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Dozens killed or wounded in attack on Afghanistan police

Dozens killed or wounded in attack on Afghanistan police

🕔15:13, 18.Jun 2017

Dozens of people were killed or wounded when as many as five suicide bombers attacked a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said. The attack, claimed by the Taliban, began around 6:30 a.m. (0200 GMT) when one bomber

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U.S. Navy destroyer collides with merchant vessel

U.S. Navy destroyer collides with merchant vessel

🕔09:20, 17.Jun 2017

Seven crew members are missing and at least three injured after a U.S. Navy destroyer collided early on Saturday morning with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel south of Tokyo Bay in Japan, the U.S. Navy said. The Japanese Coast Guard said

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Trump rolls back parts of Obama Cuba policy

Trump rolls back parts of Obama Cuba policy

🕔09:05, 17.Jun 2017

President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on U.S. business dealings with the Caribbean island’s military, saying he was canceling former President Barack Obama’s “terrible and misguided deal” with Havana. Laying

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Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies at 87

Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies at 87

🕔09:00, 17.Jun 2017

Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of Germany’s 1990 reunification and mentor to Angela Merkel, has died at age 87, his Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) said on Friday. The mass-selling newspaper Bild reported that Kohl died at 9.15 a.m.

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Pakistan PM hits out at ‘slandering’ of family

Pakistan PM hits out at ‘slandering’ of family

🕔08:41, 16.Jun 2017

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday lashed out at what he called the “slandering” of his family in connection with an investigation of their wealth, and said unidentified people with agendas against him posed a danger to the country.

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White House plays down Australian PM’s mockery of Trump

White House plays down Australian PM’s mockery of Trump

🕔08:39, 16.Jun 2017

The White House on Thursday brushed off news of a leaked video of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull making fun of U.S. President Donald Trump and alluding to ties with Russia. “I don’t think anybody cares about that,” a senior

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Pence hires his own lawyer for Russia probes

Pence hires his own lawyer for Russia probes

🕔08:37, 16.Jun 2017

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has hired a lawyer known for defending government officials in high-profile investigations to help him with probes into whether there were ties between the election campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia, his office

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Death toll expected to rise in London fire

Death toll expected to rise in London fire

🕔12:54, 15.Jun 2017

The death toll in a fire disaster that destroyed a 24-storey block of flats in London was expected to rise on Thursday, with many people still missing and firefighters facing hazardous conditions as they searched the charred carcass. Smoke was

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At least 19 killed in hotel attack in Somalia’s capital

At least 19 killed in hotel attack in Somalia’s capital

🕔12:50, 15.Jun 2017

At least 19 people were killed when Islamist attackers launched a car bomb and gun attack on a busy hotel and adjacent restaurant in the Somali capital, a police officer said on Thursday. A car driven by a suicide bomber

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US lawmaker Scalise in critical condition after attack

US lawmaker Scalise in critical condition after attack

🕔12:49, 15.Jun 2017

Congressman Steve Scalise, the No. 3 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, was in critical condition on Wednesday night after he and three others were shot as they practiced for a charity baseball game. The gunman, who had posted

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Death toll from Bangladesh landslides rises

Death toll from Bangladesh landslides rises

🕔08:23, 14.Jun 2017

At least 94 people were killed in Bangladesh on Tuesday when landslides triggered by heavy rain buried hillside homes, officials said. Densely populated Bangladesh is battered by storms, floods and landslides every rainy season. The landslides hit hilly districts in

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U.S. blames North Korea for hacking spree

U.S. blames North Korea for hacking spree

🕔08:18, 14.Jun 2017

The US government on Tuesday issued a rare alert squarely blaming the North Korean government for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009 and warning that more were likely. The joint warning from the U.S. Department of Homeland

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Fire engulfs tower block in Latimer Road, west London

Fire engulfs tower block in Latimer Road, west London

🕔08:00, 14.Jun 2017

A huge fire engulfed a tower block in Latimer Road, west London, with firefighters tackling flames from the second floor to the top. The fire at Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate was reported at 01:16 BST and about

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Iran blames US for regional instability

Iran blames US for regional instability

🕔09:57, 13.Jun 2017

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday blamed the United States for instability in the Middle East and said Washington’s fight against the Islamic State militant group was “a lie”. “You (the United States) and your agents are the

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Islamic State calls for attacks during Ramadan

Islamic State calls for attacks during Ramadan

🕔09:00, 13.Jun 2017

An audio message purporting to come from the spokesman of Islamic State called on followers to launch attacks in the United States, Europe, Russia, Australia, Iraq, Syria, Iran, and the Philippines during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which began

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Philippines says militants control 20 percent of besieged city

Philippines says militants control 20 percent of besieged city

🕔08:59, 13.Jun 2017

The Philippines military said on Tuesday that Islamist militants hold 20 percent of the Marawi City, disputing an earlier claim by Islamic State’s news agency Amaq that its “fighters are spread in more than two-thirds” of the southern town. “On

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Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns

Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns

🕔08:02, 12.Jun 2017

Qatar is ready to listen to the concerns of Gulf Arab states that have cut diplomatic and economic ties, Kuwait said on Sunday, as it tried to mediate a solution to the worst regional crisis in years. Saudi Arabia and

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Fox urges Conservatives to rally behind May

Fox urges Conservatives to rally behind May

🕔07:57, 12.Jun 2017

British trade minister Liam Fox said on Sunday it was time for the whole of the Conservative Party to support Prime Minister Theresa May, adding that he had absolute faith in her. “It’s now time for the whole of the

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Gaddafi’s son Saif freed in Libya, whereabouts unclear

Gaddafi’s son Saif freed in Libya, whereabouts unclear

🕔07:54, 12.Jun 2017

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi has been freed by an armed group in western Libya where he had been held since shortly after the 2011 revolt against his late father, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, one of his lawyers and the brigade involved

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Australia to build special prison for militants

Australia to build special prison for militants

🕔11:01, 11.Jun 2017

Australia is to build its first prison aimed at isolating militants and stopping the spread of radical beliefs through the prison system as part of efforts to eliminate terrorism, the premier of New South Wales state said on Sunday. The

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