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Iran accuses US of spreading 'Iranophobia' selling arms to 'dangerous terrorists'

Iran accuses US of spreading 'Iranophobia' selling arms to 'dangerous terrorists'

Sending a tough message to Teheran shortly after pragmatist Hassan Rouhani was re-elected president, Mr Trump had urged Arab and Islamic leaders to unite to defeat Islamist militants, and said Ira...

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Manchester terror attack probe widens as US leaks grate

Manchester terror attack probe widens as US leaks grate

Trump strongly condemned on Thursday the "troubling" leaks and promised that an investigation will be launched. United Kingdom officials were reportedly angered on Wednesday night after The Ne...

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Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

But he also held one-on-one meetings with the leaders of Japan, the United Kingdom and Germany. The trip has largely gone off without a major misstep, with the administration touting the president's e...

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Israel slammed for 'revisionist' Jerusalem Day celebrations

The U.S. relationship with Israel saw a major reset with U.S. President Donald Trump's first visit to Israel, breaking with the last eight years of chilled ties under the Obama administration. The...

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Foreigners involved in deadly Philippine urban battle

Foreigners involved in deadly Philippine urban battle

Fighting erupted on Tuesday after a bungled raid by security forces on a Maute hideout, which spiralled into chaos, with gunmen seizing bridges, roads and buildings and taking Christians hostage, fo...

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Court: Trump travel ban rooted in intolerance

In President Trump's revised travel ban , foreign nationals who are outside the USA from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia and Yemen (without any valid visa) for 90 days. She cited Trump adviser R...

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KISS cancels concert in Manchester after terrorist attack

Grande retreated to her hometown of Boca Raton, Florida, in the days after the attack. "The country should remain vigilant". Authorities in the United Kingdom believe Salman Abedi , the suicide bom...

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Forget Trump's disclosure, U.S. intel community is already 'infiltrated'

Forget Trump's disclosure, U.S. intel community is already 'infiltrated'

In the meantime, Trump has appointed as his envoy to Israel David Friedman, a devout Jew who insists the embassy must be moved and plans to work out of Jerusalem some days of the week. "I know you...

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Donald Trump launches investigation into Manchester bombing photo leak

Donald Trump launches investigation into Manchester bombing photo leak

British Prime Minister Theresa May publicly warned Trump that "intelligence that is shared between law enforcement agencies must be shared securely". Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said ...

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Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader, who took it in stride

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader, who took it in stride

And in any case, Markovic said , "it is natural that the president of the United States is in the front row". "Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be payin...

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Trump's views on climate change

Trump's views on climate change "evolving" -White House adviser

Trump has made virtually no public remarks about the G-7 other than a tweet on Friday: "Getting ready to engage G-7 leaders on many issues including economic growth, terrorism, and security". Expert...

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President Rivlin: "In Jerusalem Beats the Heart of the Jewish People"

It's between us and occupation . Abbas had sought to convince the unpredictable USA president to remain committed to an independent Palestinian state. Abbas stressed that the Palestinian people's a...

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Civilians wave white flags as Philippines forces hit militants in siege city

Duterte has vowed to extinguish the threat of the fighters, whom he has said belong to the banned local Maute group but are being backed by criminals in the area. Duterte told soldiers in Iligan, ...

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President Trump Urges NATO Members to Boost Defense Spending

President Trump Urges NATO Members to Boost Defense Spending

Markovic thanked Trump for supporting his nation's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership and downplayed the scene as "harmless". "I think the president is looking at it". But plenty of peopl...

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RFE/RL: Trump lectures NATO allies on defense spending

RFE/RL: Trump lectures NATO allies on defense spending

During a working dinner behind closed doors, NATO members reassured Trump of their commitment to increasing spending, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said , noting that leaders agreed to ...

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CBO: Hundreds of Thousands of Coloradans Could Lose Health Coverage

CBO: Hundreds of Thousands of Coloradans Could Lose Health Coverage

The Republican-controlled House passed the American Health Care Act earlier this month . The CBO's assessment shows that the deficit would fall and premiums would fall for some Americans, but th...

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'Key players' among 11 held in Manchester inquiry

'Key players' among 11 held in Manchester inquiry

Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said some "key players" had been arrested in connection with the attack and investigators had made significant "finds". Greater Manchester Police...

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Iran Vows to Develop Missile Program Despite Washington's Discontent

Iran Vows to Develop Missile Program Despite Washington's Discontent

He also noted that Iran Air, in Tehran's first deal with a United States aviation group since the 1979 Islamic revolution, finalised in December a contract worth US$16.6 billion to purchase 80 B...

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Climate, trade, security, migration to figure in tough G7 summit

The bloc gathers annually to discuss issues including global economy, security and energy and this year's talks are touted to be "robust" and "challenging" after president Trump dressed down North Atl...

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Hillary Clinton compares Trump to Nixon in alma mater speech

Hillary Clinton compares Trump to Nixon in alma mater speech

She reminisced about her time at Wellesley , and how she and her peers were "furious" over the election of Richard Nixon , whose term she said "would end in disgrace with impeachment for obstructi...

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Three police officers killed by bomb blast in Indonesia

Three police officers killed by bomb blast in Indonesia

The government has carried out a sustained crackdown on militants since the 2002 Bali bombings by Al Qaeda-affiliated attackers that killed 202 people. "We found (pieces of) nails and buckshot in the ...

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Trump threatens prosecution over US leaks of Manchester probe

The New York Times said it did not publish the story lightly. The explosion killed 22 people - the youngest being aged just eight - and left 119 people injured. The Times didn't say where ...

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Taiwan's top court backs same-sex marriage in historic ruling

Taiwan's top court backs same-sex marriage in historic ruling

Even with liberal pockets growing in China, Korea and Australia, none have yet been able to pass the right to marry for all citizens. The decision is expected at 08:00 GMT, as 14 grand justices rul...

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Central Europeans confident Trump committed to NATO

Central Europeans confident Trump committed to NATO

White House officials said this week Trump stands united with other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries in defending all alliance members. Trump's failure to commit to honoring Article 5 ...

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Venezuela's 'Grandparents' March' Is Met With Riot Cops

In the meantime, protesters will keep turning out in the streets of the country's divided cities. Using branches, rocks, trash and deck chairs, thousands of people gathered on major highways in Car...

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Filipino troops, gunships fight militants in southern city

He said Malaysians, Indonesians, Singaporeans and "other foreign militants" were fighting in Marawi , one of the biggest Muslim cities in the mainly Catholic Philippines with about 200,000 resident...

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Mount Everest's famous Hillary Step destroyed

British mountaineer Tim Mosedale, who reached the summit last week, posted a photograph on Facebook and confirmed the destruction of the Hillary Step, reports the Guardian . "If it's a perfectly fine...

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Trump seen shoving Montenegro PM Markovic aside

Trump seen shoving Montenegro PM Markovic aside

It would have been better if Trump had coupled that message - pay up, folks - with a more explicit expression of the United States' commitment to the alliance. The US leader stood near Markovic and ...

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'Jerusalem already is the capital of Israel'

'Jerusalem already is the capital of Israel'

The historic visit is part of Trump's efforts to highlight "the need for unity among three of the world's great religions" on his first foreign trip, senior administration officials said . "I don...

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US Envoy: Leaks of Manchester bomb probe

US Envoy: Leaks of Manchester bomb probe "reprehensible", will stop

United Kingdom officials apparently believe USA law enforcement, and not the White House , was responsible for the Manchester leaks, which is probably why Trump came out vowing to prosecute whome...

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