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Ahmed Kathrada's death has left 'a profound sense of loss'

Kathrada along with the majority of the ANC leadership, including Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu and Govan Mbeki , was arrested for treason at Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia in 1963. "He was selfless in...

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Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

Commerce and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative will take 90 days in a collaborative effort to produce a large-scale report that will identify contributing factors to the deficit with major U...

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Trump declares war against the Freedom Caucus

Trump declares war against the Freedom Caucus

On Tuesday, House GOP leaders also projected more optimism that something could still be done to dismantle the Affordable Care Act even as the political dynamics remained unchanged. "We can not be eff...

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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrested

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrested

According to Reuters , after her arrest Park will be placed in a solitary cell for up to 20 days while prosecutors seek to indict her. Choi Soon-sil, Park's secret confidante at the heart of the sc...

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Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body released to North Korea

North Korea has made no secret of its ambitions to build a missile capable of reaching the continental United States, and Kim Jong Un said in a January 1 address that his regime had "entered the final...

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FBI investigation continues into Trump-Russia links

The White House also suggested that GCHQ may have been involved in the alleged wiretapping - an allegation which has been vigorously denied by the British intelligence agency and prompted a formal apo...

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Former leader of Egypt, Mubarak back home

Now to Egypt where former President Hosni Mubarak is a free man. Mubarak had been at Maadi Military Hospital since 2013 when he was transferred there on bail from Torah prison. His successor Mohamed...

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Putin calls claims of US election meddling 'fictional'

Putin calls claims of US election meddling 'fictional'

Bush, who made the pledge during the 1988 campaign. The U.S. intelligence community reportedly had yet to find any direct evidence showing Russian cyber attacks on the Democratic Party and officia...

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Trump predicts 'very difficult' meeting with China's leader

The visit, which will take place at Trump's luxury Mar-a-Lago club, follows a rocky start to US-China relations under the billionaire politician, who has repeatedly blasted Beijing for its trade polic...

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Turkish minister warns: Europe headed for 'religion wars'

He has also denounced a European Court of Justice verdict permitting private companies to ban workers from wearing religious symbols in the workplace under certain conditions. "As mayor, I refuse to l...

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OR county 7th on ICE's weekly list of 'non-cooperative' jurisdictions

But the governor's office has called into question the credibility of the whole exercise. In the order, Trump also instructed Homeland Security to draw up a list of sanctuary cities that ignore immi...

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North Korean murder suspects sent home with body of victim

According to Business Insider , the first installment of Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II is scheduled to be delivered to South Korea in 2018 - a delivery that could make North Korea's jets obsol...

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Following London Attack, UK Wants WhatsApp Backdoor

On Sunday , a top British security official said that Khalid Masood, the Westminster Bridge attacker, sent a WhatsApp message that can not be accessed because it was encrypted by the popular messagi...

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North Korean ice hockey team permitted to compete in South

Listing the diverse scenarios of North Korea delivering nuclear weapons, Woolsey claimed it could attack the USA with a missile, a bomb-laden freighter or even a suicide terror mission. "Prove it! Pro...

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Twitter reacts as 'son of England' Defoe scores vs. Lithuania

The 46-year-old referenced veteran striker Jermain Defoe , who scored his first global goal since March 2013 against Lithuania on Sunday, and his hunger to force his way into his plans as being the l...

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Congressman alleges White House is meddling in Russian Federation investigation

Congressman alleges White House is meddling in Russian Federation investigation

CAMPAIGN AND CREDIBILITY Nunes also said on Friday that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's lawyers told the committee that he is volunteering to be interviewed, and that the panel would...

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London terror: Cops sift through 2500 items to assemble killer's profile

Retired window cleaner Leslie Rhodes, 75, from Clapham, south London, was pronounced dead on Thursday evening when his life support machine was turned off. An armed police officer stands guard oppos...

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US Secretary of State Tillerson in Turkey for talks

But Cavusoglu said Ankara expected "better cooperation" with the Trump administration on the issue of Syrian Kurdish militia, adding that any United States support for YPG would mean a risk for Syri...

