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Turkey to allow women army officers to wear hijab

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Turkey's army is lifting a historic ban on female officers wearing the Islamic headscarf in the officially secular country, the state-run Anadolu news agency said today.

French anti-graft police quiz Marine Le Pen's aides

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French anti-graft police on Wednesday questioned two aides to far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen over suspicions her party defrauded the European Parliament of about 340,000 euros ($360,000).

Int'l institutions must resolve conflicts to succeed: Guterres

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The inability of regional and international institutions to prevent and resolve conflicts is seriously undermining their credibility, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned.

Shooting scare at Houston hospital turns out to be hoax

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Panic gripped a hospital in the US state of Texas following a false alarm of gunfire, leading to evacuation of patients.

NASA telescope detects possible dark matter signals

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A signal detected from the neighboring Andromeda galaxy may indicate presence of the mysterious dark matter - the elusive substance that is believed to make up most of our universe - NASA said today.

Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east

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Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has urged US President Donald Trump to act to stop the war in eastern Ukraine that he blamed on “irresponsible actions” by Kiev and the West.

Clashes over death of Shiite in Bahrain police raid

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Bahrain police clashed with demonstrators following the death of a young man who attempted to escape arrest, witnesses said today, days after 20 people were detained across Shiite villages.

Islamic court legalises 'test tube babies' in Pakistan

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Pakistans top Shariat court has validated the option of using test tube baby method for conceiving for the married couples having some medical complications.

Amnesty International criticises India's sedition law

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Amnesty International on Wednesday criticised the Indian government for using the “crude, colonial-era” sedition law to “silence” its critics.

NKorea diplomat wanted over Kim killing: Malaysia

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Malaysian investigators are seeking to question a North Korean diplomat over the killing of Kim Jong-Un's brother at a Kuala Lumpur airport, national police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said today.