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Turkey to send back foreign IS fighters

The Turkish government said on Saturday that it would send foreign Islamic State (IS) fighters captured in Syria back to their countries of origin, despite the unwillingness of European states to take them in. Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said Turkey would hold captured foreign fighters “for some time. After that …

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Johnson’s pre-poll lead could wither away

Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited a primary school in Suffolk where he showed children old pictures of London. His opponent, Jeremy Corbyn, promised a crowd in London that the Labour Party would never sell out Britain’s National Health Service to greedy American companies. Then, shortly after 6 p.m. on Thursday, …

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Unions upset over draft wage rules

The draft rules that would govern wages, including norms for minimum wages and fixing floor-level wages, were published by the Union Labour and Employment Ministry on Friday, leading some workers’ unions to raise concerns about the potentially low floor wages. As part of its labour law reform agenda, the Narendra …

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PM highlights J&K move in Bangkok

India has eliminated a big reason behind the sowing of seeds of terrorism and separatism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Saturday, in a clear reference to the withdrawal of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and reorganising the State. Addressing the Indian diaspora here, Mr. Modi said …

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MEPs’ meetings were watched

At least six civil society groups, comprising 50 local people, which met the 27-member fact-finding delegation of the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) recently in Srinagar were headed by ex-Army personnel. Sources privy to the meetings held between the MEPs, drawn from the far-right parties, and the civil society …

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New Indian map shows UTs of J&K and Ladakh

The Survey of India has redrawn the map of India to depict the newly formed Union Territories (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Ladakh. Areas such as Gilgit, Gilgit Wazarat, Chilhas and the Tribal Territory of 1947 that have been occupied by Pakistan are included in the Ladakh UT. …

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