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Father and son linked to murders of Muslims in New Mexico

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An officer from the Albuquerque Police Department wears a rose next to his gun magazines during a unity event against anti-Shia hate following the murders of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S., August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Adria Malcolm Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 15......

Suspect in killing of four Muslim men arrested in New Mexico

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TAOS, N.M., Aug 9 (Reuters) – Police in New Mexico on Tuesday arrested a man they called their prime suspect in the fatal shootings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque since November, a series of ambush killings that have shaken the Islamic community in the state’s largest city. Police credited......

Flash floods kill 550 in Pakistan in heaviest rains in decades

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Flash floods caused by abnormally heavy monsoon rains killed at least 549 people in Pakistan over the past month, with remote communities in the impoverished southwestern province of Balochistan among the hardest hit, a government agency said. Government agencies and the army have set up......

Toyota unit falsified emissions data from at least 2003, probe finds

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Hino Motors Ltd displays its new Hybrid Profia, a diesel-hybrid version of its large commercial truck model at its R&D Centre at Hino in Tokyo, Japan July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Naomi Tajitsu/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Committee publishes report on false data scandal at Hino......

Ayman al-Zawahiri: from Cairo physician to al Qaeda leader

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Joined Muslim Brotherhood as a teenager From a respected Cairo family Took over al Qaeda after death of bin Laden Wielded influence as ideologue, strategist Lacked bin Laden’s charisma DUBAI, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Ayman al-Zawahiri succeeded Osama bin Laden as al Qaeda leader after years as its main organiser......

Al Qaeda leader Zawahiri killed in CIA drone strike in Afghanistan, U.S. officials say

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Osama bin Laden sits with his adviser Ayman al-Zawahiri, an Egyptian linked to the al Qaeda network, during an interview with Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir (not pictured) in an image supplied by Dawn newspaper November 10, 2001. Hamid Mir/Editor/Ausaf Newspaper for Daily Dawn/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE......

One dead in clashes between Taliban, Iran border forces, Afghan police official says

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KABUL, July 31(Reuters) – Clashes between Taliban forces and Iran border guards on Sunday have left at least one dead on the Afghanistan side, an Afghan police official said. “We have one killed and one wounded; the cause of the clash is not clear yet,” the police spokesman of the......

Technical problem forces IndiGo plane to land in Karachi

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A logo of IndiGo Airlines is pictured on passenger aircraft on the tarmac in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, July 17 (Reuters) – India’s biggest airline, IndiGo, said on Sunday it had diverted a......

The big default? The dozen countries in the danger zone

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LONDON, July 15 (Reuters) – Traditional debt crisis signs of crashing currencies, 1,000 basis point bond spreads and burned FX reserves point to a record number of developing nations now in trouble. Lebanon, Sri Lanka, Russia, Suriname and Zambia are already in default, Belarus is on the brink and at......

Taliban’s large gathering ends with calls for international recognition

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The Taliban flag is seen in a marketplace in Kabul, Afghanistan, May 10, 2022. REUTERS/Ali Khara/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KABUL, July 2 (Reuters) – A Taliban-run gathering of thousands of male religious and ethnic leaders ended on Saturday by asking foreign governments to......

U.S. accuses five firms in China of supporting Russia’s military

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Smoke rises over the remains of a building destroyed by a military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Lysychansk, Luhansk region, Ukraine June 17, 2022. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – The Biden administration said on Tuesday......

Commonwealth ends summit with call for action on climate change, trade

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KIGALI, June 25 (Reuters) – The newly-expanded Commonwealth made broad commitments on Saturday to address climate change and boost trade, concluding a summit aimed at shoring up the relevance of a group that evolved from the British empire. The club, whose 56 members range from India to the tiny Pacific......

Taliban appeal for more aid after deadly Afghanistan earthquake

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KABUL, June 25 (Reuters) – Vital medical supplies reached hospitals on Saturday in the remote area of Afghanistan hit by an earthquake that killed more than 1,000 people this week, as the country’s Taliban government appealed for more international aid. Authorities have called off the search for survivors in the......

Prince Charles expresses sorrow over slavery in Commonwealth speech

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Commonwealth leaders gather for Kigali summit Charles alludes to colonialism, slavery in speech Says: ‘This is a conversation whose time has come” Rwanda’s Kagame speaks of “reimagining” Commonwealth KIGALI, June 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles expressed deep sorrow over slavery in a speech to Commonwealth leaders in Rwanda on......

Afghan quake kills at least 920; toll expected to rise

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KABUL, June 22 (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 killed 920 people in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, disaster management officials said, with more than 600 injured and the toll expected to grow as information trickles in from remote mountain villages. Photographs on Afghan media showed houses reduced to rubble,......

In hottest city on Earth, mothers bear brunt of climate change

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Jacobabad in Pakistan hits 51 Celsius (124 Fahrenheit) Women especially vulnerable to extreme heat – studies Pregnant women at even higher risk, scientists warn WIDER IMAGE photo essay: JACOBABAD, Pakistan, June 14 (Reuters) – Heavily pregnant Sonari toils under the burning sun in fields dotted with bright yellow melons in......

Nepal recovers bodies of all 22 victims of plane crash, voice recorder found

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KATHMANDU, May 31 (Reuters) – Nepali search and rescue teams on Tuesday recovered the body of the last of 22 people aboard a small plane that crashed in the Himalayas two days earlier and also found the flight’s voice recorder. Two Germans, four Indians and 16 Nepalis were on the......

Ousted Pakistani PM Khan issues ultimatum after disbanding violent protest march

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ISLAMABAD, May 26 (Reuters) – Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Imran Khan disbanded a protest march by supporters on Thursday after clashes with police outside parliament, but threatened that they would return unless an election was called within six days. Khan had rallied thousands of supporters to Islamabad, with plans to......

Taliban order Afghan women to cover faces again

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Taliban threaten punishments for closest male relative Face cover order is part of growing restrictions on women Rights advocates unhappy at new rules KABUL, May 7 (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s Taliban government ordered women on Saturday to cover their faces in public, a return to a signature policy of their past......

Explainer: Will Russia use nuclear weapons?

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May 6 (Reuters) – At the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin obliquely raised the possibility of a nuclear strike against anyone who intervened in the conflict. Below are some of the key issues surrounding the possibility – viewed as remote by many analysts and Western......

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