• A record number of refugees were displaced in 2016
A record number of refugees were displaced in 2016

This report was released the day before World Refugee day , which is June 20th. According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, almost 66 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes previous year as a result of persecution , violence and human rights violations.

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  • Comey Welcome in Russia Says Putin
Comey Welcome in Russia Says Putin

Putin reaffirmed his denial of allegations by US intelligence agencies that the Kremlin meddled in the 2016 USA election, saying that Russian Federation has openly expressed its views and hasn't engaged in any covert activities. Snowden?" he asked. Putin mentioned that the two countries were allies in two world wars. But low world oil prices ...

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  • Fire safety tests fail 34 UK tower blocks
Fire safety tests fail 34 UK tower blocks

A local London council has chose to evacuate some 800 households in apar. Residents of 800 London flats were hurriedly evacuated Saturday due to fire safety fears over their tower blocks' external cladding, after urgent testing prompted by the deadly Grenfell Tower inferno.

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  • UAE sees 'parting of ways' if Qatar does not accept Arab demands
UAE sees 'parting of ways' if Qatar does not accept Arab demands

The United Arab Emirates, one of four Arab countries embroiled in a political dispute with Qatar, said on Friday it would not back down if Doha does not engage with demands that include requiring it to curb ties with Iran. Gargash said the Turkish deployment was a "meaningless escalation" and he hoped Ankara would act in a "reasonable way"."We ho...

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  • Macron tells May EU door remains open to Britain
Macron tells May EU door remains open to Britain

One police officer was killed. Mohammed VI and Macron have spoken to key Gulf players in recent days and Macron said he will invite regional leaders to Paris for further discussions. However, in Brussels, it was reported that the British delegation was unable to say on what date it wanted the talks to start when asked to do so by Michael Barnie...

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  • London towers evacuated as more fail tests
London towers evacuated as more fail tests

Camden Borough Council said in a statement Saturday that it housed numerous residents at two temporary shelters while many others were provided hotel rooms, after inspectors found fire safety issues in housing towers, following the inferno in a west London apartment block that killed 79.

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  • Tower block cladding: 27 buildings fail fire safety tests
Tower block cladding: 27 buildings fail fire safety tests

She said local authorities were being urged to send in samples of cladding and material to be tested and "immediate action" would be taken if the materials were found not to be up to fire safety standards. He said officials knocked on residents' doors Friday night, two hours after he had heard about the evacuation on the news. Authorities in L...

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  • I Guess Donald Trump Was Right
I Guess Donald Trump Was Right

You go back to OH, they're not talking about Russian Federation. One could certainly argue that instead of letting GOP demonization of their party leaders drive their decision-making, Democrats should stick with Pelosi. Donald Trump was at 40 percent approval in the most recent RealClearPolitics average. For those keeping score at home, the ...

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  • Saudi, most Gulf Arabs start Eid al-Fitr on Sunday
Saudi, most Gulf Arabs start Eid al-Fitr on Sunday

The first is Eid al-Fitr and the second is Eid al-Adha, and when these festivities coincide with the period when school is in session, the Muslim pupils abandon school and this is something the Ghana Education Service frowns upon", he stated.

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  • Republicans Are 4-0 Defending Seats, but Could Still Be in Trouble
Republicans Are 4-0 Defending Seats, but Could Still Be in Trouble

Some of the Democrats' suggesting Pelosi should move on have recently argued that the Republican attack ads linking Democratic candidates to her are an effective campaign tool, and could hurt the party's chances to flip control of the House in the 2018 midterms.

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  • Trump administration reiterates: Israeli settlements do not help the peace process
Trump administration reiterates: Israeli settlements do not help the peace process

At the same time , it is understood that the United States does not want to impose preconditions that would prevent a resumption of substantive peace efforts. But it remains unclear what approach Trump , via Kushner and Greenblatt, plans to take on resolving one of the world's most intractable conflicts.

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  • Confederations Cup 2017 Schedule, Preview: First Stage to Close on June 25
Confederations Cup 2017 Schedule, Preview: First Stage to Close on June 25

He peaked from April onward with a rush of Champions League goals, including two in the final to help beat Juventus 4-1. Just as they did in the 2-2 draw with Portugal and subsequent victory over New Zealand , Mexico made a slow start and again fell behind.

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  • UK's May Edges Toward Deal With DUP to Keep Grip on Power
UK's May Edges Toward Deal With DUP to Keep Grip on Power

Northern Ireland has been without a powersharing Executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister since January, when the late Martin McGuinness's resignation forced DUP leader Arlene Foster from her job as first minister.

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  • Grenfell Tower: Theresa May Apologises To Victims For 'Failure Of The State'
Grenfell Tower: Theresa May Apologises To Victims For 'Failure Of The State'

Redbridge Council pledged a review "of all blocks" and fore compartmentation reports, while a spokesperson for Waltham Forest Council said: "We have not identified any blocks that use ACM (Aluminium Composite Material) cladding in the London Borough of Waltham Forest".

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  • Shipping resumes in US Gulf after storm passes
Shipping resumes in US Gulf after storm passes

The National Weather Service estimates that anywhere from 2 to 10 inches of rain has fallen along Gulf Coast, and flooding has been reported Thursday throughout the Gulf Coast, including in New Orleans , Cameron, LA, Ocean Springs, MS, and Spanish Fort, AL.

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  • China, US reach consensus at high-level security dialogue
China, US reach consensus at high-level security dialogue

Cabinet ministers from the United States and China have held the first meeting of the Diplomatic and Security Dialogue. He is not specifying any particular action China may take to meet that goal. The talks are meant to build on progress made when President Donald Trump met China's president in Florida in April. Thornton said the talks would ...

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  • Louis man accused of triple homicide still at large
Louis man accused of triple homicide still at large

The 28-year-old is accused of killing two men and a woman three weeks ago at Lillian and Beacon in north St. Louis, a shooting that also left a 7-year-old girl in critical condition. Her 5-year-old sister was also in the auto during the shooting but was unharmed. A 7-year-old was shot in the head and remains hospitalized. Anyone with informat...

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  • May's Brexit offer 'the minimum'
May's Brexit offer 'the minimum'

Eu. "Last night I was pleased to be able to set out what is a very fair and a very serious offer for European Union citizens who are living in the United Kingdom and the government will set out more detailed proposals on Monday", May told reporters in Brussels on Friday.

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  • Don't Jump to Conclusions After Tuesday's Special Election
Don't Jump to Conclusions After Tuesday's Special Election

WASHINGTON (AP ) - Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Democrats that next year could be the year they take back control of the House. Handel, an establishment Republican and former state secretary of state, defeated Democratic challenger and political novice Jon Ossoff by about five percentage points, USA television networks projecte...

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  • Pakistan decides to further enhance monitoring of crossing points with Afghanistan
Pakistan decides to further enhance monitoring of crossing points with Afghanistan

The Pakistani military has blamed terrorist "sanctuaries" in Afghanistan for recent bombings in the country. The minister expressed deep sorrow and grief over the demise of precious lives in the incidents. He said the Pakistan would react with full power and commitment to such condemnable actions. Nisar also let it be known that two terror alerts...

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