• United Kingdom to play greater role in Europe: Johnson
United Kingdom to play greater role in Europe: Johnson

Johnson campaigned successfully for Britons to vote to leave the European Union last month. Johnson has an uphill struggle ahead of him, Ayrault said , adding that "now he is the one to have his back against the wall, to defend his country and to clarify his relationship with Europe".

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  • Guam's Bordallo issues statement on South China Sea International Tribunal decision
Guam's Bordallo issues statement on South China Sea International Tribunal decision

Chinese official media and think-tanks are anxious over this possible "domino effect" with surge in claims by other countries to press for their share of the South China Sea . China's Ministry of Defence stated earlier that the ruling would not affect China's sovereignty and interests in the South China Sea. The Philippines had lodged the suit...

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  • US, Russia agree on 'steps' in Syria; won't say what
US, Russia agree on 'steps' in Syria; won't say what

US Secretary of State John Kerry met with President Vladimir Putin on Thursday in Moscow to present a new proposal on joint military operations in Syria. Proposals to deepen military cooperation with Russian Federation in Syria have sparked a rift at the highest levels of the Obama administration, with the Pentagon openly challenging the idea tha...

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  • Would ask Congress for declaration of war on ISIS
Would ask Congress for declaration of war on ISIS

Republican Donald Trump declared "this is war" and Democrat Hillary Clinton vowed "we will not be intimidated". However, she stood firm in her belief that the USA should not engage in a ground war with the Islamic State, instead saying people "should look at the progress we are making against ISIS", using a popular acronym for the terror group....

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  • Employees give CEO a new car after he shared the wealth
Employees give CEO a new car after he shared the wealth

It shows employees checking out the bright blue Model S auto before it was given to Price. A new Tesla to be specific, bought for him by Gravity employees. Employees at Gravity Payments saved up for months and on Thursday presented their CEO, Dan Price, with his dream vehicle, a Tesla, according to photos he shared on his public Facebook page .

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  • New Trump-Pence logo gives some people the giggles
New Trump-Pence logo gives some people the giggles

His new running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, retreated from politics for a decade after revelations that he had dipped into campaign funds to pay for his mortgage, golf greens fees and his wife's vehicle payments. The point is that there's always an item like this in the air, whether it's Trump's lengthy feud with a federal judge over his "Mexica...

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  • Turkey's beleaguered president addresses country on FaceTime
Turkey's beleaguered president addresses country on FaceTime

Tanks patrolled the entrance to Istanbul's Ataturk airport. At least one army tank and one other military vehicle were at the square. Dogan said the soldiers had entered the tower and stopped all flights. The report came as the Turkish army declared it had taken control of the country late Friday. The statement goes on to say the military i...

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  • Theresa May appointed as UK PM by Queen Elizabeth
Theresa May appointed as UK PM by Queen Elizabeth

Asked late on Wednesday whom he would apologise to first, Johnson said "the United States of America will be at the front of the queue". In France, Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault Thursday branded his British counterpart a liar. Hollande pressed for exit negotiations to begin "as soon as possible", his office said. But completely different...

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  • Theresa May makes drastic changes to Cabinet team
Theresa May makes drastic changes to Cabinet team

Former energy minister Andrea Leadsom , who pulled out of the race to become prime minister handing the premiership to May, was appointed environment, food and rural affairs secretary. Johnson won a £1,000 prize in May for penning a poem about Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in which he referred to the Turkish prime minister as a "wankerer", rhyming with th...

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  • Obama: All parties in Turkey should support Erdogan gov't
Obama: All parties in Turkey should support Erdogan gov't

Turkey was also at the center of a migrant crisis that boiled over last summer when thousands of refugees used it as a springboard for the short crossing to Greece, although measures by the European Union have since stemmed that flood. "They will pay the price, the highest cost at the end", Erdogan vowed. The Pentagon said the coup attempt had so...

