• Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in Kerala
Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in Kerala

Just as the month of Ramzan began with sighting of the crescent moon, Eid festivities will also begin only after the moon is sighted. In solemn prayer, Muslims end the month of Ramadan with renewed faith and solidarity. In China, out of 56 ethics groups 10 groups celebrate Eid . Here is a selection of Eid al-Fitr photos from around the wor...

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  • Three police officers killed in Baton Rouge
Three police officers killed in Baton Rouge

A police officer stands in front of an East Baton Rouge police auto with bullet holes as it is towed away from the scene where three police officers were killed Sunday morning. "I've got an officer down". The sovereign citizens movement rose to some prominence in the 1970s and 1980s among whites when mortgage foreclosures ruined farmers and embit...

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  • 'No excuse' for Turkey to abandon rule of law: EU's Mogherini
'No excuse' for Turkey to abandon rule of law: EU's Mogherini

Meanwhile, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said it would be unacceptable for Turkey to reintroduce the death penalty in response to the failed coup. Federica Mogherini , the EU's high representative for foreign affairs, spoke before a meeting of the bloc's foreign affairs ministers in Brussels .

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  • Edhi's funeral in Karachi today, security beefed up
Edhi's funeral in Karachi today, security beefed up

Doctors had put Edhi on ventilator, his son Faisal said. Edhi established a welfare foundation nearly six decades ago that owns and runs Pakistan's largest ambulance service, as well as nursing homes, orphanages, clinics and women's shelters, along with rehabilitation centers and soup kitchens across the country.

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  • Links between Nice attacker and IS not yet established: Minister
Links between Nice attacker and IS not yet established: Minister

At least 10 children were among the dead, as well as tourists from Ukraine, Switzerland, Germany, and a local Russian association said there were about 10 victims from Russia. Many are also angry at French police and authorities for not preventing the deadly attack , even though France was under a state of emergency . Two more people, a man and...

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  • Trident: Britain is voting to retain nuclear deterrent
Trident: Britain is voting to retain nuclear deterrent

Mr Pugh, Southport's Lib Dem MP, told Visiter.co.uk that he meant to vote against renewal. Clive Lewis and Emily Thornberry slammed it as a "shameful political game" as they announced they would abstain from the vote altogether. However the head of the GMB trade union Tim Roache insisted Mr Corbyn should abide by existing Labour Party policy, whi...

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  • Owen Smith: I would serve in Shadow Cabinet under Jeremy Corbyn
Owen Smith: I would serve in Shadow Cabinet under Jeremy Corbyn

The vote for Mr Corbyn to get on the ballot automatically passed by 18 votes to 14 after a heated meeting that lasted nearly six hours. "That is not the attitude of a person who could ever help unite this party and I hope that Labour members will vote in the fresh leadership we need".

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  • Erdogan says Turkey should avoid delay in using death penalty
Erdogan says Turkey should avoid delay in using death penalty

The Turkish private DHA news agency showed footage of Van handcuffed and pushed into a van outside a courthouse. The prime minister did not explain the discrepancy. Gen. Akin Ozturk, described as the ringleader of Friday's foiled uprising, is among them. President Erdogan told a crowd on Sunday that Turkey would consider reinstating the d...

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  • Armed clashes feared as Republicans crown Trump
Armed clashes feared as Republicans crown Trump

Haley Barbour, former chair of the Republican National Committee, says that any GOP senators up for reelection this year should probably skip the annual convention to campaign in their home states. But what those tuning in will see between the chairman's opening gavel Monday afternoon and when roughly 125,000 balloons fall from the rafters at Quick...

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  • Canada, pressed on UK trade talks report, says focus is EU deal
Canada, pressed on UK trade talks report, says focus is EU deal

Mr Davis wrote: "I expect the new Prime Minister to trigger a round of global trade deals with all our most favoured partners - and the negotiation of most within between 12 and 24 months". Meanwhile, David Davis, the new Brexit secretary in Mars May's cabinet, has warned that if there is a "surge" of EU migrants who come to Britain in a bid to bea...

