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Ireland's first openly gay minister chosen to be next PM

The former doctor - born to an Indian father and Irish mother - has previously said he is not defined by his heritage or sexuality: "It's not something that defines me". The outgoing Taoiseach , En...

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Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'

Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'

Pressed over his willingness to push the nuclear button in the face of an imminent threat, the Labour leader said: "I think the idea of anyone ever using a nuclear weapon anywhere in the world is ...

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Qatar Slams Decisions to Cut Diplomatic Ties

A state run news agency also issued a statement asking Qatari citizens to leave the country within 14 days. The natural-gas-rich emirate was left out in the cold by neighbours Saudi Arabia , th...

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China tells N Korea not to defy UNSC resolutions

China tells N Korea not to defy UNSC resolutions

A defence source told South Korea's Yonhap news agency that the flying object could be a drone . North Korea appears determined to make headway in its nuclear and missile programs, despite S...

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Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case

The administration said it chose those six nations and Iraq from a list of "countries of concern" identified in a law signed by President Obama in 2015. The mayor had instead been telling London r...

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After controversy over of unreported additional launchers, THAAD in limbo

Moon's office announced the suspension of Deputy Minister for Defense Policy Wee Seung Ho on Monday after an investigation found that the official had ordered the ministry not to write clearly about t...

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China welcomes PM Narendra Modi's remarks on Sino-India border

China welcomes PM Narendra Modi's remarks on Sino-India border

Macron thanked Prime Minister Modi and his delegation for the fruitful discussions held between the two countries. Re-affirming commitment to the Paris Agreement further comes in the background of...

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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

President Trump has been trying to push China to rein in North Korea's missile program, even saying the frequent missile tests were a sign of disrespect to China. North Korea has conducted five n...

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Venezuelans are outraged at Goldman Sachs

Goldman recently bought $2.8 billion worth of PDVSA bonds maturing in 2022, at a 70 percent discount to the market price. "The immorality and greed of the agreement between Goldman Sachs , done thr...

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Strong natural disaster shakes Indonesia's Sulawesi island

Strong natural disaster shakes Indonesia's Sulawesi island

An natural disaster struck Indonesia's western Aceh province in December, killing more than 100 people, injuring many more and leaving tens of thousands homeless. Shallow earthquakes tend to cause mor...

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Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando business

Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando business

State and federal law enforcement officers converged on the industrial park shortly after 8 a.m. after a woman ran out and called 911 from a tile business across the street, said Yamaris Gomez, that s...

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UN Ocean Conference opens with call to save planet

UN Ocean Conference opens with call to save planet

A three- member delegation representing Friends of Marine Life, a city- based NGO, left here for NY on Saturday to participate in the Ocean Conference to be held at the United Nations headquarters f...

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Tim Farron Refuses To Say Whether He Thinks Homosexuality Is A Sin

Tim Farron Refuses To Say Whether He Thinks Homosexuality Is A Sin

As the Lib Dem leader outlined the reasons for his party's manifesto pledge, he said they had carried out a study that found the best way to protect vulnerable people, prevent them moving from cannabi...

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Scotland Yard reveals names of two terrorists behind London Bridge attack

The mayor had instead been telling London residents not to be concerned by a stepped-up police presence in the city following the attack. "This is a passing time for us". "We're calling for a rest...

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Hong Kong marks 28 years since bloody Tiananmen crackdown

Hong Kong marks 28 years since bloody Tiananmen crackdown

She appealed to Beijing to "face up to June 4 with an open mind" and said Taiwan was willing to share its experiences of transitioning to democracy in the late 1980s to ease the pains of such a tran...

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Trump criticizes London's mayor, again

The U.S. Conference of Mayors, whose membership includes the more that 1,400 U.S. cities with populations of 30,000 or more, said it "stands united" with Khan. He said: "The mayor is focused on dealin...

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Third London attacker named by police

This is a developing story. More information emerged Tuesday about Saturday night's attack. Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said police and MI5 had downgraded the investigation because "there w...

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Numerous Fatalities in Orlando Workplace Attack, Gunman Dead as Well

Demings says the people who came to work at the awing manufacturing company "were going about their business" when the shooter started firing. Demings said Neumann pointed a gun at a new, temporary ...

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Two London attackers named by police

Police have named two of the three murderers whose stabbing frenzy left seven dead and 18 in critical condition Saturday night at London Bridge and Borough Market . Melissa McMullan told Sky News tha...

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Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve Gulf crisis

Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve Gulf crisis

The UAE foreign minister also explained that the decision to cut off the diplomatic relations with Qatar taken by the Arab states on Monday followed years of exhortations and patience. NPR's David Wel...

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