• Moon observes test of new S. Korean missile
Moon observes test of new S. Korean missile

Pyongyang has tested a flurry of rockets in the recent past, sending tensions with the United States - which has been trying to discourage its missile programme - ratcheting up. However, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman questioned such calls. "There are more people and more cars but nobody knows what that means", the official said.

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  • China stands firm on North Korea
China stands firm on North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had said on Thursday that the United States pressed China to ramp up economic and political pressure on North Korea, during his meeting with top Chinese diplomats and defence chiefs. Otto Warmbier's death is one of hundreds of thousands at the hands of the most brutal regime in the world, North Korea's. He was ...

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  • Belgium has identified station bomber
Belgium has identified station bomber

Belgium's federal prosecutor says the incident at Brussels Central, one of the country's busiest stations, is being treated as a terrorist attack. "There is a very heavily armed police and military presence", Al Jazeera's Neave Barker, reporting from near the Central Station on Tuesday following the attack, said.

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  • Mueller is
Mueller is "Good Friends" with Comey, and that's "Bothersome"

Defending his May tweet that suggested he may have "tapes" of his conversations with James Comey , President Trump said his comment may have persuaded the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director to tell the truth about their interactions.

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  • Trump Willing To Help Senate Pass Healthcare Reform
Trump Willing To Help Senate Pass Healthcare Reform

Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey said Friday the Senate GOP bill falls short of what his state needs. She's set to appear on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. "If the bill is good for Nevada, I'll vote for it and if it's not - I won't", Heller wrote in a statement , Reno Gazette-Journal reported. The health-care bill drafted by Senate Repub...

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  • PM Modi arrives in Washington on second leg of 3 nation visit
PM Modi arrives in Washington on second leg of 3 nation visit

But sources tracking the discussions say the U.S. State Department has been concerned about the potential destabilizing impact of introducing high-tech drones into South Asia, where tensions are simmering between India and Pakistan, particularly over Kashmir, which is divided between them.

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  • Korea tests new rocket engine: USA media
Korea tests new rocket engine: USA media

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday invited North Korea to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, saying sports could serve as a peace maker. Having witnessed the launch 200 kilometers (124 miles) southwest of Seoul, Moon said he had "personally confirmed that the people may be at ease" following a series of North Korean missile tests this yea...

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  • Kashmir tense after mob lynches DSP outside Jamia Masjid mosque
Kashmir tense after mob lynches DSP outside Jamia Masjid mosque

Vaid has also ordered the transfer of a senior officer from the area where a mob lynched Pandith. "What could be more shameful than this episode.He (Pandith) was there to protect the life of the people.Police are exercising maximum restraint, people must understand", Mehbooba said.

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  • Michigan Health Chief, 4 Others Charged with Manslaughter in Flint
Michigan Health Chief, 4 Others Charged with Manslaughter in Flint

The charges stem from the death of Robert Skidmore, who died of Legionnaires' disease on December 13, 2015. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says his Flint water crisis investigation is shifting to the "the trial phase", but before it gets there, he's ramped up the stakes by charging five state and local officials with manslaughter for...

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  • Will Do Everything Required For Safety Of Indians In Qatar: Sushma Swaraj
Will Do Everything Required For Safety Of Indians In Qatar: Sushma Swaraj

She said that under Passport Aapkey Dwar (Passport at your doorsteps) scheme, the ministry is working to ensure that an applicant is not required to travel more than 50 kilometers. "The concession will be implemented immediately, from tomorrow (Saturday) itself", she said. During the Vedic era, she said, eight years was when children were admitte...

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  • Landslide hits southwest China county, over 100 feared buried
Landslide hits southwest China county, over 100 feared buried

Wang Yongbo, a local rescue official, told state broadcaster CCTV an estimated 3m cubic meters (105m cubic feet) of earth and rock had fallen. Some 780 rescue workers have responded to the scene and Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on them to do all they can to reach the victims.

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  • 15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China
15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

Rescuers have retrieved fifteen bodies after a huge landslide engulfed a village in China's Sichuan Province. In this June 24, 2017 photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers work at the accident site after a landslide occurred in the mountain village of Xinmo , Maoxian county, in southwestern China's Sichuan Province.

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  • SIT to probe J&K cop lynching case, 3 more arrested
SIT to probe J&K cop lynching case, 3 more arrested

He said that such "anti-Muslim and oppressive moves now come as no surprise" to the people of Kashmir, who each day are subject to various forms of human rights violations and abuse which include infringement upon their religious rights. Mufti further stressed that the police were deployed to protect the lives of the locals, but if they continued b...

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  • Qatar Airways interested in buying 10% stake in American Airlines
Qatar Airways interested in buying 10% stake in American Airlines

The Qatar Airways chief executive, Akbar al-Baker, approached the American Airlines chief, Doug Parker, about the possible purchase. The Skytrax World Airline Awards 2017, held at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday (June 20), saw some 20 million travellers of 105 different nationalities casting votes in a number of categories.

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  • Heat wave suffocates American Southwest on 1st day of summer
Heat wave suffocates American Southwest on 1st day of summer

American Airlines said seven flights had been delayed out of Phoenix due to the heat and 43 regional flights had been canceled Tuesday. The Santa Barbara Airport announced the cancellations of Phoenix flights 5910, set to depart at 12:35 p.m., and flight 5981, set to depart at 4:20 p.m., on their Twitter and Facebook page Tuesday morning.

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  • Trump Was Previously Not Under Investigation. Now He Reportedly Is
Trump Was Previously Not Under Investigation. Now He Reportedly Is

The Washington Post reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking interviews with three Trump administration officials who were not involved in his campaign. He said he didn't know if Trump obstructed justice, but said it was for Mueller to decide. But as the legal rope has tightened, Trump's allies have gone on the offensive, qu...

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  • Islamic State is finished - but who inherits it?
Islamic State is finished - but who inherits it?

The missiles, which were variously estimated to be between four and six in number, were reportedly launched against Takfiri (extremist) terrorists' key sites in Syria's eastern region of Deir Ez-zor by Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

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  • Mexico and Portugal advance to Confederations Cup semis
Mexico and Portugal advance to Confederations Cup semis

All Whites keeper Stefan Marinovic was kept busy with a string of fine saves, including a superb reflex stop off a Ronaldo header. But Cherchesov's squad lost 1-0 to Portugal on Wednesday, a precise header by Cristiano Ronaldo giving his team a 1-0 victory and spoiling Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's 100th cap.

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  • Russian troops, defence industry benefit from Syrian operations: Vladimir Putin
Russian troops, defence industry benefit from Syrian operations: Vladimir Putin

Putin said there is a similarity between Comey and Snowden as the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's decision to leak details of his conversations with Trump to the media had placed him in a vulnerable position and meant he had behaved more like an activist than an Federal Bureau of Investigation chief.

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  • Donald Trump aide Kushner has 'productive' talks with Netanyahu, Abbas
Donald Trump aide Kushner has 'productive' talks with Netanyahu, Abbas

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opposes a return to anything close to Israel's pre-1967 lines, and Israel has settled over 600,000 of its citizens in the West Bank and east Jerusalem to complicate any partition of the land.

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