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Somalia's new army chief survives car bomb that kills 13

Al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack via its radio Andalus. The blast which was aimed an army convoy carrying senior Somali military commanders ripped thr...

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BJP legislator says will 'behead' those opposing Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

BJP legislator says will 'behead' those opposing Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

The Water Resources Minister was part of Ram temple movement and allegedly played a role in demolition the disputed Babri Masjit in Ayodhya. In December 2015, he had threatened to kill anyone suspec...

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Trump's chief strategist dumped from US National Security Council

Critics of Bannon's role were anxious he would politicize a body traditionally viewed as a candid and nonpartisan source of national security information to the president. McMaster. But Flynn was sa...

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Reining in the Rogue Regime of North Korea

Senior officials in Washington had said earlier that North Korea's nuclear development program and Beijing's effort to curb it would be a priority of the talks. President Donald Trump interacts with...

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AL Supreme Court: Bentley impeachment hearings can proceed Monday

AL Supreme Court: Bentley impeachment hearings can proceed Monday

The 7-0 decision by the high court, with one justice recusing himself and a seat vacant, allows impeachment proceedings to go ahead in the House of Representatives' Judiciary Committee on Monday. The ...

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Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi talks

The National Security Council has given President Trump two options for responding to North Korea's nuclear program: put USA nuclear weapons in South Korea or kill Kim, NBC News reported Friday . N...

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Trump 'was briefed on placing nuclear weapons in South Korea'

These include drills for special operations that would take out nuclear facilities and key North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong Un, in the event of conflict on the peninsula. "As we work ...

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Venezuela Crisis Deepens, Bonds Sink as Maduro Ally Pushes Back

Venezuela Crisis Deepens, Bonds Sink as Maduro Ally Pushes Back

Maduro issued his instructions to the court after an emergency night meeting of the National Security Council Friday night that was boycotted by congress leaders. The United States and governments acr...

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May defends United Kingdom ties with Saudi Arabia

She has said that the "May doctrine" on foreign policy is pursuing the British national interest and not "sniping from the sidelines". Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (right)...

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Brexit caused by underlying economic failures and disunity in EU

Brexit caused by underlying economic failures and disunity in EU

The European Council had meant to publish the guidelines on its website straight away, but the BBC understands that two EU member states objected. Minutes before the joint press conference, Tusk twe...

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Anti-Zuma protests in SA as economic woes mount

Anti-Zuma protests in SA as economic woes mount

The march on Friday, which was the result of abrupt dismissal of finance minister Pravin Gordhan in a midnight cabinet reshuffle on 30 March, also brought together political opponents, civil society l...

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Warplane strikes Syrian town that was hit by chemical attack, again

Warplane strikes Syrian town that was hit by chemical attack, again

Constitution. Referring to Russia , Sir Michael wrote: "This latest war crime happened on their watch". "In the past few years, they have had every opportunity to pull levers and stop this civi...

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Trump and Xi Jinping 'made tremendous progress' at summit

Trump's aides insisted he had made good on his pledge to raise concerns about China's trade practices and said there was some headway, with Xi agreeing to a 100-day plan for trade talks aimed at boo...

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Trump ready to nuke North Korea

Many in the audience waved symbolic flags of a unified Korea - as North Korean flags are banned in the South - while singing and chanting songs of unification. However, the US intelligence bureaus suc...

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Trump's Syria strike celebrated by 'terrorists', Iran says

A statement from the Russian Foreign Ministry read: "The very presence of U.S. troops and other countries on the territory of Syria , without the consent of the Government or the decision of the UN ...

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Boris Johnson calls off Moscow visit over Syria

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was set to travel to Moscow on Monday, but made a decision to cancel the trip, stating that "developments in Syria have changed the situation fundamentally". "H...

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Abe praises Trump's security commitment after call on Syria, N Korea

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told President Donald Trump on Sunday he values highly the United States' commitment to global peace and security after the president approved military strikes against Sy...

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Rodgers rules out Arsenal job

Rodgers rules out Arsenal job

Rodgers, 44, moved to Parkhead seven months after he was dismissed as Liverpool boss. The only draws came at Inverness and at home to Rangers. Rodgers' side are still unbeaten having drawn just two ...

