• Belgian troops shoot person at Brussels station after blast
Belgian troops shoot person at Brussels station after blast

No bystanders were injured in the explosion and the station was evacuated. Security forces think they may have foiled a larger attack, officials said, and soldiers and counterterrorism investigators were searching the train and metro station for more explosives.

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  • Comatose US Student Freed by North Korea Has Severe Brain Injury
Comatose US Student Freed by North Korea Has Severe Brain Injury

Doctors treating Otto Warmbier , the United States student released by North Korea in a coma this week, said Thursday the 22-year-old had suffered severe brain damage, as his father lashed out at the reclusive regime. "No other family should have to endure what the Warmbiers have". The reclusive country accused the University of Virginia stu...

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  • 9/11 detainees can't sue top US officials
9/11 detainees can't sue top US officials

Supreme Court on Monday ended a long legal struggle to sue top officials such as former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller and former Attorney Gen. They also argue they were detained as terrorism suspects based on their apparent race, religion, or ethnicity in violation of the equal protection rights component of the Fifth A...

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  • PM Nawaz, Afghan President hold discussions on sidelines of SCO moot
PM Nawaz, Afghan President hold discussions on sidelines of SCO moot

Be it the matter of radicalisation, recruitment, training or financing of terrorists. With the inclusion of Pakistan and India, the SCO will have a total of eight states as permanent members - after China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

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  • Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after US downing of Syrian jet
Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after US downing of Syrian jet

The United States and Russian Federation, which has been providing an air cover for Syria's President Bashar Assad since 2015 in his offensive against the Islamic State group, have a standing agreement that should prevent in-the-air incidents involving USA and Russian Federation jets engaged in operations in Syria.

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  • United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria
United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

It added that a June 8 incident occurred in the same area where another armed pro-regime drone dropped ammunition near Coalition forces before it was shot down . Commenting on the situation, a No10 spokeswoman said: "Air operations continue and de-confliction measures are ongoing". According to a statement from the Pentagon, pro-Syrian regim...

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  • South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly
South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

Two F-15Ks from the Korean Air Force can be seen on the right. Moon Chung-in, presidential special adviser for unification, foreign and national security affairs, attended a discussion hosted Monday by the Asia Society in NY, global media reported.

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  • Los Angeles Police Department cadets arrested after stealing three patrol cars
Los Angeles Police Department cadets arrested after stealing three patrol cars

They then drove three patrol cars out of a stationhouse parking lot. An officer who was patrolling in South Los Angeles on Wednesday saw two of the stolen cruisers driving together and tried to pull them over. He added that all three teens were involved in the vehicle thefts but that it was not immediately clear which teens were involved in t...

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  • 'Ireland's interests are the EU's interests' in Brexit talks, says Simon Coveney
'Ireland's interests are the EU's interests' in Brexit talks, says Simon Coveney

Significantly, Mr Davis said he would tell Labour and other parties about the Government's plans in advance - reflecting its weak position, with no Commons majority. However, not much clarity was provided immediately after the first official meeting of the EU-UK sides. "It's wholly illogical and we happen to think the wrong interpretation of the ...

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  • A look at Syria's conflict, as mutual enemies close in on IS
A look at Syria's conflict, as mutual enemies close in on IS

It adds new tensions in a region already unsettled by a long-running feud between Shiite power Iran and the Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia , as well as a campaign by Arab nations against Qatar. Both the United States and Russian Federation contend their forces are in Syria to fight ISIS . The twin attacks were claimed by the IS group.

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  • Russian Federation accuses USA spy plane of provocation over Baltic Sea
Russian Federation accuses USA spy plane of provocation over Baltic Sea

On June 19, the Lithuanian Ministry of Defense informed that during the week of June 12-18, the country's fighter jets flew nine times to support 32 Russian aircraft. Jeff Davis. "The Russian military is within its right to exercise within global airspace, but they must respect worldwide standards set to ensure safety and prevent accidents", ...

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  • John McCain: North Korea killed Otto Warmbier
John McCain: North Korea killed Otto Warmbier

The student was accused by North Korea of being involved in a plot to overthrow the Jong-Un regime. The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that US diplomats have already held discussions for more than a year with North Korea's top nuclear negotiator, focused on freeing American prisoners.

