• Top US envoy Kerry calls new British colleague Johnson
Top US envoy Kerry calls new British colleague Johnson

Earlier this year, Johnson won 1,000 pounds for an offensive poem on Turkish President Erdogan. 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 mon...

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  • Another uprising attempt could be staged at any time: Turkish presidency
Another uprising attempt could be staged at any time: Turkish presidency

A TV announcer read out a statement saying that a "peace committee" had taken over the country against autocratic rule and will write a new constitution restoring democracy, whose institutions have been eroded by autocratic rule, and restore secular law.

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  • CM Nabam Tuki says 'unconstitutional' BJP taught lesson by Judiciary
CM Nabam Tuki says 'unconstitutional' BJP taught lesson by Judiciary

Justice Lokur held that the governor's order of 9 December as "unconstitutional". A day after the apex court quashed "message and direction" issued by Arunachal Pradesh Governor J.P. Reading out the operative portions of the main judgement, Justice Khehar said the order of the governor dated December 9, 2015, advancing the session of Legislative ...

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  • Leave trio given key roles in May cabinet
Leave trio given key roles in May cabinet

Leadsom had made it through to the run-off stage of the race to succeed former prime minister David Cameron thanks to a wave of eurosceptic support following Britain's European Union referendum , but surprisingly pulled out on Monday, effectively handing the job to May.

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  • Australian PM confident of forming government
Australian PM confident of forming government

He is assumed to have his eye on a Cabinet spot or even a return to the prime ministership. He has continued talking to the prime minister about the future of the troubled steel manufacturer Arrium. "We are taking very careful note of the outcome, we respect the judgment of the people", he said. If the government falls short of a majority, Gove...

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  • May signals Brexit delay until 'all United Kingdom agrees'
May signals Brexit delay until 'all United Kingdom agrees'

Alternatively, if Sturgeon was able to secure a commitment from Brussels and other member states that an independent Scotland could remain within the European Union if it left the United Kingdom, she would be within her rights, under the SNP's last Scottish parliament manifesto, to call another independence referendum.

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  • Britain's new PM forms cabinet
Britain's new PM forms cabinet

Following his appointment, Johnson has said that he is humbled by the opportunity to be in the foreign secretary position and that he is excited to be part of, and to contribute to, Britain's rebuilding of the relationship between them and the European Union.

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  • Military take media hostages at Hurriyet, CNN Turk offices
Military take media hostages at Hurriyet, CNN Turk offices

The footage then showed employees gathered on a lower floor, still in heated discussion, while at least one cameraman tried to film from a corner. As part of the coup attempt, armed soldiers overtook the newsroom of CNN Turk in Istanbul, cutting out the live broadcast and trying to force employees out, according to multiple reports.

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  • Labour face court challenge over Corbyn leadership ballot
Labour face court challenge over Corbyn leadership ballot

Mr Blenkinsop said Mr McDonnell should not have been using the language he did to talk about colleagues. In Bolton, North East MP David Crausby and several senior Labour councillors have joined voices calling on Mr Corbyn to resign - although union bosses and many local members disagree.

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  • Turkish President says government is in control after military coup
Turkish President says government is in control after military coup

Erdogan flew back to Istanbul in the early hours of Saturday, saying the hotel he was staying at on Turkey's Aegean coast was bombed after he left. A policeman checks a slodier beaten by the mob after troops involved in the coup surrendered on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul , Turkey July 16, 2016.

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  • Tim Tebow: I'm Not Speaking At Donald Trump's Republican Convention!
Tim Tebow: I'm Not Speaking At Donald Trump's Republican Convention!

This appears unlikely, but despite Thursday night's failure, it's still possible. Their last hope was to rewrite the convention rules to force a contested floor fight. The NeverTrump idea survives, barely, because if supporters can gather enough support, they can force the convention to vote on their proposal. Graham has said he will not vote fo...

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  • Military coup underway in Turkey: PM
Military coup underway in Turkey: PM

The attempted Turkish military coup appeared to crumble on Saturday after crowds answered Erdogan's call to take to the streets to support him and dozens of rebel soldiers abandoned their tanks in the main city of Istanbul . "If you can. You will not have the means to turn this country into a mess from where you are", Erdogan said. Flag carr...

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  • EU Chief Blasts New British Prime Minister's Cabinet Picks
EU Chief Blasts New British Prime Minister's Cabinet Picks

From the introduction of same-sex marriage, to taking people on low wages out of income tax altogether; David Cameron has led a one-nation government, and it is in that spirit that I also plan to lead. He left the chamber to applause from all sides of the House and a standing ovation from his Conservative colleagues. "I am not at all anxious about ...

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  • Egypt's Prime Minister Plans Visit To Israel To Talk Mideast Peace
Egypt's Prime Minister Plans Visit To Israel To Talk Mideast Peace

Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit's decision followed "the receipt of information about matters that relate, inter alia, to the prime minister" and which he has discussed with senior Israeli police and prosecutors, the statement said. However, cooperation between the two governments has strengthened under Sisi, with Egypt facing Islamist insurgen...

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  • AZ: Serial Shooter linked to 7 killings in Phoenix area
AZ: Serial Shooter linked to 7 killings in Phoenix area

Stefanie Ellis, 33, her daughter Maleah, 12, and her friend Angela Linner, 31, were shot while listening to music inside a vehicle parked in a driveway around 3am on June 12 . Whatever the killer is called - the monster of Maryvale, the serial street shooter - police said they won't catch a break until someone speaks up. Police are hunting a mys...

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  • Kerry Congratulates Boris Johnson on Appointment As UK Foreign Secretary
Kerry Congratulates Boris Johnson on Appointment As UK Foreign Secretary

U.S. State Department Spokesman Mark Toner offered a diplomatic response Thursday. In April, Johnson suggested that U.S. President Barack Obama had an "ancestral dislike" of Britain because he is part-Kenyan. Women also made gains under Britain's second female prime minister after Margaret Thatcher. And that seems to be the way that she and...

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  • Kerry Says Syria Talk With Putin 'Productive' But More Progress Needed
Kerry Says Syria Talk With Putin 'Productive' But More Progress Needed

The United States is offering Russian Federation a new military pact against the Islamic State and al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria , according to a leaked US proposal . Ford said that Russian Federation has been unable to get its "obstreperous client" Assad to make any political concessions, allow significant humanitarian assistance into numerous r...

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  • Theresa May promises unity as she become Prime Minister
Theresa May promises unity as she become Prime Minister

Leading eurosceptics such as former London mayor Boris Johnson and David Davis secured top global jobs, as many members of predecessor David Cameron's administration were swept away. The government I lead will be driven not by the interests of a privileged few, but by yours. Mr Cameron defeated Mr Davis in the final round of the previous Conser...

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  • Police arrest three in Nice as Islamic State claims truck attack
Police arrest three in Nice as Islamic State claims truck attack

The Nice attack showed an intention to kill the highest number possible of victims, a methodology very similar to that followed by Al Qaeda during 11 September attacks. Shortly after 10.30pm, he drove onto the Promenade des Anglais that had been closed to traffic for the night. While visiting victims in Nice on Friday, Hollande answered his criti...

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  • Black Lives Matter peaceful march held in Greenville
Black Lives Matter peaceful march held in Greenville

So when a young black man gets killed (prior to the recent police shootings ), it's generally not considered "news", while a middle-aged white woman being killed is treated as news. Mark Anthony Ezeh, 18, a student from Rushey Mead said: "It is important that we demonstrate our solidarity with people of African heritage in USA".

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