• U.S. transfers Gitmo prisoner to Italy
U.S. transfers Gitmo prisoner to Italy

Suleiman arrived at the Camp X-Ray compound in its first week, on January 17, 2002. But he said, the country is "a good place for anyone". "The United States is grateful to the Government of Italy for its humanitarian gesture and willingness to support ongoing USA efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility", the Pentagon said in a st...

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  • Hostage mistakenly killed during Dhaka siege
Hostage mistakenly killed during Dhaka siege

Two police officers were killed outside the restaurant. Twenty hostages, mostly foreign nationals, were hacked to death when seven gunmen stormed in with guns and swords in the Gulshan's Holey Artisan Bakery on July 1. In its claim of responsibility, the Islamic State group said its operatives had targeted the citizens of "Crusader countries" in ...

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  • Zakir Naik condemns Dhaka attacks
Zakir Naik condemns Dhaka attacks

His direction came amid reports that Naik's sermons inspired one of the terrorists involved in the attack on a restaurant in Dhaka . Meanwhile, members of the Raza Academy, a city-based Muslim institution, held protests outside the Khatri Masjid in Pydhonie against Naik, seeking immediate ban on Dubai-based Peace TV , which telecasts his speech...

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  • Take that, millennials! Lagat rebounds to win 5000 meters
Take that, millennials! Lagat rebounds to win 5000 meters

Lagat made it happen, winning a thrilling race with a 52.82 second last lap, pulling ahead of the Oregon Track Club's Hassan Mead and Paul Chelimo of the U.S. With Lagat's finish fresh in his mind, Gatlin posted a time of 19.75 seconds, 0.04 ahead of Merritt. WOMEN'S JAVELIN: Maggie Malone, who one month ago won the NCAA title, won the jave...

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  • Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to win Wimbledon title
Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to win Wimbledon title

Watson and Kontinen had never played together before this tournament but the new duo beat Colombia's Robert Farah and Anna-Lena Groenefeld 7-6 (7/5) 6-4 to seal their first grand slam title. Once again thrilling delirious home fans - including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge cheering on from the Royal Box - Murray's victory also comes ninth month...

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  • Raising quality of edu will be top priority: Javadekar
Raising quality of edu will be top priority: Javadekar

Javadekar said education "is not a subject for party poltics" but it is an important issue and "we will have discussion on it with everyone". Sources told IANS that Irani was shifted to Textiles because of the many controversies during her tenure as HRD Minister and the way she dealt with them.

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  • Trump considers Indiana Governor Mike Pence for VP
Trump considers Indiana Governor Mike Pence for VP

Pence, who actually endorsed Ted Cruz during the primaries in April, is believed to be on Trump's shortlist of VP options. "I like Governor Pence, but I think he should kind of finish what he's got here and stick in the race for the governor", Michael Shroyer said.

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  • South Sudan fighting between army factions persists
South Sudan fighting between army factions persists

Civil war broke out in December 2013 when Kiir accused Machar of plotting a coup. South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (R) and South Sudanese first Vice-President Riek Machar (L) sing the national anthem in Juba, capital of South Sudan, April 26, 2016.

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  • Avon apologizes after miscommunication leads to Muslim man arrested
Avon apologizes after miscommunication leads to Muslim man arrested

She said her sister called her and said there was a man "in full headdress with multiple disposable phones pledging his allegiance to ISIS", according to the news release (via CNN ). Mr Menhali's treatment became front-page news in the Emirates, a key United States ally that is home to the commercial hub of Dubai , and prompted the federation's g...

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  • Zakir Naik to land in Mumbai, politicos demand his arrest on arrival
Zakir Naik to land in Mumbai, politicos demand his arrest on arrival

The decision to ban Peace TV Bangla was taken at a special meeting of the Cabinet committee on law and order that was chaired by industry minister Amir Hossain Amu and attended, besides senior ministers, by the chief of police, head of the elite Rapid Action Battalion, paramilitary border guards and top officials of different security agencies.

