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Turkey's President Erdogan Votes in Istabul's Mayoral Election

I congratulate him. This elections showed democracy is functioning in Turkey. To narrow the roughly 13,000-vote gap in March, the AKP re-calib...

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Iran reports previous incident with 'spy drone' in May

There was a B8 USA airplane carrying 35 people along with the unmanned aircraft in the region. It came after both Iran and the USA released vi...

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Turkey to take delivery of Russian missile systems in July

Erdogan and Trump are due to meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan , at the end of June, a month before a USA deadline to Tu...

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White House unveils $50B Peace to Prosperity plan for Palestine

Speaking to Reuters on Saturday, Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner , who is behind the plan, said: "I laugh when [Palesti...

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Trump blacklists more China tech companies days before Xi summit

Entities besides Sugon include: Higon, Chengdu Haiguang Integrated Circuit, Chengdu Haiguang Microelectronics Technology, and Wuxi Jiangnan Inst...

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Ethiopia army chief of staff shot amid unrest

Ahmed also said the Chief of General Staff Seare Mekonnen was also attacked by the "mercenaries" of the coup plotters. In October, he said...

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Boris’ domestic row hits bid to be UK PM

The Guardian newspaper, which first reported the story, said an unidentified neighbour had heard a woman screaming followed by "slamming and ba...

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Australian photographer killed in Kansas crash | Ap Wire

Sharpe got out of his vehicle and went into a nearby ditch as the engine started to billow smoke. Shortly after, another vehicle was travellin...

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EU leaders warn next British Prime Minister: No Brexit renegotiation

The chancellor announced in the Spring Statement in March the government's spending envelope was £26.6bn - higher than the £15.4bn forecast - ...

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Jean Carroll accuses Trump of sexual assault in 1990s

In the extract, published on Friday, she alleges that Donald Trump raped her. She said he followed her to the elevator at the hotel and assaul...

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Kim Jong Un considers ‘interesting’ letter from Donald Trump

It was not disclosed when or how Mr Trump's letter to Mr Kim was delivered. But South Korea's presidential Blue House said it was aware of...

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China's Xi Jinping pushes economic reform at North Korea summit

That's not surprising, given that UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea remain tight; any public business deals would risk catching Chin...

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Trump threatens additional sanctions on Iran amid inflamed tensions

Tehran claimed the unmanned USA aircraft entered Iranian airspace early on Thursday morning. The US Federal Aviation Administration has barr...

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Skydiving plane crash in Hawaii kills 9

The twin-engine King Air plane, with eleven people onboard, went down soon after takeoff from Dillingham Airfield and there were no survivors, t...

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Trump Delays Immigration Raids, Giving Democrats 'Two Weeks' To Reform Asylum Laws

Democratic mayors in several cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and Newark, N.J., protested the proposed raids , a...

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Military action against Iran still `on the table`: Donald Trump

In comments made a few hours after the incident, IRGC Commander Major General Hossein Salami said the shooting down of the USA aircraft had a st...

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Trump not joking about foreign help in elections: Hicks

Hicks also said she found it "odd" that Trump asked Corey Lewandowski , his former campaign manager, to get then Attorney General Jeff Sessio...

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Top Columnist: Donald Trump Sexually Assaulted Me at Bergdorf’s

She claims the alleged incident occurred in a dressing room at the Bergdorf Goodman department store almost 25 years ago, in 1995. The indiv...

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Oil rises towards $65 on fears of United States attack on Iran

The era of hit and run is now over, and the US knows that if it gets entangled in military action against Iran , it will receive much harsher b...

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Roy Moore announces he will run for U.S. Senate in 2020

Doug Jones amid accusations Moore engaged in sexual misconduct with teenage girls decades ago. With his return to the political stage, Moore ...

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Saudi killers called Khashoggi 'sacrificial animal' before murder

She called on the FBI in the USA, where Khashoggi was a resident, to open an investigation into the case "and pursue criminal prosecutions withi...

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More than 70 million people uprooted in 2018

Dividing the group into refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced people (IDPs), the report said an additional 2.9 million people - 2....

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Michigan Man Who Won $80M Jackpot During Divorce Must Split Lottery Winnings

Arbitrator John Mills said in his decision: "It's true that defendant spent $1 (Sh100 bob) to purchase the winning lottery ticket, however the...

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'There will be obliteration': Trump says he doesn't want war with Iran

The shooting down of the drone followed accusations by the U.S. that Iran had attacked two oil tankers with mines last Thursday just outside the...

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7 dead, 3 injured after truck collides with group of motorcyclists

Officials said additional details would be provided as they investigate the deadly collision. "The identities of the deceased are still being ...

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Bladensburg Cross Supreme Court ruling eases uncertainty for Towson's Wayside Cross

The case was American Legion v. Gorsuch did not think the American Humanist Association had standing as an "offended observer" to sue. The B...

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Man held in David Ortiz shooting charged with drug, weapons offenses

He was also charged with possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Also included in the indictment are allegations that...

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Too ‘civil'? What if Joe Biden knows what he’s doing?

They declined to echo the demands for an apology made by Sen. Herman Talmadge , D-Ga., and James O. Eastland, D-Miss., despite the fact they we...

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Maduro Expects UN Human Rights Chief to Help Improve Situation in Venezuela

If Mr Maduro takes a collaborative tack on humanitarian issues in return for aid, he could accrue greater global support, potentially leading to...

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US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-1990s

In his statement, Mr Trump thanked Bergdorf Goodman, the upmarket NY department store where the incident allegedly took place, for "confirming...

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