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ICE Ordered To 'Redo' Asylum Parole In Detention Centre

An immigration detention centre in the United States has been ordered to "immediately" reform the parole process for people arriving in the country seeking asylum.

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Robert Mugabe's Resignation Letter In Full

Celebrations erupted at a special session of Zimbabwe's parliament as speaker Jacob Mudenda read out Robert Mugabe's resignation letter, which ended the veteran leader's 37-year reign over the country.

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All Eyes On Beirut As Saad Hariri Returns

Saad Hariri has returned to Beirut, more than two weeks after announcing his shock resignation as Lebanon's prime minister from Saudi Arabia.

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On Camera, Cop Shoots And Kills 2 Robbers While Holding Son In His Arms

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An off-duty military police officer was with his wife and infant son buying medicines at a pharmacy in Brazil when two men burst in wearing hoods and wielding guns. They intended to rob the pharmacy, says the cop. What happened next was captured on surveillance cameras.

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North Korean Troops Violated Armistice In Chasing Defector, Says UNC

SEOUL, Nov 22 -- The United Nations Command (UNC) announced Wednesday that North Korea clearly violated the 1953 Armistice Agreement twice last week, when its border security guards tried to hunt down a fellow soldier defecting to South Korea via Panmunjom.

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Lebanese President Vows Against Decisions That Incite Internal Strife

BEIRUT, Nov 22 -- Lebanon's President Michel Aoun stressed Tuesday that the country "will not bow to any opinion, advice, or decision that pushes it towards internal strife", China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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UN Calls For Calm In Zimbabwe Following Resignation Of Mugabe

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 22 -- UN leaders have called for calm and restraint in Zimbabwe following the resignation of President Robert Mugabe, who had ruled the country for 37 years since independence, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Iraqi PM To Declare Final Defeat Of IS After Clearing Iraq's Desert

Haider al Abadi

BAGHDAD, Nov 22 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday said that he will declare the final defeat of Islamic State (IS) group after the Iraqi security forces eliminate the extremist militants from the desert, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Uber CEO Says Company Failed To Disclose Massive Breach In 2016

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Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the data of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company’s new chief executive officer said on Tuesday.

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US Slaps New Sanctions On Chinese, North Korean Entities

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 -- The United States on Tuesday announced new sanctions targeting Chinese and North Korean entities and vessels suspected of aiding Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

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