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US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syria's Kobani to help fight against ISIS

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US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syria's Kobani to help fight against ISIS

Washington: The US military said on Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.The airdrops...


Nepal avalanche: Rescue operations on trekking route to be concluded

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Nepal avalanche: Rescue operations on trekking route to be concluded

Katmandu: Nepal was wrapping up rescue operations in its northern mountains Monday, saying all the hikers believed to have been stranded on a trekking route by a series of deadly blizzards are now saf...

In US, fast-growing clinics are ill-equipped to detect Ebola

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In US, fast-growing clinics are ill-equipped to detect Ebola

The deadly virus' arrival in the US has put the spotlight on weak spots in American hospitals, but those facilities are not the only ones who have suddenly found themselves on the front lines against ...

Ebola battle top on the minds of EU ministers meeting at Luxembourg

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Ebola battle top on the minds of EU ministers meeting at Luxembourg

Luxembourg:European foreign ministers gatherin Luxembourg today to try and formalise a joint EU responseto combat the Ebola virus amid diplomatic warnings the crisishas reached a "tipping point&q...

'External forces' involved in protests, says Hong Kong leader

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'External forces' involved in protests, says Hong Kong leader

Hong Kong: Hong Kong's leader has claimed that "external forces" are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for more than thre...

South Korea warns North against 'reckless provocation'

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South Korea warns North against 'reckless provocation'

Seoul: South Korea warned North Korea today against further "reckless" provocations following a series of minor border skirmishes that have heightened military tensions ahead of planned high...

Pak troops targets forward posts in Jammu, violate ceasefire again

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Pak troops targets forward posts in Jammu, violate ceasefire again

Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers today resorted to small arms firing on forward Border Outposts (BoPs) along the international border in Jammu district."Pakistani Rang...