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Nearly 70 Dead In al-Shabab Attack On Somalia Military Base

Nearly 70 Dead In al-Shabab Attack On Somalia Military Base

The exact causalities behind the attack are unclear, but reports said that over 30 are feared dead, while others are believed to be captured by the militants. Various armed groups are active in Punt...

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Brazil's president faces key court session in campaign case

Brazil's president faces key court session in campaign case

If irregularities are found to be true, President Michel Temer could be ousted from the Presidency. Temer has faced growing calls to resign amid the scandal. Temer has been hanging by a thread since...

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Tehran terrorist attacks' death toll reaches 16

Tehran terrorist attacks' death toll reaches 16

Hezbollan and Iran are locked in twin military conflicts in Iraq and Syria against Islamic State jihadists and Gulf- and Western-backed local opposition forces. The Islamic State group claimed resp...

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Zarif Testing Diplomatic Skills to Help End Arab Crisis

Saudi Minister also threatened Iran few hours before the attacks carried out by terrorists in Tehran. Yet a prolonged crisis will put significant pressure on Qatar. "It won't happen immediately", he...

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Blumenthal: Comey testimony shows Trump 'disdain' for rule of law

Blumenthal: Comey testimony shows Trump 'disdain' for rule of law

A day before his testimony , more details on what fired FBI Chief, James Comey , will say about the U.S. President. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions and Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law were re...

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Iranian military blames Saudis after 12 killed in Tehran terrorist attack

Iranian military blames Saudis after 12 killed in Tehran terrorist attack

Trump tweeted that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". A ministry statement issued Thursday said the men had left Iran to fight for the extremist group i...

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Trump pledges support for UK after London terror tweet barrage

Trump pledges support for UK after London terror tweet barrage

Khan had said in one of his first statements in reaction to the attack that people would see an increased police presence on the streets of the capital and should not be alarmed by that. An hour lat...

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Qatar releases initial report into alleged hack

Trump on Tuesday backed the regional efforts to isolate Qatar, supporting Saudi Arabia and its allies and suggesting the key U.S. ally - home to the largest American airbase in the Middle East - ...

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UAE threatens to imprison Qatar sympathisers

Qatar has denied the allegations. They said they would take a hard line on funding, extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar . Credit rating agency S&P cut its long-term rating of Qatar...

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How Saudi Arabia and allies strong-armed Qatar, blindsided US

Qatar vehemently denies the accusations. Arab states could impose an embargo on Qatar if it does not change course regarding its support of "extremism" and "destructive policies" in the region, Unit...

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Trump eases Qatar critique, offers to mediate Gulf spat

Turkey brought forward troop deployment to Qatar on Wednesday and pledged to provide crucial food and water supplies to the Gulf Arab country facing a worsening rift with its powerful Middle Eas...

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UAE says to jail Qatar sympathizers for up to 15 years

Although it is located in a volatile region of the world, its huge foreign currency reserves and comparatively small population mean arranging adequate new sources of food imports in an emergency is...

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Reality Winner, Accused NSA Leaker, To Enter Not Guilty Plea

Reality Winner, Accused NSA Leaker, To Enter Not Guilty Plea

Justice Department announced that victor, a former Air Force linguist who was raised in the small South Texas town of Kingsville, had been arrested as the Trump administration's first prosecution...

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Iran rejects Trump's comments on Tehran attacks, calls it 'repugnant'

Iran was designated as a state sponsor of terrorism by the State Department in 1984. Sunni extremists, including the Islamic State group, despise Shiite-majority Iran and are at war with Tehran...

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Kuwait mediates Gulf crisis between Qatar and Arab nations

Kuwait mediates Gulf crisis between Qatar and Arab nations

In a tweet, early morning Trump apparently supported the actions of four Arab countries to cut off diplomatic relationship with Qatar. Qatar has for years parlayed its enormous gas wealth and media ...

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United Kingdom election: Making Britain great again?

United Kingdom election: Making Britain great again?

Despite being seen as an unlikely leader - one who has had to face off a rebellion by his own MPs - Corbyn has gained momentum during the election campaign and regularly attracts big crowds to his r...

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Trump condemns Kabul attack in call with Ghani

The burials come amid growing public anger at the government's failure to prevent yet another deadly attack in the heart of the Afghan capital. A look at some of the lingering issues after Wednesday's...

