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Death toll in Turkish airstrike on Syria Kurds said to hit 28

The Syrian Kurdish militia known as the People's Protection Units, or YPG, said 20 of its fighters were killed and 18 wounded. These forces are "integral to fighting ISIS, reliable and making prog...

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Trump agrees not to terminate Nafta for now

Trump agrees not to terminate Nafta for now

Additionally, Trump's nominee for United States Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, has yet to be confirmed, which has further delayed the launch of the process. Congressional leaders appear like...

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Now, Trump flips on NAFTA

Now, Trump flips on NAFTA

It's a view shared by some within the Canadian government - that Trump wants to flex some muscle entering the negotiations, and the threat to pull out is his strongest lever. Mr. Trump had described ...

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US troops killed in eastern Afghanistan

US troops killed in eastern Afghanistan

Nangarhar is the same area US forces targeted two weeks ago with a massive airstrike on an ISIS tunnel complex and where, one week before that, a USA special forces soldier was killed by small arms fi...

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China welcomes US saying it's open to talks on North Korea

In one of his attempts to flex America's muscle, the president claimed a USA naval fleet was headed for the Korean Peninsula, just to find out that not only wasn't that the case but the White House al...

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Trump urges United Nations to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea

Trump urges United Nations to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea

The North's KCNA news agency said Kim Jong Un supervised the live-fire drill by its artillery units, navy and airforce and involving submarines firing torpedos. Neill said nuclear and chemical weapons...

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Militant group: Pakistani ISI using prisoner for propaganda

Militant group: Pakistani ISI using prisoner for propaganda

He quit the Taliban in 2014 and joined Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a hard-line group that has also carried out several attacks targeting security forces and civilians. Ahsan, whose real name is Liaquat Ali, is f...

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White House briefs senators on 'very grave threat' from North Korea

White House briefs senators on 'very grave threat' from North Korea

Lawmakers said they came away convinced that the Trump administration recognized the urgency of the mounting tensions on the Korean Peninsula, where Pyongyang conducted a failed missile test last we...

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Harry Redknapp back in management

The side are now lying 20th in the SkyBet Championship, 3 points above the relegation zone after Monday's disappointing 2-0 defeat to Burton Albion. Former Italy worldwide Zola resigned after a 2-...

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Ex-US ambassadors to Canada blast Trump's 'goofy' tone over trade issues

Ex-US ambassadors to Canada blast Trump's 'goofy' tone over trade issues

The move triggered the fifth formal bilateral dispute over Canadian lumber in less than 40 years. If he couldn't get Canada and Mexico to make concessions, he said, he'd pull America out of the deal...

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Erdogan says Turkey could reconsider its position on Europe

Erdogan says Turkey could reconsider its position on Europe

The decision in the Strasbourg-based Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was approved on a vote of 113-45 after a almost three-hour debate. Along with tensions over the post-coup crackdown...

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Germany: Turkey must answer reports of election fraud

The referendum, disputed by the opposition, approved a series of constitutional amendments transforming Turkey's parliamentary government system into a presidential one, abolishing the office of the p...

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'Israeli strike' hits suspected Hezbollah arms depot near Damascus airport

An Israeli military spokeswoman said: "We can't comment on such reports". The agency did not mention where the missiles hit. The Syrian government responded by firing anti-aircraft missiles at Israe...

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Trump Said to Target Carried Interest and Corporate Tax Breaks

But there's an even bigger potential windfall that investors should be paying attention to: The one-time tax holiday for USA companies that want to repatriate cash from their foreign subsidiaries. But...

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Tillerson: China threatened to sanction North Korea over another nuclear test

Tillerson: China threatened to sanction North Korea over another nuclear test

Mr Trump also praised Chinese President Xi Jinping, who he met in Florida earlier this month , for his efforts in deterring North Korea from its nuclear programme. South Korea and the USA have agreed...

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Commander says United States may need stronger defense against North Korea missiles

Security Council resolutions, through tougher global sanctions and diplomatic pressure. After a special briefing for all 100 USA senators, top U.S. officials announced President Donald Trump's strat...

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There is 'absolutely' a chance of 'major, major conflict' with North Korea

There is 'absolutely' a chance of 'major, major conflict' with North Korea

Earlier this week we reported how North Korea conducted live-fire artillery drills. It was an assessment echoed by the president. "We have been very clear, we do not seek regime change in North Kore...

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Barclays first quarter profit doubles, misses bond trading boom

Barclays first quarter profit doubles, misses bond trading boom

LONDON, April 26 Banks in Britain will begin shifting some operations to continental Europe "reasonably" soon to avoid disrupting links with customers, Barclays Chief Executive Jes Staley said on We...

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Two US troops killed in Afghanistan

Two US troops killed in Afghanistan

The operation, which forced the defense minister and army chief of staff to resign, was a stark illustration of the struggle facing Western-backed Afghan forces in containing the Taliban insurgency si...

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Chance of 'major conflict' with N Korea

Earlier on Thursday, Mr Tillerson told Fox News that China has again urged North Korea to refrain from carrying out more tests. Amid global concern over the escalation of North Korea's nuclear pro...

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