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Israeli government meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gesturing in the Western Wall tunnels before the start of a special weekly Cabinet in Jerusalem , May 28, 2017. It will stop at the Dung Gate entrance to t...

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McCain on Kushner backchannel reports: 'I don't like it'

Following the reports, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) urged Trump to fire his son-in-law from his position as White House advisor. Some foreign affairs experts said the move, while former...

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Leadership Debate: Five key questions Jeremy Corbyn wasn't asked

PRIME minister Theresa May and her Labour nemesis Jeremy Corbyn were due to face a live TV grilling this evening. "I'm fighting this election on social justice". Recent polling has shown many of L...

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SHC reserves verdict on petition against prolonged power cuts by K-Electric

SHC reserves verdict on petition against prolonged power cuts by K-Electric

The petitioners, including singer Shahzad Roy, said that over 1,000 persons had died and 40,000 others had suffered heat-strokes during the heat wave but, despite several warnings, the federal and pro...

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It looks like North Korea has launched another missile

It was the third ballistic missile test-launch since South Korea's liberal President Moon Jae-in took office on May 10 pledging to engage the reclusive state in dialogue. The White House said that P...

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PM and Jeremy Corbyn face separate TV grillings by Jeremy Paxman

That is, the belief that there's no point voting for their party because one person's contribution is tiny and insignificant in comparison to the size of the country as a whole. There were laughs from...

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Donald Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports

The Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, has requested information and documents from Trump's campaign dating back to July 2...

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Philippines Says Foreign Fighters Have Joined IS-Linked Militant Group

Philippines Says Foreign Fighters Have Joined IS-Linked Militant Group

Duterte said martial law in the southern Philippines could last a year. and remarked that the declaration was needed to combat the rise of ISIS. MARAWI, Philippines (AP ) - Philippine forces l...

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Moldovan president: decision to expel Russian diplomats is 'outrageous' - RIA

Moldovan president: decision to expel Russian diplomats is 'outrageous' - RIA

The move comes amid tensions between the country's pro-Russian President and his West-leaning government. Moldova's President Igor Dodon categorically condemned the steps taken by the government, ...

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Ariana Grande suspends European tour in wake of Manchester bombing

Ariana Grande suspends European tour in wake of Manchester bombing

British police stopped sharing information about the suicide bombing with the United States, a British counter-terrorism source told Reuters after police chiefs said the leaks to media risked hinderin...

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U.S. may extend laptop ban to all global flights

U.S. may extend laptop ban to all global flights

He is considering the complete ban, as he says that terrorists planning on carrying out attacks are obsessed with trying to take an aircraft down mid-flight, particularly a U.S. Kelly added that Homel...

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Kushner's Russian Federation ties questioned as Trump cites media 'lies'

You've got the ambassador to Russian Federation reporting back, on an open channel, "Hey, Jared Kushner's gonna move into the embassy". Trump tweets that "it is my opinion that numerous leaks comi...

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Turkey summons United States ambassador over 'aggressive' acts against bodyguards during Erdogan visit

The incident on May 16 was not the first time security breaches took place during a Turkish leader's visit to the country. Turkey's action appeared to represent retaliation for the forceful US ...

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Weekly Analysts' Ratings Changes for B&M European Value Retail SA (BME)

Weekly Analysts' Ratings Changes for B&M European Value Retail SA (BME)

Therefore 78% are positive. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. The stock has "Buy" rating by HSBC on Wednesday, May 25. Discount retailer B&M has reported soaring full...

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Afghanistan: 18 killed in auto bomb attack targeting security forces

Afghanistan: 18 killed in auto bomb attack targeting security forces

A suicide attack has killed at least 18 people and injured six others in Afghanistan's Khost Province on the first day of Ramadan . So far no group has claimed responsibility although the Talib...

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Trump's visit to Saudi a 'turning point,' king says

Trump's visit to Saudi a 'turning point,' king says

More than 20 people were killed by an apparent suicide bomber. "Hundreds of billions of dollars of investments into the United States and jobs, jobs, jobs- I would like to thank all of the people of...

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German foreign minister: Trump has weakened the West

German foreign minister: Trump has weakened the West

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday said that Germany could no longer "completely depend" on the U.S. "The times when we could fully rely on others are somewhat in the past", she said in a M...

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Ariana Grande suspends world tour, cancels some Euro stops

The police chief in Manchester says there has been an increase in reported hate crimes since the suicide bombing at a pop concert in the city. USA and British intelligence officials have said that...

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McCain weighs in on Kushner's reported request for Russian Federation back channel

Trump's private legal team, led by his NY lawyer, Marc E. Kasowitz, was preparing to meet in Washington to face new questions about contacts between Kushner and representatives of President Vladimir...

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Israelis Elated, Palestinians Disappointed by Trump Visit

Israelis Elated, Palestinians Disappointed by Trump Visit

Trump's two-day visit came immediately before the Israeli holiday of Jerusalem Day, which this year marked the 50th anniversary of Israel's reunification of the holy city during the Six Day War. At ...

