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Manawatū Muslims gather at Pork Chop Hill for Ramadan moon

Muslims eat Sehri, which is an Islamic term refering to the meal consumed early in the morning before fasting, and break their fast at Iftar, th...

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U.S. sends strike group to Middle East in rebuke to Iran

Amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran, US national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday that the deployment of the USS A...

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Palestinians say truce reached with Israel to end deadly escalation

At least nine of those killed were confirmed to be militants affiliated with the Palestinian territory's leaders Hamas or the allied Islamic Jih...

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Minneapolis reaches $20M settlement over Ruszczyk killing

Her family say they will donate $2m towards fighting gun violence. Frey called the settlement "a way for our city to move forward". "It requ...

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Iran to keep enriching uranium despite U.S. move -parliament speaker

The United States also said it would no longer waive sanctions that allowed Iran to ship to Oman for storage heavy water produced at its Arak fa...

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'Tentative Date' for Mueller's House Panel Testimony

The Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee appears closest to arranging for Mueller to testify, possibly as soon as May 15. In the interview...

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One dead and four injured after fire breaks out on Russian plane

The Interfax news agency said it had taken off at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport when the crew issued a distress signal. The Tass news agen...

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Brexit deal could be done in ‘next few days’, says Conservative leader

The Prime Minister said she understood why some of her colleagues found the decision to hold talks with Labour "uncomfortable", and admitted i...

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Ten million North Koreans suffering severe food shortages

The assessment was conducted by the UN's World Food Program ( WFP ) and the Food and Agriculture Organization, who sent a team to North Korea...

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Tom Steyer, proponent of impeaching Trump, pushes campaign to disbar attorney general

He added that "the department has offered no reason whatsoever for failing to produce the evidence underlying the report, except for a complaint...

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Afghan President announces to release 175 Taliban prisoners

The jirga, one of the several such events held over the past 18 years to make national decisions, comes as Taliban leaders and officials from th...

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Jews march in Poland to remember the Holocaust victims

Other ceremonies and events were held in schools and shopping centers across the country. TV programming during the day tends to feature docum...

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Ashton Kutcher may testify in 'Hollywood Ripper' trial

Get push notifications with news, features and more. His ex-girlfriend, 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin , was found dead in February 2001 in her H...

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Prosecutor orders Sudan`s ousted President Bashir interrogated

Protesters insist that civilians must dominate the joint transitional council. Sudan's prosecutor general on Thursday ordered the questioning ...

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May 6 (Monday) will be first day of Ramadan in Qatar

Apart from Saudi, ministries and moon sighting committees in United Arab Emirate (UAE), Qatar, Bahrain, Lebanon, Kuwait, Jordan, Palestine, Mus...

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Sri Lanka Catholics turn to TV mass amid bomb threat

Sri Lankan Catholics celebrated Sunday Mass in their homes for a second week as churches remain closed after reports of possible fresh attacks ...

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Trump, Putin discuss nuclear weapons and Venezuela in phone call

The Kremlin said that the "long" conversation was at Trump's initiative, and made no mention of discussion of the Mueller probe. Secretary of ...

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What's known on surveillance of Trump campaign aides

The question is pertinent because of the debate raging this week over whether the FBI's actions against the Trump campaign constituted "spying"....

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Assange UK bail sentence ‘disproportionate: UN experts

It comes after Assange was arrested last month, when British police entered the Ecuadorian Embassy and dragged him out, after a seven year s...

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Cyclone Fani hits India

At least three people are thought to have been killed. The storm damaged the structure of a hospital in the state's capital Bhubaneswar, while t...

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World Press Freedom Day 2019 celebrated worldwide

President Buhari affirms that government would continue to ensure that the media was not muzzled in any way, since democracy and freedom of expr...

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1 body found, 2 more believed dead in Waukegan plant explosion

Though officials are pessimistic the missing workers survived the explosion, Sheriff John Idleburg expressed his hope that the two employees wou...

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Trump’s Yemen war policy survives Senate’s veto override bid

Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., who is pursuing the Democratic presidential nomination, said in a floor speech. "We can save thousands upon thousand...

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Trump asks why ‘radical left wing media’ are allowed on Twitter, Facebook

Many of them have already been banned from Twitter , YouTube and Apple's Podcasts app. Also banned from Facebook and Instagram are Infowar...

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Venezuela's neighbors accuse Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia

Maduro had responded to that by insisting the military high command had reasserted its loyalty to him. After just this week's protests, at lea...

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Sen. Michael Bennet announces a 2020 presidential run

Bennet, who had earlier received a prostate cancer diagnosis , called it "clarifying", an opportunity to determine whether he really wanted t...

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Venezuela Crisis Discussed in Trump-Putin Call

Making clear that the United States stands with the people of Venezuela . FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's President ...

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Thai King Rama X declares bodyguard his new queen, days before coronation

He made her a full general in the army in December 2016. Xi wished prosperity for Thailand and happy and healthy lives for the Thai people. ...

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Hamas-Islamic Jihad delegation visits Egypt to discuss truce with Israel

On Tuesday, Israel reduced Gaza's fishing limit from 15 nautical miles (27.8km) to six nautical miles (11.1km) after it alleged a rocket was s...

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Israeli military answers Gaza rocket attack with airstrikes

The exchange of missile fire comes a day after tensions on the Israeli-Gaza border had escalated. More than 200 Palestinians and an Israeli so...

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