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Saudi stadiums to open doors to women on Friday

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

RIYADH (AFP): Sports stadiums in Saudi Arabia will open their doors to women to attend football matches for the first time ever on Friday, the government has announced. “The first match that women will be allowed to watch will be Al-Ahli versus Al-Batin on Friday, January 12,” the ministry of information said in a statement…

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Pope calls for dialogue in Korea, ban on nuclear weapons

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

VATICAN CITY (Rueters): Pope Francis called on Monday for all nations to support dialogue to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and to work for a legally binding ban on nuclear weapons. In an annual speech to diplomats that has come to be known as his “State of the World” address, Francis also repeated his…

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At least 25 killed in Syria car bombing

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2018

SYRIA (AFP): A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics in the northwestern city of Idlib say the death toll from a massive car bombing on Sunday has risen to at least 25. Also, nearly 100 people were wounded. The first-responders Syrian Civil Defense, known as the White Helmets, says four children and 11 women were among…

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