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South Africa President Jacob Zuma gets backing from ANC

South Africa President Jacob Zuma gets backing from ANC

He also rubbished claims that several members of the National Executive Committee were asked to apologise to President Jacob Zuma. Mr Zuma has been under growing pressure since sacking respected Fin...

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World leaders react to North Korea firing missile into Sea of Japan

World leaders react to North Korea firing missile into Sea of Japan

The missile fired from land in the area of the eastern coastal city of Sinpo on Wednesday morning flew about 60 kilometers (37 miles), according to a South Korean military statement. Many weapons expe...

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N. Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

N. Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

This has to start with North Korea, which launched another ballistic missile test on the eve of the talks. The missile flew about 60 km from its launch site at Sinpo, a port city on the North's east...

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NCAA Reverses Stance on North Carolina Events After 'Bathroom Bill' Replacement Passed

NCAA Reverses Stance on North Carolina Events After 'Bathroom Bill' Replacement Passed

The NCAA announced on Tuesday it would no longer blacklist North Carolina from hosting championship events after the state scaled back its controversial "bathroom law". "While more work remains t...

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Veteran anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies at 87

South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada, who was jailed alongside Nelson Mandela, was feted as a humble liberation hero who shunned the power and glory that came with freedom. He is survive...

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Explosions in St. Petersburg Metro Kills 10, Wounds Over 50

Explosions in St. Petersburg Metro Kills 10, Wounds Over 50

Kyrgyzstan's security service named the suspect as Akbarzhon Jalilov , who was born in the Kyrgyz city of Osh in 1995 and had obtained Russian citizenship. At least four stations were closed on T...

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North Korea Launches Another Ballistic Missile Into Waters Near Japan

Two weeks ago, the South Korean and US militaries said they had detected a failed North Korean ballistic missile launch . The dollar lost its grip on earlier gains against the yen on Wednesday, rem...

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Trump's former campaign chief offers to testify on Russian Federation

Adam Schiff (D-CA) has continued to criticize Nunes, saying the Republican has refused to share what he saw and who showed it to him. Nunes' actions led to bipartisan calls for an independent invest...

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North Korean ballistic missile fired into the Sea of Japan

North Korean ballistic missile fired into the Sea of Japan

North Korea reportedly fired the missile from Sinpho, South Hamgyong Province, the location of a North Korean submarine base and a key testing site for submarine-launched ballistic missiles. The mis...

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Scotland formally requests referendum, United Kingdom plans to deny it

Scotland formally requests referendum, United Kingdom plans to deny it

Ms Sturgeon has written to Prime Minister Theresa May asking for a Section 30 order to allow Holyrood to legislate for a referendum. Sturgeon tweeted a picture in the day, sitting on a couch at he...

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North Korea's defiant nuclear programme shows no signs of stopping

North Korea's defiant nuclear programme shows no signs of stopping

Trump's statement comes days ahead of his meeting Thursday with Chinese President Xi Jinping; it's scheduled to take place at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. mainland with a nuclear weapon. Ch...

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Russian Federation identifies Akbarzhon Dzhalilov as St. Petersburg attacker

Russian Federation identifies Akbarzhon Dzhalilov as St. Petersburg attacker

A bomb went off on a subway train under Russia's second-largest city on Monday. At least 38 people were killed in 2010 when two female suicide bombers detonated bombs on packed Moscow metro trains...

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Ivanka Trump says when she disagrees with dad, 'he knows it'

I don't know that the critics who may say that of me, if they found themselves in this very unique and unprecedented situation that I am now in, would do any differently than I am doing ... "I would s...

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US, Turkey dispute over Kurdish YPG appears unresolved

Tillerson also had positive words for Turkey with respect to alleviating the ongoing refugee crisis stemming from the conflict in Syria . U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday ...

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Theresa May defends Saudi Arabia trip after human rights concerns

May said: 'These new partnerships, on defence and security, trade and the economy, education, healthcare, culture and sport, evidence the breadth and depth of the UK's relationship with Saudi Arabia. ...

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North Korea fires missile ahead of Trump summit with Xi

Ignoring numerous condemnations and sanctions from the worldwide community, North Korea has continued to test its missile capabilities and its nuclear devices. North Korea is pushing hard to upgrade i...

