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Syria strike a message to N Korea, among others: Tillerson

Syria strike a message to N Korea, among others: Tillerson

Gen. H.R. McMaster, cited a "pattern of provocative behavior" on North Korea's part. In their 20-minute conversation, Trump said he emphasized the importance of the Seoul-Washington alliance and spe...

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Diplomats can't agree on what Trump will do next in Syria

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Russian Federation failed to live up to its agreement in a chemical weapons accord. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has ramped up Australia's demand t...

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Egypt declares emergency following twin church bombings

Egypt declares emergency following twin church bombings

The two attacks happened in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria. "A number of measures will be taken, topped by the declaration of a state of emergency, after all legal and constitutional procedures ...

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State of emergency in Egypt after IS church bombings kill 44

The second, carried out just a few hours later by a suicide bomber in Alexandria, hit the historic seat of the Coptic Pope, killing 17, including three police officers, and injuring 35, the ministry a...

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8 die in firing, as violence mars polling in Kashmir

8 die in firing, as violence mars polling in Kashmir

The voter turnout was abysmally low till 1500 hours with only 5.84 per cent of the 12.61 lakh electorate exercising their franchise, the officials said. Anantnag fell vacant after Mehbooba Mufti quit ...

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Lahore: CTD shot dead 10 terrorists involved in Mall Road blast

Lahore: CTD shot dead 10 terrorists involved in Mall Road blast

According to a statement released by Pakistan's Counter-Terrorism Department, the incident occurred in the early morning of Saturday, when security forces were taking five arrested members of Jamaat-u...

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Korea: US Strike on Syria 'Unforgivable'

Korea: US Strike on Syria 'Unforgivable'

The Pentagon announced on Saturday that a Navy carrier strike group was moving toward the western Pacific Ocean to provide a physical presence near the Korean Peninsula. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida...

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Trump Calls Korean Leader Over THAAD Talks with China

Trump Calls Korean Leader Over THAAD Talks with China

The attention has since shifted on to the next move by North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Kim added the two sides agreed "an even stronger United Nations resolution" will have to be adopted in the eve...

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US strike group headed towards Korean Peninsula

North Korea conducted another ballistic missile test on April 5, shortly before Xi and Trump met. Kim has said previously his regime is close to developing a ballistic missile capable of carrying a nu...

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Northern Ireland: UK government may have to consider direct rule

James Brokenshire, secretary of state for Northern Ireland, is now responsible for either calling another election, imposing direct rule from Westminster, or allow time for a compromise to be found. B...

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Indian 'spy' sentenced to death in Pakistan

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said a Field General Court Martial awarded the death sentence to Jadhav and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed the same. Hailing from Mumbai, Kul...

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Russian Inaction Helped Fuel Syria Chemical Attacks, Tillerson Says

On Facebook, Russian Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev claimed the relationship with Washington was about to be "completely ruined" and argued that the two nations suddenly found themselves just one s...

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Egypt declares state of emergency following church attacks

According to the Egyptian Constitution, a president can only declare a state of emergency with the parliament's approval. Following the the two suicide bombings carried out by so-called the Islamic ...

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United States 'understands' Israeli decision to build new settlement in occupied West Bank

Israeli media on Friday reported that Netanyahu, facing pressures pulling him in different directions, announced the new slowdown policy at a meeting the night before, where his cabinet also approved ...

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Saffiyah Khan 'not scared' by Birmingham EDL protest confrontation

Saffiyah Khan 'not scared' by Birmingham EDL protest confrontation

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the woman said she retorted with a "No to Islamophobia" "No to war" when the demonstrators rushed towards her. Khan smiled as she confronted the man, identified as ...

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Egypt declares state of emergency after double Palm Sunday Coptic church blasts

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has reportedly claimed responsibility for the two attacks on churches in Egypt that left at least 37 people dead and injured several others. Trump condemned ...

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Saudi crown prince discusses enhancing bilateral ties with May

Rights groups including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have called for an end to arms sales from Britain and the United States to Saudi Arabia over the coalition s actions in the Arabian...

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Over 500 Iraqi Civilians Killed, Some 550 Wounded in March

Over 500 Iraqi Civilians Killed, Some 550 Wounded in March

As of the end of February 2017, "it is more likely than not, at least 229 civilians have been unintentionally killed by coalition strikes since the start of Operation Inherent Resolve " in Iraq and S...

