• Iran arrests more suspects after Tehran attacks
Iran arrests more suspects after Tehran attacks

ISIS had claimed responsibility for the violence at the parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. At least 12 people were killed when six attackers mounted simultaneous gun and suicide bomb attacks on Iran's Parliament building and the tomb of the republic's revolutionary founder, in one of the most audacious assaults to hit ...

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  • US Soldiers Killed In 'Insider Attack'
US Soldiers Killed In 'Insider Attack'

An Afghan official says that two USA soldiers have been killed after an Afghan army solider opened fire on them in eastern Afghanistan. As it was confirmed by one USA official, the incident was a "green-on-blue" attack by the opponent army member of the Afgan security forces in Nangarhar Province.

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  • Why gay rights could be a sticking point for new United Kingdom government
Why gay rights could be a sticking point for new United Kingdom government

The DUP is "likely to increase the pressure on Theresa May to secure a comprehensive free trade agreement", said Stephen Booth of the Open Europe think tank. "The irony of this is that Theresa May is calling this a certainty government and talking about how it's delivering certainty", said Brian Klaas, a fellow in comparative politics at t...

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  • Anil Kumble to remain India's coach for West Indies tour
Anil Kumble to remain India's coach for West Indies tour

However, with the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of Sachin Tendulkar , Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman asking for more time, COA has now chose to stick with Kumble, at least for one tour. Kumble was on the shortlist of six candidates and remained the first choice of the CAC, which comprises Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman.

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  • Trump's relationship with Merkel 'fairly unbelievable,' Spicer says
Trump's relationship with Merkel 'fairly unbelievable,' Spicer says

Merkel praised India for implementing that climate pact very "intensively and in a very committed way" and Modi said people had no right to ruin the environment for future generations. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel unleashed a volley of criticism against US President Donald Trump , slamming his "shortsighted" policies that have "weak...

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  • Turkey blasts Israel approving new W.Bank settlements
Turkey blasts Israel approving new W.Bank settlements

Aside from several postings for employment opportunities in "Occupied Palestinian territory", referring to locations in Judea and Samaria, most recently the United Nations posted an opening for a position in "Jerusalem, Palestine". Netanyahu has claimed he still supports a two-state solution, but peace advocates say his actions show otherwise. ...

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  • Pentagon chief warns North Korea is 'most urgent' threat to peace
Pentagon chief warns North Korea is 'most urgent' threat to peace

While some of the tests have displayed new capabilities - like hitting warships in the Sea of Japan - they have all involved short or intermediate-range missiles that could reach no farther than Guam in the Pacific Ocean. A statement from North Korean state media on Monday directly addressed a Trump tweet from January, when he posted that an inte...

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  • Backed Syrian fighters seize parts of IS 'capital' Raqqa
Backed Syrian fighters seize parts of IS 'capital' Raqqa

SDF fighters entered western Mosul's Huteen neighborhood just south of Romaniyah, the Kurdish ANHA news agency reported on Monday. Syrian Democratic Forces fighters began their offensive on Raqqa Tuesday under the cover of airstrikes by the US -led coalition.

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  • Ticket sold in California matches all 6 numbers
Ticket sold in California matches all 6 numbers

In California, retailers receive a $1 million retailer bonus for selling the winning ticket. Saturday's jackpot is the seventh-largest in Powerball's history, according to the California lottery . The store is located in the midst of Sun City, a retirement community off Interstate 215 in Menifee, about 70 miles north of San Diego. The victor c...

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  • Iran urges Arab nations to end Qatar crisis
Iran urges Arab nations to end Qatar crisis

The diplomatic war on Qatar has been spearheaded by Saudi Arabia, which is itself known as the main sponsor of violent Wahhabi terrorists. On Sunday Qatar Airways reported a 21.7% rise in net profit in its last financial year that ended in March, fuelled by a strategy of investment and expansion.

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  • Woman accused of leak indicted, faces detention hearing
Woman accused of leak indicted, faces detention hearing

According to court documents, a federal grand jury indicted 25-year-old Reality Winner on a single count - "willful retention and transmission of national defense information". Victor is set to go before a judge on Thursday, who will determine whether to release her on bond. Prosecutors warned U.S. Magistrate Judge Brian Epps that victor might ...

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  • Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny
Attorney General Session next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

In testimony to the Senate panel on Thursday, Mr. Comey accused President Donald Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI's investigation of possible collusion by people in Trump's campaign with Russia's alleged efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election.

