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Syrian, Russian forces carrying out ethnic cleansing around Aleppo: Turkish PM THE HAGUE: Syrian government forces backed by Russia are carrying out a deliberate policy of ethnic cleansing around the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday. "One of the aims of the latest attacks is to conduct ethnic cleansing. Ethnic cleansing in Syria and Aleppo aimed at only leaving regime supporters behind is being conducted by the Syrian regime and Russia in a very deliberate way," he said. "Every refugee that we accept helps their ethnic cleansing policy but we will continue to accept (refugees)," Davutoglu told a joint news conference with his Dutch counterpart. Copyright Reuters, 2016 ...

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WB committed to tackle extreme poverty: Jim Yong Kim KARACHI: The World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, has reiterated the organization's goal of tackling the extreme poverty, inequality besides improving the lot of the underprivileged people around the world.He was addressing the students at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi at its City Campus on Wednesday.The address was streamed through video link to the students of around 75 universities in the country.The World Bank President also termed the students as the future of ...

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Trump, Sanders win big in New Hampshire MANCHESTER: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders resoundingly won Tuesday's presidential primaries in New Hampshire, riding a wave of anti-establishment anger in the second key test of the long, unpredictable race for the White House.The runaway victory by Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist advocating nothing less than "political revolution," spelled a deflating if expected defeat for Hillary Clinton, who put a brave face on the loss and admitted she had work to do as the campaign ...

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Three killed as passenger bus hits mine in east Ukraine KIEV: Three civilians were killed on Wednesday when a passenger minibus hit a landmine in eastern Ukraine amid a relative lull in the country's ongoing conflict, authorities in Kiev said."Two civilians died at the scene and one more passed away in the ambulance car on the way to a hospital", military spokesman Andriy Zadubinnyi told AFP.Two more passengers were wounded and received first aid on the spot, he added.The explosion occurred on Wednesday near the ...

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Germany probes cause of deadly train crash BERLIN: German investigators raced Wednesday to determine whether human error or technical fault was to blame for a train crash that killed 10 people, as police said all bodies had been recovered from the wreckage.There are "no more missing people", police said in a statement, adding that 17 people were severely injured and 63 others slightly hurt in Tuesday's collision near the southern spa town of Bad Aibling.Two trains travelling at high speeds crashed head-on ...