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Iraqi says 61 bodies pulled from Mosul site

Iraqi says 61 bodies pulled from Mosul site

🕔14:16, 26.Mar 2017

Iraqi’s military said on Sunday 61 bodies had been recovered from a collapsed building that was boobytrapped by Islamic State in Western Mosul, but there was no sign it had been hit by a coalition strike though a large vehicle

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Pope visits Muslim, elderly families in Milan

Pope visits Muslim, elderly families in Milan

🕔14:14, 26.Mar 2017

Pope Francis showed the common touch during a trip to Italy’s business capital on Saturday, visiting the homes of working-class families, including a Muslim one, and using an outdoor portable toilet. Instead of making his entry into the northern city

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Man blows self up near Bangladesh airport

Man blows self up near Bangladesh airport

🕔09:46, 25.Mar 2017

A man carrying a bomb blew himself up in front of a police checkpoint near Bangladesh’s international airport on Friday, in a blast claimed by Islamic State. The militant group said it killed many officers and wounded others, an account

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Trump tastes failure as U.S. House healthcare bill collapses

Trump tastes failure as U.S. House healthcare bill collapses

🕔09:42, 25.Mar 2017

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his

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Mubarak free after final charges dropped

Mubarak free after final charges dropped

🕔06:42, 25.Mar 2017

Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region, was freed on Friday after six years in detention, his lawyer said. The 88-year-old was cleared

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Dozens killed, buried after Mosul air raid

Dozens killed, buried after Mosul air raid

🕔08:05, 24.Mar 2017

Dozens of residents were buried in collapsed buildings in the Iraqi city of Mosul after an air strike against Islamic State triggered a massive explosion last week and rescuers are still recovering bodies, civil defense agency officials and locals said

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U.S. Senate to vote on Montenegro’s NATO membership

U.S. Senate to vote on Montenegro’s NATO membership

🕔08:02, 24.Mar 2017

The U.S. Senate will vote next week on the ratification of Montenegro as the newest member of the NATO alliance, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday, after the Trump administration urged lawmakers to take up the long-delayed matter.

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Police identify British-born attacker, victim count rises to four

Police identify British-born attacker, victim count rises to four

🕔07:58, 24.Mar 2017

The attacker who plowed a car through a throng of pedestrians and then stabbed a policeman outside Britain’s parliament was named on Thursday as Khalid Masood, a British-born man who was once investigated by MI5 intelligence officers over concerns about

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Five dead, around 40 injured in UK attack

Five dead, around 40 injured in UK attack

🕔11:20, 23.Mar 2017

Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians and a suspected Islamist-inspired attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain’s parliament. The dead, in what police called a “marauding terrorist attack,”

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France’s Macron seen winning presidential vote

France’s Macron seen winning presidential vote

🕔11:12, 23.Mar 2017

Centrist Emmanuel Macron is projected to come out on top in the first round of France’s presidential election next month ahead of far-right leader Marine Le Pen before going on to win in a runoff, a Harris Interactive poll showed

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North Korea missile test fails, U.S. and South say

North Korea missile test fails, U.S. and South say

🕔11:08, 23.Mar 2017

A North Korean missile appeared to have exploded just after it was launched on Wednesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said after detecting the latest in a series of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed state that have alarmed the

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Former IRA negotiator McGuinness has died

Former IRA negotiator McGuinness has died

🕔07:31, 22.Mar 2017

Martin McGuinness, the Irish Republican Army commander who laid down his arms to become a major architect of peace in Northern Ireland, died on Tuesday aged 66, drawing tributes from allies and former enemies alike. The face of Irish Republicanism

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North Korea has no fear of U.S. sanctions move

North Korea has no fear of U.S. sanctions move

🕔07:23, 22.Mar 2017

North Korea has nothing to fear from any U.S. move to broaden sanctions aimed at cutting it off from the global financial system and will pursue “acceleration” of its nuclear and missile programs, a North Korean envoy told Reuters on

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U.S., Britain curb electronics on some flights

U.S., Britain curb electronics on some flights

🕔07:19, 22.Mar 2017

The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. The U.S. Department of Homeland

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China to talk new Silk Road in Australia

China to talk new Silk Road in Australia

🕔12:56, 21.Mar 2017

China expects positive moves to signing up Australia for its New Silk Road initiative when Premier Li Keqiang visits this week, but two sources familiar with the issues said the Australian government is likely to bide its time before committing.

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Former East Timor independence fighter to contest

Former East Timor independence fighter to contest

🕔12:52, 21.Mar 2017

Former East Timorese independence fighter Francisco “Lu Olo” Guterres was on track on Tuesday to win the presidency in one round, based on early vote counting a day after Asia’s youngest nation went to the polls. Guterres, with nearly 60

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Canada refugee claims spike in first two months of 2017

Canada refugee claims spike in first two months of 2017

🕔12:45, 21.Mar 2017

A spike in refugee claims for the first two months of 2017 put Canada on track for the highest number since at least 2011. A fifth of those claimants were caught crossing the border illegally. Growing numbers of asylum-seekers are

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Somali security forces say NATO must do more

Somali security forces say NATO must do more

🕔09:04, 20.Mar 2017

Somali officials whose forces freed a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew said on Sunday that NATO ships must do more to prevent the illegal fishing that locals say sparked the latest attack. Monday’s hijacking was the

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Kim says engine test is ‘new birth’ of rocket industry

Kim says engine test is ‘new birth’ of rocket industry

🕔08:59, 20.Mar 2017

North Korea has conducted a test of a new high-thrust engine at its Tongchang-ri rocket launch station and leader Kim Jong Un said the successful test was “a new birth” of its rocket industry, the reclusive North’s official media said

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Iraqi forces close on Mosul mosque as strike kills foreign militants

Iraqi forces close on Mosul mosque as strike kills foreign militants

🕔08:57, 20.Mar 2017

Iraqi army helicopters strafed and rocketed Islamic State positions inside Mosul’s Old City on Sunday as ground troops fought fierce street battles to close in on the strategic prize of the al-Nuri Mosque. An air strike by the U.S.-led coalition

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