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Israel closes Egyptian border over fears of Red Sea terror attack

Israel closes Egyptian border over fears of Red Sea terror attack

On the eve of the Passover, the Israeli government sent condolences to Egypt and called on Israelis visiting the Egyptian Sinai Desert to return home immediately on Monday. The Counter-Terrorism Burea...

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Islamic State death toll hits 90 from huge USA bomb in Afghanistan

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb - dubbed the "Mother Of All Bombs" - was unleashed in combat for the first time, hitting ISIS positions in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday. But the ...

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Mike Pence in Japan to talk trade, North Korea threat

Mike Pence in Japan to talk trade, North Korea threat

Pence arrived in Tokyo from South Korea, where he assured leaders of an "iron-clad" alliance with the United States in the face of the reclusive North, which has conducted a series of missile and nu...

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Britain's House of Commons approves snap general election

The next parliamentary election was not due until 2020. "That is what our plans for Brexit and our plan for Britain will deliver, and that is what the Conservative Party will be offering at this ele...

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North Korea missile test fails as Pence heads for South

North Korea missile test fails as Pence heads for South

But the North's Workers' Party of Korea Vice Chairman Choe Ryong-hae said in a speech Saturday that Pyongyang is ready to respond to the US with "an all-out war" including nukes. A submarine-launche...

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Aus visa move unlikely to impact Indian IT workers: Nasscom

The new measures are the second tranche of changes to Australia's immigration system in less than a week. A permanent resident has most of the same rights as an Australian citizen, though they mus...

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Trump says United States relations with Russian Federation at 'all-time low'

President Trump is saying relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low", just hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a lengthy meeting with President Vladimir Putin , with ...

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North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up U.S.

Speaking alongside South Korea's acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn on Monday, Mr Pence said North Korea should not test US President Donald Trump. While Japan's trade surplus with the U.S.is much sma...

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Athletes, fans honor Stockholm truck attack victims

Mr Evenssen said police are holding five more people in connection with the deadly attack on Friday and have questioned over 500 others. Of the four fatalities, one was identified to be a British ci...

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Join Labour and put Corbyn in Downing Street, Momentum tells supporters

Britain's second female prime minister, who took over last summer following her predecessor David Cameron's failure to convince voters to back the European Union, also appears to have won strong popul...

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Pence reiterates that all options on table on N. Korea

Pence reiterates that all options on table on N. Korea

Vice President Mike Pence issued a fresh warning to North Korea from the deck of a USA aircraft carrier in Japan, hours after reports emerged that the approaching "armada" Donald Trump touted last wee...

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Exxon seeks OK to resume Russian oil venture

Company officials also disclosed that they had urged Obama administration officials to make US sanctions consistent with European Union sanctions, which gave greater latitude to European companies to ...

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What Is The U.S. Goal In Syria?

Russian and Iranian presidents in a phone conversation stressed the inadmissibility of "aggressive" US actions against Syria in violation of worldwide law, the Kremlin said in a statement issued on Su...

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US Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Test an Attempted Provocation

US Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Test an Attempted Provocation

So Pence struck a stern tone after arriving at a USA naval base from South Korea. Vice-President Mike Pence has warned North Korea not to test U.S. "I don't want to telegraph what I'm doing or wha...

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N Korea displays vast military parade, warns United States amid nuclear test fears

N Korea displays vast military parade, warns United States amid nuclear test fears

Kim was greeted Saturday with thunderous applause as he stepped into view on a large podium, clapping to acknowledge the thousands of soldiers and civilians taking part in the parade at Kim Il Sung ...

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Supreme Court Saves Arkansas Death Row Inmate from Execution

Federal Judge Kristine Baker followed up on April 15 with a preliminary stay of executions. She pointed to the "National Catholic Pledge to End the Death Penalty", an initiative of the Catholic Mobi...

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Russia-US relations put to test after strike on Syria

As Tillerson sat down for talks with Lavrov on Wednesday, a volley of statements, including from a senior Russian official, appeared timed to maximize the awkwardness during the first visit to Moscow ...

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Explosion in St. Petersburg kills 14

Explosion in St. Petersburg kills 14

Petersburg on Monday. Another explosive device was later found at a nearby station but it was made safe by authorities. The officials have said they were investigating suspected accomplices of the...

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Tom Brady Shares Why He's Missing White House Visit

Tom Brady Shares Why He's Missing White House Visit

Thirty four members of the Patriots squad were absent from the visit, while 34 attended the ceremony. Wednesday's visit also comes as the team grapples with the news that former Patriots star Aaron ...

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Six Killed, More Than 100 Injured in Kashmir Election Protests

Six Killed, More Than 100 Injured in Kashmir Election Protests

The seven per cent voter turnout is the lowest in 27 years in the state. The Election Commission has ordered a re-poll in 38 of the 1,559 polling stations which fall in the Srinagar Parliamentary co...

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North Korea's soldiers parade missiles and march as United States of America tensions rise

North Korea's soldiers parade missiles and march as United States of America tensions rise

North Korea shows off what appears to be launch tubes for a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) during a military parade Saturday in the capital of Pyongyang to celebrate the 105th birthda...

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VP Mike Pence Warns North Korea: 'We Will Defeat Any Attack'

VP Mike Pence Warns North Korea: 'We Will Defeat Any Attack'

One of the most common refrains from Trump, Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been "the era of strategic patience is over", referring to what was essentially a wait-and-see tactic to deal...

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Turkey's Erdogan to meet Trump in May, minister says

Turkey's Erdogan to meet Trump in May, minister says

They argued that this contravened Turkish electoral law. Trump called Erdogan Monday to congratulate him on his victory in the referendum on expanding presidential powers in Turkey. Numerous irreg...

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Opposition seeks annulment, but Recep Tayyip Erdogan won't entertain

Opposition seeks annulment, but Recep Tayyip Erdogan won't entertain

Germany said on Monday the close result in Turkey›s referendum on expanding Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan›s powers was a big responsibility for him to bear and showed how divided Turkish society wa...

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'Trump referendum': Georgia special election for Congress goes to runoff

Republican Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, came in second with 19.8 percent, earning a spot in the two-way runoff against Ossoff in June. But Trump's deep unpopularity with college...

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White House seeks to fend off criticism over Carl Vinson's whereabouts

In a followup, a reporter noted that "when the President of the United States says there's military hardware going to a region in the middle of a crisis on the Korean Peninsula, the allies of the Unit...

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Georgia race seen as early Trump test goes to run-off

Ossoff acknowledges that he lives a few miles south of the district, in Atlanta, so that his girlfriend is closer to her work at Emory University's medical complex. But Ossoff, a documentary filmmake...

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French police thwart possible terrorist attack prior to the presidential election

French police in Marseille arrested two suspected radicals today who were allegedly planning to commit a terrorist attack before the first round of the French presidential election . French Pr...

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Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign

Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign

Mass rallies held by Islamist activists have called into question Indonesia's reputation as a home to a more moderate form of Islam. An activist group called Indonesian Women Against Violence yester...

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Theresa May criticised for ruling out live TV debates

Ms Thornberry played down the significance of Mr Woodcock's comments: "John Woodcock doesn't have to worry because he doesn't have to vote for Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party, so I don't r...

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