• ASSASSIN'S CREED ORIGINS Takes the Series to Egypt
ASSASSIN'S CREED ORIGINS Takes the Series to Egypt

For whatever reason I hear the location and think nothing but the tans of a desert region with a pyramid or sphinx appearing on the horizon. The company has described Assassin's Creed Origins as more of an " action RPG " than previous games in the franchise, with combat including an "adrenaline" feature that sees Bayek whipped up into a frenz...

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  • Landslides kill 43 in Bangladesh after heavy rain
Landslides kill 43 in Bangladesh after heavy rain

Seven people, including three children, were killed in the hilly town of Bandarban, after their homes were buried in mud on Monday night, according to police officer Rafiq Ullah . Heavy monsoon rains also pounded the capital Dhaka and the port city of Chittagong in the district of the same name, which experienced 222 millimetres of rain, disrupt...

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  • Morocco says will send food to Qatar after Gulf states cut ties
Morocco says will send food to Qatar after Gulf states cut ties

On 5 June, the maritime authorities in Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain said they had closed their ports to Qatari-flagged vessels. "We have our national committees on terror financing and counter-terrorism", he told the Doha-based news channel.

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  • Gulf stock markets rebound amid easing tensions with Qatar
Gulf stock markets rebound amid easing tensions with Qatar

Kuwait, the mediator of the dispute, remains in contact with Qatar and the US, Al-Jazeera TV cited Al Thani as saying today. Qatar is still waiting for specific demands from the Saudi-led bloc that has severed ties with the tiny Gulf state, and therefore sees no basis yet for a diplomatic solution, Foreign Minister Mohammed Al Thani said.

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  • Trump partially denies Comey's testimony, mum on existence of recordings
Trump partially denies Comey's testimony, mum on existence of recordings

I'm not going to say , 'I want you to pledge allegiance.' Who would do that? Mr Comey testified that Mr Trump told him on January 26 he expected loyalty from the Federal Bureau of Investigation director and the next month urged him to drop the Flynn probe.

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  • NSA leak suspect's family: Trump will 'make an example' of her
NSA leak suspect's family: Trump will 'make an example' of her

Court records say victor admitted to mailing a copy of the classified report to a news outlet when an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent interviewed her at her home Saturday. Victor didn't hide her disdain for Trump. The Intercept said the NSA report was dated May 5 - the same date court records cited for the documents victor is accused of ...

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  • Former FBI director Comey says White House spread 'lies, plain and simple'
Former FBI director Comey says White House spread 'lies, plain and simple'

He is a good guy. 'I would be glad to tell him exactly what I just told you, ' Trump told a reporter. So who gained and who lost from the Comey show that according to a CBS estimate was watched by 26 million people costing about $3.3 billion in productivity? Re: "Trump: Comey perjured himself - GOP shrugs off hearings, stays firmly behind l...

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  • Wonder Woman lassos $11 million at Thursday night box office
Wonder Woman lassos $11 million at Thursday night box office

If you're a movie fan, the character of Steve Trevor could call you back. Perhaps that's exactly why this superhero movie didn't include one - it might just be that Wonder Woman is its own movie. "In the history of all the movies that I've done, it never worked out that way before". Wonder Woman is out in theaters today. While Gadot's boobs...

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  • Eritrea sides with Gulf nations against Qatar
Eritrea sides with Gulf nations against Qatar

The Qatari government has dismissed the allegations as "baseless" and said that it has been leading the region in attacking what it called the roots of " terrorism ", including giving young people hope through jobs, educating hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees and funding community programmes to challenge the agendas of armed groups.

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  • Russian opposition leader jailed as tens of thousands protest against corruption
Russian opposition leader jailed as tens of thousands protest against corruption

More than 3,000 protested in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, with other rallies in the southern resort Sochi, Krasnoyarsk, Kazan, Tomsk and Vladivostok. The demonstrators appeared to skew predominantly younger - those who were born o. Navalny himself was picked up by police as he headed to the Moscow event.

