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'Ireland's interests are the Eu's interests' in Brexit talks, says Simon Coveney

Until now, British prime minister Theresa May had insisted that both discussions should be held in parallel. Asked to clarify a remark he made after Monday's opening of talks about not making conc...

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US Jet Shoots Down Syrian Pro-Regime Drone

The United States has moved quickly to contain an escalation of the situation after the jet was downed on Sunday evening when regime forces targeted the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, an alli...

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Theresa May cancels 2018 Queen's speech to MPs

Unlike May, who has succeeded in her quest for a minority government but has yet to work out a unity plan, Harold Wilson formed a minority Labour government and in a second election in October, Labo...

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Thousands mourn Tehran victims as officials lambast US, Saudi

Thousands mourn Tehran victims as officials lambast US, Saudi

Reportedly, two guards, 10 staffers and five others were killed during the attacks that simultaneously targeted the country's parliament and shrine of late founder of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah ...

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US warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

In Tuesday's incident, the US-led coalition said an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed an armed Shahed-129 drone in the early hours of the morning as it neared the Al-Tanaf base along Syria's easter...

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Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

Bin Salman, who has been Saudi defense minister and deputy crown prince , was appreciated largely on his huge success after US President Donald Trump chose to stop in the kingdom. Prince Mohammed wil...

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US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

The US will use a high-level security dialogue with China on Wednesday to make Beijing aware of Washington's concerns about almost 10 Chinese companies and individuals allegedly having links to Nort...

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Pound pauses ahead of Brexit talks and Theresa May's DUP deal

On the other hand, May's "defeat" can be also attributed to her Brexit policy. Her comments follow warnings by the nationalist parties, Sinn Fein and the SDLP, and the cross-community Alliance Par...

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Russia wants US explanation for downing jet

The Trump administration is likely looking at ways to peel Russia away from its alliance with Iran in Syria , even though recent indications are that the Russians and the Iranians are getting clo...

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US Shoots Down Pro-Assad Regime Drone In Syria

US Shoots Down Pro-Assad Regime Drone In Syria

It is the second time the US has downed a pro-regime drone in Syria this month, putting a focus on escalating geopolitical tensions in the area and the expanding use of American military power in the ...

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Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret tapes exist

Mark Warner, who are conducting a third, Senate investigation into Russian election meddling, which has featured blockbuster testimonies in recent weeks from fired FBI Director James Comey , Deputy A...

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Early Voting Results Put Handel In Lead In 6th District Race

Early Voting Results Put Handel In Lead In 6th District Race

Department of Health and Human Services. Voters here are classic suburban Republicans: They make good money and are highly educated, if not entirely wedded to the irreverent politics of the Republic...

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'DANGEROUS BEYOND DESCRIPTION': Search Escalates For Two Escaped Ga. Inmates

Authorities are now searching for a stolen truck after a vehicle taken by two escaped inmates was recovered. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP). Monica, 42, and Billue, 58, were both trans...

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WashPost Survey: 55 Percent Chance Jon Ossoff Wins Georgia Special Election

WashPost Survey: 55 Percent Chance Jon Ossoff Wins Georgia Special Election

In that race, Ossoff received 48 percent of the vote. According to the Cook Political Report's Partisan Voter Index, there are 71 Republican-held districts that have less GOP-leaning electorates than ...

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Suspect shot after Brussels station explosion

The day after a reported attack on police in Paris, a major train station in Brussels , Belgium was rocked by reports of an explosion and a flurry of police action. The incident is considered...

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Police targeted in Paris attack

Police targeted in Paris attack

AFP reported that a Kalashnikov rifle, handguns and gas bottles were found in the vehicle, citing unnamed police sources. A driver rammed his auto into a police vehicle in the Champs-Elysees shopping...

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Donald Trump returns to Twitter to lash out over Georgia special election

Donald Trump returns to Twitter to lash out over Georgia special election

Both candidates tried to avoid talk on Monday about the contest's national implications for Democrats and Republicans in the Trump era, but their supporters aren't treading as carefully. The Democrat ...

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Election 2017: Ruth Davidson kicks all the boxes

The fact that most Scots don't seem to want independence (more Scots voted to stay in the United Kingdom in 2014 than in the European Union in 2016) has done nothing to halt the SNP's tireless - and...

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Scotland Deals Blow To Second Independence Referendum

Scotland Deals Blow To Second Independence Referendum

The SNP also lost out in East Renfrewshire, this time to the Tories. Given Theresa May's failure to win an outright majority, keeping the Scottish Tories onside will be essential if she is to ha...

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USA shoots down pro-Syrian regime drone, military says

USA shoots down pro-Syrian regime drone, military says

A USA fighter jet shot down a pro-regime drone near al-Tanf in southeastern Syria, just outside the de-confliction zone according to the officials. USA forces shot down an Iranian drone in souther...

