• Truck Barrels Through Bastille Day Crowd In Terrorist Attack In Nice
Truck Barrels Through Bastille Day Crowd In Terrorist Attack In Nice

When the truck came to a stop, police surrounded the vehicle and fatally shot Bouhlel. The driver's estranged wife is also being held by police. A hero on a motorcycle rode alongside the out-of-control van and tried to break in before it plowed into a crowd gathered for a firework show Thursday night, one witness said, but he fell under the truck...

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  • Turkey Halts US-Led Strikes on ISIS From Air Base
Turkey Halts US-Led Strikes on ISIS From Air Base

The coup forces used tanks and attack helicopters, some strafing the headquarters of Turkish intelligence and parliament in Ankara , others seizing a major bridge in Istanbul . NTV reported six dead had been brought to that hospital. Sources who requested anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to press said the pro-coup soldiers at the site ...

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  • U.S. honours Edhi as world's great humanitarian
U.S. honours Edhi as world's great humanitarian

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called him "a great servant of humanity ", and said he would receive a posthumous presidential medal and a state funeral. He built up his charity exclusively through donations, focusing on addicts, battered women, orphans and the disabled. Adorned with the green-and-white national flag, a carriage carryin...

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  • Alton Sterling's son: 'Everyone needs to protest the right way, with peace'
Alton Sterling's son: 'Everyone needs to protest the right way, with peace'

Protesters flooded the streets of Baton Rouge after Alton Sterling's death. "But what I want, what I ask if you truly love my father, I truly just want everyone to protest the right way - protesting in peace". The other arrested suspects are Malik Bridgewater, 20, and a 13-old boy whose name has not been released. In a report issued in June 20...

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  • Serbia to send army, police on borders because of migrants
Serbia to send army, police on borders because of migrants

The move created a bottleneck, with migrants creating makeshift camps near the transit zones between the two countries. "I went to Hungary three times. The UNHCR has again written to the Hungarian Interior Ministry to remind officials of their obligations and to urge them to investigate reports of abuse.

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  • Elizabeth Warren Lands 'Marquee' Speaking Slot at Democratic National Convention
Elizabeth Warren Lands 'Marquee' Speaking Slot at Democratic National Convention

Also attending the meetings were Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, who is heading the VP vetting process, and top aide Huma Abedin, the network reported. Elizabeth Warren has been invited to be the marquee speaker the first night of the Democratic convention, according to two people familiar with the scheduling.

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  • France hopes Turkish democracy will survive coup test - foreign minister
France hopes Turkish democracy will survive coup test - foreign minister

This did not appear to include 104 rebel soldiers killed overnight, in a toll given by the military. Before returning to Istanbul, Erdogan appeared in a FaceTime video call to the studio of CNN Turk, where an announcer held up a mobile phone to the camera to show him.

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  • Turkey coup: Martial law imposed amid coup in Turkey
Turkey coup: Martial law imposed amid coup in Turkey

The coup attempt began late Friday, with a statement from the military saying it had seized control "to reinstall the constitutional order, democracy, human rights and freedoms, to ensure that the rule of law once again reigns in the country, for law and order to be reinstated".

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  • How a Tunisian Immigrant Staged the Simple, Deadly Attack in Nice
How a Tunisian Immigrant Staged the Simple, Deadly Attack in Nice

His remarks come shortly after Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, 31, injured 202 people, 52 of whom are in critical condition and 84 died outright, when he crashed a lorry onto a promenade on the Nice waterfront. He was given two months of parole, which he fulfilled. A bicycle was found in the truck by police. He was divorced and has three children ....

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  • French police arrest three in raid after truck attack in Nice
French police arrest three in raid after truck attack in Nice

The other four are men. The website includes a list of government efforts, a directory of organizations and resources for victims and information about terrorist attacks. A vigil will also be held at Nathan Phillips Square, beginning at 6 p.m. A neighbour gave her impressions of Lahouaiej-Bouhlel to the BBC , telling the broadcaster that he woul...

