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Israel strips attacker’s wido...

REF:  Israel has revoked the residency rights of the widow of a Palestinian who carried out a deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue earlier this mont...

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Algeria kills suspect in French beh...

REF:  The Algerian army says it has killed a man suspected of kidnapping and beheading a French hiker, following France's decision to launch air strik...

Damage is seen after a U.S.-led air strike on the Political Intelligence building that used to be controlled by forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad, but later controlled by Islamic state members in Raqqa, eastern Syria

‘Scores dead’ in air st...

REF: Syrian government air raids on the city of Raqqa, which the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has proclaimed as its capital, have kille...

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Ex-minister Latif Siddique lands in...

REF: A Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrates Court gave the order on Tuesday after he surrendered to Dhanmondi police in the afternoon. Dhaka police's R...

Israel strips attacker’s widow of residency

REF:  Israel has revoked the residency rights of the widow of a Palestinian who carried out a deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue earlier this month, drawing condemnation from human rights groups.

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Wednesday’s move came after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced he would seek broad powers to rescind the residency and welfare rights of any Palestinian resident of Israel or occupied East Jerusalem if they, or their relatives, participated in unrest.

 

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Algeria kills suspect in French beheading

REF:  The Algerian army says it has killed a man suspected of kidnapping and beheading a French hiker, following France’s decision to launch air strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Iraq.

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Tayeb Louh, Algeria’s justice minister, said on Wednesday that the army killed a man last month who was suspected of taking part in the beheading of Herve Gourdel.

 

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‘Scores dead’ in air strikes on Syria’s Raqaa

REF: Syrian government air raids on the city of Raqqa, which the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has proclaimed as its capital, have killed at least 90 people, activists have said.

Damage is seen after a U.S.-led air strike on the Political Intelligence building that used to be controlled by forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad, but later controlled by Islamic state members in Raqqa, eastern Syria

 

About 125 more people were reported to have been injured in the air strikes, which targeted a number of residential districts in the northern city.

 

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Ex-minister Latif Siddique lands in jail after surrender

REF: A Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrates Court gave the order on Tuesday after he surrendered to Dhanmondi police in the afternoon.

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Dhaka police’s Raman Division Deputy Commissioner Abdul Baten confirmed bdnews24.com of Siddique’s surrender.

 

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Iran nuclear talks extended till July 2015

REF:  Negotiators have extended talks on Iran’s nuclear programme for a comprehensive agreement until July 2015 after failing to meet a Monday deadline, diplomats said.
But Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that a nuclear deal with the six world powers would be done despite a missed deadline in Vienna that prompted a seven-month extension in talks.

 

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Iraqi forces reclaim two key towns from ISIL

REF:  Iraqi forces have mounted their biggest operation since June, reclaiming two towns in the eastern province of Diyala from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters.

In the province’s south on Sunday, Iraqi troops and Shia militias retook the town of Sa’adiya and were moving towards nearby villages.

 

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Suicide blast kills dozens in Afghanistan

REF:  A suicide bomber has killed dozens of people in an attack on a volleyball match in Afghanistan’s east, officials say.

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Mukhles Afghan, spokesman for the governor of Paktika province, bordering Pakistan, said the attack happened late on Sunday afternoon during an inter-district tournament match attended by a large crowd in the Yahya Khel district district.

 

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West and Iran to make ‘last push’ for deal

REF:  World powers and Iran will make a “last push” for a nuclear deal before a Monday midnight deadline even though the parties are far apart, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said.

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“At the moment we’re focused on the last push, a big push tomorrow morning to try and get this across the line,” Hammond told reporters on Sunday in Vienna when asked if an extension of the deadline was being considered.

 

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Gunmen kill 28 in northeast Kenya bus attack: ministry

REF:  It was not immediately clear who the attackers were.”Bandits ambushed a bus from Mandera that was heading to Nairobi at dawn and killed 28 passengers of the 60 that were in the bus,” the ministry said on its Twitter feed.

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Police Spokesman Masoud Mwinyi confirmed the incident.

 

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Local Awami League leader shot dead in Jessore

REF:  Miscreants fired at Molla Waliar Rahman, 55, at Abhaynagar town’s Guakhola area around 7am, said Abhaynagar Police Station OC Soyruddin Ahmed.

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He died while being taken at the Khulna Medical College and Hospitals.Rahman, a councillor of Nowaparha Municipality, was also president of some local labour organisations.

 

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