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USA soldier killed in action in Afghanistan

USA soldier killed in action in Afghanistan

A US soldier was killed Saturday in Afghanistan while carrying out operations against the Islamic State group, a USA official said. The circumstances of the soldier's death were not immediately re...

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Russian Federation arrests possible accomplices of presumed St. Petersburg bomber

St Petersburg is still reeling after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside a train on the city's metro killing 14 people and injuring 50. The explosion claimed the lives of thirteen peopl...

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Trump spoke by phone with Saudi King Salman

The Deputy Crown Prince and Chairman of the Public Investment Fund said that the fund is the main investor in the project, along with a number of local and global investors, which supports the Kingdom...

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After NunesDevin Nunes recuses himself from the House probe on Russian Federation

Democrats have criticized Nunes, a member of Trump's transition team, for his handling of the Russian Federation investigation after he received information at the White House, held a news conference ...

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UN Security Council to meet today on US strikes in Syria

UN Security Council to meet today on US strikes in Syria

Decrying the "abhorrent" chemical weapons attack, the United Nations chief stressed the need for accountability for such crimes in line with existing worldwide norms and Security Council resolutions....

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Seven people dead after USA missile strike on Syria

Seven people dead after USA missile strike on Syria

Washington ordered the assault after accusing Syria of carrying out a chemical attack against the town of Khan Sheikhun in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday. EU Council President Donald Tu...

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USA assumes presidency of UN Security Council

Haley is expected to focus on U.N. treatment of Israel as well as reforming what she says are expensive and often pointless U.N. peacekeeping missions when the United States holds the rotating leaders...

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Zuma is a junk president, Pretoria marchers are told

Zuma is a junk president, Pretoria marchers are told

The government appealed for calm and said it respects the right of South Africans to protest peacefully. Pravin Gordhan , who was sacked as finance minister in late-night Cabinet reshuffle a week a...

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United States senator cites Russian 'propaganda on steroids' in 2016 election

United States senator cites Russian 'propaganda on steroids' in 2016 election

US intelligence agencies concluded in January that Putin had ordered a hacking campaign that saw sensitive emails from Democratic leaders released ahead of the November election to help Trump defeat h...

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Le Pen aide at center of new French 'fake job' probe

Fillon, who led the polls until a "fake jobs" scandal brought him tumbling down, tried to act more restrained and statesmanlike in the hope of regaining voters' trust. "I think Macron might not be in ...

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Shooting at upscale Florida mall leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded

Shooting at upscale Florida mall leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded

One person said she was waiting to see if she would be allowed back inside to retrieve her belongings. Those who were shot were transported to Ryder Trauma Center, the police chief said. Witnesses d...

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Haley says USA 'prepared to do more' in Syria

Haley says USA 'prepared to do more' in Syria

The global community has repeatedly expressed its outrage. Damascus has denied using chemical weapons in Khan Sheikhun. The strike came as a response to the chemical attack in Idlib on April 4 and...

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Mkhize: 'Distinct impression that ANC is no longer the political centre'

Gigaba forms part of changes announced by President Jacob Zuma to the national executive on Thursday. President Zuma with the newly appointed Ministers and Deputy Ministers during the swearing i...

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U.S. 'disappointed' by Russia's support for Syria's Assad

U.S. 'disappointed' by Russia's support for Syria's Assad

On Friday, Johnson showed support for the U.S. airstrikes in Syria and called the Syrian chemical attacks "deplorable". My priority is now to continue contact with the United States and others in ...

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Glitch triggers sirens to sound in Dallas

Glitch triggers sirens to sound in Dallas

Vaz said city officials have asked the Federal Communications Commission for help in determining who was behind the hack. City spokeswoman Sana Syed said Saturday that hacking is one of the possible...

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Christie Backs Trump on Missile Strike in Syria

Perhaps the goal is to enforce the worldwide law ban on using chemical weapons. "He needs to start showing our superiority in the world". Syrian officials say at least seven people died in the attack....

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Iran's Rouhani says Trump abetting Syria 'terrorists'

On Friday, the USA carried out missile strikes on a Syrian air base it says is suspected of storing chemical weapons. He said Shayrat is the second-most active when it comes to take offs and landings,...

