• EgyptAir cancels flights to Istanbul following coup attempt
EgyptAir cancels flights to Istanbul following coup attempt

Neighboring Greece arrested eight men aboard a Turkish military helicopter which landed in the northern city of Alexandroupolis on Saturday, the country's police ministry said, adding that they had requested political asylum. About 50 soldiers involved in the coup surrendered on one of the bridges across the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul after daw...

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  • USA calls for joint efforts with Russian Federation
USA calls for joint efforts with Russian Federation

A USA -led coalition is carrying out air strikes against the extremists in Syria and Iraq and recent months have seen IS lose significant territory. The White House and Pentagon have resisted a greater US role. The White House hedged on speculation of the proposal Thursday, and it remains unclear whether Putin will accept the agreement.

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  • Madhya Pradesh Cabinet announces country's first happiness department
Madhya Pradesh Cabinet announces country's first happiness department

The Cabinet initially allocated a sum of Rs 3.80 crore for setting up Anand Vibhag that will carry out regular research and experiments. An Institute of Joy will also be created under the department, official sources said. "The new Happiness Department will map and define parameters of happiness and efficiency". Finally, Shivraj Singh Chouhan t...

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  • South Sudan: Juba clashes claim at least 272 lives
South Sudan: Juba clashes claim at least 272 lives

It is unclear what instigated the violence or which actors were involved, but the fighting has heightened fears that the peace settlement signed in August a year ago will start to unravel. South Sudan became independent from Sudan in 2011 but its short history has been marred by years of civil war. "We are seeing increased malnutrition rates in...

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  • China warns Australia to stay out of South China Sea ruling debate
China warns Australia to stay out of South China Sea ruling debate

China claims most of the South China Sea , through which more than $5 trillion of trade moves annually. China's island development in the South China Sea has inflamed regional tensions, including with nations that have competing claims to the land formations.

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  • Death toll in Turkey military coup attempt rises to 90
Death toll in Turkey military coup attempt rises to 90

President Erdogan was in the south-west holiday resort of Marmaris at the time, but flew on to Istanbul . Before returning to Istanbul , Erdogan appeared in a video call to the studio of the Turkish sister channel of CNN , where an announcer held up a mobile phone to the camera to show him.

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  • Boris Johnson named British foreign secretary
Boris Johnson named British foreign secretary

Davis, whose formal title is secretary of state for exiting the European Union, will be responsible for negotiating Britain's withdrawal from the bloc with European leaders. "Together we will build a better Britain ", she said . "As I once said, I was the future, once", he said. May has given him the chance to live up to his potential - or to...

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  • Afghanistan Has No Plans to Renew Peace Talks on Taliban Insurgency
Afghanistan Has No Plans to Renew Peace Talks on Taliban Insurgency

Carter also said progress by the Afghan government in the fight against corruption is "central" to continued worldwide support for Afghanistan . At a joint press conference with Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani in Kabul the Carter said both the USA and its allies meant to remain fully committed to the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan.

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  • May builds new-look Brexit cabinet to steer European Union divorce
May builds new-look Brexit cabinet to steer European Union divorce

Just hours after entering Number 10 Downing Street, Mrs May made a raft of changes to her Cabinet, with a number of sackings and promotions made. Her new role as secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs represents a promotion from her previous job as junior energy minister, but lands her the hard task of delivering on funding pr...

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  • Turkish president declares coup attempt over after heavy clashes
Turkish president declares coup attempt over after heavy clashes

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he phoned the Turkish foreign minister and emphasized "absolute support for Turkey's democratically elected, civilian government and democratic institutions". Still, the government pressed ahead Saturday with a purge of judicial officials, with 2,745 judges being dismissed across Turkey for alleged ties to Gu...

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  • United States to deploy another 560 troops to help retake Mosul
United States to deploy another 560 troops to help retake Mosul

In a US -backed offensive, the Iraqi army has recaptured the cities of Ramadi and Falluja from Islamic State in recent months. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hailed the success and said residents should "get ready for the liberation". Carter said numerous new troops will work from an air base near Qayyarah, which was recaptured Saturday by Iraqi fo...

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  • Modi's African Safari: India, Kenya to Deepen Defense Cooperation
Modi's African Safari: India, Kenya to Deepen Defense Cooperation

Modi's trip is meant to raise India's profile in energy, trade and investment in Africa, where China's presence has been strong. Expand our investment ties further. We should jointly explore the opportunities. Also, I remember their bravery. The Prime Minister will also meet people of Indian origin. He said the world was facing two critical iss...

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  • Windows 10 won't hit 1 billion devices by mid — Microsoft
Windows 10 won't hit 1 billion devices by mid — Microsoft

And Tesla's arrogance needs to be reigned in as well. "Not giving customers a way to say no is in fact deceitful and an inappropriate business practice". "I searched (for) them online and was lucky to find them", Wiesenthal said in an email. A spokesperson for the company told MailOnline: 'The company dropped its appeal to avoid the expens...

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  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joins thousands marching in Toronto's Pride parade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joins thousands marching in Toronto's Pride parade

Janaya Khan, spokesperson for Black Lives Matter , said that a police presence at Toronto Pride can make members of both the black and trans communities feel unsafe, which was why the ban was demanded . Last month, a University of Missouri graduate and BLM activist interrupted an Orlando prayer vigil, and accused the mostly white crowd of havi...

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  • Greece to examine Turkish soldiers' asylum requests
Greece to examine Turkish soldiers' asylum requests

A spokeswoman for Greece , Olga Gerovasili, today said that they are in contact with Turkish authorities and will arrange "the return of the military helicopter as soon as possible". A Turkish military helicopter lands in Alexandroupolis and 7 personnel seek asylum. About 20 of the people who planned the overnight coup in Turkey are de...

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  • All around the world, authorities are worrying about Pokemon Go
All around the world, authorities are worrying about Pokemon Go

However, developer Niantic plans to expand the rollout of Pokemon Go to 200 countries and regions, and it will all happen "relatively soon". Players who were dealt bans for using Global Positioning System spoofing hacks could no longer catch Pokemon , collect PokeStops, or battle/claim a gym , Polygon reports .

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  • Many Indians decline airlift from South Sudan
Many Indians decline airlift from South Sudan

Azikiwe: Well, there are already 12,000 United Nations Mission to South Sudan troops inside the country. "The never-ending cycle of violence, of debastating violence, of South Sudan must come to an end now". "WFP strongly condemns the theft of food intended for the poorest and most vulnerable people of South Sudan ", said WFP Deputy Regional ...

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  • French President François Hollande To Chair Crisis Talks With Inner Security Cabinet
French President François Hollande To Chair Crisis Talks With Inner Security Cabinet

In a speech outlining how France would move forward in the wake of the attacks, President Francois Hollande expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and said that France must remain strong "because we have to set an example of cohesion and unity for the world".

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  • Islamic State claims Nice truck attack
Islamic State claims Nice truck attack

ISIS has officially claimed responsibility for the massacre in Nice, describing Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel as a "soldier" of the group. Presidential contender and former prime minister Alain Juppe said Friday that the latest carnage could have been prevented if "all measures" had been taken.

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  • Brexit leader Boris Johnson appointed United Kingdom foreign minister
Brexit leader Boris Johnson appointed United Kingdom foreign minister

Mrs May has already made telephone calls to key global partners, including President Hollande, and the Elysée says the French president told her he hopes negotiations for the UKs EU exit will now “begin as fast as possible”. In her first words to the nation on Wednesday, she promised to champion social justice and to help ordinary Britons in thei...

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