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White House says fourth detention of USA citizen in N. Korea "concerning"

Kim Mi Ok said her husband has been involved in agricultural development work at the university's experimental farm since 2014. His wife, Kim Mi-ok told CNN on Monday that she waited in a Chinese ...

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Syrian army will respond to violations of de-escalation plan, deputy PM

But it remains to be seen whether this latest worldwide effort will be any different than numerous other attempts that have thus far failed to end the six-year conflict. The US state department last w...

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Trump calls Macron to congratulate him on election win

Welcoming Macron, Chair of United Kingdom based Sikh Federation Amrik Singh said: "We have been in regular contact with Sikhs in France and understand his political position on many issues could res...

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North Korea test-fires ballistic missile, challenges newly elected leader in South

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who took office on Wednesday, held his first National Security Council in response to the launch, which he called a "clear violation" of U.N. North Koreans, America...

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India skips China's Silk Road summit, warns of 'unsustainable' debt

The initiative is essentially about balancing the global economy, said Zhang Yansheng of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges. However in its statement, New Delhi has said " We ar...

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Hamza bin Laden vows to carry on Osama's mission

Hamza bin Laden vows to carry on Osama's mission

Soufan added that Hamza wrote those letters to Osama when he was 22 years old. He called for jihadists around the globe to "avenge the children of Syria, the widows of Palestine, the women of Iraq...

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North Korea Accuses CIA Of 'Bio-Chemical' Plot Against Leadership

North Korea Accuses CIA Of 'Bio-Chemical' Plot Against Leadership

For the Central Intelligence Agency "assassination by use of biochemical substances including radioactive substance and nano poisonous substance is the best method that does not require access to the ...

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Isreali Ambassador Blasts UNESCO Over Jerusalem Vote

The resolution, passed by 22 votes to 10 on Tuesday (2 May), branded Israel's annexation of the eastern city as a violation of worldwide law, mirroring a UN Security Council resolution passed in Decem...

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Trump warns Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

Trump said his week was "great", and he said "there's no good time to fire someone". In his letter firing Comey on Tuesday, Trump wrote , "While I greatly appreciate you informing me, on three...

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Poll gives UK Conservatives big lead ahead of June election

The Tories think Jeremy Corbyn's foreign policy is one of the Labour leader's weak points. Mr Corbyn claims this is the fourth general election in a row to be held "while Britain is at war and i...

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North Korea fires unidentified projectile: South Korea military

The North has consistently test-fired missiles in that direction. "The ballistic target had been tracked in flight by the SPRN for 23 minutes before it fell into the central part of the Sea of Japan...

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Trump warns Comey not to 'leak' conversations

A political firestorm has engulfed Washington since Trump's sacking of FBI director James Comey, who was leading the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump election campaign and Rus...

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Acting FBI chief declines to say if Trump under investigation

Acting FBI chief declines to say if Trump under investigation

The lead signer, MA attorney general Maura Healey, was joined by her colleagues from California, Connecticut, Washington , DC, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, New Mexico, New York, North Car...

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I wanted to fire 'showboat' James Comey anyway

Trump is the decider and he needs you to know that, even though that badly undermines the White House's spin. "It has been the greatest privilege and honor of my professional life to work with him". T...

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Here's everything you need to know about the local election results

It lost 143 seats, every one it was defending so far. The results prompted a furious response from former donor Arron Banks, who said Ukip was "finished as an electoral force" under its current lead...

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China offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

Xi Jinping said the Initiative focuses not only on the Asian, European and African countries, but is also open to all other nations. India boycotted the BRF due to its sovereignty concerns over the ...

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China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

Representatives of numerous countries are attending the forum, including North Korea, which the United States has objected to. Russian President Vladimir Putin was one of the prominent heads of state....

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Chinese President Inaugurates Belt and Road Summit

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in his address during the opening ceremony, made veiled references to India as he spoke about CPEC. Speaking on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum Sunday...

