• Chilcot Inquiry - Military action in Iraq was not 'last resort'
Chilcot Inquiry - Military action in Iraq was not 'last resort'

Newspaper front pages were scathing, with The Times describing it as "Blair's private war" and the Daily Mail calling the former prime minister "A monster of delusion". The so-called Chilcot inquiry particularly criticized Blair's government for " inadequate " planning and underestimation of the Iraq invasion's consequences.

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  • Neil Mitchell says Australia needs to learn how to handle Pauline Hanson
Neil Mitchell says Australia needs to learn how to handle Pauline Hanson

A haram snack pack. 'Would you kindly accept my invitation?' Mohammed Attai on Q&A on Monday. The question prompted applause from the audience and was followed up by Senator Dastyari, who said Ms Hanson was knowingly using the "politics of fear" to further her political ambitions.

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  • The Republican National Convention Has Just Started and It's Already a Disaster
The Republican National Convention Has Just Started and It's Already a Disaster

It is going to be very exciting". It was earlier-than-expected arrival for a man who has shown little interest in tradition with his nominating show. Ken Cuccinelli , a leader of the conservative rebellion and former Virginia attorney general, ripped off his delegate credentials in protest. The Ohio delegation has not walked out, despite all of...

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  • Five seriously injured after helicopter crash
Five seriously injured after helicopter crash

It is thought they have suffered various head, back, chest and leg injuries. One of the casualties was taken to Leeds General Hospital via air ambulance, while another was air lifted to Hull Royal Infirmary. Breighton Aerodrome is a former Second World War heavy bomber base and cold-war nuclear missile launch site. Today, says the website, it i...

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  • Key sees breakthrough for beef exports to Indonesia
Key sees breakthrough for beef exports to Indonesia

In what must now be a familiar mix-up, he spoke in front of an Australian flag instead of the New Zealand one - although he appeared unaware, and the flag was quickly switched out afterwards. While Amnesty International was "really appreciative" of the New Zealand government's strong stance against the death penalty, de Ronde said it could take on ...

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  • Scott Baio at the Republican Convention: 'Make America America Again'
Scott Baio at the Republican Convention: 'Make America America Again'

He's one of the bigger stars among the speakers at the convention - part of what Trump has suggested would be "a showbiz convention". "I was at a fundraiser for Mr. For example, when Scott Baio was recently announced as a speaker, Twitter was in an uproar. Baio recently tweeted a photo that calls Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clint...

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  • Vijay Goel slams CM's remark equating Delhi with Pakistan
Vijay Goel slams CM's remark equating Delhi with Pakistan

Kejriwal was accompanied by AAP Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur, youth leader Harjot Bains, MPs Bhagwant Mann and Sadhu Singh, singer Gurpreet Ghuggi, Delhi MLA Jarnail Singh, MP Bhagwant Mann, actor Gul Panag and advocate HS Phoolka.

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  • Philippines rejects China talks not based on sea feud ruling
Philippines rejects China talks not based on sea feud ruling

An area off the east coast of Hainan, a tropical island in southern China, will be the scene of extensive military maneuvers between Tuesday and Wednesday, and access to this zone will be strictly "prohibited " said on its website the China maritime Administration".

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  • Republican and Democratic conventions will cost taxpayers millions
Republican and Democratic conventions will cost taxpayers millions

Steve Womack, abruptly put the rules to a vote and declared them approved by voice. While Kasich won't be stepping inside the convention center, he has an active schedule in Cleveland, planning to meet with delegates from several states and speak to the U.S.

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  • EU, U.S. to Turkey: No excuse to break democratic traditions
EU, U.S. to Turkey: No excuse to break democratic traditions

Kerry said he spoke with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu several times over the weekend and had received assurances that Ankara will respect the democratic process. European politicians, however, have warned Erdogan that the coup attempt can not be used as "carte blanche to do whatever he wants". "The number could surpass 6,000", Bozdag s...

