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China's Xi appeals to foreign leaders for freer trade

India, however, was conspicuous by its absence. India has been vehemently protesting against China going overboard over the CPEC. In addition to its concerns regarding the China-Pakistan Economic Co...

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UN Security Council threatens DPRK with new sanctions for missile tests

UN Security Council threatens DPRK with new sanctions for missile tests

The KCNA report said that, as ever, the test had been overseen by the North's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un. The intermediate-range class of missile is created to travel up to 3,000 to 4,000 kilometr...

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Moon thanks Modi for congratulations in Korean language

Moon thanks Modi for congratulations in Korean language

Some of those goals would collide with those of the Trump administration, which is seeking to place more economic sanctions on North Korea to pressure Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons. I will ...

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Suspected Boko Haram militants kill six in Maiduguri

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill six in Maiduguri

While the military commanders of operation Lafia Dole are trying to win the peace, of the lingering insurgent war in Borno, the Boko Haram insurgents have started a new wave of torment of farmers le...

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Police told they can charge him — Cardinal George Pell

Police told they can charge him — Cardinal George Pell

Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis' top financial adviser and Australia's most senior Catholic, has always been dogged by allegations he mishandled cases of clergy abuse when he was archbishop of Melb...

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Obama: Not bombing Syria took 'political courage'

Former President Barack Obama claimed in an interview published Monday that not bombing Syria during his time in office "required the most political courage ". "I see what is taking place in Syria ...

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IEA Oil Market Report Sees Bumpy Road to Rebalancing

IEA Oil Market Report Sees Bumpy Road to Rebalancing

Oil at above $50 a barrel has, in turn, attracted higher-cost producers in the United States back to the market, and frantic American drilling will push non-OPEC supply throughout the year, the Intern...

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North Korea's Missile Program Is Progressing Faster Than Expected: South Korea

North Korea's Missile Program Is Progressing Faster Than Expected: South Korea

It again demanded that Pyongyang conduct no further nuclear or ballistic missile tests. North Korea has maintained that the missile test was in response to the nuclear dangers and threats posed by t...

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Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman returns to court in drug case

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman returns to court in drug case

Guzman said she has not spoken to her father, but added, "He saw me crying". They suggested that in a complex federal trial such as this one that they might give him his best chance at trial. Cogan ru...

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NYC CEO and two young sons missing after plane vanishes off Bahamas

The plane was travelling at 24,000 feet at a speed of 300 knots when it disappeared from radar. "We're searching as long as we think we can find them alive", U.S. The 10-seat plane is registered to ...

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French ex-prime minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

Even so, it was a record performance for the National Front, a party whose anti-immigrant policies once made it a pariah, and underlined the scale of the divisions that Mr Macron must now try to heal....

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Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn probe

Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn probe

After writing up a memo that outlined the meeting, Mr. Comey shared it with senior F.B.I. officials. The person was not authorized to discuss the memo by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. Trum...

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J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri district; heavy retaliation by Indian forces

J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri district; heavy retaliation by Indian forces

Vehicles and ambulances are being deployed to ferry people from volatile border villages to the camps. He said that it is a bit challenging to evacuate people from the region in the middle of heavy...

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US Defense chief affirms commitment to protecting Turkey

Turkish main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) criticized on Wednesday the US decision, urging President Erdogan to cancel his upcoming visit to the U.S. The capture of Tabqa, a key step in t...

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Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law?

Meeting with Comey a day after Flynn's resignation in February, Trump and the FBI director discussed the Flynn investigation, The New York Times reports, and the president said he believed his former...

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EU urges member nations to share more refugees

EU urges member nations to share more refugees

The latest resettlement and relocation figures for asylum seekers from the Department of Justice show that to date, 779 programme refugees have arrived under the resettlement aspect of the programme a...

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Police Chief Fires Officer Who Shot And Killed Black Texas Teenager

Balch Springs police said this evening that the department is continuing to look into the actions of the other officer involved, who remains on duty. "You have my assurances that my department wil...

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US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick - Schumer

The president's personal unraveling on television also highlighted the disarray in an Oval Office staff that seems unwilling or incapable of creating an internal organization to harness, or even monit...

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Ivory Coast says deal reached with mutinous soldiers

Ivory Coast says deal reached with mutinous soldiers

Heavy gunfire erupted in Ivory Coast's two largest cities, Abidjan and Bouake, as the military carry out a mutiny. On Monday (15 May), Defence Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi made a two-minute statem...

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Secret Service detains bike rack jumper outside White House

Secret Service detains bike rack jumper outside White House

It led to a lockdown at the North Fence of the White House along Pennsylvania Ave. President Donald Trump asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation to drop its probe into former national security ad...