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  • Confusion over general's 'confession' of Turkey coup attempt
Confusion over general's 'confession' of Turkey coup attempt

Anadolu earlier reported that Ozturk was one of 70 generals and admirals who had been detained - eleven had so far been placed under arrest, it added. The coup attempt began late Friday with tanks rolling into the streets of the capital, Ankara, and Istanbul as Erdogan was on vacation. Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Monday that a...

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  • Fox News ends relationship with possible Trump VP pick Newt Gingrich
Fox News ends relationship with possible Trump VP pick Newt Gingrich

On Tuesday, the network announced it suspended its contributor agreement with the former speaker of the House, citing "intense media speculation about Gingrich's potential selection as Donald Trump's vice presidential candidate". "Each establishment insider to leave over Trump is further prove that Trump's program of change is real and it is ...

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  • Constructively engaged with govt on GST: Congress
Constructively engaged with govt on GST: Congress

Despite an olive branch being extended by the Government for evolving consensus for smooth functioning in the House, the monsoon session of Parliament scheduled to commence tomorrow amid pleasant weather outside is unlikely to maintain cool with prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh, expected to generate heat.

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  • Baton Rouge mayor's office: At least 2 officers fatally shot
Baton Rouge mayor's office: At least 2 officers fatally shot

Long, was a former Marine who spent time in Iraq and was discharged at the rank of sergeant in 2010, according to the United States military. During his service he received several awards, including the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal and the Navy Unit Commendation Medal.

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  • Gunman 'was seeking out,' ambushed 6 Baton Rouge officers
Gunman 'was seeking out,' ambushed 6 Baton Rouge officers

In online posts, a man using an alias of Long's said protests alone do not work, and that people must fight back after the deaths of black men at the hands of police. "I swear to God I love this city but I wonder if this city loves me". "These are trying times. Please don't let hate infect your heart", Jackson wrote.

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  • Pair of marches planned in Cleveland for start of RNC
Pair of marches planned in Cleveland for start of RNC

The campaign denied that, and Trump said before introducing Pence that from the start Pence was his "first choice". Asked whether Mr. Trump has any support at all among African Americans, Mr. Craig Dunn, a delegate from Kokomo, Indiana, who has expressed concern about some of Trump's remarks, also took hope from Trump's press conference in Scotla...

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  • Turkey PM: 208 killed in coup attempt, 7500 detained
Turkey PM: 208 killed in coup attempt, 7500 detained

US Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States would entertain an extradition request for Gulen, but Turkey would have to present "legitimate evidence that withstands scrutiny". "There is no excuse for any steps that take the country away from that". Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP opposition, parliament's third largest party, said it would n...

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  • EU, US to Turkey: No excuse to break democratic traditions
EU, US to Turkey: No excuse to break democratic traditions

Assuming, as the government does, that this was a small clique, why did the rest of the army remain in barracks? Turkey launched fresh raids Monday in a relentless crackdown against suspects behind a coup bid that left over 300 people dead, as its Western allies warned against any move to reinstate the death penalty.

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  • EU poised to back rule of law in Turkey
EU poised to back rule of law in Turkey

It has now been reported that there are a total of five helicopters being flown by anti-Erdogan forces that are barreling into Istanbul for a direct conflict. At the time of writing, situation is under control in Turkey . Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been forced to cut short a speech after bursting into tears while paying respe...

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  • Republican National Convention begins today
Republican National Convention begins today

Ohioans cast their ballots for home-state Gov. Kasich in the primary (and he had so.much.confetti when he won), and they're paying for it by being cast off to the side. He opted to drive to Cleveland with others in the delegation to save money. Republicans always have a harder time recruiting Hollywood A-listers than do Democrats, and Trump is ...

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