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Ramzan Kadyrov maintains Chechen presidency with 98% of vote

Russias Republic of Chechnya voted overwhelmingly in favour of regional president Ramzan Kadyrov. The Chechen leader won 98 percent of the vote in elections that did not meet international standards. He held a banquet in honour of Chechnyas women on results day, dressed as a medieval warrior. Sep 20, 2016
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Labour leadership: Owen Smith questions Jeremy Corbyn over Momentum

During the final Labour leadership hustings of the campaign, challenger Owen Smith questions Jeremy Corbyn over the Labour group Momentum and plans to deselect Labour MPs that were not Corbyn supporters. The Pro-Jeremy Corbyn group, Momentum, has also announced plans to launch a nationwide political network for children. Sep 19, 2016
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17 soldiers killed after militants attack Indian army brigade headquarters near Pakistan border

17 soldier have been killed and 35 others injured after four gunmen stormed Indian army brigade headquarters in Kashmir. India is blaming Pakistan for the attack. The assault, in which four commando-style gunmen burst into the brigade headquarters in Uri at 5.30 am (midnight GMT) was among the deadliest in Kashmir and has sharply ratcheted up tension between the nuclear-armed rivals. The army deployed helicopters to evacuate soldiers injured in the dawn attack that was followed by a gunfight. The raid comes amid heightened tension in Indias only Muslim-majority region which has faced more than two months of protests following the 8 July killing of a popular separatist field commander. Sep 19, 2016