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Water Wars: With US Distracted, China Makes Moves

South-East Asian nations and China have agreed on a draft framework for a code of conduct aimed at preventing armed clashes in the disputed South China Sea , the Philippines said Friday. In a...

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Manchester bomber Abedi 'phoned mother to say forgive me hours before attack'

Manchester bomber Abedi 'phoned mother to say forgive me hours before attack'

The developments came as the police investigation was hit by further leaks to the United States media, with the New York Times releasing crime scene photos appearing to show bomb fragments and the bac...

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Condemning Manchester bomb blast, MUIS says ISIS has no place in Islam

Condemning Manchester bomb blast, MUIS says ISIS has no place in Islam

The imam of the center, Sheikh Mohammad Saeed, said he believed Abedi gave him a "face of hate " after he gave a sermon denouncing terrorism. Nevertheless, the city has seen a rash of Islamophob...

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Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing

Meanwhile, the Meteorology Department said that rain and windy condition is expected to continue over the South-Western part of the country due to South-Western monsoon. He said this was only part of ...

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PM inaugurates India's longest bridge

The bridge is situated around 100 km from the McMahon line separating India and China. The Prime Minister, accompanied by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal , Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit...

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Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM intercept

Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM intercept

The test, expected Tuesday, will entail the launch of a mock intercontinental ballistic missile from a test site in the Marshall Islands . The intention is that the missile will be met by an intercep...

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Manchester attack: British police stop sharing information with U.S. following leaks

Following the tragic event, the arena tweeted the message: "We are shocked and deeply saddened by the bad tragedy in Manchester". The bombing, which took place at the Manchester Arena indoor ven...

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Russians 'discussed how to influence Trump via his aides'

Russians 'discussed how to influence Trump via his aides'

The hearing came a day after Trump's former national security advisor, Michael Flynn , defied a subpoena to provide the Senate Intelligence Committee documents on his Russian Federation ties. "...

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Manchester United wins Europa League

Manchester United wins Europa League

Mourinho agreed with European governing body UEFA's decision to allow the match to go ahead, but said the victory would always be associated with sad thoughts about what happened in Manchester . It ...

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FBI Misses Deadline To Turn Over Comey Memos On Trump

Chaffetz told Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe his committee may "at any time" investigate "any matter", citing House rules. The controversy has engulfed Trump's administration since he fired Com...

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Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron exchanged a white-knuckled handshake

Trump and Macron met for the first time at the US ambassador's residence in Brussels on Thursday. You catch all sorts of things. I was among the journalists, politicians, philanthropists and think...

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Trump wants ME peace 'compromise' but admits won't be easy

The president arrived in Israel after a weekend in Saudia Arabia, which was the first top on his week-long trip overseas spanning the Middle East and Europe. He said he was keen to "keep the door ...

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Father, brother of alleged bomber detained

Father, brother of alleged bomber detained

Of the 59 wounded, many were children under 16. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Abedi had "likely" been to Syria after the trip to Libya, citing information provided by British intell...

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USA grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu

President Donald Trump is " putting a lot of pressure " on Israel and the Palestinians to restart peace talks, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said . USA officials have said Trump shared Isra...

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Taiwan's top court rules in favour of gay marriage

Taiwan is now the first Asian nation to recognize same-sex marriage after a years-long push from gay rights activist. Taiwan is seen as one of the most progressive societies in Asia when it comes ...

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Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

In a meeting with over 50 Muslim nations in Saudi Arabia, Trump called for a NATO-like security alliance in the Middle East. The Washington Post reported last week that Trump revealed what...

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Donald Trump believes EU27 more united after Brexit vote, Donald Tusk says

Donald Trump believes EU27 more united after Brexit vote, Donald Tusk says

Stoltenberg's remarks came following harsh criticism from Trump, who has slammed allies of the organisation for falling short of paying their spending share on the fourth leg of his first oversea trip...

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Libya says brother of Manchester bomber plots terrorist attack in Tripoli

Salman Abedi , the 22-year-old suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester , was born in the city in 1994 to parents of Libyan birth. British Prime Minister Theresa May has raised ...

