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Japan sends troops to help victims of Typhoon Hagibis

NAGANO: Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers yesterday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history. At least 30 people were killed in

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US to send more troops to the Middle East

WASHINGTON/DUBAI: Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced yesterday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were for defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran. Fears of a confrontation between

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Tears and troops as Sri Lanka mourns suicide bomb dead

Sri¬†Lanka’s churches remained shut Sunday, forcing Christians to say prayers of grief in private over the Easter suicide attacks that the country’s Roman Catholic leader called “an insult to humanity”. Fearing a repeat of the Easter Sunday bombings of churches

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