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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Iran-backed Shi'ite paramilitary force said on Sunday it had dislodged Islamic State from a number of villages west of Mosul, scoring further progress towards the border with…
05.28 / 17:31
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Eight people, including a sheriff's deputy, were killed in a shooting in Mississippi, US whereas authorities said Sunday that a suspect has been taken into custody in this regard. Mississippi Bureau of Investigation spokesman Warren Strain said the shootings occurred at three separate homes on Saturday night in rural Lincoln County. Two of the homes are in Brookhaven and one is in Bogue Chitto. The area is about 109 kilometres south of Jackson, the capital. Strain said investigators were…
05.28 / 17:18
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Expanding teams of lawyers and experienced public relations hands are being recruited to deal with the drumbeat of new revelations about Moscow's interference and possible improper dealings with the Trump campaign and…
05.28 / 17:16
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Merkel did not mention by name US President Donald Trump, but she told a packed beer tent in Munich that the days when Europe could completely count on others were "over to a certain…
05.28 / 17:16
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Houston, May 28 A seventh-grader in a US school was bestowed a “most likely to become a terrorist” award from her teacher, prompting angry reaction from parents forcing the school to apologise for the event. (Follow The Tribune on Facebook; and Twitter @thetribunechd) The event was supposed to be a joke, part of a mock end-of-the-year awards ceremony at Anthony Aguirre Junior High in Channelview, Texas, near Houston, where a group of teachers hand certificates to students. Lizeth Vil…
05.28 / 16:52
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(Reuters) - The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins of all flights into and out of the country, John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security, said on…
05.28 / 16:51
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PARIS: France’s new President Emmanuel Macron says he was ready for his “moment of truth” with US counterpart Donald Trump — when they shook hands for the first time. “You have to show you won’t make little concessions, even symbolic ones,” Macron, 39, told the French weekly Journal du Dimanche on Sunday. Footage of the…
05.28 / 16:47
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MOSCOW: Russia on Sunday held a successful test flight of its new MC-21 medium-haul passenger jet that it hopes will revive its troubled civil aviation industry and challenge giants Airbus and Boeing. The plane, whose prototype was unveiled last June, flew for 30 minutes at a height of 1,000 metres and a speed of 300…
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LONDON: A total of 14 people are in detention in Britain and Libya over Monday’s suicide bombing at a pop concert in the English city of Manchester by a British-born man of Libyan origin. A teenage boy and a woman arrested by British police this week have since been released without charge, leaving 12 in…
05.28 / 16:47
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Death toll from nearly a week of fighting nears 100, bodies of civilians dumped near city MARAWI, Philippines: Two thousand fearful civilians were trapped yesterday inside a southern Philippine city where troops are battling Islamist militants, authorities said, as the death toll from almost a week of fighting neared 100. The military intensified a bombing…
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COLOMBO: Emergency teams rushed to distribute aid yesterday to half a million Sri Lankans displaced after the island’s worst flooding in more than a decade, as authorities upgraded the death toll to 146. The official Disaster Management Centre said 112 people were still missing, with 50 injured in hospital, since torrential rain and landslides swept […
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Authorities in Mississippi said on Sunday that a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff's…
05.28 / 16:25
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Portland: US police have identified the two men killed by a white supremacist, Jeremy Joseph Christian (35) on Friday in a train in Portland as Ricky John Best (53) and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche (23) when they attempted to defend passengers the suspect, Christian was bullying. Christian was reported to have shouted Islamophobic slurs at…
05.28 / 16:11
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MUNICH (Reuters) - Europe can no longer completely rely on its allies, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, pointing to bruising meetings of G7 wealthy nations and NATO last…
05.28 / 15:54
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MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has appealed to Muslim separatists and Maoist-led rebels to join his government's fight against Islamic State-linked…
05.28 / 15:54
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A photograph, which has been widely shared on social media, showed the message "love from Manchester" on a Paveway IV bomb loaded on a British jet carrying out air strikes from Royal Air Force (RAF) Akrotiri in Cyprus, The Telegraph rep…
05.28 / 15:46
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Brookhaven (US), May 28 Authorities in Mississippi said today that a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff's deputy. Mississippi Bureau of Investigation spokesman Warren Strain said the shootings occurred at three separate homes last night in rural Lincoln County. Two of the homes are in Brookhaven and one is in Bogue Chitto. The area is about 109 kilometres south of Jackson, the capital. Strain said investigators were gathering evidence…
05.28 / 15:21
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Colombo: More bodies under mudslides on Sunday pulled out by rescuers and the death toll reached to 146 with 112 others go missing in Sri Lanka. More rains are forecasted for Sunday and Monday, for now, the weather has cleared. Due to torrential rains of two days, over 100,000 have been displaced in the country’s…
05.28 / 14:59
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DUBAI (Reuters) - The families of five Bahrainis killed during a security raid last week accused authorities of depriving them from bidding farewell to their loved ones after authorities buried the bodies without their…
05.28 / 14:42
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DUBAI (Reuters) - Descendents of the founding father of Saudi Arabia's Wahhabi brand of Islam have sought to distance themselves from Qatar's ruling family, according to a statement published on Sunday, in a further sign of a rift among Gulf Arab…
05.28 / 14:42
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