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‘Afghan conflict may turn deadlier than Syria’s’

Sunday, September 16, 2018

The Afghan conflict could overtake Syria as the deadliest conflict in the world this year, analysts say, as vio­lence surges 17 years after the US-led invasion.

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US Defence Secretary Mattis could be ‘replaced’: NYT report

Sunday, September 16, 2018

The popular US defence secretary Jim Mattis could be out of a job after the mid-term elections as President Donald Trump is said to be unhappy with the man he calls “mad dog” reported The New York Times on Saturday.

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Pakistan willing to open Afghan land route for India: US envoy

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Pakistan approached Afghanistan earlier this year, indicating its willingness to discuss the resumption of trade between Afghanistan and India through the Pakistani land route, says a senior US diplomat.

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Starving Yemenis eat leaves to survive amid war: Report

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Many Yemeni families reportedly have nothing to eat but leaves as a humanitarian crisis caused by Saudi Arabia's deadly bombing campaign on the impoverished state reaches a critical stage.

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Palestinian teenager succumbs to wounds sustained in anti-Israel protests

Sunday, September 16, 2018

A Palestinian teenage boy has died more than a month after being shot by Israeli military forces during clashes between a group of Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip.

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Philippines typhoon death toll jumps to 49, says police

Sunday, September 16, 2018

The number of people killed by Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines jumped to 49 on Sunday, police said, as more landslide victims were discovered.

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