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Baghdad bomb blast,Civilian killed, two wounded


Baghdad bomb blast,Civilian killed, two wounded

A civilian was killed, while two others were wounded in a bomb blast in south of Baghdad, a police source said on Saturday.

“A bomb, placed near stores in Suwaib region, south of Baghdad, exploded in the evening, which left a person killed and two others wounded,” the source told AlSumaria News.

“Security troops cordoned off the blast spot and transferred the wounded to nearest hospital for treatment. The victim was taken to forensic medicine department,” the source, who preferred anonymity, added.

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Thirteen Islamic State militants killed in Salahuddin


Thirteen Islamic State militants killed in Salahuddin

Thirteen Islamic State militants were killed in an attack against security troops in Salahuddin, the police department announced on Saturday.

“Based on intelligence information, Salahuddin Operations Command and the troops from the province’s police, backed by army jets, carried out an operation in al-Shiha village, west of Tikrit. The operation left thirteen militants killed, seven of them were sheltering in a tunnel,” the department said in a statement.

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Comedian Louis C.K. admits sexual misconduct as Hollywood cuts ties


Comedian Louis C.K

 "These stories are true," C.K. said in a statement.

Five women detailed incidents of sexually inappropriate behavior by the Emmy-winning comedian dating back 15 years in a New York Times report published on Thursday.

C.K. released a statement acknowledging the encounters in question after his upcoming film "I Love You Daddy" was scrapped for release on Friday, and Netflix Inc canceled a planned comedy special with the comedian because of the allegations.

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United Nations immunises Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh


Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Measles, a childhood killer disease which can be particularly dangerous among unimmunised and malnourished children, is one of the major health risks for the refugees who have fled their homes in Myanmar's Rakhine State, said the office of the spokesperson for the UN secretary-general, Xinhua reported.
 
The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that Rohingya refugees continue to flee into Bangladesh, although at a slower rate than in previous weeks.
 

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Prince Charles Steps Up As Queen Elizabeth Steps Back


 Prince Charles Steps Up As Queen Elizabeth Steps Back

On Remembrance Sunday, Prince Charles will lay Queen Elizabeth II's wreath honouring Britain's war dead as she watches on -- a rare public symbol of the 91-year-old gradually scaling back her duties.

It will be a milestone moment in the otherwise imperceptibly slow-motion process, as her eldest son, now 69, increasingly steps up on her behalf.

Experts said Britain's oldest-ever monarch would never consider abdication or even a regency by her son, having sworn to serve her people for life.

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The Curious Case Of Missing Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri : Israel To Launch Strikes.


 Missing Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri

Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah on Friday accused Saudi Arabia of detaining prime minister Saad Hariri and of asking the Shiite movement's arch-foe Israel to launch strikes.

Hariri's sudden resignation on November 4 in a statement made from Riyadh took the Lebanese political class by surprise and has sparked international concern.

The United States warned against using the tiny country as a "venue for proxy conflicts" and the United Nations said it was "essential no new conflict erupt in the region".

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Syrian Army regains control over a village in Aleppo countryside


Syrian Army

The process comes in the framework of the army  operations against gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in an area that extends between Aleppo south-eastern countryside and Hama north-eastern countryside.

The reporter said Thursday that the army units resumed their military operations to root out the remaining of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists, establishing control over al-Rashdyeh village and inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists.
 

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US President will not meet with Putin in Vietnam: White House


US President will not meet with Putin in Vietnam

Relations between Moscow and Washington have plummeted as a US probe has accused Trump's former campaign aides of secretly meeting Kremlin-connected officials - a charge Moscow denies.

Both leaders are attending the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in the city of Danang and there had been conflicting indications as to whether a face-to-face was on the cards.

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British kidnapping :Nigerian police kill one, arrest two suspects


Nigerian police

Three of the British hostages, who were taken by gunmen on Oct. 13, were released earlier this week after negotiations, but a fourth, Ian Squire was killed.

Delta state police spokesman Andrew Aniamaka said officers arrested two suspects and killed a third after he opened fire, wounding two officers.

Aniamaka said two other suspects who were arrested previously led police to the three men.

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Catalan Parliament Speaker On Bail : Spanish Supreme Court Frees


Catalan Parliament Speaker On Bail

 A Spanish judge on Thursday freed on bail the Catalan parliament's speaker and four lawmakers while authorities continue to investigate their roles in Catalonia's banned independence drive.
The Supreme Court had summoned them to answer charges of rebellion after they enabled an Oct. 27 declaration of independence that prompted the Spanish government to dissolve the Catalan parliament and sack the regional administration.

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