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No one immediately claimed the attack. The victims, all of them civilians, were marking the passing of former regional governor. A bombing has targeted the funeral of a local official in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 17 people. On December 18 militants from the group stormed an intelligence training compound in Kabul, triggering an intense gunfight with police, two of whom were wounded.
  • Move from 'Positive India' to 'Progressive India,' says PM Modi

    Move from 'Positive India' to 'Progressive India,' says PM Modi

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    Their vote, he said, will become the "foundation of a new India". Highlighting the importance of voting, Prime Minister Modi said it is the biggest power granted by a democracy, as voters have the leverage to transform the nation. "We welcome those born in the 21st century to the democratic system as they will become eligible voters". In the previous edition of " Mann ki Baat " on November 26, Prime Minister Modi saluted the martyrs of the 26/11 attack.
  • Meghan Markle Could Have Joined Daniel Craig in the New Bond Movie

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    But if that wasn't scary enough for the American actress, she had the eyes of the world on her as she curtsied for the Queen outside St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham. She always did", Grant tweeted. Of course - that meant she had time to practice the curtsy. "So, no, look, she's done an absolutely incredible job, she's getting in there, and it's the family that I suppose she's never had".
  • Sam Darnold: NFL decision will come after I 'look at everything'

    Sam Darnold: NFL decision will come after I 'look at everything'

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    The Buckeyes don't have to eliminate plays like this, they just have to limit them. What could happen if you come back? "You can't be a great quarterback if you're on your back all the time", Ohio State defensive end Jalyn Holmes said. I don't think he needs to make a knee jerk decision based on this one game alone, but based on the entirety of this season, I think Darnold could very well be a starter day one in the National Football League and even though he may struggle with turnovers, I ...
  • Russian Tankers Transferred Oil To North Korean Ships, Violating Sanctions

    Russian Tankers Transferred Oil To North Korean Ships, Violating Sanctions

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    Russia's statement comes after on Friday Reuters reported three cases when Russian tankers supplied petrochemicals to Pyongyang while transferring cargos at sea, citing two anonymous senior Western European security sources . The US State Department called for Russian Federation and other United Nations member states to work "more closely to shut down UN-prohibited activities, including ship-to-ship transfers of refined petroleum and the transport of coal from North Korea".
  • Judge rejects Moore's attempt to finalize vote

    Judge rejects Moore's attempt to finalize vote

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    Jones's campaign had also spoken out against Moore's allegations, calling the complaint a " desperate attempt" to "subvert the will of the people". "I am looking forward to going to work for the people of Alabama in the new year", Jones, the first Democrat sent to the Senate from Alabama in a quarter-century, said in a statement shortly after the certification.
  • Solo climbers can no longer scale Nepal mountains

    Solo climbers can no longer scale Nepal mountains

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    Under the new rules, individual abled climbers will need to be accompanied by a mountain guide (Sherpa) and high-altitude workers who accompany such expeditions to the summit. "Besides, we have also adopted a strict provision to check the medical certificate of the climbers to determine whether they are physically fit to climb the mountains", said Neupane.
  • Egypt security forces kill three suspected militants, arrest 10 others

    Egypt security forces kill three suspected militants, arrest 10 others

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    The ministry said he killed two people when he opened fire on a shop, before heading to the church where he shot dead seven people, including a policeman. "We stayed inside for 30 minutes before we were able to get out". "Muslims heard a rumour that church bells were to be installed atop the house where their Christian neighbours assembled for prayer", he said.
  • Militants attack CRPF camp in J&K, three troopers injured

    Militants attack CRPF camp in J&K, three troopers injured

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    According to reports, the militants are holed up inside the camp. In the attack, at least 2 CRPF jawans are said to be injured. "Fidayeen managed to enter Lethpora camp at 0210 hours". The initial assessment showed that two CRPF personnel were injured during the intrusion. A gun-battle between the militants and security forces was underway when last reports came in.
  • 9 killed as gunman attacks church in Egypt

    9 killed as gunman attacks church in Egypt

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    The White House says Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi after the attack by a gunman in Helwan killed at least eight members of Egypt's long-suffering minority community as well as a police officer. Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed said that a policeman was also killed and five others were wounded. Video footage has also emerged appearing to show one gunman lying dead at the scene and another alleged attacker fleeing in a red auto.
  • Suspect detained after St. Petersburg supermarket blast

    Suspect detained after St. Petersburg supermarket blast

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    Russian officials described the bomb as a home-made device packed with lethal components that produced a blast equivalent to 200g (7oz) of TNT. The bombing at the Perekrestok branch injured 13 people. Russian law enforcement agencies stopped short of immediately describing the supermarket blast as a terror attack, but President Vladimir Putin called it one Thursday.