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Florida Leaders Give Bipartisan Support To Syria Airstrike

Many who had been angered by Trump's efforts to ban Syrians, along with visitors from several other Muslim-majority nations, welcomed what they saw as his new role as the avenger of civilians killed i...

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Eight suspects detained over St. Petersburg metro bombing

The DNA evidence, as well as closed-circuit television footage, led investigators to believe that Dzhalilov had blown himself up and had wanted to bomb the Vosstaniya Square station, the statement s...

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Stockholm truck attack suspect is rejected asylum seeker from Uzbekistan

His father John Bevington said: "We are all devastated by the untimely and tragic death of our talented, compassionate and caring son Chris". The statement said he was "a wonderful husband, son, fat...

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Trump's 'cordial' meeting with Xi overshadowed by US Syria strike

Trump's 'cordial' meeting with Xi overshadowed by US Syria strike

Trump said in an interview with the Financial Times published Sunday that China should help with the problem by using the "great influence" it has over Pyongyang , warning that if it doesn't, the ...

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US Navy strike group to be deployed near Korean Peninsula

The strike group will be operating in the Western Pacific until further notice instead of partaking in a series of previously planned Australian port visits. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said T...

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A Trump national security adviser tapped as Singapore envoy

The administration is still awaiting approval from Singapore and the post requires Senate confirmation. The move comes as Trump's national security adviser, H.R. Political pundits have noted signs o...

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Democrats Urge Trump to Veto Bill Blocking Online Privacy Rule

Last week, the Senate voted 50-48 to reverse the rules in a win for AT&T , Comcast and Verizon Communications. A bill to rescind the FCC internet privacy regulations issued in the final month...

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Connecticut's US Sen. Blumenthal announces opposition to Gorsuch

Connecticut's US Sen. Blumenthal announces opposition to Gorsuch

Democrats on the Judiciary Committee will spend Monday's session explaining why they oppose Gorsuch-they see him as too included to support corporate interests over individuals and too conservative ...

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Saudi Arabia 'fully supports' United States military strikes in Syria, Iran condemns

Ms Haley said the strike destroyed an air field from which Washington believes Damascus launched the attack on rebel-held Khan Sheikhun, where 86 people including 27 children died this week. "The U.S....

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President Rouhani: US missile attack on Syria helping terrorists

President Rouhani: US missile attack on Syria helping terrorists

Back on Friday, dozens of U.S. missile hit Shayrat airfield in western Syrian province of Homs in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack on the rebel-held town. Washington ordered the assault...

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13 killed, 42 wounded in Egypt church blast

The security forces intensified their presence around other churches, the country's Interior Ministry said. Jihadists and Islamists accuse Copts of supporting the military overthrow of Islamist pres...

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Russian UN envoy accuses US of violating international law in Syria

The United States and Russian Federation will maintain a hotline aimed at preventing midair collisions of their warplanes in Syria, senior USA military officials said today, contradicting Moscow's cla...

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15 killed, 42 injured in blast at Coptic church in Egypt

15 killed, 42 injured in blast at Coptic church in Egypt

A medical official at a hospital in Tanta confirmed to AFP that at least 13 people had been killed. The ministry said three policemen were among those killed in Sunday's attack, without providing an...

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Adityanath's order on illegal slaughterhouses affecting authorized establishments: Samajwadi Party

He said Uttar Pradesh had been deprived of the benefits of developement during the previous regimes and promised that his government would bring in the fruits of progress to the last man. "The Chief M...

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UP cabinet meetings to be held in different cities

UP cabinet meetings to be held in different cities

In the run-up to Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had promised farm loan waiver in the first cabinet meeting if BJP was voted to power. A promise of complete loan waiver was ...

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Ecuador socialist wins presidency, rival cries fraud

With more than 99 percent of polling places counted, Moreno had 51 percent of the vote while conservative banker Guillermo Lasso stood at just under 49 percent. Lasso had vowed to remove Assange if ...

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Refusing To Sing Vande Mataram Shows Narrow Mindedness, Says Yogi Adityanath

Refusing To Sing Vande Mataram Shows Narrow Mindedness, Says Yogi Adityanath

Amid the row over " Vande Mataram ", Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik today said everyone should respect the recognition given to it, while state's deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya held that ...

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