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Turkey says Qatar deployment aims to ensure security

After Mr Trump's remarks , the Pentagon reiterated its position that Qatar was a key United States military partner, saying "the evolving situation is hindering our ability to plan for longer-ter...

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Iran leaders accuse US, Saudis of supporting Tehran attacks

In a message to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani , Grabar-Kitarovic offered her condolences to the Iranian nation and government and the bereaved families of the victims of the two terrorist attacks ...

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Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

During such assaults, members of the Afghan security forces are known to target USA and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldiers. The incident occurred in the surrounding area of Nad Ali ...

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London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

The three Islamists who killed eight people after driving a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then attacking nearby revellers had initially tried to hire a 7.5 tonne truck, the head of the U...

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Never touched black money, says Prannoy Roy

Never touched black money, says Prannoy Roy

Roy also said the petitioner in the case, Sanjay Dutt , was being used as a tool and being exploited. Later, former BJP leader and journalist Arun Shourie sardonically thanked Prime Minister Naren...

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EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

While many have suggested that European leaders in Brussels will be rubbing their hands in glee at the result of the United Kingdom election, the truth is that lawmakers are eager to get the negot...

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Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; several injured

In this image made from video by WSB-TV Atlanta , authorities render assistance to injured people on an overturned church bus, Thursday, June 8, 2017 , in Atlanta . A church bus carrying high schoo...

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Presidential poll on July 17

The scrutiny of nominations for the polls will take place on June 29, 2017. Elected members of state legislatives and parliament will be eligible to vote for the new president, who will assume offic...

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Body of Frenchman recovered from Thames, UK attack death toll 8

Off-duty Metropolitan Police officer Charlie Guenigault was out drinking with friends when the killers struck. Nathalie Cros Brohan, sister of Thomas's girlfriend Christine Delcros , posted on Fa...

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Top US diplomat in China quits over Trump climate policy, sources say

The decision, which Mr Trump said would protect the U.S. economy, was met with much rancour worldwide. The number two diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing resigned Monday , telling staff his c...

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Offensive to drive ISIS from Raqqa 'capital' in Syria begins

Offensive to drive ISIS from Raqqa 'capital' in Syria begins

The attack on the northern city at the heart of ISIL's Syrian territory has been seven months in the making and is backed by air support, military advisers and weapons deliveries from the US-led coal...

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Spelling Bee Champ Asked to Spell Covfefe Superfan TV

Spelling Bee Champ Asked to Spell Covfefe Superfan TV

As each competitor waited for their opponent to slip up, the rivals had spelt words including cheiropompholyx, durchkomponiert and tchefuncte. Words that baffle most of the audience are considered eas...

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Trump to pull USA out of Paris climate accord: Axios

Trump to pull USA out of Paris climate accord: Axios

He has repeatedly promised to strengthen the coal industry. He was to meet later Wednesday with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has favoured remaining in the agreement. After sitting down with...

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Army convoy attacked by militants in J-K

Army convoy attacked by militants in J-K

Soldiers of the Indian Army in action against terrorists in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. Kalia said the army cordoned the area and launched search operation to nab the militants. An arm...

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No evidence about Russia's interference in US polls: Putin

He was addressing the media yesterday at the end of the 18th Annual India Russia Summit where he met Russian President Vladmir Putin. Fingerprints of snouts and horse hooves? Putin said Russian ...

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Karla Homolka will no longer volunteer at Montreal elementary school

Karla Homolka will no longer volunteer at Montreal elementary school

At the time , Homolka told investigators that she was husband Paul Bernardo's unwilling accomplice to the crimes. She split from Bernardo while in prison and was released in 2005, after which she m...

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China vows to work with EU to uphold Paris pact

But if the American President was to say in the coming hours that he wants to exit the Paris Accord, then it is our duty to say: 'You can't do that'. A U.S. pullout could have sweeping implications....

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Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

The real estate developer with no previous government experience had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 president...

