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    Pakistan says kills 100 ‘terrorists’ after suicide shrine attack

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50am on February 18, 2017

    Pakistani security forces killed dozens of suspected militants on Friday, a day after Islamic State claimed a suicide bombing that killed more than 80 worshippers at a Sufi shrine, the biggest in a spate of attacks this week across the country...

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    US top court to set guidelines for Trump

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:33am on February 18, 2017

    The US Supreme Court will decide three cases in coming months that could help or hinder president Donald Trump’s efforts to ramp up border security and accelerate deportations of those in the country illegally...

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    UN special rapporteur on Myanmar to visit Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:34am on February 18, 2017

    The United Nations special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, will undertake a visit to Bangladesh on February 20-23 to see situations on the ground on Rohingya issue...

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    39 suspects killed in Pak crackdown on militants

    Associated Press . Sehwan | Updated at 12:29am on February 18, 2017

    Pakistani forces killed and arrested dozens of suspects in sweeping raids as the death toll from a massive suicide bombing by the Islamic State group that targeted a famed Sufi shrine the day before rose to 88 on Friday...

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    Pakistan detains dozens after 75 killed at Shia shrine 

    Associated Press | Updated at 02:17pm on February 17, 2017

    Pakistani security forces have arrested dozens of suspects in sweeping raids a day after a massive bombing claimed by the Islamic State group...

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    UN wants to negotiate with US, Canada to resettle Rohingya refugees

    Reuters | Updated at 12:29pm on February 17, 2017

    The United Nations’ refugee agency has asked Bangladesh to allow it to negotiate with the United States, Canada and some European countries to...

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    Trump launches stinging attack on media

    BBC | Updated at 11:48am on February 17, 2017

    US president Donald Trump has launched a ferocious attack on the media while defending his record during his first weeks in...

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    Amid controversy, Trump says campaign aides had no contact with Russia

    Reuters | Updated at 11:45am on February 17, 2017

    President Donald Trump dismissed media reports that his presidential campaign team had contacts with Russian intelligence officials, saying on Thursday that he...

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    Tony Blair calls for people to 'rise up' against Brexit

    BBC | Updated at 09:35am on February 17, 2017

    Tony Blair is to announce his ‘mission’ to persuade Britons' to ‘rise up’ and change their minds on Brexit...

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    Samsung chief Lee arrested as South Korean corruption probe deepens

    Reuters | Updated at 09:45am on February 17, 2017

    Samsung Group chief Jay Y Lee was arrested early on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal rocking the highest levels of power in South Korea, dealing a fresh blow to the world's biggest maker of smartphones and memory chips...