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Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram in Lake Chad area, kill 13

The reunion in Abuja had a celebratory atmosphere, with music and dance. The freed girls remain in government care - under the eye of security services who are questioning them about their time sp...

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GST rates: Tax on Gold not yet decided

While economy class travel in airplane is likely to get cheaper with 5 per cent tax, a similar lower levy has been decided for transport of passengers by air embarking from or terminating in a regiona...

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Donald Trump arrives in Jerusalem to meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders

At the same time, he urged Israel to hold back on settlement building in the West Bank, a longstanding concern of Palestinians and much of the world. Israel also has expressed concern about the 110 ...

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Jeremy Corbyn rejects claims he is a pacifist

In a speech to the Chatham House worldwide affairs think tank on Friday, Mr Corbyn will say he will do "everything necessary to protect the safety and security of our people and our country", should h...

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'I never mentioned' Israel to Russian officials in Oval Office meeting

'I never mentioned' Israel to Russian officials in Oval Office meeting

White House aides have also tried to play down expectations for significant progress on the peace process during Trump's stop, casting the visit as symbolic. Any move of the embassy to Jerusalem wou...

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Trump sees "rare opportunity" for peace as he arrives in Israel

Israel occupied east Jerusalem , where the Western Wall is located, and the West Bank in 1967 in moves never recognised by the global community. The settlements are considered illegal under worldwi...

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No time for Brexit delays, says UK's May as poll lead slips

No time for Brexit delays, says UK's May as poll lead slips

Mr Corbyn's comments came during an interview with Sky News's Sophy Ridge On Sunday programme in which he defended his contacts with Republicans in the midst of the IRA bombing campaign. "Therefore ...

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North Korea orders mass production of new missile capable of striking Japan

The rocket was sacked from an area near the North Korean county of Pukchang, in South Phyongan province, and flew eastward about 310 miles, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said. North Korea says ...

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Trump tells Liberty U grads to be 'outsiders'

He had earlier said the lawyer and veteran prosecutor was an incompetent "showboat" and "grandstander". Trump is traveling to Lynchburg, Va ., to give the commence address for the Class of 2017 a...

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N Korea's holding U.S. citizen 'concerning'

N Korea's holding U.S. citizen 'concerning'

It was reported that a fourth US citizen was detained a day earlier by Pyongyang on suspicion of hostile acts. North Korea affirmed the detaining of Tony Kim on Wednesday who was taken from the airp...

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Huma Abedin Files for Divorce From Anthony Weiner

Huma Abedin Files for Divorce From Anthony Weiner

Weiner ran for mayor of New York City in 2013 during which a similar sexting scandal unfolded. He will also have to register as a sex offender. "I had hit bottom". The Democrat will appear in court a...

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Tehran mayor withdraws from Iran's presidential race

The election is largely viewed as a referendum on the 2015 nuclear deal struck with world powers shepherded by Rouhani's administration. They were not happy that the maverick Tehran mayor was stan...

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Flea market bargain ring really the real thing

Flea market bargain ring really the real thing

The jewelry specialist for the global auction house told ABC News that the ring's owner was searching impressive diamonds on Google when she found Sotheby's and reached out to Wyndham to get the proce...

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Freed Nigerian schoolgirls to meet families after 3 years in captivity

Some collapsed into family member's arms, while others dropped to their knees and prayed as jubilant music played in the street. "I'm feeling very happy, I was dancing with her, she's very happy", s...

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Very close to naming an Federal Bureau of Investigation director: Donald Trump

Very close to naming an Federal Bureau of Investigation director: Donald Trump

Joe Lieberman was among his top candidates. Other candidates considered included current acting Director Andrew McCabe, former Oklahoma Gov. and FBI Agent Frank Keating, career FBI official Richard...

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Sweden drops Rape charges against Assange

He feared that extradition to Sweden would lead to extradition to the United States where he is wanted for leaking thousands of classified documents. Assange's lawyer Per Samuelson said the drop of ...

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Gulf states, U.S. to ink agreement against terror financing

Gulf states, U.S. to ink agreement against terror financing

Soon after Trump embarked on his trip on Friday, he was hit with more accusations that, with Comey's firing on 9 May, he was trying to squelch a federal investigation into his campaign's ties with Rus...

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France to back Greek debt relief at finance ministers talks

Greece told its EU-IMF creditors on May 21 there should be "no excuse" for delays to debt relief payments now that Athens has "fulfilled its obligations" with new austerity cuts. Greece needs new cred...

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Protesters Demand US Stay Committed to Global Agreement on Climate

Protesters Demand US Stay Committed to Global Agreement on Climate

In April, a group of multinational companies including Apple , DuPont, BP and Shell sent a letter "expressing our support for continued participation by the United States in the Paris climate cha...

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BC May 9, 2017 Election Results and Comments

BC May 9, 2017 Election Results and Comments

It's the first time since the early 1950s that B.C. has voted in a minority government. Premier Christy Clark said Wednesday she intends to form a government and is willing to work with others to st...

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Moon's rise to power in S Korea causes worries, hopes overseas

Moon's rise to power in S Korea causes worries, hopes overseas

Moon also raised the issue of apparent economic retaliation against South Korean firms in China, he said. During a readout of his call with Moon Jae-in, the leaders "agreed to continue to strengthen...

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Istanbul hosting 12 countries for Black Sea summit

Istanbul hosting 12 countries for Black Sea summit

He thanked the participating countries for their contribution to the economic development of the region and assured that Turkey "will continue to do everything in its power for peace and stability in ...

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Senator asks ethics office to review Trump hotel payments

Senator asks ethics office to review Trump hotel payments

Shaub asked for copies of the waivers from every federal agency, but the Office of Management and Budget insists that it needs to "seek further legal guidance" and claims that "the very fact that this...

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Controversy trailing him, Trump heads for Israeli-Palestinian talks

They worry in part because since taking office, Trump has hesitated on his campaign pledge to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunda...

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Senate intel chairman: No decision from Flynn on honoring subpoena

Senate intel chairman: No decision from Flynn on honoring subpoena

According to a source close to Flynn, he will tell the Senate Intelligence Committee later Monday that he won't comply with the panel's request for documents, citing the Fifth Amendment's protections ...

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Egypt refers 48 to military court over church bombings

Egypt refers 48 to military court over church bombings

An armed policeman secures the Coptic church that was bombed in Tanta, Egypt April 10, 2017. In December, the jihadists claimed responsibility for a Cairo Coptic church bombing that killed 27. Follo...

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Indian man arrested in Pakistan for not carrying travel documents

Pakistan's attempt to seek a review of International Court of Justice's interim stay on Kubushan Jadhav's execution is a mere populist ploy to please the domestic audience and is untenable under inter...

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Indian cabbie 'racially abused', assaulted in Australia

Indian cabbie 'racially abused', assaulted in Australia

The victim has not been allowed to disclose his identity due to legal proceedings, according to Indian news agency ANI. As per reports, the cab driver, who is now at a hospital in Tasmania said that...

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Labour's General Election odds slashed after influx of cash

Labour's General Election odds slashed after influx of cash

Thanking the crowd for their support, Mr Corbyn said it was inspiring to see so many people turning out to back the party's campaign before talking about some of the manifesto policies for "an alterna...

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Firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure, Trump told Russians

Firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure, Trump told Russians

Frank Keating, FBI acting Director Andrew McCabe, and former top FBI official Richard McFeely, who has since reportedly withdrawn his name from consideration. He ignored repeated questions from host G...

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