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Singapore ruling could complicate task of securing post-Brexit EU trade deal

Singapore ruling could complicate task of securing post-Brexit EU trade deal

Tuesday's ruling said that for the EUSFTA to fully come into force, it needs approval from the 38 national and sub-national parliaments of the 28 member states in the regional bloc. The court foun...

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Turkey blocks German lawmaker visit to soldiers at air base

Turkey blocks German lawmaker visit to soldiers at air base

The German parliament had voted in June to recognise the Ottoman Empire's World War I-era massacre of Armenians as a genocide. German media have reported that over 400 Turkish military personnel, di...

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Palestinians hope for settlement curb if peace talks resume

On Sunday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Trump was considering the best move to facilitate renewing Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that have been frozen since 2014, hinting he might no...

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The classified information Donald Trump shared is from Israeli sources

The classified information Donald Trump shared is from Israeli sources

President Trump appeared in front of the press, staying mum about the Washington Post report in which the he is alleged to have talked about top secret intelligence with Russia's ambassador and forei...

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Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings

Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings

The Foreign Ministry in Damascus describes the U.S. State Department accusations as "a new Hollywood plot" and "lies" that are being used to justify U.S. Amnesty said that between 5,000 and 13,000 peo...

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UNESCO urges investigation into murder of award-winning Mexican journalist

Javier Valdez was killed when assailants opened fire on his auto in state capital Culiacan, according to Rio- Doce , the media outlet he co-founded. The Committee to Protect Journalists says th...

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Iran reformist drops out of election, supports Rouhani

So there is a real danger that hopeless and exhausted Iranians will do the same thing they did 12 years ago when Mahmoud Ahmadinejad became president through a vote for that populist hardliner. Of cou...

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Venezuelans again shut down capital to protest government

Cervelli's Instagram has become nearly entirely messages of support, civil disobedience, and reposted videos depicting the violence protestors are facing. The Washington-based group only convenes such...

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President Trump Cites 'Made Up' Russia Story in Interview on Comey Firing

President Trump Cites 'Made Up' Russia Story in Interview on Comey Firing

And they're not wasting time . "The Russians have to consider this as another victory on the scoreboard for them". Republicans hold a 52-seat majority in the Senate. Former Director of National Intel...

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Sudan's president invited by Saudi Arabia to Trump meeting

While much of the White House's rhetoric on the Middle East has centered on the Iran nuclear deal and the fight against the Islamic State, the president's visit could open the door to US involvement...

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India, Pakistan army trade fire in Kashmir; 2 civilians dead

Two civilians were killed and three others injured on Thursday when Indian and Pakistani soldiers traded gunfire and shelled each other's border posts in the disputed Kashmir region, officials from th...

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UN Ready to Impose Further Sanctions on North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a Hwasong-12 in an undated photo released by the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Monday. Reports say that North Korea is also working on a nuc...

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Putin undecided which song to play when he meets Trump

Putin undecided which song to play when he meets Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin tried hammering out a couple of tunes Sunday in Beijing. He added that the US refused to sign a cyber security agreement with Russian Federation. All patients were u...

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Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes

Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes

Clapper's comments came after Trump's sudden firing of Comey last week, which drew sharp criticism because it came amid the FBI's probe into Russian Federation meddling in the 2016 presidential electi...

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Lawmakers urge Trump to avoid picking a partisan for FBI job

Lawmakers urge Trump to avoid picking a partisan for FBI job

It's been the No. 1 question in the political world after the president took to Twitter last Friday and publicly claimed to have recordings of the former FBI Director James Comey. The poll does not sh...

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EU's Juncker: English language 'losing importance

EU's Juncker: English language 'losing importance

Tusk warned that Brexit negotiations risk becoming "impossible" as he called for "discretion, moderation and mutual respect". On Wednesday the British prime minister had delivered an unexpected broa...

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Trump lawyers push back against Russia ties in letter

Trump lawyers push back against Russia ties in letter

In an interview with NBC on Thursday , the president revealed that he had spoken with Comey multiple times about the Russian Federation investigation, including two phone calls and a dinner, befo...

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White House denies Trump caused 'lapse in national security'

White House denies Trump caused 'lapse in national security'

Donald Trump's national security advisor on Tuesday (May 16) denied the USA president had caused a "lapse in national security" following reports he disclosed highly-classified information about t...

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Syria is burning bodies to hide proof of mass killings

Syria is burning bodies to hide proof of mass killings

The Syrian government has constructed and is using a crematorium inside its Saydnaya military prison outside Damascus to clandestinely dispose of thousands of prisoners it continues to execute inside ...

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North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to kill leader Kim Jong

North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to kill leader Kim Jong

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged his South East Asian colleagues on Thursday to take further steps to isolate North Korea's pariah regime. KCNA laid out the alleged plot in great detail, sa...

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