• Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations
Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

Highlighting that friendly and brotherly ties between Iranian and Qatari nations can benefit people of the region, Dr. Rouhani said "we look forward to having continuous cooperation with the Qatari government and strongly believe that numerous capacities for further bolstering ties between the two countries need to be properly exploited".

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  • Rainbows, and politics too, at pride parade
Rainbows, and politics too, at pride parade

City officials also said there had been no formal application to call a rally and that they only heard of the event through social media. Homosexuality is not a crime in Turkey, as it is some other Muslim countries, and gay parades had been regularly held there every year from 2003 until the recent bans.

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  • Emre into Confederations Cup semi-finals with Germany
Emre into Confederations Cup semi-finals with Germany

He added: "Both players had their legs really high". Vincent Aboubakar scored Cameroon's consolation. "Mexico is going to be a tough game, they are a very flexible team with very good players", said Loew, who became the first head coach to achieve 100 worldwide wins.

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  • German SPD wants gay marriage after September election
German SPD wants gay marriage after September election

The chances of denying Dr Merkel a fourth term look slim for the SPD, which is the junior partner in her right-left coalition. Heil said the party will present its election program for the first months in office this summer. The SPD has lost confidence after losing power in two state elections and failing to win in a third this year. As the num...

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  • US Student's Death A 'mystery' - North Korea
US Student's Death A 'mystery' - North Korea

The North's foreign ministry spokesman also said in comments carried by the official KCNA agency that Warmbier was "a victim of the policy of strategic patience" of former US President Barack Obama whose government never requested his release.

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  • GOP senator: 'No way' health care bill should move forward
GOP senator: 'No way' health care bill should move forward

Unusual is still examining how the details of the bill will affect Alabama, Teehan said. That's why the American Hospital Association came out against the Senate bill last week. While President Obama issued an executive order forbidding taxpayer dollars from funding abortions under the health care law, many - including then-president of the USA bis...

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  • Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US urges sides to talk
Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US urges sides to talk

He called on the Arab countries to "sit together" with Qatar to work through what he hoped would be "reasonable and actionable" demands. The sanctions have disrupted Qatar's main import routes by land from Saudi Arabia and by sea from big container ships docked in the United Arab Emirates.

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  • Cop injured in clashes, GJM claims 3 fatalities
Cop injured in clashes, GJM claims 3 fatalities

Refuting allegations of Mamata Banerjee that GJM has links with rebel groups of Northeast, Gurung asked his supporters to assemble at Chawk Bazar area in Darjeeling town on Sunday morning. GJM's general secretary Roshan Giri accused police of shooting dead some members in Saturday's clashes. In the clashes, a police officer was stabbed by pro...

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  • Trump lacks Syria strategy, risks confrontation with Russian Federation and Iran, analysts say
Trump lacks Syria strategy, risks confrontation with Russian Federation and Iran, analysts say

Syrian state television, quoting army sources, said they had resumed the offensive, which took place as U.S. and Russian officials were holding another round of secret talks on creating a "de-escalation zone" in southwestern Syria that would include Daraa.

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  • House intel panel plans to interview Podesta next week, sources say
House intel panel plans to interview Podesta next week, sources say

When Donald Trump kicked off his campaign for president back in June 2015, the initial reaction from the majority of the American people and the mainstream media was that his candidacy was not to be taken seriously. Several members told CNN they were skeptical that the panel would be able to obtain the memos, which detail Comey's account of ...

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  • Republicans not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul
Republicans not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

The bill, which was written behind closed doors , is facing its fair share of criticism from Democrats who say that it negatively mimics the House's plan. "And policies contained in the discussion draft will repeal the individual mandates so Americans are no longer forced to buy insurance they don't need or can't afford", McConnell said.

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  • Policeman beaten to death by enraged crowd in Indian Kashmir
Policeman beaten to death by enraged crowd in Indian Kashmir

Vaid, adding that a third person has been identified and a manhunt has been launched to trace him. "But a few among those, for the security of whom he had been deployed there, lynched him", Director General of Police SP Vaid said terming the incident "very unfortunate".

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  • Trump and health care: Promises made, promises broken
Trump and health care: Promises made, promises broken

And because California is a high-cost state, premiums and deductibles are likely to spike for some middle-class families. The Michigan Democrat believes the Senate bill would cut coverage while increasing costs. "What we can do is if they cannot get 50 votes, if they get to impasse, I've been telling leadership for months now I'll vote for a repe...

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  • Sabarimala temple flag post damaged, three detained
Sabarimala temple flag post damaged, three detained

Three persons were taken into custody in connection with the incident, officials of the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which manages the hill shrine, said. It was only on Sunday that the new flag post was consecrated by the priests in the presence of State Devasom Minister Kadakampally Surendran and other Devasom officials.

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  • Defeated Trump hints at Supreme Court travel ban appeal
Defeated Trump hints at Supreme Court travel ban appeal

The Ninth Circuit Court ruled only that Trump had failed to fulfill requirements under immigration laws that govern when the president may stop entry of foreign nationals into the country. Under that new schedule, the Trump administration has until Thursday to press its case, Hawaii has until next Tuesday to respond, and then the administration...

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  • Seoul Conducts Missile Test as Pyongyang Tests Rocket Engine
Seoul Conducts Missile Test as Pyongyang Tests Rocket Engine

The possibility a combined Korean women's ice hockey team has also been raised by Do. "We are more than willing to talk about the ideas that he is proposing because the Olympic is always willing to build bridges and bringing down walls". Taekwondo is a relatively modern sport based on ancient Korean martial arts that gained prominence in the deca...

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  • South Korea test fires Hyunmoo-2C ballistic missile
South Korea test fires Hyunmoo-2C ballistic missile

An IOC spokesperson said when the topic was brought up. The 32 North Korean athletes attending the competition in South Korea this week are affiliated with the International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) that is combat training focused and allows more direct contact including punches to the head and face.

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  • Escaped Georgia inmates captured, authorities say
Escaped Georgia inmates captured, authorities say

Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said the inmates fled the bus near Eatonton, about 70 miles southeast of Atlanta. The home invasion led authorities to hunt down the Jeep, which they reportedly discovered driving down I-24 and engaged in pursuit.

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  • More US Voters Trust Comey Over Trump After US Senate Hearing
More US Voters Trust Comey Over Trump After US Senate Hearing

News that Mueller is now investigating Trump for obstruction of justice comes amid reports that Trump has discussed whether to remove the special counsel. "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" he said, referring to the Department of Justice, led by people he...

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  • Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood
Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood

The U.S. Congress ultimately has to approve the outcome of Sunday's referendum tha. The referendum coincides with the 100th anniversary of the United States granting US citizenship to Puerto Ricans, though they are barred from voting in presidential elections and have only one congressional representative with limited voting powers.

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