At least seven dead in Benghazi attack: security source

At least seven dead in Benghazi attack: security source

BENGHAZI: At least seven people were killed and around twenty others injured late Thursday in a car bomb attack in the centre of Benghazi in eastern Libya, a local security official told AFP. The bomb exploded close to the Tibesti hotel on a busy road where many people go to...

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How the summit fell between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

How the summit fell between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

The summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un will not be held next June 12. It was to be a historic summit: the president of the United States, Donald Trump, and the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, meeting in Singapore. A milestone fruit of the thaw between the two Koreas...

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North Korea regrets cancellation of summit with Trump

North Korea regrets cancellation of summit with Trump

Through a statement, Pyongyang expressed its willingness to meet, arguing that Kim Jong-un has made “maximum efforts” to finalize the meeting. The North Korean Government regretted the decision of the United States to cancel the summit agreed for next June 12 between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in Singapore, and...

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Israeli minister tells the EU to go “to the thousand hells”

Israeli minister tells the EU to go “to the thousand hells”

Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Wednesday (23.05.2018) that the European Union (EU) “can go to the thousand hell” for requesting an investigation into the alleged police brutality against Israeli Arab demonstrators. The EU condemned police violence at a rally in the northern city of Haifa last Tuesday to...

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USA requires two Venezuelan diplomats to leave the country in 48 hours

USA requires two Venezuelan diplomats to leave the country in 48 hours

USA ordered the expulsion of two Venezuelan diplomats of high rank in response to the step taken by Maduro, who designated as persona non gratas the senior US diplomat in the country and his second. The Government of the United States ordered today (23.05.2018) the expulsion of two Venezuelan diplomats, giving...

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Judge prohibits Trump from blocking critics on Twitter

Judge prohibits Trump from blocking critics on Twitter

A federal judge in the United States has banned President Trump from blocking Twitter users who are critical of his government, considering it “unconstitutional” because it violates his rights. Naomi Reice Buchwald, a judge of the federal court of the Southern District of New York, decided today that the president...

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Indian College bars girl with hijab, she moves HC

Indian College bars girl with hijab, she moves HC

 MUMBAI: A homeopathy student barred from attending college because she wears the hijab (headscarf) has moved court saying she is now being prevented from appearing for repeater exams in June because of poor attendance. Bandra resident Fakeha Badami enrolled in the bachelor of homeopathy medicine and surgery course in Sai Homeopathic Medical...

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Will Trump and Kim negotiate something similar to the agreement with Iran?

Will Trump and Kim negotiate something similar to the agreement with Iran?

The scheduled meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un raises many questions about how its outcome may be. DW spoke with a former US special envoy for North Korea and other analysts.  What could be the best scenario after the summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un? Robert King, US special...

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Uncertainty about the US summit with North Korea following Trump’s announcement that it might not take place on June 12

Uncertainty about the US summit with North Korea following Trump’s announcement that it might not take place on June 12

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are scheduled to meet next June 12 in Singapore. The appointment now is uncertain. US President Donald Trump spoke on Tuesday about the possibility of delaying his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, scheduled for next month in Singapore. “It may not go ahead on...

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F-35: The most advanced military aircraft in the world used for the first time in combat by Israel

F-35: The most advanced military aircraft in the world used for the first time in combat by Israel

The F-35 was in development for more than 15 years. The F-35, the most expensive military aircraft in the world, participated for the first time in combat. He did it during two recent operations of the Israeli army. Israeli Air Force commander Amikam Norkin said on Tuesday that his country used US...

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Nipa virus kills 5 in India, dozens quarantined

Nipa virus kills 5 in India, dozens quarantined

NEW DELHI: A fatal virus carried by fruit bats has killed at least five people so far in southern India and over 90 people are in quarantine, a top health official stated on Tuesday. “We can confirm that five people have died from the Nipah virus,” Kerala state health surveillance...

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Iran for now avoid crossing “red line” in nuclear issue

Iran for now avoid crossing “red line” in nuclear issue

Tehran wants to obtain as soon as possible guarantees from the EU that the suspension of economic sanctions against Iran will be maintained in exchange for the latter renouncing a nuclear military program, as agreed in 2015. The Iranian government will for now avoid crossing the “red line” in the...

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Father throws grand party after his son failed the board examination, son vows to work harder

Father throws grand party after his son failed the board examination, son vows to work harder

A civil contractor in Bhopal threw a grand party after his son failed the grade 10 board examination, reported media officials. The odd celebration included firecrackers, sweets and assortments, exclaimed a resident. “This is how I want to motivate my son. After failing in exams, children go into depression and some...

