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Palestinian Gunman Killed In Israeli Raid In West Bank

Pic: Reuters (A member of Israeli armed forces is seen during a raid in the West Bank city of Jenin, January 18, 2018.)

RAMALLAH, West Bank - At least one Palestinian gunman was killed in a raid by Israeli armed forces on the town of Jenin in the occupied West Bank late on Wednesday, Palestinian health officials and local residents said.

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Cambodian PM Says Election Will Be Held On Schedule

 Hun Sen.

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen reiterated on Thursday that the national election will be held on schedule on July 29 and its result does not need international recognition, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Pope Francis Holds Mass Promoting Struggle Of Mapuche Peoples

SANTIAGO -- Pope Francis has conducted mass in the Mapuche territory of Temuco in Araucania, Chile, greeting Mapuche and other indigenous peoples, and praying for them in both Spanish and Mapudungun, the Mapuche language.

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Laos To Submit 'Plain Of Jars' Application For World Heritage Status

VIENTIANE -- Laotian Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, held a national meeting in the capital city on Wednesday to discuss the ‘Plain of Jars’ world heritage management master plan and related documents needed for the nomination of the megalithic archaeological landscape for the UNESCO world heritage status.

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Subsidies For New Energy Cars Expected To Be Cut Again In China

BEIJING -- Subsidies for new energy cars will be cut further this year before being phased out in China altogether by the end of 2020, China's news agency Xinhua reported.

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‘Very possible’ that N. Korea crisis can’t be resolved peacefully – Trump

It's “very possible” the standoff with North Korea might not be resolved peacefully, Donald Trump has said in an exclusive interview with Reuters, and he's not sure if the inter-Korean dialogue will lead to “anything meaningful.”

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Exercise? I Get More Than People Think, Trump Says

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: Do not expect U.S. President Donald Trump to hit the gym, despite his doctor’s orders.

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Trump-Russia Collusion: Steve Bannon Testifies

Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed by the special prosecutor investigating Donald Trump's Russia campaign link.

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Saudi To Inject $2bn In Yemen To Halt Currency Collapse

Saudi Arabia has said it will inject $2bn in Yemen's central bank to shore up the war-torn country's depreciating currency, according to Saudi state media.

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