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Controversial US ambassador takes up post in Israel

The new ambassador, a hardline Jew, raised funds for a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, which Israel occupied with East Jerusalem 50 years ago. At the same time, he urged Israel to hold ba...

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Kim Jong-un Claims New Missile Can Reach Mainland US

North Korea on Sunday tested what appears to be its longest-range ballistic missile to date, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead". "We remain steadfast and ironclad in our commi...

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Operation under way to 're-establish order' in Ivory Coast - army chief

Operation under way to 're-establish order' in Ivory Coast - army chief

Mutinous soldiers have now opened up access to the city, a leader of the uprising and Bouake residents said, allowing vehicles to move in and out for the first time since Friday. "The shooting continu...

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Trump shared secret info with Russians about IS

McMaster said the word of administration officials "should outweigh" the anonymous sources in media reports . The information was supplied by an ally of US. "It's in the interest of the American pe...

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United Nations chief condemns NKorea missile test

Kim Do-hoon, 31, said that South Korea, while keeping the "door open for conversation" with the North, should also "show a stern attitude at some level". "The greatest responsibility for bringing Nort...

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Hosting Palestinian leader, Trump promises Middle East peace

The president has said he's open to whatever deal the Israelis and Palestinians broker whether or not it involves a two-state solution. Trump said he has always heard that a peace agreement between ...

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South Korea's Moon Willing to Go to North

South Korea's Moon Willing to Go to North

Even so, North Korea's relations with Moon's conservative predecessor, Park Geun-hye, were extremely bad, so it is nearly certain to be cautious about any Moon proposals for increased engagement. Chin...

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France's new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

France's new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

Still, Macron's appointment of Philippe is a clear attempt to reach out to the to conservatives to build support going in to France's parliamentary elections in June. Mrs Merkel called Mr Macron's vis...

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At B&R Forum, Xi Jinping says all countries should respect sovereignty

The two-day Belt and Road Forum which is being attended by leaders from 29 countries, including Pakistan, has been boycotted by India due to sovereignty concerns over the United States dollars 50 bill...

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God Brought You Back, Aisha Buhari Tells Freed Chibok Girls

The Islamist militants seized 276 girls in April 2014, triggering global condemnation and drawing attention to the bloody insurgency. Nigeria has made a considerable gain on the Boko Haram front...

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Alex Salmond tells Tories he's 'well up for battle' over Gordon seat

We have heard all of Ms Sturgeon's lines before - only the SNP will act as a bulwark against the Tories, only a vote for the SNP is a vote for Scotland, and so on. An SNP spokesman said: "The arrogant...

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Plane in Air Force One fleet was at risk of catching fire

Plane in Air Force One fleet was at risk of catching fire

The Boeing staffers, referred to only as "mishap mechanic", were servicing the plane at a Boeing facility in Port San Antonio, Tex., according to the investigation. Aircraft built on the basis of long...

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China's Xi outlines plans for wide cooperation in trade plan

India took a decision not to deploy even its China-based diplomats for the forum because of its concerns and objections over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passing through Pakistan-Occupi...

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Connelly: Greens may hold balance of power in tight British Columbia election

Green Leader Andrew Weaver, the incumbent MLA in his Victoria-area riding of Oak Bay-Gordon Head, hopes to get four B.C. Green MLAs to reach official party status . The Liberals have produced consecu...

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Gunfire heard in Ivory Coast cities

Gunfire heard in Ivory Coast cities

In Bouake, the mutinous former rebels were in control late on Sunday and appeared determined to press on with their protest despite the threat of sanctions by military chiefs. The mutineers demanded t...

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North Korea Accuses CIA of Plot To Assassinate Kim Jong Un

North Korea Accuses CIA of Plot To Assassinate Kim Jong Un

While it has signed on to United Nations sanctions against the North, China has sought to defend Pyongyang from the worst of the worldwide pressure, fearing the prospect of a destabilized nuclear ne...

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Texas police officer fired after shooting his rifle into auto, killing teen

Texas police officer fired after shooting his rifle into auto, killing teen

The officer who shot Edwards has been identified as Roy Oliver, who has since been fired from the Balch Springs Police Department for violating its policies. "Balch Springs PD called the Dallas Coun...

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Erdogan visits Trump, amid much friction between US, Turkey

Erdogan visits Trump, amid much friction between US, Turkey

Security in Iran , Iraq and Syria is also at stake. This notwithstanding, the Turkish government refused to engage with the PYD on any level, especially after the Kurdish peace process in Turke...

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Changing EU treaty 'not taboo' for France anymore - Macron after meeting Merkel

Macron said a reconstruction of the bloc was "the only reaction" to fight populism adding: "We need more pragmatism, less bureaucracy and a Europe that protects our citizens", he said. Mr Macron sough...

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Rep. Watson Coleman Statement on Attorney General Sessions' Guidance to Federal Prosecutors

SESSIONS: I have empowered our prosecutors to charge and pursue the most serious offense as I believe the law requires - most serious, readily provable offense. Attorney General Sessions' directive to...

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