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A blast rocked the Kurdish city of Diyarbakir following the arrest of pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Party ( HDP ) leaders. Friday's arrests came as nine people were killed and almost 100 others wounded in a auto bomb attack in Turkey's southeast.
  • Italian police abuse migrants amid new EU rules

    Italian police abuse migrants amid new EU rules

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    European law says migrants must stay in the country where they first enter the EU. "I was too weak, I couldn't resist and at that point they took both my hands and put them on the machine", he was quoted as saying. The tougher actions come as Italian authorities try to implement new European Union rules adopted previous year on how to handle migrants and asylum-seekers.
  • Lebanese Parliament Elects Gen. Michel Aoun President in 3rd Round

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    Lebanon's political divide has been deepened by the war in neighbouring Syria , where Hezbollah and its allies back President Bashar al-Assad, even dispatching fighters to bolster his forces. Hezbollah has been defending Lebanon against Israeli aggression since the movement's inception, including during a full-fledged Israeli war in 2006.
  • FBI reportedly exploring former Trump campaign manager's foreign ties

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    He has consistently praised Vladimir Putin and in July appeared to call on Russian intelligence officials to hack Hillary Clinton's emails. Several media reports offer conflicting information about potential connections between Trump and the Russian government, which has a history of anti-LGBTQ extremism.
  • No exchange of candies between BSF and Pakistani Rangers this Diwali

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    This, along with the fact that an Indian soldier was killed and his body mutilated by terrorists in an encounter in Machhil sector of Kupwara district, near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday evening. During the past over one week, three BSF jawans were killed in the Pakistani firing and shelling along the IB with Pakistan in Jammu region. "Pakistan has resorted to very heavy firing which is being responded to in a befitting manner", he said.
  • Pakistan all out for 281 in third West Indies Test

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    The batters and the bowlers both performed brilliantly throughout the whole series. In a first session that had five wickets falling for 64 runs, Pakistan pulled after having been bowled out in the day reducing West Indies to 38 for 3.
  • Panama Papers leaks: Pakistan Supreme Court to probe Nawaz Sharif

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    During the hearing of petitions on Panama Papers, the government and Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaf (PTI) expressed their consent for the formation of the commission. Cricketer-turned-politician Khan, who is leading the alleged corruption case against Sharif, was present in the court. He said that shutting down Islamabad was only option left to force the PM to either resign or present himself for accountability.
  • Israel lashes out at UNESCO over resolution wording

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    A spokesman for the Paris-based UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said that the agency's executive board passed the measure by consensus on Tuesday. Japan provided almost 9.6 percent of the operating budget and considering that the United States cut off its share after Palestine was permitted to join, 22 percent in 2011, the total shortage represents almost one-third of the budget.
  • Iraqi forces push toward Mosul, Shiite militias join battle

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    The Iraqi military told the AP that there are over 40,000 army units, militarized police, and special forces trying to fight the Islamic State. In statements carried by the state-run Anadolu agency, Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters that the militia group could prompt a Turkish response if it "terrorizes" the Iraqi-Turkmen town of Tal Afar , where it is headed in its push around Mosul .
  • Humanitarian pause in Aleppo extended by 1 day

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    However a four-day plan to move hundreds of critically wounded and sick people to regime-held western Aleppo, rebel-controlled Idlib or Turkey, and deliver aid for the first time since July, has been put on hold. Air strikes had continued to target areas outside the city throughout the ceasefire. Yesterday an anonymous United Nations official admitted gunmen were stopping people from leaving, but said that was because the government and Russian Federation were impeding aid shipments - which ...
  • Bronco coach injured in sideline collision with player

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    Players surrounded Phillips as the team's medical personnel attended to him during their game against the Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado. Phillips, 69 years of age, is one of the key figures on Denver's coaching staff. Linebackers Coach Reggie Herring took over the defensive play-calling duties.
  • Brees, Saints outlast Seahawks 25-20

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    Tim Hightower replaced him and wound up with 102 yards rushing, the first 100-yard rusher of the season for New Orleans. Graham fully broke out in 2011 when he caught a career-high 99 passes for 1,310 yards and 11 touchdowns. After practice Thursday, Unger went so far as to say he "couldn't be happier" than he is right now as an offensive leader with the Saints, who named him a captain this season.
  • Man shouts 'Jew-SA' at journalists covering Donald Trump rally in Phoenix

    Man shouts 'Jew-SA' at journalists covering Donald Trump rally in Phoenix

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    Conway took issue with Tapper's description of "a lot" of Trump supporters as anti-Semitic, racist, and misogynist, which echoed Clinton's criticism. She later expressed regret for using the word "half". Donald Trump speaks during an October 29 campaign event in Phoenix. In a recent interview, he also expressed fears that Trump's speeches have at times carried tropes and stereotypes that have been historically used to scapegoat Jewish people, such as "claims that a global banking elite are ...
  • US Airstrike Kills Four Iraqi Troops Near Mosul

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    The Popular Mobilistion forces say many of Tal Afar's Turkmen population are Shi'ites. Mr Assadi said the operation was launched from the Sin al-Dhaban area south of Mosul and aimed to retake the towns of Hatra and Tal Abta as well as Tal Afar.
  • UN Cultural Agency Adopts Controversial Resolution on Jerusalem

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    It is the second time this year that UNESCO has been the arena of tensions between Israel and Arab countries. The resolution only refers to al-Aqsa mosque by its Arabic name, a point of contention for the resolution's opponents, but also mentions the "importance of the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls for the three monotheistic religions".
  • Clinton rallies with Mrs. Obama as Trump alleges corruption

    Clinton rallies with Mrs. Obama as Trump alleges corruption

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    At a rally in Springfield, Ohio, Mr. Trump said, "Mr. Band called the arrangement 'unorthodox.' The rest of us call it outright corrupt", he added, "If the Clintons were willing to play this fast and loose with their enterprise when they weren't in the White House, just imagine what they'll do in the Oval Office".
  • PLO calls on Israel to respect UNESCO vote

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    A week earlier, the 58-member UNESCO executive board gave final approval to another resolution, submitted by seven Arab countries, that Israel says dismisses Jewish ties to holy sites in east Jerusalem, namely the Temple Mount and Western Wall, site of the two Temples.