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Merkel in Argentina to talk Trump, trade and climate change

Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Buenos Aires on Thursday at the start of a three-day visit to Argentina and Mexico for talks which are set to focus on global trade, climate protection and migrat...

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European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

It was the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Monsieur Barnier, who set 19 June as his favoured date for the start of Brexit talks, which are due to last around 14-18 months. That task looks much harder no...

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Manuel Noriega, former Panamanian dictator, dead at 83

Manuel Noriega, former Panamanian dictator, dead at 83

Noriega passed away on May 29, 2017 at the age of 83. Raised by foster parents, he joined Panama's Defence Forces in 1962 and steadily rose through the ranks. In January, a court granted Noriega hou...

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Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar

She added that it was vital the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council worked together to end the crisis. The closure of Qatar's only land border, with Saudi Arabia , has raised fears of the coun...

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General election 2017: what does this mean for Brexit?

With negotiations due to begin in just under two weeks, European Union leaders have been urging the British Prime Minister, Theresa May , to get her house in order as fast as possible. But she was fo...

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Officer attacked with hammer by Notre Dame in Paris

Officer attacked with hammer by Notre Dame in Paris

According to French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, the man had along with the hammer two knives and an identification document saying the he was a student of Algerian descent that is being checked ...

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Trump's legal team to file complaint on Comey

The officials were not permitted to speak publicly about legal matters still under consideration. The conclusion follows not simply from Trump's long and durable history of mendacity. But almost t...

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London police arrest 6 as attack footage is released

Shortly before 1700 GMT, Butt received a text message confirming his hire of a Renault van instead. Less than two weeks earlier, a suicide bomber had killed 22 adults and children at a pop concert i...

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Qatar slams Saudi, allies terrorism list as 'baseless'

Saudi Arabia has said Qatar needs to cut ties with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt , if it wanted to end its isolation. "The Qatari...

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Qatari crisis could spell new trouble for embattled Hamas

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Tuesday demanded that Qatar cut ties with the Hamas Palestinian terror group as a prerequisite to restoring ties with Gulf states. "We are beginn...

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Jeff Sessions offered to resign amid tension with Donald Trump

Jeff Sessions offered to resign amid tension with Donald Trump

Trump has always been irritated by Sessions' decision in February to recuse himself from the FBI's ongoing investigation into Russian contacts with Trump associates during the 2016 presidential elec...

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Theresa May's top advisers resign after United Kingdom election shock

Clearly, the general election result was a huge disappointment. Timothy, who has worked with May since she was in the home office, hoped MPs would get behind the PM for the good of Brexit. This is usu...

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Spicer on Trump's Tweets: 'They're Considered Official Statements By the President'

Ryan (R-Wis.) said this: "I've decided I'm not going to comment on the tweets of the day or the hour". What if Trump's Twitter account is hacked or compromised. According to James Comey, 'All I ca...

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Petition against Tory-DUP deal gets 400k signatures

With Brexit Secretary David Davis and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon also staying put, there were suggestions changes could just centre on replacing the eight ministers who lost their seats as t...

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Former FBI chief's hearing latest in major distractions for Trump

Comey gave a public testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8, stating that the US President had asked him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael F...

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Erdogan urges lifting of blockade against Qatar

Moves for more Turkish troops to be deployed at their base in Qatar was seen as a provocation. U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with the emir of Qatar on Wednesday and offered help in resolving th...

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Iran intelligence ministry reveals identity of terrorists killed in Tehran attacks

Iran intelligence ministry reveals identity of terrorists killed in Tehran attacks

They were the first attacks in Iran to have been claimed by the Islamic State group. Foreign minister Javad Zarif rejects statement by USA president that Iran fell victim "to the evil they promo...

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Donald Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony

In his public testimony , Comey did not disclose any links between Trump advisers and alleged Russian attempts to meddle in the 2016 USA presidential election , an issue that has distracted from ...

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Merkel in Argentina talks Trump, trade and climate change

The comment suggests Mr Barnier is ready to delay the opening of official negotiations, which were expected to begin on June 19 in Brussels . Some political scientists viewed Merkel's visit to M...

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Brazil's electoral court keeps Temer in office

Mendes, who backed the impeachment of Rousseff, also said the country should not expect the court to solve the current political crisis. Vice President Temer took over the presidency after Dilma Ro...

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