• Egypt Authorities 'Using Abduction And Torture'
Egypt Authorities 'Using Abduction And Torture'

In January, the interior ministry acknowledged that more than 100 people whose relative complained of an enforced disappearance had been in their custody, adding that they had been lawfully detained. One of the cases in the report is that of 14-year-old Mazen Mohamed Abdallah, who was taken from his home in the Nasser City district of Cairo by NSA ...

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  • Tennessee governor shares thoughts on Black Lives Matter movement
Tennessee governor shares thoughts on Black Lives Matter movement

The polarization of political and racial issues will only lead to more hate , anger and killing. Then he offered his assessment of the movement which has organized protests across the country in response to the deaths of African-Americans after encounters with police.

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  • Narendra Modi boosts Ties between India and Kenya
Narendra Modi boosts Ties between India and Kenya

He said the historical people-to-people ties between the two countries have provided a strong basis for a wide-ranging partnership which extended "from agriculture and health to developmental assistance, from trade and commerce to investment, from closer contact between our people to capacity building, from regular political consultations to defenc...

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  • Quinnipiac: Donald Edges Hillary in Swing States
Quinnipiac: Donald Edges Hillary in Swing States

Surely the Sanders people are not going to be wooed by Trump's nasty accusation that Sanders' endorsement is now "Exhibit A in our rigged system - the Democrat Party is disenfranchising its voters to benefit the select and privileged few".

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  • Sanders: We must do everything we can to elect Clinton
Sanders: We must do everything we can to elect Clinton

Since Hillary Clinton clinched the Democratic nomination, there have been many articles and polls questioning her ability to unify the Democratic Party, particularly when Bernie Sanders performed better against Donald Trump than she was in many polls.

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  • Calgary Muslims mark Ramadan's end with motto for love
Calgary Muslims mark Ramadan's end with motto for love

Festivities gripped Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk areas where people were busy buying candies and savouries to welcome friends and relatives. It's a day of observance but also an occasion for Muslims to show their gratitude to God, as well as give alms to the poor.

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  • Tim Duncan and his Place in NBA Statistical History
Tim Duncan and his Place in NBA Statistical History

And now, the tireless and reluctant superstar is finally calling it a career. Duncan, whose longevity was virtually unmatched, was a force on both ends of the court while racking up numerous individual awards that will ensure he is inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.

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  • Pokemon GO Will Surpass Twitter's Daily Number of Active Users
Pokemon GO Will Surpass Twitter's Daily Number of Active Users

Highlighting a dark side to its popularity, the game was used by four teens in Missouri to lure almost a dozen victims into armed robberies, police and media reports said . And " Pokemon Go " is actually run by Niantic , a startup spun off from Google . "I probably would have never went down there if it weren't for this game", Wiggins told...

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  • Zika death in Utah may be the first in continental US
Zika death in Utah may be the first in continental US

On April 29, the CDC had announced the first Zika-related death in Puerto Rico , a U.S. territory. Zika can be sexually transmitted, but health officials are most concerned about pregnant mothers who get the virus because it can cause serious birth defects, including microcephaly , which is characterized by small heads and brain damage in n...

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  • Turnbull secures first election as prime minister
Turnbull secures first election as prime minister

The Australian Electoral Commission called the winners of all 150 seats, showing the ruling conservative Liberal Party, in coalition with the rural-based Nationals, had secured the 76 seats of Parliament needed to govern. Yet the election was not entirely resolved. In Flynn, which stretches inland from the city of Gladstone, the LNP's Ken O'Dow...

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  • Theresa May to replace David Cameron on Wednesday
Theresa May to replace David Cameron on Wednesday

The vote between May and Leadsom was supposed to go to the wider Conservative Party of 150,000 people, but being the sole candidate, May sidestepped the party rule. " Theresa May has strength, integrity & determination to do the job", finance minister George Osborne tweeted. He was adopted by the prime minister in 2011 to address a mouse problem...

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  • United States to deploy more troops to support ISIS combat mission in Iraq
United States to deploy more troops to support ISIS combat mission in Iraq

The base "will become a vital springboard for the (Iraqi forces') offensive into Mosul", the Pentagon said. "The Defence Secretary comes at an important time, after achieving great victories against ISIS [Daesh]", Rasoul told Anadolu news agency.

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  • Death toll rises in head-on train crash in southern Italy
Death toll rises in head-on train crash in southern Italy

There was no official manifest on either train , both of which pulled four carriages so officials said they are having a hard time determining how many people were on board. At least ten people are reported to have died in the train crash in Puglia . While the National Authority for Railway Safety (ANSF), monitors safety on most of the ma...

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  • Solar plane leaves Spain for penultimate leg of world tour
Solar plane leaves Spain for penultimate leg of world tour

The journey around the world meant to draw world attention to the importance of sustainable energy. It touched down after flying over the pyramids at Giza, two days after setting off from Spain. Daniel the Solar Impulse 2 left Seville, Spain today and is now headed for Cairo. The pilot Andre Borschberg, will be in control for the last time, in th...

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  • Oscar Pistorius Gets Six Years In Jail For Murder
Oscar Pistorius Gets Six Years In Jail For Murder

Both the defense and prosecution can technically appeal, but the legal team for Pistorius said they have no intention to do so. State lawyers described the original sentence as "shockingly light, inappropriate" and said "not enough emphasis was placed on the horrendous manner" in which she died.

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  • Israeli Right Slams Plans to Allow Arab Construction in East Jerusalem
Israeli Right Slams Plans to Allow Arab Construction in East Jerusalem

This is where a 13-year-old girl was murdered in her bedroom on Thursday. The move comes despite global pleas for it to stop construction in the occupied territory, amid of surge in deadly attacks by Palestinians . The United Nations and most countries regard the Israeli settlements as illegal because the territories they are built on were cap...

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  • David Cameron stepping down as British PM today
David Cameron stepping down as British PM today

May is expected to begin announcing cabinet picks later on Wednesday and these could reportedly include current energy minister Amber Rudd, foreign minister Philip Hammond and Brexit campaigner Chris Grayling, the Conservatives' House of Commons leader.

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  • Labour Party to decide if Jeremy Corbyn runs for leadership by default
Labour Party to decide if Jeremy Corbyn runs for leadership by default

Following a meeting at Labour headquarters in central London lasting more than five hours, the NEC voted by 18 to 14 in his favour. Angela Eagle, the former shadow business secretary, presented on Monday her candidacy for the leadership, supported by 51 nominations from PLP colleagues.

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  • Beijing threatens air defence zone over South China Sea
Beijing threatens air defence zone over South China Sea

According to official news agency Xinhua, Chinese President Xi Jinping has repeated Beijing's stance that the South China Sea has been Chinese territory since the ancient times and said China's territorial sovereignty and interests in the region would not be influenced under any circumstances by the ruling.

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  • Obama calls on Americans to 'have open hearts'
Obama calls on Americans to 'have open hearts'

In a move aimed at reducing simmering racial tensions following the killing of two black civilians at the hands of white police officers in separate incidents last week, the US President said police deserved respect, not scorn. "I know how far we've come against impossible odds", the president said. "We cannot match the sacrifices made by offic...

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