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South Korea: North Korea fires several short-range missiles

South Korea: North Korea fires several short-range missiles

Four extended range Scud missiles lift off from their mobile launchers in Tongchang-ri in North Pyongan Province, North Korea . MAY 26: South Korea says it will allow a civic group to contact Nort...

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Important milestones in Qatar's history amid Gulf rift

Key Gulf states including UAE , Egypt and Bahrain , led by Saudi Arabia , abruptly severed relations with Qatar on Monday, suspending flights and sea travel to Qatar, escalating a week-old row ...

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Iran minister calls Trump's condolences for attacks 'repugnant'

Iran minister calls Trump's condolences for attacks 'repugnant'

A standoff with four gunmen who had shot their way into the parliament building in Tehran and took hostages ended after several hours with all the attackers dead. An Associated Press reporter saw ...

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United Kingdom general elections on Thursday: Survey predicts Tory landslide win

Britons go to the polls on Thursday in the shadow of terrorism, in an election Prime Minister Theresa May once expected to win easily but has proved increasingly hard to predict. "She also could fin...

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Violence continues in MP, Congress demands CM's resignation; questioned PM's 'silence'

Violence continues in MP, Congress demands CM's resignation; questioned PM's 'silence'

The Congress leader was taken into preventive custody by the local authorities and rushed to an undisclosed location. The Congress on Wednesday termed as "cold-blooded murder" the killing of five ...

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Trump's right to tell NATO's delinquents to pay up

Clearly frustrated by Trump's openly mercurial behaviour during the G7 meetings last week, Merkel chose to give voice to her irritation during a rally in Munich. Of all the endless commentary on Pre...

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President Trump takes aim at key anti-ISIS ally Qatar in tweets

Trump said he'd told the kings, presidents and prime ministers that funding " Radical Ideology " can't be tolerated, and "Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!" Mr Trump's tweet raises questions o...

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Al-Jazeera slams 'unjustified' closure of Saudi office

In a major face-off in the Gulf region, Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and some other countries have cut ties with Qatar , accusing the latter of extending support to ext...

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Obama has private dinner with Trudeau in Montreal

Obama has private dinner with Trudeau in Montreal

Mr Obama , 55, was in Montreal for a speaking engagement on Tuesday (June 6), and met Mr Trudeau , 45, at Liverpool House, Canada's CBC News said. "Thanks @ BarackObama for your visit & insights t...

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Djokovic knocked out of French Open in quarter-finals

Djokovic knocked out of French Open in quarter-finals

June 7 Here is a roundup of day 11 at the French Open on Wednesday. "Even past year I realised he was more aggressive, that's what I thought when I was coaching Milos (Raonic), we played against h...

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Siding against ally Qatar, Trump injects U.S. into Arab crisis

Trump wrote on Twitter. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain said on Monday they would sever all ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism. A Qatari official said the rift was pus...

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Oil prices continue to fall for third day

Oil prices continue to fall for third day

However, the supply cut only had a marginal effect on reducing the supply and oil prices remained practically depressed. This new plan to expand OPEC's global reach may not sit so well with shale ...

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Fired FBI director Comey 'asked not to be left alone with Trump'

Fired FBI director Comey 'asked not to be left alone with Trump'

What To Know: After Comey was sacked May 9, reports emerged that President Donald Trump asked him to drop the probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . "So people went to v...

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Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk

Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk

On the same day charges were announced against Winner , The Intercept published a report it said was based on top-secret documents from the National Security Agency (NSA ). state or local ...

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Phil Murphy wins Democratic nomination in New Jersey governor's race primaries

Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno won the New Jersey gubernatorial Republican primary with 47.8 percent of the vote, and Democratic businessman Philip Murphy won the Democratic primary with 47.4 ...

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Qatar investigation finds state news agency hacked

False or not, other nations did not take the news well and shortly after it was published , Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed diplomatic relations with the Qat...

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Guess Which Five M'sian Universities Named The World's Top 300

Guess Which Five M'sian Universities Named The World's Top 300

The fourteenth annual QS ranking considered institutions' reputations as employers, their academic reputation and worldwide staff and student numbers. None of the city's privately-funded universit...

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Two Australians confirmed dead in London Bridge terror attack

Two Australians confirmed dead in London Bridge terror attack

Nathalie Cros Brohan said on Facebook on Monday that she was on her way to London after her sister, Ms Delcros, was seriously injured and taken to hospital, while Mr Thomas is yet to be found. Ita...

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Rahul Gandhi leaves for Mandsaur, likely to meet families of farmers killed

Rahul Gandhi leaves for Mandsaur, likely to meet families of farmers killed

The Congress Vice President's attempts to defy police barricades turned into a wild steeplechase as he swapped his vehicle for a bike, then hopped on to another bike, and finally set out on foot thr...

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UK election: Polls open after attacks mar campaign

UK election: Polls open after attacks mar campaign

The i judges Mrs May's campaign as "lacklustre" while describing Mr Corbyn's as "bold" and "lively" - but adds: 'i does not have an axe to grind, and is unique among United Kingdom national newspa...

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Farm protests continue after five killed by gunshots at rally

On the other hand, union minister Venkaiah Naidu , while dismissing demands for CM Shivraj Chouhan's resignation, said that Congress was using the entire incident as a "photo-op". He said the Shiv...

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After misbehaving with cops on duty, Rahul Gandhi detained in Mandsaur

After misbehaving with cops on duty, Rahul Gandhi detained in Mandsaur

Accusing the Congress Party of firing from the shoulders of the farmers, Rao further said that grand old party is responsible for giving a violent turn to the entire Mandsaur incident. A judicial pr...

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UAE bans sympathy for Qatar with jail threat

That Qatar's isolation by its powerful neighbours comes just weeks after US President Donald Trump used his Saudi visit to squarely blame Iran for fuelling extremism in the region may not be a...

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Senate Committee Questions Intel

Martin Heinrich, a New Mexico Democrat. "I don't care how you felt". Warner says that in violation of clear guidelines put in place after Watergate to prevent any whiff of political interference by ...

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Hezbollah threatens to attack Americans in Syria

The Syrian Democratic Forces and their Syrian Arab Coalition partners launched the offensive to unseat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria from its so-called "capital" of Raqqa in northern Syr...

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Siding against ally Qatar, Trump injects United States into Arab crisis

Referring to his May trip to the region, Trump tweeted that it was "so good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off". But its independent foreign policy has led...

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Trump urges Gulf unity after supporting Saudi over Qatar row

Countries including Saudi Arabia also banned Qatari planes from their airspace and Riyadh on Tuesday revoked Qatar Airways' operating licence in the kingdom. "They said they would take a hard line on ...

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Tehran attackers were Iranian IS recruits

Images circulating in Iranian media showed gunmen held rifles near the windows of the complex. Police said five people were arrested around Khomeini's shrine on suspicion of involvement, while t...

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Paul Ryan: Trump asking for Comey's loyalty 'obviously' inappropriate

Paul Ryan: Trump asking for Comey's loyalty 'obviously' inappropriate

Those meetings broke precedent with past administrations, during which FBI Directors tended to keep distance as a show of independence. Lawmakers hungry for answers and frustrated by the reticence...

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Arab neighbours say 'nothing to negotiate' with Qatar after cutting ties

Trump on Tuesday backed the regional efforts to isolate Qatar, supporting Saudi Arabia and its allies and suggesting that the key United States ally - home to the largest American airbase in ...

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