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Nine protesters injured in Washington outside Turkish Embassy

Turkey insists that these YPG militants and their PYD political party are tied to the Kurdish insurgency in Turkey known as the PKK, which the USA, the European Union and Turkey all consider a terrori...

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US would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop

US would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop

United Nations sanctions monitors have told the council that North Korea has been successful in evading sanctions, by using front companies in China and in Malaysia along with middlemen in other co...

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MPs clear way for United Kingdom general election on June 8

MPs clear way for United Kingdom general election on June 8

The president of the European Commission believes "real" Brexit talks will only start after British snap elections called for June 8, an EU spokesman said on Wednesday. Antonio Tajani said all 27 ot...

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Chelsea Manning released after seven years in military prison

Military prosecutors in 2010 charged Manning with 22 offenses, including violations of the Espionage Act, for giving hundreds of thousands of classified USA documents and diplomatic cables to WikiLea...

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Watch Melissa McCarthy's most hilarious Sean Spicer bit yet from SNL

But when reporters start to prod Spicey on his relationship with Trump amid rumors that the president wants to fire him, Spicey gets riled up and rides his motorized podium straight to Trump Tower to ...

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Scotland 'leading the way with progressive policies'

Scotland 'leading the way with progressive policies'

The Scottish Government put forward proposals at the end of a year ago in an attempt to create a bespoke Brexit deal for Scotland - where the vote to remain was 62% - but Ms Sturgeon said they were "d...

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Trump says he might cancel all 'press briefings'

Trump says he might cancel all 'press briefings'

And we assume the president does not know either. Laurence Tribe, a Harvard professor specializing in constitutional law, wrote on Twitter it is "now totally clear that Trump's firing of Comey was a...

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Turkish opposition urges Trump to prod Erdogan on rights

Long before Trump took office, USA presidents have grappled with the fragility of partnering with Turkey's government and the Kurds to carry out a Middle East agenda. Turkey, the only majority Muslim ...

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The battle for Donald Trump's eyes is heating up

The president also expressed his distaste over the current controversies plaguing him at Washington, after he dismissed Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, saying "No one has ever ac...

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Pak. shells LoC areas again, 1000 people evacuated

The shelling in Rajouri is the third ceasefire violation by Pakistan in as many days. Two civilians were killed and three others injured Thursday when Indian and Pakistani soldiers traded gunfire an...

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More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

ICE has arrested 30,473 criminal aliens this year - 20 percent more than the 25,786 arrested over the same period a year ago. "Those that enter the country illegally, they do violate the law, that i...

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Macron takes office as French president

Macron takes office as French president

Then, a large crowd outside the chancellery welcomed Macron to Berlin, with some waving European Union flags. A convinced European integrationist unlike Le Pen and other leadership candidates, Macro...

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What we know about Comey's memo to Trump

What it comes down to is that senior Republicans have a responsibility to their party and to the nation to intervene and get this administration to shape up. An emailed fundraising appeal by Trump's p...

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Peace Talks First. The US Embassy Can Wait

So far, the global community does not recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and not a single foreign country has based their embassies in Jerusalem . president is due to make his first v...

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US, China sign trade agreement

US, China sign trade agreement

A date of July 16 has been set for China to open its door to USA beef and for the U.S.to open its door to Chinese poultry. And the glad tidings are being met with enthusiasm by the beef business...

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New era begins in hills: Mamata Banerjee after civic poll win

New era begins in hills: Mamata Banerjee after civic poll win

In an unprecedented resultthe Trinamool Congress grabbed the Mirik civic body in a first time victory for a non-Gorkha party in the hills. Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) bagged 31 seats from Darjeerli...

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United Nations chief seeks early meeting with new French president

United Nations chief seeks early meeting with new French president

Macron, 39, founded his centrist En Marche (On The Move) movement of mostly political neophytes just a year ago on a promise to inject new blood into France's discredited political class. The remark...

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Senate Judiciary Committee seeks Comey memos, possible Trump tapes

Senate Judiciary Committee seeks Comey memos, possible Trump tapes

They called on the White House "to provide records of interactions with former Director Comey, including any audio recordings". Richard Burr (R-NC) and Mark Warner (D-VA), asked FBI Acting Director ...

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Act II for France's Macron: getting the majority to govern

Act II for France's Macron: getting the majority to govern

French President-elect Emmanuel Macron laid the groundwork for his transition to power, announcing a visit to Germany and a name change for his political movement and appearing with his predecessor at...

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BC has first minority government in 65 years

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark's Liberal Party was neck-and-neck with the left-leaning New Democratic Party (NDP) in an election that could mean uncertainty for multi-billion-dollar energy pro...

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Macron Spent His First Full Day As President In Germany

Macron Spent His First Full Day As President In Germany

Mr Philippe's appointment ticks several boxes for 39-year-old Mr Macron, France's youngest president, who took power on Sunday. It comes at a critical time because the leadership of Germany is in da...

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Bank of England leaves rates unchanged, lowers 2017 growth forecast

The Bank of England has put record low interest rates of 0.25 per cent on hold again as its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) slightly cut the nation's growth forecast for 2017. The growth forecast for ...

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Comey memo says Trump asked to halt Flynn investigation

Comey, a few others voiced concerns after the twin bombshells of Trump's behavior in the Oval Office. The Times says Comey wrote a memo detailing his conversation with the president immediately ...

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9 injured in Washington protest during Erdogan visit

9 injured in Washington protest during Erdogan visit

The Trump administration recently chose to sell arms to the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units, known as YPG, who are looking to wage a campaign to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from the I...

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Senators Toomey, Casey react to report Trump shared classified info with Russians

Before it was revealed that Israel was the source of the intelligence that was shared by Trump, Yatom described how they would have been operating from an understanding that such information would not...

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Conservatives stand 20 points ahead of Labour - ICM poll

Conservatives stand 20 points ahead of Labour - ICM poll

May also outlined plans to tackle pay gaps between different races and ages, introducing a demand for employers to be transparent to correct "an injustice which can not be allowed in 21st century Brit...

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Israel seeks to contain fallout from Trump intel sharing with Russian Federation

President Donald Trump has defended his decision to discuss intelligence with the Russians during a White House meeting last week, saying he had an "absolute right" to share "facts pertaining to terro...

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May lauds Prince Philip for his contribution to Britain

May lauds Prince Philip for his contribution to Britain

Soon after the announcement was made, the Queen and her husband attended an Order of Merit reception at St James's palace. Ahead of the announcement, word of an emergency gathering of royal staff an...

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Trump and Abbas vow 'historic' peace deal

Trump and Abbas vow 'historic' peace deal

The 82-year-old Palestinian spoke in Arabic during the event but concluded in English by addressing Mr. Trump directly. "Mr. President, with you we have hope", Mr. Trump praised Abbas for opposing ...

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Arguments presented by Pakistan at ICJ

India did not provide his birth certificate to prove his citizenship neither came forward to clarify his passport, which carried a Muslim name. Former Solicitor General Harish Salve is leading India's...

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