• Afghan High Peace Council Calls On Taliban to Extend Ceasefire

    Afghan High Peace Council Calls On Taliban to Extend Ceasefire

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    There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the suicide attack in Jalalabad city, outside the office of the Nangarhar provincial governor. In a solemn speech from his palace in Kabul , Ghani said his government was ready for "comprehensive peace and talks" and that he would be willing to discuss all Taliban concerns, including "the future role of global troops" in the country.
  • Giuliani: 'The President Is Not Going to Issue Pardons' in Russia Investigation

    Giuliani: 'The President Is Not Going to Issue Pardons' in Russia Investigation

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    Nobody's taking that away from him. Some of the officials who worked on the Clinton investigation also worked on the FBI's Russian Federation probe, but the report did not find that political bias had tainted the Clinton review. Giuliani said, seemingly referring to the inspector general's report released Thursday. Even members of the president's own party have urged him to stop talking about pardons.
  • Taxi hits pedestrians in Moscow amid World Cup festivities

    Taxi hits pedestrians in Moscow amid World Cup festivities

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    Speaking to the AP, the Mexican Embassy said it had met with two injured fans who were not hospitalized. Police said that the driver had been detained and that they had opened a criminal case in connection with traffic violations. It cited the driver as saying he had not driven into the crowd on goal. Authorities have vowed a safe event, and any security incidents involving fans could jeopardize Russia's efforts.
  • US President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort sent to jail

    US President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort sent to jail

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    The judge said sending Manafort to a cell was "an extraordinarily hard decision " but said his conduct - allegedly conspiring to contact witnesses in the case in an effort to get them to lie to investigators - left her little choice. Media captionManafort's indictment: Where did all the money go? The charges do not relate to his work on the Trump campaign or involve allegations of Russian election interference.
  • Americans have figured it out: North Korea won!

    Americans have figured it out: North Korea won!

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    He said he would be including Beijing in follow-up discussions. "Though nothing has been decided yet, we're going to announce a decision soon in the near future through close consultations between the South and the U.S". The Korean War ended in 1953. -North Korea has not said it blew up launch sites. Trump said there would be a "very strong verification process" for North Korean denuclearization.
  • Trump says possible he will meet Putin this summer

    Trump says possible he will meet Putin this summer

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    He said Russian Federation should be allowed to rejoin the Group of Seven industrialised nations. Namely, Trump would like to invite Russian Federation back to the table. The United Kingdom, France, and Germany have all, just like the United States, had to deal with Russia's strong attempts to influence their domestic elections.
  • Texas Crash Leaves 5 Dead After Pursuit by Border Agents

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    Officials say the vehicle was traveling over 100 miles per hour when it ran off the road and caught gravel, causing it to roll over. Boyd said there needs to be a wall built because this is a "real problem" in the area. The driver was among those hospitalized and he and the passenger were in custody. The crash happened in Dimmit County, Texas about 120 miles southwest of San Antonio.
  • Tent-like shelter for immigrant minors shows flawed policy, Republican says

    Tent-like shelter for immigrant minors shows flawed policy, Republican says

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    The federal government is looking for additional places to put the surge of immigrant children coming across the border seeking asylum. The Tornillo site belongs to the Department of Homeland Security. Center officials initially said they'd call the police on the visitors, but eventually allowed in the delegation. The Brownsville facility and others like it have licensed professionals on staff, but they are close to overflowing which will lead to the creation of a series of "tent cities" ...
  • Delhi's air quality remains 'severe', winds slightly improve pollution levels

    Delhi's air quality remains 'severe', winds slightly improve pollution levels

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    According to AQICN, on Friday morning, PM10 (particles with the diameter less than 10mm) level was over 700 in most of the Delhi-NCR areas, leading to hazy conditions and limiting visibility. Yesterday, the PM2.5 level in Delhi-NCR was at 268 and Delhi at 277. Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal had on Thursday ordered stoppage of all civil construction activities across the city till Sunday as part of the emergency measures which also include intensifying mechanical road sweeping.
  • Australia sees first VAR penalty award at finals

    Australia sees first VAR penalty award at finals

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    With a surprising level of comfort for long periods too. Coach Bert van Marwijk's defensive strategy nearly produced an unexpected draw against the 1998 World Cup champions, but luck was on the French side in their 2-1 victory at Kazan Arena.
  • Austria's chancellor calls for Berlin-Vienna-Rome 'axis' to fight Immigration

