Islamabad, Pakistan - A Pakistani charity designated by the United Nations as a front for armed group Lashkar-e-Tayyaba (LeT) launched a political party on Monday, in a move that could see the anti-India group accused of carrying out the 2008 Mumbai attacks, enter mainstream national politics.

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Iran Arrests Dozens Of 'ISIL Suspects Plotting Attacks'

Iran has arrested 27 people plotting attacks for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group, including 10 who were arrested in a regional country, the intelligence ministry said.

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Chandigarh Stalking: Haryana Police Accused Of Cover-Up

Women's rights campaigners and opposition leaders in India have accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Haryana state of putting pressure on police to protect a ruling party official's son, who was accused of attempted kidnapping and sexual assault.

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Congo Security Forces Kill At Least 14 In Rebel Clashes

Congolese security forces killed at least 14 members of secessionist rebel group Bundu dia Kongo (BDK) on Monday during clashes in the capital Kinshasa and southwestern city of Matadi.

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UN Sees Early Warning Signs Of Genocide In CAR

Renewed clashes in the Central African Republic are early warning signs of genocide, the UN aid chief said on Monday, calling for more troops and police to beef up the UN peacekeeping mission in the strife-torn country.

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Kudos To Group For Helping To Push Bus After It Broke Down In Yishun

After an SMRT bus broke down along Yishun Ring Road, near a bus stop at Block 227 Yishun Street 21 yesterday (Aug 6), members of the public stepped forward to help push the vehicle to the side of the road.

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Navy Officer Detained Over Bomb Hoax In Air India Flight

An Indian Navy officer was on Sunday detained after he created a security scare by claiming he was carrying a bomb aboard an Air India flight, which later turned out to be a hoax, a security official said.

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Barack Obama Now Has His Own Day Written Into Law

Barack Obama, the former US President and darling of many, celebrated his 56th birthday Friday. Amid the outpouring of online adulation, and from many in the press, lawmakers in his home state of Illinois has declared August 4 in his honor.

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Moby Dick Returns? Humpback Whale Smashes Fishing Boat & Crew Into The Air

A massive humpback whale crashed into a charter fishing boat in Queensland, sending it flying into the air and leaving four passengers with head injuries, facial fractures and broken ribs.

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Malaysia's 'Jagat' To Be Screened At SAC ASEAN Film Fest 2017

BANGKOK -- For five days beginning Aug 19, seven critically-acclaimed films from ASEAN-member countries, including the award-winning "Jagat" from Malaysia will be screened during the upcoming SAC ASEAN Film Festival 2017.

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