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Ardern, Macron host Paris summit against online extremism

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand’s premier Jacinda Ardern will Wednesday host other world leaders and leading tech chiefs to launch an ambitious new initiative aimed at curbing extremism online. The initiative, known as the “Christchurch call”, was pushed by Ardern after a self-described white supremacist gunned down ...

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Man charged in New York truck attack pleads not guilty

The Uzbek immigrant accused of mowing down eight people in a truck attack in New York City last month has pleaded not guilty to murder and other criminal charges. Sayfullo Saipov, 29, entered his plea on November 28 before U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick in Manhattan. He faces 22 counts ...

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Trump’s UK visit still on despite terror tweets

WASHINGTON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted a long-awaited state visit by Donald Trump will go ahead as planned despite a diplomatic spat triggered by the US president’s comments after a terror attack in London. She added that London was in talks with internet giants Google and Facebook about ...

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Trump’s Afghanistan strategy bound to fail: Pakistan

US President Donald Trump’s strategy for Afghanistan will meet the same fate as the plans of his predecessors, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said. In an interview to Bloomberg, Abbasi said: “From day one we have been saying very clearly that the military strategy in Afghanistan has not worked ...

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Mia Khalifa says ISIS threatening to behead her

MIAMI: Lebanese-American ex-porn star Mia Khalifa says Islamic State (IS) threatened to behead her in gruesome mocked-up execution photos. Khalifa – a former top-ranked performer on the adult website – says the bloodthirsty terrorist group sent her the photos through social media. Threatened by IS, Khalifa says in a recent interview ...

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