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Nowhere to go for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh after cyclone wrecks camps

Cyclone Roanu hit the southern coast of Bangladesh past year, leaving 20 people dead and forcing half a million to flee their homes. At least five persons were killed in Bangladesh after Cyclone ...

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Philippine leader slams Chelsea Clinton over rape criticism

He later apologised and said he meant no disrespect to women or rape victims.He said he would not tolerate abuses but joked that if any soldier was to rape three women, "I will admit it, that's on me"...

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Trump pulling U.S. out of Paris climate deal, reports say

But a tweet from Trump in 2012 claimed climate change was a big hoax "created by and for the Chinese in order to make USA manufacturing non-competitive". Trump promised during his 2016 campaign th...

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Iranian Ambassador in Afghanistan Not Injured in Kabul Blast

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul has issued a fresh security alerts for its citizens in Afghanistan after as many as 80 people were killed and several others injured in a suicide vehicle bomb attack in ...

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June 8 Poll: Theresa May Defends UK Political Debate Boycott

Gulf News also reported that the recent debate between May and Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn may not bear any significant effect on the result of the upcoming election since it ended with no c...

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Kashmiri people defy Indian imposed curfew on 1st day of Ramadan

Kashmiri people defy Indian imposed curfew on 1st day of Ramadan

He said in other parts of the Valley, restrictions under Section 144 remained in force and there was ban on assembly of more than five people at a single place. All business establishments including s...

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Comey to reveal Trump pressure on probe

Trump is expected to meet Pistole at the White House on Tuesday afternoon, USA Today reported , citing his former colleague. He later joined and ran the Enron Task Force. The Comey associate, who was...

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Trump expected to leave climate deal - but with 'caveats'

Trump expected to leave climate deal - but with 'caveats'

If this language frustrates Trump enough, he could opt to withdraw from the more foundational United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which laid the groundwork for the Paris deal, a...

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Trump expected to exit Paris climate deal

Trump expected to exit Paris climate deal

Trump's position on the Paris accord was a focal point of last week's G7 summit in Sicily, at which leaders of the world's six other leading economies pressed him to renew the U.S. Meanwhile, influ...

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Cleveland fires officer who fatally shot Tamir Rice

Loehmann's professional history was scrutinized after the release of a surveillance video that showed him shoot Rice in the stomach less than 2 seconds after his supervising officer, Garmback, pulled ...

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On Memorial Day, Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery

On Memorial Day, Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery

John Kelly's other son, Johnny, is preparing for his fifth military deployment. Secretary Kelly himself made headlines this weekend, downplaying the significance of Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushne...

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British PM May could lose majority in June 8 election - projection

British PM May could lose majority in June 8 election - projection

New constituency-by-constituency modeling by YouGov showed the ruling Conservative Party might lose 20 seats at the June 8 election while Labour could gain almost 30 seats, potentially leading to...

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Hillary Clinton says email scandal was just one reason she lost

Hillary Clinton says email scandal was just one reason she lost

The Democratic candidate for president was expected to begin her speech around noon in Rancho Palos Verdes. She said , "The overriding issue that affected the election that I had any control ov...

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Kathy Griffin Apologizes For 'Disturbing' Depiction Of Trump's Head

In a video posted Tuesday night , Griffin said she was sorry. "It is clearly disgusting and completely inappropriate". Ken Jennings, the longest running Jeopardy contestant, made fun of Barron Trum...

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Chelsea Clinton and Rodrigo Duterte

Chelsea Clinton and Rodrigo Duterte

On Tuesday, a week after the fighting began, the government said it was close to retaking the city. The city has 96 barangays. He now heads an alliance of at least 10 smaller groups, including the Ma...

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Key US-Europe relations called into question after Trump trip

Key US-Europe relations called into question after Trump trip

However, Trump blasted back against Merkel on Tuesday, tweeting Americans "have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on NATO&military". This is White House ...

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UK Conservatives extend lead to 10 points over Labour: Kantar poll

Stocks flatlined on Wednesday as investors used the last day of May to protect gains built up in what has been yet another lucrative month, while sterling fell after an opinion poll suggested the ruli...

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Trump refutes 'fabricated' report on his son-in-law

It is unclear when his last day on the job will be, but it could be as early as Tuesday following his announcement to friends and colleges. " Jared is doing a great job for the country", Trump s...

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US CEOs urge Trump to stay in Paris agreement

As recently as last week, a senior White House official told reporters Mr. Trump was " evolving " on the issue of climate change after meeting with world leaders who encouraged him to preser...

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Trudeau addresses Merkel Trump rift, says Canada committed to Europe and US

Trudeau addresses Merkel Trump rift, says Canada committed to Europe and US

India is seeking to double Germany's investment in the country over the next five years from the current 9.5 billion euros, former Indian Ambassador to Germany Gurjit Singh said in Singapore today....

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As Trump grapples with crisis, communications aide steps down

Dubke's last day has not yet been determined. White House press secretary Sean Spicer says Trump will meet with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on June 9 for "a working visit". Trump has priva...

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Jeremy Corbyn to make surprise appearance at the BBC leaders debate

Corbyn had previously said he would not take part in the debate unless May did likewise, but has now u-turned and agreed to take part. He went on to describe the European influences behind it, a simil...

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Obamas Buy House They Were Renting in DC

Obamas Buy House They Were Renting in DC

President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama are paying a reported $8.1 million for their new home, but keep their house in Chicago. "It made sense for them to buy a home rather tha...

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Kabul blast: India strongly condemns heinous, reprehensible attack

Manpreet Vohra, India's envoy to Afghanistan, told the Times Now television channel the bomb went off around 100 metres from India's embassy, one of several in the area. German Foreign Minister Sigmar...

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New Trump attack on Germany widens transatlantic rift

New Trump attack on Germany widens transatlantic rift

Trump skipped the traditional end-of-trip news conference to avoid facing questions about a host of problems he faces upon his return to Washington later on Saturday. Modi and Ms. Merkel. "It's very...

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Trump speaks with Afghan president Ashraf Ghani, condemns Kabul attack

The Haqqani group is fighting US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces and the Afghan government. "Attacks such as these only serve to strengthen our commitment to our Afghan partners as they ...

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Trump Pleased With Results of First Overseas Trip

Trump Pleased With Results of First Overseas Trip

The president tweeted Saturday, "I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!" King Salman and President Trump also signed Joint Strategic Vision Statement , promising close collabo...

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Jeremy Corbyn says Tories planning five more years of austerity

Jeremy Corbyn says Tories planning five more years of austerity

Which is easier, controlling Labour MPs or a bunch of 10-year-olds? One person said: " Jeremy Corbyn coming across as warm, amusing & genuinely human on The One Show , light years away from roboti...

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Former US national security adviser Brzezinski dies at 89

Brzezinski served as President Carter's national security advisor from 1977 to 1981 and continued to hold influence in foreign policy issues. The Carter administration also witnessed the transition ...

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House committee issues subpoenas; Comey OK'd to testify

Comey to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about his contacts with the president, according to a Comey associate. The Times reported that the peace plan was the work of Felix Sat...

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