• World reacts to new UK Foreign Secretary
World reacts to new UK Foreign Secretary

He has taken over the job from Philip Hammond who has replaced George Osborne as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Xinhua reported. Eurosceptic former ministers David Davis and Liam Fox were appointed respectively as Brexit negotiator and global trade minister, two new posts reflecting changed priorities after the referendum.

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  • No plans to revive peace talks with Taliban
No plans to revive peace talks with Taliban

Carter assured that progress by the Afghanistan government on economic and anti-corruption reforms is central to continued worldwide support. The Pentagon chief's visit follows a renewed commitment to Afghanistan from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, which said over the weekend it would keep forces there at least until the end of 2017.

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  • Donald Trump to Name Vice President Friday in NY
Donald Trump to Name Vice President Friday in NY

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions flew into Indy Wednesday afternoon for a meet and greet with Trump, and the other reported VP front runner, Newt Gingrich, made his way to the Conrad for a closed door meeting with Trump. “You find out sooner or later who the last one standing is.”. One source said Trump wants a "fighter" and Christie fits the bill...

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  • Clinton maintains lead in presidential race for Wisconsin voters
Clinton maintains lead in presidential race for Wisconsin voters

Sandman calls poll numbers "a snap shot in time ". While Clinton's favorability among voter stayed steady at 36 percent, Trump's favorability increased since June, rising from 26 to 29 percent. But in Pennsylvania, they were tied here, 40 percent to 40 percent. But he said Clinton lost ground to Trump on questions that measure moral ...

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  • Katter announces support for Coalition
Katter announces support for Coalition

On Thursday, the Prime Minister traveled to Queensland to meet with independent MP Bob Katter, the most likely crossbencher to side with the coalition in the event of a hung Parliament, but according to Turnbull, it might not be necessary to secure his support.

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  • SC restores Cong govt in Arunachal, rules governor's order unconstitutional
SC restores Cong govt in Arunachal, rules governor's order unconstitutional

A constitution bench unanimously quashed Arunachal Pradesh governor J P Rajkhowa's decision to advance the Assembly session from 14 January 2016 to 16 December 2015, a move which triggered political unrest in the sensitive border state and culminated in the declaration of President's rule on 26 January.

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  • Theresa May becomes Britain's new leader as Cameron exits
Theresa May becomes Britain's new leader as Cameron exits

In a surprise announcement Johnson, who had been seemingly cast into the political wilderness after the June 23 referendum, was handed a task that will inevitably be dominated by handling Britain's departure from the European Union following last month's vote to leave.

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  • China warns USA on sovereignty ahead of South China Sea ruling
China warns USA on sovereignty ahead of South China Sea ruling

The Taiwan military has prepared contingency measures ahead of an upcoming ruling by an worldwide court on a dispute between the Philippines and China over the South China Sea , Defense Minister Feng Shih-kuan (馮世寬) said on Thursday. Gary Ross said, "the United Sates will abide by established worldwide standards as highlighted in our confidenc...

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  • US boosts aid to Syria war-affected by $439 million
US boosts aid to Syria war-affected by $439 million

Assad also said he is not concerned that Mr Putin and Mr Kerry will make a deal in Moscow that would force him from power. The terrorist group is outlawed in many countries around the world, including the United States and Russian Federation.

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  • Lynch: Building trust between police, communities important
Lynch: Building trust between police, communities important

The FBI had said earlier this week that now that its investigation into Clinton's emails has been completed, the FBI would return all material gathered during the probe to the State Department. Lynch testified before Congress amid a roiling national debate over police violence and as House Republicans seek a Justice Department perjury investigatio...

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  • Seeking peace in Syria, US offering new deal with Russia
Seeking peace in Syria, US offering new deal with Russia

Syria is in the grip of the worst humanitarian crisis in history, said Kerry. -Russian relations have worsened with tit-for-tat diplomatic expulsions, aggressive Russian maneuvers toward USA aircraft and vessels, and a disregard for a cessation of hostilities in Syria, where Russia has bombed US -backed rebels.

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  • Ministers sacked as May continues reshuffle
Ministers sacked as May continues reshuffle

She was one of the first of her intake to get a government job as a junior childcare minister. Other sackings included Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, booed by teachers at their conference, and Culture Secretary John Whittingdale, who faced down lurid stories about his relationship with a dominatrix.

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  • Trump VP pick Friday? Maybe - or maybe not
Trump VP pick Friday? Maybe - or maybe not

Chris Christie himself is regarded as too much like trump. And in between lies former Newt Gingrich , the scrappy former House speaker esteemed for his political acumen and beloved for his off-the-cuff style. Trump has held tryouts of sorts for each of his potential picks, and the process he seems to be using has drawn more than one comparison t...

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  • A year later, Iran nuclear deal is holding but fragile
A year later, Iran nuclear deal is holding but fragile

Those also included reducing its stockpile of enriched uranium from 12,000 kilograms to 300 kilograms, filling the core of its Arak heavy-water reactor with cement, removing nuclear material from its Fordow facility and dismantling two-thirds of its 19,000 centrifuges from Natanz.

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  • Philadelphia Airport Workers Vote to Strike During Democratic Convention
Philadelphia Airport Workers Vote to Strike During Democratic Convention

The DNC has backed a Bernie Sanders proposal for $15 an hour - but with a catch. Airport security workers, baggage handlers, wheelchair agents and cabin cleaners voted throughout the day to hold the "largest airport strike in recent history", said Julie Blust, a regional communications manager for Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ....

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  • Zimbabwe pastor released; court says police violated rights
Zimbabwe pastor released; court says police violated rights

Zimbabwean police will be out "in full force" to deal with a planned national strike Wednesday, Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo said, hours after a Baptist preacher who leads a protest movement was arrested. The economy is wracked by multiple crises: a cash shortage, a huge current account deficit, unpayable debt and the worst drought in o...

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  • Chicago Protesters March for Sterling, Castile
Chicago Protesters March for Sterling, Castile

Anthony police officer who shot Castile. The two officers stopped Castile on July 6 for a broken tail-light while he was driving with his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and her young daughter. Thousands of people took to the streets in United States cities on Friday to denounce the fatal police shootings of the two black men, marching the day afte...

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  • Istanbul bombers were from CIS countries: Turkey
Istanbul bombers were from CIS countries: Turkey

The Istanbul Governor's office said Thursday that 13 suspects had been arrested in connection with the attack - four of them foreigners. At least 41 people were killed and more than 200 others injured in explosions that hit Ataturk Airport on Tuesday.

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  • China protest over Aust comment on ruling
China protest over Aust comment on ruling

The Philippines has said China should respect an worldwide tribunal's rejection of its claims in the South China Sea. India's reaction came after the tribunal ruled that China has no legal basis to its claims of " historic rights " to islands in South China Sea, through which United States dollars 3 trillion passes in trade annually.

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  • Theresa May Gets Set for UK Leadership, With Brexit Top of Agenda
Theresa May Gets Set for UK Leadership, With Brexit Top of Agenda

Bringing Mr Johnson into the heart of Government into one of the four Great Offices of State will be seen by some as a shrewd move by Mrs May to keep the pro-Brexit members of her party on-side as she negotiates the country's departure from the EU.

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