• Uganda may redeploy troops in South Sudan for regional force
Uganda may redeploy troops in South Sudan for regional force

Mogae and H.E Alpha Oumar Konare, the African Union (AU) special envoy to South Sudan at the State House. The ceasefire took effect from 6 p.m. on Monday and any member of the Machar-led forces who surrendered must also be protected, Makuei said.

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  • Army group announces takeover of Turkey
Army group announces takeover of Turkey

In a statement, the military said it was "re-establishing constitutional order" and the country would abide by global agreements. " Those behind the attempted coup would pay the highest price ". The coup effort won't be permitted to succeed, Yildirim told NTV television. He said he and his firm "have attempted repeatedly to warn the USA governm...

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  • Kashmir calm but curfew continues
Kashmir calm but curfew continues

So now the security forces are going about in night-time to clear a particular area for smooth movement of vehicles. "We have seen statements from Pakistan on the situation in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir". Sharif also called for a plebiscite in "occupied" Kashmir to let people decide if they wanted to be a part of India or Pakist...

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  • ISIS claims responsibility for Nice truck attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice truck attack

The Islamic State group claimed Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel as a "soldier" on Saturday, but what is known so far about Bouhlel suggests a troubled, angry man with little interest in Islam. The Police however, said he had no known connection to jihadist groups. "Islamic State called for such (individual) attacks to be carried out back in 2014".

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  • Cameron takes his final bow as PM
Cameron takes his final bow as PM

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn - who is facing his own calls to resign - praised Cameron for his legacy on equal marriage. During Cameron's final question period as prime minister he devoted some time to ending speculation that "somehow I don't love Larry".

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  • House votes to bar heavy water purchases from Iran
House votes to bar heavy water purchases from Iran

Iran, for the most part, has complied with the agreement to crimp its ability to build nuclear weapons, allowing the Obama administration to take credit for averting a Middle Eastern arms race and making, as Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday, "a safer world".

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  • After India, now Bangladesh bans Peace TV
After India, now Bangladesh bans Peace TV

The official also said that they were yet to get in touch with Naik who is in Saudi Arabia and will return on July 11. On Thursday, police officials were deployed outside Naik's Mumbai office as a preventative step in the wake of the changing developments.

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  • Pakistan Social Media Star Murdered in
Pakistan Social Media Star Murdered in "Honor Killing"

She began her career by auditioning on Pakistan Idol and soon after launched a social media enterprise, posting videos that went viral. "Family sources said: "[Her] brothers had asked her to quit modelling". Her weapons included social media pictures and videos of herself that, in this religiously and socially conservative nation, were consider...

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  • David Cameron cracks jokes as he Brexits
David Cameron cracks jokes as he Brexits

The words to mark the end of his six-year premiership brought Conservative MPs to their feet. Mr Cameron mocked Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who faces a leadership challenge, comparing him to the black knight character in the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail .

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  • Black Lives Matter Protests Go Global, From Ireland to South Africa
Black Lives Matter Protests Go Global, From Ireland to South Africa

Young black males are 21 times more likely to be shot by a law enforcement officer than their white counterparts. "I think it's the president's desire to try to move the ball forward and make some progress in helping communities identify steps that they can take to address this problem", White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters on Wedn...

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  • Pakistan declares Wani as 'martyr'; to observe July 19 as black day
Pakistan declares Wani as 'martyr'; to observe July 19 as black day

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said he was "shocked" at Wani's killing, prompting Indian officials to express dismay at what they described as an attempt to "interfere in our internal affairs". On July 19, 1947, the Kashmiris adopted a historic resolution from the platform of All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference in Srinagar , demandi...

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  • 161 killed, thousands arrested after attempted military coup in Turkey
161 killed, thousands arrested after attempted military coup in Turkey

A group of insurgents staged an attempted military coup in Turkey on the night from Friday to Saturday. Gen. Umit Dundar, a newly appointed acting military chief, told the Associated Press that at least 194 people died in clashes; 41 police officers, two soldiers, 47 civilians and 104 people described as "coup plotters".

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  • Clinton leads Trump by 12 points ahead of Republican convention: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Clinton leads Trump by 12 points ahead of Republican convention: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Also, the poll shows Clinton with support from only 51 percent of Hispanics, and Trump with 30 percent support. Clinton's nomination is not hard to explain, considering the Democratic Party's nominating system is geared towards status quo candidates and, as the spouse of a former president and a former secretary of state and senator her...

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  • Seven killed, 11 injured in auto bomb attack near Baghdad
Seven killed, 11 injured in auto bomb attack near Baghdad

The Sunni Islamist group claimed the responsibility of a similar attack that killed nine people in Rashidiya on Tuesday. He said 20 other people were injured. IS has stepped up attacks in recent months as it has lost territory in northern and western Iraq that it had captured in 2014. IS issued a statement saying an Iraqi carried out a suicide bo...

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  • China calls for greater global cooperation against terrorism
China calls for greater global cooperation against terrorism

A US State Department spokesman earlier in the week described the United Nations ruling as "final and legally binding", while Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Beijing risked reputational harm if it ignored the decision. The US must now decide how firmly to push the matter, balancing its geopolitical desire to blunt Chinese influenc...

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  • US Pledges to Uphold Iran Nuclear Deal on 1-Year Anniversary - Obama
US Pledges to Uphold Iran Nuclear Deal on 1-Year Anniversary - Obama

But IAEA monitors have found the country so far has complied, including shipping the bulk of its enriched uranium to Russian Federation. "The most significant element of the Iran deal to date, in my opinion, is how smoothly the agreement has been implemented", Davenport said .

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  • Beijing mulls setting up air zone in South China Sea
Beijing mulls setting up air zone in South China Sea

Yesterday, an worldwide arbitration tribunal's ruled against China's claims over the South China Sea, dismissing it as "null and void". Vietnamese media on Wednesday quoted Tran Cong Truc, former head of the national border committee, urging China to prioritize peaceful negotiations based on worldwide law in the South China Sea dispute.

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  • China 'may build nuclear plants' in South China Sea
China 'may build nuclear plants' in South China Sea

China maintains most of the South China Sea , through which more than $5 trillion of commerce goes per annum. China rejected the ruling , having declined to participate in the case saying the court had no jurisdiction. The European Union "expresses the need for the parties to the dispute to resolve it through peaceful means, to clarify their cl...

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  • Saudi says 7 citizens involved in Medina, Qatif bombings
Saudi says 7 citizens involved in Medina, Qatif bombings

The security spokesman named the four martyred security men in the Medina suicide bombing in the vicinity of the Prophet's Mosque as privates Muhammad Bin Mutad Hilal Al-Muwallad, Hani Bin Salim Saleem Al-Subhi, Abdulmajeed Bin Abdullah Owdah Al-Harbi and Abdulrahman Bin Naji Saleem Al-Jihani.

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  • Cameron gives nod to civil service in final speech as prime minister
Cameron gives nod to civil service in final speech as prime minister

Mrs May later told European leaders she was committed to the United Kingdom leaving the EU. Johnson had been widely expected to stand for the leadership of the governing Conservative Party after "Remain" campaign leader David Cameron announced his resignation as prime minister in the wake of the referendum.

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