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'Fog' Of Ukraine's War: Russian's Death In Syria Sheds Light On Secret Mission

Pic: ReutersMOSCOW/DONETSK, UKRAINE: In the fall of 2015, pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine were introduced to a moustachioed new commander who, like his predecessors, went by the codename Tuman - “fog” in Russian.

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False News Being Spread On Turkey's Military Operation In Syria

KUALA LUMPUR -- Misleading information and images about Turkey's counter-terrorist military operation in Afrin, northwest Syria have been spreading like wildfire online since ‘Operation Olive Branch’ started on January 20, says a statement issued by the Prime Minister's office of Turkey.

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Ex-Partner, Lover Arrested Over Italian Murdered In Thailand

Left: Rujira Iam-lamai, 38, was found hiding in a longan tree at the border between Kamphaeng Phet and Tak provinces. Screengrab: Manager Online. Right: A file photo of Rujira and her French boyfriend Amaury Rigaud, 34. Photo: Facebook

BANGKOK -- The 38-year-old ex-partner of an Italian man murdered in Thailand this month has been arrested, Italian news agency Ansa reported, citing Thai media reports Monday.

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Man Dies After Getting Sucked Into MRI Machine At Indian Hospital

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NEW DELHI -- A man accompanying a patient at a hospital in India died after getting sucked into an MRI machine.

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Beijing To Phase Out Coal Stoves In 450 Villages

BEIJING -- Beijing plans to phase out coal-fired heating in 450 villages in plain areas this year in its latest bid to tackle air pollution, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Party-Goers ‘Dancing Pornographically’ Get Arrested In Cambodia

Pic: CBC / Cambodia National Police

Two Canadians are among 10 foreigners charged in Cambodia with producing pornographic pictures, after they were arrested at a party in Siem Reap where they were dancing and rolling around on the floor with clothes on.

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South Korea Defense Chief Says N. Korea's Use Of Nuke Would Be 'Suicidal'

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SEOUL -- South Korea's top defence official voiced doubt Monday that North Korea will use its nuclear weapons, saying that such an act would be "suicidal", reported South Korea's Yonhap news agency.

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[Video] Mechanic Who Built A Car With Two Front Ends Becomes Famous, But Vehicle Gets Impounded Instead

Have you ever had the problem of getting your car out of the parking spot? Or perhaps maybe you have a problem reversing from a tight spot?

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Many Puerto Ricans Adrift In US Hotels After Hurricane Maria

NEW YORK  — After they lost their home in Puerto Rico to flooding during Hurricane Maria, Enghie Melendez fled with her family to the U.S. mainland with three suitcases and the hope it wouldn’t take long to rebuild their lives. It hasn’t worked out that way.

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Militants Attack Afghan Army Post Near Military Academy In Capital

KABUL - At least five militants attacked an army outpost near one of Afghanistan’s main military academies on Monday and at least one soldier was killed and three wounded, a defense ministry official said.

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