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Afghanistan says massive US bomb killed 36 militants

Inamullah Meyakhil, spokesman for the central hospital in eastern Nangarhar province, said the facility had received no dead or wounded from the attack. The U.S. unleashed the largest non-nuclear bomb...

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China fears U.S. military attack on North Korea

In the most recent conversation, which lasted 45 minutes, Abe told reporters he and the U.S. president "frankly exchanged opinions about North Korea and Syria following Thursday's U.S. Beijing's firs...

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Referendum boosts power of Turkey prez

Although the margin fell short of the sweeping victory Erdogan had sought in the landmark referendum, it could nevertheless cement his hold on power in Turkey and is expected to have a huge effect on ...

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Erdogan claims victory in Turkey referendum

The "yes" vote in the referendum would be a validation of the current leadership style of Mr. Erdogan, who has been acting as a de facto head of government since his election in 2014 despite having no...

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Turkish PM declares victory in referendum

Turkish PM declares victory in referendum

Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of the Republican People's Party, also said that those who advocated a "Yes" vote in the referendum may have gone beyond the boundaries of the law. The referendum campaign w...

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Donald Trump expected back in Palm Beach County today

Donald Trump expected back in Palm Beach County today

The Palm Beach Post even keeps a running log of all Trump's golf visits, noting that he likes to frequent his own establishments. He's also played at the two courses he owns near his Mar-a-Lago esta...

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India can't be run without people's support: Narendra Modi in Surat

Prime Minister Modi will also visit Dadra and Nagar Haveli, where he will inaugurate the government projects and distribute sanction letters to the beneficiaries of various government initiatives. Thi...

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Leftist claims win in Ecuador election; rival cries foul

While Moreno has said Assange can stay, Lasso said he would ask him to leave within 30 days of his inauguration. Ecuador's election on Sunday has been widely billed as an indicator of the politica...

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American strike against Syria prompts both praise and condemnation

There are 25 air bases in Syria, including 20 under government control. Instead, they blamed anti-Assad fighters like the al-Sham Front, formerly al-Nusra Front, for a so-called false-flag attack me...

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Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

All detainees in Asqalan, Nafha, Ramon, Hadarim, Galboa' and Be'er as-Sabe' (Beersheba) have returned their meals, declaring the beginning of their open-ended hunger strike. "The strike led by Barghou...

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Brinksmanship With North Korea A Dangerous Game

While the North did not conduct a nuclear test, the specter of a potential escalated USA response trailed Pence as he began a 10-day trip to Asia amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric. The Asia...

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Canada to face All Blacks in Singapore rugby 7s quarter-finals

Canada to face All Blacks in Singapore rugby 7s quarter-finals

That match was no picnic either, with the team quick out of the gate, taking an impressive lead of 19-0 only to see the it evaporate to a 19-19 tie. Canada raced into a 19-0 lead but the Eagles roar...

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North Korea struts its military stuff

North Korea , still technically at war with the South after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce but not a treaty, has on occasion conducted missile or nuclear tests to coincide with big political ...

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Russia vetoes UNSC draft resolution on Syria gas attack probe

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem welcomed worldwide inspectors to visit the base Washington said served as a platform for the attack. The country's top two diplomats have admitted that the...

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Pence says 'era of strategic patience' is over

The missile "blew up nearly immediately" after it was sacked on Sunday morning, USA military officials said, less than a day after leader Kim Jong Un paraded a never-before-seen long-range ballist...

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Pence warns NKorea not to mistake U.S. resolve

Trump has suggested that the US will take a tougher stance against North Korea, telling reporters last week: "North Korea is a problem". "What has happened in recent years, at a period of our maximu...

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China working on the North Korean problem

McMaster also used familiar language Sunday to describe North Korea's "provocative and destabilizing and threatening behavior", while leaving all options on the table as his team helps develop plans o...

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Britain 'concerned' by North Korea missile test

In a test launch in August past year, the missile flew 500 kilometres from a submarine and crashed into waters near Japan, prompting Mr Kim to declare that North Korea had gained "perfect nuclear-atta...

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North Korea fails to launch missile

Friday media reports pointed to satellite observations suggesting that North Korea could be preparing for yet another nuclear test in the coming days. North Korea's ICBMs were the most notable on t...

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Showers, storms expected Easter Sunday across Oklahoma

Showers, storms expected Easter Sunday across Oklahoma

The more organized area of rain and thunderstorms is staying well to our west and north, more in the Midwest. This round of storms should shift south of most of the viewing area by lunchtime Monday ,...

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Pence visits DMZ amid high tensions with North Korea

He noted to the soldiers that his late father, Edward, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was awarded the Bronze Star on April 15, 1953 - 64 years to the day of the vice president's dep...

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AP Uncovers Nearly 2000 Sexual Abuse Allegations Among UN Peacekeepers

Haiti suffered a two-year political crisis until the recent election and inauguration of Moise as president. There are now 2,342 troops on the ground in Haiti, who would withdraw over the coming six...

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Driver in Stockholm lorry attack is Uzbeki man known to police

Driver in Stockholm lorry attack is Uzbeki man known to police

Authorities have reportedly questioned over 500 people and, in addition to the two arrests, have detained four other people in connection with the incident. In July 2016, more than 80 people were kil...

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Calls For Resignation Mars Zuma's 75th Birthday

Calls For Resignation Mars Zuma's 75th Birthday

The reshuffle led worldwide rating agencies Standard & Poor's and Fitch to downgrade South Africa's credit rating to junk status. Zuma is expected to step down in December as leader of ANC and many ...

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Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

Korea starts celebrating birthday of country's founder

The Trump administration's response to North Korea's failure was unusually matter of fact. The joint U.S. -South Korean military camp is just outside the 2.5-mile-wide DMZ. President Donald Trump's ...

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The US Plan to Neutralized North Korea Doesn't Involve the Military

The high-profile failure came as the North tried to showcase its nuclear and missile capabilities around the birth anniversary of the North's late founder and as a USA aircraft carrier neared the Kore...

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Hard-line Cleric to Run in Iranian Presidential Election

Hard-line Cleric to Run in Iranian Presidential Election

Former President Mahmud Ahmadinejad (2005-2013) felt sufficiently sure of the Supreme Leader's condition that he defied his order not to challenge again for the Presidency in the forthcoming President...

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India sings Tibet tune to pacify China on Dalai Lama trip

India sings Tibet tune to pacify China on Dalai Lama trip

He was responding to a query on whether the visit of the Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh signals a change in India's policy on Tibet or on the boundary negotiation issue. Asked to elaborate what "nega...

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Timeline of North Korea's claimed nuclear tests

Timeline of North Korea's claimed nuclear tests

An official from South Korea's Defense Ministry couldn't immediately confirm whether any of the rockets represented a new type of ICBM. The United States, South Korea and other countries have vowed ...

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G-7 ministers aim to press Russia to end Assad support

G-7 ministers aim to press Russia to end Assad support

The official made the announcement at a press conference after the meeting with his counterparts from Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. He says he agrees with other Eur...

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