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Trump's strikes in Syria message to N Korea, other adversary nations: Tillerson

As with trade, it is likely that China will ably split the difference on the North Korean issue by constricting Pyongyang's financial lifeline, but fall short of completely suffocating the regime. It ...

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Egypt: Islamic State fans flame of sectarianism

Egypt: Islamic State fans flame of sectarianism

Copts, who make up about 10% of Egypt's 91 million residents, have been the target of increased persecution and discrimination since the toppling of Hosni Mubarak's regime in 2011. At the time, some...

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Egypt cabinet approves state of emergency

Egypt cabinet approves state of emergency

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi declared a three-month state of emergency in the country, where there has already been a major crackdown on dissent and political expression. Last week Trump h...

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North Korean Missile Test Fails, Say US and South Korea

According to the adviser, the US had good intelligence both before and after the launch . Pence is headed to Asia this weekend, with planned stops in Seoul; Jakarta, Indonesia; Tokyo and Sydney....

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Putin ignores US call for fresh start and backs Assad regime

Putin ignores US call for fresh start and backs Assad regime

On Monday, Eric Trump, the president's 33-year-old son, told The Daily Telegraph that if illicit ties between his father's campaign and Moscow existed, Thursday night's strikes would not have oc...

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North Korea surprises with display of new missiles

North Korea's display comes as tensions on the Korean Peninsula have spiked to alarming levels. "This morning's provocation from the North is just the latest reminder of the risks each one of you fa...

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Ender Inciarte christens SunTrust Park with its first home run

R.A. Dickey got the start for the Atlanta Braves in the second game of a three-game set against the Padres. That was only the beginning of the firsts that Inciarte, the Braves' Gold Glove-winning...

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President Trump briefed on North Korea's failed missile launch - Pentagon chief

China's most senior diplomat Yang Jiechi and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson exchanged views on the situation on the Korean peninsula by phone on Sunday, Beijing's official Xinhua news agency s...

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Canada introduces legislation to legalise marijuana

Canada introduces legislation to legalise marijuana

The legislation would set the minimum legal age for use and purchase at 18, though provinces would be able to raise the age . Individuals would be allowed to carry up to 30 grams of recreational ...

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22 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

A "garbage mountain" has collapsed on a village in Sri Lanka, leaving a reported 15 people dead. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). A Sri Lankan woman who lost her family members in a garbage dump colla...

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Pence says US commitment to South Korea stronger than ever

The event, which appeared to include new intercontinental and submarine-launched ballistic missiles, was a deliberate show of strength. Pence is due in Seoul at the start of a 10-day trip to Asia in...

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North Korean missile test fails, South Korea says

There was also what appeared to be a land-based medium- to long-range SLBM variant, known as Pukguksong-2 or KN-15, that North Korea test-fired in February, while U.S. The launch took place from the c...

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Morales' HR in 9th lifts Jays over O's 2-1, stops skid

Thursday night's game ended in a 2-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. Kevin Gausman and three relievers made a two-run rally in the fifth inning stand up as Baltimore improved to 2-1 on its nine-game ...

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North Korea missile test fails after showcase parade

President Donald Trump was uncharacteristically quiet about the failed launch, which was attempted from the east coast city of Sinpo. A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday from the coun...

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More than 100 killed in Syria blast, say White Helmets

The group says in a statement Saturday it condemns the "cowardly" attack, which also killed many government supporters, as they waited in a rebel-held area for the evacuation to be completed. There ...

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23 refugees rescued, almost 100 missing after boat sinks off Libya

23 refugees rescued, almost 100 missing after boat sinks off Libya

Officials in northern France say an operation to shelter more than 1,000 migrants has ended, five days after the camp they were staying in outside the port city of Dunkirk burned down. A Somali migran...

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Fire Rips Through 4-Story N.J. Apartment Complex, 100 People Displaced

Fire Rips Through 4-Story N.J. Apartment Complex, 100 People Displaced

About 150 firefighters responded, but have been unable to control the blaze. "Everybody says it's just material, but at the end of the day, it's everything you've worked so hard for", Rivas said. Ma...

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Again: Russia vetoes United Nations resolution on Syrian war

Again: Russia vetoes United Nations resolution on Syrian war

Trump added that he discussed with Stoltenberg additional steps to improve the bloc's fight against terrorism in Syria and around the world. The new measure would require "full cooperation with ...

