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Take that, North Korea: Test rocket blasts incoming 'nuke' in 'incredible accomplishment'

The North has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of a year ago in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the contine...

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Afghanistan: 80 killed in massive blast near Indian embassy in Kabul

Najib Danish, an interior ministry spokesman, said initial findings showed it had been a truck bomb. "The auto bomb exploded at the height of the morning rush hour on one of Kabul's main streets...

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Donald Trump sends vague midnight tweet about 'negative press covfefe,' internet erupts

More than 73,000 people retweeted the tweet in just 120 minutes, and it earned its own hashtag. President Trump's deleted tweet. But the president is not required to prove that he's done so, and...

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Huge car bomb near embassies in Afghan capital, several killed

Basir Mujahid, a spokesman for Kabul police, said several people were killed and wounded in the blast near the fortified entrance to the German embassy . The French, Turkish and Chinese embassi...

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Russia's Lavrov says 'no facts' on Chechnya gay persecution

Russia's Lavrov says 'no facts' on Chechnya gay persecution

Makarian says both leaders agreed on the need to have a functioning Syrian state without ever mentioning Syria's current leader, Bashar al-Assad. Mr Macron said he is looking toward strengthening Fr...

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Landslides in Sri Lanka: tens victims

Landslides in Sri Lanka: tens victims

Along with tweeting condolences, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, Indian naval ships are being dispatched with relief material to Sri Lanka . The disaster management centre said dozens of dea...

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Trump tweets 'money is beginning to pour in' to NATO

Prior to Trump's arrival, the pope had publically disagreed with some of the president's plans and policies, inlduing ones to build a wall along the entire U.S. Majdi Al-Khalidi, Palestinian Autho...

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Explosion hits near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

Like past attacks , the anger soon moved to the government for failing to protect residents - even in one of the most guarded enclaves in the city. More than an hour after the explosion, ambulances...

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Trump pleased with results of 1st overseas trip

POTUS addressed troops at the Sigonella Naval Air Station in Sicily before returning home, noting the recent attacks in Manchester , England and Egypt as a way to emphasize the need to defeat terrori...

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Spithill confident with America's Cup to set sail tomorrow

Spithill confident with America's Cup to set sail tomorrow

With days to go, Emirates Team New Zealand is now back on the water after a collision with Land Rover... Emirates Team New Zealand kicked off their 35th America's Cup campaign with a convincing win...

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Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Rice, shot once in the torso, was not offered first aid by the officers and died the following day. The caller noted that the person was "probably a juvenile" and that the gun was " probably fake ", r...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 19 accused NY mobsters linked to Lucchese family

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 19 accused NY mobsters linked to Lucchese family

Nineteen of the family's hierarchy and several associates were among those arrested on Wednesday on charges ranging from murder to the illegal sale of cigarettes, according to court papers. "As today'...

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Two more arrests over Manchester attack: British police

Eight people have so far been arrested in connection with Monday's terror attack on a concert at Manchester Arena, which killed 22 people and wounded more than 50, with numerous victims being chil...

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You are here! Home > INTERNATIONAL > Duterte under fire over rape comment

Most of the city's residents have fled because of the fighting, which has seen the military heavily bomb residential areas where the militants were believed to be hiding. President Rodrigo Duterte h...

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EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact

EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact

Climate change is unstoppable. The Agreement calls on countries to combat climate change and to accelerate and intensify the actions and investments needed for a sustainable low carbon future, ...

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Foreign Ministry: Material damage to Bulgarian embassy in Kabul

Foreign Ministry: Material damage to Bulgarian embassy in Kabul

Several foreign embassies were in the vicinity of the attack, which occurred in an area filled with diplomats. Medical personnel say the death toll might rise, numerous wounded are in critical condi...

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Donald Trump 'to withdraw USA from Paris climate accord'

Donald Trump 'to withdraw USA from Paris climate accord'

United States withdrawal could have major implications on the pact which relies heavily on the commitment of big polluter nations to reduce gas emissions which scientists blame for rising sea levels,...

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Portland victim's mother appeals to Trump to condemn acts of hate

Portland victim's mother appeals to Trump to condemn acts of hate

Asha Deliverance, the mother of Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, one of the two men who was killed on Friday, in an open letter to Trump that was posted on social media on Tuesday, urged the president...

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United Nations warns Trump against quitting Paris Climate Deal

United Nations warns Trump against quitting Paris Climate Deal

While Guterres did not mention the Trump administration in his speech, but responding to a question from the audience later, he said the United Nations believes "it would be important for the ...

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Afghan ministry says Kabul blast has killed 64

Afghan ministry says Kabul blast has killed 64

The area is in close proximity to a number of foreign embassies and government buildings, including the Presidential Palace and the Foreign Ministry. "The bombing in Kabul is a horrific act of vio...

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