• Chinese and Japanese Fighters Clash Over East China Sea
Chinese and Japanese Fighters Clash Over East China Sea

The International Court of Arbitration in the Hague is due to rule next week on whether these claims are consistent with the Convention on the Law of the Sea; the ruling is not expected to be favorable for China , and China's government is not expected to abide by the court's decision.

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  • Turkish fighter jets hit PKK in southeast Turkey, northern Iraq, kill 12
Turkish fighter jets hit PKK in southeast Turkey, northern Iraq, kill 12

Both statements blamed "the separatist terror organization" for the attack, a description used by Turkey for the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or the PKK . Thousands of militants, security force members and civilians have since been killed in fighting across the region. Since then, almost 600 security personnel, including troops, police off...

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  • Trump to GOP senators: You're either with me or you're for Hillary
Trump to GOP senators: You're either with me or you're for Hillary

This time, it was over a since-deleted tweet he sent out depicting a red, six-pointed star that many interpreted as a Star of David. "'Donald Trump loves Saddam Hussein, '" Trump said on Wednesday, mimicking a hypothetical member of the press.

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  • Five officers dead after ambush at Dallas rally
Five officers dead after ambush at Dallas rally

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told reporters in NY that "at this time, there appears to have been one gunman, with no known links to or inspiration from any worldwide terrorist organization". "He felt that people don't understand the danger of dealing with a protest", said Rawlings, who spoke to the surviving officer. Police around...

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  • S. Korea's political parties have say on THAAD deployment decision
S. Korea's political parties have say on THAAD deployment decision

The US has offered to provide an "informational briefing" to China on the deployment of THAAD anti-ballistic missile system in South Korea after Beijing strongly objected to its placement in the Korean peninsula . The North first claimed a successful submarine-launched missile test in May previous year. "Many anti-missile systems in Asia are u...

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  • Out of Fallujah: Coalition airstrikes hit ISIL convoys, kill some 250 jihadists
Out of Fallujah: Coalition airstrikes hit ISIL convoys, kill some 250 jihadists

As the militants realize they are losing, they quickly shave off their beards to disguise themselves and escape among fleeing civilians, he said. Meanwhile, aid was delivered to the besieged Syrian towns of Zamalka and Irbin for the first time since 2012, when the two rebel-held areas east of Damascus were besieged by government forces.

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  • Paul Ryan Says Trump Must Clean Up His Twitter Act
Paul Ryan Says Trump Must Clean Up His Twitter Act

Clinton his expected to highlight Trump's bankruptcies near the Trump Taj Mahal, which he used to own and where workers have been striking since Friday. He said his social media director, Dan Scavino, who is married to a Jewish woman, was the one who put out the original tweet . As many have pointed out, Trump himself often points to all the ...

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  • Salva Kiir's address to South Sudan greeted with heavy gunfire
Salva Kiir's address to South Sudan greeted with heavy gunfire

The clashes resulted in the death of five SPLA soldiers and injuries to at least two SPLM-IO troops, an SPLM-IO spokesman told Al Jazeera. Thursday and Friday's gunfights were the first major outbreak of violence in Juba since Machar returned to the capital in April after his re-appointment as vice president.

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  • 1 dead from bull-run goring in Alicante; 2 gored in Pamplona
1 dead from bull-run goring in Alicante; 2 gored in Pamplona

Six people, including five foreigners, have been gored in what has been described as a "chaotic" and "dangerous" running of the bulls at the Spanish San Fermin festival in Pamplona. One runner was gored in the chest and another in the belly, Manuel Monestino, deputy director at Navarra hospital said. More than a thousand people took part in the...

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  • Burhan Wani, poster boy of Hizbul in Kashmir, killed in encounter
Burhan Wani, poster boy of Hizbul in Kashmir, killed in encounter

Those who couldn't participate in his funeral due to curfew and restrictions imposed by the authorities in Srinagar and other areas of north Kashmir offered funeral prayers in absentia. "Under the banner of Hizbul Mujhadeen, Burhan Wani produced scores of Burhans and every drop of his blood will continue to produce thousands of Burhan's in Kashmi...