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Trump son-in-law sought secret communications with Moscow

Trump son-in-law sought secret communications with Moscow

Perhaps even more troubling, CNN also reported that according to multiple USA officials, "to this day Russian Federation is trying to spread false information in the United States - through electe...

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US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with North Korea on mind

US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with North Korea on mind

While the USA has several defense systems in place to counter incoming ballistic missiles, the anti-missile systems created to bring down an ICBM are the least reliable, the AP introduced . Newswee...

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Victims of the bombing: Parents, children, couple, friends

Victims of the bombing: Parents, children, couple, friends

A tweet, the newspaper translated from Polish, said: "Please note that among the deaths in #Manchester at least two citizens, and one was wounded". They had arranged to meet their children at the en...

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Lawmaker Calls for Lynchings as Confederate Statues Fall

I think if the leadership in MS state government wants to be responsible they should join the call for Representative Oliver's resignation. Mississippi District 37 Rep. Gunn has supported remo...

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United States airstrikes in Syria 'completely unacceptable', Russian Federation says

United States airstrikes in Syria 'completely unacceptable', Russian Federation says

The coalition-backed troops used "shows of force and warning shots" to try to get the pro-Syrian government force to move out of the area, according to the official. and partner forces". "The import...

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Philippines' Duterte warns terrorists: "I'll be harsh"

The exodus of residents followed a failed raid by soldiers on Tuesday on a hideout of the Maute militant group which triggered clashes and chaos across the largely Muslim city of Marawi. He said: "The...

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Police arrest another man after Manchester attack

An 18-year-old man, a 21-year-old man and a 24-year-old man arrested during a swoop on the Fallowfield area of the city on Wednesday. In a statement GMP said: "This morning we have been carrying out...

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NYT says Russia hoped to sway Trump via advisers

NYT says Russia hoped to sway Trump via advisers

He said he told Bortnikov that Russian interference "would destroy any near-term prospect of improvement" in the relationship between the USA and Russia . Trump associates Paul Manafort and Roger S...

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Luxembourg's 'first gentleman' joins NATO spouse photo

Luxembourg's 'first gentleman' joins NATO spouse photo

Destenay isn't, mind you, the first same-sex spouse of a world leader - that honour went to Jónína Leósdóttir, the wife of Iceland's former Prime Minister Johanna Sigurðardóttir, who noted the lack of...

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G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda

G7 leaders on Friday found common cause on combatting terrorism after the bloodshed in Manchester but failed to bridge a gulf between Donald Trump and United States partners on trade and clim...

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A New Report Implicates Top Chechen Officials In The Anti-LGBTQ Purge

A New Report Implicates Top Chechen Officials In The Anti-LGBTQ Purge

Those who have been released are instead focused on getting out of Chechnya . "They get one person, go through his phone, torture him, make him name some others, get those others, and so it goes", ...

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WBBSE class 10th results 2017: West Bengal Madhyamik Pariksha Result declared @ wbresults

WBBSE class 10th results 2017: West Bengal Madhyamik Pariksha Result declared @ wbresults

Girls outnumbered boys by 10.76 per cent. This year it has conducted Madhyamik Pariksha and the candidates who had appeared for the exam can check the results from the official website . Also, yo...

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President Trump attends G7 meetings in Italy

U.S. President Donald Trump appeared resolute in both his skepticism over the emissions-cutting Paris accord and his pursuit of a trade doctrine reflecting his "America First" election platform. S...

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WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning released from prison

Manning criticized Jenner back in December 2015, claiming she was "the grinch who stole (& sold out) the trans movement", according to Mic . Download our Expert Edition e-book, Cyber: Continuou...

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Trump ignores Pakistan's sacrifices, terms India victim of terrorism

And Trump made one symbolic gesture Monday in bridging the gap between Israel and the Arab world. President Donald Trump speaking with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at the president's residence ...

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Iranian MPs to Weigh Response to New US Sanctions

This accusation underscores the escalating tensions between the Tehran and the Trump administration, which has been antagonistic toward the nuclear deal and the Islamic Republic in general since d...

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Trump sends signal to Russian Federation in Middle East: Fmr. Israeli ambassador

Allowing them to do so could have led to accusations that Washington was implicitly recognising Israel's unilateral claim of sovereignty over the site, which would break with years of United States an...

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