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Syria Says UN Peacekeepers Won't Be Deployed In Safe Zones

Syria Says UN Peacekeepers Won't Be Deployed In Safe Zones

Mattis' comment was the first public extensive reaction to the Russia-Turkey-Iran-backed plan on the creation of de-escalation zones in war-torn Syria. Their chief gripe was the involvement of Iran, w...

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Syrian Opposition Captures Most of Tabqa from Daesh

Turkey views the YPG as the Syrian extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has fought an insurgency in southeast Turkey since 1984 and is considered a terrorist group by the Uni...

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Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in desert catacombs in Minya province, an "unprecedented" find for the area south of Cairo, the antiquities ministry announced Saturday. "2017 has...

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Corbyn downplays Watson claim that Labour has 'mountain to climb'

Corbyn downplays Watson claim that Labour has 'mountain to climb'

Mr Tommy Sheppard, a lawmaker for the Scottish National Party, said in a statement: "The very fact that this draft manifesto has been leaked shows how divided and chaotic the Labour Party is". The ele...

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Turkish Authorities Block Access to Wikipedia

Turkish Authorities Block Access to Wikipedia

Turkey Blocks, an internet censorship monitor, said users in Turkey have been unable to access all language editions of Wikipedia since Saturday morning. When Turkish Wikipedia users try to a...

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'Heinous Act Against Humanity': North Korea Slams US Sanctions

Even though parallel missile developments are powerful indicators of collaboration between Iran and North Korea, American and Israeli analysts have intensely debated the nature of the Tehran-Pyongyang...

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Trump removes tweet saying it was 'honor' to host Abbas

The tweet did contain a grammatical error, with the word "of" being left out of the second sentence, but unlike past Trump tweets with grammatical errors, the tweet about President Abbas has not been ...

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Hope for better China-South Korea relations after election

But the system has led to a deep schism in relations between Beijing and Seoul, prompting widespread boycotts in China of popular South Korean brands. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thurs...

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Xi, Moon agree denuclearising North Korea 'common goal': Seoul

Tensions surrounding North Korea's activities with both nuclear and non-nuclear weapons have drastically escalated in recent months, after Pyongyang conducted a number of nuclear tests and ballistic m...

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China tests new guided missile in Bohai Sea

It said the tests, carried out by the People's Liberation Army's Rocket Force, were meant to increase the operational capability of the country's military to better deal with major national security t...

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Trump triumphs again with conservative judge picks

Trump triumphs again with conservative judge picks

The White House has already announced two nominations: Joan Larsen on Michigan's Supreme Court will be nominated to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati. The real reason Reid and his cau...

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Sterling hits one-week low

Sterling hits one-week low

Wage growth is being outpaced by inflation for the first time since the middle of the last decade meaning households will feel worse off. Carney said he expects real wage growth will eventually pick u...

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After Macron win, France's main parties fret over parliament elections

After Macron win, France's main parties fret over parliament elections

That would force Macron, who will be inaugurated on Sunday, to share power with them in what is known as a "cohabitation" in France. If Mr Macron's party performs poorly, he could also be forced to ...

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Korea open to US dialogue under 'right conditions'

Meanwhile, North Korea's state media reported that the country's delegation to the global forum in China headed to Beijing on Saturday. It would be too optimistic to hold any formal or informal me...

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Security questions over Russian photographer allowed into Oval Office

That's all they let into the room, the White House photographer and what they thought was the official Russian photographer. A western official said on Friday that the campaign launched by the Syr...

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Trump Says He Planned To Fire Comey Before Justice Department Recommendations

The probe has hung over Trump's presidency since he took office in January and threatens to overwhelm his policy priorities. "This was an excuse for having lost an election", Mr. When he fired Comey...

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Kejriwal warns against trying to divide party

Kejriwal warns against trying to divide party

Kumar Vishwas gave them the second offer "to join the BJP which was ready to pay Rs 30 crore to each one of them". He said Mr Vishwas' plan B is to quit AAP and join the BJP, taking with him a number ...

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Trump urges Liberty U grads to stand up to criticism

President Trump said the more that people say something can't be done, "the more you should be absolutely determined to prove them wrong". Trump said he and his staff are looking at "very well known, ...

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PM wraps up 2-day Lanka visit; heads for home

PM wraps up 2-day Lanka visit; heads for home

India's budgetary help to the healing facility complex at Dickoya, in the focal Nuwara Eliya region, is a piece of India's aggregate help to Sri Lanka. Me. Modi drew heavily from the centuries old tie...

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Juncker:

Juncker: "Slowly but surely English is losing importance in"

Brexit negotiations will be "impossible" if emotions are not kept in check, the European Council president has said after the UK's PM accused some EU politicians of trying to affect a British election...

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Combative Philippines environment chief ousted by lawmakers

Combative Philippines environment chief ousted by lawmakers

Eight CA members voted for her appointment while 16 voted to reject her appointment. "You'll get clobbered...anyone who's here if they have the guts and the courage to step on business interests y...

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Senate asks Trump associates for details on Russian contacts

Senate asks Trump associates for details on Russian contacts

Paul Manafort, former campaign chairman, and Michael Flynn, former national security adviser, were also sent letters, said officials with knowledge of the probe. Stone said he has had no communication...

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Texas bill could keep transgender students out of high school sports

Texas bill could keep transgender students out of high school sports

Beggs, who is a trans boy on the wrestling team at Trinity High School in Euless, racked up an undefeated season and won the UIL regional title in his bouts against girls, prompting his opponents to s...

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SC reserves verdict on linking of Aadhaar with PAN

SC reserves verdict on linking of Aadhaar with PAN

Denying that the government meant to track individuals by linking PAN with Aadhar, the Attorney General said that was needed to curb the practice of tax evasion and to keep tabs on the circulation o...

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North Korea Would Hold Talks With US Under "Right Co"

In their phone call, Trump congratulated Moon on his election victory and his country's "peaceful, democratic transition of power", a White House statement said. Pyongyang suggested that South Korean...

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State lawmakers approve measure to raise zoo funds through ballot initiatives

It passed 83-67, and then the House adjourned for the year. Lawmakers have been fighting for most of the roughly five-month-long session over money to pay for Medicaid-funded aid for seniors and the...

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Trump and Turnbull discuss shaping more peaceful Asia Pacific

Trump and Turnbull discuss shaping more peaceful Asia Pacific

Trump sped by just before 7 p.m. on his way to attend a dinner with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull aboard the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned aircraft carrier that is now a museum. "What wo...

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5 key questions about the NHS cyber hack answered

NHS Digital said it was working with the government's National Cyber Security Centre , the Department of Health and NHS England to help the organizations affected "manage the incident swiftly and dec...

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Hamas: Abbas' statements are not binding on anyone

The US President expressed his appreciation for Abbas' unambiguous support for a negotiated settlement of the conflict. "It's something that I think is frankly maybe not as hard as people have thought...

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British hospitals hit by cyber attacks

Here are some of the affected victims, from major hospitals in Indonesia to Britain's National Health Service (NHS) to Russian interior ministry. "I did not expect an attack on this scale". Mikko Hypp...

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