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Modi calls climate, terrorism as two biggest challenges for humanity

An enthusiastic Modi said the French centrist's election had "encouraged the whole world". He reached France after wrapping up his visit to Russian Federation during which he held talks with Pre...

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UK's May grilled by voters, urged to confront Trump on Paris

UK's May grilled by voters, urged to confront Trump on Paris

Vice President Mike Pence on Friday defended his boss's controversial decision to leave the Paris Climate Accord and blasted the "left" for taking up global warming - scientifically proven to be the...

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Trump lashes out at Germany over 'very bad for US' policies

Trump lashes out at Germany over 'very bad for US' policies

Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel followed her and blasted the USA, saying the Trump administration's "short-sighted policies... stand against the interest of the European Union". "The Germa...

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Three suspects released in Manchester terror probe

Three suspects released in Manchester terror probe

Police say that the 22-year-old bomber, Salman Abedi , acted largely alone when he assembled the device he used to kill 22 people and injure dozens more at an Ariana Grande concert on May 22 . Abe...

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Eighty dead after Kabul sewage tanker blast

Eighty dead after Kabul sewage tanker blast

Today's contemptible act is a grim indication that Afghan civilians will continue to bear the brunt of Afghanistan's war. The trucks are common in Kabul , a city of almost four million people with no...

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Australian PM urges China to stop 'reckless' N. Korea

Australian PM urges China to stop 'reckless' N. Korea

The speech - Turnbull's most high-profile foreign policy address since becoming prime minister in 2015 - saw him advocating for smaller Asian countries that might be reluctant to openly criticize Chin...

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Led airstrikes kill 43 civilians in Syria

This southeastern area of the Syrian desert, known as the Badia, has become an important front in Syria's civil war between Assad, backed by Iran and Shi'ite militias, and rebels seeking to oust h...

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Mattis presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

On Friday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull used his speech at the conference to encourage China to build global trust by helping to halt the "reckless and risky conduct of North Korea". While eager ...

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India have edge over Pakistan in Champions Trophy clash: Stephen Fleming

India looked stable in all departments during their warm-up matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh . Coach Mickey Arthur opined the green shirts will play with a better combination in ICC Cha...

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White House clams up about Russia investigations

He called the ongoing Russian Federation probes a " witch hunt ". There is no indication Kushner is now a target of the probe and there are no allegations he committed any wrongdoing. Kushner's atto...

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Melania, Ivanka forego wearing headscarves in Saudi Arabia

Melania, Ivanka forego wearing headscarves in Saudi Arabia

Trump's choice of Saudi Arabia, Iran's bitter regional rival, for his first official foreign visit reflects the deep antagonism of his administration towards Iran. Trump in his speech noted his admini...

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Modi tells Macron India will 'go beyond' Paris climate accord

Modi tells Macron India will 'go beyond' Paris climate accord

Speaking after holding wide-ranging talks with newly- elected French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace here, Modi said the Paris Agreement reflects "our duty towards protecting the Eart...

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Merkel Bemoans US Leadership Under Trump

Merkel, however, had also said Germany's relationship with the U.S. was of "outstanding importance" but it must also engage with other important nations. "The Germans are bad , very bad ", Mr. Tru...

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White House reiterates Trump's support for strong US-Israel alliance

A source close to Kushner told CNN on May 25 that he had not been contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. A new Washington Post report is raising further questions around the circumsta...

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Explosions kill at least 6 at funeral in Kabul

Explosions kill at least 6 at funeral in Kabul

The protesters blaming the Afghan Government for not having been able to stop a string of attacks in the capital clashed with riot police on Friday. Streets in Kabul have been blocked and people h...

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India opens longest bridge on China border

He said the eastern and north-eastern parts of the country have the greatest potential for economic development, and this bridge is just one element of the Union Government's vision in this regard. Th...

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Millions worldwide to watch Ariana Grande's Manchester charity concert

It was absolutely fantastic to see, she was so happy". Grande cancelled several stops on her world tour after the bombing in Manchester. Still no official word in Manchester natives Oasis will re...

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Modi leaves for France after wrapping up Russian Federation visit

Modi leaves for France after wrapping up Russian Federation visit

Putin suggested there will perhaps still be time to renegotiate the deal so that the USA will decide to remain. You know, if a moron can't do anything for himself - the Jews are to blame. The discussi...