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Iran minister rejects Trump's reaction to attacks as 'repugnant'

Iran minister rejects Trump's reaction to attacks as 'repugnant'

State TV said one of the attackers was killed by security guards and that a woman was arrested following the shrine attack. At least one attacker detonated a suicide bomb. Iran's powerful Revolution...

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Russian hackers 'planted false story' behind Qatar crisis

Qatari officials declined to comment. Qatar is home to the biggest USA airbase in the Middle East , Al-Udeid, where some 10,000 military personnel are stationed. He tweets: "Perhaps this will be th...

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Qatar Diplomatic Crisis Continues To Reverberate Across Middle East

Arab countries at odds with Qatar accuse it of supporting militant groups and advancing their arch-rival Iran's agenda in the region - charges Doha calls baseless. The Saudi bloc within the Gul...

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Russian hackers 'planted false story' behind Mideast crisis centered around Qatar

The news of about several Arab nations cutting ties with Qatar came as a shock to Felix Gomes, who works in the hospitality industry in Qatar . At a separate briefing, State Department Spokespe...

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Trump announces pick for FBI Director

Comey says Trump also said "he had nothing to do with Russian Federation, had not been involved with hookers in Russian Federation, and had always assumed he was being recorded when in Russia " - ref...

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Third London Bridge terrorist named as Youssef Zaghba

Zaghba, whose Italian mother lives near the city of Bologna , was stopped at the airport there in 2016 when he was trying to fly to Turkey , city prosecutor Giuseppe Amato told broadcaster Radio24. ...

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Fires engulf scenic town in South Africa; 10000 evacuated

Fires engulf scenic town in South Africa; 10000 evacuated

The storm killed eight people, including three who died in a fire, and dumped heavy rain on Cape Town , west of Knysna. "It comes on the back of the worst storm seen in the Western Cape in at lea...

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RNC: Trump's firing of Comey was 'the right thing to do'

RNC: Trump's firing of Comey was 'the right thing to do'

The outcome of Mr. Comey's testimony could have significant repercussions for Mr. Trump's 139-day-old presidency as special counsel Robert Mueller and multiple congressional committees investigate whe...

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Foreign relief aid pledged to Sri Lanka after floods

Foreign relief aid pledged to Sri Lanka after floods

People waded knee-deep in floodwaters to reach army trucks bringing relief supplies and taking away evacuees. Mr Kolundzija said getting survivors sustenance, clean water and shelter was critical. A...

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Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran

Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran

At least 12 people have lost their lives and 42 people were wounded in Tehran this morning after the armed attackers stormed Iran's parliament building and Imam Khomeini mausoleum. Tehran has b...

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Wray tapped as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

U.S. bars are offering $5 Russian vodka drinks, "impeachmint" cocktails and free drinks with every presidential tweet to draw crowds on Thursday to watch fired FBI Director James Comey's televised...

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Legal experts analyze weight of Trump's comments to FBI director

Legal experts analyze weight of Trump's comments to FBI director

That effort was already underway Wednesday, with the RNC pushing out a statement arguing that Comey himself promised Trump privately that the President was not under investigation. He is a good guy....

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Saudi FM says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis

Gabriel said Germany "worried about the possible consequences and a growing escalation" after the "very tough" measures taken against Qatar . "Perhaps this will be the end of the horror of terrorism!...

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Polls open in United Kingdom election after campaign marred by attacks

While May has been touring target seats around the country, delivering slogan-heavy speeches to small groups of hand-picked activists, Corbyn has drawn large crowds to open-air rallies. Campaigning wa...

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Trump feels 'totally vindicated' by sacked FBI chief Comey's testimony: Lawyer

Comey is poised to walk lawmakers through all of this in his long-awaited Senate appearance. The next conversation took place at the White House a week after the inauguration. "I didn't move, sp...

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Kuwait emir holds talks in UAE over Qatar crisis

Kuwait emir holds talks in UAE over Qatar crisis

Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , UAE , Yemen and Egypt announced Monday they were cutting off all diplomatic relations with Qatar , citing national security concerns. "I have never seen Qatari citizens s...

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IS Storms Iranian Parliament

IS Storms Iranian Parliament

The IRGC accused Iran's Sunni Muslim arch-rival Saudi Arabia of being behind the attacks. He added that "it has been proven in the past that we avenge all innocent blood spilled in Iran". The viol...

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Rajnath asks MP govt. to crack down on instigators

Speaking to reporters, Rahul said, "Farmers have been killed, I want to go there; PM has waived off loan of 1.5 lakh for rich but can't waive off loan for farmers". On Tuesday, five farmers were shot ...

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