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Late Anti-Apartheid Leader Ahmed Kathrada: 'Don't Harbor Hatred And Revenge'

Late Anti-Apartheid Leader Ahmed Kathrada: 'Don't Harbor Hatred And Revenge'

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation's Director Neeshan Balton said that the veteran had "experienced several post-operation complications, rendering his condition serious". "He was a determined revoluti...

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Police arrest 7 in wake of St. Petersburg subway bombing

Police arrest 7 in wake of St. Petersburg subway bombing

However, they are suspected of actively recruiting other Central Asian migrants to join Islamic State and another militant group, the Nusra Front, the investigative committee said . There has not bee...

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France's Le Pen meets Putin in Moscow

The meeting suggests that Russian Federation is not afraid to face criticism it is seeking to influence foreign elections, despite allegations by U.S. French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen tri...

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Trump begins Florida summit with Chinese president

Xi will spend just over 24 hours here, including a working lunch Friday, officials said . "We can not be the world's policeman", Trump said at his first presidential debate against former secretary...

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South Africa's new finance minister swings left, wants radically changed economy

Gordhan was in London for the first leg of a week-long non-deal investor roadshow in Britain and the United States when he was recalled by Zuma . The South African rand was one of the top three eme...

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1 dead, 2 wounded in Coral Gables shooting near mall

1 dead, 2 wounded in Coral Gables shooting near mall

They were airlifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. "At no time did the incident take place outside the walls, that we can see, of the Equinox Gym", said Coral Gables Police Chief Ed Hudak. The ...

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'Only time will tell' on improving US-China trade

He also last week signed a pair of executive orders focused on reducing the US trade deficit, an apparent shot at China, which accounted for the vast bulk - $347 billion - of last year's $502 billion ...

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Trump Adds Rick Perry To National Security Council, Removes Steve Bannon

Bannon has rightly been demoted and removed from the National Security Council, but he never should have been there in the first place.' -U.S. Sen. But the reorganisation seemed a clear victory for ...

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USA probing: Did Russia take part in chemical weapons attack?

The United States fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles from warships in the Mediterranean at the Shayrat airfield, dealing heavy damage to the base. "Either Russia has been complicit or Russia has been s...

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Eyewitness says Syrian military anticipated US raid

Eyewitness says Syrian military anticipated US raid

The United States of America committed a blatant act of aggression targeting one of the Syrian air bases in the Central Region with a number of missiles , leaving 6 people martyred and a number of ...

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United States attack on Syria could send North Korea clear message

In brief comments televised nationally, Abe also said Trump had told him all options were on the table. North Korea has endorsed the presidential impeachment in state media, but has not endorsed...

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Daesh shoots down Iraq chopper over Mosul, killing two pilots

Daesh shoots down Iraq chopper over Mosul, killing two pilots

Loss of Mosul to US-led forces is a huge loss for Islamic State , as it was the major stronghold in Iraq for them. Iraqi forces and Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias drove the militants away from ...

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Balotelli double keeps Nice in title race

Balotelli double keeps Nice in title race

Following a testing spell which delivered more red cards than goals, Balotelli has netted four times in as many outings of late to take his tally for the season to 15 in all competitions. Lille's Nige...

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Trump accepts Xi Jinping's invitation to visit China

Undoubtedly the most pressing issue facing the two world leaders is curtailing North Korea's nuclear program, which if left unchecked could deliver a nuclear missile capable of striking Hawaii, if not...

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'Bomb' found in city raid

Russia's Investigative Committee has reported detention of eight men suspected of involvement in the bombing of a train in St. Petersburg metro on Monday. "Objects relevant to the investigation were f...

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Trump drops China bashing during warm Xi summit

But in public Mr Xi stuck to his script about the virtues of co-operation while Mr Trump insisted they'd formed an outstanding relationship and made great progress. believes is trying to develop an ...

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Sweden identifies truck attack suspect as Uzbek native, 39

Sweden identifies truck attack suspect as Uzbek native, 39

He says police also found an object in the truck that "could be a bomb or an incendiary object, we are still investigating it". The man was detained Friday and matched an image put out by police aft...

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Trump to make China state visit, says top USA diplomat

China has not directly said it is targeting South Korean companies. Tillerson, who briefed reporters alongside Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross at the conclusio...

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