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Afghan defence minister, army chief resign after deadly Taliban attack: Presidential palace

Afghan soldiers stand guard at the gate of a military compound after an attack by gunmen in Mazar-e- Sharif, Afghanistan, Friday, April 21, 2017. "It was a chaotic scene and I didn't know what to do...

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Pence 'grateful' for Japanese companies creating jobs in US

Trump administration officials in recent days have said the Obama administration's strategy of "strategic patience" was over. Pence has repeated almost verbatim statements from Secretary of State Re...

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Egypt president in Saudi Arabia to reaffirm ties

Essam Bin Saad bin Saeed, the Saudi Ambassador to Cairo Ahmed Qattan and Ambassador of Egypt in the Kingdom Nasser Hamdi. The two Arab leaders then had talks during which they "reviewed the strong a...

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London Marathon 2017: Wanjiru and Keitany Win Men's and Women's Races

My expectation was to win because I prepared very well in Kenya and my training went flawless". A host of famous faces will be spotted undertaking the arduous endeavour for good causes, including po...

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North Korea detains U.S. lecturer as he tries leaving Pyongyang

North Korea detains U.S. lecturer as he tries leaving Pyongyang

Also last year, North Korea sentenced a Korean-American missionary, Kim Dong-chul, who was arrested earlier in 2015, to ten years of hard labor. Though no details on why Kim was detained have been r...

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IS launches 'chlorine gas attacks' in western Mosul

The militants were driven from the eastern section of the city earlier this year and are losing ground to Iraqi forces as the weeks pass. Abu Ayoub al-Atar was infamous in Mosul and beyond for the...

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Annual Easter egg hunt, safety fair April 15 at Jackson Park

Annual Easter egg hunt, safety fair April 15 at Jackson Park

Saturday. The event is completely free for everyone. The event is open to children ages 9 and younger who are divided into four age groups for the race for plastic Easter eggs. Are you too old for t...

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Palestinian Prisoners Stage Massive Hunger Strike In Israel

Palestinian Prisoners Stage Massive Hunger Strike In Israel

The New York Times' public editor has rebuked the paper for leaving out the details of Marwan Barghouti's convictions in his op-ed this week. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in...

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Kashmir : PDP leader shot dead by militants

Kashmir : PDP leader shot dead by militants

Dar, the Pulwama district president of PDP, had been rushed to the Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital in Srinagar , where he fought for his life after being critically wounded in the attack. Mehboob...

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Shinzo Abe, Donald Trump discuss North Korea over phone as tensions mount

Shinzo Abe, Donald Trump discuss North Korea over phone as tensions mount

Pyongyang said on Sunday it was ready to sink a US aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might and detained a USA citizen on Saturday as he attempted to leave the country. The displayed militar...

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Chinese leader urges restraint over North Korea in phone call with Trump

Chinese leader urges restraint over North Korea in phone call with Trump

Trump has said he would consider any option, including a military strike, to end North Korea's nuclear provocations. The statement came just hours after a North Korean newspaper said Pyongyang was r...

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Syria moves warplanes close to Russian base fearing future United States strikes

Turkish and British tests also have concluded that sarin or a substance similar to the deadly nerve agent was used. In retaliation, the USA conducted a series of missile strikes on a Syrian air base i...

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Russia Vows to Get Ukrainian Separatists to Comply with Deal

Russia Vows to Get Ukrainian Separatists to Comply with Deal

During the upcoming talks, Mogherini and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will examine key aspects of bilateral relations, the commentary said. "We have numerously expressed our principled rea...

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Maduro Says Ready for Elections Amid Anti-Government Protests in Caracas

Maduro Says Ready for Elections Amid Anti-Government Protests in Caracas

Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela's dictator president, also summoned a rally of government supporters, who assembled in the center of Caracas. They have galvanized the often divided opposition in the recent ...

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Air China temporarily suspends flights to Pyongyang

Air China temporarily suspends flights to Pyongyang

US Army troops and Air Force conducted military defence exercises on Saturday in Paju, near the border between the Koreas. South Korea's military said it believed missiles displayed in a North Korea...

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Facebook targets 30000 fake France accounts before election

Facebook targets 30000 fake France accounts before election

A daunting task, no doubt - as of April 2017, there are over 1.86 billion active monthly Facebook users worldwide - but nonetheless a task that sorely needs to be undertaken. But public pressure has f...

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Trump campaign adviser's Moscow trip prompted FBI's Russian Federation probe

But FBI Director James Comey has mentioned it in recent briefings to Congress about the Trump-Russia investigation, CNN says. According to CNN , the Federal Bureau of Investigation used informa...

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Trump 'Buy American' edict may have little impact on US steel

The order directs all government agencies to review the H-1B temporary visa program as part of Trump's " Buy American, Hire American " policy. The order calls for a series of relatively modest ste...

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China's Xi Urges Restraint on N. Korea in Phone Call With Trump

China's Xi Urges Restraint on N. Korea in Phone Call With Trump

Abe told reporters following a separate call with Trump that he had praised the US leader's policy of keeping all options on the table for countering the North Korean threat. The regime refrained from...

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Trump to speak with China's Xi, Japan's Abe on Sunday, official says

Trump to speak with China's Xi, Japan's Abe on Sunday, official says

Park Chan-mo, the chancellor of the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, identified the man to the Associated Press as Tony Kim. North Korea relies on China, its largest economic trading pa...

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