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Influential cleric enters Iran's presidential race

The president appeared in the afternoon at the interior ministry, where registration to stand for the election runs until Saturday. Unemployment is stuck at 12 percent, the promised billions in fore...

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Chinese experts play down chances of US-North Korea fighting

Last month, he urged North Korea to suspend its nuclear weapon and missile tests in exchange for South Korea and the USA putting their war games on hold, reviving a proposal first raised by Pyongyang...

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Everything We've Said About North Korea Is Coming True

Everything We've Said About North Korea Is Coming True

From Twitter threats to Tomahawk missiles, USA president Donald Trump's unorthodox and seemingly impulsive approach to foreign policy has unsettled China , piling new pressure on its hands-off Nor...

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Mourinho backs Ibrahimovic to fire Manchester United to Europa League success

The club still has one game in hand and need to finish the season in the top four or win the Europa League to qualify for next season's Champions League. "It's frustrating. We were so in control but...

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U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' on IS in Afghanistan

U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' on IS in Afghanistan

In a message distributed on the instant messaging app Viber, the Taliban said the United States had "no justification" for using such a powerful bomb during combat operations, calling it a "show" by U...

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Making Dortmund play so soon lacked empathy - Klopp

Making Dortmund play so soon lacked empathy - Klopp

It's about our dream, our big dream, and the squad did not have the feeling they could make the difference in the small situations. Unless you experienced it, you can't understand how bad it was for u...

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Atletico and Leicester both relatively satisfied with result

Atletico and Leicester both relatively satisfied with result

MARC ALBRIGHTON says referee Jonas Eriksson was wrong to award Atletico Madrid a penalty in their Champions League clash with Leicester. The referee pointed to the penalty spot but television re...

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ISIS fighters killed by 'MOAB'

More than 1,900 IS militants, several Afghan security forces and two US soldiers have been killed in Achin and neighboring district since 2015, according to Afghan military officials. On Twitter, Afgh...

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Tens of thousands join birthday protests against S. Africa's Zuma

He was also referring to comments made by Ekurhuleni mayor and Zuma ally Mzwandile Masina, who reportedly warned whites and civil-society groups who had called for the president to resign that things ...

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Defeating Islamic State is 'first priority' in Syria: Tillerson

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 . Tillerson said he sees ...

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Mandatory evacuations ordered as flooding hits New Zealand with Cyclone Cook

The cyclone formed around Vanuatu on Sunday before moving towards the Pacific islands of New Caledonia, bringing heavy rain and winds and causing cuts to power and water supplies. The remnants of Cycl...

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Canada Marijuana Legalization Plan Released, Would Legalize for Those 18+

Colorado lawmakers have backed off plans to regulate marijuana clubs, saying the state would invite a federal crackdown by approving Amsterdam-style pot clubs. Canada's President Justin Trudeau on Thu...

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Liberals introduce plan to legalize recreational marijuana by July 2018

The bill's backers framed it as an effort to reduce adolescent drug use and take profits out of the black market. " We know that criminal prohibition has failed ", former-police-chief-turned-MP B...

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United Kingdom scientists say samples from Syrian attack test positive for sarin

Trump followed up at a joint White House news conference with NATO's secretary-general. In response, Lavrov gave what amounted to a long lecture on what he described as an extensive list of USA effort...

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Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria gas attack probe

He said working groups would be established to improve U.S. "Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif with visit Moscow on Friday to participate in a meeting with foreign ministers of Russian Federat...

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Afghanistan Officials Say 36 ISIS Fighters Killed By 'Mother Of All Bombs'

The 21,000-pound GBU-43B, or massive ordnance air blast weapon, unleashed 11 tons of explosives. General John Nicholson, the US Commander for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in Afghan...

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China says no winners in Korea armed conflict

China says no winners in Korea armed conflict

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned that North Korea may be capable of firing a missile loaded with sarin nerve gas toward Japan. The USS Carl Vinson was diverted toward Guam in case a strike on N...

