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U.S. President, Wife To Visit Storm-Ravaged Florida Panhandle

U.S. President, Wife To Visit Storm-Ravaged Florida Panhandle

  U.S. President, Donald Trump, and First Lady, Melania, will visit Florida’s storm-ravaged Panhandle on Monday, the White House announced. This is the president’s first tour of the destruction left by the deadly Hurricane Michael. It was previously announced that Trump would also inspect south Georgia, also battered by the storm that came ashore on […]

How I Was Abducted In Southern Russia – Amnesty Rights Worker

  A Researcher for Amnesty International, Oleg Kozlovsky, has described how he was abducted in Southern Russia by men who drove him to a field as “violent.” He said he was held at a gunpoint, where the abductors made him take off his clothes, beat him, and tried to blackmail him. Kozlovsky, 34, told Reuters […]

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Trump Vows “Severe Punishment” For Saudi Arabia If Reporter Was Killed

  U.S. President Donald Trump said in a CBS interview on Saturday that there would be “severe punishment” for Saudi Arabia if it turns out that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi, a prominent critic of Riyadh and legal resident of the United States, disappeared on Oct. […]

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U.S. Says Venezuela Involved In Opposition Politician’s Death

  The White House on Wednesday condemned the death of an opposition politician in Venezuela and accused President Nicolas Maduro’s government of involvement in the death. “The United States condemns the Maduro regime’s involvement in the death of Venezuelan opposition councilman, Fernando Alban,’’ it said in a statement. The statement also called for the release […]

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Nearly 1m In Sri Lanka Suffer From Blindness – Official

  Sri Lanka Health Ministry on Tuesday said almost a million out of its 21-million population, suffer from blindness or from conditions that could lead to blindness due to an increase in the number of cataract patients. Director General of Health Services Anil Jasinghe, while commemorating the World Sight Day 2018 which falls on Oct. […]

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Pakistan’s Opposition Leader Jailed For 10 Days Ahead Of By-Elections

  Pakistani Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif was jailed on Saturday for 10 days after being arrested in a corruption case.   His lawyer said, that the development meant that Sharif would not be able to campaign for his party ahead of crucial by-elections on Oct. 14.   The by-elections are for 11 parliamentary seats and […]

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Israel To Reinforce Troops Outside Gaza To Control Border Protests

  Israel said it was reinforcing troops around the Gaza Strip on Thursday as a precaution against incursions by Palestinians during violent protests along the border that have often been met by lethal Israeli fire. The language of the Israeli military statement did not appear to herald any imminent offensive in Gaza but seemed to […]

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Indonesia’s Quakes: Death Toll Rises To 1,424

  The death toll from multiple quakes and a tsunami in Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province had risen to 1,424, an official said on Thursday. Head of the planning department of the National Search and Rescue Office, Abdul Haris said that the search and rescue operation was hampered by poor access to the hardest-hit areas. He […]

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