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Observers: At least 126 dead in Syrian evacuee convoy bombing

Observers: At least 126 dead in Syrian evacuee convoy bombing

The government blamed the rebels for the attack. The next step of the evacuation will be in Zadabani, where 500 rebel commanders and civilians are set to leave next. A photo carried by al-Ikhbariya ...

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USA sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

USA sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

In the call with Xi, "the two leaders reaffirmed the urgency of the threat posed by North Korea's missile and nuclear programs, and committed to strengthen co-ordination in achieving the denuclearisat...

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Pope's timely Egypt visit comforts grief-stricken Christians

IS has threatened further attacks after the suicide bombings that killed 29 people in Cairo in December, and 45 people north of the capital earlier this month. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said Franci...

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Whitehall terror alert suspect named as Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali

Whitehall terror alert suspect named as Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali

Police say the six arrests are not connected to a separate incident in London on Thursday, when a man carrying knives was detained near the Prime Minister's office. Mrs May said: "It shows that our ...

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The aftermath of the U.S. strike against Syrian regime

It was Assad's first since the alleged April 4 chemical weapons attack prompted a U.S. cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base. Russia, Syria and Iran strongly warned the United States Friday aga...

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Rumours Of Irregularities In Referendum, Vain Effort

Rumours Of Irregularities In Referendum, Vain Effort

Turkey's parliament has approved a three-month extension of the state of emergency declared in the wake of last year's failed coup. Tezcan said that "we demand the cancellation of this referendum ...

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Holocaust controversy back to haunt Le Pen's election campaign

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has indicated that if elected, she will move to ban ritual slaughter of animals in France, as well as other methods of slaughter that do not utili...

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IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu, Set for Release After Meeting Bail Conditions

IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu, Set for Release After Meeting Bail Conditions

The judge, however, barred the IPOB leader from granting press interview while on bail. He was also to produce a highly respected and recognised Jewish leader and a highly respected person, who is r...

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North Korea ballistic missile test seems to have failed: South Korea

Instead, he put forward a familiar Chinese idea to ease tensions: North Korea suspending its nuclear and missile activities, if the USA and South Korea stop military exercises in the region. The Trump...

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From the European Union to Trump, the world reacts to French vote

Le Pen, 48, was first out of the blocks after the first round of voting on Sunday, hitting the campaign trail and accusing the pro-EU centrist Macron of representing "runaway globalisation" and lackin...

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Japan, US on high alert over N. Korea

Harris said that he was taking Kim Jong Un at his word that the North Korean leader is determined to develop a long-range nuclear missile that could strike the USA and that should "provide us all a s...

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NSA will stop gathering some messages from U.S. residents

NSA will stop gathering some messages from U.S. residents

Nonetheless, NSA has determined that in light of the factors noted, this change is a responsible and careful approach at this time . The NSA was supposed to put special procedures in place created to...

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China launches its first homegrown aircraft carrier

China launches its first homegrown aircraft carrier

China began building its second carrier in November 2013. The carrier's hull is fully constructed, the official Xinhua news agency said , adding that the propulsion, power and other main systems ...

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Trump signals need to fight Canadian dairy policies

Trump fired back again on Thursday following Trudeau's remarks, calling the impact from Canada's dairy policies "a disgrace" while signing a directive to the Commerce Department to speed up an investi...

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Taliban launches annual offensive in Afghanistan

Taliban launches annual offensive in Afghanistan

Afghan security forces take part in an ongoing operation against Islamic State (IS) militants in the Achin district of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on April 14, 2017. The group said that the...

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Zidane says people should stop Le Pen in French election

On an impromptu tour Saturday of the farmers' market in the central town of Poitiers, Macron listened to a grain farmer complain of low-price competition from other European Union countries and a ve...

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30th Asean summit opens

30th Asean summit opens

Duterte, together with his partner Cielito "Honeylet" Avanceña, welcomed regional leaders to the 30th Asean Leaders' Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City. Asea...

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Canada Trade Dispute Is About Votes Not Money

Canada Trade Dispute Is About Votes Not Money

Moreover, lumber prices have already jumped 22 percent since the beginning of the year, largely in anticipation of new tariffs. He expects mills will be hard hit, especially the smaller ones. The Unit...

