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Father of dead Navy SEAL refused to meet Trump at ceremony

The elder Owens told the Herald he refused to meet with the president because the family had requested a private ceremony.

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Kansas, Missouri Governors condemn killing of Indian techie

Law enforcement here in Kansas will continue to thoroughly investigate this crime," the Kansas Governor Sam Brownback said.

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US urges Russia to 'immediately' observe Ukraine ceasefire

The US statement comes amid an upsurge of violence with Ukraine reporting on Saturday that 16 of its soldiers were wounded over the previous 24 hours.

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French gendarmes take positions to prevent clashes with youths in Aulnay-sous-Bois, north of Paris, France, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. AP
Almost 100 arrests after Hertha Berlin, Frankfurt fans clash

Six supporters were hospitalized. Police say only one fan is still in the hospital and in a "stable" condition.

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Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (File photo |AFP)
Jaitley blames 'alliance of subversion' for campus violence

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has blamed an "alliance of subversion" for university campus violence.

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Spokesman for the Syrian opposition Yahya Al-Aridi speaks to the media ahead of Syria peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan. AP
Syrian warplanes pound rebel-held area in central city

The Observatory and the al-Waer-based activist Bebars al-Talawy said the airstrikes killed three people.

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Security officers patrol the area near to the site where gunmen abducted German archaeologists professor Peter Breunig and his associate Johannes Behringer in Janjala Village, Nigeria. AP
Nigerian governor says 2 kidnapped Germans are freed

The Germans were collaborating with Nigeria's National Commission for Museum and Monuments to recover relics of the Nok culture.

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FILE - This combination of file photos shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, on May 10, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea, and Kim Jong Nam, right, exiled half brother of Kim Jong Un, in Narita, Japan, on May 4, 2001. | AP
Malaysia: Poisoning of Kim caused paralysis, quick death

Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother was so high that it killed him within 20 minutes and caused "very serious paralysis."

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Alok Madasani, who was injured in the attack in Kansas, United States
India demands strongest action from US after Kansas killing

The two men, who had been living in the US for the last few years, were targeted at a bar in Olathe, a suburb of Kansas City.

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Pakistan Army targeting civilians in an operation in Balochistan: BRP

All the injured people remained helpless and in desperate need of help in a mountainous area of Pasheni where there is no medical treatment.

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42 abducted Afghan civilians freed

The 42 men, who had been held in two terrorist prisons, are in good health and have been sent home to reunite with their families

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Paris Mayor responds to Trump

Trump made the remarks during a speech delivered on Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbour, Maryland.

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In this Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, file photo, Kyrgyzstan's opposition Ata-Meken party leader Omurbek Tekebayev, a former speaker of the Kyrgyzstan parliament, casts his ballot at a polling station in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. | AP
Protests erupt after Kyrgyzstan arrests opposition leader 

Supporters are holding demonstrations to protest the arrest, which occurred shortly after Tekebayev arrived in Bishkek airport early Sunday on a flight from Vienna.

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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. | AP
Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu calls first visit to Australia wonderful

Netanyahu and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull last week agreed to deepen business and travel links between the two countries.

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Prayers to determine salary of court employees in Pakistan occupied Kashmir

Five times daily prayers is one of the pillars in the faith of Islam and an obligatory religious duty for Muslims.

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Iran begins navy drill off Strait of Hormuz as US newly wary

Nearly a third of all oil traded by sea passes through the strait and it has been the scene of previous confrontations between the US and Iran.

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UK keen to facilitate masala bond plans

As many as 14 masala bonds are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) with a combined outstanding value of Rs 12,976 crore.

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New Orleans emergency personnel attend to injured parade watchers after a pickup truck plowed into a crowd and injured multiple people watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Police Chief Michael Harrison says one person in custody and that he is being investigated for driving while intoxicated.(Photo |AP)
Car plows into parade crowd in New Orleans; 28 hurt

One woman at the scene told The New Orleans Advocate that a silver truck whisked by her just feet away as she was walking through the intersection.

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Leaders of BRICS countries,Brazilian President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping, SA President Jacob Zuma | AP
BRICS Bank to finance technological innovation projects

The BRICS' share of the world economy shot up from 8.2 per cent in 2002 to 22.2 per cent in 2015.

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French President François Hollande. | AP
Hollande strikes back at Trump over Paris remarks

In response to unfavourable comments over Paris, French President Francois Hollande warned his American counterpart Donald Trump over showing "defiance towards an allied country

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US President Donald Trump (File | Reuters)
Trump says he won't attend White House Correspondent's Dinner

US President Donald Trump has said that he would not attend the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner, in a break from tradition.

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