Saturday, February 24, 2018
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LGBT Community Celebrates India Supreme Court Victory

A landmark verdict in India's Supreme Court today states that “sexual orientation is an essential attribute of privacy. Discrimination against an individual on the basis...
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India Outlaws “Triple Talaq” or Instant Divorce By Muslim Men

NPR reported: 'Muslim men in India will no longer be able to terminate their marriages in a matter of moments, after a split decision by...
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Three Dead, Many Injured: Typhoon Hato Hits Hong Kong, Macao, China

The Telegraph reported: 'Dozens of people were injured and at least three dead after a powerful typhoon barrelled into Hong Kong and the nearby city...
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Kushner Rebuffed in Cairo After US Cuts Aid to Egypt

The AP and the Times of Isreal reported: 'White House adviser Jared Kushner and visiting US officials have been snubbed by the Foreign Ministry in...
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Remains of US Sailors Found in Compartments Aboard USS John S. McCain

Channel NewsAsia reported: SINGAPORE: US Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift said divers have uncovered some remains in sealed compartments on board the USS John...

Spanish Police Fatally Shoot Barcelona Attack Fugitive

AFP reported: 'Spanish police on Monday shot dead Younes Abouyaaqoub, the suspected driver of a van that mowed down pedestrians in Barcelona, after a massive...
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India-China Ladakh Skirmish Possibly Linked to Doklam Standoff

India Today reported: The morning confrontation between soldiers of the Indian Army and Chinese People's Liberation Army near the Pangong Lake in Ladakh "appears to...
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Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo’s Widow Liu Xia Appears in Video

The New York Times reported: The widow of Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese winner of the Nobel Peace Prize who died of cancer while under police guard last month,...
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Lebanon Recaptures a Third of IS Stronghold of Ras Baalbek

BBC News reported: The Lebanese army has recaptured a third of a key region near its north-eastern border with Syria from so-called Islamic State, officials...
Spain: Locations of interest in the Barcelona attack. PC: BBC News

Spanish Government: Terror Cell Behind Barcelona Attack Dismantled

BBC News reported: The terror cell behind the attack in Barcelona that left 13 people dead has been dismantled, Spain's Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido...