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Pakistan, Russia to sell warplanes to Nigeria, air force chief says

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ABUJA Nigeria is expecting the arrival of warplanes and helicopters it ordered from Pakistan and Russia, its latest effort to counter terrorist and militant activities, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar said on Sunday.

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Pakistan, Russia to sell warplanes to Nigeria, air force chief says 04 Dec 2016

ABUJA Nigeria is expecting the arrival of warplanes and helicopters it ordered from Pakistan and Russia, its latest effort to counter terrorist and militant activities, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar said on Sunday.

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Afghan president says Taliban wouldn't last a month without Pakistan support 04 Dec 2016

AMRITSAR, India Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday that the Taliban insurgency would not survive a month if it lost its sanctuary in neighbouring Pakistan, urging its neighbour to take on militant groups on its soil instead of giving Kabul financial aid.

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Australian PM says he's confident Trump won't pull out of U.S. refugee deal 04 Dec 2016

SYDNEY Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Sunday he was confident a refugee resettlement deal with the United States would go ahead, despite White House comments which seemed to cast doubt about its future under a Trump Administration.

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China lodges protest after Trump call with Taiwan president 04 Dec 2016

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, but blamed the self-ruled island Beijing claims as its own for the "petty" move. | Video

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India, Afghanistan plan air cargo link over Pakistan 03 Dec 2016

AMRITSAR, India India and Afghanistan are planning to set up an air cargo service to help increase trade that both say is stymied because of their tense political relations with Pakistan that lies between them, Indian and Afghan officials said on Saturday.

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In San Bernardino, solemn ceremony marks mass shooting 02 Dec 2016

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. The sound of a bell tolled through loudspeakers on Friday outside a building in Southern California, ringing once for each of the 14 people killed in a mass shooting by Islamist militants one year ago at the site.

Give children a say in the planet's future: prize winner 02 Dec 2016

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Children must be given a direct role in making decisions on how to protect the planet because they will suffer most from the impacts of climate change, said the winner of the 2016 International Children's Peace Prize.

Give children a say in the planet's future - prize winner 02 Dec 2016

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Children must be given a direct role in making decisions on how to protect the planet because they will suffer most from the impacts of climate change, said the winner of the 2016 International Children's Peace Prize.

Early drought warning helps Pakistan's farmers prepare for dry season 02 Dec 2016

RAWAT, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Like his farming neighbours, Bilal Khan plants wheat in late October or early November each year, and harvests and sells his winter crop a few months later.