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A record number of refugees were displaced in 2016

Monday's report also pointed out that, despite the huge focus on Europe's migrant crisis, it is poorer countries that host most of the world's refugees . The impression that refugees mainly went to...

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Trump congratulates Handel on Twitter

But with Democrats falling short in those races, and Republicans expected to hold a SC congressional seat also up for grabs Tuesday, all eyes have turned to Georgia. But while Republicans were fac...

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Korea, terrorism expected to feature at US-China dialogue

Korea, terrorism expected to feature at US-China dialogue

U.S. B-1B bombers and South Korean F-15Ks conduct a joint drill over the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday. "We will tenaciously call on the new administration for a steady implementation", Kishida said, ci...

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Queen's Speech unveils Brexit-heavy agenda

May's government intends to run a two-year parliamentary period to complete the country's exit from the European Union . May offered up the state visit during a bilateral meeting with the US Presid...

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Student's death 'touches the American heart'

Warmbier was returned to OH on June 13 after being held for more than 17 months. Eastern Vision, a Hong Kong-based tour company that specializes in travel for university students and new graduates...

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Tropical storm watch issued for upper Texas Coast

Tropical storm watch issued for upper Texas Coast

The storm prompted watches and warnings along the Texas-Louisiana coast including Galveston Bay, the entrance to the Houston Ship Channel and Sabine Pass, the site of the only active liquefied natur...

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Death of United States student held by North Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees

Ahead of his meeting with President Trump next week, South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks out on how his stance on Pyongyang could affect the talks. Territorial disputes in the South China Sea wi...

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Appreciate China but it's efforts on N. Korea "have not worked out"

On Monday, the 22-year-old Warmbier died in a Cincinnati hospital, days after his medical evacuation home, the victim of his treatment at the hands of North Korea. But after Warmbier's death, the co...

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France's Emmanuel Macron says EU door remains open to UK

He said that from a European point of view, as long as the negotiations are not over, there is still a possibility to change the course of the events. Newly-elected French President Macron exuded warm...

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Who Is Karen Handel, Winner of the Georgia Special Election?

The thank you to Trump was Handel's most public show of support of the man who wasn't embraced by many voters in the well-educated suburban Atlanta district in November and who she handled delicately ...

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Coroner still probing death of USA student held by N. Korea

Both leaders have cited Warmbier's brutal treatment by the North Korean government as further reason to halt Pyongyang's rapidly advancing nuclear and ballistic missile program. Warmbier traveled to N...

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In Georgia, Handel thanks Trump and reaches out to Democrats

President Donald Trump taunted Democrats on Twitter just after Republicans won two closely watched special congressional elections . In a statement released as the race came to a close, MoveOn...

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Theresa May denies Queen Elizabeth her crown after 43 years

Theresa May denies Queen Elizabeth her crown after 43 years

She was accompanied by Prince Charles after her 96-year-old husband, Philip, was taken to hospital with an infection. Also missing was ending free school lunches and limiting winter fuel payments to l...

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Hodgkinson Wife: 'I'm Sorry He Did This'

Hodgkinson Wife: 'I'm Sorry He Did This'

The wife of Alexandria shooter James Hodgkinson says he told her he was going to Washington to work on "changing the tax brackets" and she had no idea he was going to hurt anybody. "He was always ...

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Rouhani: Missile attack on Daesh was 'essential'

Rouhani: Missile attack on Daesh was 'essential'

Israel also remains concerned about Iran's missile launches. Is this where we want to go? The incident closely followed Sunday's USA downing of a piloted Syrian army jet in the southern Raqqa countr...

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Kudos to Pakistani cricket team

Kudos to Pakistani cricket team

The Pakistan cricket team celebrates its Champions Trophy triumph. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa said "nothing beats team work". The winning skipper also chanted "Pakistan Zindabad" ...

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Qatar Says Will Not Negotiate Until 'Blockade' Lifted

Moreover, Gulf countries such as Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are also highly disturbed about Qatar's warm ties with Shiite-dominated Iran , which they see as a major security threat. The exercise ...

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Trump visit to Britain omitted in Queen Elizabeth II's speech

The monarch reads the speech on behalf of the government. Queen Elizabeth wore a hat that drew comparisons to the European Union flag. Backbench Labour MPs, most of whom had severe doubts about ...

