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Italian Parliament deputy speaker meets LGBT delegation

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:04

Rome, May 15 (IANS/AKI) Deputy lower house of parliament speaker Maria Rosaria Carfagna was on Wednesday due to meet members of Italy's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex community in Rome, the parliament stated.

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Italy expels suspected Egyptian extremist

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:02

Rome, May 15 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities deported an alleged Egyptian extremist on national security grounds, the interior ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

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US diplomat involved in fatal accident leaves Pakistan

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 19:14

Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) A senior US diplomat who killed a motorcyclist in a road accident here last month was allowed by the Pakistani authorities to leave the country just days after officials prevented him from boarding a US military plane.

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Gaza death toll reaches 61, more protests expected (Third Lead)

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:54

Gaza, May 15 (IANS) The number of Palestinians killed by the Israeli forces rose to 61 on Tuesday, as more protesters succumbed to their injuries following mass demonstrations along the Gaza-Israel boundary on Monday against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

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Heavy rains, floods kill 7 in Afghanistan

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:24

Kabul, May 15 (IANS) Heavy rains and flooding have claimed seven lives and destroyed several houses in Afghanistan's northern Samangan and Baghlan provinces.

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China condemns Gaza deaths, urges Israeli restraint

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 15:04

Beijing, May 15 (IANS) China on Tuesday condemned the border violence in Gaza and urged all parties to exercise restraint after 58 Palestinians were killed a day earlier during demonstrations coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

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Gaza braces for violent protests after 58 killed

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:40

Jerusalem, May 15 (IANS) Fresh protests are expected at the Gaza border on Tuesday, a day after Israeli troops killed 58 Palestinians during demonstrations coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

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N.Korea dismantling nuclear test site: Satellite images

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:40

Seoul, May 15 (IANS) North Korea has started to dismantle its nuclear test site, which it had pledged to close down after the inter-Korean summit on April 27, according to media reports on Tuesday.

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Turkey recalls US, Israel envoys over embassy move

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:38

Ankara, May 15 (IANS) Turkey has recalled its ambassadors to the US and Israel to protest the Donald Trump administration's decision to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a media report said on Tuesday.

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