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A Truck Bomb In Kabul, Afghanistan, Has Killed At Least 80 People

The insurgent group rarely claims responsibility for attacks that kill large numbers of civilians. The Taliban - now in the midst of their annual "spring offensive" - denied they were involved, wh...

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Nearly Half of Donald Trump's Twitter Followers Are Fake Accounts and Bots

Watch Maxine Waters go off on constituent: Impeach me? Because Donald Trump is the president of the United States and the most famous person on the planet, one wouldn't think he would need to empl...

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Concerns over Jared Kushner's secret Russian 'back channel'

Shortly after the tweets , Mr Trump's Homeland Security Secretary, Mr John Kelly , made the rounds of Sunday television news shows to describe any so-called back channel communications , especial...

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Moscow storm death toll rises to 16

Moscow storm death toll rises to 16

A man speaks on the phone near a tree, which was uprooted by a heavy storm and fell down on a vehicle, in Moscow , Russia , May 29, 2017. At least 14 people have been killed by the calamity in Mo...

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Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty

G7 leaders went on to blame the USA for the failure to reach an agreement on climate change, in an unusually frank statement which read: "The United States of America is in the process of reviewing ...

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The 7 most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip

The 7 most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip

President, I extend my hand to you to be your partner in this noble mission". He checked out the Western Wall, Yad Vashem and the Israel Museum , and he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Ne...

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India gets a boost as ICJ stays Jadhav's execution

The Pakistan government has come under attack from the opposition for "mishandling" the case of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav , whose execution has been halted by the ICJ. He said the ICJ deci...

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Trump returns home after overseas trip

Trump returns home after overseas trip

And Trump's policy agenda has run into problems. "It all fits with his strategic ambiguity approach to life", said Julianne Smith of the Centre for a New American Security. This is the final day of ...

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Trump Returns Home, Goes On Twitter Rant Against

Trump Returns Home, Goes On Twitter Rant Against "Fake News"

Trump tweets are infamous for making mincemeat of the "Mainstream Media" since the day he announced his candidacy. It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated...

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Trump flight from Saudi to Israel thought to be first ever

Trump flight from Saudi to Israel thought to be first ever

Donald Trump makes the short trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem Tuesday to meet Mahmud Abbas , who hopes to convince the unpredictable USA president to remain committed to an independent Palestinia...

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EU envoy defends grants after Philippines' aid rejection

EU envoy defends grants after Philippines' aid rejection

Russian Federation will no longer be at the "margins of the Philippine diplomacy", President Rodrigo R. Duterte said as he pointed out that "overdependence" on traditional partners has limited the cou...

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Taiwan becomes first Asian country to recognize same-sex marriage

Taiwan becomes first Asian country to recognize same-sex marriage

Chi's favour. The Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday that current laws, which say that marriage is between a man and a woman, violate the Constitution. Lawmakers from all parties have no reason ...

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Iraqi forces release videos countering claims of abuse

An unclassified summary of the USA military investigation into the March 17 incident determined that the 500-pound bomb used in the strike set off additional explosives that were placed in the buildin...

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'PH to explore peaceful solution to sea disputes'

'PH to explore peaceful solution to sea disputes'

Despite its vague terms, however, commentators say the finalization of the Code represents a diplomatic coup for the Chinese, "demonstrating that China and its neighbors can resolve their differen...

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US Air Strike Targets Pro-Syrian Militia

The coalition said it carried out the strike after Russian attempts to halt the advance on the town apparently failed to stop the troops from advancing. Last month, the US fired 59 missiles at a g...

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'Irritating': UK scolds USA officials who leaked name of Manchester attacker

'Irritating': UK scolds USA officials who leaked name of Manchester attacker

United Kingdom home secretary Amber Rudd said that Abedi was known to security services "up to a point" and it is believed that intelligence agencies had dug into his connections with al- Qaeda and ...

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Saudi king: Trump visit a 'turning point'

Israel expressed muted concern on Sunday to a major arms deal between the United States and Saudi Arabia announced a day earlier during the visit to the region by U.S. He said that terrorism must...

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