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Ashley Tellis, an expert on South Asia at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said the US decision to offer the Guardian aircraft to India is significant as the USA has a standing policy of declining export of such advanced drones other than to allies involved in combined operations with USA forces.
  • Brussels bomber was Moroccan national aged 36

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    Belgium suffered a further shock last August when a machete-wielding man shouting " Allahu akbar " attacked two policewomen in the industrial town of Charleroi, before being shot dead. The metro, which passes under the station, was not stopping there and the Belgian national rail operator, the SNCB, said services were not stopping at Brussels Central, Midi and Nord stations.
  • Modi recalls Emergency, lauds cleanliness initiatives in Mann Ki Baat

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    Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remark on the Emergency , the Congress today said he should remember the country is facing an "undeclared Emergency" under the BJP rule. Not even the judiciary was spared from the shadow of authoritarianism". He also said that the Mars Mission, which had been launched on June 19 last year for a six-month period, had completed one year and was still functioning well.
  • Seven die in cable car crash in Indian held Kashmir

    Seven die in cable car crash in Indian held Kashmir

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    Senior Superintendent of Police Baramulla, Imtiyaz Hussain , said all the stranded tourists numbering over 100 have been rescued and the cable is being restored to get the cars running again. She has also directed conducting of a high level inquiry to know of the causes or lapses, if any, that led to the accident. The injured persons were shifted to hospital.
  • Flint airport attack: New details emerge about suspect

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    The man arrested for stabbing a police officer at a Michigan Airport had previously tried to buy a gun, officials claim. The network reports that Wednesday — the day Amor Ftouhi allegedly nearly killed the officer at an airport in Flint , Michigan — was Laylat Al-Qadr or “night of fate.”.
  • London community shows solidarity after van attack on Muslims

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    The attack , which happened shortly after midnight on Monday, left one person dead and nine more in the hospital. Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday called the incident a "terror attack " and "every bit as sickening" as recent attacks to hit the United Kingdom, adding that the driver acted alone.
  • Turkish FM urges peace, dialogue in Gulf crises

    Turkish FM urges peace, dialogue in Gulf crises

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    ICAO, which was created after the United States invited more than 50 allies to agree to a common air navigation system in 1944, has no policing powers and has to rely on consensus to enforce its will. Former U.S. secretary of state John Kerry as well as foreign ministers from different countries attended the two-day Oslo Forum. The current crisis in the Gulf is said to be the gravest that the Gulf Cooperation Council has faced in its almost four decades of existence.
  • U.S. student freed by North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'

    U.S. student freed by North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'

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    Otto Warmbier is in stable condition at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center with his mother by his side, hospital spokeswoman Kelly Martin said . Looking at his bones, they did not find any evidence of fractures. They did say moving forward, the family requests details of Otto's care and prognosis not be released .
  • Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated tomorrow

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    Apart from the main Maute terrorist group, which has pledged allegiance to IS, there are around 20 other foreign and local jihadist cells which battle for control of the Philippine territory, authorities say. After the ceasefire ends "we will continue to try to enter the areas occupied by them and liberate Marawi", Padilla said on radio station DZBB. Some 300 people have been killed while tens of thousands were displaced by weeks of fighting between government troops and Maute extremists ...
  • The Great Muslim Civil War -- and Us

    The Great Muslim Civil War -- and Us

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    The ministry also said Turkey and Israel were informed about the missile launches, but made no mention of informing the United States , which is leading an global coalition against ISIS in the country. However, the fighter jet continued to bomb the forces incessantly and thus compelled the U.S. aircraft to take down the Syrian Jet. The mosque would have been a symbolic prize for Iraqi forces and the USA -led coalition in the fight for Iraq's second-largest city.
  • Nitish faces fresh calls to reconsider decision on Kovind

    Nitish faces fresh calls to reconsider decision on Kovind

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    RJD leader Lalu Yadav, after the meeting selecting Meira Kumar , told some reporters that he would return to Patna and try to persuade the chief minister to change his mind. The career of Kumar, who is soft-spoken, in the rough and tumble of politics began when she quit her cushy Indian Foreign Service (IFS) job and chose to fight the Lok Sabha polls in 1985, a year before her father's death.