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Iraq's statements on Turkish troops are unsafe - says Turkish PM

The main point of contention is the presence of Turkish troops in Iraq , mainly at the Bashiqa camp in the north of the country, training Sunni Muslim and Kurdish Peshmerga units which Turkey wants to take part in the battle for Mosul. Iraqi security forces are being backed by both a US-led global coalition and by the Iraqi-state sponsored coalition of mainly Shia militias known as the Popular Mobilisation Forces - established by the government in June 2014 to regain territory lost to IS. Read More

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Duterte Rails Against America, Dares CIA To Take Him Out

Last month, he called Obama a "son of a bitch" in response to a USA inquiry about his government's extrajudicial killings of more than 2,000 people in an effort to "kill all the drug lords". "Are we benefiting, are we getting what we should be getting from alliance?" "The president said that he doesn't want them to leave immediately but maybe in the near future", Lorenzana said. Read More

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Iraq forces start military campaign to liberate Mosul from Islamic State

Iraq's military has been under enormous pressure to launch the operation to retake Mosul before the end of this year as the Iraqi Prime Minister has repeatedly promised Mosul would be retaken this year. "We will soon meet in Mosul to celebrate in liberation and your salvation", he said, addressing the people of the city. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement released by the ISIS-affiliated Amaq Agency. Read More

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US detects what it says is failed N. Korean missile launch

North Korean soldiers turn and look towards leader Kim Jong Un as they carry packs marked with the nuclear symbol as they parade during a ceremony marking the anniversary of the Korean War armistice in Pyongyang, North Korea. They called upon North Korea to "refrain from irresponsible provocation that aggravate regional tensions, and to instead focus on fulfilling its worldwide obligations and commitments". Read More

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Cauvery protests: Opposition parties stage rail roko across Tamil Nadu

Cauvery protests: Opposition parties stage rail roko across Tamil Nadu

Parties, including DMK, Congress, PWA, TMC, Dravidar Kazhagam, traders and various Tamil outfits are participating in the protest called by farmers' organisations. They undertook the stir condemning the centre for not constituting the Cauvery Management Board. The team, which also inspected the Cauvery basin in Karnataka, is set to submit its report in the apex court today. Read More

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Chelsea 3-0 Leicester

And Ranieri - who managed Chelsea from 2000 to 2004 - has criticized Leicester's lackluster display, adding that he expects an immediate improvement in their upcoming Champions League clash with Copenhagen. Now we have to react again in time for Tuesday. And he praised midfielder N'Golo Kante who joined Chelsea from the Foxes in the summer. When you work hard it is important to have a good performance. Read More

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Auburn: Former star DE Quentin Groves dies at age 32

Auburn: Former star DE Quentin Groves dies at age 32

He started seven games for the Cardinals in 2012, and played in all 16 games that season. The former Auburn star was a second round pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2008. I don't remember being around Quentin when he wasn't upbeat, hugging people. Groves is a member of Auburn's winningest senior class of all time, with 50 wins in his four years on The Plains. Read More

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No screening for films with Pak artistes: Theatre owners association

No screening for films with Pak artistes: Theatre owners association

The decision would be affecting the release of the Karan Johar's "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil", which stars Pakistani actor Fawad Khan and "Raees" which features 33-year-old Mahira Khan as one of the characters. Trying to determine what a Pakistani touch meant, we were told: "If somebody's silent about it [their Pakistani identity] and we don't get to know it, it's a different issue altogether", said Vatcha. Read More

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Indiana Democrats Attack GOP 'Failure' To Unendorse Trump

Indiana Democrats Attack GOP 'Failure' To Unendorse Trump

House of Representatives. The remarkable developments came as Trump battled to rescue his campaign after the release last week of a 2005 video in which he is heard bragging about how his fame allowed him to "do anything" to women. It's also most unfair to call him "truly, deeply morally warped" and seems particularly misplaced in an article which mentions Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, both of whom strike me as having far more compromised moralities than Ryan does. Read More

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Syrian Pro-government Forces Press Attack on City of Aleppo

Syrian Pro-government Forces Press Attack on City of Aleppo

In a statement cited by Russian news agency Sputnik, the ministry said: "The Russian diplomatic mission came under mortar shelling on October 3". The unidentified source said the ministry must further analyse the U.S. "The problem is the Russians don't care about global law and we do", Kerry said in candid but intended-to-be private remarks about the Syrian conflict. Read More

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Colombia extends ceasefire with rebels

Colombia extends ceasefire with rebels

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has announced that the ceasefire regime with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group was being extended until December 31, APA reports quoting TASS. "And of course they were right when they said to me, 'We are neither yes or no, we are society and peace is for society and peace is for all'". Former president Álvaro Uribe, a staunch opponent of the peace accord with FARC and who campaigned for the "No" vote of the October 2 ... Read More

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London police make arrest after creepy clown incident

London police make arrest after creepy clown incident

A police spokesman said other incidents involving clowns were reported on Sunday but none were found when officers visited the areas. They added: "Whether those involved are doing it for a joke or not this is no laughing matter". The recent craze led best-selling USA horror author Stephen King, whose 1986 novel "It" tells the story of a supernatural being that appears as a clown, to appeal for anti-clown sentiment to be tempered. Read More

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Nicole strengthens into Category 3 hurricane

If warmer than average sea surface temperatures remain, Nicole could remain strong enough to hit southwest Canada with heavy rain, strong winds and high surf by Saturday. Storm surge will produce coastal flooding in Bermuda as the center passes nearby. Water levels will rise 6-8 feet above normal tide levels. "Near the coast, the surge will be accompanied by large and destructive winds", said the NHC, adding that rainfall of up to eight inches (20 centimeters) is anticipated. Read More

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UKip to probe fight between members

Mr Hookem said he was "shocked" by the MEP's hospitalisation in the hours following the incident but insisted it had been "blown out of all proportion" by the media. Their care has been exceptional. Thursday's incident came a day after Woolfe had declared his candidacy to become permanent leader of the anti-EU party. Read More

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Israel begins mourning for Shimon Peres

Israeli leaders and crowds of mourners began paying their last respects today to ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize victor Shimon Peres , whose body was lying in state outside parliament. The Middle East Monitor said Peres "epitomised the disparity between Israel's image in the West and the reality of its bloody, colonial policies in Palestine and the wider region". Read More

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Aishbagh Ramlila in Lucknow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Aishbagh Ramlila in Lucknow

He made no direct reference to the surgical strikes or to Pakistan that killed an unspecified number of terrorists but made it more than clear which country he had in mind. "Every time we do that we should promise to kill the Ravan within ourselves and the society". The entire world is being destroyed. India had always been defensive over terrorism and the prestige of its armed forces went up after they launched "for the first time" such surgical strikes which were earlier carried out by ... Read More

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Amid Syrian attacks, medical agency pleads for Aleppo access

Amid Syrian attacks, medical agency pleads for Aleppo access

After the strikes, which marked the first US -led strikes against the Syrian army, analysts said the USA -led anti-terror coalition was shifting its stance in Syria toward carrying out strikes against Syrian military positions to help the rebels in their fight against the Syrian government forces, particularly as the Syrian army was making strides against the rebels with the help of Russian Federation. Read More

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Shia LaBeouf gets married in Vegas

Shia LaBeouf gets married in Vegas

Just before Shia and Mia are Wednesday, the sunglasses-wearing officiant goes all Elvis on the couple. According to a live-stream video, actor Shia LaBeouf married his girlfriend of almost four years, Mia Goth, today in a Las Vegas ceremony officiated by an Elvis impersonator and assisted by a hula dancer. Read More

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