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Philippine forces struggle to retake city held by Islamist militants

Philippine forces struggle to retake city held by Islamist militants

Hapilon and the two Maute leaders - brothers after whose surname the group is named - were still believed to be in Marawi , local military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jo-ar Herrera told reporter...

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Myanmar military plane with over 100 aboard goes missing

Myanmar military plane with over 100 aboard goes missing

Those on board included 106 soldiers and family members and 14 crew, the military said. The plane took off from Myeik in Myanmar and was on its way to Yangon . The Myanmar military named the captai...

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Did Russian hackers plant fake news that led to Qatar crisis?

News of the cyber attack appeared to confirm USA intelligence concerns that Russian Federation sought to hack us allies like Qatar , where the us has one of its largest military bases in the regi...

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This documentary footage shows London Bridge attacker confronting police in central London

May, under fire because of three major attacks in Britain in the last three months, said Corbyn wasn't fit to safeguard Britain's security at a time of heightened threat. They worked in the same res...

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Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked US software firm

Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked US software firm

Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy chairman of the foreign affairs committee at the upper chamber of parliament, on Wednesday dismissed the accusations as "an attempt to push the USA against Russian Federat...

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London attack: Third terrorist is named

London attack: Third terrorist is named

Both Butt and Redouane lived in Barking, east London , but it is not yet known how the two men knew each other - with work to understand more about the trio and their connections under way. According...

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UAE threatens to imprison Qatar sympathisers

The Qatari-based TV station, Al-Jazeera, had already been blocked in numerous countries in a sign of the growing tensions. Finally, he said , there's " Al Jazeera and other Qatari-funded media, ...

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Afghan officials ready for so-called Kabul Process

Afghan officials ready for so-called Kabul Process

The conference - named the " Kabul Process on Peace and Security Cooperation" - was attended by representatives from 26 countries and worldwide organizations. He asserted that the Taliban , and Afgh...

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Donald Trump's presidency is an American crisis

In Comey's account , it was his job to stay behind after other intelligence officials had left and brief Trump on what he described as "some personally sensitive aspects" of the government's inve...

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard blames Saudi Arabia for attacks in Tehran

Iran's Revolutionary Guard blames Saudi Arabia for attacks in Tehran

Four gunmen dressed as women stormed the parliament building with an ensuing standoff lasting over five hours; one suicide bomber set off an explosive device in the mausoleum. "We underscore that ...

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Trump 'Feels Vindicated' by Comey Testimony

Trump 'Feels Vindicated' by Comey Testimony

He is eager to continue to move forward with his agenda. Comey agreed to testify before the Senate panel, which is conducting one of three USA investigations related to Russian Federation, last week...

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Central Indian district imposes curfew after farmers die in clashes

Central Indian district imposes curfew after farmers die in clashes

A curfew was in force and mobile internet was cut off in the region after the violence during protests by farmers demanding higher prices for crop and loan waivers. The farmers killed on Tuesday were ...

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Police foil new terror plot as they arrest three people planning attack

However, soon after James stepped outside the pub, the attack began and his friends were rushed upstairs to safety and James has yet to be seen since. Police said they had to prioritize resources on...

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She Allegedly Coaxed Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. Now She's on Trial

She Allegedly Coaxed Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. Now She's on Trial

Although it's hard to convict someone for what they wrote in a text message, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court-which ruled that Carter must stand trial in an appeal of a lower court's decisio...

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Iran says Donald Trump reaction to attacks 'repugnant'

Iran says Donald Trump reaction to attacks 'repugnant'

Iran supports Houthi rebels in Yemen and groups that the USA considers terrorists, such as the Lebanon-based Hezbollah. The recent twin terrorist attacks in Tehran are a sign that the "Islamic Sta...

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Corbyn and May tour Britain in final election push

However, with negotiations due to start so soon after the election, it is likely that the PM will still go into talks with her uncompromising message to European Union leaders that "no deal is bette...

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Police name two of three men who carried out London Bridge atrocity

Italian media reports suggest Italian authorities had warned British and Moroccan police about the dangers he posed, after he was stopped at Bologna airport in 2016 attempting to make his way to Syr...

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Trump condemns terrors attack in Iran

Trump condemns terrors attack in Iran

M - Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps has accused Saudi Arabia of being behind Wednesday's double attack in the capital Tehran that left at least 13 people dead, reports say. Some of the groups issue...

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US condemns attacks in Iran; Senate moves ahead on sanctions

US condemns attacks in Iran; Senate moves ahead on sanctions

In a statement yesterday, Guterres spokesperson said that "the Secretary-General strongly condemns the terrorist attacks". President Donald Trump is suggesting that Iran bears some culpability for a...

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Trump Taps Former DOJ Official Christopher A. Wray as New FBI Director

Trump Taps Former DOJ Official Christopher A. Wray as New FBI Director

Media reports revealed that Wray has represented New Jersey Governor Chris Christie , a fierce Trump ally, during the so-called "Bridgegate" scandal. elections and possible collusion with Trump's c...

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North-east Muslims condemn London terror attack

He said the object of terrorism was to divide people - and instead communities needed to unite and fight this in every way possible. In a statement he read out on behalf of Muslim communities, Ch...

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North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after US drills

North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after US drills

The North says it needs nuclear weapons to forestall the threat of a U.S. attack. The technological advances that North Korea has demonstrated in the last six months were of "great concern", the hea...

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Trump nominates lawyer Christopher Wray to lead FBI

Trump nominates lawyer Christopher Wray to lead FBI

The president Wednesday morning announced that Christopher Wray , a former federal prosecutor , is the nation's new FBI director . Wray is a criminal defense lawyer now employed by the King...

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Sen. Mark Warner calls alleged Trump pressure on Comey "unthinkable"

Comey is expected to testify about his own conversations with the president, including one in which Trump allegedly asked him to dial back the FBI's investigation into former national security adv...

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Trump names Christopher Wray as nominee for FBI director

Trump names Christopher Wray as nominee for FBI director

Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., called Wray "tough, qualified, and principled", but added that "I look forward to sitting down with him to discuss both his commitment to our justice system and his vision fo...

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Pro-Trump Group's Ad Attacks Ossoff in Georgia Race

In fact, the most important moment of the debate came in Handel's answer - sure to be played on repeat in Democratic television ads - to a question about the minimum wage. After Ossoff said he suppo...

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UK Weighs Counterterrorism Options in Wake of London Attack

He added: "Work is ongoing to understand more about them, their connections and whether they were assisted or supported by anyone else". "We've carried out searches in a variety of places in east L...

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President Trump to Nominate Christopher Wray as FBI Director

President Trump to Nominate Christopher Wray as FBI Director

Wray worked for the Justice Department under President George W Bush as assistant attorney general overseeing the criminal division. Trump later said in an interview with NBC News that the ...

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Christopher Wray: Trump to Nominate Former Assistant AG for FBI Director

Christopher Wray: Trump to Nominate Former Assistant AG for FBI Director

Trump's tweets that his choice - lawyer Christopher Wray - is "a man of impeccable credentials". Now in private practice, Wray is a personal attorney for New Jersey Gov. Wray is a traditional ch...

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'We all feel the pain' - Londoners gather to mourn attack victims

'We all feel the pain' - Londoners gather to mourn attack victims

In this image taken from video footage, people run from the scene of attack, alongside a man strolling holding a pint of beer, right, in London , late Saturday, June 3, 2017. Her main opponent, Labou...

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