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Canada moves to legalise recreational pot

Canada moves to legalise recreational pot

An official panel recommended late previous year that the government require plain packaging .While medical marijuana is already legal in Canada, consulting firm Deloitte has estimated annual sales o...

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Russia, Iran, Syria Issue Warning to US

Russia, Iran, Syria Issue Warning to US

The draft resolution, put forward by the council's Western permanent members France, the US and the United Kingdom, condemns the fatal April 4 attack and requests unimpeded access for the fact-finding...

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Syria responds to Trump's 'animal' remark for Assad

Mr Johnson also branded Syrian president Bashar Assad an "arch terrorist". "And it's the Syrian people who should give him descriptions, not Trump", Syria's Deputy Minister of Expatriates and Foreign ...

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Community members misusing triple talaq will face social boycott: AIMPLB

Community members misusing triple talaq will face social boycott: AIMPLB

The Supreme Court (SC) is now hearing a case on the constitutional validity of the practice some Muslims follow to annul their marriage pronouncing " talaq ", the Arabic word for divorce, thrice. Maul...

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Theresa May wants to inspire oppressed Saudi women

Theresa May wants to inspire oppressed Saudi women

She said: "A number of countries in the coalition have been taking action in Yemen, but in relation to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, the United Kingdom has been a significant donor". "The Saudi-le...

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Death toll from Syrian evacuee convoy blast rises to 112

The buses headed to the Jebrin area for a temporary housing center equipped with food and medical supplies, SANA said. Thousands of people and militants from the towns of Kefraya, Foah, Madaya and Z...

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Trump declares US-Russia ties may be at 'all-time low'

Trump declares US-Russia ties may be at 'all-time low'

Then-candidate Donald Trump repeatedly praised Vladimir Putin during the campaign, and he suggested a rapprochement with Russian Federation was both desirable and possible. Mrs May said: "As our amb...

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Jeff Varner apologizes for outing Zeke Smith as transgender on 'Survivor'

Varner was immediately and loudly condemned by the fellow members of his tribe, and subsequently booted by the show's host, Jeff Probst . Jeff Varner told rival and fellow contestant Zeke Smith t...

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North Korea missile test fails as Pence heads for South

McMaster said President Donald Trump has made clear he will not allow the nuclear-armed Pyongyang regime to put the USA and its regional allies under threat. The government says it is "concerned" by r...

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United States says chemical weapons attack in Syria was 'war crime'

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said a suspected chemical weapons attack was a "fabrication" to justify a U.S. strike on his forces, in an exclusive interview with AFP in Damascus . Syrian army's...

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Christians mark Easter at site of Jesus's resurrection

Christians mark Easter at site of Jesus's resurrection

Easter celebrations are preceded by the 40 days of Lent, a time of abstinence and penance. The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is described in the New Testament and the festival marked fo...

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British FM says Syria's Assad is a 'toxic arch-terrorist'

British FM says Syria's Assad is a 'toxic arch-terrorist'

The Russian Foreign Minister told reporters the parties had discussed key problems in the Middle East and Northern Africa, including the situation in Syria, Libya, Yemen, the Middle East settlement, i...

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Syria's Assad is an 'arch-terrorist': British FM

Syria's Assad is an 'arch-terrorist': British FM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, along with his Iranian and Syrian counterparts at a trilateral meeting in Moscow today denounced last week's USA attack on Syria . Denouncing a "very barbaric" ...

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Egypt Coptic Church cuts back Easter celebrations after attacks

On Wednesday, the ministry said it had identified the perpetrator of the Alexandria attack as Mahmud Hassan Mubarak Abdullah, born in Qena in 1986. Egypt's interior ministry on Thursday identifi...

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Russia, Iran, Syria denounce U.S. 'act of aggression'

The tension already arises between the two countries since the U.S President Donald Trump release his order to launch a missile at Syria's airbase which can be interpreted as an act of war by the Syri...

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France's Le Pen turns far-right party into contender for power

A fire service spokesman said the fire was "quickly brought under control" and damaged only the door and a doormat. Le Pen, who heads the far-right National Front (FN), is leading the race with in...

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Syria's chemical attack was '100% fabricated' - Assad

Mrs May said: "They are very clear that sarin or a sarin-like substance was used and as our ambassador to the United Nations made clear yesterday, like the United States, we believe it is highly likel...

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