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Kabul attack death toll at 80

Kabul attack death toll at 80

The bomb, hidden in a vehicle, exploded outside in an area close to diplomatic embassies, just outside of the German Embassy in Kabul . Feb 7 At least 20 people were killed and 41 wounded in a bomb...

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Trump Expected to Withdraw US From Paris Climate Accord

Trump Expected to Withdraw US From Paris Climate Accord

In March, the US President rolled back Mr Obama's record on climate change with a series of executive orders undermining America's commitment to tackling global warming . Climate change is unstoppa...

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Turkey summons USA ambassador over Washington clash

Turkey summons USA ambassador over Washington clash

The embassy's statement goes on to say, "The demonstrators began aggressively provoking Turkish-American citizens who had peacefully assembled to greet the President". However, Chief Newsham also re...

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Huge auto bomb near embassies in Afghan capital kills or wounds dozens

Huge auto bomb near embassies in Afghan capital kills or wounds dozens

Feb 7 At least 20 people were killed and 41 wounded in a bomb blast outside the Supreme Court in the centre of Kabul in what appeared to be the latest in a series of attacks on the judiciary. "There...

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IS group claims responsibility for terror attack in downtown Kabul

IS group claims responsibility for terror attack in downtown Kabul

The BBC said a driver for the broadcaster was killed and four of its journalists were injured. Among those injured are four BBC journalists. The blast , during the morning rush hour, took p...

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Donald Trump gives Twitter a late-night covfefe

Covfefe is not now a word in the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Maybe the president was attempting to type the word "coverage" before posting, but it's unclear. "The next time I go to Starbucks I'm go...

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Modi backs Merkel's 'strong leadership' while Trump slams Germany

Modi, the prime minister of the world's largest democracy, welcomed a stronger global role for the European Union and expressly lauded the bloc's most powerful leader. Merkel also praised India for ...

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DHS sec'y 'wouldn't criticize' Russian Federation channels

White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner listens during President Donald Trump's joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington , Ma...

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A Series of Bombings Have Killed 38 People Across Baghdad

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack , but the Islamic State (IS) militant group, in most cases, is responsible for such assaults. The second attack occurred several hours late...

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Social media rushes to define Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

After deleting the aforementioned tweet nearly 12 hours later, President Trump then referenced the gaffe by challenging his followers to discover the true meaning of "covfefe". "He's his own Jim Baker...

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Spicer Says President Trump's Relationship With Angela Merkel is 'Fairly Unbelievable'

India prime minister Narendra Modi today (30) backed German Chancellor Angela Merkel's "strong leadership" in uniting the European Union at a time the economic grouping showed signs of strain o...

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Sturgeon: SNP majority will reinforce case for second referendum

It will also provide support for women born in the 1950s, who have been affected by increases in the state pension age, and opposes plans to increase the state pension age beyond 66. Scottish Labour ...

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Trump Is Planning to Abandon the Paris Climate Deal

Trump Is Planning to Abandon the Paris Climate Deal

Trump claimed before taking office that climate change was a " hoax " created by the Chinese to hurt the US economy . The Agreement called on countries to combat climate change and to accelerate ...

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Surrender or Die: Philippines Issues Extremists in Marawi an Ultimatum

Padilla said they now have no numbers as to how many Maute members are left, but maintained that they control every entry and exit point of Marawi . "I was glad to see that he is alive but we were ...

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Blast tears through central Kabul, killing and injuring dozens

Blast tears through central Kabul, killing and injuring dozens

The Health Ministry confirmed the death toll. Security forces are seen in front of the German Embassy after a suicide attack in Kabul , Afghanistan , Wednesday, May 31, 2017 . ".officials of the ...

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US Conducts Successful Missile Intercept Test, Pentagon Says

US Conducts Successful Missile Intercept Test, Pentagon Says

The test "demonstrates that we have a capable, credible deterrent against a very real threat", Syring said. North Korea fired a KN-17 for at least the third launch in April; this time the missile ...

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White House adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

The Polish-born academic was Carter's national security adviser during the Iranian hostage crisis. During his time serving as a counsellor to President Lyndon B Johnson from 1966 to 1968, he persuad...

