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Israeli troops kill Palestinian ‘brandishing knife’ in West Bank: Army

JERUSALEM Israeli forces said they shot and killed a Palestinian who was brandishing a knife near an Israeli settlement on Monday. The Palestinian Red Crescent ambulance service confirmed the death near Hebron in the occupied West Bank, but said it had no further details. “A Palestinian assailant approached an Israel …

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Two dead, 1 missing amid ‘dahi-handi’ celebrations in Maharashtra

MUMBAI At least two persons were killed, one is reported missing and more than 85 were injured in various incidents as Maharashtra witnessed ‘dahi-handi’ celebrations in Mumbai and others parts of the state on Monday. One youth died in ‘dahi-handi’ related incident in Sion, central Mumbai, while another drowned in Bhayander in Thane. One youth is …

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Amsterdam stabbing attack suspect said insults to Islam spurred him: Prosecutors

THE HAGUE A 19-year-old Afghan man suspected in last week’s stabbing of two American tourists at Amsterdam Central Station said Monday was motivated by insults to Islam, prosecutors said Monday. “The man is of the opinion that in the Netherlands ‘the Prophet Mohammad, the Koran, the Islam and Allah have …

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British MPs question financial aid to India

LONDON Some of Britain’s MPs from the ruling Conservative party on Monday questioned the UK government’s financial assistance programme for India, which will involve 52 million pounds for 2018-19 and 46 million pounds for 2019-20. A few weeks after the government’s Department for International Development (DfID) released its “India Profile” for the coming years in …

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