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  • In Dallas remarks, Obama will aim to make sense of shootings
In Dallas remarks, Obama will aim to make sense of shootings

The transfer of the system to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation control was a key part of an alliance summit in Warsaw that stressed deterring Moscow from destabilizing Eastern Europe. Tourists and curiosity seekers lined some streets in hopes of catching a glimpse of Obama, and local TV aired wall-to-wall coverage of his movements.

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  • Chilcot report: Unrepentant Blair defends decision to go to war
Chilcot report: Unrepentant Blair defends decision to go to war

Mr Corbyn did not, however, call for Mr Blair to be tried for war crimes, as some had suspected he might. The Upper Bann assembly member, who was a Regimental Sergeant Major in the Royal Irish Regiment, said the Chilcot report "spreads the jam of blame" across many people and organisations.

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  • Texas woman shot while protecting son says she'd march again
Texas woman shot while protecting son says she'd march again

Taylor said everyone panicked and ran. "That second shot, as he was going down, he said, 'He has a gun, run, '" she said. She began to sob, covering her face. Shetamia Taylor said she is extremely grateful to the officers who saved her and her family's life. They ducked behind a stone pillar. "I have never seen anything like that".

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  • Black Lives Matter activist released from jail
Black Lives Matter activist released from jail

Racial tensions that have taken hold of cities and towns across the country this week were made manifest Saturday evening in Baton Rouge, La., when Black Panther activists came face-to-face with state troopers in an extraordinary display of animus between citizens and the authorities charged with keeping them safe.

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  • Australia election: PM Malcolm Turnbull claims victory
Australia election: PM Malcolm Turnbull claims victory

The nation has been politically paralysed since the July 2 ballot failed to produce a clear victor, forcing electoral officials to comb through postal votes to determine the outcome. The chaos follows one of the closest elections in Australian history, which failed to deliver an immediate victor. In several seats, just a few hundred votes were sepa...

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  • Israel's attorney general probes suspicions surrounding PM
Israel's attorney general probes suspicions surrounding PM

He called the visit "important" and said it reflected the positive change in Israel-Egypt relations. Israeli authorities have embarked last month on investigating Netanyahu's alleged connections with French businessman Arnaut Mimran, who was recently found guilty by a French court over a massive fraud case.

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  • Israel and Palestinians: Egypt FM urges two-state solution in rare visit
Israel and Palestinians: Egypt FM urges two-state solution in rare visit

However, relations cooled over Israel's policies towards the Palestinians, and were further soured after the June 2012 election of the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi as Egyptian president. After decades of wars followed by a cold peace, Israel has emerged as a discreet ally to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi. Sisi offered the 2002 Ara...

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  • Attacks on Cops Hurt Push for Racial Justice: Obama
Attacks on Cops Hurt Push for Racial Justice: Obama

The Friday protests came a day after a sniper killed five police officers during a demonstration in Dallas . All of the California protests were peaceful. "We are in a polarized political climate right now where the "us-versus-them" mentality has started to reign supreme". On Saturday night, activist and reporter Deray McKesson was arrested du...

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  • Congressional Committee clears Hillary Clinton Of Wrongdoing In Benghazi Report
Congressional Committee clears Hillary Clinton Of Wrongdoing In Benghazi Report

Clinton testified before the panel for almost 11 hours last fall. A secret cabal of Gaddafi loyalists rescued U.S. personnel trapped during the Benghazi terror attacks on September 11, 2012 despite President Obama's attempts to overthrow the Libyan dictator, according to an 800-page report.

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  • Gatlin wins 200 metres showdown with Merritt
Gatlin wins 200 metres showdown with Merritt

Justin Gatlin powered to victory in the 200 metres at the US Olympic trials on Saturday as hurdler Aries Merritt's fairytale comeback from a kidney transplant ended in disappointment. The U.S. Olympic track trials will conclude on Sunday, with the women's 200-meter final as Allyson Felix looks to qualify in that event as well as the 400-meter dash.

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