• Olympics-N.Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team
Olympics-N.Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team

The possibility a combined Korean women's ice hockey team has also been raised by Do. South Korea has tested the missile four times so far and will have it ready to use after two additional tests, Mr. President Moon says he hopes North Korea will not only come to the Olympics next year but he also suggested the two Koreas jointly bid to host th...

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  • Turkey rejects Arab demands to close military base in Qatar
Turkey rejects Arab demands to close military base in Qatar

It also insisted that Qatar expel citizens of the four countries from its territory, hand over any individuals suspected of terrorism, and provide detailed information about opposition figures that it has funded in other states. The demands have not been officially unveiled but Doha-based Al Jazeera news channel said overnight on Thursday t...

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  • Trump confirms he called health care bill 'mean'
Trump confirms he called health care bill 'mean'

Cornyn made the comments Sunday at a private gathering hosted by the libertarian Koch brothers in Colorado. Republicans argue that the bill rolls back penalties for Americans that choose not to purchase a health insurance plan. And the president called Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren "somebody that's just got a lot of hatred". Warren is ...

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  • U.S. formally rejects Paris climate treaty at G-7 environmental meeting
U.S. formally rejects Paris climate treaty at G-7 environmental meeting

Earlier this month, U.S. President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw from the Paris climate change accord, saying that participating would undermine the economy, wipe out jobs, weaken U.S. Fracking will continue to reduce American emissions during Trump's presidency, just as it did during his predecessor's, and now that we've abandoned t...

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  • Kashmir security personnel asked to avoid public places for Eid prayers
Kashmir security personnel asked to avoid public places for Eid prayers

Indian security forces put an outskirt of Srinagar , the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir , under security lockdown as they battled two rebels who took shelter in a school building after killing one paramilitary officer and wounding another soldier.

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  • German's unification architect, Helmut Kohl dies at 87
German's unification architect, Helmut Kohl dies at 87

After the war, he spent his entire political life in the new Christian Democratic Union of Konrad Adenauer and Ludwig Erhard. " History continues to prove that he delivered". "The man I consider one of the greatest leaders in post-War Europe". Until his death, Kohl refused to identify the donors who had made illicit donations to his campaigns, s...

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  • Northern Ireland Stalemate Talks Begin Amid Post-Election Chaos
Northern Ireland Stalemate Talks Begin Amid Post-Election Chaos

As the Good Friday Agreement clearly noted, the signatories to the agreement affirmed 'that whatever choice is freely exercised by a majority of the people of Northern Ireland, the power of the sovereign government with jurisdiction there shall be exercised with rigorous impartiality on behalf of all the people'.

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  • No country questioned India's surgical strike: PM Narendra Modi
No country questioned India's surgical strike: PM Narendra Modi

More than 7,000 reforms were made for "ease of (doing) business and minimum government , maximum governance", Modi said . "Now terrorists have explained terrorism to them so we don't have to", Modi said. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia , June 2...

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  • Six pilgrims injured as Saudi security foils attack in Mecca
Six pilgrims injured as Saudi security foils attack in Mecca

Late Friday, Saudi security forces foiled a terror plot targeting the Grand Mosque in Mecca, near the end of the month of Ramadan. The Interior Ministry said it launched a raid around Jiddah, as well as two areas in Mecca itself, including the Ajyad Al-Masafi neighborhood, located near the Grand Mosque.

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  • High-Rise Towers Fail Fire Safety Tests in the UK
High-Rise Towers Fail Fire Safety Tests in the UK

Every single building cladding sample so far has failed the tests, said Sajid Javid , Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. Refurbishment of the Chalcots towers was overseen by Rydon, the same company involved in the recent renovation of the now-devastated Grenfell Tower.

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  • Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on USA health-care bill
Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on USA health-care bill

Five Republicans have expressed opposition to the Senate GOP health care plan. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., another Republican who has yet to endorse the Republican plan, told NBC's Meet The Press that he wants to delay the whole thing: "There's no way we should be voting on this next week".

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  • Tillerson urges Qatar and boycotting Arab countries to resolve crisis
Tillerson urges Qatar and boycotting Arab countries to resolve crisis

Abu Dhabi // Qatar has begun a "careful review" of the 13 demands presented by other Arab states to end the dispute over Doha's support of extremist groups, the USA state department said on Sunday. Turkey shipped suppliers and food via cargo planes to Qatar after its neighbors closed down air, land and sea routes. ".This approach of 13 d...