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  • Netanyahu vows Israel's
Netanyahu vows Israel's "forever" control of Golan Heights

Scuttled ships block the entrance to the Suez canal at Port Said during the Six-Day War between Israel and Egypt. Earlier this week, in comments marking the Six-Day War's anniversary, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres conveyed concern regarding Israel's "occupation" in the disputed territories.

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  • Mexico come from behind to draw with US in World Cup qualifier
Mexico come from behind to draw with US in World Cup qualifier

The American squad will reconvene for a July 1 worldwide friendly against Ghana , before the start of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on July 7. The visitors came out brilliantly against an American starting lineup that looked not almost strong enough to get a result on paper, with Bruce Arena making seven changes from last week.

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  • Sessions wants his testimony open to public
Sessions wants his testimony open to public

The Secret Service said it had made no recordings in Mr Trump's White House , according to a freedom of information request by the Wall Street Journal. "We've obviously pressed the White House", he said . Conway stressed that Democratic Sen. "And you may remember I got sent away from the Senate for that and got shut down and not allowed t...

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  • James Brokenshire not acceptable chairman for Stormont talks, says Gerry Adams
James Brokenshire not acceptable chairman for Stormont talks, says Gerry Adams

The Irish government has warned Theresa May that her planned deal with the Democratic Unionist Party risks undermining the Good Friday agreement and power sharing in Northern Ireland. Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan, who will attend the Stormont talks, said it is now "more important than ever that we have effective devolved governme...

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  • Lankan passenger's bomb threat disrupts Malaysia airlines flight
Lankan passenger's bomb threat disrupts Malaysia airlines flight

Chaudhery tweeted to reporters the passenger involved was under the influence of "drug or alcohol". An eyewitness calling himself Andy told Melbourne's 3AW radio station that 10 minutes into the flight "I could hear this idiot saying that he wanted to go in to see the pilot".

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  • CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan assures of farmers' welfare in MP
CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan assures of farmers' welfare in MP

The CM along with his wife Sadhana sat on day long fast in Bhupal. Mr. Chouhan, who began the fast on Saturday in an appeal for peace from farmers demanding a loan waiver and remunerative prices for their produce, announced a slew of schemes for their benefit but issued a stern warning to those who engaged in "incendiary activities".

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  • Theresa May to form new government despite losing majority in UK election
Theresa May to form new government despite losing majority in UK election

That means the Democratic Unionist Party will back the government on key votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. He aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, quit on Saturday following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party.

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  • The US Joins The Fight Against Islamist Terrorists In The Philippines
The US Joins The Fight Against Islamist Terrorists In The Philippines

The president claimed that under Philippines martial law he can control the country's military. Mr Duterte said on Sunday that he had not sought support from Washington to end the siege and had not been aware that United States special forces were assisting.

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  • Vindicates self, proclaims 'Comey is a leaker — Trump Friday Twitter
Vindicates self, proclaims 'Comey is a leaker — Trump Friday Twitter

When asked why Comey's testimony vindicated the president when it was his words versus Comey's, Trump said , "No collusion, no obstruction". And some of the things that he said just weren't true. "When I hear the Flynn comments, you and I know both know my father for a long time". Lankford's Senate Intelligence Committee colleague, Maine R...

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  • Panama Establishes Formal Relations With China, Breaks Ties With Taiwan
Panama Establishes Formal Relations With China, Breaks Ties With Taiwan

The decision was announced in a national address by Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela, who called the move "historic" and stressed that China was the second largest user of Panama Canal, the Chinese CGTN broadcaster reported. Since then, the two countries have maintained cooperation in various fields. "The Panamanian government is today b...

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  • Trump's travel ban suffers another defeat
Trump's travel ban suffers another defeat

The new version, created to better withstand legal scrutiny, named six countries instead of seven - dropping Iraq - and spelled out more of a national security rationale. The judges in San Francisco backed a circuit court judge in Seattle. It applied to travelers from the six countries as well as Iraq and took effect immediately, leading to co...

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  • Desired Palestinian State under Three Powers
Desired Palestinian State under Three Powers

The Six-Day War was fought between June 5 and 10, 1967 by Israel on the one side and of Egypt, Jordan and Syria on the other. Once a Palestinian state became a reality, Israel and the Arabs could declare peace and establish relations, ending the cycle of conflict that began with Israel's establishment in 1948.

