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Bomb kills at least five soldiers in Northern Sinai

CAIRO, Feb 17 (Reuters) At least five soldiers were killed and two injured on Friday by a roadside bomb in Egypt's restive Northern Sinai where the government faces an Islamic State-led insurgency, medics and security sources said.
The explosive device went off when an armoured vehicle passed by killing and injuring the soldiers, the sources said.
The most populous Arab country is battling an insurgency that gained pace after its military overthrew President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's oldest Islamist movement, following mass protests against his rule in mid-2013.
The insurgency, mounted by Islamic State's Egyptian branch in the Sinai peninsula, has killed hundreds of soldiers and police and started to attack Western targets within the country.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the former military chief who led Mursi's ouster, describes Islamist militancy as an existential threat to Egypt, an ally of the United States. Islamic State controls large parts of Iraq and Syria and has a presence in Libya, which borders on Egypt.
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PM greets Amit Shah on his birthday, lauds

PM greets Amit Shah on his birthday, lauds "exemplary leadership"

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted BJP president Amit Shah on his birthday.

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22 Oct 2017 | 11:42 AM
Militant killed in encounter by security forces in north Kashmir

Militant killed in encounter by security forces in north Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 22 (UNI) A militant was killed in a fierce encounter by security forces in the frontier district of Kupwara in north Kashmir on Sunday morning, the official sources said.

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22 Oct 2017 | 10:44 AM
UN chief, US Prez commit to work together

UN chief, US Prez commit to work together

United Nations, Oct 22 (UNI) United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has met with United States President Donald Trump and discussed, among others, tensions in the Korean Peninsula and the fight against terrorism.

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22 Oct 2017 | 10:59 AM
Train service resumes in Kashmir

Train service resumes in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 22 (UNI) Train service today resumed in the Kashmir valley, after remaining suspended on Saturday for security reasons as the separatists had called for a general strike against the braid chopping incidents.

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22 Oct 2017 | 10:23 AM
Prominent OBC leader Alpesh Thakore all set to join Congress

Prominent OBC leader Alpesh Thakore all set to join Congress

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) In a development that could go a long way in helping Congress in the poll-bound Gujarat, prominent OBC leader Alpesh Thakore is all set to join the grand old party.

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22 Oct 2017 | 11:10 AM
UNSC strongly condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

UNSC strongly condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

United Nation, Oct 22 (UNI) Condemning “in the strongest terms” the terrorist attack that took place Friday in Egypt's El Wahat desert, the United Nations Security Council has underlined the need to bring the perpetrators and sponsors of such “reprehensible acts” to justice.

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22 Oct 2017 | 11:13 AM
NC finalises its candidates in all 32 districts

NC finalises its candidates in all 32 districts

Kathmandu, Oct 22 (UNI) The major ruling party, Nepali Congress (NC), has finalised its candidates for the House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections taking place in 32 districts on November 26.

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22 Oct 2017 | 11:28 AM
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