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  • Anti-Trump Minnesotans leaders in battle at RNC
Anti-Trump Minnesotans leaders in battle at RNC

Left-leaning activist groups pushing for "economic justice" and an "America First Unity March" sponsored by Citizens for Trump will hit the streets of Cleveland . "I can tell you it's tough when you stand and you have people yelling and screaming at you, but at the end of the day, it's the Land of Lincoln".

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  • What we know about the slain Baton Rouge police officers
What we know about the slain Baton Rouge police officers

The shooting in Baton Rouge and the July 7 sniper attack on Dallas law enforcement officers come at a time of heightened tensions between law enforcement and the communities they serve after civilian cameras captured the shooting deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in Minnesota at the hands of police.

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  • Turkey bars 1500 ministry employees 'over Gulen links'
Turkey bars 1500 ministry employees 'over Gulen links'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Sunday (17 July) that the country should reintroduce the death penalty without delay after last week's attempted coup, which left 290 people dead and led to 6,000 arrests . Almost 20,000 members of the police, civil service, judiciary and army have been detained or suspended since Friday night's ...

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  • Chaos Erupts at GOP Convention in Cleveland
Chaos Erupts at GOP Convention in Cleveland

This ruling caused an uproar of chaos on the convention floor, so here's a bit of background on how all of this happened. Dr. Ada Fisher of Salisbury is attending her fifth GOP convention. Trump has been vague about how he would put the nation on a different course, offering virtually no details of his policy prescriptions despite repeated vows t...

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  • Nice attacker scouted promenade before Bastille Day
Nice attacker scouted promenade before Bastille Day

The man spoke with Bouhlel, who was also Tunisian, by telephone just hours before the delivery man ran down revellers at a Bastille Day celebration in Nice on Thursday with a 19-tonne refrigerator truck, sources said. People in Nice were aghast to discover Bouhlel likely didn't act as a lone-wolf attacker, as the French media initially suggested, b...

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  • Labour 'cannot become the new nasty party', Wirral MP Angela Eagle warns
Labour 'cannot become the new nasty party', Wirral MP Angela Eagle warns

It is understood that Smith would be willing to stand aside if Eagle - who was the first to declare her intention to challenge the Labour leader - could show that she had a greater number of nominations from MPs. Pressed by Marr how an agreement might work, she added: "We're not going to do a deal here on your sofa, handsome though it is". "I've ...

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  • Now, Corbyn's challengers are fighting each other in Labour contest
Now, Corbyn's challengers are fighting each other in Labour contest

I understand, it's a bad thought for anybody. He will also warn the party risks "falling apart" if it does not act "like a proper team", and is expected to attack Mr Corbyn for being anti-austerity without bringing forward an alternative.

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  • UK PM May hands farm ministry to beaten leadership rival Leadsom
UK PM May hands farm ministry to beaten leadership rival Leadsom

Amber Rudd, Energy Secretary under Cameron has taken over May's old job as Home Secretary. Theresa visited Buckingham Palace where the Queen officially invited her to form a government. May also made a reference to the Conservative partys complete name, which is the Conservative Unionist Party, saying the word "unionist" was very important to her...

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  • Corbyn should face woman in Labour leadership contest, says McDonnell
Corbyn should face woman in Labour leadership contest, says McDonnell

He adds: "As a candidate I will treat all with respect, behave with civility and expect all who support me to do the same". He continued: "That's a model we should be thinking about right across our economy". The former shadow business secretary triggered the leadership contest by gaining the necessary backing of 51 MPs to mount a challenge. "W...

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  • Day 10: Curfew continues to paralyse Kashmir
Day 10: Curfew continues to paralyse Kashmir

Key separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik who recently formed an issue-based loose alliance and are now under house arrest or taken into prevention custody by police, said in a joint statement that Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley's, statement in Rajya Sabha on the situation in Kashmir is bereft ...

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