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Middle East

Harsh winter weather in Afghanistan kills 25 more people
Al Bawaba, Middle East News, Amman, Jordan.

Attack on shrines in Pakistan since 2005
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

Yemeni Government Commits to Sustaining Order, Stability in Liberated Areas
Asharq Al-Awsat, Pan-Arab daily, London, England.

BoI restricts sale of bank mortgage portfolios
Globes, Israel's Business Arena, Rishon Le-Zion, Israel.

Israel, Jordan, Egypt, US held failed clandestine peace summit: Report
Iran Daily, English-language, reformist, Tehran, Iran.

Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 18, wounds 25: official
The Daily Star, English language newspaper, Beirut, Lebanon.

Israel’s investment in Mexico tops $2 billion, marking new high
Times of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel.



Kraft Heinz drops Unilever takeover bid
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Glenbeigh-Glencar emerge victorious from incident-packed junior football final, Online news portal, Cork, Ireland.

Kasich will fight repeal of key part of Obamacare
CNN International, London, England.

David Cassidy struggles to remember words, slurs and falls
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Four famines put more than 20 million at risk of starvation
France 24, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

‘The Return’ by Hisham Matar
Hurriyet Daily News, (Liberal, English-language), Istanbul, Turkey.

ABC’s ‘This Week’: Mook says Putin ‘devastates and destroys his enemies’
Kyiv Post, English language weekly, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Always on alert: The Kantemirovskaya tank division
Russia & India Report, Moscow, Russia.



RI, Austria to back each other`s bid for UNSC non-permanent seat
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

As toll of new workweek rules becomes clear, Tsai's new minister may be ready to adjust course
China Post, English-language daily, Taipei, Taiwan.

Kremlin Denies Any Disappointment With Trump Administration
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

Here’s how the US government can bolster cybersecurity
Computer World, IT information, Fairfax, New Zealand.

Sehwan attacker bypassed security check in CCTV footage: police
Dawn, English-language daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Bomb explodes by Colombia bull ring, killing 1 policeman
Indian Express, News portal, Mumbai, India.

Turning 93, Zimbabwe’s Mugabe rules out any plans to retire
Japan Times, Independent centrist, Tokyo, Japan.

Girl abducted by sex traffickers in Las Vegas is found
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

Afghanistan warns Pakistan against rocket attacks
Sify News, Chennai, India.

Lindsey Graham says 2017 is all about hitting back at Russia
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

Business Roundup (February 18)
The Irrawaddy, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.



Cowardly Republicans Are Running Away from Voters and Cancelling Town Meetings This Weekend
Alternet, Non-Profit News Magazine, San Francisco, California, U.S.

Danny Ku, 37, pleads guilty to manslaughter
Amandala Newspaper, Belize City, Belize.

Report: Trump's lawyer hand-delivered Michael Flynn a secret plan to lift sanctions on Russia
Business Insider, New York, N.Y, U.S.

Iraqi forces launch offensive to drive ISIS from western Mosul
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Oceania Cruises Reveals New 2017 Voyages To Cuba
Caribbean360, Online news portal, St. Michael, Barbados.

Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever
Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Flood fears renewed as another storm takes aim at California
Globe and Mail The, Centrist daily, Toronto, Canada.

The most interesting and weird facts about U.S. presidents
Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas, U.S.

White House denies report Trump is considering using National Guard troops for immigration roundups
Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

The media doesn’t call the shots — Trump does
New York Post, New York, NY, U.S.

Kraft withdraws offer to merge with Unilever
Reuters, Business News, New York, NY, U.S..

Iraq launches offensive on last Islamic State stronghold in Mosul
Reuters, World News, New York, NY, U.S.

How researchers in Vail are pursuing breakthroughs to help injuries heal faster — and some day slow down the way we age
The Denver Post, Denver, Colorado, U.S.

Cardin Introduces Bill to End Discriminatory Profiling
The Leadership Conference, U.S. Civil and Human Rights Coalition, Washington, D.C., U.S.

SpaceX launches rocket from NASA’s historic moon pad
The Mercury News, San Jose, California, U.S.

Orange County emerging as battleground in movement to counter Trump
The Orange County Register, Santa Ana, California, U.S.

‘Oh! F— off’: Milo Yiannopoulos found a bromance with Bill Maher. Then he met his other guests
The Vancouver Sun, Conservative, Vancouver, Canada.

Memos signed by DHS secretary describe sweeping new guidelines for deporting illegal immigrants
The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Pilot survives plane crash on New Jersey street
United Press International, Washington, D.C., U.S.


Somalia Mogadishu car bomb: At least 16 people killed
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Tricksters Impersonating John Boadu To Dupe Party’s Functionaries
GhanaWeb, Online news portal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Syria regime shelling 'bloody message" before talks
iafrica, Online news portal, Cape Town, South Africa.

Lake Chad money, Oxfam-GOAL merger, and serial Syria talks: The Cheat Sheet
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

Second son of Sudanese prominent Salafi leader killed in Libya
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.

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