• Nakatani: Japan to keep close watch on China in E. China Sea
Nakatani: Japan to keep close watch on China in E. China Sea

The court ruled a year ago that seven of the 15 points fell within its purview while the remaining eight would be decided in its final verdict. "That calculation might prove to be wrong". However even as it steps up its propaganda, it seems to have sensed a new opening with the election of new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. "We are not prepa...

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  • Pakistan sponsoring terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir: Jitendra Singh
Pakistan sponsoring terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir: Jitendra Singh

The government meeting chaired by PM Modi is being attended by Home Minister Rajnath Singh who postponed his United States trip in the wake of the Kashmir situation. He reminded the Pakistani leader that his country is known in the world over as "largest exporter of terrorism" and a nation which is "imploding at seams."In a jibe at the Prime Minist...

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  • Pentagon Lifts Ban on Transgender Military Service Members
Pentagon Lifts Ban on Transgender Military Service Members

He says only a person's qualifications should matter, and that there should be no other unrelated barriers to service. From now on, all service members, including transgender personnel, will receive free health care that is deemed necessary by their military doctor.

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  • North Korea: US sanctions amount to 'declaration of a war'
North Korea: US sanctions amount to 'declaration of a war'

North Korea has also been mentioned by the presumptive presidential nominee for the Republican Party, Donald Trump, who likely as a reaction to the country being sanctioned by the us over the years has offered to negotiate with leader Kim Jong Un rather than impose more sanctions.

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  • Ruling Conservatives win Australian general election
Ruling Conservatives win Australian general election

Earlier in the day, Bill Shorten, the leader of the opposition Australian Labor Party, admitted his party's elections defeat, promising to work towards bipartisanship whenever possible and to strive towards having a functioning parliament.

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  • Cameron says UK must stay close to the EU after Brexit
Cameron says UK must stay close to the EU after Brexit

In what may have been his last major speech in office, he announced here yesterday two major procurements for British defense including a new fleet of Apache attack helicopters and a buy of P-8 maritime patrol aircraft. He said dealing with the fallout will require "radical thinking", and making a success of Brexit will be the biggest challenge the...

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  • Palestinians clash with Israeli police at holy site
Palestinians clash with Israeli police at holy site

Judeh called on the worldwide community to oblige Israel to end its serious escalations of global Law and worldwide Humanitarian Law, and to respect and protect the freedom of worship. She added Israeli police officers "suppressed the stone throwers using riot dispersal means". Violence had erupted at the site in mid-September before spreading el...

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  • Ronaldo named in EURO 2016 team of the tournament, Bale misses out
Ronaldo named in EURO 2016 team of the tournament, Bale misses out

Santos, appointed after Portugal had lost their opening qualifier at home to Albania, is unbeaten in 14 competitive internationals in charge. "I said a month and three days ago that they were the best in Europe". Then again, after his knee injury he could still have been in pain. Portugal defended doggedly and threatened occasionally without th...

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  • U.S. to Send 560 More Troops to Iraq
U.S. to Send 560 More Troops to Iraq

But it could be in the coming weeks and months. The U.S. officials said a team of American troops went into Qayara for a quick site assessment Sunday and left. They previously had been limited to advising at headquarters and division levels, further from the battle. State Department spokesman John Kirby on Monday rejected the notion that the furt...

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  • Zakir Naik's Peace TV banned in Bangladesh
Zakir Naik's Peace TV banned in Bangladesh

Earlier on Thursday, Union minister for information and broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu indicated that Naik could face action if his preachings and teachings were found to be objectionable. "There is nothing as such". In past, others involved in terrorist activities like recently busted Hyderabad ISIS module's chief have found to be followers of Naik...

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  • Authorities raid 16 locations in Istanbul
Authorities raid 16 locations in Istanbul

Authorities believe the Islamic State is behind the attack, although the terrorist group has not officially claimed responsibility. "A medical team is working around the clock to conclude the identification process", he told journalists. NTV, without citing any sources, said one of the two militants was wanted by Turkey on suspicion that he would c...

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  • İstanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 44
İstanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 44

He could not confirm media reports that the Russian was from the restive Dagestan region in the Caucasus mountains. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the investigation. In a statement on Friday, Amnesty said it condemned the attack on the Istanbul airport and said it had opposed...

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  • Theresa May To Become Prime Minister
Theresa May To Become Prime Minister

At noon, Andrea Leadsom stepped down, making May leader-in-waiting. Speaking outside Parliament surrounded by Conservative colleagues, May said she was "honored and humbled" to have been chosen the party's new leader. He said: "We should now move as quickly as possible to ensure Theresa May can take over as leader". The energy minister - who ...

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  • Legal ruling looms in South China Sea row
Legal ruling looms in South China Sea row

What exactly is the court considering? However, observers say it could favour the Philippines - and China risks reputational damage if it does not abide by it. Consequently, China's claims to much of the strategic waterway-a vital artery of global trade-have been strongly challenged. Even the Philippines' position is unpredictable as a new gove...

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  • Yen slumps on Japanese stimulus hopes
Yen slumps on Japanese stimulus hopes

In other trading, emerging currencies broadly rose on the dollar, with the oil-linked Malaysian ringgit and South Korean won both adding more than 1 per cent against the greenback. The British pound is surging after Conservative party leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom pulled out of the race to be the UK's prime minister, leaving the favorite...

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  • United Kingdom opposition Labour Party now have a leadership battle of their own
United Kingdom opposition Labour Party now have a leadership battle of their own

The former shadow business secretary said she could provide the leadership "in dark times for Labour " that Mr Corbyn could not. "Speaking to my voters, I think I've got more of a chance of getting them to vote Labour with Owen in the lead, because I think they'll just feel more confidence in him, they'll feel that he understands their lives...

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  • History beckons Britain's second woman prime minister
History beckons Britain's second woman prime minister

A political era ended Monday - unexpectedly and without an election - as Prime Minister David Cameron said he will step down Wednesday in favor of Theresa May , a senior member of his Cabinet who will become Britain's second female leader.

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  • May and Leadsom make shortlist to become UK's next Prime Minister
May and Leadsom make shortlist to become UK's next Prime Minister

The MPs, in their second round of voting in the party leadership contest, eliminated Justice Secretary and former Leave campaigner Michael Gove when they voted today. "That's the reality of politics", a lawmaker said . Five contenders emerged Thursday in the race to become the next prime minister of Britain following David Cameron's decision to ...

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  • Dallas shooting victim shares powerful recount of attack
Dallas shooting victim shares powerful recount of attack

It was really nice". Another of her sons, Wavion Washington, hailed the officer who shielded them as they escaped. When it was safe to do so, the officers bundled Taylor and her son into a bullet-riddled patrol vehicle and rushed her to the hospital for treatment.

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  • Slap sanctions on South Sudan — UN chief
Slap sanctions on South Sudan — UN chief

The violence intensified early on Monday. In addition, almost 2,000 Indian Army personnel, 31 police officers and some civilian officials are taking part in the United Nations peacekeeping operations in South Sudan. United Nations bases were hit by small arms and heavy weapons on Sunday. The U.S. State Department announced on Monday a reducti...

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