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Boris Johnson stands by £350m extra NHS funding after Brexit campaign claim

Boris Johnson stands by £350m extra NHS funding after Brexit campaign claim

How exactly we were able to implement would be for the government and the prime minister to decide. Earlier this month the United States carried out a missile strike against a Syrian air base just d...

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Explosions Rock Damascus Airport Following Cargo Flights From Iran

Explosions Rock Damascus Airport Following Cargo Flights From Iran

Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz on Thursday appeared to confirm reports that Israel was behind an overnight airstrike near the Damascus airport. "When we receive intelligence that points to the...

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Netanyahu cancels meeting with German minister after dispute

According to the Israeli government, the meeting had been cancelled, because Siegmar Gabriel's visit to Israel also included meetings with the left wing activist groups "Betselem" and " Breaking the ...

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British counter-terrorism officers storm London home; 1 woman injured in shooting

At 7 p.m. local time, police shot tear gas into the Harlesden Road home in Willesden where they shot a woman in her 20s before arresting another woman and a man, both 20, as well as a 16-year-old boy,...

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Malegaon blast accused Purohit moves SC for bail

Malegaon blast accused Purohit moves SC for bail

After being released on bail in the Malegaon blast case on Thursday after spending nine years in custody at jails and hospitals, Pragya Singh Thakur had alleged before journalists that the Congress ha...

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US Defence Secretary Makes Unannounced Visit To Afghanistan

US Defence Secretary Makes Unannounced Visit To Afghanistan

Top officials said Monday that the USA needs to confront Russian Federation for providing arms to the Taliban in the wake of a devastating attack on an Afghan army base. McMaster. Mattis is expected...

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Zuckerberg tours Ford assembly plant

On the UM-Dearborn Facebook page , Zuckerberg's visit was described as part of a larger challenge for himself in the year 2017, with plans to meet and talk with people from all 50 states by the end o...

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After US warns North Korea military action on table, Pyongyang tests missile

Military officials in South Korea and the United States confirmed that Pyongyang launched a missile test - believed to be a medium-range ballistic missile KN-17 - on Saturday, but it was the second ...

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Poland chides France's Macron for backing tougher line on Warsaw

The petition comes after a number of cases in which journalists were excluded from covering campaign events or the anti-EU, anti-immigrant candidate herself, who faces centrist Emmanuel Macron in the ...

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Two Americans killed in IS Afghan raid

Two Americans killed in IS Afghan raid

While Afghan officials said between 36 and roughly 100 Islamic State fighters were killed in the strike, the USA military has not announced what exactly the massive bomb accomplished. The officials sa...

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Right-winger Dupont-Aignan endorses Le Pen for French president

Hollande made his remarks shortly after Le Pen announced that if she won the May 7 run-off she would name eurosceptic Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as her prime minister. President Francois Hollande urged the...

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Trump urges United Nations to 'solve the problem' of North Korea's weapons program

Trump urges United Nations to 'solve the problem' of North Korea's weapons program

A ministry source said Wu was likely to meet his Japanese nuclear counterpart on Wednesday. What this all adds up to depends on whether President Trump has rejected the advice given to his predecess...

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Syria state media says Israel behind attack

Syria state media says Israel behind attack

As per the media of Israel, they were storing weapons for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. President Bashar al-Assad, quoted on Thursday by SANA , said Damascus was negotiating with Moscow ...

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Polls: Millenials rate President Trump's 100 days a whooping 'F'

Polls: Millenials rate President Trump's 100 days a whooping 'F'

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin this week said Trump is proposing a tax overhaul that would spur economic growth, which the administration argues would help reduce deficits over the long haul by addi...

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Trump signs order to expand ocean oil drilling

Trump signs order to expand ocean oil drilling

The Financial Times says it received a leaked draft executive order that Trump had originally planned to sign on Saturday before back-tracking and agreeing to renegotiate the trade pact. A North Kor...

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USA can afford President Trump's radical tax cut

The U.S. has the highest statutory tax rate in the developed world, discouraging business investment and job creation. "The upshot is that a tax on reinvested foreign earnings won't come close to pa...

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Trump agrees to renegotiate NAFTA with Mexico, Canada

Trump agrees to renegotiate NAFTA with Mexico, Canada

The relationship is very special. Trucks continued to be the most heavily utilized mode for moving goods to and from both Canada and Mexico, accounting for 59.7 percent ($28.1 billion) of the $47.2 bi...

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