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Foreign Ministry condemns Egypt bombings, says no M'sians affected

Foreign Ministry condemns Egypt bombings, says no M'sians affected

IS claimed the attacks via its Aamaq news agency, after having recently warned that it would step up attacks on Egypt's Christians. A militant group called Liwa al-Thawra claimed responsibility fo...

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Donald Trump praises China for helping on North Korea

Donald Trump praises China for helping on North Korea

Trump on Tuesday will order federal agencies to look at tightening a temporary visa program used to bring high-skilled foreign workers to the United States, as he tries to carry out his campaign ple...

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Pence reassures Japan of commitment to rein in N Korea

In an exclusive interview with Fox & Friends that aired on Tuesday, President Trump revealed he may not be sure who now rules North Korea. His language was stronger than in a written statement he is...

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Advani, Bharti, Joshi to stand trial in Babri Masjid case

Advani, Bharti, Joshi to stand trial in Babri Masjid case

The court ordered day to day trial to be completed in two years. It had proposed earlier this month that the court would invoke its extraordinary constitutional powers under Article 142 of the Constit...

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Swedish court papers name truck attack suspect

In a court document seen by AFP , Akilov's state-appointed lawyer Johan Eriksson said his client had asked him to "relieve himself of his mission", saying he "expressly wanted to be defended by a S...

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Russia Vetoes United Nations Probe of the Syria Gas Attack

While the source failed to provide any concrete details about the alleged communication - such when it was intercepted or what names or other information it contained - they did note that the USA " di...

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Georgia special election goes to runoff

Georgia special election goes to runoff

The first-place finish by Ossoff, a 30-year-old former congressional aide and filmmaker, was greatly aided by millions of dollars in donations from restive Democrats and by the presence on the ballot ...

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Strategy, patience needed in face of threat posed by North Korea

Multiple US officials said all current anti-missile ships and other ground-based interceptors in Alaska are available. The ships are now operating in the Indian Ocean, conducting exercises with Aust...

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Erdogan tells Russian Federation to reconsider support for Assad

Erdogan tells Russian Federation to reconsider support for Assad

The Syrian air force resumed flight operations at the base that the USA had struck Friday. On Friday, senior USA military officials were looking more closely at possible Russian involvement in the p...

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Johnson labels Putin a 'super villain' over support for Syria

His government's choice to use force in response to mass protests that began in 2011 escalated to a deadly chemical attack on April 4. They are also terrifying. Assad said on Thursday the poison g...

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US releases footage of 'mother of all bombs' being dropped

US releases footage of 'mother of all bombs' being dropped

On Thursday evening, the USA military dropped a GBU-43 or Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb, on an IS cave complex in Achin District, eastern Nangahar Province borde...

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'Australians first': Temporary Foreign Workers Visa Abolished

'Australians first': Temporary Foreign Workers Visa Abolished

During a press conference on 18 April, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Peter Dutton, indicated that workers in Australia already on 457 visas will remain unaffected for the remaining...

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Trump, May speak about British election plans

She can deal a hammer blow to the Labour Party, which is split by internal divisions over Brexit. But, it would appear the Government believes a commanding victory in June would strengthen the UK's ha...

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US, China to 'peacefully resolve' N Korean nuclear threat

US, China to 'peacefully resolve' N Korean nuclear threat

Earlier Friday, Trump told reporters at his retreat that he and Xi "have made tremendous progress in our relationship", and that "lots of very potentially bad problems will be going away". China's o...

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South Korea's ex-president Park charged with bribery

South Korea's ex-president Park charged with bribery

Prosecutors yesterday also charged the chairman of retail giant Lotte Group with bribery. Lotte, South Korea's fifth-biggest conglomerate, is grappling with the Chinese shutdown of dozens of its s...

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Fugitive Mexican ex-governor wanted for graft arrested in Guatemala

How quickly Duarte faces charges in Mexico would depend on whether he chooses to fight extradition from Guatemala, said Alberto Elias Beltran, a deputy attorney general responsible for global affairs ...

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State Opening of Parliament likely to be delayed following snap general election

The country is coming together but Westminster is not", she said, referring to the British Parliament. She told The Sun she made a decision to reverse earlier pledges not to go to the country early ...

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Texas governor gives first clear support for 'bathroom bill'

House Bill 21 by Rep. Dan Huberty , R-Houston, tweaks the state's current system for funding public schools. But if his bill clears his own chamber it will go to Republican Sen. But on Tuesday, th...

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Indonesians vote in Jakarta poll marred by religious divisions

Indonesians vote in Jakarta poll marred by religious divisions

Opponents seized their moment a year ago when a video surfaced of Ahok telling voters they were being deceived if they believed a specific verse in the Quran prohibited Muslims from electing a non-Mus...

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Trump welcomes families for first Easter Egg Roll

Trump welcomes families for first Easter Egg Roll

Tens of thousands of people attend the White House's annual Easter Egg roll each year - and 2017 was no exception. The event was first held in 1878."This is the 139th easter egg roll. "We will be stro...

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China's man on North Korea crisis cools heels in Beijing

China's man on North Korea crisis cools heels in Beijing

No wonder North Korea has been able to make such progress, despite ostensibly draconian sanctions. North Korea is moving toward solid-fuel ballistic missiles. Beijing is determined to avoid any acti...

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Trump's strike on Syria: the good, the bad and the ugly

Qatar joined Russian Federation and its allies in demanding an independent investigation into a chemical weapon attack in Syria that killed more than 80 people, saying the perpetrators must be punishe...

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Trump Warns Georgians That Ossoff Will Take 'Your Money and Your Safety'

If this race goes down to a runoff, much will hinge on which Republican candidate enters the final fray - whether it's a Trump-supporting contender, or an establishment Republican. Ossoff aims to win ...

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Next BJP national meet in city

Addressing some 200 of BJP's senior leadership team, the Prime Minister said that exploitation of Muslim women must end but at the same time it should not end up dividing the community. In Odisha, tho...

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Theresa May's snap United Kingdom election call takes advantage of polls, weak opposition

May's office says she will speak at 11:15 a.m. (1015GMT) Tuesday, after the weekly meeting of her Cabinet. By calling one in June, the next British election would not be due until 2022. The Birmingh...

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Three dead as man goes on killing spree in California town

Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, was arrested shortly after the Tuesday morning rampage that left three white men dead. Officers had been looking for Muhammad after he allegedly fatally shot 25-year-old Carl...

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Marcus Rashford reacts to Manchester United's 2-0 win over Chelsea

Tottenham's hopes of winning the EPL were revived by Chelsea's defeat. A tactical masterclass from Jose Mourinho ensured the path to the English Premier League title will no longer be a procession f...

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North Korea hints new type of ICBM under development at military parade

North Korea hints new type of ICBM under development at military parade

North Korean state television showed Kim, wearing a black suit and white shirt, stepping out of a black limousine and saluting his honor guard before walking down a red carpet. provocation. "Therefo...

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Ivanka Dines With Xi The Same Day China Approves Her Trademarks

Ivanka Dines With Xi The Same Day China Approves Her Trademarks

It was a week later when White House Employee Ivanka Trump's company won approval in China for several new trademarks, literally the same day she sat down for dinner with the Chinese president. " Put ...

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The Country Responds To May's Snap Election Call

The Labour leader said he wants to lead a government to "transform this country", ending austerity and tackling inequality. Mr Corbyn said the Prime Minister's surprise decision to call an election ...

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