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Israel PM says country on alert for more attacks

JERUSALEM: The Israel’s Prime Minister, Mr Benjamin Netanyahu says his country is on alert for plots to kill more Israelis overseas.
Last week’s deadly attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria came just before this week’s opening of the London Olympics. It has fueled speculation that Israeli athletes might be targeted next.

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Murdoch gives up role in UK newspapers

LONDON: After separating newspapers from the lucrative film and television divisions of News International in June, media baron Rupert Murdoch has now resigned as director of his UK-based newspapers.

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Pak, US intelligence chiefs to meet on August 2

ISLAMABAD: ISI chief Lt Gen Zahir-ul-Islam will meet his American counterpart, CIA head Gen David Patraeus, in Washington on August 2, the first meeting between the spy chiefs of Pakistan and the US amidst persisting tensions between the two countries.

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9,000 Syrian refugees reach Iraq

BAGHDAD: Iraq’s Kurdish region has received up to 9,000 Syrian refugees looking to flee their homeland following ongoing violence, Xinhua quoted a Kurdish official as saying.

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Malaysia to evacuate citizens from Syria

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is removing its citizens from Syria following the fast deteriorating security situation in that country, according to Malaysian foreign minister Mr Anifah Aman.

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Obama not insulting but cheering India: WSJ

WASHINGTON: Observing that the “truth- telling” of US President Mr Barack Obama “evidently pricked the thin skin of India’s politicians”, a leading American financial daily has said he is in fact “cheering” the Indian elite and not insulting them.

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Pak working to declare land where Osama lived as govt property

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani authorities have taken steps to declare as government property the plot of land in the garrison town of Abbottabad where al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden spent his final years before he was killed by American commandos.

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