• Merkel tells Erdogan death penalty
Merkel tells Erdogan death penalty "in no way" compatible with EU membership

However, it is also time for Erdogan to rethink his own repressive and authoritative policies which he employs against his own people and social media. He added that a country which had the death penalty could not be a member of the bloc. He said he expected European Union foreign ministers to address their concerns about the revival of the deat...

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  • The Republican Convention Is So Terrible That Even Donald Trump Isn't Watching
The Republican Convention Is So Terrible That Even Donald Trump Isn't Watching

Donald Trump himself displayed rare brevity. Tonight, with memories fresh of violence at home and overseas, the Republicans focus on security and immigration. PAUL MANAFORT , Manager, Trump Campaign: The Bush family, while we would liked to have had them, they are not - they have not been - they are part of past.

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  • Baton Rouge gunman visited Dallas one week earlier
Baton Rouge gunman visited Dallas one week earlier

It is not an overstatement. Edmonson said "the most compelling piece of evidence is the video ". Police Officers on patrol should maintain a heightened level of awareness. University police had no interaction with Long during that time, Bryant said. Racial tensions in the USA has been especially high since a black former United States army res...

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  • Baton Rouge Shooter 'Intentionally Assassinated' Officers
Baton Rouge Shooter 'Intentionally Assassinated' Officers

He wrote of his disappointment at some of the "reckless comments" that had been made by family members, friends and fellow officers. "This city MUST and WILL get better", Jackson wrote . Their deaths have kept the spotlight on a region where the shooting death of Alton Sterling at the hands of police began what has been two weeks of national tu...

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  • Scotland's papers: Blair's Chilcot defiance and Liam Fee Killers jailed
Scotland's papers: Blair's Chilcot defiance and Liam Fee Killers jailed

Directly or indirectly, newspaper headlines clearly showed no mercy. Military action at that time was not a last resort '. "I recall very well at the time Kevin Rudd urging us to continue to support the US". At the time, Blair was telling the British public and Parliament that no decision to go to war against Iraq had been made. The so-called ...

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  • Curfew, separatist called shutdown continue for 11th day in Kashmir
Curfew, separatist called shutdown continue for 11th day in Kashmir

Anuradha Bhasin, Executive Editor of Kashmir Times, said no information is coming out from these areas. Mr. Bukhari said that when the Police party reached his press, the newspaper had been printed and sent to a distributor in Srinagar .

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  • Sagan pips Kristoff for third 2016 Tour stage win
Sagan pips Kristoff for third 2016 Tour stage win

Slovak Sagan claimed his third victory of this year's Tour and seventh in total with the third photo finish of the current race, clocking 4hr 26min 2sec. Only Mark Cavendish did, but the Briton, a victor of four stages this year and 30 in total, used up all his energy in doing so and was unable to position himself for the sprint finish.

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  • Two more held over Nice massacre
Two more held over Nice massacre

Many of those who knew him said in the days after Thursday's Bastille Day attack that Bouhlel was a hard person, describing him variously as aloof and hostile, even violent at times . He had at least one main boyfriend, reportedly a 73-year-old retiree. She said the boy was on artificial respiration and had not undergone any surgery.

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  • Beijing announces South China Sea manoeuvres after Hague ruling
Beijing announces South China Sea manoeuvres after Hague ruling

The PLA Navy drill follows an exercise conducted by the PLA Air Force over the South China Sea, which, the government announced , will become "a regular practice" in future. China's air force also said on its microblog it had recently carried out "normal battle patrols" over the South China Sea involving bombers, spy planes and flying tankers, inc...

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  • Sindh CJ's son Awais Shah recovered in intelligence-based raid
Sindh CJ's son Awais Shah recovered in intelligence-based raid

A special investigation team had been constituted on the directives of the Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah to probe the abduction of Shah, while the Rangers had announced a reward of Rs2,500,000 for credible information regarding the whereabouts of Awais Ali Shah.