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  • Russian Opposition Leader Arrested Amid Putin Protests
Russian Opposition Leader Arrested Amid Putin Protests

The White House has condemned the arrests of protesters at anti-corruption rallies in Russian Federation. The area of Tsverskaya Street near where Navalny's supporters were planning to hold their protest was hosting an officially-organized historical festival, with actors re-enacting periods of Russian history with props such as World War Two jee...

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  • Georgia Voting in Closely Watched Congressional Election
Georgia Voting in Closely Watched Congressional Election

Handel, who formerly served as Georgia's secretary of state, seeks to maintain her party's hold on the district's seat, which ranges back to 1979. As early polls show the candidates within a couple points of each other in Newt Gingrich's former district, many are viewing the results of the election as a barometer of public acceptance of Pre...

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  • This Tory stronghold voted Labour for the first time in 100 years
This Tory stronghold voted Labour for the first time in 100 years

Ipsos Mori said age was a bigger dividing factor than in any election since it began keeping detailed records in 1979. Turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds rose by 16 points compared with 2015. Research by Survation for Good Morning Britain (GMB) gave Jeremy Corbyn's party a three point lead over the Conservatives , as 44% of respondents backed La...

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  • United States shifts tone in Qatar crisis, seeks Saudi answers
United States shifts tone in Qatar crisis, seeks Saudi answers

However, Trump had voiced full support for Saudi Arabia in the actions it led against Qatar over the past weeks. In a dramatic shift, the Trump administration on Tuesday demanded that Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries boycotting Qatar detail their complaints about the small Persian Gulf monarchy's support for extremism and reach a speedy re...

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  • McCain: Travelers To N Korea Should Sign Waiver
McCain: Travelers To N Korea Should Sign Waiver

Justin Weber told The Associated Press that a news conference is expected later to provide more information. His body was transferred to the Hamilton County Coroner's office later that day, Don Jasper, its chief investigator, said on Tuesday.

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  • Russian jet came within five feet of US plane
Russian jet came within five feet of US plane

The Syrian military said the jet was bombing ISIS positions in western Raqqa, but the USA claimed it was too closely approaching allied majority-Kurd forces also battling ISIS in northern Syria. Russia's threat came in response to the U.S.'s downing of a Syrian military jet Sunday, the first direct attack of its kind in the six-year-long conflict i...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31
Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31

He will testify at the Pozuelo de Alarcón in Madrid on the date. According to reports in Portuguese media, the 32-year-old four-times world player of the year had already made up his mind to ask the club for a transfer, saying he was "deeply disenchanted" with the allegations against him.

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  • Shoaib Malik's pep talk lifted our spirits, says Fakhar Zaman
Shoaib Malik's pep talk lifted our spirits, says Fakhar Zaman

Pakistan made sure it did not turn out to be a costly mistake, though, as Amir dismissed him with the next ball. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed said: "We are now the champions, so hopefully this win will boost Pakistan cricket". "We have not hosted any global team for the last 8 or 9 years, Pakistani players are barred from playing in the IPL (Indian ...

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  • Hawaii enacts laws aimed at upholding Paris accord
Hawaii enacts laws aimed at upholding Paris accord

In launching We Are Still In this week, supporters took aim at Trump's decision, saying it "undermines a key pillar in the fight against climate change and damages the world's ability to avoid the most unsafe and costly effects of climate change".

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  • Qatar signs $12 billion deal to buy F-15 jets from US
Qatar signs $12 billion deal to buy F-15 jets from US

This is despite US President Donald Trump's recent criticism of Qatar for supporting terrorism. It added Mattis and Attiyah had discussed current operations against Isis and the importance of de-escalating tensions in the Gulf. However, Trump also met with Qatar's ruling emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, during his visit to Saudi Arabi...

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  • Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning
Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning

The twin attacks were claimed by the IS group. Fox News political analyst Charles Krauthammer says the "maneuvering" to fill the vacuum left by ISIS in Syria has begun, with Iran , Russia and the Assad regime on one side and the USA and its allies on the other .

