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Syria chemical attack 'fabricated' - Assad

They had said it was "very clear" sarin or a sarin-like substance was used. Despite U.S. and other Western intelligence agencies' claims that the April 4 attack that killed more than 80 people came ...

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Russian, Iranian presidents denounce USA strikes against Syria

The secretary of state said the USA priority remains to defeat ISIS. Iran has provided crucial military and economic assistance to Assad throughout Syria's six-year civil war. attack on the airbase....

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Kulbhushan Jadhav innocent man, don't know his location yet

Kulbhushan Jadhav innocent man, don't know his location yet

India has not received any report from the Iranian government on this issue even through they said they were conducting an investigation into the matter a year ago. About his fake passport and identit...

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Moment MOAB bomb obliterates ISIS targets in Afghanistan in video

Moment MOAB bomb obliterates ISIS targets in Afghanistan in video

The U.S. estimates 600-800 IS fighters are in Afghanistan, mostly in Nangarhar. "This is the right munition to reduce these obstacles and maintain the momentum of our offensive against ISIS-K", he ...

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Assad: Syria gas attack '100% fabricated'

He said the entire incident was "fabricated" and "unconvincing". A planned vote on a resolution collapsed Thursday night at the United Nations as the U.S. But "with its veto, Russian Federation said...

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Stockholm truck attack suspect reported to have confessed

Stockholm truck attack suspect reported to have confessed

Two of the dead were Swedes, one was a Briton and the other a Belgian, Hysing said. Fifteen people were injured, 10 of whom were still hospitalized as of Sunday . Sweden's public broadcaster SVT had ...

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U.S. attack on Syria air base crossed 'red lines': Assad allies

U.S. attack on Syria air base crossed 'red lines': Assad allies

The Syrian foreign minister denied the government's involvement in the Idlib incident, saying it had never nor would it ever use chemical weapons on either civilians or terrorists operating in the cou...

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Is Steve Bannon's White House career dead?

Not every Trump insider is numbering Bannon's days. The guidance does not contain agency-specific hiring goals or limits, Mulvaney said. The hospice remark was in response to Trump's Tuesday in...

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Russia Vetoes UNSC Condemnation of Assad's Chemical Attack

Russia Vetoes UNSC Condemnation of Assad's Chemical Attack

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Thursday to support the investigation by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons into the chemical weap...

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Evacuation of 4 Syrian villages starts with prisoner swap

Early Friday, at least 80 buses left the government-held towns of Fuaa and Kafraya in Idlib province in the northwest, an AFP correspondent in rebel-held territory said. Most of eastern Aleppo was d...

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Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator

But 83 days into his presidency, the president struck a different chord. The Trump administration has not labeled any country, including China, as a currency manipulator in a report examining exchan...

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USA berates Syria at OPCW meeting on Syrian chemical attack

The head of the worldwide body that investigates responsibility for reports of chemical weapons use in Syria is taking a new job as the United Nations grapples with responding to another alleged p...

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Arrest of ousted Park puts Samsung on edge

Arrest of ousted Park puts Samsung on edge

On live television and lit by a barrage of camera flashes, Park did not speak as she exited the Seoul Central District Court building before heading to a prosecutors' office where she will be held u...

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Global experts to study Syrian gas attack

Assad's claim is being echoed by his Kremlin backers, who claim the USA orchestrated the event as pretext for the military action. "They fabricated the whole story in order to have a pretext for the...

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North Korea sarin threat: Japan warns of chemical weapon missile risk

The warning comes soon after a sarin gas attack in Syria killed dozens of civilians, prompting retaliation on a Syrian airbase by the USA military using cruise missiles. President Bill Clinton conside...

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Russia's Assad stance dims hopes for US thaw

The White House wants to see Russian Federation drop its support for Assad, whom Trump labelled a "butcher". Lavrov said President Vladimir Putin confirmed his "readiness" to resume a deal on flight...

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22-year-old bomber was behind St Petersburg attack: Russian Federation

Petersburg that killed 13 passengers. The parents of the suspected suicide bomber in Monday's deadly explosion on the St. Petersburg subway have arrived in St. The Eiffel Tower will remain dark over...

