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United States special forces assist Philippine troops in fight against militants

United States special forces assist Philippine troops in fight against militants

Embassy in Manila said. The clash was believed to be the deadliest single-day toll for the Philippine military against the Abu Sayyaf and Maute groups, as the 13 casualties raised the death toll for...

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No-one has right to 'blockade' my country, says Qatar foreign minister

A number of nations, including Iran's major rival Saudi Arabia, last week cut ties with Qatar , accusing it of funding terrorism, charges it denies. Iran also has sent four cargo planes of food to ...

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Kuwait says Qatar is 'willing' to hold dialogue

Qataris have been ordered to leave some of the blockading nations, but Qatar has said it will not follow suit. Russia's foreign minister has told his counterpart from Qatar that Moscow will make e...

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President Trump urges Qatar to stop funding terrorism

President Trump urges Qatar to stop funding terrorism

The UAE hailed Mr Trump's "leadership". "Stop funding (terrorism). Stop teaching hate". In its own statement, the Qatar government said that they lead the region "in attacking the roots of terrori...

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Trump offers 'warm support' to Theresa May after poll setback

After calling a General Election to "strengthen her hand" ahead of Brexit negotiations, May's Conservative party have wound up with eight fewer seats and with those European Union talks loom...

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Scottish Tory Leader: 'LGBTI Rights More Important than Conservative Party'

Scottish Tory Leader: 'LGBTI Rights More Important than Conservative Party'

Britain's minority Conservative government says it has struck a provisional deal with a minor party, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), to help get its programme through parliament . "That's n...

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Trump accuses Qatar of funding terrorism "at a very high level"

It comes as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tries to calm the worst diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf in years. Qatar is reaching out for support overseas as it has fallen out with its Arab...

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Comey Knew No Wrongdoing by Attorney Lynch in Clinton Tarmac Meeting

COMEY: Well, it concerned me, because we were at the point where we refused to confirm the existence of an investigation -as we usually do- for months, . He later explained that it felt "silly" to not...

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Trump sides with French winner, at least now

Weighing in on the tense exchange between the two world leaders, body language expert and retired Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence and counterterrorism operative Joe Navarro said th...

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United Kingdom professor 'eats his words' over United Kingdom election Twitter dare

United Kingdom professor 'eats his words' over United Kingdom election Twitter dare

He said in a tweet last month that he did not think Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party would poll 38 per cent in the general election on June 8. After Labour won 41 per cent of the vote he faced c...

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Theresa May Vows Brexit Will Go On

Theresa May Vows Brexit Will Go On

Pundits will say that May lost the election because she performed robotically on the campaign trail, failed to answer journalists' questions with conviction, and refused to debate Labour leader Jer...

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Iran identifies terrorists involved in Tehran attacks

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif responded on Twitter , describing the White House statement as "repugnant". "We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran, and ...

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UK defense minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

UK defense minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

A separate YouGov poll for the Sunday Times found that Corbyn is now neck-and-neck with May on who the public believe would make the best prime minister. The Conservative Party has begun talks with ...

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Arab nations put dozens with Qatar ties on terror list

Armed Qatari gunboats patrolled the corniche of the capital Doha on Friday. A picture on Facebook showed a supermarket displaying food from Turkey including milk, eggs and chicken. - Saudi Arabi...

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Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

The Filipino military has called on Facebook to close 63 accounts linked to ISIS-affiliated Maute militants engaged in the fighting. Duterte declared martial law in the entire Mindanao regio...

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Aadhaar must for filing IT returns, applying for PAN : CBDT

Aadhaar must for filing IT returns, applying for PAN : CBDT

An email via Income tax Department reads, "This (linking of Aadhaar and PAN) will be useful for E-Verification of Income Tax returns using Aadhaar OTP (One-Time Password)". It explained what will happ...

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Israel advances plans for 3000 new West Bank homes

Lieberman said that plans for 8,345 new housing units were approved since January 1. They are the first new settlement announcements since Mr Trump's visit to Israel and the Palestinian territorie...

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Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar stopped at Poes Garden

Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar stopped at Poes Garden

Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden house situated in the posh area of Chennai was occupied by VK Sasikala , who was the live-in aide of Ms Jayalalithaa after her death. "Now these cops want to file false c...

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Iran kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks, arrests others

The ISIS group that had claimed the Tehran deadly attacks published a video of five gunmen that appear threatening Iranians of a "slaughter" campaign to be waged by the soldiers of the " Islamic...

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Islamic State won't win, says Iranian priest after Tehran atrocity

He said anti-Iranian remarks by Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and US President Donald Trump are a "matter of disgrace" for them. Mohammad Javad Zarif called the comments "repugnant" and accu...

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Iran says Islamic State group attacks killed 17

Mohammad Javad Zarif called the comments "repugnant" and accused the USA of supporting terror. Tehran hit out at Washington and Riyadh as tens of thousands attended the funerals Friday for those...

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Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue

Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue

However, May's decision to call a snap vote backfired, casting uncertainty on the approach taken in those negotiations. Former Conservative chancellor George Osborne told the ITV channel, "Clearly i...

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London Bridge attackers had 'planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry'

London Bridge attackers had 'planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry'

Although the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the London Bridge attack , police have said there was no evidence that the perpetrators - Pakistani-born Briton Khuram Butt , Ital...

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Trump fires back after Merkel criticism

Trump fires back after Merkel criticism

This will change", Trump tweeted . Foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel of the SPD told the Rheinische Post (link in German ) that "whoever does not confront these U.S. The visit by Asian leaders in qu...

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Defense chief: North Korea a 'clear and present danger'

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis links hands with South Korea's Minister of Defense Han Minkoo, left, and Japan's Minister of Defense Tomomi Inada ahead of a trilateral meeting at the 2017 Internation...

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Theresa May heads to Buckingham Palace to seek minority government

Theresa May heads to Buckingham Palace to seek minority government

May met stiff competition from her rival Jeremy Corbyn of the opposition Labour Party, who garnered 261 seats in the election, a gain of 29. May is said to have struck a deal with the Democratic...

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Democrat Al Green Submits Articles Calling For Trump's Impeachment

U.S. Rep. Al Green , a Houston Democrat, can say anything he wants on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Earlier, a reporter asked about the president's tweet on Friday that said, "D...

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United Kingdom leader May: I will form a government to provide certainty

But the ballot-box humiliation has seriously - and possibly mortally - wounded her leadership just as Britain is about to begin complex exit talks with the European Union . "We will talk to whoever i...

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DUP agrees 'confidence' deal with Conservatives in UK

DUP agrees 'confidence' deal with Conservatives in UK

For one, Labour's unexpected success, coming as it did despite tremendous opposition from the right-wing press and a Conservative campaign that attempted to put national security at the heart of t...

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UK gov't agrees outline deal with DUP for support - PA

UK gov't agrees outline deal with DUP for support - PA

This will allow us to come together as a country and channel our energies towards a successful Brexit deal that works for everyone in this country, securing a new partnership with the European Unio...

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