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Ghani's office, in a brief announcement Monday, said, "Defense Minister Abdullah Habibi and Army Chief of State Qadam Shah Shahim stepped down with immediate effect" and the president has accepted their resignations. He said four soldiers in the base who had always been working for the Taliban led the attack in retaliation for killings of Taliban shadow governors in the Kunduz and Baghlan provinces.
  • United States and China Intensify Pressure on North Korea

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    North Korea had earlier shown signs it was working on a new ICBM. The US has already begun deploying THAAD missiles in South Korea. Chinese state television reported that in a telephone call Sunday with U.S. While Trump has dispatched what he called an "armada" of ships to the region, including an aircraft carrier, US officials have told The Associated Press that the administration doesn't intend to militarily respond to a North Korean nuclear or missile test.
  • Syria has retained up to 3 tons of chemical weapons

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    The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' Director General Ahmet Uzumcu said results of the analysis "indicate that sarin or a sarin like substance was used". The US used 59 Tomahawk missiles to destroy 24 warplanes in the attack, which is estimated to be 20 percent of Syria's fixed wing aircraft. The Syrian government has moved its aircraft from a base bombed by the USA two weeks ago to a Russian base in the coastal city of Latakia, ABC News reported.
  • Palestinian People Mark Palestinian Prisoners' Day

    Palestinian People Mark Palestinian Prisoners' Day

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    The United Nations on Tuesday said it was following closely a hunger strike by more than 1,000 Palestinians in Israeli prisons and urged restraint following clashes with the strikers' supporters in the West Bank. The reports said his offense was both the strike and the act of smuggling out of prison an Op-Ed essay, published Sunday by The New York Times. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, in a statement carried by official news agency WAFA, "called on the worldwide community to save the ...
  • PDP leader killed in Kashmir

    PDP leader killed in Kashmir

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    Before joining PDP on November 1, 2014, Dar has been associated with Congress party at various capacities. Official sources said that the gunmen opened fire upon the PDP district president Abdul Gani Dar at Pingleena village. This is second political killing in south Kashmir in a week. She said that the talks can not be initiated in the state amid stone-pelting and bullets.
  • Corbyn seeks bank holiday in UK for St Patrick's Day

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    Asked about a string of senior military figures who regard Trident as useless as a deterrent, Fallon said: "You will often find some military figures who will prefer to spend more money on conventional weapons than on nuclear. It is a deterrent because we have them. "The man is not suitable to become prime minister of this country". But a few more policies like this one and Corbyn could see a fair few more votes swinging back in Labour's direction.
  • Kashmir students, Indian forces clash as protests continue

    Kashmir students, Indian forces clash as protests continue

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    According to Kashmir Media Service, the students of SP Higher Secondary School assembled at the school premises and tried to march towards Maulana Azad road to register their protest against the brutalities of Indian forces on the student community in the occupied territory.
  • Seoul verifying N.K.'s detainment of USA citizen

    Seoul verifying N.K.'s detainment of USA citizen

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    The U.S. State Department said "protection of U.S. citizens is one of [its] highest priorities". The detention comes amid a buildup of tension on the Korean Peninsula, with a North Korean newspaper saying Sunday that Pyongyang was ready to sink a United States aircraft carrier conducting drills in the region.
  • Anti-Semitism on the rise in Massachusetts

    Anti-Semitism on the rise in Massachusetts

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    Josh Gottheimer (D-5th Dist.), who also attended the rally. The increase continued into the first three months of this year, with reports of 541 incidents compared to 291 in the same period the year before, according to the ADL data released Monday.
  • Russian FM: No proof for reports on persecution of gay men

    Russian FM: No proof for reports on persecution of gay men

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    Speaking alongside the European Union foreign policy chief, he accused Kiev of "avoiding direct dialogue with Donetsk and Lugansk, although it is written in black on white in the Minsk documents". "We are ready for a full-fledged resumption and active support of channels for cooperation with the European Union in various fields", the ministry's Information and Press Department said in a commentary ahead of Mogherini's visit.