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20 Aug 2017
In a televised speech early Sunday, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, dressed in military uniform and standing in front of an Iraqi flag and map of the country, announced "the start of an operation to free Tal Afar".
20 Aug 2017
"We are not isolated like they think, it's their arrogance that pushes them to think in this manner," said Assad in a speech to members of Syria's diplomatic corps carried on state television.
20 Aug 2017
A Bangladesh court sentenced ten Islamist militants to death Sunday over a failed plot to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by detonating a huge bomb at one of her rallies.
19 Aug 2017
Ten people were killed and dozens injured when an express train derailed in north India on Saturday, an official said.
19 Aug 2017
Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Saturday, as relief and rescue operations continued.
19 Aug 2017
Afghan security forces were on high alert Saturday as the war-weary country, reeling from a number of high-profile deadly attacks, marked its independence day with muted celebrations.
19 Aug 2017
Lebanese troops launched an offensive against the Islamic State group on Saturday close to the Syrian border where the jihadists have been active for several years.
18 Aug 2017
North Korea's top state newspaper gave the South's President Moon Jae-In a "fail" grade Friday for his first 100 days in office, dismissing his proffered olive branches as "hypocrisy".
18 Aug 2017
It's just after midnight and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's "One Time Big Time" show is getting into full swing as police shoot dead another young "drug personality".
17 Aug 2017
There will be no war on the Korean peninsula, South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Thursday, saying Seoul effectively had a veto over US military action in response to the North's nuclear and missile programmes.
17 Aug 2017
Police in the Philippine capital shot dead 25 drug suspects in another round of anti-drug raids, authorities said Thursday, as they followed President Rodrigo Duterte's call for dozens of deaths a day.
16 Aug 2017
Philippine police killed 32 people in "shock and awe" raids aimed at scaring drug traffickers, authorities said Wednesday, after President Rodrigo Duterte admitted to setbacks in his controversial crime war.

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Katsina State Police Command has arrested the spiritual leader, who specialised in preparing criminal charms for bandits and terrorists in the state. Spokesman for the Command, Gambo Isah, who confirmed this said: “On November 26, at about 6:00 p.m., based on a tip-off, the Command succeeded in arresting one Sani Bello, 53, of Maiduguri Road,…
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Unknown gunmen in the early hours of yesterday, killed a man and his wife on their farm in Yelwata, Guma Local Council of Benue State. The gunmen also killed a daughter of the slain couple while one escaped with machete cuts. Eye witnesses identified the victims as Mr. Clement Ukertor and his wife Christiana Ukertor,…
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