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Syrian President says military operations halted

AMMAN: The Syrian President, Mr Bashar al-Assad has told the UN Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon that military and police operations against pro-democracy protestors have stopped, but activists reported more bloodshed on Wednesday night. 

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Shark kills man in Seychelles

LONDON: The bride of a man killed by a shark on their honeymoon in the Seychelles paid tribute Wednesday night to her “brave, witty and intelligent” husband.

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US diplomat goes to school after ‘dirty Tamilian’ remark

WASHINGTON: The US diplomat in India who got into trouble over her controversial remark about how she “became dirty and dark, like a Tamilian” has joined a “cross-cultural communications and understanding class.”
“We consider the comments absolutely unacceptable.

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UFO seen at China airport

BEIJING: Air traffic at an airport in China was restricted for about an hour after an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) was spotted over it, media reports said Thursday.

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66 killed as wave of violence rolls across Iraq

KUT: Bomb blasts ripped through more than a dozen Iraqi cities Monday morning, killing 66 people, most of them in the southern city of Kut, in a wave of violence that shattered what had been a relatively peaceful holy month of Ramadan.

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India meddling in Balochistan: Pak daily

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani newspaper Monday accused India of covertly helping Baloch nationalists and urged the government to carry out a diplomatic campaign against New Delhi.

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Mubarak’s trial adjourned till Sept 5

CAIRO: The historic trial of Egypt’s fallen president, Hosni Mubarak was Monday adjourned till September 5 after the ailing former strongman returned to court wheeled on a stretcher to answer charges of ordering the killing of over 800 anti-regime protestors, as his followers and opponents scuffled in the streets outside.

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