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Child pornography toll increases, more than 100 people arrested in Brazil

Child pornography toll increases, more than 100 people arrested in Brazil

Brasília: Almost 2,600 police officers deployed across 24 of Brazil’s 26 states and the capital to serve 578 arrest and search warrants related to online sexual harassment of children and adolescents. 132 people have been charged guilty till date, including teachers and public-sector workers ranging from 20 years old to retirement...

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John Bolton, the man who angered North Korea

John Bolton, the man who angered North Korea

John Bolton is a US National Security Advisor. since April. John Bolton provokes “disgust” in North Korea. The White House security adviser said Pyongyang justified its threat to cancel the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, scheduled for June 12 in Singapore. And it is that Bolton suggested on Sunday...

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Case Stormy Daniels: Trump reveals that he reimbursed $ 100,000 to the lawyer who paid the porn actress

Case Stormy Daniels: Trump reveals that he reimbursed $ 100,000 to the lawyer who paid the porn actress

Trump admitted the payment to Daniels although he denies having had a sexual relationship with her. First, I did not know anything about the payment. Then he recognized that it had been done. And now he presented a test. With a financial statement released Wednesday, US President Donald Trump formally informed that...

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7 Afghan militants and 3 children found dead at the Turkish coast

7 Afghan militants and 3 children found dead at the Turkish coast

ISTANBUL: On Monday, seven Afghan migrants, including three children die as their boat sank off Turkey’s northwest province of Canakkale, the Turkish coastguard said. The boat was loaded with 20 people when it sank, they said in a statement, adding that 12 other Afghan migrants and an Iranian national had...

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Japan’s female journalists team up to combat sexual harassment and abuse, #MeToo movement

Japan’s female journalists team up to combat sexual harassment and abuse, #MeToo movement

TOKYO: On Tuesday Female journalists in Japan said they were teaming up to combat sexual harassment on media, which they believed had become widespread in a country where the #MeToo movement has been slow to take off. An aggregate of 86 women journalists have mustered together to form the Women...

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Palestinians withdraw top representative to the US over Israel embassy move

Palestinians withdraw top representative to the US over Israel embassy move

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: On Tuesday, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas withdrew his top representative to the United States, the foreign ministry announced, a day after the US moved its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem. Husam Zomlot, the head of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s office in Washington, would be returning to the Palestinian...

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Israel bombs five Hamas targets in Gaza

Israel bombs five Hamas targets in Gaza

The Israeli army today attacked what it called five “terrorist targets” in a military training zone of the Islamist movement Hamas, in the northern Gaza Strip.      “The attack was carried out in response to the violent acts of the last hours carried out by Hamas along the security fence”...

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Jerusalem, a city divided by the opening of the US embassy.

Jerusalem, a city divided by the opening of the US embassy.

Washington officially opens its embassy in Jerusalem today. The measure has unleashed a strong international condemnation and occurs just as tensions between Israel and Iran are growing. Tania Krämer reports from Jerusalem. This May 14, the quiet residential neighborhood of Arnona south of Jerusalem will become the center of world attention. The flags...

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1 killed and 4 injured during a deadly knife attack in Paris, IS claims responsibility

1 killed and 4 injured during a deadly knife attack in Paris, IS claims responsibility

PARIS: An armed man stabbed one person, while four injuring four others on Saturday night in central Paris. The man was later shot dead by police, security sources said. The man attacked five people with a knife, one of whom died, police said. Two were in critical condition, while all...

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Poland: Roads engulfed with chocolate due to a major spillage, traffic blocked

Poland: Roads engulfed with chocolate due to a major spillage, traffic blocked

Rescue officials in Poland are working efficiently to clear one of the country’s highways. The roadway is engulfed with a sticky brown substance; chocolate! It is blocking traffic from both directions. The problems began early Wednesday, after a huge chocolate-loaded vehicle carrying many tons of liquid chocolate upturned, and chocolate...

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Actors dressed like ISIS jihadists spark backlash in shopping mall

Actors dressed like ISIS jihadists spark backlash in shopping mall

IT WAS supposed to be a harmless public prank, but it had people screaming and running away in terror. When does a quest for publicity go too far? NOTE TO self-proclaimed innovative marketing folks: if you’re going to stage a publicity stunt, leave terror-related gimmicks out of it. Earlier this...

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Attackers kill imam, slit throats of worshippers at South Africa mosque

Attackers kill imam, slit throats of worshippers at South Africa mosque

VERULAM: Armed attackers struck a mosque outside the South African city of Durban on Thursday, stabbing to death an imam and injuring two others in a country known for its peaceful religious relations. Three men entered the large mosque after midday prayers, carrying guns and attacking the victims with knives...

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Trump and Kim will meet on June 12 in Singapore

Trump and Kim will meet on June 12 in Singapore

US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday (10.05.2018) that his historic meeting with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, will finally be on June 12 in Singapore. “The long-awaited meeting between Kim Jong-un and I will take place in Singapore on June 12. We will both try to make it...