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No trade talk with Britain until Brexit is over, European leaders say

No trade talk with Britain until Brexit is over, European leaders say

If the country and the European Union can not reach an agreement then the country leaves without anything. A white paper is expected to give the first detailed insight into how the so-called Great ...

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Schiff calls out Nunes as tensions escalate over House Russia probe

Schiff calls out Nunes as tensions escalate over House Russia probe

The committee's investigation has effectively ground to a halt after Nunes went to the White House last week with information of potential surveillance of Trump's aides, without telling Democrat...

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Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev

In an interview with the Ukrainian online newspaper Censor.Net, Voronenkov was sharply critical of the Russian leadership, and called the annexation of Crimea a "mistake that needs to be corrected"....

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Sewol ferry raised from sea three years after school trip disaster

Sewol ferry raised from sea three years after school trip disaster

The starboard side of the ferry that broke the surface showed clear signs that it had been under water for 1,073 days. Nearly all the dead were schoolchildren and it is thought that nine bodies stil...

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Tillerson ends China trip with warm words from President Xi

Tillerson ends China trip with warm words from President Xi

Washington has been repeatedly urging China to stop North Korea from conducting nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. "We are both expecting a new era for constructive development", Mr Xi said i...

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Russia's Putin ready to meet Trump at Arctic summit

MOSCOW (AP) - In the wake of Russia's largest outbreak of anti-government demonstrations in years, President Vladimir Putin on Thursday indicated authorities won't be cowed by protesters or Western c...

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Aerial vision shows scale of devastating Queensland floods

A bull shark has been dumped in the middle of a Queensland road after floodwaters triggered by Cyclone Debbie hit northeast Australia. A bull shark was left stranded after the Burdekin River flo...

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Toshiba's Westinghouse Unit Is Filing for Bankruptcy Chapter

Toshiba's Westinghouse Unit Is Filing for Bankruptcy Chapter

But Tsunakawa moved to assuage fears among investors and shareholders by saying the company has a plan for avoiding a negative net worth in fiscal 2017. Electric bills in Georgia and SC could rise mor...

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What's in May's European Union 'divorce' letter

What's in May's European Union 'divorce' letter

This official start to the Brexit process comes nine months after the United Kingdom voted in a hotly contested referendum that exposed deep divisions across the country. A number of European leaders ...

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Former South Korean president Park arrested in corruption probe

She has been taken to the same detention center where Samsung's de facto head, Jay Y. Lee , is also being held in connection to the same corruption scandal. If convicted, she could face up to 10 year...

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Park attends court to argue against request for her arrest

Choi Soon-Sil, Park's secret confidante at the heart of the scandal, is already on trial for forcing top local firms including tech giant Samsung to "donate" almost $70 million to non-profit foundat...

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Former Russian lawmaker and Kremlin critic shot dead in streets of Kiev

Natspolitsiyi spokesman Jaroslav Trakalo said: "Yes, I can confirm that the victim - former State Duma deputy Voronenkov". Police said they were both taken to hospital. Thursday's incident, he c...

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French Elections Russia does not want to interfere in election

Meanwhile, a poll showed Centrist Emmanuel Macron would trounce far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the election if, as seems increasingly likely, the two face off in the second and final round of...

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Putin on Russian Federation election meddling: "Watch my lips, NO"

We on the contrary help and try to assist them", Putin said . "This is not in the interests of the majority of the American people to bring the Russian-American relations to nonsense in favor of th...

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Turkey says Tillerson to visit on March 30

Turkey says Tillerson to visit on March 30

Dutch authorities further blocked Turkish Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya from entering the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam on Saturday. Rutte has taken a tough stance on immigration to " fend...

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Holocaust Survivor to ICE Acting Director: 'History Is Not on Your Side'

Holocaust Survivor to ICE Acting Director: 'History Is Not on Your Side'

Seven were convicted of assault, four of larceny, three of domestic violence and two of sexual assault, among other offenses. Among those arrested was Francisco J. What is being seen as a move to pu...

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Arab leaders ready to work with Trump on Mideast peace deal

The clear and unified Arab message regarding the Mideast peace process, the high-level of attendance by Arab leaders, and the reconciliation between Arab leaders were key achievements of the Arab summ...

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