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Libyan jet hijack drama ends in Malta, hostages released

Valletta (Malta): A Libhyan jetliner hijack drama ended peacefully at Malta International Airport on Friday and all 118 persons aboard were safely rescued, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat confirmed in a series of tweets.

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Obama to dismantle 'Muslim registry' before Trump can revive it

Washington: US President Barack Obama has taken steps to prevent President-elect Donald Trump from establishing a registry of American Muslims and banning people from Muslim nations entering the US, the media reported.

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Anti-Russia sanctions harming fight against terrorism, says Putin

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the rift created by anti-Moscow sanctions was affecting cooperation in the battle against terrorism, while Russias Foreign Ministry said that the recently introduced US sanctions "will not be left without reply".

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Almost all Russia-US dialogue 'frozen': Moscow

Moscow: The Kremlin has said that nearly all the communication channels between Moscow and Washington were frozen. 

"Practically all levels of dialogue with the United States are frozen. We don't communicate with one another. Or we do so minimally," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

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