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3 points to understand why Iran and Israel are at their most tense moment in recent decades

3 points to understand why Iran and Israel are at their most tense moment in recent decades

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said his country “had no interest in escalation.” The historic enmity between Israel and Iran seems these days at its most critical point: the armed forces of both countries have even exchanged artillery fire in Syria. Both countries are heading for an open confrontation that...

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Two Indian border guards killed in bomb blast

Two Indian border guards killed in bomb blast

NEW DELHI: Unidentified militants exploded a bomb Wednesday outside an Indian paramilitary headquarters in the restive northeastern state of Manipur killing two soldiers, a force spokesman said. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack on the Border Security Force (BSF) base in the state capital of Imphal. But dozens...

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Who are the three Americans released in North Korea?

Who are the three Americans released in North Korea?

They left North Korea on the plane that was traveled by Secretary of State and former director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo. Kim Hak-song, Kim Dong-chul, and Tony Kim are the American men who were detained in North Korea and were freed on Wednesday. This decision is considered a gesture of goodwill in the...

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Israel accuses Iran of attacking its forces in the Golan Heights

Israel accuses Iran of attacking its forces in the Golan Heights

After suffering the launching of 20 rockets, Israel responded and attacked dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria over the course of the night. Israel has accused Iranian forces of attacking 20 Israeli missiles in the Golan Heights with 20 missiles, Israeli official sources said. “Tonight (10.05.2018) about 12.10 am,...

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Macron will speak on Wednesday with Rohaní to save the nuclear agreement

Macron will speak on Wednesday with Rohaní to save the nuclear agreement

The French president will transmit his Iranian counterpart his “will to continue in the agreement”, announced the French Minister of Foreign Affairs.      The French president during his recent visit to Washington French President Emmanuel Macron will speak on Wednesday (09.05.2018) by phone with his Iranian counterpart, Mohamed Rohani, to...

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The harsh response and warning of President Hasan Rohani for Trump on his decision to abandon the nuclear agreement with Iran

The harsh response and warning of President Hasan Rohani for Trump on his decision to abandon the nuclear agreement with Iran

Hasan Rohani, president of Iran, said Tuesday that his country will remain “committed” to a multinational nuclear agreement. The president of Iran, Hasan Rohani, assured on Tuesday that his country will continue to be “committed” to the multinational nuclear agreement if the cooperation agreements with the other members of the...

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Tehran to respond ‘fiercely’ if the US continues to enforce ‘illegitimate demands’

Tehran to respond ‘fiercely’ if the US continues to enforce ‘illegitimate demands’

ANKARA: A group of Iranian lawmakers have stated that the parliament will oblige the government to respond “fiercely” if the United States tries to enforce what they called its “illegitimate demands” on Tehran over a 2015 nuclear deal, state TV reported on Tuesday. “We parliamentarians, of different political affiliations, support...

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Life imprisonment for high Chinese office for corruption

Life imprisonment for high Chinese office for corruption

Sun Zhengcai was considered as a possible successor to Xi Jinping at the head of the country and is accused of taking bribes worth 27 million dollars. It is the last episode of Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption crusade. The courts in Tianjin City sentenced Sun Zhengcai, a former Chinese agricultural minister and...

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“Be Best”: the new campaign of the first lady of the USA, Melania Trump, and why some question it?

“Be Best”: the new campaign of the first lady of the USA, Melania Trump, and why some question it?

“Be Better”, the initiative that will mark Melania’s career as first lady. Under that slogan, the brand new American first lady, Melania Trump, presented on Monday the initiative that will mark her career in the White House: a plan focused on the physical and mental health of children. The goal,...

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Afghanistan: Seven Indian engineers and an Afghan national working for a power plant abducted

Afghanistan: Seven Indian engineers and an Afghan national working for a power plant abducted

KABUL: On Sunday, Seven Indian engineers and an Afghan national working for a power plant in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan were kidnapped, officials stated. Zabihullah Shuja, spokesman for Baghlan police, said the engineers were traveling to a government-run power station in a minibus when unknown gunmen abducted them and...

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Nigeria: 45 die in an attack, conflicts arise

Nigeria: 45 die in an attack, conflicts arise

ABUJA:  On Sunday, at least 45 people died in an attack on a village in northern Nigeria, a police official told Reuters, the latest in a string of incidents underscoring insecurity in parts of the country. President Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria’s 2015 elections partly on promises to bring security to...

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North Korea launches a new warning to the United States ahead of the summit between Trump and Kim

North Korea launches a new warning to the United States ahead of the summit between Trump and Kim

North Korea had not criticized the United States for some time. The period of relative calm is over. North Korea launched a new warning against the United States this weekend ahead of the summit that Kim and Trump are expected to hold next month. A spokesman for the North Korean...