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Lib Dems pledge pension tax relief review; commit to triple lock

Lib Dems pledge pension tax relief review; commit to triple lock

The Party has also promised to deliver separate food waste collections to at least 90% of homes by 2022. But an undeterred Mr Farron urged Britons to follow the lead of French voters who rejected th...

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Lovely Coincidence! Priyanka Chopra Bumps Into Narendra Modi In Berlin

Lovely Coincidence! Priyanka Chopra Bumps Into Narendra Modi In Berlin

She thanked him for taking time out of his busy schedule. She even shared a glimpse from her meeting with Modi on Twitter as well as Instagram. Both of them happened to be in Berlin for various re...

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Labour set to benefit from last-minute surge in election registration

Labour set to benefit from last-minute surge in election registration

Six opinion polls published in the past three days have all shown a contraction in the Conservative Party's lead over the opposition Labour Party by a range of 2 to 9 percentage points, though all...

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North Korea leader Kim supervises missile test of new guidance system: KCNA

North Korea leader Kim supervises missile test of new guidance system: KCNA

North Korean media said that the anti-aircraft weapon test was successful and that leader Kim Jong-un had ordered its mass production and deployment. However, experts say it may be trying to test new...

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Sweden drops rape investigation into WikiLeaks head Julian Assange

Julian Assange , alleged rapist and likely misogynist , just caught a major break from Sweden. He has always denied the claims, which he feared would see him extradited to the United States and ...

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FBI Declines to Provide Docs to House Commitee

FBI Declines to Provide Docs to House Commitee

Mueller, the former FBI chief, has been appointed as a special counsel to head the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential elections . Chaffetz, however, responded to the ...

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Saudi, UAE pledge US$100 million to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

Saudi, UAE pledge US$100 million to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

Ahead of his visit to the Middle East , the second leg of a nine-day tour that began in Saudi Arabia and will move on to the Vatican, Italy and Belgium, administration officials indicated that Tr...

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City makes it official: Four Confederate monuments removed from New Orleans

The removal of the statue comes after the city has already taken down a statue of Jefferson Davis , the Confederacy's only president, and a memorial to a white rebellion against a biracial Reconstruc...

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Chinese pingpong great suspended, ordered home from worlds

Chinese pingpong great suspended, ordered home from worlds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Marina Bay Sands is one of Singapore's landmark buildings. Mr Kong is now the head coach of China's national women's table tennis team. Table tennis offici...

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UK PM Theresa May's Conservatives see poll lead narrow again

UK PM Theresa May's Conservatives see poll lead narrow again

Mr Corbyn and Prime Minister Theresa May were questioned separately by the studio audience and interviewed by Jeremy Paxman after the PM refused to go head-to-head with other party leaders in a debate...

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Muslims around the world observe Ramadan

Many Muslims also maintain that fasting allows them to get a feeling of poverty, and this may foster feelings of empathy. "At its core, the spirit of Ramadan strengthens awareness of our shared ob...

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Europe can no longer rely on allies - Merkel

Europe can no longer rely on allies - Merkel

Michael van Hulten, a fellow at the London School of Economics, called Merkel's speech "huge - German chancellor signalling the end of the post-WW2 Western consensus". "PM @narendramodi arrives in...

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May says no delaying June 19 start to Brexit talks

Corbyn said getting rid of Britain's constitutional monarchy is "certainly not on my agenda". "It is a hypothetical question", he said. Mr Corbyn, a lifelong opponent of nuclear weapons who has ...

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Christian group urges Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem

Christian group urges Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem

Under a 2016 agreement, Washington already bankrolls Israel's military spending to the tune of $3.8 billion dollars annually over 10 years, making the Jewish state the top recipient of USA assista...

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Saudi and UAE pledge $100 million to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

Saudi and UAE pledge $100 million to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

Trump's first stop was a meeting in Jerusalem with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. "Most importantly, the United States and Israel can declare with one voice that Iran must never be allowed ...

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Sabzar killing: Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar

Sabzar killing: Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar

Government forces in riot gear erected barricades in the main city, Srinagar , and other towns in southern Kashmir to prevent people from reaching the commander's funeral. The lockdown in IHK cripp...

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Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing

Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing

He said that mounds of earth and rocks crashed down in such a way that people could hardly survive, and that most of the affected places were still inundated. Modi said our ships are being dispatched ...

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G7 summit talks open amid rising global crises

G7 summit talks open amid rising global crises

Cohn told reporters: "They understand where we are, we understand where they are and it's most important that we continue to work together". "It emerged very clearly in our conversations". The final G...

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Coming through: Trump pushes Montegro leader aside

Coming through: Trump pushes Montegro leader aside

America's top diplomat in London also condemned the recent leaking of secret information to US media and said his government would take action to find those responsible. Rather than dunning 23 of NATO...

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New French Government Unveiled, Le Drian Foreign Minister

New French Government Unveiled, Le Drian Foreign Minister

Winning the Games would be a big boost for France after years of fading global influence - and a boost for Mr Macron as the untested 39-year-old president embarks on his term and a risky effort to rei...

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