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Moscow, Islamabad to discuss Afghan peace process

Pakistan and Russia will hold high-level talks in Moscow this week on a negotiated political settlement in Afghanistan, an Islamabad-based newspaper reported on Monday.

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China to impose annual fishing ban in Yellow River from 2018: Xinhua

China will ban fishing in the Yellow River, or Huanghe, between April 1 and June 30 every year starting from 2018, state-owned media Xinhua reported on Monday, citing a statement from the Ministry of Agriculture.

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Turkey assails US over ties with Syrian Kurdish militia

Turkey’s foreign minister assailed the United States on Monday, claiming that American forces in Syria are intentionally stalling the fight against Islamic State militants as an excuse not to cut ties with Syrian Kurdish militiamen as Ankara has demanded.

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India gets access to strategic port in Oman for military use, to counter China in the Indian Ocean

India signed a key pact with Oman on Monday that allows her military vessels to use the strategically located Duqm port and dry dock.

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‘Olympic Destroyer’ malware targeted PyeongChang Games, firms say

Several U.S. cyber security firms said on Monday that they had uncovered a computer virus dubbed “Olympic Destroyer” that was likely used in an attack on Friday’s opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Games.

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Russian military test fires new upgraded air defense missile — media

The Russian military test fired an upgraded air defense missile at the firing range Sary-Shagan in Kazakhstan, Russian newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda reported on Monday.

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Oil prices rise 1% as stocks markets steady

Oil prices rose by 1 per cent on Monday, recovering at least some of last week’s steep losses as Asian stock markets found their footing after days of chaotic trading. Looming over oil markets, however, was rising production in the United States which is undermining efforts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russia to tighten markets and prop up prices.

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Iraq plans military operation to secure oil route to Iran

Iraqi forces are preparing an operation to consolidate control of an area near the Iran border to be used for the transit of Iraqi oil, two officials said on Monday, highlighting concern about mountainous terrain where two armed groups are active.

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Gaza Is A Constant Humanitarian Emergency’: UN Chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday described the Gaza Strip as a constant humanitarian emergency and said he was extremely concerned about the financial cuts made to UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.

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Donald Trump accuses Democrats of ‘treason’ for not clapping economic gains during State of the Union

President Donald Trump accused Democrats of treason on Monday, accusing them of “un-American” behaviour for failing to applaud economic gains during his State of the Union address.

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South Korea says North stole cryptocurrency worth billions of won last year

South Korea said on Monday that North Korea last year stole cryptocurrency from the South worth billions of won and that it was still trying to hack into its exchanges.

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Court hands Vietnam oil official another life sentence for corruption

A high-profile former Vietnamese oil executive was sentenced to life in jail for embezzlement on Monday, two weeks after was also imprisoned for life on similar charges in a separate case, state media reported.

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Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to stand trial in Brussels

The last surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, has left prison in France to stand trial in Brussels on Monday over a shootout that led to his capture, a source close to the investigation said.

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Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to stand trial in Brussels

The last surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, has left prison in France to stand trial in Brussels on Monday over a shootout that led to his capture, a source close to the investigation said.

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Turkish airstrikes kill 49 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq – army

Turkish warplanes struck 19 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq on Monday, killing 49 militants, Turkey’s armed forces said on Thursday.

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Turkish airstrikes kill 49 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq – army

Turkish warplanes struck 19 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq on Monday, killing 49 militants, Turkey’s armed forces said on Thursday.

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