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Around 30 injured in train accident in Swiss Alps

Police have not commented on the severity of injuries, but have said that medical personnel are at the scene. More details are awaited. The ...

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Trump marks 16th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

The pair exited the White House at precisely 8:45 AM and strode hand in hand onto the lawn to prepare for the moment of silence. At 8:46 am, t...

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Myanmar situation 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing', says UN

Fresh violence broke out on Aug 25 when insurgents attacked 30 police posts and an army base. Communal tensions appeared to be rising across...

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Putin: North Koreans would rather "eat grass" than give up nukes

In South Korea, thousands of police officers in riot gear swarmed some 400 protesters who had been occupying a road leading to the site where TH...

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South Korea deploys U.S. anti-missile launchers amid clashes with protesters

During a summit meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today, Moon Jae-in said that "due to North Korea's provocation, I think it has...

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U.S. determined to have United Nations vote Monday on N.Korea sanctions: diplomats

South Korea says it expects another North Korea intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch "on September 9", according to the country's ...

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Florida State-Miami game rescheduled for October 7

The game originally was scheduled for Saturday before getting moved to Friday in an attempt to finish it before the storm. On Thursday, the Uni...

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North Korea's Kim Jong Un fetes nuclear scientists, holds celebration bash

The news comes as the U.S. has called on the United Nations to slap an oil embargo on North Korea and freeze assets of leader Kim Jong-un. The...

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Christian parents say son became 'ill and stressed' over a transgender student

Nigel and Sally Rowe have said that unless a child, who seems to be a trans girl, is stopped from wearing dresses to the Isle of Wight school th...

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Rohingya crisis: United Nations aid call as '290000 flee' Myanmar

The predominantly Buddhist Myanmar considers them Bangladeshi but Bangladesh says they're Burmese. Pakistan's Foreign Ministry says it has...

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USA to Deploy Four Additional THAAD Systems in South Korea

THAAD is an acronym for Terminal High Altitude Area Defence, a US-designed anti-ballistic missile defence system. Local residents worry about ...

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Girl made to stand in boys washroom in school as punishment

She felt humiliated after fellow students laughed at her. The school's in-charge Priyanka K said that the girl was not asked to stand inside t...

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Putin says North Korea crisis may be 'impossible' to solve

Mr Putin said that the worldwide community needed to offer security guarantees to Pyongyang. The move comes amid tensions over North Korea's...

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South Africa's Tutu asks Myanmar's Suu Kyi to help Rohingya

Tutu, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his role in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, implored the State Counsello...

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Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea

South Korea's Defence Ministry couldn't immediately confirm when the four launchers added on Thursday will be operationally capable. During h...

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Russia, Jordan agree on three-way consultations on de-escalation zone in Syria

Sergei Lavrov on September 10 told his Saudi counterpart that "we have confirmed our position in favor of settling the disagreements via negotia...

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Trump signs $15 billion Harvey relief, debt ceiling package

Many conservatives are reluctant to vote increase the debt limit without taking any other steps to curb federal spending. House Speaker Paul...

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India lodges complaint over 'offensive' Australian lamb advert

That ad featured faces from different races, religions, backgrounds and sexual orientations enjoying lamb barbeque together. Australia's adver...

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Khawaja Asif left for Iran

Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif held a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif in Tehran today, reported Radio Pakistan . T...

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Priyanka Chopra Slams an SJW Troll on Social Media

Priyanka Chopra, who is the goodwill ambassador for UNICEF , is now in Jordan as part of the organization's initiative to educate Syrian kids. ...

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Putin: Investments in Regions Near Korea Should Continue Despite N Korea Actions

North Korea's latest nuclear test on Sunday rattled its neighbouring countries, prompting the United States to speak about a "military response...

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Strategic partnership with Afghanistan article of faith for India: Sushma

Ahead of the visit, the Afghan media reported that during his meetings with the Indian leadership here, the minister is expected to renew Afghan...

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Erdogan, Trump agree to meet during United Nations assembly

Speaking to reporters in Istanbul on Friday, Erdogan said he had made it clear to the previous USA administration that Turkey wouldn't take part...

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Voting against Brexit bill will cause chaos, Davis and Johnson warn

The Bill overturns the 1972 Act which took Britain into the European Economic Community and incorporates relevant EU laws into the United Kingdo...

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Clashes at protests in South Korea injure dozens

The 29-nation US -led alliance expressed full solidarity with Japan and South Korea , North Korea's neighbors. On September 3, the North Ko...

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Teva Names Lundbeck's Schultz as CEO to Revive Drugmaker

Teva shares have lost more than 50% since the beginning of the year. Yitzhak Peterburg has stood in as interim CEO since then. Teva Chairman S...

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South Korea: Deployment of THAAD missile defense system completed

After being elected, President Moon ordered an investigation into any illegality in the decision-making process and stressed the importance for ...

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Moon, Putin discuss North Korea, economic ties

The deployment follows a spate of recent North Korean ballistic missile and nuclear tests, and increasingly heated rhetoric between Kim and US P...

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Four additional THAAD launchers arrive at Seongju base

The Sunday nuclear test, which Pyongyang said involved a hydrogen bomb which can be mounted on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), pro...

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Japan PM warns N.Korea against continuing nuclear program

Just as Moon is standing tough on North Korea , he's not bowing to the United States on trade. The heightened sense of anxiety and concern ex...

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