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Iran opposition unveils 'secret' Teheran nuclear site
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7. How an Iraqi friar saved ancient Christian manuscripts from Islamic State. 8. Two killed in blasts at Turkey party rally ahead of polls. 9. Singaporean, American missing in Yemen reach Oman, host of 'secret' US talks. 10. Huge blaze rips through The … No tags for this post.

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Benjamin Netanyahu poll challenger urges end to Israel isolation
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Tzipi Livni (left) and Isaac Herzog, heads of the centrist Zionist Union party, hold their party's platform for the March 17 election during a news conference in Tel Aviv Sunday. — PHOTO: REUTERS … No tags for this post.

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Paris shooting: Pope slams 'deviant forms of religion'
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Pope Francis delivering a speech during a baptizing ceremony in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican on Jan 11, 2015. Pope Francis on Monday slammed "deviant forms of religion" following deadly attacks by militants in France last week that left 17 people … No tags for this post.

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Egypt jails student over Facebook atheism page
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A photo from an online petition calling for the release of student Sherif Gaber in Egypt. An Egyptian court has sentenced a student to one year in jail for insulting Islam and promoting atheism on a Facebook page, his lawyer and judicial sources said … No tags for this post.

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Iran says Republican lawmakers' letter has sapped trust in US
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shakes hands on January 14, 2015 with US State Secretary John Kerry in Geneva. Another round of talks is due on Sunday in Switzerland. — PHOTO: AFP … No tags for this post.

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Kurds expel ISIS militants from Syria's Kobane
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A picture taken on Monday in Sanliufra shows a flag of YPG (People's Protection Units) flying in the Syrian town Kobane, following clashes between Kurdish forces and Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) groups. Kurdish fighters have expelled ISIS … No tags for this post.

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Mers kills 10 more in Saudi, health campaign broadened
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7. Two killed in blasts at Turkey party rally ahead of polls. 8. ISIS: All you need to know about the extremist group. 9. How an Iraqi friar saved ancient Christian manuscripts from Islamic State. 10. Singaporean, American missing in Yemen reach Oman … No tags for this post.

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says no Palestinian state if reelected
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Masks depicting Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Isaac Herzog, co-leader of the centre-left Zionist Union party, lie on the ground after an Election Race organised by a local gym at the Yarkon park in Tel Aviv on Monday. — PHOTO: … No tags for this post.

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ISIS holding 50 civilians after raid on Syria village: monitor
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The Hamidiyeh neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, where local committee fighters are defending the traditionally Christian district on the third day of intense battles with ISIS fighters on April 9, 2015. — PHOTO: AFP … No tags for this post.

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US blacklists German rapper featured in grisly ISIS videos
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WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States added German former rapper Denis Cuspert to its list of "terrorists" over his role as a fighter with the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS), the State Department said on Monday. The 39-year-old, who used to rap … No tags for this post.

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Egypt court confirms death sentence for Muslim Brotherhood leader and 11 others
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7. How an Iraqi friar saved ancient Christian manuscripts from Islamic State. 8. Two killed in blasts at Turkey party rally ahead of polls. 9. Singaporean, American missing in Yemen reach Oman, host of 'secret' US talks. 10. Huge blaze rips through The … No tags for this post.

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Egypt court jails Morsi for 20 years over protester deaths
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Ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi raising his hands in the air as his trial on charges of espionage is postponed indefinitely by an Egyptian court, in Cairo on March 9, 2015. An Egyptian court Tuesday sentenced Morsi to 20 years in prison for … No tags for this post.

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US shuts embassy in Saudi Arabia over security fears
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… saved ancient Christian manuscripts from Islamic State. 8. Two killed in blasts at Turkey party rally ahead of polls. 9. Singaporean, American missing in Yemen reach Oman, host of 'secret' US talks. 10. Huge blaze rips through The Torch skyscraper … No tags for this post.

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Afghanistan Taleban announce 'spring offensive' to start April 24
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A member of the Taliban insurgent and other people stand at the site during the execution of three men in Ghazni Province on April 18, 2015. The Afghan Taleban announced Wednesday they will launch their annual "spring offensive" from April 24, vowing … No tags for this post.

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Cybercrime ring steals up to $1.4 billion from banks around the world
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A multinational gang of cybercriminals has stolen as much as US$1 billion (S$1.4 billion) from as many as 100 financial institutions around the world in about two years, Russian computer security company Kaspersky Lab said on Saturday. — PHOTO: … No tags for this post.

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