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Trump on Israeli-Palestinian peace: 'We will get it done'

Only a two-state solution, Abbas said, would allow Palestinians to focus on fighting terrorism and enable Arab states to establish normal relations with Israel . Others include a Palestinian end to a...

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North Korea launches ballistic missile — South Korean military

A statement said the missile was sacked from near Kusong City, in North Phyongan province, and that the South Korean and US militaries were analyzing the details. Moon immediately convened an emergenc...

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Trump's lawyers: No Russian income in last decade with a 'few exceptions'

Graham's office said he received it Thursday night. And the third explained "over the years, it is likely that TTO or third-party entities engaged in ordinary course sales of goods or services to Ru...

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Abbas: Palestine Still Wants East Jerusalem and 1967 Borders

Abbas expressed hope that a peace deal could be reached during the Trump administration and applauded the president's " great negotiating ability ". Trump praised Israeli-Palestinian security coope...

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Mike Rogers gets Federal Bureau of Investigation agents endorsement for director

Mike Rogers gets Federal Bureau of Investigation agents endorsement for director

President Donald Trump said Saturday that "we can make a fast decision" on a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director, possibly by late next week, before he leaves on his first foreign trip since ...

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EVMs can't be tampered with: EC at all party meet

EVMs can't be tampered with: EC at all party meet

The AAP members were seen carrying banners and raising slogans with full outrage. "Why doesn't the EC open up this challenge for global hackers, media and election commissioners of foreign democracies...

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Ricketts: Nebraska will benefit from exporting beef to China

Ricketts: Nebraska will benefit from exporting beef to China

But since he hit it off with Chinese President Xi Jinping last month, he has dropped the idea of labelling China a currency manipulator. "It's at least a $2.5 billion market that's being opened u...

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United States says Donald Trump can't imagine Russian Federation pleased with North Korea missile

It impacted "so close to Russian soil. the president can not imagine that Russia is pleased", the White House said. Shen Dingli, a professor of global relations at Fudan University in Shanghai, says...

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'Trump Is Right': Sanders Talks Up Aussie Health Care

The president shocked and astonished citizens after he drew a comparison praising Australia during his meeting with Malcolm Turnbull, the nation's prime minister, only hours following the repeal o...

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Moon condemns N. Korean missile launch

The launch is the first since a new liberal president took office in South Korea on Wednesday saying dialogue as well as pressure must be used to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and stop the Nor...

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Xi-Moon talks dwell on Korean nuke tensions

Moon has pledged to build bridges with the North, which some US media already dubbed "Moonshine policy" in allusion to the " sunshine policy " of President Kim Dae-jung. Moon expressed his hope for a ...

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Police investigate killing of Ohio police chief, 2 others

Authorities have identified the victims of a shooting at an OH nursing home Friday by a gunman who was later found dead inside the care facility. 'I don't know if there was an exchange of gunfire '...

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Syrian Opposition Captures Most of Tabqa from Daesh

Syrian Opposition Captures Most of Tabqa from Daesh

In this undated photo released Thursday, May 11, 2017, by Hawar News, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria, shows fighters from the Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces, patro...

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North Korea claims plot reveals U.S. state-sponsored terrorism

Gardner was unmoved by the barbs, saying in a statement Monday that the United States "is not going to sit idly by while Kim Jong Un tries to hold the world hostage with his illicit arsenal of mass de...

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United Kingdom election: May seeks similarly 'strong mandate' to Macron

Philippe Braud, professor emeritus at Sciences Po university in Paris, said Macron's decisive win on Sunday meant an outright majority - deemed highly improbable just a few weeks ago - was "not imposs...

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Philippines President Duterte says he may turn down Trump's White House invitation

Philippines President Duterte says he may turn down Trump's White House invitation

Now there is 3 million, what is it, 3 million drug addicts (in the Philippines), there are. "If they press hard, then the situation there, indeed, can lead to a big war", the expert said. "It was not ...

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Local polls boost May five weeks before United Kingdom general election

By 6am, the Conservatives had gained more than 100 seats in England, while Labour had lost 45. The Labour party sought to play down its drubbing with the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, claiming ...

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