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  • Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court
Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is now divided in arguably four groups, but broadly speaking, eight of the justices fall into one of two camps: those who believe the Constitution is a "living and breathing" document that can be reinterpreted as times change and those who don't.

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  • At least 9 dead in Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria
At least 9 dead in Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria

State police spokesman Victor Isuku said the violence began when a male bomber blew himself up on campus, killing himself and wounding three security guards, one of whom later died. One detonated the IED close to the Entrepreneurship and Skill Acquisition Centre Complex, killing herself with no other casualty. EOD/SARS and patrol teams were mobil...

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"Explicit" show at South African prison ignites scandal

One photo showed two women touching and hugging a bare-chested inmate wearing just orange prisoner trousers in front of a large group of applauding inmates. "That was provided to give guidance as well as other policies and procedures". A full investigation was under way, James Smalberger told journalists.

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  • Six casualties as vehicle crashes into Muslims celebrating Eid
Six casualties as vehicle crashes into Muslims celebrating Eid

A 42-year-old woman was arrested and is being questioned in police custody, police said. Events are taking place across the United Kingdom, with the largest of those, Eid in the Park, happening in Birmingham. It said: "Immediately after the Eid prayers, when the people were starting to leave the venue, a auto collided with pedestrians". "Em...

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  • Australia suspends flights over Syria after Russian Warning
Australia suspends flights over Syria after Russian Warning

The Pentagon said a U.S. F-15 aircraft flying over Syrian territory fired on the Shaheed 129 drone after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces on June 20. The U.S. military has established a roughly 31-mile "deconfliction" ring around at-Tanf, warning the pro-Assad, Iranian-backed forces through a Russian deconfliction channe...

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  • Donald Trump forgoes traditional Ramadan dinner at White House
Donald Trump forgoes traditional Ramadan dinner at White House

Tapei's Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) handed out "green envelopes" to migrant workers celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan , at Taipei Main Station on Sunday. Eid-ul-Fitr translates as "the festival of breaking the fast". While the White House has refrained from commenting on the decision to end the tradition, reports su...

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  • 31 killed in Somalia attack
31 killed in Somalia attack

But before they were rescued, The Associated Press says , numerous survivors endured a nightmarish scenario as militants proceeded from room to room, firing at civilians at point-blank range. The attack began with a auto bomb exploding at the gate. Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed confirmed that air strike and said such attacks woul...

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  • Pentagon agrees $12 billion jet deal with Qatar
Pentagon agrees $12 billion jet deal with Qatar

A three-person Turkish military delegation arrived in Qatar yesterday to explore and prepare for the establishment of a military base to deploy Turkish military troops in Qatar , the Turkish General Staff announced in an official statement yesterday.

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  • SCOTUS: Churches have right to seek state money for non-religious needs
SCOTUS: Churches have right to seek state money for non-religious needs

The state violated the free exercise clause when it denied a qualified religious entity a public benefit exclusively because of its religious character, Roberts said. The church raised two central claims in court papers. In April, Greitens reversed a Missouri policy that had banned religious organizations from receiving certain state grants, sa...

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  • Trump accuses Obama of Russian Federation meddling claim inaction
Trump accuses Obama of Russian Federation meddling claim inaction

ADVERTISEMENT Former President Obama seized the two diplomatic compounds and expelled at least 35 Russian diplomats last December when the administration learned that Russians might be meddling in the election , including potentially hacking voting machines.

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  • Holidaymakers flee water as 8ft shark swims in shallow waters in Mallorca
Holidaymakers flee water as 8ft shark swims in shallow waters in Mallorca

The images showed the shark to be just yards from the shoreline. Then, yesterday evening the shark was sighted off Can Pastilla beach, near Palma. Spainish newspaper El Mundo reported that the shark had to be euthanised due to injuries suffered by a hook found lodged in its mouth.

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  • Pyongyang urged to free Americans, South Koreans
Pyongyang urged to free Americans, South Koreans

On Thursday, North Korea carried out another test of a rocket engine as part of the program developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, and reaching the US mainland. Moon's government that it would honor the Thaad deal for the sake of the alliance. Earlier this year Moon raised many...