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  • India offers to increase investments in Kenya
India offers to increase investments in Kenya

PM Modi said that among the rising African economies, Kenya has been one of the strongest performers. Modi said India is ready to assist South Africa in the areas of technology as well as skills development. At the time, he said the Cabinet's decision to allow citizens of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and SA) countries to get multiple-entry...

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  • Faced with likely Donald Trump coronation, some GOP delegates quit
Faced with likely Donald Trump coronation, some GOP delegates quit

The new language sounds remarkably like Trump, though it stays away from some of his more inflammatory positions including renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement. But the draft platform doesn't really change its stance on abortion. The party will formally vote next week to ratify the platform. Singer's group, the American Uni...

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  • Four people in custody after Nice attack: judicial source
Four people in custody after Nice attack: judicial source

French President Francois Hollande is to chair crisis talks with his inner security cabinet following Thursday's attack in Nice that killed 84 people. Nice , France's fifth-largest city and the capital of the Cote d'Azur region, was put on lockdown by security forces in case further attacks might be planned.

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  • United Nations Chief Calls For 'Maximum Restraint' To Curb Kashmir Violence
United Nations Chief Calls For 'Maximum Restraint' To Curb Kashmir Violence

Many resent the deployment of hundreds of thousands of Indian troops, and openly voice support for rebels fighting to demand independence or a merger with neighboring Pakistan . "The convoy of the yatris is protected by the security forces who are escorting the pilgrims to the valley", a police official told IANS. Image copyright AFP Image capti...

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  • Johnson says Britain can have greater Europe role post-Brexit
Johnson says Britain can have greater Europe role post-Brexit

He added: "I hope he understands his job in such a way that Britain will maintain a sensible relationship with the European Union and also with Germany". Much of the civilised world loved it when Johnson took aim at Trump for suggesting that Muslim-dominated regions of London were out of bounds for police.

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  • Donald Trump's VP offer rejected by Sen. Joni Ernst
Donald Trump's VP offer rejected by Sen. Joni Ernst

Bob Corker , R-Tenn., announced Wednesday he was no longer in the running to be presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's vice president. Corker, 63, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, has been a rare senator willing to praise Trump on occasion, though he has also criticized the candidate's proposed ban on Muslim immigration.

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  • Troops target spy agency during coup attempt in Turkey
Troops target spy agency during coup attempt in Turkey

A part of the Turkish army attempted to stage a coup that was eventually thwarted. Gulen, who lives in self-imposed exile in the United States, once supported Erdogan but became a nemesis. He called on Turkish citizens to fill town and city squares with flags on Saturday evening and said parliament would meet at 1200 GMT to discuss the attempt.

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  • Beijing Rebuffs Australia Over Comments on the South China Sea
Beijing Rebuffs Australia Over Comments on the South China Sea

China has said it has widespread support for its rejection of the case but many countries have stuck to cautious comments about resolving disputes peacefully and following global laws. Beijing-'We can not lose one centimeter of inheritance left by the ancestors, ' nation's top diplomat says. "I support the ruling", said Huynh Hoang, a resident of...

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  • Labour leadership: Owen Smith launching challenge
Labour leadership: Owen Smith launching challenge

The shadow chancellor insisted he was not referring to leadership challenger Angela Eagle as "f****** useless", and the comment was a joke which his late mother would "wash his mouth out with soap" for if she was still alive. His opponents in the party, who want him gone as leader, had argued that under party rules he needed to be nominated by ...

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  • Boris Johnson BOOED at French Embassy after singing national anthem
Boris Johnson BOOED at French Embassy after singing national anthem

Shadow leader of the Commons Paul Flynn questioned whether the man who described Barack Obama as "part-Kenyan" and Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a "wankerer" and had to apologise to the people of Papua New Guinea for associating them with cannibalism possessed the "qualities of diplomacy and truthfulness" required in the role of Br...

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