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  • Settlement reached in lawsuit over Michael Brown's death
Settlement reached in lawsuit over Michael Brown's death

Anthony Gray, the attorney for Brown's parents, declined comment, as did Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III. They argued that the death of their son deprived them of financial support through his future potential wages. Brown had his hands up, but both federal and state prosecutors questioned that narrative and determined that there was not enough ev...

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  • US shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria
US shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

The drone incident comes two days after another US warplane shot down a Syrian plane that was attacking US -backed forces near Raqqa, the Islamic State's de facto capital, noted USA Today. The announcement from Canberra came as a brief, two-day truce collapsed in the southern Syrian city of Daraa and nearby areas where government forces have ga...

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  • Kohli, Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Make ICC Champions Trophy Team
Kohli, Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Make ICC Champions Trophy Team

Pakistan had started disastrously when they suffered a 124-run thrashing at the hands of India, before they bounced back to defeat South Africa by 19 runs, Sri Lanka by three wickets and England in the semi-final by eight wickets. "I want to congratulate Pakistan and their supporters", he said. We have no hesitation or shame to admit we didn't p...

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  • Helmut Kohl, unifier of Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, unifier of Germany, dies at 87

Kohl was helped in securing German unity by his friendships with French President Francois Mitterrand and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who approved North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership for a united Germany and agreed to pull Soviet troops out of East Germany.

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  • Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges
Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

The suspect has since been identified by multiple news outlets as Darren Osborne , a 47-year old married father-of-four living in a Cardiff suburb who has openly voiced a hatred of Muslims . An English cardinal has condemned an attack against Muslims who had gathered close to a London mosque. He grew up in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset,...

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  • France Votes 'Onward!'; Macron's Party To Run Parliament
France Votes 'Onward!'; Macron's Party To Run Parliament

Macron's confident start at home, where he has concentrated on trying to restore the lost prestige of the president, and his bold action on the worldwide stage has inspired a raft of positive headlines. Nearly all the ministers under former President Francois Hollande were punished at the polls, with voters electing to toss the party's political el...

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  • Australia suspends air strikes in Syria: government
Australia suspends air strikes in Syria: government

Bassam Abu Abdullah, a professor of International Relations at Damascus University, said the advances by pro-Assad troops undermined us plans in the area to sever a land corridor linking the capitals of Syria, Iraq, Iran and Lebanon. "Repeated military actions by USA aircraft against the lawful armed forces of a United Nations member state, und...

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  • Coroner examining death of US student released by North Korea
Coroner examining death of US student released by North Korea

Warmbier had visited the country in January 2016 and was imprisoned after surveillance cameras captured footage of him trying to steal a propaganda poster from a hotel. Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to blame Obama for not bringing Otto Warmbier home from North Korea sooner. Warmbier's father Fred Warmbier, accused the tour company of luri...

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  • South Korea president criticizes North on death
South Korea president criticizes North on death

Otto Warmbier and the American people for the sorrow and shock they are suffering through", Moon told CBS This Morning co-host Norah O'Donnell . "He should have been brought home a long time ago". The brutal regime said it released Warmbier last week "on humanitarian grounds ". "And I strongly condemn such cruel actions by North Korea ", he ...

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  • Russian jet 'came within several feet' of USA plane
Russian jet 'came within several feet' of USA plane

According to him, in particular, the armed Syrian opposition has been invited but it is up to its leaders to make the final decision, TASS news agency reported. The drone, roughly the size of a U.S. Predator unmanned aerial vehicle , was armed and within range of striking U.S. -led coalition troops and their Syrian allies, the official said, who s...

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  • Why Senate Republicans' health care video is so revealing
Why Senate Republicans' health care video is so revealing

That's a crucial problem for the GOP because many Republican senators are demanding such restrictions. Other Republicans involved in the drafting process also chastised Democrats for holding what they deemed "secret" health care discussions in 2010.

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  • Trump says China efforts on N Korea 'have not worked out'
Trump says China efforts on N Korea 'have not worked out'

Warmbier grew up in the Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming. He died Monday in Cincinnati. Moon's remarks on CBS's "This Morning" program came the day after the death of Warmbier. Warmbier", he said, adding that at least 10 Americans were freed from North Korea under Obama. Warmbier died in OH on Monday, days after being released by North Korea.

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