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Major Idlib raid could spark worst catastrophe of 21st century

The state-run Al-Ikhbariya TV said Saturday that Syrian government was retaliating against rebel shelling on a government-held south of Idlib. ...

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Venezuela Denounces US Coup Plotting After NYT Report

The report also said that "one of the Venezuelan military commanders involved in the secret talks.is on the American government's own sancti...

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Pence says he never discussed removing Trump from office

Vice President Pence speaks to airmen during a visit to Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas on September 7, 2018. "To have someone who literall...

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May's Brexit plans opposed by 80 rebels in her party - former minister

On Sunday, Boris Johnson wrote that Prime Minister Theresa May was wrapping a "suicide vest" around a "great British Brexit ". While he talks...

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Apple warns that Trump China tariffs will mean higher prices

Now we've added another $200 billion. "That totally changes the equation", Trump said. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose 0.05 p...

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John Bolton to take tough stance against ICC

Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton , is expected to threaten the ICC - which is also investigating alleged USA war crimes in Afgha...

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ICC says IT can rule on Rohingya deportations from Myanmar

The Myanmar government on Thursday declined to comment on the announcement when contacted by Agence France-Presse. The International Criminal ...

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Man arrested after car-ramming at Lyon airport

Flights at the airport were grounded . Extraordinary footage shared online shows the dramatic moment dozens of police officers give chase acro...

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Bob Woodward on "Fear" in the Trump White House

While Woodward does not name his sources, he says he spoke with many people now or formerly working for Trump, discussing not just the preside...

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Hurricane Florence Strengthens, Poses Major Threat to Southeast and Mid-Atlantic

Florence is still sitting more than 1000 miles off the east coast of the United States , but it's still our main focus in the tropics. The st...

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Sweden election results: Sweden Democrats make huge gains

The potentially promising prospects of the far-right Sweden Democrats had many other Swedes anxious about an erosion of the humanitarian value...

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7 injured in Paris stabbing spree

Two of the injured are believed to be British tourists, according to local news reports . The attacker has been arrested by French police i...

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Obama, on campaign swing, urges 'sanity in our politics'

Mr Trump, asked about that speech during a trip to North Dakota, quipped that he had watched it but had fallen asleep. "He is a symptom, not a c...

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Swedish far-right party grows support, not by as much feared

The Alliance coalition, led by the Moderate Party , is projected to receive 143 seats with 99 percent of districts counted. But some 200,000 vo...

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Coalition Conducts Defeat-ISIS Exercise in Eastern Syria

The United States does not seek to engage in battle with the Syrian government and those who supports him. U.S. Command has rejected Russia's ...

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North Korea Mounts Military Parade

Although Kim promised Trump in June to achieve "complete" denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula in return for security guarantees from Washi...

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Former US presidential advisor sentenced to 14 days in prison

The FBI met with Mifsud while he was visiting the United States in early 2017, but Papadopoulos' lies "undermined investigators' ability to ch...

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Watergate's Woodward says Times Trump op-ed not up to his standards

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Defence Secretary James Mattis , U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley and National Intelligence Director Dan C...

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China's US trade surplus hit record high in August

The US has already imposed tariffs on $50bn in Chinese products, and Beijing has punched back with tariffs on $50bn in American goods. Shoul...

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British Navy warship sails near Beijing-claimed South China Sea islands

Beijing alleged that the HMS Albion , carrying a contingent of British Royal Marines, entered its territorial waters off the Xisha Islands, ot...

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Japan cancel Chile friendly following quake that has killed seven people

All trains across the island, which is about the size of Austria, were also halted. Public broadcaster NHK said five people were found "unresp...

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Obama returns to the campaign trail

The Republican Party's refusal to compromise with Obama on health care , climate, deficit reduction, and so on was not because Obama treated ...

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Officer shoots, kills man after going into wrong apartment

Dallas police have officially released the name of the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man named Botham Jean in his own home af...

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Anonymous Trump official's op-ed good for 'failing '

To some observers, the ultimatum appeared to play into the very concerns about the president's impulses raised by the essay's author. "The way...

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Iraq PM urged to quit as key ally deserts him over unrest

On Thursday, three protesters died and another 14 were wounded as hundreds of demonstrators torched the offices of a powerful Shia militia , As...

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A win for humanity: SC's landmark verdict finally decriminalises Section 377

In "Roberts versus United States Jaycees", the U.S. top court observed that the choices to enter into and maintain certain intimate human relati...

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Civil War on the Left, Part 62: The (Progressive ) Beat Goes On

Pressley-who is expected to win in November and become the first black woman to represent MA in Congress-contrasted her message of bold, movemen...

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Boris Johnson and his wife ‘to divorce’

Despite the impending divorce process, speculation still remains as to whether the former foreign secretary is vying for the top job in Governme...

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Paraguay Embassy Move Diplomatic Blow to Israel

Abdo Benitez, who won Paraguay's election in April but had yet to take office when Cartes announced the move in one of his final acts as presi...

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Mueller Hardens Stance on Trump Interview in Russia Probe, Giuliani Says

When asked in June 2017 whether he would testify about the circumstances surrounding Comey's firing, Trump said , "One hundred percent". "I t...

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