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Iraqi special forces evacuate villages close to Mosul

The line of cars flying white flags kept on coming Tuesday as Iraqi forces began to evacuate residents.

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First American killed in Mosul assault was in navy

The first American killed during Iraq's offensive to retake Mosul was a member of the navy hit by a bomb blast.

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Trump hits hard at 'Obamacare' after gloomy report

Donald Trump declared that "Obamacare is just blowing up," hoping for powerful late-campaign ammunition against Hillary Clinton.

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Iraqi forces battle IS in western town, far from Mosul

The assault in Rutba, hundreds of miles (kilometers) to the south of Mosul in the western Anbar province.

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Britain's May defies critics to back new $22 billion Heathrow runway

Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, defeated a proposal from smaller rival Gatwick to secure the first new full-length runway.

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Six to be tried in France over topless Kate photos

 Six reporters, photographers and media chiefs are to be tried in France for invasion of privacy over topless photos of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge published in 2012.

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Govt says WB ranking not considered 12 key reforms

The government regretted that the report did not take into consideration 12 key reforms undertaken by it.

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India ranks 130th in ease of doing business index

India continues to rank low at 130th position in terms of ease of doing business, with the country seeing little or no improvement in dealing with construction permits.

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India business climate improved but needs transformative reforms:WB

India has witnessed "fast-paced" reforms in past two years with the government encouraging digitisation: World Bank.

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U.S. judge approves $14.7 billion settlement over VW diesel vehicles

The action by U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco marked the latest development in a scandal.

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US President Barack Obama
Obama to head to Greece, Germany, Peru in mid-November: White House

US President Barack Obama will head to Greece, Germany and Peru.

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Vijaya Mallya possing a photographs at the press conference in Bangalore on Tuesday./Express photo by VINOD KARIMATT.
Nobody knows what happened to $40 mn Mallya got from Diageo, says SC

SC pulled up liquor baron Vijaya Mallya for not making complete disclosure of his overseas properties and directed him to share details of assets in India.

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Rights group: torture reports after failed coup in Turkey

The New York-based group said it was able to gather evidence of abuse.

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Total shut down in Sri Lanka Northern Province in protest aganist killing of 2 students by police
Wigneswaran appeals for calm as North Sri Lanka observes total hartal over killing of students by police

The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Tamil-speaking Northern Province, C.V.Wigneswaran, has appealed to the people of the province, especially the…

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Migrants, carrying their luggage, walk past a Calais city limit sign as they head towards a meeting point set by French authorities as part of the full evacuation of the Calais 'Jungle' camp | AFP
Calais 'Jungle' empties as demolition crews move in

At least 800 youngsters are being provisionally housed in shipping containers in a part of the Jungle where families had been living.

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NATO flies first AWACS surveillance mission backing anti-IS coalition

NATO leaders agreed in July to commit the AWACS planes after Washington had pressed hard for the alliance to make a concrete gesture to help the fight against IS.

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Trincomalee oil tank farm
Despite Indian foreign secretary’s Visit LIOC-GOSL differences over Trincomalee oil tanks persist

The end of the war in 2009 did not being any relief as relations between India and the Mahinda Rajapaksa government deteriorated over the Tamil issue.

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Austria 'horror clown' attacks leave several injured

The so-called creepy clown trend has spread to Austria where several people have been injured in attacks by masked assailants in the lead-up to Halloween.

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Pakistani volunteers rush an injured person to a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 | AP
Quetta terror attack: Poor security, mud wall blamed for blasts at Pakistan academy

Despite percieved security threats, the boundary wall of the center was made up of mud, officials said.

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Indonesian armed military patrol the area near cafe after a series of blasts hit Jakarta. |AFP
Indonesian IS militant jailed over Jakarta attack

The attack saw dramatic scenes as a suicide bomber blew himself up in a Starbucks and security forces battled gun-toting militants.

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Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevleut Cavusoglu talks to the media during a joint news conference with his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault in Ankara, Turkey | AP
Turkey may launch ground operation in Iraq if threatened

Ankara said it had already hit Islamic State group positions with its artillery at the Bashiqa camp in northern Iraq.

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