• United States student freed by N. Korea has 'severe neurological injury'
United States student freed by N. Korea has 'severe neurological injury'

Warmbier , 22, traveled to North Korea in December 2015, and planned to stay in the country for five days during a study overseas trip with the University of Virginia , where he attended school. Joseph Yun, Washington's special envoy on North Korea , added they were working to secure their freedom as well. When asked by reporters if he would ...

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  • Muslim scholars condemn London terror attack
Muslim scholars condemn London terror attack

Darren Osborne , a father of four from Cardiff in Wales, was arrested after the attack near Finsbury Park Mosque early Monday and is being questioned by police on suspicion of attempted murder and terrorism. "We stopped him until the police came". London Ambulance Service said it took nine people to hospital. Witnesses at the scene descri...

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  • Uganda, UN seek $8 billion for South Sudanese refugees
Uganda, UN seek $8 billion for South Sudanese refugees

According to UNHCR's annual Global Trends report , that includes 22.5 million refugees , 40.3 million internally displaced, 2.8 million asylum seekers and at least 3.2 million people recorded as stateless (although UNHCR says the total stateless population is likely to closer to 10 million).

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  • Philippines halts workers' deployment to Qatar
Philippines halts workers' deployment to Qatar

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Philippines on Wednesday announced the partial lifting of the deployment suspension of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Qatar . In a press briefing on Wednesday, Bello said DOLE's Crisis Committee chose to lift the deployment suspension for OFWs who are just returning to Qatar and those who alr...

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  • US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea
US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

South Korea's military plans to conduct a joint drill with two USA supersonic B-1B Lancer bombers today as part of a scheduled exercise, a South Korean air force official said. The United States stations tens of thousands of troops in South Korea and Japan. A spokesman for Hamilton County Coroner Dr Lakshmi Sammaraco said the office "accepted ...

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  • Exit polls: Large majority for Macron in French parliament
Exit polls: Large majority for Macron in French parliament

But the results were tempered by a record low turnout of around 43%. The trailblazing party that 39-year-old Macron founded just 14 months ago has caused a political natural disaster even if the winning score was considerably lower than the 470 seats predicted by some pre-vote surveys.

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  • NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind resigns as Bihar governor
NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind resigns as Bihar governor

The president is the custodian of the constitution, chief of the armed forces and head of the Indian state... He was speaking to the media here after congratulating Kovind. Kovind was the former president of the BJP Dalit Morcha. "Officials said the 'black cat" commandos force will secure Kovind, who resigned today as the Bihar Governor.

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  • Finsbury Park imam: 'I'm no hero' for protecting mosque attacker
Finsbury Park imam: 'I'm no hero' for protecting mosque attacker

Others claimed he was ejected from the town's Hollybush pub on Saturday night for drunkenly cursing Muslims. The Imam said she didn't need to apologise for the terrorist who committed the attack. On Monday (June 19), Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders attended a vigil at the Finsbury Park Mosque, just around the corner from the Muslim Welfare Ce...

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  • If Prez can be criticised, why not judges: Kovind in RS
If Prez can be criticised, why not judges: Kovind in RS

Bihar Chief Minister and JD (U ) leader Nitish Kumar has called a meeting of party leaders on Wednesday to discuss over the candidature of Kovind. "I wholeheartedly support the NDA's choice for the President's post in Kovind". Sources said union minister M Venkaiah Naidu spoke to NDA chief ministers and urged them to be present at the time o...

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  • Palestinian militant factions deny Islamic State claim of Jerusalem shooting incident
Palestinian militant factions deny Islamic State claim of Jerusalem shooting incident

Three Palestinian Arabs killed an Israeli border policewoman and wounded five others outside the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City. In an online statement, the group said three IS fighters had targeted "a gathering of Jews" in an operation yesterday during which the three attackers were killed by Israeli police.

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  • Dems Hold Up Senate Amid GOP's Closed-Door Healthcare Bill
Dems Hold Up Senate Amid GOP's Closed-Door Healthcare Bill

Other groups are concerned about the bill allowing states to give health insurers the freedom to charge more based on pre-existing conditions and the end of the Medicaid expansion program that provided federal cash to extend health coverage to low-income people in states that opted in.

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  • Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook Among Tech CEOs Expected at White House Meeting
Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook Among Tech CEOs Expected at White House Meeting

His idea is to consolidate most of the government's costly 6,100 data centres onto the cloud. White House officials said they did not face any reluctance from the tech sector to participate in the event, Reuters reports . One of the first goals of the council was to gather industry leaders in the White House to learn from the experiences...

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  • United States sends supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea
United States sends supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea

His body was transferred to the Hamilton County Coroner's office later that day, Don Jasper, its chief investigator, said on Tuesday. But plans changed after the coroner's office decided at the family's urging not to conduct an autopsy, instead limiting its examination to an external analysis of Warmbier's remains and review of his records, Zor...

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  • Tropical system targets Gulf Coast, system slightly strengthens
Tropical system targets Gulf Coast, system slightly strengthens

Forecasters expect it to resume a northwest track at about 10 miles per hour. A tropical storm watch is in effect from Cameron Parish and west to Texas' High Island community in Galveston County . Persons along the entire US Gulf Coast from the central Texas coastline to the western Florida Panhandle should continue to closely monitor the ...

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  • Pakistan begins building border fence over Afghan objections
Pakistan begins building border fence over Afghan objections

The remain border areas including Balochistan will be fenced in the second phase. A Pakistani army statement said the first phase of the project will focus on the Bajur, Mohmand and Khyber tribal regions — all regarded by authorities as areas prone to cross-border infiltration by militants.

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  • Kovind quits as Bihar governor, gets Z-plus NSG cover
Kovind quits as Bihar governor, gets Z-plus NSG cover

The NDA, including Sena and the PDP of Jammu and Kashmir, which also extended support to Kovind on Tuesday, commands the support of 48.93 per cent in the electoral college made up of MPs and MLAs. Referring to BJP president Amit Shah 's visit to his residence on Sunday, Thackeray today said Shah had sought our support for their candidate, thou...

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  • North now emerging as pivotal issue in Brexit talks
North now emerging as pivotal issue in Brexit talks

Mr Coveney said it was clear from the pair's discussions that Ireland remains a key European Union priority in talks that started this week on the UK's pull-out from the bloc. Those were, he said, the rights of expatriate citizens and problems of a new EU-U.K. border, notably cutting across Ireland. He said that he hoped to "deliver certain...

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  • US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria
US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria

The U.N. children's agency says the European Union has donated 90 million euros ($100.3 million) that will help provide critical services and support to Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey. A U.S. F-15 fighter aircraft shot down an Iranian-made drone over southern Syria on Tuesday, a USA defense official said, marking the second time in j...

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  • U.S. student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at 22
U.S. student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at 22

The organizers of Warmbier's trip say they will no longer take USA citizens to the country. While there were no physical evidence that he was beaten, doctors said Mr Warmbier had suffered "extensive loss of brain tissue", suggesting he had lost a lot of blood supply to his brain for a long period of time.

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  • Engg seats: Anna varsity generates random numbers for 1.4L applicants
Engg seats: Anna varsity generates random numbers for 1.4L applicants

On the fall in the applicants, Higher Education Secretary Sunil Paliwal said across the country 15 lakh engineering seats were available but it was higher than other countries. While a lack of clarity on NEET made many students apply for engineering seats, Anna University officials said some may drop out after admission and choose medical or allied...

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