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President Trump steps up pressure, but Iran says it’s ‘unimpressed’

President Trump steps up pressure, but Iran says it’s ‘unimpressed’

The U.S.is pushing many countries hard to stop buying Iranian oil before U.S. sanctions are put back in place as part of the Trump administration's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal struck by Pres...

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IS claims deadly Toronto attack: propaganda agency

IS claims deadly Toronto attack: propaganda agency

An autopsy was conducted but the police watchdog, the special investigations unit, in charge of determining how the man was killed said they are not releasing the results. A 10-year-old girl and 18-ye...

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Pakistan set for historic election amid charges of army meddling

Pakistan set for historic election amid charges of army meddling

A Pakistani election candidate was killed in a suicide blast in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday, the Dawn reported, quoting the police. Shahbaz Sharif , the president of the PML-N, said t...

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Syria Calls Evacuation of White Helmets ‘Criminal’

Syria Calls Evacuation of White Helmets ‘Criminal’

The Syrian regime, along with its allies, Russian Federation and Iran, has directly targeted selfless relief workers, including the estimated 3,000 White Helmet volunteers, using people's need for hea...

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Israel rescues Syrian volunteers stranded in frontier area

Israel rescues Syrian volunteers stranded in frontier area

The Syrian government has condemned a multilateral operation to evacuate hundreds of rescue workers from the war-torn country as a "criminal process" meant to destabilise Syria. IDF soldiers oversee...

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Syrian army retakes territories near Golan Heights

Syrian army retakes territories near Golan Heights

The Observatory said two buses carrying evacuees were held up by a pro-Syrian government militia, apparently after they went off road. There was no immediate response from Damascus on Sunday. German...

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No charges in fatal handicapped parking shooting under Stand Your Ground law

No charges in fatal handicapped parking shooting under Stand Your Ground law

Jacobs parked in a handicap spot, which she said was because the parking lot was crowded (although the surveillance video shows some nearby open parking spots). The father ran back into the store wher...

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British man exposed to Novichok discharged

British man exposed to Novichok discharged

Rowley and Sturgess were poisoned by the nerve agent just months after the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, were exposed to Novichok . Other possibilities, such as the invol...

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Deadly Missouri duck boat to be raised, most survivors leave hospital

Deadly Missouri duck boat to be raised, most survivors leave hospital

The Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) planned to help with the investigation. Company president Jim Pattison Jr. said the boat captain had 16 years of experience and ...

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Trump Sends Rouhani Dire Warning, All Caps

Trump Sends Rouhani Dire Warning, All Caps

He also confirmed that Washington wants all countries to reduce their imports of Iranian oil "as close to zero as possible" by 4 November, part of U.S. He also accused the Iranian regime of trying t...

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Trump accepts intel on Russian Federation poll meddling

Trump accepts intel on Russian Federation poll meddling

The EU chief executive told a news conference on an EU project financing plan that he had, as his aides have previously said, been suffering an attack of longstanding sciatica along with cramp in the ...

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Israeli soldier killed by Palestinian fire near Gaza

Israeli soldier killed by Palestinian fire near Gaza

Israeli warplanes pounded the Gaza Strip on Friday after a Palestinian sniper killed an Israeli soldier along the border fence. Earlier on Friday, an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier died i...

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Israel approves controversial 'Jewish nation state' law

Israel approves controversial 'Jewish nation state' law

The Arab List, a coalition of Palestinian Arab parties at the Knesset and the third largest parliamentary group with 13 seats, strongly denounced the new law considering it as "one of the most risky l...

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No-confidence motion against Narendra Modi government defeated

No-confidence motion against Narendra Modi government defeated

After a marathon 12 hours of debate, more than 60% of the lower house voted in the BJP's favour, but the vote was overshadowed by the theatrics of bitter Modi rival Rahul Gandhi. As for the opposition...

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The Syrian Assad forces expanded their offensive

The Syrian Assad forces expanded their offensive

It said the army had taken control of al-Haara hill on the second day of an offensive to take back the last parts of southwest Syria in Quneitra province that are in rebel hands and are close to the...

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Iran sues USA for re-imposing sanctions

Iran sues USA for re-imposing sanctions

In a message in his Twitter account, Zarif said Iran has on Monday filed a complaint at the ICJ "to hold USA accountable for its unlawful re-imposition of unilateral sanctions". However, the Trump a...

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N.Korea announces amnesty to celebrate 70th founding anniversary

N.Korea announces amnesty to celebrate 70th founding anniversary

South Korea's Foreign Ministry said the North then requested higher level talks with the US-led United Nations Command. The repatriation of U.S. remains was one of the agreements reached during an ...

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Dennis Rodman plans to invite Kanye West to visit North Korea

Dennis Rodman plans to invite Kanye West to visit North Korea

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his meeting with Vladimir Putin would lead to "big results", in a continuing bid to calm a storm over his failure to criticize the Russian leader for Mosco...

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No Bed, Bathroom Not Cleaned In Jail, Alleges Nawaz Sharif’s Son

No Bed, Bathroom Not Cleaned In Jail, Alleges Nawaz Sharif’s Son

Both were arrested Friday night upon their arrival in Lahore and were subsequently taken to Islamabad in a chartered flight. The Sharifs will most likely get a bail from a higher court and return ...

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Trump tells Hannity Russians 'have no information on Trump'

Trump also appeared to embrace Putin's offer to have Russian investigators work together with United States prosecutors on the case of the 12 just indicted. "Given the unfriendliness of the press t...

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Meeting With Putin

Meeting With Putin "Even Better" Than With NATO, Says Trump

The Kentucky Republican told reporters at the Capitol on Monday: "The Russians are not our friends". Trump's statement was an open challenge to the conclusion of his own intelligence agencies, which...

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Thai soccer team mourns Navy SEAL

Thai soccer team mourns Navy SEAL

They had been missing for a week before they were located. Gunan was one of about 80 current and former Thai Navy SEALs who made up the bulk of the divers involved in the rescue effort. Thank you fo...

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China's trade surplus with USA swells in June

China's trade surplus with USA swells in June

Beijing said China's surplus with the USA hit an all-time high of US$28.97 billion last month, while exports to the country hit a record US$42.62 billion. tariffs. Since entering the WTO, Wang said,...

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Trump and Putin meeting in Helsinki

Trump and Putin meeting in Helsinki

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin of Russia have met formally and informally at least three times in the almost 18 months since Trump has held office. "It shows that th...

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Pompeo says Trump-Putin summit should proceed

Pompeo says Trump-Putin summit should proceed

On Monday, host President Sauli Niinisto is scheduled to meet Trump in the morning before Trump and Putin sit down to a bilateral meeting first without aides and then with their teams of support staff...

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