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Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque at Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday.

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UCPB assures readiness of e-channels on Eid'l Fitr

MANILA -- All United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) branches will be closed on Monday, which Malacanang declared a regular holiday for the observance of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

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After demands aired, solution to Qatar crisis seems far off

WASHINGTON -- Faced with a sweeping set of demands, Qatar insisted Friday, June 23, that it can indefinitely survive the economic and diplomatic steps its neighbors have taken to try to pressure it into compliance, even as a top Emirati official w

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