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Jeremy Paxman hits May with brutal Brexit 'blowhard' jibe

Corbyn did not enjoy smooth sailing either, with Paxman making numerous accusations and typically cutting Corbyn off before he could reply. "I think you have to". But no deal means the United Kingdo...

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President Trump Has Full Confidence in Jared Kushner

Just back from visiting the Middle East and Europe , Trump on Sunday dismissed recent reports as "fake news". "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated li...

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Macron says France, Russia agree on need for Ukraine peace talks soon

Speaking at a news conference after talks with Vladimir Putin , the French leader said he reminded him "about what France's priorities were". "They behaved like organs of influence, of propaganda and...

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Manchester marks week since attack as intelligence questions grow

Based on what the bomber's brother has told the militia, "everything was prepared in Manchester" since the end of 2016, he said. Manchester City Council called a vigil in the centre of the northwest...

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Ex-Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dead at 83

Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela announced Noriega's death on Twitter , saying it "closes a chapter" in the country's history. There was no immediate information on the cause of death, which occ...

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Taiwanese Court Delivers Landmark Ruling In Favour Of Marriage Equality

The court also said that when a same-sex couple creates "a permanent union of intimate and exclusive nature for the committed goal of managing a life together", they're not affecting the rights of p...

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PM Narendra Modi attends Angela Merkel's private dinner in Germany

PM Narendra Modi attends Angela Merkel's private dinner in Germany

The social democrat has called on European partners to take steps to make the European Union stronger, in order to fill the vacuum left by the U.S.in the global arena. He said Trump's administration, ...

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Social conservatives rejoice over Scheer

He will also make his question period debut in the House of Commons as leader of the Opposition. "I think he was very, very effective in getting his point across, holding the government to account, bu...

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Sounds of Silence as Russia Probe Pierces Trump's Inner Circle

Returning late Saturday from his first foreign trip as president, Trump geared up to combat concerns over advisers' ties to Russian Federation, including explosive reports about Jared Kushner , his...

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India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, diets

The Central Government's ban on the trade of cattle for slaughter threatens $4 billion in annual beef exports and millions of jobs if the government does not revoke the stoppage decreed last week, acc...

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Pentagon: March airstrike killed more than 100 civilians

Most locals interviewed on the day said that people had willingly taken shelter. It is thought to be the largest single incident of civilian deaths since the USA air campaign against IS began in 2...

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Two more arrests over Manchester attack: British police

Two more arrests over Manchester attack: British police

Police have arrested 11 people, but two of those were released without charge, police said. Soon after the terror attack, Grande chose to suspend her "Dangerous Woman" world tour for at least two ...

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PM Modi in Germany: Here are 5 things you need to know

PM Modi in Germany: Here are 5 things you need to know

Tensions came to a head last week when Trump refused to endorse the Paris Agreement or confirm that he was pulling out of it as he pledged during his election campaign. Merkel's speech in Munich could...

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MI5 launches internal probe over Manchester attack warnings

Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating the suitcase. "We have no reason to believe the case and its contents contain anything unsafe, but would ask people to be cautious", Mr Jackson...

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United Kingdom police seek information about Manchester attacker's suitcase

British police now have 13 suspects in custody - including Abedi's elder brother Ismail - and have searched properties across Manchester , a city in northwest England. The straps of a backpack are vi...

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Donald Trump handshake a "moment of truth" says Emmanuel Macron

The two leaders gripped each other's hands so tightly their knuckles started turning white and their jaws seemed to clench in front of the media last week in Brussels before a North Atlantic Treaty ...

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Chinese pingpong great suspended, sent home from worlds

Chinese pingpong great suspended, sent home from worlds

Mr Kong has been suspended over gambling debts. The casino resort declined to comment to the BBC. Kong posted a statement late Monday on the Weibo microblogging service acknowledging he had visite...

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Donald Trump's Invigorating Speech in Riyadh

Donald Trump's Invigorating Speech in Riyadh

President Trump's official visit to Saudi Arabia over the weekend wasn't all billion-dollar arms deals and eye of Sauron cosplay . For Trump, the trip is a reprieve from the crush of controversies...

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British police on hunt for concert bomber's missing suitcase

The statement stresses the suitcase depicted in the image is different than the one used in the attack. "We have no reason to believe the case and its contents contain anything unsafe, but would ask...

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Powerful Saudi prince to meet Putin in Russian Federation

It was the second meeting between the two men over the past year following a breakthrough meeting in China, where Putin and Prince Mohammed showed the first signs the world's two biggest oil exporters...

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Tens of thousands still marooned in Sri Lanka floods

Sri Lankan men push their vehicles across a road against the inundated water caused by floods at Kaduwela, 20kms away from capital city Colombo , Sri Lanka. Already, more than 75,000 people have take...

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Jared Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions

Both The Wall Street Journal - on Friday - and the Washington daily, on Sunday, reported that Trump is planning a big shakeup in the White House, including possibly dismissing or reducing the role...

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Regional stability impossible without Iran, says Rouhani

Highlighting Iran's major role in resolving the crisis in Syria and in countering terrorism in the Middle East, the French president called for concerted action to contribute to peace and stabil...

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Election day ahead: Labour pains by Corbyn to net mums' vote

But no deal means the United Kingdom would default to WTO rules. First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon was scathing in her assessment of Mrs May's performance, tweeting: "It has become painfu...

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Manchester City sign Bernardo Silva from Monaco

Manchester City sign Bernardo Silva from Monaco

Monaco are looking for replacements for both Silva and Mendy, with Aston Villa left-back Jordan Amavi one possible recruit. The player's 10 goals and 10 assists from 44 appearances in Ligue 1 an...

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Madras HC grants four week stay on cattle slaughter notification

Madras HC grants four week stay on cattle slaughter notification

The court issued notice to the central government asking it to file a reply within four weeks. The central government's May 23 notification governing sale of cows and buffaloes - and their slaughter...

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White House returns to court to fight for travel ban

White House returns to court to fight for travel ban

Federal judges temporarily blocked the ban after several states argued that it discriminated against Muslims . Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from the United States city of Seattle. As part ...

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Macron names government, with supporters in key ministries

Macron names government, with supporters in key ministries

His first government is comprised of half men and half women, a mix of experienced politicians from a wide range of parties and newcomers from civil society. Yet the new government may only serve ...

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Trump US president pleased with results of 1st overseas trip

Trump US president pleased with results of 1st overseas trip

He later replaced the tweet with the words: "Just returned from Europe". "Corey Lewandowski, who was sacked as campaign manager almost a year ago; David Bossie, who was deputy campaign manager; and ...

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Philippine military: City siege was start of extremist plan

Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said on Monday that only small areas of Marawi are under the control of the militants. "They want to leave". On Sunday, Philippine forces said they found corp...

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