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Mo Farah Seeking Third Successive World Double in London and Seventh World Title

0 Visits: 90 | Tuesday August 01, 2017 - 09:50:43
LONDON - Mo Farah will bring down the curtain on his championship career with a bid for yet another distance double in London but, despite his unmatchable palmares, the Briton still finds himself fighting for appreciation in some quarters.

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Handcuffed, Facedown and Shot, Yemeni Executed for Child Rape and Murder

0 Visits: 103 | Monday July 31, 2017 - 20:22:44
SANAA - A man convicted of raping and murdering a three-year-old girl was executed in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday in front of hundreds of onlookers, the first public execution there since 2009.

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Senior Kenyan Election Official Tortured, Murdered a Week Before Poll

0 Visits: 130 | Monday July 31, 2017 - 20:10:47
NAIROBI - A senior Kenyan election official was found murdered on Monday, three days after he went missing, poll officials said, as opposition leaders warned the killing could plunge next week's national vote into turmoil.

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Stranded Yemenis, Thousands of Others Stand to Lose 'Golden Ticket' to U.S.

0 Visits: 95 | Monday July 31, 2017 - 09:02:18
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - Yemen is urging the U.S. government to take in dozens of Yemenis who traveled to Malaysia in recent months expecting to immigrate to the United States, only to find themselves stranded by President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban.

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Fighting Between South Sudan Rival Rebel Groups Wounds Two

0 Visits: 145 | Monday July 31, 2017 - 08:54:32
NAIROBI - Fighting between two rebel groups broke out on Sunday in South Sudan's southern Equatoria region, a rebel official said, adding another dangerous dimension to an increasingly fragmented conflict that has spawned many armed factions.

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Saudi Arabia: Calls for Internationalization of Holy Sites 'a Declaration of War'

0 Visits: 119 | Monday July 31, 2017 - 08:48:31
DUBAI - Saudi Arabia's foreign minister called what he said was Qatar's demand for an internationalization of the Muslim hajj pilgrimage a declaration of war against the kingdom, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday, but Qatar said it never made such a call.

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Four Arab Countries Ready for Qatar Dialogue But With Conditions

0 Visits: 51 | Monday July 31, 2017 - 08:39:20
DUBAI - The four Arab countries that have cut ties with Qatar said on Sunday they were ready for talks to tackle the dispute if Doha showed willingness to deal with their demands.

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Kenya: Gunman, Police Officer Killed in Attack on Deputy President Ruto's Home

0 Visits: 122 | Sunday July 30, 2017 - 11:00:41
ELDORET, Kenya - A gunman and a police officer were killed in an attack on Deputy President William Ruto's residence in the western Kenyan town of Eldoret, a senior administrator said on Sunday, adding the security operation was over.

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Arab States Expected to Impose More Sanctions on Qatar: Newspaper

0 Visits: 185 | Sunday July 30, 2017 - 10:47:21
DUBAI - Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain are expected to discuss imposing new economic sanctions on Qatar when they meet in the Bahraini capital Manama on Sunday, the pan-Arab al-Hayat newspaper reported.

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Gunmen Attack Kenyan Deputy President's Residence as He Campaigns Ahead of Vote

0 Visits: 120 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 21:29:24
ELDORET, Kenya - Unidentified gunmen attacked Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto's residence on Saturday while he and his family were out, local television stations reported, 10 days before presidential and legislative elections.

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