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Saudi Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing In Jeddah Due To Technical Problem

RIYADH -- Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV3818 from Madinah to the Bangladesh capital Dhaka was diverted to Jeddah after suffering a malfunction of the nose landing gear, Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.

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Spike In Opium Poppy Cultivation In Afghanistan In 2017 - UN Report

NEW YORK – In 2017, the cultivation  of opium poppy in Afghanistan rose sharply to a record high of 328,000 hectares from 201,000 hectares in 2016, Xinhua news agency reported on Monday, citing a United Nations (UN) report.

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Mexico Presidential Debate: 'US Needs Mexico As Well'

Mexico's relationship and politics towards the United States were the central topics in the country's second presidential debate.

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Syria Army Pushes ISIL Out Of South Damascus District: State TV

Syria's army has pushed the last ISIL fighters out of the al-Hajar al-Aswad district south of Damascus, Syrian state TV said on Monday.

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Malta: FBI May Testify In Daphne Caruana Galizia Murder Trial

A court in Malta has rejected a request that would have prevented FBI agents from testifying in pre-trial proceedings in the murder case of a prominent investigative journalist.

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Burundi Backs New Constitution Extending Presidential Term Limits

Voters in Burundi have backed constitutional amendments that coud potentially allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to stay in office until 2034 as well as boost his powers.

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Mike Pompeo Speech: What Are The 12 Demands Given To Iran?

The US secretary of state has set out 12 tough demands for inclusion in a new nuclear treaty with Iran.

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Italy: Five Star Movement, League Seek Approval For PM Pick

Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement and League political parties are meeting the country's president in hopes of getting backing for their pick of prime minister.

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British-Iranian Jailed In Tehran Faces New Charge: Family

A British-Iranian woman detained in Iran has appeared in court to face a new charge of "spreading propaganda" against the government, according to her husband.

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Adolf Hitler Definitely Died In WWII, New Research Says

A team of French researchers who recently examined Adolf Hitler's remains say the leader of the Nazi party definitely died in Berlin and not elsewhere, as has been rumored about for decades.

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