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UK's Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

Jeremy Corbyn has hit out at media intrusion into his family life as he promised he was "giving it everything" to win the General Election . "We have to be prepared to walk out", Ms May said . "But...

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Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 80, wounds scores

Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 80, wounds scores

A powerful blast occurred in the diplomatic quarter of Kabul , Afghanistan , near the Bulgarian embassy at around 8:30 Afghan time, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry said. Germany's foreign ministry...

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Rush-hour bombing near embassies kills 80, wounds hundreds in Kabul

Rush-hour bombing near embassies kills 80, wounds hundreds in Kabul

The explosion will add pressure to the fragile government of President Ashraf Ghani, which has faced mounting discontent over its inability to control the insurgency and provide security for Afghan ci...

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U.S. successfully 'intercepts and destroys' target in missile test

The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency said the interceptor, launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, " destroyed the target in a direct collision " over the Pacific Ocean. On Monday th...

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United Nations chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

United Nations chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made an impassioned appeal Tuesday for the world to intensify action to combat climate change and implement the Paris Agreement to limit carbon emissions as...

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UN chief urges action on climate change

UN chief urges action on climate change

Further in his remarks, the Secretary-General cautioned that failure to act on combatting climate change would in turn harm the countries themselves for their inaction. oil and coal industries. The ...

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Trump to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Trump to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Word of Trump's decision comes a day after he met Scott Pruitt , the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Two major news outlets Axis and CBS News reported that the US Presiden...

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Why Is Denmark's Iconic Little Mermaid Statue Being Painted Red?

Why Is Denmark's Iconic Little Mermaid Statue Being Painted Red?

Authorities on the Faeroe Islands allow islanders to drive herds of pilot whales into shallow waters, where they are stabbed to death. Copenhagen police acknowledged the incident on Twitter, stati...

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Germany's Gabriel says ties with US 'difficult', will improve

Germany's Gabriel says ties with US 'difficult', will improve

Donald Trump has hit back at Angela Merkel in the latest volley in the war of words between the USA and Germany . "What I said was simply to indicate that, here are even more reasons beyond th...

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Tensions in their past, Trump and Pope Francis meet

Tensions in their past, Trump and Pope Francis meet

As Mr Trump and the pope said goodbye at the door of the study, Mr Trump told him: "Thank you, thank you". He also said he would read the texts the Pope gave him. A New Yorker article reported of Tr...

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Text of grieving mother's letter to President Donald trump

Text of grieving mother's letter to President Donald trump

Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, of North Portland , Oregon is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters May 27, 2017. The mayor of Portland , Oregon, on Monday urged USA officials a...

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The UK Is Back To Sharing Intelligence With The US

The UK Is Back To Sharing Intelligence With The US

British police have stopped sharing information on the suicide bombing in Manchester with the United States , the BBC reported on Thursday, because of fears that leaks in the USA media could hinder a...

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Ariana Grande to perform benefit concert for Manchester attack victims

No connection so far has been found to the Muslim Brotherhood, say British intelligence officials. "Our coverage of Monday's horrific attack has been both comprehensive and responsible". The new level...

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USA envoy: U.S. believes China is trying to stop NKorea tests

USA envoy: U.S. believes China is trying to stop NKorea tests

In the USA test, the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency launched an interceptor rocket from an underground silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A 2016 assessment released by the Pentagon'...

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Wary Of North Korea, US Destroys Mock Warhead Over The Pacific

The interceptor missile launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California destroyed the target using an Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) somewhere over the Pacific Ocean in a demonstration of t...

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United States carries out historic ballistic missile intercept

Japan, on the other hand, is pressuring China to play a bigger role in restraining North Korea nuclear programs as it appears to be the only one that can help end the wave of provocative actions in th...

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At least 64 killed in car bombing in Kabul's diplomatic zone

At least 64 killed in car bombing in Kabul's diplomatic zone

Tolo News quoted a spokesman of the Ministry of Public Health as confirming this news. "It was a auto bomb near the German embassy , but there are several other important compounds and offices ne...

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Tobacco kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental havoc

In her message on the eve of World No Tobacco Day , the WHO regional director, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti said the cost of healthcare for the African region from tobacco smoking is pegged at 3.5 perc...

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