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  • Syrian army cuts only road into rebel-held Aleppo
Syrian army cuts only road into rebel-held Aleppo

The city and its suburbs have witnessed intense shelling and fighting over the past few days during which government forces were able to effectively cut the main route into rebel-held neighborhoods. The French government on Friday condemned the latest offensive by Syrian regime forces around the city of Aleppo , warning that the attacks violated U...

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  • How to help the victims in Nice, France
How to help the victims in Nice, France

The attack, in which 84 people were killed and another 200 were injured, was apparently perpetrated by 31-year-old Franco-Tunisian Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel , who was killed by police after opening fire on the crowd. "We have to demonstrate absolute vigilance and show determination that is unfailing". The French leader met with security official...

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  • Kerry: US, Russia to cooperate against al Qaeda in Syria
Kerry: US, Russia to cooperate against al Qaeda in Syria

Kerry " emphasized that absent concrete, near-term steps, diplomatic efforts could not continue indefinitely ", a statement said, and that further talks between representatives of the 2 governements would continue on Friday. It has generated deep unease at the Pentagon and in some quarters of the State Department, where it is seen as too conciliato...

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  • France reels as Bastille Day truck attack kills 84 in Nice
France reels as Bastille Day truck attack kills 84 in Nice

It was the worst terror attack in France since terrorists struck in Paris in November 2015, killing 130 people and injuring over 250 near a stadium. Of those who were interviewed, only one, a neighbor on the ground floor, said she had had any concerns about him - he was "a good-looking man who kept giving my two daughters the eye".

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  • US House votes to bar heavy water purchases from Iran
US House votes to bar heavy water purchases from Iran

Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the Iran nuclear agreement "has lived up to its expectations". What Is the Iran Deal? Boeing was one of the first USA companies to sign a major deal with Iran following the lifting of sanctions in January - reportedly selling 100 jetliners to national carrier Iran Air.

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  • Glad I helped in shaping New Education Policy, says Irani
Glad I helped in shaping New Education Policy, says Irani

The Minister, who was given charge of the HRD Ministry after Tuesday's reshuffle, was speaking at the event Infocom 2016 organised by the Ananda Bazar Patrika Group. and we will cooperate with all the state's", Mr Javadekar said. This marked a shift from the Irani era, when excessive centralisation was said to be the byword.

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  • Tory leadership election: Nigel Farage backs Angela Leadsom as next Prime Minister
Tory leadership election: Nigel Farage backs Angela Leadsom as next Prime Minister

David Cameron's decision to resign as PM was provoked by the UK's vote to leave the European Union. Leadsom, who was considered a rank outsider when the contest began, beat the justice secretary, Michael Gove, in the latest vote of MPs. Mrs May claimed a decisive win in the ballot of Conservative MPs which saw Michael Gove eliminated from the c...

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  • Soldiers seize streets in Turkish coup
Soldiers seize streets in Turkish coup

The president's office would not reveal Erdogan's whereabouts, saying only that he is at a secure location. Meanwhile, President Erdogan is reportedly seeking asylum in Europe, amid the military coup. "The people have shown that they stand in solidarity with democracy and the elected government". Celebratory gunfire erupted in Syria's capital D...

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  • New British prime minister travels to Scotland on first trip
New British prime minister travels to Scotland on first trip

May said Article 50 would not be brought forward until there was a UK-wide approach to managing the exit. Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May, left, meets with First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon at Bute House in Edinburgh , Scotland, Friday July 15, 2016, with Scottish saltire flags behind.

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  • How to get Pokémon Go on your Android smartphone
How to get Pokémon Go on your Android smartphone

Nintendo, whose stocks have climbed more than 80% since the launch of the game, said Pokemon Go will reach other markets, without specifying whether China will be one of them. Hanke added that Pokemon Go should come to Japan soon and that it will eventually launch in South Korea. The Texas man's expertise for blending real-world maps and addict...

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