• Tensions in Golan Heights
Tensions in Golan Heights

No casualties from the shellfire were reported and a statement by the military spokesman's office said "the Israeli air force targeted Syrian armed forces mortar launchers in the northern Syrian Golan Heights". Israeli officials have repeatedly said that they see Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as responsible for any shooting, intentional or accid...

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  • United States and Russian Federation agree Syria peace plan
United States and Russian Federation agree Syria peace plan

A positive reply from the White House would not necessarily mean there was a deal, the official said. The deal will be implemented at sundown on Monday, Lavrov said. Both Kerry and Lavrov dismissed suggestions that the military coordination to target al-Nusra was a USA concession to Russian Federation. Eventually, U.S.

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  • Old Firm reunited: Celtic, Rangers renew rivalry in Scotland
Old Firm reunited: Celtic, Rangers renew rivalry in Scotland

Saturday's match marks the first meeting between the two in league play since Rangers were demoted, although the Light Blues do hold the edge, having beaten Celtic in the Scottish Cup semi-finals in April. "He had a scan and we will see how that is". "Our job is to go there, I would imagine Celtic will want to start very high and very fast". ...

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  • French high court overturns burkini ban
French high court overturns burkini ban

The mayor of the French town whose burkini ban was suspended by the Council of State, says the ruling will "heighten passions and tensions". Patrice Spinosi, a League of Human Rights lawyer who challenged the ban, says it's a big victory.

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  • North Korea Claims Detonation of a Nuclear Warhead
North Korea Claims Detonation of a Nuclear Warhead

But analyses of yield in North Korea are notoriously hard, given the country's mountainous terrain. The North's boast of a technologically game-changing nuclear test defies both tough worldwide sanctions and long-standing diplomatic pressure to curb its nuclear ambitions.

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  • Zimbabwe police battle anti-government protesters in capital
Zimbabwe police battle anti-government protesters in capital

The MDC's leader Morgan Tsvangirai and former vice president Joice Mujuru are expected to lead Friday's march. Zimbabwe police have fired tear gas, water cannons and gunshots to stop hundreds of youths protesting against police brutality in the capital, Harare .

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  • China appreciates Putin's position on South China Sea issue
China appreciates Putin's position on South China Sea issue

At the summit in Laos, Obama mentioned the decision by the Hague which ruled against the claims of China over the islands in the area. At a commemorative summit in Laos to mark the 25th anniversary of dialogue relations between Asean and China, both sides announced that they will set up a communications protocol for unplanned encounters in the ...

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  • Female WWII pilot has finally been laid to rest at Arlington
Female WWII pilot has finally been laid to rest at Arlington

Harmon. On Wednesday, Harmon's ashes were laid to rest at a funeral service with military honors. World War II era planes flew overhead. While the women were only permitted to fly missions in the continental United States and Canada, 38 WASPs were killed during the course of the war as the result of various accidents, malfunctions, and other ha...

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  • Make your winning bet on the greyhound races
Make your winning bet on the greyhound races

In terms of interest rates in the UK greyhound racing takes place in the top three most popular betting sports with horse racing and football. Only within the country during a year about 50 thousand races passes. And now the greyhound races almost as popular as betting on football . Analysis of betting for the greyhound races Statistical data ...

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  • Clinton: Trump's Praise of Putin Is 'Scary' and 'Unpatriotic'
Clinton: Trump's Praise of Putin Is 'Scary' and 'Unpatriotic'

He said that didn't mean, however, that women shouldn't serve in the military, and vowed more aggressive prosecution of rapists. US President Barack Obama (right) chats with Russia's President Vladimir Putin prior to a working session at the Group of 20 (G20) leaders summit in the Mediterranean resort city of Antalya, Turkey, November 16, 2015.

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  • New arrests over gas canisters found near Paris' Notre Dame
New arrests over gas canisters found near Paris' Notre Dame

Speaking on Wednesday, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said the intentions of those arrested were as yet unknown. Two other people with known links to radical Islamic groups had been arrested Tuesday in southern France. The detention raises to four the number of people held in connection with the abandoned Peugeot 607, which had no number pla...

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  • Dispute Intensifies Over Gabon Presidential Election
Dispute Intensifies Over Gabon Presidential Election

The EU observer commission has said that in addition to not having full access to all districts within Bongo's stronghold Haut-Ogooue province, voter turnout there appeared inflated. Worldwide criticism of the election has focused on the results from Bongo's stronghold, the province of Haut-Ogooue, where the participation rate was more than double ...

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  • 110 tourists trapped in cable cars at French Alps
110 tourists trapped in cable cars at French Alps

Mr Leclerc did not say whether the tourists remaining in the cable cars would have to spend the entire night suspended in the cars. It's not clear what caused the cable cars to stop - or if there was an electricity outage. "We had just started from flagship station Helbronner on the Italian side, when everything froze". Italian and Swiss crews ...

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  • Uzbekistan appoints PM Mirziyoyev as interim president
Uzbekistan appoints PM Mirziyoyev as interim president

Under the Uzbek constitution, a presidential election must now be held within three months, and Mirziyoyev, who was the official mourner-in-chief at Karimov's funeral and met Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, is widely expected to be elected.

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  • South Korea court asks Hanjin Shipping creditor for funds
South Korea court asks Hanjin Shipping creditor for funds

Customs and Border Protection . The ministry said that Hanjin accounts for about 3 percent of the global container shipping market, including 7.4 percent of the North and South American market and 4 percent of the European market. Choi Eun-young, the sister-in-law of Hanjin group Chairman Cho Yang-ho, held management positions from 2007 to 20...

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  • Donald Trump Will Not Stop Lying About The Iraq War
Donald Trump Will Not Stop Lying About The Iraq War

But in a 2006 interview , Trump told the New York Times that Clinton should get a pass on the vote-much as he has since given his vice presidential nominee, Indiana Gov. Trump maintained Thursday that no one really cared about his opinion on Iraq, though just hours before claimed the question from Howard Stern proved people respected his foreign...

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  • Two More Detained Amid Ongoing Paris Car Bomb Probe
Two More Detained Amid Ongoing Paris Car Bomb Probe

Two other women have also been held in the anti-terror operation. Seven people have now been detained since Tuesday in connection with the investigation. Three young women who were planning an "imminent and violent" attack were arrested near Paris on Thursday, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said.

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  • Amazon Looks To Spark Interest In Its New Fire Tablet
Amazon Looks To Spark Interest In Its New Fire Tablet

While not without its competitors, it's fair to say that Amazon dominates the low-priced tablet market with its highly popular Fire HD line. The update will also be available for the Amazon Fire, Fire HD 10, and the Fire HD 8 2015. Until now Alexa has only been available on the Echo speaker, the smaller Echo Dot, the Amazon Tap speaker, and...

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  • Trump promising huge boost in military spending Featured
Trump promising huge boost in military spending Featured

If elected, Trump said he would give military leaders 30 days to formulate a plan to defeat the group, commonly known as ISIS. TRUMP: I think under the leadership of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, the generals have been reduced to rubble.

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  • Palestinian leader Abbas was KGB spy in 1980s - Israeli researchers
Palestinian leader Abbas was KGB spy in 1980s - Israeli researchers

Palestinian officials also told The BBC the PLO was openly working with Moscow in the early 1980s. "It starts with the code name of the person, "Krotov", which is derived from the Russian word for "mole, ' and then 'Abbas, Mahmoud, born 1935 in Palestine, member of the central committee of Fatah and the PLO, in Damascus 'agent of the KGB".

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