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Pakistan fury after India launches Kashmir strikes

Pakistan fury after India launches Kashmir strikes

Indian commandos carried out a series of lightning strikes Thursday along the de facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir, provoking furious charges of "naked aggression" from its nuclear-armed neighbour.

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UN envoy says Syria talks 'very difficult with bombs falling' Thousands of Israelis file past coffin of former president Peres Former Israeli prime minister Shimon Peres dies at 93 Drone halts traffic at Dubai airport IS bombings kill at least 17 in Baghdad Shortages worsen as fresh strikes hit Syria's Aleppo

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Pakistan fury after India launches Kashmir strikes World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate 17 soldiers killed in attack at Indian army base in Kashmir

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'Blood diamond' suspect dies in Belgian prison

A US-Belgian businessman accused of enslavement and diamond trafficking during Sierra Leone's civil war has died in a Brussels prison, officials said on Thursday. Former Israeli prime minister Shimon Peres dies at 93 Drone halts traffic at Dubai airport IS bombings kill at least 17 in Baghdad Gabon president Bongo sworn in after disputed poll Trump launches harsh new personal attack after debate

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Terrorist attacks in Brussels

More than 30 people were killed in twin attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday, triggering security ...

Total Eclipse of the Sun

People gazed at the sky in wonder and cheered while others knelt in prayer as a total eclipse of the sun unfolded over Indonesia on Wednesday, briefly ...

Police, protesters clash in Turkey over newspaper seizure

A leading Turkish newspaper opposed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and seized by authorities warned of the "darkest days" in the history of the pre ...

Kosovo MPs stage new tear gas protest in parliament

Opposition MPs in Kosovo disrupted the first parliamentary session of the year on Friday with what has become their commonplace method of protest -- r ...

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