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  • Bangladesh govt doesn't believe I inspired terror act: Zakir Naik
Bangladesh govt doesn't believe I inspired terror act: Zakir Naik

Speaking to reporters, BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said that there have been many reports about Naik in the past, even during the UPA regime, but the Manmohan Singh-led government did not pay heed to it and did not take any action. "My relationship with Zakir Naik is same of what Sri Sri Ravishankar has got with Zakir Naik", he said. Naik ...

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  • Despite UN rebuke Iran says it will continue missile program
Despite UN rebuke Iran says it will continue missile program

In March 2016, Senator Kirk also joined Senator Ayotte in introducing the Iran Ballistic Missile Sanctions Act of 2016 (S. 2725). This is the first report regarding the application of UN Security Council Resolution 2231, which includes the terms of the July 2015 nuclear accord.

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  • Bangladesh Seeks to Account for Missing Youth to Head off Attacks
Bangladesh Seeks to Account for Missing Youth to Head off Attacks

While there was no immediate claim, it was no coincidence that the Sholakia Eidgah mosque near Kishoreganj, some 130km from Dhaka , was targeted. Sarah Labowitz, co-director of the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, said following the weekend's tragedy that the attack could test the strength of Bangladesh's US$26bn garment sector if...

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  • Tens of thousands attend Pakistani philanthropist's funeral
Tens of thousands attend Pakistani philanthropist's funeral

He said that Edhi was a bright face of Pakistan and he was positive identity of the country in this era of miseries. "Self-effacing and selfless, he was indeed a great man who had made serving humanity the goal of his life". Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif said Pakistan has lost one of its most respected figures. Washington Post des...

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  • Chuka Umunna: Labour should look at adopting Tory leadership contest model
Chuka Umunna: Labour should look at adopting Tory leadership contest model

Those around Mr Corbyn continued to remain defiant despite the persistent threat of a leadership challenge. Nick said: "I want to make sure that the gains we have made as a result of Corbyn don't go to waste and that we continue to have a Labour party leader that actually defends the ordinary people in whatever their circumstances".

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  • Americans want alternative to Trump, Clinton
Americans want alternative to Trump, Clinton

It was the deadliest day for law enforcement since 9/11. Five Dallas police officers were killed after sniper fire broke out while hundreds of people protested fatal police shootings of two black men this week in Louisiana and Minnesota.

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  • U.S. patrols may roil China sea
U.S. patrols may roil China sea

FOREIGN Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. said Friday the Philippines was ready to negotiate with China on the joint exploration of oil and fishery resources in the South China Sea after the arbitration court decides on the case Manila has brought against Beijing on July 12.

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  • Dallas officers shot to death include newlywed, Iraq veteran
Dallas officers shot to death include newlywed, Iraq veteran

Police say the suspect, 25-year-old Micah Johnson, a former Army vet, ran into a nearby parking garage and began exchanging gunfire with other officers. We are exhausted. Carlos Harris, who lives downtown, told the newspaper that the shooters "were strategic. Tap, tap pause", he said. Two journalists were also mistakenly arrested.

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  • No fifth Williams final as Kerber overcomes Venus
No fifth Williams final as Kerber overcomes Venus

But the American was surprisingly beaten by Roberta Vinci in the U.S. Open semifinals last September, then by Kerber in the Australian Open final in January, and by Garbine Muguruza in the French Open final last month. "I think we deserve equal prize money", Serena told the reporter. "When she's in that mindset, coming up, she plays much better ten...

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  • Sanders expected to endorse Clinton on Tuesday, reports say
Sanders expected to endorse Clinton on Tuesday, reports say

According to The Guardian , Stein said a large number of Sanders supporters are now looking to the Green Party as they do not want to support Clinton. Guttenplan, "then you should be grateful he's still fighting for them". A draft of the platform released last week is considered more progressive than the party has put forward in recent years...

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