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  • Russia Olympic chief slams ban demands
Russia Olympic chief slams ban demands

Time is crucial because the Olympics begin August 5, and decisions about Russia's participation in Rio must be made. Efforts to ban Russia from the Rio Olympics inappropriate - PutinBy Swastika Singh Tuesday 19/07/2016A Gold medalist Russian track team from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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  • Australia's federal election gridlock set to weigh on super, tax reforms
Australia's federal election gridlock set to weigh on super, tax reforms

The AUD opened lower on Monday morning, trading at 74.48 U.S. cents at 7 a.m. Election results are not expected to be finalised until a few weeks. The Liberal-National coalition and Labor Party require 76 seats in the House of Representatives to form majority government .

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  • White House Responds to BLM Terrorist Petition
White House Responds to BLM Terrorist Petition

The response acknowledged that it is a "difficult time" in America, but since "The White House plays no role in designating domestic terror organizations", and the United States government doesn't " generate a list of domestic terror organizations ....we are not able to address the formal request of your petition ".

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  • FBI Director Explains Why He Didn't Recommend Charging Clinton For
FBI Director Explains Why He Didn't Recommend Charging Clinton For "Gross Negligence"

And that she lied when she said that nothing was marked classified on the emails on her server. She also has said she only used one mobile device for emails and turned over all of her work-related emails to the State Department. I know from 30 years with the Department of Justice, they have grave concerns about whether it's appropriate to prosecute...

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  • Turkey engaging in 'witch hunt' on judiciary after coup attempt, analysts say
Turkey engaging in 'witch hunt' on judiciary after coup attempt, analysts say

The government said a total of "8,777 personnel were dismissed from their duties" including governors, civil inspectors, and legal advisers. The death penalty was abolished in Turkey in 2004 as this had been one of the conditions necessary for it to join the bloc, though nobody has been executed since 1984.

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  • Gingrich Says Trump-Pence Ticket Helps Reunite GOP
Gingrich Says Trump-Pence Ticket Helps Reunite GOP

Noticeably missing among the Trumps and Pences gathered, however, was Trump's wife, Melania, and their son Barron. Christie, who was reportedly Trump's gut choice for running mate, suppressed any frustration with Trump's decision, calling the businessman a "friend" and "extremely generous", and praising Pence.

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  • Turkish authorities arrest more than 6000 people after failed coup attempt
Turkish authorities arrest more than 6000 people after failed coup attempt

The bloodshed shocked the nation of nearly 80 million, where the army last used force to stage a successful coup more than 30 years ago, and shattered fragile confidence in the stability of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member state already rocked by Islamic State suicide bombings and an insurgency by Kurdish militants.

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  • United Kingdom opens 'very fruitful' trade talks with Canada, says minister
United Kingdom opens 'very fruitful' trade talks with Canada, says minister

In May, Johnson accused the European Union of trying to create a superstate, continuing what he called a thousand-year-old tradition of trying bring the continent together under a single government. When confronted about the French Foreign Secretary comments, Mr Johnson brushed off the attack saying he had received a "charming letter" from Mr Ayr...

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  • Minor's rape, murder spark political slugfest
Minor's rape, murder spark political slugfest

Police is on the lookout for at least two others who may be involved. Making a statement after ruckus by the Opposition in the Lower House, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the accused in the gangrape and killing of the girl in Kopardi village of Ahmednagar district, have been arrested and the matter will be heard in a fast-track court.

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  • Israel demolishes home of Palestinian 'linked to attack'
Israel demolishes home of Palestinian 'linked to attack'

Israel says the violence is fueled by a Palestinian campaign of lies and incitement. The practice is condemned by Palestinians and rights groups who believe it is unlawful. Some 34 Israelis and two visiting Americans have been killed since mid-September. Baradiya's brother, Ibrahim, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers at the entrance to the ref...

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