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Clinton policy on Syria would lead to World War III: Trump

DORAL, FLA. -UNS : U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Democrat Hillary Clinton’s plan for Syria would “lead to World War Three,” because of the potential for conflict with military forces from nuclear-armed Russia. In an interview focused largely on foreign …

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US warns citizens of ‘attack, kidnapping risk’ in Istanbul

ANKARA -UNS : The United States has warned its citizens of the potential risk of terror attack or attempted kidnapping of foreigners in Istanbul, which has been rocked by several bombings this year. The consulate in Istanbul said in a message late Saturday that extremist …

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Film actress accuses Trump of offering her $10,000

WASHINGTON (AFP) – An adult film actress on Saturday became the latest woman to accuse Donald Trump of unwanted sexual advances, saying the Republican presidential candidate offered her $10,000 to come to his hotel room alone. Jessica Drake is one of at least 11 women …

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US once again asks Pakistan to ‘do more’

WASHINGTON : The US once again called on Pakistan to do more to crack down on extremism. Briefing the newsmen in Washington on Friday, State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner said that United States want Pakistan to take actions to combat and delegitimize all terrorist …

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Sikh community protests against Modi outside UN headquarters in New York

NEW YORK : Sikh community on Thursday staged protest outside United Nations in New York against Indian atrocities and Prime Minister Nerendra Modi. According to details, the protesters were holding placards and banners with anti-Indian statements inscribed on them. They also chanted Khalistan Zindabad slogans. Some …

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White House trashes anti-Pakistan petition

The White House has stopped accepting signatures for a petition that sought to designate Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism, saying it has been archived as it did not meet the “signature requirements”. “Closed petition”, said the petition page. “This petition has been archived because …

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Declare India a terrorist state: Petition filed on White House website

WASHINGTON : An online White House petition seeking to designate India a terrorist state was created on September 26. The petition needing 1,00,000 signatures in 30 days to get a response from the White House has so far gained 4440 signatures. “It is imperative to …

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9/11 widow files lawsuit against Saudi Arabia

Stephanie DeSimone was two months pregnant when her husband, Navy Commodore Patrick Dunn, was killed at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Only two days after the Congress passed the law, DeSimone filed a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia claiming the Kingdom is partially responsible for …

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US urges restraint over Kashmir

WASHINGTON/ UNITED NATIONS: The White House on Thursday urged India and Pakistan to avoid escalation in their dispute over Kashmir. White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said reports from the region indicated the Indian and Pakistani militarises had been in communication with one another “and we …

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Pakistan’s history of nuclear weapons ‘entangled in tensions’, US says

US Defence Secretary Ashton carter has said that Pakistan’s history of nuclear weapons was “entangled in tensions”. He made the remarks while talking to airmen at the Minot Air Force Base while kicking off a visit to the US Departement of Defence’s nuclear deterrence enterprise. …

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