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US soldiers killed, 2 wounded in attack by Afghan soldier

Two US soldiers have died after an Afghan army soldier opened fire on them in eastern Afghanistan , an official said. " We would like to express our deepest condolences to the families of the ABP m...

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UK voters prioritize security in wake of attacks

To be sure, by last month, I had come around to the conventional wisdom that May's Conservatives would win. Brancaccio: All right, but help us get a better sense of how these thorny negotiatio...

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Terrorism is major threat to humanity, says Modi at SCO Summit

Modi said that both nations "should enhance cooperation and coordination in worldwide affairs and deal with sensitive issues between the two countries", according to Hua. "India and Pakistan are now...

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May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco

May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco

Several MPs have said they were angered by key points in the Conservatives' manifesto, the document that outlined the party's agenda. "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign, ...

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Arrest over London terror attack

Arrest over London terror attack

Following attacks in Manchester and London that killed 29 people, voters are anxiously aware of the threat the country faces from worldwide terrorism, and demanding to know why authorities failed to...

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Arab powers add people, groups with Qatar links to terrorism lists

Arab powers add people, groups with Qatar links to terrorism lists

Qatar's neighbours have also criticised it for allegedly supporting groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas . Since Saudi Arabia and other nations cut off diplomatic relations with Qa...

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Bill Cosby's accuser faces tough questions in court

Bill Cosby's accuser faces tough questions in court

The former Cosby Show actor walked her to the door, the two kissed "cheek-to-cheek" and Constand returned to her room where she called supposed girlfriend Williams, Cosby's lawyer said. Cosby in ord...

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Who are the DUP and what will they want from the Tories?

During the Northern Irish peace process, they stood their ground against British prime ministers, Irish taoisigh (prime ministers) and USA presidents. Hailing what he called an "incredible result"...

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Amnesty bemoans cost of Gulf crisis on human rights

Amnesty bemoans cost of Gulf crisis on human rights

The escalating crisis in the Persian Gulf erupted this week when Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties to Qatar, accusing the country of tolerating or even encouraging support for ex...

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United Kingdom police name two of London attackers

United Kingdom police name two of London attackers

The third London Bridge attacker has now been named by police as Youssef Zaghba . He was investigated in 2015 but he was "prioritised in the lower echelons of our investigative work" and there ...

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Sturgeon presents SNP as last line of defense against Tories

In a speech in Perth today (Tuesday 30 May) the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon outlined her party's position in contrast to the ideology of the UK Tory party and its Scottish party, which she clai...

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Trump Offers to Help Resolve Gulf Crisis

Trump Offers to Help Resolve Gulf Crisis

Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash also acknowledged Wednesday that leaked emails published by news outlets from its ambassador to the United States were true. Saudi Foreign...

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Britain: May to form government with DUP

Despite DUP party leader Arlene Foster warning it would be hard for Mrs May to remain prime minister, discussions are going on behind the scenes. What does this mean for Brexit? In Scotland, Nic...

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Qatar must stop funding terrorism

Qatar must stop funding terrorism

Despite Mr Tillerson's plea for "no further escalation", Mr Trump's sharp comments are likely to further embolden Saudi Arabia and others in their bid to isolate Qatar. Still, the Pentagon has bee...

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Japanese Emperor Akihito can step down with new law

Japanese Emperor Akihito can step down with new law

The move clears the way for the accession of Emperor Akihito's son, Crown Prince Naruhito, probably late next year. Female imperial family members lose their royal status upon marriage to a common...

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London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

British police and security services were criticised after it emerged that they had known about Butt, who featured in a TV documentary entitled " Jihadis Next Door ", in which he joined a group unfurl...

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Trump Accuses Ex-FBI Chief of Lying

At a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis , Trump said he supports the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation charter's Article 5, the requirement that each member of the alliance...

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Syria army reaches Iraq border after US tensions: monitor

Col. Gen. Sergei Surovikin, the commander of Russian forces in Syria , said Daesh made a deal earlier this month with the Kurdish forces to leave two villages southwest of Raqqa and move toward Palmy...

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India, Pakistan join China and Russia-led security bloc

India, Pakistan join China and Russia-led security bloc

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today strongly pitched for coordinated efforts among SCO members to combat the menace of terrorism and enhance connectivity without impinging on sovereignty and territ...

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Japan vows to take action with U.S. after North Korea missile test

Japan vows to take action with U.S. after North Korea missile test

Because Monday's test - the North's ninth ballistic missile launch this year - was apparently of a short-range variety of which Pyongyang has a surplus of reliable missiles, it may have been meant...

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