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The besieged area falls within a network of de-escalation zones - set up in Syria by Turkey, Russia, and Iran - in which acts of aggression are expressly forbidden. This is not the first time Jordan partakes in the talks as a direct neighbour of Syria and a main host of Syrian refugees, whose total number has exceeded 1.3 million, including more than 600 million refugees registered with UNHCR.
  • Prince Harry and fiancée Meghan Markle release engagement pictures

    Prince Harry and fiancée Meghan Markle release engagement pictures

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    For the second, more casual photo, Markle chose a white knit sweater. The pics also give us another chance to look at that gorgeous sparkler that Harry told press he designed himself, featuring two diamonds from Princess Diana's personal collection , and another from Botswana, where the lovebirds spent time together.
  • Nikki Haley Lays Down Law To UN On Anti-US Jerusalem Vote

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    India maintained a cautious silence, hours before the UN General Assembly convened to vote on the draft resolution regarding the status of the city of Jerusalem . Even staunch American allies, including the United Kingdom and France, have condemned the new American approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which, for five decades, has focused on a potential two-state solution with Jerusalem as a shared capital.
  • Iranian prisoner Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'could be released in weeks'

    Iranian prisoner Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'could be released in weeks'

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    Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe was serving a five-year sentence on charges of planning to topple the Iranian government but was brought back to court to face... Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq said the news had given the family a "glimmer of light". She added: "Although we do not want to celebrate prematurely, it would be the flawless Christmas gift to see Nazanin released and back with her family where she belongs".
  • Cold front expected to arrive just in time for Christmas

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    At first, that wind will fuel our warmup. The temp maxes out between 15° and 25° under a mix of sun and clouds with a light north wind . We are dry and very cold for Tuesday through Thursday . There is a growing chance that we will have a white Christmas here in Western New York, despite the recent warmth and snow melt. That means a chance for some Brevard County residents to tease relatives in states like cold-blasted northern states like New Jersey or NY to strike up the ...
  • Richard Childress Thanks 'God, Second Amendment' After Thwarted Break

    Richard Childress Thanks 'God, Second Amendment' After Thwarted Break

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    Childress and his wife were upstairs around 10:30 p.m. when the intruders broke into their home, located in the township of Reedy Creek, N.C, according to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office. He shot at three intruders at his North Carolina home, authorities said Wednesday. The five-time championship-winning owner is offering $10,000 for information that leads to the men's arrests.
  • China's Didi raises massive funding to take on Uber

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    According to Reuters, the latest investment valued Didi at over $50 billion, and also equips it with the cash needed to aggressively pursue expansion opportunities overseas. With a big cash reserve, Didi is planning to increase its investments in AI technologies and talent and the funds will help bring in more diversified and innovative transportation services to more communities across the globe.
  • European Union court declares Uber a transport company not a digital service

    European Union court declares Uber a transport company not a digital service

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    That ruling , which can't be appealed, means that the company could face new licensing fees and also raises questions over whether the company could be obligated to provide employee benefits to drivers. Uber's licence expired on 30 September after it was told by TfL told it that it would not be renewed over concerns that the ride-hailing firm is not "fit and proper" to operate a private hire service in London, citing concerns with the "conduct and approach" of the firm.
  • North Korea vows to strike back over United States global cyberattack claims

    North Korea vows to strike back over United States global cyberattack claims

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    WannaCry infected some 300,000 computers in 150 countries in May, encrypting user files and demanding hundreds of dollars from their owners in exchange for the keys to get their files back. He also called on the private sector to advance accountability and information sharing in support of the US cyber defense efforts. Experts believe that North Korea has more than one ICBM launcher and possibly around 15 nuclear weapons.
  • HAL receives RFP for 83 LCAs from IAF

    HAL receives RFP for 83 LCAs from IAF

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    With no other firm competing for this contract, the Request for Proposal (RFP) issued by the Defence Ministry will nearly certainly translate into a tender for the supersonic fighter jet. But we can improve its various parameters and we are proud of Tejas. With the Navy already holding that the naval variant of the Tejas does not meet its requirements for aircraft carrier-borne fighters, the IAF too has expressed its reluctance to go in for Tejas Mark-II jets.
  • At least a dozen hurt as auto hits crowd in Melbourne

    At least a dozen hurt as auto hits crowd in Melbourne

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    The driver was apprehended by an off-duty police sergeant who held him until police arrived, sustaining injuries in the struggle. Australian police said there is no evidence of a terrorist link to a auto ramming attack Thursday in central Melbourne that left 19 people injured.