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Near-final results show Macron's party winning

The Socialists and their centre-left allies took only 9.7 per cent of the vote and are likely to take 15-25 seats, down from their majority of 292 in the last parliament, according to Kantar Public-on...

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International Yoga Day celebrated in China

International Yoga Day celebrated in China

Urging everyone to make Yoga a part of their lives, the Prime Minister said that Yoga is about health assurance, and it is not even expensive to practice. Christened Yogdaan - Gift of Yoga, the drive ...

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Egypt top court suspends all rulings on islands transfer

Egypt top court suspends all rulings on islands transfer

We speak with Egyptian filmmaker and writer Omar Robert Hamilton, who says Saudi Arabia's strategy is to counteract democratic movements in countries surrounding it. But the deal has been caught in ...

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After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., said Democrats are not as good on delivering a winning message to voters as they should be. That was Politico's response to Trump's midnight tweet which said: "Well, th...

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May promises to listen harder on Brexit

May promises to listen harder on Brexit

With questions raised over the government's ongoing commitments to austerity in light of a General Election that saw the Conservatives losing their parliamentary majority, the speech also pledged to...

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Queen Elizabeth II outlines government program

In an apparent sign of recognition that she must seek a broad consensus for any Brexit deal, she said getting European Union withdrawal right will mean securing "a deal which delivers the result of la...

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Merkel urges EU to stick together after Brexit talks launched

Merkel urges EU to stick together after Brexit talks launched

Talks for Brexit , Britain's exit from the EU, have finally begun - a year after the Brits voted for leaving the Union. In what has been dubbed "the row-back of the summer", it seems that the UK ha...

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Cuomo, Trump lawyer clash over Russian Federation probe

Cuomo, Trump lawyer clash over Russian Federation probe

Speaking on NBC's " Meet the Press " Sunday, attorney Jay Sekulow said the "president is not under investigation by the special counsel ". The statement comes even though Trump himself has sugges...

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Britain bows to EU Brexit talks timetable

Davis gave Barnier a book about hiking. Meanwhile, a "generous offer" from the United Kingdom government over the future rights of three million European Union citizens in the United Kingdom, ...

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Queen outlines United Kingdom government agenda in scaled-down speech

But the Lords spokesman confirmed that the Labour leader followed protocol, as did Mrs May's most senior minister Damian Green, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford and Liberal Democrat leader Tim Far...

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China talks focusing on North Korean threat

The threat posed by North Korea's nuclear weapons programme and its ballistic missiles will be at the top of the agenda when high-ranking U.S. and Chinese officials meet Wednesday in Washington . C...

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Team Trump crows as Republicans win in Georgia, South Carolina

Handel also did something she rarely - if ever - did on the campaign trail: She thanked Trump , eliciting rowdy cheers and chants of the president's name from the crowd. "Well, the Special Elections ...

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Queen Announces UK Government's Agenda in Scaled-Down Speech

Queen Announces UK Government's Agenda in Scaled-Down Speech

A somber Queen's Speech laid out a Brexit-heavy policy agenda and dropped key pledges made by embattled Prime Minister Theresa May , who on Wednesday officially began the challenge of leading a min...

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Ram Nath Kovind meets Advani, Joshi, to visit Vajpayee tomorrow

The RJD supremo left for Ranchi where he has to be present in Ranchi court on fodder scam issue on Thursday. Congress has refused support to Kovind's candidature and said the opposition will put up ...

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Trump's visit to the United Kingdom appears to be called off

Trump's visit to the United Kingdom appears to be called off

What is usually a ceremonial address, dominated by costumed pageantry, has become a critical test of May's ability to run the country during its most testing period in generations. Prince Philip is mi...

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Modi performs yoga with the masses, sets new record

Modi performs yoga with the masses, sets new record

Modi performed Yoga postures at Ramabai Ambedkar Ground sitting with more than 55,000 people . A new yoga app on Common Yoga Protocol was released along with a special edition of Bharat Bichitra on...

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Mohanlal posts his Yoga Day pic, urges fans to practice yoga

Mohanlal posts his Yoga Day pic, urges fans to practice yoga

A crowd of 45,000 people, mainly school and college students, on Wednesday partook in a record breaking yoga demonstration on International Yoga Day here in a bid to enter the Guinness Book of World...

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