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N. Korea gears up to celebrate birthday of country's founder

The news comes as the North Korean army on Friday vowed a "merciless" response to any USA provocation, according to the country's official news agency KCNA . Vice President Mike Pence planned to t...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation head: Trump has been 'very consistent' in support

White House Secretary Sean Spicer and President Donald Trump framed the policy flip as a victory, as NATO's General Secretary noted on Wednesday that NATO Allies have pledged $10bn more in defense ...

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American UN ambassador steps up rhetoric on Russian Federation over Syria

American UN ambassador steps up rhetoric on Russian Federation over Syria

There can not be a "political solution" in war-torn Syria unless President Bashar al-Assad is removed from power, USA ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said a day after the Donald Trump a...

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US 'Mother of All Bombs' killed 36 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan

The GBU-43, or Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, is also known as the "Mother of all Bombs" due to its acronym and contains 11 tons of explosives. The weapon is the largest non-nuclear explosive in t...

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Exchange of residents begins under evacuation deal

On Friday, buses set out from the regime-besieged Madaya and Zabadani districts carrying some 2,350 passengers, including nearly 1,000 opposition fighters. The evacuations are a result of months of ne...

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Pentagon Releases Video Of 'Mother Of All Bombs' Attack In Afghanistan

An nearly 1000 kilogram bomb dropped by USA forces on an Islamic State hideout killed about three dozen militants in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Friday, raising further questions about the alr...

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Egyptian Police Kill Seven Jihadists Following Church Bombings

The Liberian leader said, "In the wake of these senseless and barbaric attacks on the peaceful people of Egypt, we condemn this act of violence and give you our assurances of united efforts to curtail...

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Conservative Muslims gather before French vote

The Paris fire department says no one was injured in the incident overnight and the blaze was quickly extinguished. French judges want to inform Le Pen that she is formally placed under investigatio...

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Brave Dortmund downed by Monaco

Brave Dortmund downed by Monaco

Spanish defender Marc Bartra, injured in the attack, said he was " doing much better " after surgery on his wrist. The talent evaluator was in the crowd for Dortmund's 3-2 first leg home loss to AS ...

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Pakistan links Karachi don Uzair Baloch to 'spy' Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan links Karachi don Uzair Baloch to 'spy' Kulbhushan Jadhav

The External Affairs Ministry also said that New Delhi was not aware where Kulbhushan Jadhav was held and the condition he was in due to Islamabad's refusal to provide consular access to him. Jadh...

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Graham: By Flying From Attacked Base, Assad Is Telling Trump 'F You'

The joint command centre also said the presence of U.S. troops in northern Syria where Washington has hundreds of special forces helping the Syrian Democratic Forces to oust Islamic State (IS) was "...

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Russian Federation relations at 'all-time low' after Syria attacks

Russian Federation says rebels were responsible for whatever chemical agent was found, which the Trump administration calls a disinformation campaign. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Fri...

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'Harry Potter' triumphs with magical sweep at Olivier Awards

The nine awards beat a joint record held by Matilda and Curious Incident of the Dog In the Nighttime, which both won seven awards apiece. "They've done a survey and it's something like 60% of audi...

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Aide: Secret Service firings to follow fence-jumping

Aide: Secret Service firings to follow fence-jumping

Although several alarm sensors were triggered during the intrusion, officials estimated Tran had been on White House grounds undetected for 15 minutes. The incident happened just before midnight on Ma...

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States now allowed to defund Planned Parenthood

States now allowed to defund Planned Parenthood

The bill reverses a rule the Obama administration issued late past year to protect funding for Planned Parenthood. Roughly a dozen states have either attempted to defund or successfully have defunde...

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US sends dozens of troops to Somalia, 1st time in decades

The troops arrived in their dozens in Somalia's capital city on April 2 from the 101st Airborne Division in Ft. The new arrivals from the 101st Airborne Division will not be added to the mission of th...

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New Cold War? US and Russian Federation tensions spiking

I have absolutely no doubt we did the right thing. Tillerson reiterated the United States position that Assad must eventually relinquish power in Syria. But the civil war in Syria has driven a wed...

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Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

Anti-abortion activists cheered the move as a way to return some measure of discretion to states, which will now have the latitude they once did in deciding how to mete out Title X funds. By creatin...

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