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Dozens dead or injured in deadly attacks on Burkina military HQ, French embassy

Ouagadougou: Armed men attacked the French embassy in Burkina Faso and the country´s military headquarters on Friday before being repelled in a battle that left dozens dead or injured.  There was no immediate claim of responsibility. A government source said 16 attackers and defenders died, while other sources reached by …

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S Arabia, Turkey, China blocked US-led motion to put Pak on FATF watchlist

Islamabad: Saudi Arabia,  Turkey and China in a move to block a US-led attempt this week to place Pakistan on an international terror-financing watch list, top US daily WSJ reported Thursday. A US effort to reverse the decision on the motion was under way Wednesday at a meeting in Paris …

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Bid to place Pakistan on terror watchlist a political act: Ahsan Iqbal

Islamabad: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Monday stated that Pakistan is paying from its pockets to fight the war against terrorism, adding that  international community will not take  any measures that will impede the war against terrorism. The United States earlier this month put forward a motion to place Pakistan …

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Abbas rejects US peace plan after Jerusalem vote

Paris: Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said on Friday that he would “no longer accept” any peace plan proposed by the United States, dealing a pre-emptive blow to a new initiative expected by Washington next year. The comments in Paris came hours after 128 members of the United Nations voted to …

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Saudi-backed military alliance to help G5 Sahel fight: minister

Paris: A Saudi-backed Islamic military coalition will provide logistical, intelligence and training to a new West African counter-terrorism force that is struggling to get off the ground, Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said. The announcement by Adel al-Jubeir signals the involvement in the Sahel of a Muslim military alliance widely seen …

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