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North Korea fires missile in latest provocation

The US Pacific Command said in statement that the missile did not pose a threat to the North American region as the US military forces managed to detect the missile, tracking it for six minutes befo...

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'Surrender or die': AFP warns ISIS-linked Maute terrorists in Marawi

'Surrender or die': AFP warns ISIS-linked Maute terrorists in Marawi

He says troops have cleared nearly 90 percent of the city, where the gunmen have been fending off the military for more than a week. The priest taken hostage last week along with around a dozen pari...

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Cyclone Mora Hits Bangladesh, Hundreds Of Thousands Evacuated

Cyclone Mora Hits Bangladesh, Hundreds Of Thousands Evacuated

The authorities have evacuated more than 300,000 people from different parts of the coastal and low-laying areas of the coastal districts by Monday night ahead of the cyclone. Some of the Rohingyas ...

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EU, China to unite on global warming after Donald Trump withdrawal

EU, China to unite on global warming after Donald Trump withdrawal

But since the G7 summit, Merkel and other senior German politicians have signaled that they do not see a Trump-led U.S.as a reliable partner on a host of issues from free trade to climate change . ar...

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The Battle for Marawi in the Philippines — THE REUTERS GRAPHIC

The assault has already led to the death of nearly 180 people and the vast majority of Marawi's population of about 200,000 has fled. "Mr. President [Rodrigo Duterte], we are in the midst of this ...

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Mattis Tells Asian Allies Stung by Trump: We're Still With You

Mattis Tells Asian Allies Stung by Trump: We're Still With You

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis moved to reassure Asian allies Saturday (Jun 3) that the United States can work with China on reining in North Korea's nuclear weapons programme without compromising its ...

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Yale considering joining group committed to Paris climate accord

Jerry Brown said if Trump is going to abandon USA leadership in the pact " then California and other states will step up". The landmark agreement succeeded where past attempts failed because i...

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Republican governor joins coalition to uphold Paris climate agreement

Republican governor joins coalition to uphold Paris climate agreement

They disagree with Trump about how to spend their money. Trump also took issue with the idea that India "makes its participation contingent on receiving billions and billions and billions of dol...

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Nine players join Republic of Ireland squad ahead of Uruguay friendly

That at the end of 12 months which also saw Martin O'Neill's men perform creditably at the Euro 2016 finals, where they eventually went out in the last 16 to hosts France, would represent a positive w...

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Leaving the Paris Climate Agreement threatens our health, economy

He said MA will continue its commitment to exceed the emission reduction targets of the Paris compact. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty will remain on the council, the company said on Friday as it reaffirm...

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Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts

RGGI is considered a national model for showing it's possible to cut emissions while also growing the economy - in spite of Trump's argument that the worldwide pact to tackle climate change would ki...

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Ariana Grande to perform at benefit concert for Manchester

Ariana Grande to perform at benefit concert for Manchester

Ariana Grande has published a full statement regarding the Manchester attack which occurred at her Dangerous Woman concert on Monday night. Police are searching a number of properties and have 11...

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Family of suspect in Portland stabbing offers condolences

Family of suspect in Portland stabbing offers condolences

Best, 53, died on the train and Namkai-Meche died at the hospital a short time later. Fletcher was slashed in the throat but survived, the paper reported. And in Gresham, another eastern suburb, p...

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Trump will not move USA embassy to Jerusalem for now

In the meantime, the USA will keep its embassy n Tel Aviv, just like every other country, and despite Israel officially considering Jerusalem their capital city , they have no embassies in that cit...

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Massachusetts Joins US Climate Alliance After Trump Pull Out of Paris Accord

He has been rebuffed by the other nations stating that there will be no new negotiations. Last night as I watched Donald Trump pull out of the Paris Accord I found myself in a mix of emotions....

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Thousands turn out to remember JFK on 100th birthday

Thousands turn out to remember JFK on 100th birthday

After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress, and also served in the Senate before at age 43, he was elected as America's youngest President. A ceremony ...

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David Friedman Officially Takes Up Post in Israel

But in Washington when pressed on the matter, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer struck a different tone. Bannon and Friedman are reportedly pressing Trump to take a substitute step if he dec...

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