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Vimy Ridge: Royals to commemorate defining WW1 battle

Will and Harry laid red poppies and a commemorative pair of soldier boots in memory of those who lost their lives during the Battle of Vimy Ridge . Among those attending the ceremony in Vimy on Sun...

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Election officials "stunned" as Ahmadinejad registers to run for Iranian presidency

Ahmadinejad said he remained committed to his "moral promise" to Khamenei of not running for the May 19 election. That leaves many of spoils open to any candidate able to stoke conservative, nat...

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Assad: Chemical Attack Is a 'Fabrication'

Russia's relationship with the US has deteriorated since Trump assumed the Oval Office, Putin said in an interview aired Wednesday. The Russian leader also accused the West of playing the Syrian c...

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US May Launch Preemptive Strike If North Korea Moves Toward Nuclear Test

US May Launch Preemptive Strike If North Korea Moves Toward Nuclear Test

Trump said on Twitter his call with Xi was a "very good" discussion of the "menace of North Korea". Just two days after North Korea threatened a nuclear strike against the United States and a few ...

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Russian Federation relations at 'may be at an all-time low,' Trump says

President Donald Trump painted a bleak picture of U.S. -Russia relations Wednesday, saying that the relationship between the two nations may be at an "all-time low". "To Assad and the Syrian governmen...

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Assad calls chemical attack in Syria "a fabrication"

On Friday the two will join a three-way meeting with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif of Iran, another key ally of the Assad regime. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad called claims that he used ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation got court order to monitor ex-Trump adviser in Russian Federation probe

The Bureau last July secured a FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court) warrant to monitor Page pursuant to information suggesting ties between members of the Trump campaign and high-ranking Rus...

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Gas attack a 'fabrication' - Syria's Assad

Could Syria have launched the chemical weapons attack with Russia's advance knowledge? Less than 24 hours later, following a telephone call with Trump, Trudeau said publicly Canada now believed Assa...

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Noodles, not nukes: many in South Korea ignore tensions

Due to the increased tensions between the USA and North Korea, some suspect that Pyongyang will carry out its sixth nuclear test. "Whatever comes from the USA, we will cope with it". "Now we are compa...

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US Wants China to Use Economic Leverage Against North Korea for Denuclearization

US Wants China to Use Economic Leverage Against North Korea for Denuclearization

China's calls for calm come as tensions have risen with the dispatch of a United States aircraft carrier off the Korean Peninsula and the deployment of thousands of United States and South Korean troo...

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Kim Jong Un opens complex of N. Korean high-rise apartments

More than 100 foreign journalists boarded an Air China flight heading for Pyongyang on Wednesday to witness celebrations marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of the North Korean state's founding...

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Donegal mother dies after falling from boat on Lough Erne

Donegal mother dies after falling from boat on Lough Erne

An investigation has been launched and a post mortem examination is to be carried out. They are treating it as an accident. Despite the best efforts of doctors, she died. However, around 40 minutes ...

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UK scientists: Samples from Syrian attack test positive for sarin

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has dismissed reports of last week's chemical attack as "100% fabrication", an assertion at odds with numerous eyewitness accounts, independent analysis and even the e...

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US Secretary of State meets Vladimir Putin as tension deepens over Syria

Giving Tillerson a chilly reception, Lavrov said Russian Federation was trying to understand the "real intentions" of the Trump administration. The two top diplomats had sat down together earlier in...

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North Korea said to ready nuclear test as tensions climb

Xi told Trump that China believes the issue of North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear weapons development should be resolved through peaceful means, according to Chinese media re...

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The History Behind Good Friday

There would be memories of His childhood and some of the things He said . The truth is, at some point in time the memories that did exist would be in the minds of those who knew Him best and no on...

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NKorean: Nuke test will be when leaders see fit

NKorean: Nuke test will be when leaders see fit

As the US continues to publicly weigh options to contain the country and its nuclear ambition, Han said North Korea would not simply stand by if it believed Trump would follow through on his threats....

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U.S. 'playing the terrorism game' in Syria warns Lavrov

The United States launched a cruise missile attack on a Syrian air base in response to the attack on Friday. Tillerson said Syria was able to execute the attack, which killed scores of people, becau...

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