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ADEN: An Islamic State group militant rammed his explosives-laden car into an army recruiting center in Aden on Monday, killing 71 people in the deadliest jihadist attack on the Yemeni city in over a year. The army, supported by a Saudi-led coalition, is training young recruits to join its nationwide…

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NEW DELHI: Visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry began holding talks with India’s top leaders on Tuesday, after the world’s two largest democracies signed an agreement strengthening their defense ties. Kerry is set to meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders in New Delhi on ambitious…

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PARIS: Sixty percent of the groundwater in a river basin supporting more than 750 million people in Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh is not drinkable or usable for irrigation, researchers said on Monday (Tuesday in Manila). The biggest threat to groundwater in the Indo-Gangetic Basin, named after the Indus and…

OPEN THE BORDER A child holds a placard reading “Open the border” during a demonstration in support to refugees and migrants in front of Athens municipality building, in Athens, on Tuesday. Thousands of refugees and their supporter marched towards the Athens municipality building and the offices of the ruling Syriza party, after an attack last week on the housing squat for refugees and migrants. Protesters demanded better protection for the refugees and migrants. AFP PHOTO

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ROME: About 6,500 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya on Monday (Tuesday in Manila), the Italian coastguard said, in one of its busiest days of life-saving in recent years. Dramatic images of one operation showed about 700 migrants crammed onto a fishing boat, with some of them jumping…

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ISTANBUL: Turkey warned on Monday it would carry out more strikes on a US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria if it fails to retreat, as Washington said President Barack Obama will meet his Turkish counterpart over the weekend. Turkish forces pressed on with a two-pronged operation inside Syria against Islamic State…

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BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan: A van driven by a suicide bomber exploded after ramming through a gate at the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday, wounding three people, authorities said. “As a result of the explosion, only the suicide bomber terrorist died. Security guards were injured,” Kyrgyzstan’s Deputy Prime Minister Jenish Razakov…

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LOS ANGELES: Gene Wilder, who died on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) following a battle with Alzheimer’s, left behind a body of work that began 50 years ago and includes some of the greatest ever comedies. Here are 10 of his landmark roles: 1. “Death of a Salesman” (1966) – Alex…

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BRASÍLIA: Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rousseff faces judgement on Tuesday in a Senate vote expected to remove her from office despite her dramatic claim of being the victim of a coup. The country’s first female president confronted her accusers in a marathon session on Monday, telling the Senate that she…

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US 2016 ELECTIONS WASHINGTON, D.C.: White nationalist and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is urging voters in a robocall to vote for him for Senate and Donald Trump in the presidential election. “Unless massive immigration is stopped now, we’ll be outnumbered and out-voted in our own nation. It’s…

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