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Iraq forces announce gains in west Mosul

The CTS forces managed to kill some 70 IS militants, a lot of them were foreigners and non-Iraqi Arabs, in the battles during the past two days in the IS stronghold of al-Saha, Saadi said. Iraqi civil...

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White House: Jerusalem Embassy Move Not a Matter of "If", but "When"

Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Jordan's Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammad Momani said that the decision reflects a deep understanding of the sensitivit...

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German rock festival evacuated because of terror threat

Nathalie Muckhoff, 26, who was covering the festival for a local newspaper, told CNN the evacuation proceeded calmly. The festival grounds were clear by 9:30 p.m., about a half hour after people w...

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Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood deaths pass 140

Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood deaths pass 140

The army, navy and air force were continuing to try to reach stranded villagers and evacuate those living in areas prone to mudslides, he added. Several villages in the hilly inland were unreachable, ...

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PM May's lead falls to 3 pct points

It recovered ground early Wednesday, trading broadly flat at 1.28 against the dollar and up 0.1% against the euro at 1.14. Meanwhile, it tipped the Labour Party to gain almost 30 seats - a result ...

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Putin urges end to 'harmful chatter' over Russian meddling

During the campaign, Trump similarly dismissed increasing alarm in the USA that Russian Federation was purposefully targeting the US political system. Mr Putin insisted it was perfectly normal for Mr ...

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Russia's Vladimir Putin Says Certain Syria President Didn't Use Chemical Weapons

Macron's invitation for Putin was a surprise after his tough stance on Russian Federation during the French presidential campaign. Le Pen tweeted ahead of Putin's meeting at the Palace of Vers...

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Russian Federation ties not utilitarian, says PM

The PM made a strong pitch for global investors to invest in India, saying the sky was the limit for investment opportunities. He said the world was focused on Asia and naturally on India. He said...

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Paris or no Paris, India committed: Modi

Modi even stressed on "minimum government and maximum governance". India and Russian Federation on Thursday signed a deal to set up last two nuclear power units of Kundankulam in the state of Tami...

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'Don't worry, be happy': Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision

Speaking at an economic forum in St. Petersburg on Friday, Putin strongly reaffirmed Russia's view that Assad's forces weren't responsible for a fatal chemical attack in Syria in April. Kislyak's me...

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Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Peru, Poland, Ivory Coast elected to UN Security Council

Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Peru, Poland, Ivory Coast elected to UN Security Council

All the new members met the required two-thirds majority and were elected in the first and only round of voting. The council is made up of 10 elected members, five voted on each year and five perman...

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Putin praises Trump for his "fresh" vision

He added that IP addresses allegedly belonging to Russian hackers could have been easily rigged and couldn't stand as evidence. The Russian leader also denied the Kremlin had ever engaged in hacking...

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Philippine police seek casino attacker's identity

The gunman initially disappeared into the chaos of smoke and running people, leading to a five-hour manhunt through the complex, which also includes a hotel and shops, Dela Rosa said. Meanwhile, relat...

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Putin to corporate America: 'Help' President Trump

Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017 on Friday, President Putin questioned the independency of the Russia probe, saying that there's nothing completely independent in the world and personnel...

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Bloomberg says United States does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

THE FACTS: The U.S. coal industry was in decline long before the Paris accord was signed in 2015. Dozens of United States city mayors have responded by pledging to push ahead with clean energy poli...

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Trump Betrays Science and Scientists With Climate Walkout

While much of his statement on withdrawal was concerned with the negative economic impact of being part of the Paris agreement , the President also mentioned the negligible impact that the deal wou...

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Donald Trump Tweets Typo "Covfefe"

According to some Trump supporters, the president was actually speaking Arabic. Going forward, he said, all questions about the FBI investigation into Russian Federation would have to be referred to o...

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Corbyn to keep 'top team' if they win election

Corbyn to keep 'top team' if they win election

What is your election forecast and how will it impact Brexit? " Climate change , as we know over recent days with Donald Trump's announcement, is quite simply the biggest challenge confronting huma...

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Philippine army hits own troops, kills 10 in Marwai City

Foreign fighters, including Chechens and Arabs, are among Muslim militants who were killed in weeklong fighting in a southern Philippine city that involved about 500 gunmen aligned with the Islamic S...

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Comey reportedly cleared to testify on Trump as soon as next week

Comey was cleared to testify by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , the man who preceded Comey as F.B.I. director who's now leading the investigation into the Trump campaign's possible ties to Russia...

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Horgan, Weaver deliver political agreement documents to government house

Regarding lobbying, former senior government officials will be prohibited from engaging in lobbying services for a number of years. It's a blow for BC Liberals, who were one seat shy of a majority g...

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Manila: ISIS claims Philippines casino attack, but doesn't give evidence

Manila: ISIS claims Philippines casino attack, but doesn't give evidence

He did not hurt the guard but went straight to the gambling area, dela Rosa said, according to the Associated Press. So far, authorities say that one gunman, described as Caucasian and foreign, wa...

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Top House Intel panel Democrat rebukes chairman over subpoenas

Committee aides complained that the chairman, Representative Devin Nunes , who publicly recused himself from leading the Russian Federation probe in April following a secret visit he paid to White ...

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Donald Trump's Lawyer Will Now Be Answering All Russia Related Questions

The White House should "immediately" revoke Kushner's clearance pending the conclusion of the FBI's Russian Federation probe that has reportedly zeroed in on Kushner, the lawmakers wrote in a lette...

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Trump administration asks SC to reinstate travel ban

The Justice Department says in court filings that lower courts blocking the ban made several mistakes, including relying on statements President Donald Trump made during the 2016 campaign. After f...

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US Withdrawal From Climate Deal Rolls Back 'Draconian' Regulations - Trump Aide

Global leaders and scientists are saying jobs can be created in green technology, which will give the China the edge. The daily quoted Christiana Figueres, a top former United Nations climate offici...

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36 die from smoke in Philippine casino after gunman set fire

36 die from smoke in Philippine casino after gunman set fire

Manila's main worldwide airport closed the gates of its four main terminals for two hours while the attack at the nearby Resorts World was happening and had implemented extra security measures, airpo...

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North Korea fires what appears to be a ballistic missile towards Japan

North Korea fires what appears to be a ballistic missile towards Japan

The US today confirmed that North Korea has test-launched another ballistic missile and said it is committed to the security of its allies in the neighbourhood. Last month a North Korean official sa...

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Manchester police stop sharing info with United States after leaks, report says

Manchester police stop sharing info with United States after leaks, report says

She added that the 22 victims killed when suicide bomber Salman Abedi blew himself up as crowds left the 21,000 capacity venue on Monday would be "on her mind and in her heart every day". Tension be...

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Putin asks US businessmen to help restore normal dialogue with Washington

Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a blistering attack Friday on what he said were baseless accusations that Moscow was behind a hacking and influence campaign aimed at getting Donald Tr...

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