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  • Theresa May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'
Theresa May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

May yesterday unveiled her full cabinet, which will meet for the first time today, making few changes as she vowed to cling on despite pressure to quit. While Britons voted by 52 to 48 percent for Brexit in last year's referendum, Scots strongly backed staying in the bloc and Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister in Scotland's devolved assembly, said a s...

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  • Losses for Scottish nationalists
Losses for Scottish nationalists

It is likely that Jeremy Corbyn's unashamedly social democratic manifesto was a major draw for these voters, and some of them may have voted for Labour at the expense of the SNP . "The SNP must provide clarity to the people of Scotland and take the threat off the table immediately". In light of recent terror attacks in Manchester and London,...

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  • Tottering Theresa May Names New Cabinet, Michael Gove Returns
Tottering Theresa May Names New Cabinet, Michael Gove Returns

But the election result meant it was unclear whether her plan to take Britain out of the bloc's single market and customs union could still be pursued. He told the Sunday Mirror: 'I can still be Prime Minister. May's office has said that the most senior Cabinet members - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond , Foreign Secretary Boris Jo...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn's UK Labour Party celebrates an 'exciting' election loss
Jeremy Corbyn's UK Labour Party celebrates an 'exciting' election loss

Britain's typically right-wing press savaged May over the election outcome, questioning whether she will be able to remain in power after a result that leaves her reliant on uniting rival factions within her party to deliver Brexit . 'I can still be prime minister. Corbyn was even praised by some members of the Conservative party, who said he ha...

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  • Can diplomacy solve the crisis in the Gulf?
Can diplomacy solve the crisis in the Gulf?

The UAE has threatened up to 15 years in prison or debilitating fines for anyone who shows sympathy to embattled Qatar, while Bahrain's Ministry of Interior announced penalties of up to five years imprisonment on their website. "We have legal channels to object to this", he said. "It is actually a travesty of civilized behaviour to close ai...

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  • Natural disaster strikes off Turkey's coast near Greek islands
Natural disaster strikes off Turkey's coast near Greek islands

The Athens Geodynamic Institute, which tallied the quake at 6.1 magnitude, said it had a depth of just 10 kilometres. Christiana Kalogirou also said that "the information we have is that there are 10 injuries". Turkey is on major geological fault lines and the Anatolian heartland has suffered serious damage from earthquakes in recent years. ...

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  • Motorbikes left in charred pile after bomb kills seven in Afghanistan
Motorbikes left in charred pile after bomb kills seven in Afghanistan

It took place as the turmoil-hit nation witnesses some of the worst terrorist attacks in years and unprecedented Taliban battlefield advances since 2001. Under Obama, the US supported peace deals that Ghani's government made with former warlords, such as Gulbuddin Hekmatyar , and White House officials admitted a resolution to Afghanistan's conflic...

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  • United Kingdom fears the Gulf's Qatar blockade is hurting its people
United Kingdom fears the Gulf's Qatar blockade is hurting its people

Why it's controversial or upsetting to call for a (very rich) nation to stop sponsoring terrorism around the globe is a mystery, but here we are. Those attacks, which left at least 12 people dead, were claimed by ISIS. Last week, Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed ties with Qatar. After its "big effort to ...

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  • Sydney Uber driver sentenced to 9 years in prison for rape
Sydney Uber driver sentenced to 9 years in prison for rape

The woman woke to find Naveed on top of her, the court heard. She did not order an Uber and did not remember getting into the auto. "I didn't have any strength in me and nothing was really working", the woman told the court. Muhammad Naveed sexually assaulted the female victim while she was alone, couldn't stay awake from intoxication and didn...

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  • US attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russia
US attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russia

Last week , former FBI Director James Comey reportedly told the intel committee during a closed hearing about a possible third Sessions meeting with the ambassador. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., asked Comey a series of questions about Sessions' involvement in the Russian Federation investigation during the two weeks between Trump expressing his "h...

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