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Tillerson: 'The Reign of the Assad Family Is Coming to an End'

Tillerson: 'The Reign of the Assad Family Is Coming to an End'

Last week's attack prompted Washington to launch a barrage of Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian air base. However, the Russian President and his officials dismissed United States evidence that Assad h...

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Russia for international probe into chemical attack in Syria

Russia for international probe into chemical attack in Syria

The U.S. has blamed the Syrian government for launching a deadly chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun that killed over 80 people on April 4, and responded by striking a Syrian air base . The Foreign Sec...

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We have 'constitutional' right to implement Muslim personal: AIMPLB

We have 'constitutional' right to implement Muslim personal: AIMPLB

Maulana also informed about the moral code of conduct, which will solve the misunderstanding with regard to the triple talaq issue. After all the hullabaloo regarding triple talaq , the practice th...

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Trump suggests Russian Federation may have had knowledge of Syria chemical attack

Trump suggests Russian Federation may have had knowledge of Syria chemical attack

Russia's top diplomat accused the United States of carrying out an unlawful attack against Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces. Trump said during an interview on Fox Business Network this week...

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N Korea test-fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

President Donald Trump's first meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping later this week, raising speculation that it might have been timed to get their attention. Did North Korea really want to steal th...

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North Korean missile test fails, United States and South Korea say

Pence had been briefed on the failed launch en route to Seoul and had been in touch with Trump, White House aides said. Reflecting jitters in the region that rhetorical brinkmanship could spiral i...

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French judges urge European Parliament to lift Le Pen's immunity

An Ipsos-Sopra Sterna poll indicate Macron and Le Pen are tied for the lead on 22 percent each meaning a swing of 500,000 votes against the Front National leader could swing the election entirely....

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Egypt declares state of emergency after ISIS bombing kills 44

Egypt declares state of emergency after ISIS bombing kills 44

Copts, who make up about one tenth of Egypt's population of more than 92 million, have been targeted several times in recent months. Last week, Al-Sissi was on a state visit to the US and met presi...

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Syria Values Highly Russia's Stance on US Aggression - Foreign Minister

Syria Values Highly Russia's Stance on US Aggression - Foreign Minister

US President Donald Trump has said its "certainly possible" though "probably unlikely" Russian Federation knew about the Syrian chemical attack in advance, adding relations between the US and Russian ...

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15 arrested in protests demanding Donald Trump's tax returns

15 arrested in protests demanding Donald Trump's tax returns

People from across the Commonwealth traveled to Lexington to wave signs, chant and march in protest to President Trump's decision not to release his tax returns. "When we check in with our members, th...

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Bomb blast on bus convoy kills, wounds dozens in Syria

Bomb blast on bus convoy kills, wounds dozens in Syria

About 100 people were killed Saturday in a auto bomb explosion targeting pro-regime evacuees leaving besieged Syrian towns, a volunteer rescue agency said. They were headed for regime or rebel-held ar...

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Donald Trump Didn't Realize North Korean Diplomacy

Donald Trump Didn't Realize North Korean Diplomacy "Isn't So Easy"

Trump said the first topic the two leaders discussed was North Korea, and that he appreciated Xi's deep knowledge. Though I don't for a second believe the actions of the Trump administration were an...

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'Survivor' Contestant Zeke Smith Outed as Transgender, Called 'Deceptive'

This desperate grab at trying to paint Zeke as a deceitful and hiding truths didn't work out for Jeff though, and after being yelled at by the entire tribe , Survivor host Jeff Probst made the ...

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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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Libyan coastguards rescue immigrants, almost 100 feared missing

The Doctors Without Borders (MSF) boats Prudence and Aquarius rescued some 1,145 people from nine different dinghies in exhausting operations it said proved their presence off the North African coast ...

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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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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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Russian Federation says evidence growing Syria chemical attack was staged

Russian Federation says evidence growing Syria chemical attack was staged

The US hit the Syrian airbase from which it said the assault was launched with cruise missiles, days after the attack. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, more than 70 people were ...

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Canada announces legislation to legalize recreational marijuana

Canada announces legislation to legalize recreational marijuana

There will be new criminal code provisions, including making it an offense, punishable by up to 14 years in jail, for the illegal distribution or sale of cannabis as well as similar penalties for ...

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Ex-Afghan president: Allowing US to drop bomb 'treason'

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. And later on Saturday, ...

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North Korea tensions: Reports of Chinese troops on border

In a tweet after the visit, Trump said it was a "great honor" to host Xi and his wife Peng Liyuan, while adding: "Tremendous goodwill and friendship was formed, but only time will tell on trade". Se...

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French judges to European Parliament

He said the slight slide in Le Pen's support could be due both to the race tightening closer to the voting date, and to minor protest candidates stealing votes from her. Ms Le Pen was dumbfounded when...

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USCCB President mourns Egypt bomb attack victims

USCCB President mourns Egypt bomb attack victims

They have repeatedly been targeted by Islamist extremists in recent years. The Egyptian cabinet approved a countrywide state of emergency of three months in a statement released this morning. "It ma...

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'Chips for kids' car explodes in Syria, kills hundreds

Video footage broadcast on Syrian state-run television showed heavily damaged and burned buses parked on the side of a road. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 24 people had ...

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22 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

The army said troops of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry, Commandos, Gemunu Watch and Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment were carrying out operations at the location, the Colombo Gazette reported. "Those who lo...

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Canadian government unveils marijuana legalization bill

Canadian government unveils marijuana legalization bill

Blair said at the news conference in Ottawa that "criminal prohibition has failed" and that 21 percent of youth, and 30 percent of young adults, use cannabis in Canada. "We don't really have a way of ...

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Sri Lanka garbage dump collapse toll rises to 24

Hopes of finding anyone alive under a collapsed mountain of garbage in Sri Lanka's capital faded Sunday as the death toll reached 23 with another six reported missing, police said. He said some areas ...

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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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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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Russia relations at 'all-time low'

Russia relations at 'all-time low'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during a news conference following their talks in Moscow , Russia , April 12, 2017. -Russian relations. ...

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