• Obama to Convene Meeting With Advisers on Turkish Coup Attempt
Obama to Convene Meeting With Advisers on Turkish Coup Attempt

State broadcaster TRT was also taken off air by coup backers. Erdogan was on a seaside vacation when tanks rolled into the streets of Ankara and Istanbul , blocking key bridges. The cleric has lived in self-imposed exile in the United States for years. "The government should be won through a process of free and fair elections, not force".

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  • Juba's Salva Kiir says no to more foreign troops
Juba's Salva Kiir says no to more foreign troops

Under heavy worldwide pressure, Kiir and Machar signed a peace agreement in Addis Ababa last August. He said the decision was to avoid further violence with forces loyal to President Salva Kiir after the declaration of ceasefire on Monday evening.

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  • British PM May gets down to work under Brexit pressure
British PM May gets down to work under Brexit pressure

Veteran right-wingers David Davis and Liam Fox - both ardent campaigners for Brexit - have been named, respectively, as Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union and head of a new global trade department, key positions in the arduous negotiations ahead.

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  • Britain's Johnson to meet EU foreign policy chief on Sunday
Britain's Johnson to meet EU foreign policy chief on Sunday

He said in the current climate he needed a "clear, credible and reliable" partner. New Prime Minister Theresa May showed a ruthless streak yesterday in building a cabinet to lead Britain's exit from the European Union , while her finance minister said he would do whatever was necessary to restore confidence in the economy.

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  • Boris Johnson made foreign secretary by Theresa May
Boris Johnson made foreign secretary by Theresa May

Davis, a senior Conservative lawmaker who was beaten by former prime minister David Cameron in the party's 2005 leadership election contest, was appointed to the newly-created role of Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union . Gove's fate had been the source of enormous speculation, especially in light of his tense relationship with May...

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  • Australian Lawmaker Says Conservatives Won Election, But Vote Count Continues
Australian Lawmaker Says Conservatives Won Election, But Vote Count Continues

ABC polling guru Antony Green said on Friday he was certian the Malcolm Turnbull would form a government. The final result of Saturday's election may be decided early next week by just a few hundred votes in each of the five sets up for grabs.

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  • Indians return from South Sudan, 71 land in Delhi
Indians return from South Sudan, 71 land in Delhi

Of them, 156 have been flown back to India in the first flight. Operation Sankat Mochan was the first big evacuation effort in a year after Operation Rahat evacuated hundreds of citizens of India and other countries in July 2015. Swaraj's pleas to come back home. An intelligence officer said some Ugandan troops might remain in Juba. Other cou...

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  • Chilcot Report scathing of pretext used to justify invasion of Iraq
Chilcot Report scathing of pretext used to justify invasion of Iraq

In a press conference shortly after Chilcot had finished speaking, some of the families of British soldiers killed during the conflict said they would examine the report's findings and were considering taking legal action. I don't believe, based on the information available to me, that it was the wrong decision. His voice cracking with emotion, B...

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  • On Rare Israel Visit, Egyptian Foreign Minister Calls for Two-State Solution
On Rare Israel Visit, Egyptian Foreign Minister Calls for Two-State Solution

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on July 10. The Palestinians say Israeli settlement expansion denies them a viable state they seek in the occupied West Bank, the Gaza Strip and a capital in Arab East Jerusalem .

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  • Pakistani celeb strangled by brother in honour killing
Pakistani celeb strangled by brother in honour killing

Baloch had struggled to reconcile her family's values with her social media stunts, including a selfie with a famous Muslim cleric that led to widespread condemnation from powerful religious figures. The suspension came a few days after Baloch had uploaded the selfies with Qavi. A Pakistani social media celebrity whose online antics polarised the...

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  • Portugal triumph over France in final
Portugal triumph over France in final

Whether it's who the next England boss will be or whether Paul Pogba (or any footballer, for that matter) is really worth £100m - they never let you down. The 47-year-old Deschamps, who took over from Laurent Blanc as France coach in 2012, has been given credit for turning France into a strong and cohesive unit.

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  • India Kashmir dispute: Newspapers raided by police
India Kashmir dispute: Newspapers raided by police

Many parts of Indian-administered Kashmir on Friday saw clashes as mobs defied curfew to indulge in stone-pelting, along with which a police station was attacked with grenade and firing, leaving 15 people, including eight security personnel, injured in the incidents.

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  • New UK leader May wields cabinet axe to prepare for Brexit
New UK leader May wields cabinet axe to prepare for 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". "The appointment of the new foreign secretary must be the most remarkable since the Emperor Caligula appointed his horse as a senator". "It's too early for most people to experience any direct e...

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  • ISIS says one of its 'soldiers' carried out attack in Nice
ISIS says one of its 'soldiers' carried out attack in Nice

Only one neighbour said she had any concerns about him, describing him as "a good-looking man who kept giving my two daughters the eye". In March, he was given a six-month suspended sentence by a Nice court for a road-rage incident in which he attacked another driver with a wooden pallet.

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  • Turkey orders 2745 judges and prosecutors to be detained after coup
Turkey orders 2745 judges and prosecutors to be detained after coup

More than 160 people, including many civilians, were killed in the coup attempt. CNN Turk later tweeted a photo of soldiers being arrested by police. Image copyright AP Image caption Smoke was seen billowing from the presidential palace in Ankara What is happening now? US Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States will help Turkey i...

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  • Zika can be sexually transmitted from women to men
Zika can be sexually transmitted from women to men

Infection with the Zika virus is known to be most harmful in pregnant women. The vast majority of Zika infections have occurred in Latin America, with Brazil the hot zone with an estimated 7,000 cases of microcephaly. In the NY case, for example, several factors lined up to allow the disease to spread. One study in women found the virus...

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  • Britain needs a Brexit do-over, Labour leadership contender Owen Smith says
Britain needs a Brexit do-over, Labour leadership contender Owen Smith says

More than half (57%) rejected calls for a second referendum - an idea backed by Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith - while 29% said they were in favour. Morning Star Online said Corbyn received a rapturous welcome from a crowd of more than 150,000 at the event, demanding he stays on as party leader.

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  • Pokemon Go: How does weather affect which characters you can collect?
Pokemon Go: How does weather affect which characters you can collect?

And within around half an hour, almost half a million people have already downloaded the game on Android phones. And it's exactly this thing that's determining Nintendo to go after websites hosting the APK and making Pokemon Go available for users living in countries where the game can not be downloaded from the store.

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  • Controversial Pakistani model killed 'for honor'
Controversial Pakistani model killed 'for honor'

Three weeks ago, Baloch had a written request to the interior minister, the director general of the Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) and the senior superintendent of Islamabad requesting them to provide her security and also requested action against those who made her identification documents public via social media.

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  • Turkey removes more than 2700 judges following coup attempt
Turkey removes more than 2700 judges following coup attempt

Binali Yildirim said the situation was largely under control and 130 people had so far been arrested, the BBC reported. According to Yildirim, some 1,400 were wounded in the coup attempt and more than 2,800 members of the armed forces have been detained.

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