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  • Hundreds Protest After Minnesota Officer Found Not Guilty In Philando Castile Death
Hundreds Protest After Minnesota Officer Found Not Guilty In Philando Castile Death

The footage sparked protests across the United States and further exposed tensions between USA police and African Americans. Activists were hoping the cop would be severely punished for his actions, but a jury let him walk free on Friday (16Jun17), and Dawson, Mullally and Orange Is the New Black castmates Samira Wiley and Uzo Aduba were among ...

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  • This is why Justin Trudeau wore Muslim socks to Toronto Pride
This is why Justin Trudeau wore Muslim socks to Toronto Pride

Despite the controversy that arose at the parade - Toronto's city police floats were excluded from the parade - it was a joyous day for the city and country, and led to some truly adorable moments from the happy-go-lucky prime minister. "We should be focusing on how to include as many different people as possible, not talk about excluding", Trude...

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  • South Korea Leader Hopes for Unified Olympic Team With the North
South Korea Leader Hopes for Unified Olympic Team With the North

President Moon Jae-in makes a speech at the opening ceremony of World Taekwondo Championship on Saturday in Muju , North Jeolla Province. This led to the ITF Demonstration Team performing at the 2015 World Taekwondo Championships in Russian city Chelyabinsk.

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  • Belgian Prosecutors Say Brussels Bomb Suspect Was Moroccan
Belgian Prosecutors Say Brussels Bomb Suspect Was Moroccan

Belgium's national crisis said the perpetrator had been "neutralised" and the situation was under control. Speaking at a news conference on Wednesday following the reopening of the station, Eric Van Der Sypt told reporters that the initials of the man, who had Moroccan nationality, were O.Z., and that his home in Brussels' Molenbeek district...

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  • Trevor Noah Is Disgusted By The Philando Castile Verdict
Trevor Noah Is Disgusted By The Philando Castile Verdict

The incident - one in a series of high-profile shootings of African-Americans by police - stunned the nation after Castile's final moments were livestreamed on Facebook by his girlfriend Diamond Reynolds , as blood spread on Castile's shirt.

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  • Basketball diplomacy in North Korea as U.S. student is released
Basketball diplomacy in North Korea as U.S. student is released

Mr. Warmbier is en route to the United States, where he will be reunited with his family. Otto Warmbier speaks at a news conference in North Korea , in 2016. The Warmbier family released a statement Tuesday saying they are grateful their son will finally be home with the people who love him. She said US officials had a hard time getting ...

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  • Thousands in South Korea march against deployment of US missile system
Thousands in South Korea march against deployment of US missile system

The ballistic missile, fired from a test site in a coastal area south of Seoul , the capital, has a range of up to 497 miles, as per an agreement with the United States . However, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman questioned such calls. There have been misgivings about the first tete-a-tete between Moon and Trump, who is pushing for toughe...

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  • North Korea claims American college student released from detainment for
North Korea claims American college student released from detainment for "humanitarian reasons"

In its first official comment since Warmbier was returned home, North Korea said it released him over humanitarian reasons. Warmbier's parents have been fighting for the release of their son, a University of Virginia student, since his arrest.

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  • British Parliament Hit by Cyberattack, Affecting Emails
British Parliament Hit by Cyberattack, Affecting Emails

Cryptography expert Matthew D. Green , an assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins University computer science department, says via Twitter that one of the takeaways from the Parliament email attack is to ensure that every use employs two-factor authentication .

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  • Police fatally shoot pregnant Black woman in Seattle
Police fatally shoot pregnant Black woman in Seattle

Seattle police released dashcam footage Monday of an incident in which officers shot and killed a woman Sunday near Magnuson Park in the Sand Point neighborhood. All Seattle officers receive training on how to better handle those with mental illness or abusing drugs. He said there will be a thorough investigation following Lyles's death.

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  • Supreme Court Takes on New Clash of Gay Rights, Religion
Supreme Court Takes on New Clash of Gay Rights, Religion

Colorado and New Mexico are among 21 states with such laws. The justices ruled in favor of lesbian couples by throwing out a December ruling by the Arkansas Supreme Court decision that upheld state officials' refusal to name the wives of the birth mothers as parents on birth certificates.

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