• Suspect shot after Brussels station explosion
Suspect shot after Brussels station explosion

Authorities evacuated the station and La Grande Place - the main square around the station - after reports circulated about a blast, according to the Independent . Belgian newspaper La Libre quoted prosecutors, who claimed the man was shot whilst wearing a rucksack and a bomb belt. Prosecutor's spokeswoman Ine Van Wymersch confirmed his de...

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  • ISIS claims responsibility for Melbourne siege that left two dead
ISIS claims responsibility for Melbourne siege that left two dead

Khayre shot dead a man who was working at the apartment complex and held a woman hostage. After police tried to negotiate with Khayre, officers stormed the building and shot the gunman dead. Ashton said police did not regard ISIS' claim of responsibility as evidence that the violence was planned. The hostage was rescued unharmed. Australian ...

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  • Military Areas of Control in the Waning Days of Islamic State
Military Areas of Control in the Waning Days of Islamic State

USA -led coalition forces had already set off a fresh round of controversy Sunday, shooting down a Syrian warplane that reportedly bombed nearby Syrian Democratic Forces, who are allied with the U.S.in their fight against ISIS . Operating in both Syria and Iraq, the force includes about 780 personnel, including 300 service members who work in it...

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  • Explosion kills 3 at a mall in Colombia
Explosion kills 3 at a mall in Colombia

Later, it has been reported that two more people died in a hospital from sustained injuries. Bogota's mayor, Enrique Peñalosa, has called the explosion a " cowardly terrorist attack ". "This act has hurt us very much", he said. Of the injured, one is in grave condition but is expected to survive, while the other eight are in less serious cond...

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  • The Trump team's spin about the Russian Federation probe sinks deeper into absurdity
The Trump team's spin about the Russian Federation probe sinks deeper into absurdity

WASHINGTON, D.C.: One of Donald Trump's lawyers insisted Sunday that the president was not under criminal investigation as part of the sweeping probe into Russia's alleged meddling in American elections, despite the U.S. "You've now said he is being investigated after saying" he isn't, Fox News anchor Chris Wallace said. "Well, I will tell ...

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  • Iran strikes Syria for Tehran attacks
Iran strikes Syria for Tehran attacks

The Revolutionary Guards said it fired a total of six missiles into Syria's Deir-ez Zor province on Sunday, from the city of Kermanshah and Iran's Kurdistan province. Since Trump took office, his administration has put new economic sanctions on those allegedly involved with Iran's missile program as the Senate has voted for applying new sanctions...

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  • Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out'
Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out'

Warmbier". The school is the only privately funded university in North Korea and is unique for having a large number of foreign staff. Under their proposal, the Treasury Department would be ordered to prohibit all financial transactions related to travel to North Korea by Americans, unless specifically authorized by a USA license.

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  • Two EU staff killed in Mali attack: Mogherini
Two EU staff killed in Mali attack: Mogherini

French soldiers are seen at the site in the Le Campement Kangaba resort. Mali's Security Minister Salif Traore told The Associated Press that all the attackers had been killed. France intervened in Mali in 2013 to oust Islamic extremists who had seized control of the major northern towns the year before. But jihadists have continued to moun...

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  • A Look at Syria's Conflict, as Mutual Enemies Close In on IS
A Look at Syria's Conflict, as Mutual Enemies Close In on IS

Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane for the first time, prompting Russian Federation to issue a threat against American airborne assets over Syrian airspace. The incidents reflect mounting competition for areas of Syria where Islamic State (IS) insurgents are in retreat, leaving swathes of territory up for grabs and posing the question of ...

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  • UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit
UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit

The two chief negotiators met in Brussels and, after an intricate discussion, they both expressed their confidence regarding the separation of Britain from the European Union . President Donald Trump - predicting the bloc's eventual break-up. Uncertainty has dragged on following Britain's snap elections on June 8, in which the ruling Conservativ...

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  • United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria
United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

USA support of anti-Islamic State militias such as the ones in At Tanf and the Syrian Democratic Forces has increasingly put it into direct conflict with Syria and its allies Russia , Iran, and Shiite militias. The incident happened near the combat outpost in At-Tanf, where US and coalition advisers are supporting forces that are battling the ...

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  • Tehran terror attacks' mastermind killed by security forces
Tehran terror attacks' mastermind killed by security forces

The Iranian security forces arrested 41 members of Daesh terror group (outlawed in Russia), in four provinces across the country, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry said in a statement on Friday. The U.S. has designated Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism since 1984. They returned to Iran last July or August under the leadership of a commande...

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  • Steve Scalise's shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names
Steve Scalise's shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Scalise probably has hundreds of bullet fragments in his body, and doctors don't plan to remove them because usually there is more risk than benefit in doing so, Sava said. He received multiple units of blood, said Sava, who declined to describe the exact nature of Scalise's internal injuries. Scalise was fielding ground balls at second base Wedn...

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  • Iran's top leader opposes Iraqi Kurdish independence vote
Iran's top leader opposes Iraqi Kurdish independence vote

Ayatollah Khamenei added that the USA is against Hashd al-Sha'abi because "they [Americans] want Iraq to lose its key element of strength". Ayatollah Khamenei warned that any emergence of division and conflict among Iraqis would pave the way for Washington to harm Iraq, stressing the importance of preventing the presence of USA forces in Iraq und...

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  • Australia Suspends Syria Air Strikes Over Russia, US Tensions
Australia Suspends Syria Air Strikes Over Russia, US Tensions

Meanwhile the Syrian army and its allies are also closing in on Raqqa and last week the Syrian military reached areas controlled by the SDF, making clashes between the opposing alliances nearly inevitable. That Syrian aircraft had dropped bombs near the SDF south of the city of Tabqah. "Pro-regime forces" could include Bashar al-Assad's Syrian ...

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  • Lawyer: Trump not under investigation
Lawyer: Trump not under investigation

On June 14, the Washington Post reported that Mueller had expanded his investigation to determine if Trump had attempted to obstruct justice, and was interviewing senior intelligence officials - Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, Head of National Security Agency Mike Rogers , and Rogers' former deputy Richard Ledgett - as part o...

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  • Saudi king names son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince
Saudi king names son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince

The order comes immediately after King Salman issued series of royal decrees stripped Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who was first in line to the throne, from his title as crown prince and from his post as the country's powerful interior minister overseeing security.

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  • Survey shows overwhelming support for abortion law reform in Northern Ireland
Survey shows overwhelming support for abortion law reform in Northern Ireland

The talks to restore the institutions take place as negotiations continue in London between Prime Minister Theresa May and the DUP to strike a parliamentary deal to support her minority Government. "The imposition of Brexit , against the will of the people of the North, will undermine the all-Ireland structures and rights of citizens in the Nort...

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  • US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site
US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

USA officials have known that the site is ready to conduct an underground test for some time. Experts have told Business Insider that a military intervention against North Korea remains unlikely because of the spread and mysterious nature of the country's arsenal, but a limited strike against a single, high-value target could happen.

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  • Sinn Fein Accuses Theresa May Of Breaching Good Friday Agreement
Sinn Fein Accuses Theresa May Of Breaching Good Friday Agreement

On the other hand, May's "defeat" can be also attributed to her Brexit policy. President Gerry Adams met with Mrs May in London on Thursday, 15 June, and he told her she was playing "fast and loose" with the Good Friday Agreement. During his day in Belfast, he will meet Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire and will also hold meeti...

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