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UK PM David Cameron to resign in October

UK PM David Cameron to resign in October

🕔13:06, 24.Jun 2016

British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that he is stepping down as prime minister in October. The prime minister said Britain required “fresh leadership” to negotiate the country’s exit from the EU. “I do not think it would be

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Britain votes to leave the European Union

Britain votes to leave the European Union

🕔12:06, 24.Jun 2016

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday’s landmark referendum showed, a stunning repudiation of the nation’s elites that deals the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two. World financial markets

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German cinema gunman was ‘disturbed’

German cinema gunman was ‘disturbed’

🕔08:02, 24.Jun 2016

A masked gunman took hostages at a cinema in western Germany on Thursday before police stormed the complex and shot him dead, police said. No other people were injured, a police spokesman said. The attacker, who carried a rifle or

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Putin lauds China ties and SCO role

Putin lauds China ties and SCO role

🕔07:56, 24.Jun 2016

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has become a platform for its members to carry out diverse cooperation and also a popular, attractive and authoritative international institution, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Xinhua. The SCO was originally set up with rather

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Maldives appoints a new Vice President

Maldives appoints a new Vice President

🕔11:55, 23.Jun 2016

Abdulla Jihad was sworn in as the Vice President of the Maldives. The Vice President took his oath of office at the President’s Office. The oath of office was administered by the Chief Justice, Abdulla Saeed. The Vice President signed the

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U.S. warns China against provocations

U.S. warns China against provocations

🕔09:42, 23.Jun 2016

The United States warned China on Wednesday against taking “additional provocative actions” following an impending international court ruling on the South China Sea that is expected to largely reject Beijing’s broad territorial claims. A senior State Department official voiced skepticism

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Britain votes on EU membership today

Britain votes on EU membership today

🕔08:21, 23.Jun 2016

Britons will decide the future of their country and Europe on Thursday in a vote on European Union membership after a bitter campaign that appeared to divide the nation down the middle. Prime Minister David Cameron called the referendum under

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China says door open for talks on NSG

China says door open for talks on NSG

🕔08:11, 22.Jun 2016

China on Tuesday said the “door is always open for discussions” on Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) memberships, subtly shifting from its earlier stand that India’s membership was not on the agenda for the nuclear group’s plenary in Seoul this week.

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Iraqi forces retake two Falluja districts

Iraqi forces retake two Falluja districts

🕔08:03, 22.Jun 2016

Iraq’s armed forces pressed on with their offensive to retake the city of Falluja from Islamic State on Tuesday, dislodging the militants from two eastern districts and pushing them back into a handful of northern and western neighborhoods. A military

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North Korea fires second missile

North Korea fires second missile

🕔07:52, 22.Jun 2016

North Korea launched what appeared to be a second intermediate-range Musudan missile on Wednesday morning after another launch hours earlier failed, South Korea’s military said. It was not immediately clear if the second launch, about two hours after the first,

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MUO file cases against Maldives President

MUO file cases against Maldives President

🕔11:55, 21.Jun 2016

The Maldives United Opposition (MUO) submitted a letter outlining cases requisitioning Maldives Police Services to arrest President Yaameen Abdul Gayoom and conduct criminal investigations on allegations of corruption. The cases were based on a document made public revealing that a

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IS launches counter-attack on Syrian army

IS launches counter-attack on Syrian army

🕔11:52, 21.Jun 2016

The Islamic State group launched a counter-attack against fighters trying to capture the Syrian city of Manbij on Monday, inflicting heavy casualties on the U.S.-backed forces, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the militants said. The monitor said the

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Japan on alert for possible NK missile launch

Japan on alert for possible NK missile launch

🕔11:49, 21.Jun 2016

Japan’s military was on alert for a possible North Korean ballistic missile launch, a government source said on Tuesday, with media reporting its navy and anti-missile Patriot batteries have been told to shoot down any projectile heading for Japan. North

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Fourteen dead, mostly children, in Russia

Fourteen dead, mostly children, in Russia

🕔07:42, 20.Jun 2016

Fourteen people, mostly children, have died after boats capsized in stormy weather during an outing on a lake in the Republic of Karelia in north-west Russia, the local Emergencies Ministry said in a statement on Sunday. It said it had

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Blast in Afghan capital Kabul kills several

Blast in Afghan capital Kabul kills several

🕔07:39, 20.Jun 2016

An explosion hit a minibus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, killing and wounding several, police said. A Reuters witness saw several apparently dead victims and at least two wounded being carried out of the wrecked

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Campaigning for UK’s vote on EU resumes

Campaigning for UK’s vote on EU resumes

🕔07:36, 20.Jun 2016

Campaigning for Britain’s vote on EU membership resumed on Sunday after a three-day hiatus prompted by the killing of a pro-EU lawmaker, but pledges of a more respectful tone were quickly tested by a fresh row over immigration. Three opinion

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Malaysia PM defeats Mahathir’s challenge

Malaysia PM defeats Mahathir’s challenge

🕔08:36, 19.Jun 2016

Malaysia’s ruling coalition coasted to victory as expected in two by-elections, defying a political movement led by former premier Mahathir Mohamad who has sought to turn voters against his scandal-tainted former protege Najib Razak. The victories allow Prime Minister Najib,

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Belgium charges three men with terror

Belgium charges three men with terror

🕔08:33, 19.Jun 2016

Belgian prosecutors charged three men with terrorism offences on Saturday following overnight raids that took place amid heightened security in Belgium and France due to the Euro 2016 soccer tournament. Three months after Islamist bombers killed 32 people in Brussels,

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China tells US not to interfere with Tibet

China tells US not to interfere with Tibet

🕔08:32, 19.Jun 2016

The United States should not interfere in China’s internal affairs on matters related to Tibet, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a phone call on Saturday. According to an account of the call

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Police charge suspect in slaying of UK MP

Police charge suspect in slaying of UK MP

🕔11:43, 18.Jun 2016

British police said on Saturday they had charged a 52-year-old man in the slaying of lawmaker Jo Cox, and said the suspect appeared to have acted alone. Cox, a supporter of Britain staying in the European Union, was shot and

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