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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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Archbishop Philip to step down after sex abuse cover-up

Archbishop Philip to step down after sex abuse cover-up

23 May 2018 | 7:09 PM

Sydney, May 23 (UNI) A Catholic archbishop in Australia convicted of concealing child sexual abuse will step down from his position, say the BBC News report on Wednesday.

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Santa Fe school shooting: Hundreds at Sabika funeral

23 May 2018 | 6:05 PM

Karachi, May 23 (UNI) The funeral of a Pakistani student killed in last week's Texas school shooting has taken place in Karachi, according to a BBC News report on Wednesday.

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Abortion is legal in Italy — so why are women being refused?

Abortion is legal in Italy — so why are women being refused?

23 May 2018 | 6:03 PM

Rome, May 23 (UNI) Women’s abortion rights in Italy are the worst they have been since the 1970s as a civil war rages on the issue, campaigners claim according to an Euronews report.

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Xi calls for enhanced security cooperation among SCO members

Xi calls for enhanced security cooperation among SCO members

23 May 2018 | 5:54 PM

Beijing, May 23 (UNI) The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), with the entry of India and Pakistan into the grouping, has gained more potential for security cooperation, Chinese President Xi Jinping has said.

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Belarus says same-sex relationships are 'fake'

23 May 2018 | 4:28 PM

Minsk, May 23 (UNI) The Belarusian government has called same-sex relationships "fake" after blasting the UK embassy in Minsk for displaying a rainbow flag on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT).

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