• At least 20 killed in Kashmir clashes after militant's death
At least 20 killed in Kashmir clashes after militant's death

Educational institutions in the Valley were closed on account of the ongoing summer vacations, while the Central University of Kashmir (CUK), Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) and Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) have postponed the examinations due to the prevailing situation.

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  • New challenge to Corbyn as Owen Smith launches UK Labour leadership bid
New challenge to Corbyn as Owen Smith launches UK Labour leadership bid

Rose Alexis said, "I'm here to support Black Lives Matter, Corbyn and to provide solidarity with refugees". Corbyn's shadow cabinet endured a wave of resignations last month, with many MPs demanding that he step down. It is understood a series of meetings in Hull have already taken place about a strategy to deselect some or all local Labour M...

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  • Turkish military helicopter lands in Greece, 8 request asylum
Turkish military helicopter lands in Greece, 8 request asylum

The Greek authorities replied that they will return the helicopter but will apply general procedure to the detained passengers who intend to ask for asylum in the country. On Saturday morning, the government appeared to regain control, with troops surrendering as civilians took to the streets in support of the government.

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  • UK's Cameron hums merry tune after announcing PM handover moves
UK's Cameron hums merry tune after announcing PM handover moves

Even the usually earnest Corbyn came with his own pre- prepared gags to the box-office weekly "Prime Minister's Questions" session. He had already announced he would not seek a third term and would stand down before the next national election, due in 2020.

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  • Netanyahu hopes Egyptian visit will revive Palestinian peace talks
Netanyahu hopes Egyptian visit will revive Palestinian peace talks

An "examination" has been ordered into the conduct of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced on Sunday, curiously without saying what exactly the premier was being investigated for. Israel strongly opposes that initiative, which is being promoted by France. In May, Mr Sisi urged both sides to se...

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  • Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith vows to push for second European Union referendum
Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith vows to push for second European Union referendum

In particular, supporters of Smith think that he is better placed than Angela Eagle to win a leadership contest because he was not in parliament for the Iraq war and has pitched himself on the soft left of the party. Smith said he had made a decision to stand after seeing a "dramatic collapse of faith and confidence in Jeremy" over the last coupl...

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  • Turkey regains control after deadly anti-Erdogan coup bid
Turkey regains control after deadly anti-Erdogan coup bid

Erdogan flew into Ataturk airport early Saturday and was greeted by large crowds. On Friday, top USA military leaders were "closely monitoring" developments in Turkey and are concerned over the reports of a military coup seeking to oust President Recep Erdogan , according to a defense official who asked not to be named because he was ...

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  • Labour Leadership Hopeful Owen Smith Promises New Brexit Vote If Elected
Labour Leadership Hopeful Owen Smith Promises New Brexit Vote If Elected

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson said: "This legal challenge is very unhelpful and destabilising to the Labour Party ". Jeremy Corbyn has been dealt a blow in the Labour leadership contest after one of his most loyal MPs called on party members to back rival candidate Owen Smith.

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  • Frustration for Pokemon Go gamers as servers crash
Frustration for Pokemon Go gamers as servers crash

Pokemon Go servers crashed earlier today and millions of players around the world were left fuming as they were unable to get out and capture pokemon in the sunshine. Am I supposed to just walk around a sunny park for no reason? Australia, New Zealand and the United States were among the first countries to officially gain access to the mobile gam...

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  • IS claims Nice massacre as France mulls security failings
IS claims Nice massacre as France mulls security failings

The truck zig-zagged along the seafront Promenade des Anglais for two kilometres as a fireworks display marking the French national day ended. A reproduction of the residence permit of Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, the man who rammed his truck into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice.

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  • ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack, 5 arrested
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack, 5 arrested

The driver was identified as Mohamed Bouhlel, a Tunisian deliveryman known to authorities as a petty criminal. The five detainees include Lahouaiej Bouhlel's wife, who was detained. Bouhlel, who was in the middle of a divorce, was shot by police after driving more than a mile on Nice's coastal promenade, where he wounded more than 200 as he also sh...

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  • Military jets fly escort amid bomb alert on El Al flight
Military jets fly escort amid bomb alert on El Al flight

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. There was a bomb alert on an Israeli passenger airplane that flew over Switzerland en route from NY to Tel Aviv today, according to Skyguide , the company that monitors Swiss airspace.

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  • Fierce fighting for key Aleppo road despite Syria truce
Fierce fighting for key Aleppo road despite Syria truce

The Syrian army is now only 500 meters from a key supply route for rebels in the northern province of Aleppo , pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV reported on Thursday. It wasn't clear whether it was Syrian or Russian warplanes that carried out the airstrikes on Darkoush. Moscow has sent air forces to Syria for months to support Assad's regime and quell r...

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  • 'Incredulous' Says World As Boris Johnson Gets Dilplomacy
'Incredulous' Says World As Boris Johnson Gets Dilplomacy

The world has enough problems for us to progress in our foreign policy cooperation with Great Britain as we have always done", she said. The UK's second female prime minister promised to give people who were "just managing" and "working around the clock" more control over their lives.

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  • Pence Walks Back Previous Opposition to Trump's Muslim Ban
Pence Walks Back Previous Opposition to Trump's Muslim Ban

USA presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump announced on Friday he had chosen Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate. Mr Trump's choice of Mr Pence was aimed in part at easing some Republicans' concerns about his temperament and lack of political experience.

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  • Mourners file past coffin of Louisiana police shooting victim
Mourners file past coffin of Louisiana police shooting victim

Jesse Jackson. A stream of mourners is paying their respects to Alton Sterling , a 37-year-old man who was fatally shot by Baton Rouge police on July 5. Sterling's death heightened tensions in Baton Rouge , where about 200 protesters were arrested over the weekend, but the city remained calm Friday night.

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  • Obama calls Putin to discuss Syria, IS, Ukraine
Obama calls Putin to discuss Syria, IS, Ukraine

Kerry spoke during a visit to Tblisi, Georgia. Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin , confirmed their commitment to defeating Islamic State and the Nusrah Front, al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, the White House said in a readout of the call. Putin also called on Obama to help aid the separation of moderate opposition groups from "terrorist groups like ...

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  • Bastille Day attack: Nice attacker had road rage convictions
Bastille Day attack: Nice attacker had road rage convictions

MSNBC's "pinned" tweet , a message that supersedes all others, mentioned the attack on Friday but did not reference terrorism. Paris Prosecutor François Molins said 202 people were injured in the attack and 52 were in critical condition.

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  • Islamic State group claims Nice attacker as a 'soldier'
Islamic State group claims Nice attacker as a 'soldier'

In interviews on Friday and Saturday, old neighbors and longtime acquaintances of Bouhlel-who was killed by police on Thursday night-paint a picture of a volatile loose cannon with a history of violence, who ignored basic Muslim rules and never attended a mosque.

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  • Uncertainty In Turkey After Military Faction Coup Attempt
Uncertainty In Turkey After Military Faction Coup Attempt

But by the time their print editions came out, Turkey's government had largely succeeded in quashing the coup after a night of clashes that left dozens dead. "And the United States will accept that and look at it and make judgments about it appropriately". He touched down in Turkey's biggest city 20 minutes later and emerged from the jet to del...

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