    Austria's chancellor calls for Berlin-Vienna-Rome 'axis' to fight Immigration

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    Merkel argues that Germany must not take the sudden and unilateral step of rejecting asylum seekers at the border, which would add to the burden faced by frontline countries like Italy and Greece. Merkel's authority and the future of her alliance are at stake with Bavarian conservatives and Social Democrats (SPD) at a time when divisions within Europe have come to a head over a ship carrying migrants that was refused entry to Italy.
  • UK Government to make 'upskirting' a criminal offence

    UK Government to make 'upskirting' a criminal offence

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    The Government stated its support for making upskirting a specific criminal offence hours before Lib Dem MP Wera Hobhouse's Private Members' Bill received its second reading in the Commons on Friday. "I am obviously extremely upset and disappointed that Sir Chope made a decision to object on this vitally important bill for the women of England and Wales", Martin said.
  • 39 fighters killed in Yemen

    39 fighters killed in Yemen

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    Depriving the Houthis of their control of Hodeida port, at the Yemeni government's request, means that the Houthis will no longer be able to impose their will at the barrel of a gun. On Sunday, Saudi air defenses intercepted a ballistic missile over the southern city of Jizan, but no casualties were reported, state media said. But Iran is still subject to a United Nations arms embargo and other restrictions.
  • Anti-Israeli UN Resolution Sign of Growing US, Israeli Isolation: Haniyeh

    Anti-Israeli UN Resolution Sign of Growing US, Israeli Isolation: Haniyeh

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    In a last-ditch effort to thwart the U.N. resolution, the United States tried to ram through an amendment blaming Hamas for initiating violence in the Gaza Strip. Rula Abu Dahu, the campaign's spokeswoman, told Middle East Eye: "Of course, the Israeli occupation, which controls land, sea and air, is responsible for the situation in Gaza, but we will not accept PA's sanctions on top of the Israeli siege".
  • Donald Trump Compliments Kim Jong Un In Fox Interview

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    But when the two stood together during Tuesday's meeting, the difference in their heights wasn't that noticeable. "We are especially concerned with the North Korean military, which operates as secret police, punishing all forms of dissent", U.S.
  • U.S. drone strikes kills leader of Pakistani Taliban

    U.S. drone strikes kills leader of Pakistani Taliban

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    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, which began on the twenty-seventh day of Ramadan". He has been operating in Afghanistan for years. He was reviled in Pakistan for the 2014 assault on Army Public School in the city of Peshawar in which TTP gunmen shot dead at least 132 children.
  • United States invokes Bible to justify harsh immigration steps separating children from parents

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    Members of a Central American family traveling with a caravan of migrants prepare to cross the border and apply for asylum in the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, April 29, 2018. "What is more risky to a minor, the 4,000 mile journey to America, or the short-term detention of their parents?" There is no law that requires parents be separated from their children at the border - but if parents in the United States are jailed, their children are split from them because the children ...
  • SNP Westminster leader defends PMQs protest

    SNP Westminster leader defends PMQs protest

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    After initially telling Blackford that he could hold a vote during PMQs, Bercow then told the Westminster SNP leader that he would hold a vote after the remainder of PMQs, telling him to sit down. He did, followed by the rest of the SNP MPs. She tweeted: 'The Tories couldn't have made it any clearer today that they have no respect for @ScotParl.
  • Indonesian Woman Swallowed By Giant Python

    Indonesian Woman Swallowed By Giant Python

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    However, when the 54-year-old did not return back by sunrise, her sister went to the field looking for Tiba. The over 8-minute long footage, which has gone viral on social media, shows villagers gathering around the captured, swollen snake before a man slowly slices it open with a machete.
  • Americans trust more to Trudeau than Trump

    Americans trust more to Trudeau than Trump

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    Freeland said she also consulted Ford on retaliatory tariffs that will be imposed on the U.S.in response to "illegal" tariffs Donald Trump slapped on Canadian steel and aluminium imports. "I think there's "close enough" here". Vowing to stand with the federal Liberals, Ontario's Progressive Conservative premier-designate said he will travel widely in the United States in a bid to help bolster continuing and complex NAFTA talks.
  • Greece-Macedonia name deal meets with mixed reaction

    Greece-Macedonia name deal meets with mixed reaction

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    After that, Macedonia's parliament would vote on it, and if it is approved, Ivanov's signature would be needed. The Macedonian president has said he would try to block the deal, and in Greece , the opposition initiated a censure motion against the government, a first since Tsipras came to power in 2015.
  • A year later, Grenfell Tower fire victims remembered

    A year later, Grenfell Tower fire victims remembered

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    Yvette Williams, from campaign group Justice 4 Grenfell, said: "I think we kind of nearly move from "did it really happen at all?' to 'it feels like it happened yesterday", to looking at the struggles the bereaved families and survivors have had over the year (and realising) that it is actually a year".