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U.S. military officials hail successful test of missile intercept

U.S. military officials hail successful test of missile intercept

The official also said that the Pentagon is planning another test for August or September 2018 that will feature one target and two interceptors. Cost of U.S. Syring said after the test that it "dem...

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Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case

Trump administration officials have been careful to describe the president's executive action as something other than a ban, especially after a series of courts blocked the implementation of the first...

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Moscow concerned over civilian deaths in Iraq

On Thursday, an Iraqi military statement urged residents of the remaining IS-held neighbourhoods to leave their homes through safe corridors. "Our forces shelled ISIL positions with artillery and mi...

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London attack: What we know

A 55-year-old man was later released without charge. The three men in Saturday's assault were shot dead by police, who said they were wearing suicide belts that turned out to be fakes. In a series...

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China can't 'buy its way out' of global problems

China can't 'buy its way out' of global problems

At one point, the North called on the local government to live up to the historic June 15th North-South Joint Declaration, an inter-Korea agreement promoting peace between the two countries. The U.S. ...

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S.Korea rescues four Pyongyang sailors

S.Korea rescues four Pyongyang sailors

British Deputy Ambassador to the UN Peter Wilson (l.) and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley (r.) vote on a UN Security Council resolution to expand its North Korean blacklist. Group official...

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Arab powers sever Qatar ties, widening rift among USA allies

Arab powers sever Qatar ties, widening rift among USA allies

Qatar is home to the sprawling al-Udeid Air Base, which is home to the forward headquarters of the USA military's Central Command. It also accused Qatar of supporting what it described as Iranian-...

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London police arrest more suspects in bridge attack

Jeremy Corbyn has called for Theresa May to resign as British Prime Minister for presiding over cuts in police numbers as home secretary. She described the police response as "extraordinary" and p...

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Trade dispute holds up EU-China climate statement

Trump's top climate advisor Scott Pruitt was indignant: "The world applauded when we joined Paris". "I know many of you share my disappointment with the White House's decision to withdraw the U...

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Corbyn says UK's May should quit as rivals clash over terror

The assault followed a suicide bombing at a concert in Manchester in May and another vehicle and knife attack on Westminster Bridge in March. At an election campaign event in London, Mrs May said: '...

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Government can not protect the public on the cheap, says Corbyn

Government can not protect the public on the cheap, says Corbyn

Would you back those calls?" Corbyn told ITV News he backed similar calls by "very responsible people" who were "very worried" about May's record. The Prime Minister cut police manpower by 20,000 ...

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Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK Condemns Terrorist Attack in London

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK Condemns Terrorist Attack in London

There are 21 individuals who remain in critical condition , according to CNN. "Basically, not in my name, not in the name of Islam". It is not good enough for Britain and other western countries ...

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Libya government cuts relations with Qatar

Libya government cuts relations with Qatar

Stock markets in Dubai and several other Gulf centers fell on Monday - although not by almost as much as Qatar - in a sign that investors around the region were anxious. President Donald Trump is ...

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London terror attack: Police search two more homes

The Met Police said their names would be made public "as soon as operationally possible" as officers finish working to establish if they were part of a wider network. The Prime Minister was repeated...

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NATO chief: Trump's 'absolutely' committed to alliance

Stoltenberg said the London attack underscored the importance of using many tools against terrorism: fighting the ideology of extremism, taking political and diplomatic steps, and using the military...

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Britain's opposition leader calls on May to quit over police cuts

He called the courts, which have blocked two versions of the travel ban, "slow and political". It was in response to a message from Mr Khan, telling Londoners not to be alarmed by an escalating poli...

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4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Arab rift deepens

4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Arab rift deepens

It was unclear how it would play with the military base. Saudi Arabia closed its land border with Qatar , through which the tiny Gulf nation and worldwide travel hub imports most of its food, spa...

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Why, after discipline, is the Tamir Rice case far from over?

Why, after discipline, is the Tamir Rice case far from over?

Cleveland authorities also announced that Frank Garmback , the officer driving the patrol auto at the time Loehmann shot Rice, would be suspended for 10 days for administrative rule violations of hi...

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Politicians on campaign again after London terror attack

These could include: Longer jail sentences for terrorists and their accomplices; New powers for police and security agencies; Moves to counter radical propaganda and prevent the growth of segregated s...

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Trump wants to 'stay engaged' on climate: Tillerson

The announcement by President Donald Trump that he would be taking America out of the 2015 agreement on fighting climate change is therefore of note. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley bucked the...

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London attack: Corbyn calls on May to resign over police cuts

Mrs May said that since 2015 police budgets had been protected "despite the fact that Jeremy Corbyn's front bench suggested that police budgets should be cut by up to 10%". At least seven people were ...

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Turkey says ready to help resolve crisis between Qatar, Arab countries

Turkey says ready to help resolve crisis between Qatar, Arab countries

Qatar's national team are still involved in the qualifying competition for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation and are bottom of their group with four points from seven games, with matches agains...

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Crude oil prices rise marginally after Gulf countries snap ties with Qatar

Crude oil prices rise marginally after Gulf countries snap ties with Qatar

Yesterday, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt broke diplomatic ties with Qatar and cut off air, sea and land access to the country over Doha's support for "terrorist groups aiming to destabili...

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London Attackers: Two attackers named as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane

London Attackers: Two attackers named as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane

They drove their hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing people in the area around Borough Market . "This was an attack on London and the United Kingdom, but it was also an ...

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Jeremy Corbyn: Theresa May should resign over police cuts

Jeremy Corbyn has told ITV News that Theresa May should resign as Prime Minister for presiding over cuts in police numbers while Home Secretary. Mrs May urged voters to choose her "strong" reco...

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Cutting ties with Qatar: Things to know

Cutting ties with Qatar: Things to know

The unprecedented measures against Doha include ordering Qatari citizens to leave within 14 days and banning citizens of the three Gulf states from travelling to Qatar. Iran-long at odds with Saudi Ar...

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Recent UK attacks have "domestic centre of gravity" - London police chief

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on Sunday night, although they provided no evidence for their involvement or details of the attack. A Spanish citizen and one Australian were also injured. B...

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Donald Trump on 'vile' enemy: 'This bloodshed will end'

Mr Morrison said he was reluctant to say it, but said his attacker looked like 'a Muslim terrorist'. The SITE Intelligence Group says Islamic State's news agency is claiming fighters for the extre...

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Postponing UK election akin to 'letting the terrorists win'

Postponing UK election akin to 'letting the terrorists win'

Mr Corbyn's most hard moment came when he refused to say if he would authorise a retaliatory nuclear strike. Some posit that the two leadership contests have helped him in this, but whatever the rea...

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Iran calls on Gulf Arab neighbours to resolve dispute through dialogue

Iran calls on Gulf Arab neighbours to resolve dispute through dialogue

The UAE gave the Qatari diplomatic mission 24 hours to leave the country. The eastern government of Libya which is chaired by Abdullah Al-Thinni and based in Al-Bayda severed all diplomatic rela...

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