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  • France's Macron vows 'immediate retaliation' to Syria chemical attacks
France's Macron vows 'immediate retaliation' to Syria chemical attacks

France invited Putin to the opening of a exhibit on the 300th anniversary of Russian Czar Peter the Great's trip to Paris just two weeks ago, shortly after Macron was elected. Mr Macron was the first Western leader to speak to Mr Putin after the Group of Seven summit the French leader attended over the weekend, where relations with Russian ...

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  • La Decima: Rafa Nadal's 10th French Open Title in Numbers
La Decima: Rafa Nadal's 10th French Open Title in Numbers

Wawrinka fought back from 2-1 down to Sir Andy Murray in the semi-final but had no answer to Nadal , who broke twice more in the third to claim title No10 with a straight-sets win. Wawrinka , who had won his three previous finals at a major, bowed out on the second match point when he sliced a backhand volley into the net. Nadal showcased his...

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  • National Spelling Bee champ clinches title with 'marocain'
National Spelling Bee champ clinches title with 'marocain'

Media captionHow would people in the United Kingdom fare in a spelling bee? President Trump's confounding neologism " covfefe ", which stumped the internet, also tripped up 12-year-old Ananya Vinay , victor of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee .

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  • General election: Queen's Speech delayed as Tories continue DUP talks
General election: Queen's Speech delayed as Tories continue DUP talks

Germany is angling to host the London-based European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority after Britain leaves the European Union. But there are other issues that we need to address in our country. The speech outlines the Government's policies and proposed legislation for the season ahead. The Conservatives went from 331 seats to...

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  • Iran qualifies for 2018 World Cup following 2-0 win over Uzbekistan
Iran qualifies for 2018 World Cup following 2-0 win over Uzbekistan

Iran are the first team from Asia to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ after a 2-0 victory over Uzbekistan on Monday evening. Brazil was the first team to qualify for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. Another victory in the qualifying round the team of Carlos karusha brought goals Cerdan Asana and Mehdi Taremi . The...

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  • Slater, Thurston return; Maroons make 7 changes for Origin 2
Slater, Thurston return; Maroons make 7 changes for Origin 2

Just hours after Queensland made a whopping seven changes to their team for the Sydney encounter, the Blues announced their game-one team would gather. At 190cm and 110kg, the Bundaberg-born youngster has the physical prowess to match the Blues , who bullied Queensland around the park in game one and never let them into the contest.

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  • Saudi carrier looks to poach Qatar Airways staff
Saudi carrier looks to poach Qatar Airways staff

Last week, Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain, the Maldives and a number of others cut off diplomatic ties with the Doha government and suspended air, sea and land transport with Qatar . Saudi carrier flynas, looking to expand in a growing domestic market, in January signed an US$8.6-billion (7.6-billion-euro) deal with Eur...

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  • Accused leaker Reality Winner pleads not guilty, denied bail
Accused leaker Reality Winner pleads not guilty, denied bail

Prosecutors successfully argued Thursday that 25-year-old Reality Winner might possess more stolen government secrets and that she might be a flight risk if released on bond. The FBI. claims that victor confessed when she was confronted with the charges, and the Department of Justice announced that this is the first criminal leak case in Presi...

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  • Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny
Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

His testimony follows fired FBI Director James Comey's riveting session before the same Senate panel last week . Because Sessions claimed to have recused himself from any involvement in the Russian Federation probe, merely discussing Comey's firing with Trump would appear to make a mockery of his "recusal".

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  • Hundreds demonstrate against Theresa May's alliance with DUP
Hundreds demonstrate against Theresa May's alliance with DUP

The party is constantly at loggerheads with its opposition - and curiously, recently, government partner Sinn Fein. The result leaves Britain in a less certain position regarding its Brexit negotiations. The idea of "forced pregnancy" (effectively rape), is a nonsense in and of itself, and the DUP have actually liberalised its position on abo...

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  • Puerto Rican Voters Choose Statehood But Congress Has the Last Word
Puerto Rican Voters Choose Statehood But Congress Has the Last Word

Ninety-seven percent of those who cast ballots voted in favor of Puerto Rico becoming the 51st state, but just 23 percent of eligible voters took part. On Sunday, they voted on their choice, for the fifth time in 50 years as a part of a plebiscite, on whether to become the 51st state of the United States or not.

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