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Saudi Arabia among most dangerous countries for women despite drive for change: Poll

As Saudi women take the driving seat in a landmark legal change, a survey of global experts released on Tuesday has found they live in the world’s fifth most dangerous country for women, their lives tightly controlled by male relatives.The Thomson Reuters Foundation poll of about 550 experts on women’s issues ranked Saudi Arabia among the five most dangerous countries, ...

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Trump hails Supreme Court order on travel ban as victory over ‘hysterical’ opposition from media, Democrats

United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold his ban on travellers from five mostly Muslim countries as a “tremendous victory” for the American people, over “hysterical” opposition from Democrats and the media. “The Supreme Court has upheld the clear authority of the President to defend the national security of the United States,” Trump ...

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Trump Orders Creation Of New “Space Force”, Sixth Branch Of Armed Forces

WASHINGTON:  US President Donald Trump said Monday that he would direct the Defense Department and the Pentagon to create a new “Space Force” – an independent sixth branch of the armed forces. Trump has floated this idea before – in March, he said he initially conceived it as a joke – but has offered few details about how the Space Force ...

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Hundred killed in Air crash

A Cuban state airways plane with 110 passengers and crew on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana, killing all but three people on board in a mass of twisted and smoldering fuselage. Cuban state media reported that three women had been pulled alive from the mangled wreckage and were in critical condition in hospital. They were the only ...

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Israel Kills Dozens and Wounds 1,700 at Gaza Border

At least 1,700 Palestinian demonstrators were also wounded on Monday along the border fence with Gaza, the Health Ministry reported, as the mass protests that began on March 30 and that had already left dozens dead erupted anew. • The protests took place as the United States Embassy was formally relocated to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, on the 70th anniversary ...

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Nawaz Sharif talking the language of India: Al-Umar Mujhadeen

Srinagar, May 14, CNS: Militant outfit Al-Umar Mujhadeen Monday criticized Pakistan former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for issuing a ‘misleading’ statement with regard to Mumbai terror attack. “Nawaz Sharif has blamed Pakistan for Mumbai attack to appease India particularly it’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Sahri forgot that India has unleashed reign of terror in Kashmir,” Al-Umar Mujhadeen Chief Mushtaq Zargar told ...

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Unfriend India and America,Azadi will surely happen to Kashmir: Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan, May 13, 2018 Accusing Pakistan of pursuing weak foreign policies, Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed has called on Pakistan to break the ties with both India and the United States. “Modi ki dosti chordh do, America ki naukri chordh do (unfriend Modi and stop working for America),” Hafiz was heard saying during a public rally. “The weakness ...

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19 killed in fight between Myanmar army and rebels

At least 19 people have been killed in fresh clashes between Myanmar’s military and an ethnic armed group on Saturday in remote northern Shan State, Myanmar army and local sources told AFP, as fighting in the country’s borderlands intensifies. “Nineteen [people] were killed in fighting,” the military source said, adding that two-dozen had been injured.Rights defenders say clashes in northern ...

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New York attorney general resigns amid abuse allegations

NEW YORK 08 May 2018 CNN: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who had taken on high-profile roles as an advocate for women’s issues and an antagonist to the policies of President Donald Trump, announced late Monday that he would be resigning from office hours after four women he was romantically involved with or had romantic interactions with accused him ...

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India Six Indians abducted by armed men in Afghanistan’s Baghlan

NEW DELHI/KABUL 06 May 2018 CNN: Six Indians working in a power company in Afghanistan’s northern Baghlan province were allegedly abducted today by Taliban gunmen who “mistook” them for government employees, Afghan media reports said. External Affairs Ministry in New Delhi said it was in touch with Afghan authorities and was ascertaining the details of the incident. The Taliban militants ...

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