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Venezuela's Maduro blasts foe for chemical attack comments

Venezuela's Maduro blasts foe for chemical attack comments

The collapse in prices for Venezuela's crucial oil exports has sapped the country's revenues. Protesters in the capital chanted " Liberty, Liberty " and carried signs saying " Dictator Maduro! ". Whil...

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Israel shuts Egypt border crossing following terror warning

Israel shuts Egypt border crossing following terror warning

Residents of the Eshkol Regional Council heard a red alert rocket siren this morning after a rocket was sacked from the Sinai Peninsula toward southern Israel. But Israel has urged its citizens to avo...

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Chinese state media cheer Xi-Trump meeting

Chinese state media cheer Xi-Trump meeting

The Donald Trump-Xi Jinping summit was off to a good start: Xi nailed the handshake. North Korea said on Saturday US missile strikes against a Syrian airfield on Friday were "an unforgivable act of ...

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North Korea Criticizes US Strikes on Syria as 'Unforgiveable'

Speculation of an imminent nuclear test is brewing as the North marks major anniversaries this month including the 105th birthday of its founding leader - usually celebrated with a demonstration of mi...

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Syria strike a 'message to others'

Syria strike a 'message to others'

Tillerson said North Korea seems to have perfected its missile delivery system, and this is Washington's greatest concern. The carrier strike group had taken part in joint US-South Korean war games bu...

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Trump administration warns North Korea against provocation

Trump administration warns North Korea against provocation

Xinhua also brought up several past bombings carried out by the USA, such as the 1998 missile strike on the Al-Shifa pharmaceutical factory in Sudan. Following a phone call on Sunday, Russian presid...

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United States strike group headed towards Korean Peninsula

On Wednesday, North Korea fired a medium-range test missile into the Sea of Japan. A clash with North Korea could spark a wider conflict. Still, Mr Trump sent a message to North Korea and its ally...

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Investigation of Mosul civil casualties expanded

Investigation of Mosul civil casualties expanded

Amid reports of dozens civilians killed by airstrikes in Mosul , the statement said that "protection of civilians must be the absolute priority". U.S. officials have said that an increase in ci...

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Outrage grows over Congress' Internet privacy vote

It is now on President Trump's desk, and he is expected to sign it into law soon. Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation. "I don't think of...

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Man tries to swim away from seafood bill, fails

Man tries to swim away from seafood bill, fails

Terry Peck , who goes by 2pec, reportedly ate over €420 worth of seafood and alcohol including two lobster mornays and 21 oyster shooters at a high end restaurant in Queensland. Police opposed bail, r...

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Islamic State reportedly kills more than 30 in Iraq's Tikrit

Islamic State reportedly kills more than 30 in Iraq's Tikrit

In February, Iraqi ground forces - backed by USA -led coalition air power - began fresh operations aimed at ousting Daesh militants from western Mosul, the terrorist group's last bastion in northern...

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Hungarian PM denounces Soros-backed college, US urges restraint

Hungarian PM denounces Soros-backed college, US urges restraint

Hungary approved a new law in a fast-track procedure on Tuesday that could force a university founded by financier George Soros out of the country despite a protest against the plan in Budapest an...

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UN Condemns N.Korean Missile Test

While sources old the network that Air Force officials aren't in support of the possible move, former USA ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert said "well over 50 percent" of Koreans do. The US missi...

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United States carrier strike group heads toward W. Pacific near Korea

Last August, Pyongyang also successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) 500 kilometres (300 miles) towards Japan, far exceeding any previous sub-launched tests, in what Kim h...

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Egypt declares state of emergency after deadly church bombings

Egypt declares state of emergency after deadly church bombings

The church bombings took place on Palm Sunday in Alexandria and Tanta. In December, 25 people were killed and scores of others injured when a bomb blast struck a church in central Cairo. "Let us pra...

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The Trump Administration Has No Idea What It's Doing on Syria

The U.S. has failed to achieve the goal behind the aggression, which was lifting the morale of the U.S. -backed terrorist groups after the victories made by the Syrian army recently, Assad said duri...

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Whistling crowd protests Vucic's presidential election win

It was not clear if any group was behind the protests as participants said they had no leader and were organised through the Facebook social network. "A huge majority of people in Serbia support con...

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