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The US may have intercepted communications that preceded Syria's chemical-weapons attack

The Syrian Democratic Forces, which include Arab fighters, say they are working to clear the militants out of the Jalab Valley, north of Raqqa. Russia, a close ally of Syria, on Wednesday vetoed a U...

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Easter 2017 celebrations across the world in pictures

Easter 2017 celebrations across the world in pictures

Several families will also be participating in the Easter march from Bishop's college at 3pm on Sunday. Easter is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, d...

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Russia Says Syria Invited Chemical Weapons Experts to Idlib

Russia Says Syria Invited Chemical Weapons Experts to Idlib

The OPCW said Thursday that a fact-finding mission was analysing samples gathered from "various sources" and that allegations a chemical attack took place in the Syrian rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhu...

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UK Foreign Secretary Calls Assad 'Arch-Terrorist,' Urges Russia To End Support

UK Foreign Secretary Calls Assad 'Arch-Terrorist,' Urges Russia To End Support

If they're sabotaging each other for domestic political reasons than the whole world becomes more risky. Western leaders including US President Donald Trump have accused Assad of being behind last w...

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Security stepped up at churches in Egypt as Easter approaches

Egypt named the Alexandria church bomber who attacked a cathedral in Alexandria as 31-year-old Mahmoud Abdullah, describing him as a fugitive with links to militant cells that carried out previou...

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Russian Federation and Iran warn U.S. of 'grave consequences' over Trump strike

U.S. Ambassador Ward insisted it was a deliberate attack that amounted to "a direct affront to the Chemical Weapons Convention and, indeed, a direct affront to human decency, carried out by a State Pa...

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Syria's Assad is an 'arch-terrorist': British FM

Syria has denied any responsibility for the assault which killed at least 87 people, many of them children. In the lead up to the government takeover of the rebel-held half of Aleppo last previous y...

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French judges request Le Pen's immunity lifted in European Union funds misuse case

Their request was signed on March 29 but only revealed on Friday. Even before the latest twist in her legal woes, a lackluster performance in television debates, a campaign that has been more focuse...

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United Nations agrees to shut down Haiti peacekeeping mission

United Nations agrees to shut down Haiti peacekeeping mission

Last month, a United Nations report showed an increase in cases, with 145 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse in 2016, up from 99 in 2015, although this may be partly explained by the fact th...

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Assad: Chemical attack is '100 percent fabrication'

Russia, the Syrian regime's primary backer, had objected to any such declaration prior to a probe being conducted into the attacks by a geographically diverse team of investigators. President Barack O...

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'Mother of all Bombs' kills 36 ISIS militants, afghan officials say

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), nicknamed the "mother of all bombs", was dropped at 7:32 p.m. local time Thursday, CNN reported . The U.S. estimates 600-800 IS fighters are in ...

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Pak yet to respond to India's demand on Jadhav case

Muslims protest against Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif for the death sentence given to Kulbhushan Jadhav, in Allahabad, on Friday. However, Pakistan denied consular access to Jadhav for the 14th time with...

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US Bomb Death Toll Rises to 94

Afghan Defence Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said no civilians were harmed in the massive blast that targeted the network of caves and tunnels, which had been heavily mined. The U.S. estimates 600-...

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Protesters across U.S. demand Trump release tax returns

Protesters across U.S. demand Trump release tax returns

People in NY and at rallies across the country said that is not right. Around 200 people were on the scene when fights broke out at the Martin Luther King Jr. Others like Jeremy Bond said they're co...

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Evidence that Syria sarin gas attack was staged: Moscow

Evidence that Syria sarin gas attack was staged: Moscow

It was significant, therefore, that Putin compared the missile strikes to the Iraq War that started in 2003 and in an interview on Wednesday lashed out at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders he...

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Death toll at 112 as bomb hits buses with evacuees in Syria

Video shown on state television showed charred buses parked on the side of a road. Only metres away, hundreds of evacuees from pro-rebel areas also loitered in a walled-off parking area, guarded by ...

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US sends message to N. Korea, China with Syria strike

US sends message to N. Korea, China with Syria strike

North Korea, which conducted two nuclear explosions and test-fired more than 20 ballistic missiles previous year alone, will be a major topic when Trump holds his first face-to-face meeting with Xi ...

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Dems ask Federal Bureau of Investigation to suspend Kushner's security clearance

Dems ask Federal Bureau of Investigation to suspend Kushner's security clearance

In a letter to FBI Director James Comey, the lawmakers cited Jared Kushner's failure to disclose some of his contacts with Russian government officials when he filled out an application for a secur...

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North Korea warns Trump: 'We're ready to launch nuclear strike'

The Global Times said Trump's decision to drop the "mother of all bombs" on Afghanistan was clearly "a new gimmick in U.S. military deterrence" created to intimidate Kim Jong-un. Journalists are r...

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North Korea missile test fails

China, North Korea's lone major ally, has also spoken out against its missile and nuclear tests and has supported United Nations sanctions. Japan's Foreign Ministry and the Prime Minister's office r...

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President Trump briefed on North Korea's failed missile launch - Pentagon chief

The administration's immediate emphasis, the officials said, will be on increasing pressure on Pyongyang with the help of Beijing. "North Korea showing a variety of offensive missiles at yesterday's...

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Assad: Syria chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

Assad: Syria chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

It was the first direct USA military action against Assad's forces since the start of Syria's civil war six years ago and led to a quick downward spiral in ties between Washington and Moscow. back...

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North Korean missile test fails, South Korean official says

North Korean missile test fails, South Korean official says

According to Reuters , South Korea's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff released a statement saying the North attempted a test in the Sinpo region , along the country's east coast, but it's believ...

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Stockholm truck attack suspect is rejected asylum seeker from Uzbekistan

Stockholm truck attack suspect is rejected asylum seeker from Uzbekistan

The Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan was a rejected asylum-seeker who eluded authorities' attempts to deport him by giving police a wrong address , Swedish police said Sunday while an...

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Christians From Around World Mark Good Friday In Jerusalem

Christians From Around World Mark Good Friday In Jerusalem

In other words, Easter Sunday is tied to the transitions of nature, so that the date moves from year to year. We all love Christmas, and we are grateful that God entered our world in a brand new way...

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North Korean missile test fails, South Korea says

Part of his mission will be to reassure allies in South Korea and Japan that the USA will defend them against North Korean aggression without acting in a way that might tip the region into open confli...

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Pence lands in South Korea after North's failed launch

The US Pacific Command said the missile "blew up nearly immediately", adding the type of missile was being analysed. Sunday's launch comes a day after the 105th birthday of late North Korea founder ...

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North Korea 'ready for nuclear attack'

A US Navy attack on a Syrian airfield this month with Tomahawk missiles raised questions about US President Donald Trump's plans for reclusive North Korea, which has conducted several missile and nucl...

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Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea

The airline has carried passengers to North Korea since 2008. Asked about North Korea this week, he told reporters: "North Korea is a problem". Amid escalating military tension on the Korean Peninsu...

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North Korean Missile Test Fails

North korean missiles are displayed during a parade at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, Saturday, April 15, 2017. The reason North Korea is openly declaring its super-hardline plans before North Kor...

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