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Mourinho 'in compliance' with all his tax obligations

Ronaldo is with Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation and has not said anything about his future since the A Bola story was published. Zidane is among his admirers, he wanted ...

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Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'; public service set

Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'; public service set

US college student Otto Warmbier died Monday , days after his release from North Korea . Warmbier died Monday at an OH hospital five days after he was evacuated in a coma from North Korea ,...

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Man Utd Boss Jose Mourinho Accused of Tax Fraud

A transfer doesn't seem likely, however, as the forward is a crucial player for Los Blancos , and his contract situation makes him close to untouchable. The four-time World Player of the Year, who sa...

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Palestinians dismiss IS claim of Israel policewoman killing

The three armed Palestinians who were shot dead after killing the officer belonged to local Islamist and leftist movements, Hamas , which rules the Gaza strip, said. Netanyahu meanwhile demanded th...

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Theresa May 'welled up' at meeting with Grenfell fire survivors

He went on: "The Prime Minister would have been shouted at by the residents, but she should have been willing to take that". On Friday, Nadir had tackled Mrs Leadsom over why sprinklers had not be...

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Station explosion being treated as terror attack

She says medics were unable to attend to him for several hours out of fear he could be carrying explosives. A bomb squad performed a controlled explosion of a bomb belt the suspect had at the Centra...

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Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS

Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS

It said the latest contribution brings the total funding from the EU Trust Fund for UNICEF's work on the Syria crisis response to almost €200 million ($223 millions). Iran has been battling ISIS in S...

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Putin: Russia, Kyrgyzstan Agree to Step Up Anti-Terrorist Cooperation

Putin: Russia, Kyrgyzstan Agree to Step Up Anti-Terrorist Cooperation

And this, of course, helped to overcome some difficulties and problems", he said. In the declaration, both sides agreed to continue coordination on both their respective foreign policies and boost c...

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Russian Federation arrests opposition leader Navalny ahead of protests, wife says

He was arrested at the entrance of his home on Monday, his wife wrote on his Twitter account, posting a photo of him getting into a police vehicle. Alexei Navalny had earlier announced a change...

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Madrid insist Ronaldo is going nowhere

Madrid insist Ronaldo is going nowhere

Perez said he is yet to receive an offer for Ronaldo - or striker Alvaro Morata or midfielder James Rodriguez , both of whom have also been linked with United. Ronaldo is in a major tournament with h...

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SYRIA: US jet 'downs Iranian-made drone'

A US fighter jet Tuesday shot down an armed Iranian drone supporting Syrian government forces in southern Syria, marking the third American air-to-air shoot-down this month. The downing of the reg...

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WH: Warmbier Death a 'Shame,' China Needs to Help More

Justin Weber told The Associated Press on Tuesday morning that a press conference is expected later to provide details. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee says the USA government should consider banning A...

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Post Warmbier's death, US send supersonic bombers in Korean Peninsula

Justin Weber told The Associated Press on Tuesday morning that a press conference is expected later to provide details. "North Korea's isolation posed unique challenges, but we worked through ...

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Chances Of Trump Meeting North Korea's Kim Narrowing - White House

In the final year of his life, he lived the nightmare in which the North Korean people have been trapped for 70 years: forced labor, mass starvation, systematic cruelty, torture, and murder ... That ...

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US State Department presses North Korea to release detained Americans

According to Otto's family, he died on June 19. "What makes China take steps is a missile or nuclear test, not the death of an American student", he said. " Despite constant requests, we were denied...

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5 workers exposed to radiation at Japan nuke lab

5 workers exposed to radiation at Japan nuke lab

Agency spokesman Masataka Tanimoto said one of the men indicated high levels of plutonium exposure in his lungs, with the dose showing almost 1,000 times that of his earlier nostril survey. Makoto...

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State Department takes sudden hard line on Saudis over Qatar

State Department takes sudden hard line on Saudis over Qatar

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's spokeswoman signaled his patience is wearing thin as a dispute between a Saudi Arabia-led coalition and Qatar drags into a third week, saying the U.S. It was just a ...

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United States jet 'downs Iranian-made drone' in southern Syria

F-15E Strike Eagle at approximately 12:30 a.m. after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces ", a statement read . In a move that will fan tensions between Washington and ...

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Russian Federation threat: Australian warplanes hold fire in Syria

Russian Federation said it was responding to United States planes shooting down a Syrian air force jet on Sunday . There, Washington backs Syrian opposition forces trained in Jordan. Meanwhile, the...

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Iran's top leader opposes Iraqi Kurdish independence vote

Leader of Islamic Revolution emphasized that Washington's opposition to ISIL is not real and neither the United States, nor their regional allies are truly seeking destruction and uprooting of ISIL. "...

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