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U.S. Stops Issuing Visas In Turkey

The United States on Sunday indefinitely suspended handling all regular visa applications in Turkey, dramatically escalating a row after one of the mission’s Turkish staffers was arrested. The Ankara embassy said in a statement that until further notice none of its missions …

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North Korea Diplomacy Has Failed, Says Trump

United States President Donald Trump said on Saturday that diplomatic efforts with North Korea have consistently failed, adding that “only one thing will work.” Trump has engaged in an escalating war of words with North Korean strongman Kim Jong-Un, trading insults amid …

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Female journalist decapitated by her interviewee 

Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who vanished in August has been found to have been butchered by the Danish inventor she went to interview. Kim Danish police said Saturday divers had found the decapitated head and two legs and suspected she was killed, …

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Thousands Rally On Putin’s Birthday In Russia

Several thousand supporters of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny rallied across Russia on President Vladimir Putin’s birthday on Saturday, as police arrested more than 100 people. A thousand protesters turned up in rainy Moscow and 3,000 more people took to the …

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Nigerian Shot Dead In South Africa

A Nigerian has been shot dead in South Africa over an alleged 300 Rand (about N7,500) parking lot debt. The incident, which occurred in Johannesburg, followed an altercation over the said debt during which the suspect reportedly fetched a gun …

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Russia Strikes Kill 120 IS Fighters In Syria

Some 120 Islamic State fighters and 60 foreign mercenaries were killed in a series of Russian air strikes in Syria over the past 24 hours, the defence ministry in Moscow said on Saturday. “A command post of the terrorists and up …

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Spain Apologises To Injured Catalans

Spanish Guardia Civil guards drag a man outside a polling station in Sant Julia de Ramis on October 1, 2017. AFP A Spanish government official on Friday offered the first apology to Catalans injured by police during their outlawed independence vote, as …

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