• Belgium suspect shot after 'small explosion' in main station
Belgium suspect shot after 'small explosion' in main station

Molenbeek, an impoverished borough with a big Moroccan Muslim population just acrossBrussels' industrial canal from its historic center, gained notoriety after an Islamic State cell based there mounted suicide attacks on Paris in November 2015 that killed 130 people.

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  • Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US says are 'difficult'
Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US says are 'difficult'

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain imposed a boycott on June 5 on Qatar and issued 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television, curbing relations with Iran, shutting the Turkish base and paying reparations.

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  • J&K policemen asked to avoid Eid prayers in public places
J&K policemen asked to avoid Eid prayers in public places

Police has arrested three more persons in connection to the case of lynching of DySP Mohammad Ayoub Pandith on Saturday. Director General of Police Shesh Paul Vaid told Rising Kashmir that people involved in the incident would be taken to task and booked under the law.

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  • 'I don't have tapes of conversation with Comey'
'I don't have tapes of conversation with Comey'

With a possibility of tapes, "I think his story may have changed", said the President suggesting his "not very stupid" move may have forced Comey to admit publicly what he had told Trump thrice privately that he personally was not under investigation .

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  • Student from Ohio detained in North Korea is mourned at hometown funeral
Student from Ohio detained in North Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

The KCNA news agency Friday said that Warmbier was treated in accordance with domestic law and said that allegations that he may have been tortured during almost 18 months in detention were "groundless". The coroner's office reviewed medical records from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the air ambulance service that helped bring W...

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  • Portugal cruise into semi-finals of 2017 Federation Internationale de Football Association confederations cup
Portugal cruise into semi-finals of 2017 Federation Internationale de Football Association confederations cup

Team Mexico cruised past Russian Federation with 2-1 win in the third and final group stage match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup , knocking the hosts out from further battle for the trophy, APA reports quoting TASS. "Winning is very important for Mexican football". "I think we deserved to win and we're delighted with the result and the pe...

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  • Eid al-Fitr celebrations bring out thousands in Ottawa
Eid al-Fitr celebrations bring out thousands in Ottawa

Ramadan celebrates the revelation of the Quran to Prophet Mohammad in 610 AD. President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday greeted countrymen on the eve of Idu'l Fitr. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has felicitated people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Eid. In a statement, Tillerson said, "This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan , a ...

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  • India too strong for England in Women's World Cup opener
India too strong for England in Women's World Cup opener

She enjoyed a couple of drop catches by Tammy Beaumont and Shrubsole but eventually fell 14 runs short off a deserving century in the 43rd over by the end of which India were positioned 222 for two. "I am always into Kindle or books as I don't get those jitters even before getting into batting". "We didn't bowl the way we wanted to and India pu...

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  • N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia
N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia

According to court records , Wysolovski has been charged with four felonies, including aggravated sodomy, false imprisonment, custodial interference and a first-degree offense of cruelty to children. "We are past that point". "You have to distract yourself because you will drive yourself insane wondering what you could have done, or could be doi...

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  • Hopes dim in search for 93 missing in China landslide
Hopes dim in search for 93 missing in China landslide

The landslide fell from "a high part of a mountain" nearby, the agency reports. According to Reuters, industrial excavators cleared rubble at the scene, while workers searched for survivors. "It's the biggest landslide in this area since the Wenchuan quake", said Wang Yongbo, one of the officials in charge of rescue efforts, referring to the ...

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  • Sixty high-rise buildings fail safety tests after London fire - UK government
Sixty high-rise buildings fail safety tests after London fire - UK government

Camden council is the first to evacuate its tower blocks after the Grenfell fire, which is believed to have killed at least 79 people. Camden Council said it had no option but to move residents from 650 flats while work takes place. Chalcots was refurbished between 2006 and 2009 by the same firm, Rydon, that oversaw work at Grenfell Tower in 20...

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  • Iran Brands as Crushing and Successful IS Attack in Syria
Iran Brands as Crushing and Successful IS Attack in Syria

The dispute over the Syrian attack on the USA -backed fighters and the American response came as Iran launched ballistic missiles at Islamic State strongholds in eastern Syria in retaliation for a pair of attacks by extremists in Tehran earlier this month that killed 17 people and wounded more than 50.

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  • London mayor: Grenfell Tower fire 'preventable,' caused by official 'neglect'
London mayor: Grenfell Tower fire 'preventable,' caused by official 'neglect'

People across Cumbria and the south of Scotland have observed a minute's silence this morning to remember people who were killed or affected by last week's fire at Grenfell Tower in London. Jeremy Corbyn , the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party , called on the government to take over empty buildings to house the hundreds of residen...

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  • North Korea releases USA student Otto Warmbier while in a coma
North Korea releases USA student Otto Warmbier while in a coma

He was sentenced to 15 years in jail after tearfully confessing to trying to steal a propaganda sign. After a short trial on 16 March , Mr Warmbier was given a 15-year prison sentence for crimes against the state. The 22-year-old student from suburban Cincinnati was supposed to graduate from the University of Virginia in May. The US has in the...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan backs Qatar, says calls to shut base
Turkey's Erdogan backs Qatar, says calls to shut base "disrespectful"

Qatar on June 24 called the demands "unreasonable". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson added in a statement Sunday that the list of demands from Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates includes major areas that "provide a basis for ongoing dialogue leading to a resolution".

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  • Russian Military Announces Head of ISIS Possibly Killed in Airstrike
Russian Military Announces Head of ISIS Possibly Killed in Airstrike

Russian Federation is verifying intelligence that Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed near Raqqa, Syria, during a bombing raid conducted by its forces last month, its Defence Ministry said yesterday.

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  • Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan
Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

The tanker flipped over Sunday and the fire from the oil spill engulfed scores of residents who had rushed to collect leaking fuel. Bahwalpur Rana Salim Afzal termed it a "huge tragedy" in the history of Pakistan. The police personnel asked them to leave the place but they started collecting petrol. Bodies were pulled from cars and a motorcycle r...

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  • Narendra Modi Launches India-Portugal Startup Hub In Lisbon
Narendra Modi Launches India-Portugal Startup Hub In Lisbon

She and her friends, visibly excited to see him, said they hoped the Indian Prime Minister would raise with Mr. Trump concerns over the H1B visas, widely uses by Indian technology companies to send IT professionals to the US. "I think that the United States really appreciates India, and I think that President Trump realises that India has been a fo...

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  • When will PM Modi meet Donald Trump?
When will PM Modi meet Donald Trump?

The NRI community is probably saving it for their event in Virginia Sunday afternoon. Although neither the White House nor the State Department confirmed this, an official statement is to be expected soon according to government sources.

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  • United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border
United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

A United States warplane shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by pro-regime forces in Syria early Tuesday, officials said , prompting growing worldwide concern over rising tensions between the two sides. Lt. Col. Damien Pickart, the spokesman for the US -led air war command at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, said the hotline had not been i...

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