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PM Modi writes to Afghan President, reaffirms India's support in fighting terrorism

Although the government insists about 100 were killed or wounded, other sources put the toll at more than 130 dead. The Taliban claimed the attack has killed "over 500 soldiers". Two weeks ago, Nichol...

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North Korea threatens action against US Navy

North Korea threatens action against US Navy

The Yomiuri Shimbun quoted an anonymous Japanese government official in a report stating that two ships with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force were joining the USS Carl Vinson carrier group in the...

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Trump discusses N.Korea with Xi, Abe

Trump discusses N.Korea with Xi, Abe

State broadcaster CCTV quoted Xi as telling Trump that China strongly opposes North Korea's nuclear weapons program, which violates United Nations Security Council resolutions, and hopes "all parties ...

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Centrist Macron, far-right Le Pen in battle to lead France

Centrist Macron, far-right Le Pen in battle to lead France

However, it was also a success for Le Pen, who has spent years attempting to rid the Front National of the toxic legacy of her father. The result upended traditional French politics: Neither candida...

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France's far-right reaches across spectrum as runoff looms

Chirac refused to debate Jean-Marie Le Pen on principle; Macron has already agreed to share a stage with his daughter. "They can be in agreement with us", said Steeve Brios, a vice president of Le Pen...

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Tigers OF Jones says he's feeling OK after being hit in face

Tigers OF Jones says he's feeling OK after being hit in face

Jim Adduci returned to the big leagues with a bang on Sunday, going 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI as the Tigers topped the Twins. Benches cleared in the bottom of the fifth inning of Saturday'...

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General election 2017: UKIP manifesto to pledge a burka ban

General election 2017: UKIP manifesto to pledge a burka ban

Many found the face covering debate riveting, and offered their own suggestions, asking whether clowns, people wearing huge sunglasses and Christian brides would be banned from wearing their chosen he...

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North Korea 'Great War' Threat Against Donald Trump's 'Great Armada'

North Korea 'Great War' Threat Against Donald Trump's 'Great Armada'

The aircraft carrier and its fleet should arrive in Korean waters " within days ", US Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday. Opposition defence spokesman Richard Marles said while the statement...

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China Calls for Restraint as US Carrier Heads for Korean Waters

Japan said on Sunday it had sent two Japanese destroyers to join the carrier group for drills, and South Korea said it was also in talks about holding joint naval exercises. Meanwhile, Japanese Prime ...

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Exxon's bid for Russian sanction waiver rejected by Trump administration

The Department of the Treasury, in consultation with President Donald Trump, announced it was rejecting waiver requests from Exxon and other companies looking to restart Russian operations disrupted b...

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'Casino Royale cash plot' behind Dortmund bus bomb, say police

'Casino Royale cash plot' behind Dortmund bus bomb, say police

TRT World spoke to journalist David Charter who is following the story from Berlin. Prosecutors said his aim was to send the club's shares plummeting and making a profit on an investment. He will...

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Afghan chiefs resign after Taliban's deadliest base attack

General John Nicholson, the top US commander in Afghanistan, recently told a Congressional hearing that he needed several thousand more worldwide troops in order to break a stalemate in the long war w...

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New Orleans to take down Confederate statues

New Orleans will begin taking down Confederate statutes, becoming the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and intolerance. Just before 1:30 a.m., and after...

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Holidays, burka bans, Brexit vote - United Kingdom parties set out election stalls

Holidays, burka bans, Brexit vote - United Kingdom parties set out election stalls

He said a Labour government would hold an immediate defence review, adding: "We haven't completed work on the manifesto". The polling company said it was the first time any political party has achie...

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Kim Jong Un visits pig farm while people in North Korea starve

Kim Jong Un visits pig farm while people in North Korea starve

In a statement released late Friday, North Korea's Foreign Ministry accused Trump of driving the region into an "extremely risky phase" with his sending of the aircraft carrier and said the North was ...

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Chinese leader urges restraint over North Korea in call with Trump

Trump has said he would consider any option, including a military strike, to end North Korea's nuclear provocations. North Korea's most recent missile test, last week, failed just seconds after laun...

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Australia tells N Korea to invest in citizens, not arms

Trump will also have a telephone conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping, a White House official said in Washington on Sunday. US officials have repeatedly said all options remain "on the t...

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Le Pen, Macron Leading in French Presidential Vote

Le Pen, Macron Leading in French Presidential Vote

Trump called her the "strongest on borders", adding, "She's the strongest on what's been going on in France". According to new opinion polls , the result is a big step towards the French presidency...

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US tells North Korea to cease 'destabilizing actions and rhetoric'

President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a dinner at Mar-a-Lago. Chinese President Xi Jinping called for restraint on North Korea in a phone call with Don...

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Afghan Defense, Army Chiefs Step Down After Taliban Attack - Presidential Office

On Friday, the base on a plain near the city of Mazar-e Sharif became the target of the deadliest single attack by Taliban insurgents since their regime in Kabul was overthrown in 2001. When securit...

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