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U.S. pastor Brunson arrives at airport in Turkey's Izmir after release

U.S. pastor Brunson arrives at airport in Turkey's Izmir after releaseU.S. pastor Andrew Brunson, at the centre of a row between Ankara and Washington, arrived at the airport in Turkey’s western Izmir province on Friday, a Reuters photographer at the scene said, hours after a court ruled he could go free. Brunson was released after the court sentenced him to three years and 1-1/2 months in prison on terrorism charges, but said he would not serve any further jail time. Brunson, who has lived in Turkey for more than 20 years, was jailed two years ago and has been under house arrest since July.



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Saudi team arrives in Turkey for Khashoggi investigation: sources

Saudi team arrives in Turkey for Khashoggi investigation: sourcesA delegation from Saudi Arabia has arrived in Turkey as part of a joint investigation into the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, two Turkish sources said on Friday. Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2 to get documents for his forthcoming marriage. Saudi officials say he left shortly afterwards but Turkish officials and his fiancee, who was waiting outside, said he never came out.



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Pope Francis arrives in Ireland

Pope Francis arrives in IrelandPope Francis touched down in Dublin on Saturday for an historic two-day visit to Ireland, where the Catholic Church is battling to regain trust following multiple scandals. Hundreds of thousands of wellwishers and over a 1,000 journalists are expected to follow Francis during his tour of Dublin and County Mayo in the far west of the country. Francis will tour Dublin on Saturday on his Popemobile before visiting a hostel for homeless families and giving a speech at Croke Park stadium.



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Aid arrives in Afghan city after Taliban onslaught

Aid arrives in Afghan city after Taliban onslaughtAid trickled into Ghazni Sunday, residents and relief workers said, days after security forces pushed Taliban militants from the eastern Afghan city following nearly a week of heavy fighting. “We need this aid to survive,” said Gul Badshah, one of many in Ghazni who made their way to distribution centres Sunday, who said his home had been destroyed by two rockets during the onslaught. Siraj Ahmad, another resident, said he was collecting aid for a neighbour whose husband — a police officer — and young son were killed by the Taliban during the fighting.



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Top Trump adviser arrives for talks in Israel

Top Trump adviser arrives for talks in IsraelAhead of a joint dinner at Netanyahu’s Jerusalem residence, John Bolton said that “the Iran nuclear weapons programme, the ballistic missile programmes are right at the top of the list” of global challenges. “I’m delighted to be here, and look forward to our discussions,” he told Netanyahu in a video released by the Israeli premier’s office.



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Eight years late, Palestinian mail arrives in West Bank

Eight years late, Palestinian mail arrives in West BankPalestinians in the occupied West Bank are about to receive a special delivery of more than 10 tons of mail that has been delayed by Israel for the past eight years. Postal workers have been sorting through thousands of mail sacks in the West Bank city of Jericho for the past several days after Israeli authorities allowed the entry of the letters and packages from neighboring Jordan. The 10.5 tons of mail had been held in Jordan since 2010 because Israel would not permit direct transfer to the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, Palestinian officials said.



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Japanese space probe arrives at asteroid to collect samples

Japanese space probe arrives at asteroid to collect samplesTOKYO (AP) — A Japanese space probe arrived at an asteroid Wednesday after a 3 1/2-year journey to undertake a first-ever experiment: blow a crater in the rocky surface to collect samples and bring them back to Earth.



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Japan probe arrives at asteroid after nearly four-year space odyssey

Japan probe arrives at asteroid after nearly four-year space odysseyBy Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese space probe named after a falcon arrived at an asteroid 300 million kilometers from Earth on Wednesday after a three-and-a half year journey on a mission to seek the origins of life. The Hayabusa 2 blasted off in December 2014 for the asteroid Ryugu on a pioneering mission to take samples that scientists hope will help reveal how life began. “Everything has gone as planned,” a spokesman for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) told a news conference.



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Prince William Arrives in Jordan to Kick Off Historic Tour of the Middle East

Prince William Arrives in Jordan to Kick Off Historic Tour of the Middle EastDuring the next five days, the prince will continue his visit to Jordan, and move on to Israel and the disputed territories



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Trump arrives in Singapore for historic summit with Kim Jung Un

Trump arrives in Singapore for historic summit with Kim Jung UnTrump said Saturday that the summit represents a “one-time shot” for Kim to show he’s serious about nuclear disarmament.



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