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There will be no Nobel Literature in 2018 for the scandal of sexual abuse

There will be no Nobel Literature in 2018 for the scandal of sexual abuse

The Swedish Academy announced that this year the highest literary award will not be delivered and that the ruling will be postponed to 2019. The Swedish Academy reported this Friday (04.05.2018) that this year will not be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, the highest award in world literature, and...

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Kim Jong-un met with Chinese Foreign Minister in Pyongyang

Kim Jong-un met with Chinese Foreign Minister in Pyongyang

It is the first visit of a Chinese Foreign Minister to North Korea in eleven years. The North Korean leader had made a secret visit in late March to Beijing to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met in Pyongyang with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi...

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Case Stormy Daniels: Donald Trump admits that he reimbursed his lawyer the payment to the porn actress

Case Stormy Daniels: Donald Trump admits that he reimbursed his lawyer the payment to the porn actress

The porn actress maintains that she had relations with Trump in 2006. Donald Trump, admitted on Thursday to have reimbursed one of his lawyers the US $ 130,000 paid to reach a confidentiality agreement with Stormy Daniels, the porn actress who claims to have maintained an intimate relationship with the...

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Dust Storm kills at least 72 people in India; Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan badly affected

Dust Storm kills at least 72 people in India; Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan badly affected

At least 72 people have been killed and more than 130 injured in the deadly dust storm which hit several parts of western and northern India on Wednesday. While as many as 45 people have died and at least 38 injured in different parts of Uttar Pradesh, the toll in Rajasthan...

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In addition to the two Koreas, these powers are also technically at war

In addition to the two Koreas, these powers are also technically at war

In July 1953, after three years of a bloody war on the Korean peninsula, North Korea and South Korea ceased fire and signed an armistice treaty. But never a peace agreement was signed and both countries continue, technically, at war. A few days ago Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader,...

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16 dead in attack of Islamic State against Libyan Electoral Commission

16 dead in attack of Islamic State against Libyan Electoral Commission

The assailants would have activated explosive devices attached to the body, but before they managed to set fire to the building and shoot three agents. At least 16 people died and another 19 were wounded today (02.05.2018) in a supposedly suicide attack perpetrated against the headquarters of the Electoral Commission...

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School Van in Indian Occupied Kashmir got pelted with stones injuring two students

School Van in Indian Occupied Kashmir got pelted with stones injuring two students

Two schoolchildren were injured when their school bus was pelted with stones in south Kashmir’s Shopian. Police sources said that a bus belonging to Rainbow International School came under attack in Zavoora area of Shopian on Wednesday morning. Some of the bus windows were damaged in the incident. The injured...

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At least 23 dead in bombings in IS zone in northeastern Syria

At least 23 dead in bombings in IS zone in northeastern Syria

The Syrian official news agency Sana blamed the international coalition aircraft for being behind a “massacre” and put the dead at 25. At least 23 civilians, including 10 minors, were killed today (01.05.2018) by bombings of unidentified aircraft in a town controlled by the jihadist group Islamic State (IS) in...

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Morocco breaks relations with Iran

Morocco breaks relations with Iran

Morocco says that Iran supports the Polisario Front, which seeks the independence of Western Sahara. According to Rabat, the Lebanese militia Hezbollah, an ally of Iran, provides logistical support and training to the movement. Morocco will sever diplomatic relations with Iran, citing Tehran’s support for the Polisario Front, which seeks self-determination...

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5 key points of the nuclear agreement with Iran and why Donald Trump threatens to abandon it

5 key points of the nuclear agreement with Iran and why Donald Trump threatens to abandon it

The historic nuclear agreement concluded successfully between Iran and the then foreign ministers of six powers: USA, China, Russia, United Kingdom, France and Germany, in Vienna, Austria, on July 14, 2015. The momentous nuclear agreement of 2015 between Iran and six world powers – the United States, Russia, China, the...

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Explosion in Afghanistan leaves at least 21 dead and 27 injured

Explosion in Afghanistan leaves at least 21 dead and 27 injured

The first records indicate that a motorcyclist would have immolated himself near an important area of Kabul. Among those killed is a photographer from the AFP Agency. At least 21 people have died, including an AFP Agency photographer, and 27 have been wounded in two attacks today in an area of...

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Israeli army kills 3 Palestinians in Gaza border fence

Israeli army kills 3 Palestinians in Gaza border fence

Since the beginning of March 30 the “Great Return March”, organized to demand the end of the blockade and the return of the refugees, 47 Palestinians in Gaza have died by Israeli fire. The Israeli army shot dead three Palestinians on the border with the Gaza Strip. Two of the suspected...

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