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Special Afghan combat unit starts operation for TAPI project security

Bangladesh, Oct. 22 -- Lashkar Gah, Oct. 21 (Xinhua/UNB) -- A special combat unit of Afghan security forces has started operation to stabilize Afghanistan's war-ravaged provinces involving a major gas... Read More


Britain's population to reach almost 70 mln within decade: ONS

London, Oct. 22 -- - The population of Britain is expected to reach almost 70 million by 2028, driven up mainly by immigration, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said Monday. The population is... Read More


US may now keep some troops in Syria to guard oil fields

Kabul, Oct. 22 -- The U.S. may leave some forces in Syria to secure oil fields and make sure they don't fall into the hands of a resurgent Islamic State, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday, even... Read More


Fire at large garage prompts Philadelphia school evacuation

Philadelphia, Oct. 22 -- A raging fire destroyed a large car garage in West Philadelphia and led a nearby high school and day care to evacuate. There are no reports of any injuries and Philadelphia F... Read More


Mexicans debate whether government right to free capo's son

Mexico City, Oct. 22 -- Mexicans appear divided over whether the government did the right thing in releasing a drug kingpin's son whose supporters shot up the northern city of Culiacan. Some polls su... Read More


Judge asked to stop student suspension over note about rape

Portland, Oct. 22 -- A high school activist's comment about rape posted on a bathroom mirror represents constitutionally protected free speech - and punishing her would discourage young victims from c... Read More


Trump laments G-7 move from Doral after bipartisan pushback

Washington, Oct. 22 -- President Donald Trump lashed out Monday at critics who prompted him to move next year's Group of Seven summit from his private golf club in Florida, claiming he would have host... Read More


Water cut to migrant camp as Bosnian authorities feud

Bihac, Oct. 22 -- Local authorities in the Bosnian town of Bihac on Monday cut off a nearby migrant camp's water supply, to pressure the government into reducing the population of the overcrowded site... Read More


US public land workers getting assaulted, threatened on job

Billings, Oct. 22 -- Federal employees overseeing U.S. public lands were assaulted or threatened at least 360 times over a five-year period marked by heightened tensions with anti-government groups, a... Read More


Facebook ramps up election security efforts ahead of 2020

Bangladesh, Oct. 22 -- With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democra... Read More