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  • TSKARDU-Skardu, a scenic valley with blue water and high mountains, is located at an elevation of over 7,300 feet (2,225 meters) in Pakistan’s northern Gilgit-Baltistan region.The beauty of the valley is enhanced by its fresh spring water, delicious fruits, the blue water of the Indus River, ...

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  • T WASHINGTON : UN Security Council on Friday urged warring factions in Libya to de-escalate tensions and agree to a ceasefire, and condemned an attack on a migrant detention center near the country’s capital. This is the first statement passed by the Council since fighting erupted in April. It ...

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  • TYANGON - Myanmar has cut off Internet services in Rakhine state, said an official on Friday, as the fighting between the government troops and an ethnic Buddhist rebel group intensified over the past months. The Ministry of Transport and Communication directed all mobile service providers to ...

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  • TANKARA - US technology giant Apple has announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of older-generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units which contain a battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk. “The units were sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017 and can be identified ...

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  • TANKARA   -  A significant number of children under five years of age were injured by cosmetic products, according to a newly-published study. Nearly 65,000 children under the age of five went to hospitals due to cosmetic-related products injuries, found the Journal of Clinical ...

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  • T   KAMPALA :“We want all of us, around this family to be injected, because we are scared and want to get protection from Ebola.” Says Muhindo Mary. Muhindo is one of the 96 contacts to the confirmed Ebola cases in Kasese district that have been listed by the World Health ...

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  • T   MAIDUGURI  : At least 30 persons were killed and 42 injured in multiple explosions in troubled Nigeria’s northeastern Borneo State. Three suicide bombers, one male and two female, detonated explosives at a local tea shop and a Cinema centre of the small town of Konduga, said ...

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  • T LONDON  : The French government is to declare a “natural emergency” for areas badly effected by severe storm, which has devastated agricultural land and harvests in southeast of France. French Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume described the storm as a “catastrophe” ...

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  • T ANKARA : Turkey’s youth and sports minister reiterated the strategic importance of bilateral relations between Turkey and Azerbaijan at a reception Friday in the capital.“Azerbaijan’s happiness is our happiness and its sorrow is our sorrow,” said Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoglu, ...

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  • T ANKARA : Washington’s strong reaction against Turkey over its decision to purchase Russia’s S-400 missile defence system may reinforce disputes within the NATO alliance, according to an analyst. The tensions between Turkey and the US will result in greater Turkish military cooperation ...

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  • TANKARA-Turkey on Friday voiced support for mediation talks between Venezuela’s Maduro government and the country’s opposition.“Turkey welcomes the talks held in Oslo between the Maduro Government and Venezuelan opposition with the mediation of the Norwegian Government,” Hami ...

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  • TWASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump’s approval rating has hit its highest level in two years, according to figures released Friday by the Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll. The data, cited by The Hill news website, suggests that 48% of registered voters approve of the job Trump is doing while 52% ...

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  • T JERUSALEM - Israeli warplanes struck Syrian military targets after rocket fire from Syria, according to the military early Sunday. In a statement, the army attacked Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries after two rockets were fired from Syria at Israel-occupied Golan ...

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  • TJERUSALEM - Hundreds of Jewish settlers forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint the Al-Aqsa mosque on Sunday, in a rare tour in the final days of the fasting month of Ramadan, a Palestinian official said. “Some 1,179 Jewish extremists stormed the compound since morning,” Omar ...

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  • TJOHANNESBURG-A Turkish company launched its advanced non-lethal electroshock weapon in the South African market in the hope of equipping people with an alternative form of protection.“The Wattozz electroshock weapon marks a new dawn of personal security in this beautiful country for ordinary ...

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  • TANKARA - Turkey and Cuba agreed to establish a study group to work on various vaccines, including for cancer, and medical drugs, the Turkish Health Ministry said.Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca met his Cuban counterpart Angel Portal Miranda last week at an international health conference in ...

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  • TBELGRADE -Serbia has taken delivery of the pipes it will use to construct its section of the TurkStream pipeline to carry Russian natural gas to Europe, the country’s energy minister said.Roughly 7,000 tons of pipes arrived Monday with some 50,000 tons more are expected to be delivered by ...

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  • TTOKYO-Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday that his country will make full use of the technology made available by Huawei in spite of the U.S. ban on the Chinese tech giant. When asked about whether Malaysia will follow some countries to shun the Chinese company at the 25th ...

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  • T MOSCOW : Afghanistan is “closer to peace”, a deputy of the country’s High Peace Council said on Wednesday.Haji Deen Mohammad, who is also an aide for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, voiced cautious optimism as the second day of the intra-Afghan talks starts in Moscow via the body ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -Four young Pakistani students secured places at the world’s largest pre-college science fair, Intel ISEF, held in the US last week. Pakistan was represented by six students at the world’s largest fair of its kind, including three from Pak-Turk Maarif International Schools, ...

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  • TNIGDE-Turkish scientists are conducting research on plants they collected in Antarctica during the third National Antarctic Science Expedition.“We collected samples of two plant species from eight locations in Antarctica,” Sedat Serce, a researcher in Nigde University, told Anadolu ...

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  • TISTANBUL- The US-based rocket and spacecraft company, SpaceX, has launched 60 Internet satellites.Satellites – named Starlink – launched on late Thursday and deployed into the low Earth orbit, the company said in a Twitter post. The satellites were launched with a two-stage rocket, ...

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  • TANKARA - Human DNA has been notated and visualized by a computer program at a university in Turkey’s capital. “We notated and visualized DNA in our project,” Elif Surer, a scientist at Middle East Technical University (METU), told Anadolu Agency in an interview. “We have ...

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  • TANKARA   -  A Chinese research and development team completed the prototype of a record-breaking high-speed train, local media reported on Thursday. The team unveiled the test model in the eastern city of Qingdao for a proposed magnetic-levitation (maglev) train that will run at ...

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  • T Khartoum : Sudan’s army rulers and protest leaders said more talks were planned for Monday on finalising the makeup of a new ruling body, after hours of negotiations through the night ended without agreement. Both sides have been at loggerheads over the new governing body that would rule ...

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  • TANKARA- Turkey is the world’s second largest beekeeping country after China, an official said, as the country marks World Bee Day on Monday. “Turkey is one of few self-sufficient countries in beekeeping,” Selcuk Solmaz, head of Ankara Beekeepers Association (ABA), said in an ...

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  • T   TEHRAN : Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami on Wednesday vowed that Iran would “defeat the US-Zionist front based on its national will and its formidable military,” according to Iran’s Mehr news agency. “The Islamic Republic is now at peak military preparedness ...

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  • TWASHINGTON - The 2019 Satellite conference has kicked off on yesterday with more than 15,000 attendees expected to join the four-day gathering of industry leaders.  Turkish firms, including Turksat, Tusas, Aselsan and Profen, are among the 340 exhibitors who will be showing off their latest ...

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  • T JERUSALEM : Israeli forces rounded up 18 Palestinians in overnight raids carried out across the occupied West Bank, according to a Palestinian NGO on Monday. In a statement, the Palestinian Prisoners Society said 11 people were arrested in Israeli raids in the cities of Nablus and Jenin. Five more ...

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  • TRAMALLAH  -    The Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority (PA) on Monday reiterated its refusal to accept deducted tax revenues collected by Israel on its behalf.  Hussein Al-Sheikh, head of the PA-affiliated General Authority of Civil Affairs said on Twitter that he had a ...

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