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Grief Overcomes Tsunami Survivors Every Ramadan

BANDA ACHEH -- Each time Ramadan comes, Nia Daniati Insya, 32, is overcome with grief whenever she remembers four of her loved ones who died during the tsunami in Acheh 13 years ago.

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Iraqi Forces Launch Operation To Seize Last Islamic State Enclave In Mosul

Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) fire towards Islamic State militants during a battle on the outskirts of Al-Ba'aj, west of Mosul, Iraq May 26, 2017. Picture taken May 26, 2017. Photo: REUTERS

Iraqi armed forces launched an operation on Saturday to capture the last Islamic State-held enclave in Mosul, according to a military statement.

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Bodies Of Civilians Dumped Near Philippines City Besieged By Islamists

A military helicopter flies past a mosque in Marawi City in southern Philippines May 28, 2017. Photo: REUTERS

Bodies of what appeared to be executed civilians were found in a ravine outside a besieged Philippine city on Sunday as a six-day occupation by Islamist rebels resisting a military onslaught took a more sinister turn.

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UK Lowers Attack Threat Level As Police Close In On Bomber's Network

Pic: ReutersLONDON: British intelligence experts no longer believe another attack is imminent as significant progress has been made by police investigating the suicide bomb attack on a pop concert in Manchester, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday.

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North Korea Leader Kim Guides Test Of New Anti-Aircraft Weapon

Pic: ReutersNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the test of a new anti-aircraft weapon system and ordered its mass production and deployment throughout the country, the state news agency reported on Sunday, after weeks of defiant ballistic missile tests.

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UK Police Issue Photo Of Manchester Attacker, Believe Bomb Made In City Apartment

Pic: ReutersBritish police on Saturday released a photograph of Salman Abedi on the night he killed 22 people in a suicide bomb attack in Manchester and said they believed an apartment in the city center was where he put together his device.

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Australian Drug Convict Schapelle Corby Returns Home From Bali

Pic: ReutersSYDNEY: Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby arrived in Australia on Sunday after completing a twelve-and-a-half-year sentence for smuggling marijuana to Indonesia, a case which received huge media attention and soured ties between the two countries.

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Trump Tells 'Confidants' U.S. Will Leave Paris Climate Deal: Axios

Pic: ReutersU.S. President Donald Trump has told "confidants," including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt, that he plans to leave a landmark international agreement on climate change, Axios news outlet reported on Saturday, citing three sources with direct knowledge.

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Man Punched 2-Year-Old To "watch X-Factor In Peace"

A man who punched a two-year-old girl because he wanted "peace" to watch the X Factor was warned yesterday he is facing jail.

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Man In Custody Over Fatal Stabbing Of 2 In Oregon Train Incident Involving Hate Speech

A man is in custody in Portland, Oregon, in connection with stabbings on a light-rail train that left two people dead and one injured after commuters tried to calm the suspect who was yelling what police said "would best be characterized as hate speech."

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