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Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's chief Imran Khan | AP
Will file defamation suit against Imran Khan: Shehbaz Sharif

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's younger brother has said he will file a defamation suit worth Rs 26 billion against Imran Khan.

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Lee Jae-yong | AP
Samsung heir joins board, moving toward top leadership role 

The Lee family holds only a minority share in the company, but maintains control through a maze of cross-shareholdings.

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In this image made from video, tourists walk outside Dreamworld in the Gold Coast, Australia. | AP
Australia theme park defends safety standards after deaths

An Australian theme park defended its safety standards following the deaths of four people on a malfunctioning ride.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump | AP
Trump courts Indian-American voters with new ad ‘Ab ki baar Trump sarkar’

Trump also borrows a variation of a slogan Prime Minister Narendra Modi used during his campaign in India.

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Jihadists 'shave beards' as pressure builds on Mosul

The assault is backed by air and ground support from the US-led coalition -- which also includes Britain and France.

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Pakistan radio show confronts 'endemic' ogling of women

Everywhere she went in public spaces, she felt endlessly intimidated by the male gaze -- and found she was far from alone.

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Dr. Reynold Lopez, one of the few surgical oncologist on the Island and teacher at the University of Puerto Rico school of medicine. | AP
Patients left in limbo as more doctors flee Puerto Rico 

More than 20 percent of the island population is 60 years and older, and that percentage is expected to spike.

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Suspects arrested from Pakistan High Commission | ANI
Pak High Commission staffer detained for espionage, released later

NEW DELHI: A Pakistan High Commission staffer was today detained after he was found in possession of defence documents while two others were arrested…

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A worker speaks as he loads coal on a truck at a depot near a coal mine. (File photo | Reuters)
Adani plans to start construction of Australia mine project in 2017

Indian mining giant Adani said it plans to start construction of a 21.7 billion dollar Carmichael coal mine project in Australia.

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Asian Development Bank declines to fund Pakistan dam project

The Asian Development Bank declined to commit funds for a $14 billion dam project in Pakistan, authorities said.

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Donald Trump's vandalised star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (Photo | AP)
Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star vandalised

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's red star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame was smashed into pieces.

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Syrian and Russian warplanes regularly bomb Idlib, but air strikes have intensified in recent weeks. | AP
22 children killed in air raid on Syria school: UNICEF

Syrian and Russian warplanes regularly bomb Idlib, but air strikes have intensified in recent weeks.

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36 years after US jailbreak, fugitive arrested in Peru

Garcia-Godos was convicted on drug charges in the United States in 1979 and sentenced to 12 years in prison.

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Girl, 7, inserts coin into toy dispenser, gets pills instead

ROCHESTER, N.H. — A 7-year-old girl who inserted coins into a toy dispenser at a pizzeria received a plastic capsule filled with medications…

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Study: Asian immigrants to US giving birth at higher rates

HOENIX — Trish La Chica migrated from the Philippines to the United States six years ago in search of the American experience and a graduate…

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Relatives of Ukrainian prisoners of war hold their portraits at a rally outside the German embassy in Kiev, Ukraine. | (File Photo/AP)
Hackers: Emails show ties between Kremlin, Ukraine rebels

An AP check has also proven that at least some of the phone numbers and email addresses from the cache are genuine.

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People protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. | AP
Mass protest in Venezuela demanding end of 'dictatorship'

Tens of thousands of demonstrators shut down Caracas' main highway, and schools and shops were closed.

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speak during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis. | AP
US Presidential campaign on Twitter: A look at some memorable hashtags

Trump gets outsized attention for what he’s tweeting and retweeting on a near-daily basis but Clinton has a formidable digital media army.

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Rescuers stand by rubble in the village of Visso, central Italy, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 following an earthquake. | AP
A second powerful 5.4 aftershock rattles Italy after temblor

A pair of powerful aftershocks shook central Italy on Wednesday, knocking out power, closing a major highway.

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Jaffna University Arts Facultry students union prez sends back to Governor a letter written in Sinhalese only
Jaffna Varsity students send back governor’s letter written in Sinhalese

President of the Jaffna University returned a letter sent to him by the Northern Province Governor because it was written in Sinhalese, the language of the majority in community in Sri Lanka.

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UK fines Vodafone USD 4.6mn for breaching consumer rules

Britain's media regulator today said it had fined telecoms giant Vodafone USD 4.6 million.

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