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China to establish new economic zone near Beijing

China to establish new economic zone near Beijing

For real estate developers, uncertainties remain as new policies for property development are likely to be unconventional in the new area, said Guan Qingyou, an analyst with Minsheng Securities Co. A ...

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Suspected chemical attack in Syria draws world condemnation

Suspected chemical attack in Syria draws world condemnation

In February, Russia vetoed sanctions against Syrian officials blamed for previous chemical attacks, with little White House pushback. Wednesday's emergency meeting of the UN Security Council was cal...

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United Nations holds crisis meeting after Syria chemical attack

United Nations holds crisis meeting after Syria chemical attack

The U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting discuss the incident on Wednesday morning. The footage appeared to show a young girl hooked up to a ventilator and the bodies of several chil...

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McCaskill swings to 'no' vote on Gorsuch

But Toomey says this is different. FILE - In this March 22, 2017 file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Judiciary Comm...

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Syria denies possession, use of chemical weapons

Syria denies possession, use of chemical weapons

In a statement released by the White House - just days after the administration said action against Assad was not a US priority - Trump called the Tuesday attack "reprehensible" and said that it "...

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European Union papers over the cracks to mark its 60th birthday

British Prime Minister Theresa May - who is not attendance - is expected to trigger Article 50 and notify the European Union of the UK's intention to leave the bloc on Wednesday. "Those of us who vote...

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North Korea may have tested new technology in latest missile

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged the launch in a statement but said the U.S. had spoken enough about North Korea and would not comment further. Dave Benham, a spokesman for the comma...

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John McAreavey meets prime minister of Mauritius

John McAreavey meets prime minister of Mauritius

Resort workers Sandip Moneea and Avinash Treebhoowoon were cleared of the shocking crime following a seven-week trial in the summer of 2012. Mr McAreavey has travelled to Mauritius with his sister, ...

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US will act unilaterally on North Korea

US will act unilaterally on North Korea

However, taking cooperation with China , North Korea's main ally and economic benefactor, out of the equation could lead to a much-needed change in dynamics with the provocative North Korean regime, ...

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Pink diamond auctioned for record $71.2 million in Hong Kong

The oval mixed-cut diamond smashed the 60 million USA dollars (£48.2 million) pre-sale estimate set by Sotheby's when it went on the block on Tuesday evening. Sotheby's chose to put the diamond back u...

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Settler leader: Population growth is end of 2-state solution

His administration has since emphasized that Trump supports whatever solution both Israelis and Palestinians support and can agree to. "The US will no longer allow the United Nations to be used as a...

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North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

Having reached an altitude of 189 kilometers, the missile flew about 60 kilometers before falling into the East Sea, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said . The US Pacific Command said it detected...

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U.S. comment terse on latest North Korea missile

A man watches a TV news program showing a file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. U.S. DATA: The Commerce Department sa...

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Leftist claims win in Ecuador election; rival cries foul

Leftist claims win in Ecuador election; rival cries foul

After preliminary results in the second round of Ecuador's presidential election were out Sunday, Assange took aim at Lasso for slamming the 45-year-old, saying that the embassy "isn't a hotel" and th...

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House Committee Confused About Comey Testimony

House Committee Confused About Comey Testimony

The agency is now in the process of reviewing the information, which includes human intelligence, business, travel and phone records and in-person meeting accounts. According to US officials who spoke...

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LNP left with egg on face as One Nation deal confirmed

LNP left with egg on face as One Nation deal confirmed

Mr Nelson said Ms Hanson told him not to worry when he urged her to declare the plane, and that she walked away when he asked whether Mr McNee had bought the plane for Mr Ashby to use for the party. "...

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Islamic State group kills 31 in Iraq's Tikrit: Security sources, medics

Iraqi police accused the Islamic State of an attack in the northern city of Tikrit in which up to 35 people died. A series of large-scale bombings claimed by the militant group has also struck Bagh...

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May says diplomacy will solve Gibraltar row

May says diplomacy will solve Gibraltar row

This could force a dialogue in which Madrid might have the upper hand, although the Spanish government has said that it will ensure an open border for European workers that are key to both Gibral...

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Zuma will be president until 2019: Mokonyane

The call made by COSATU on Tuesday, a member of the alliance led by the African National Congress (ANC) which has been ruling South Africa for 23 years, increased pressure on President Zuma. South Afr...

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