• Otto Warmbier Suffered 'Severe Neurological Injury'
Otto Warmbier Suffered 'Severe Neurological Injury'

Otto Warmbier's father, Fred Warmbier , spoke publicly on Thursday for the first time since Otto was released from North Korea earlier this week. The assessment comes after North Korea's state news agency reported the government had released Warmbier on humanitarian grounds . Pyongyang claim Warmbier fell ill from botulism and s...

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  • José Mourinho denies withholding tax at Real Madrid
José Mourinho denies withholding tax at Real Madrid

It will now be up to a judge to decide whether to take the matter to court. On June 13, the Spanish tax authorities filed a complaint against the Real Madrid player for tax offences spanning four years. Also, last month former Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao were accused by the prosecutor's o...

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  • Theresa May Says 3 Million EU Migrants Can Stay
Theresa May Says 3 Million EU Migrants Can Stay

While the proposal will go a long way toward meeting what European Union leaders wanted for their citizens, they're likely to object to May's insistence that questions over their rights should be adjudicated in British courts. But the co-chairman of the 3Million movement, Nicolas Hatton, retorted: " There is something slightly pathetic about the ...

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  • Arab states present 13 point demands to settle Qatar crisis
Arab states present 13 point demands to settle Qatar crisis

The list also demands that Qatar refuse to naturalize citizens from the four countries and expel those now in Qatar. The countries besieging Qatar will present a list of demands in the next few days through Kuwait , Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said in statements carried by Anatolia Agency.

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  • Four Arab countries give Qatar 10 days to close Al Jazeera
Four Arab countries give Qatar 10 days to close Al Jazeera

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attends the 25th Arab Summit in Kuwait City, March 25, 2014. Close the Al Jazeera TV station. These are the 13 demands that could end the crisis in the Middle East . Furthermore, Qatar was also also asked to pay reparations to the four countries for any damage or costs incurred as a result of Qat...

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  • Turkish FM urges peace, dialogue in Gulf crises
Turkish FM urges peace, dialogue in Gulf crises

During his official visit to Qatar , Mr Mattis and Qatari Minister of State for Defence Affairs Khalid al-Attiyah also discussed their missions against the Islamic State. Trump hailed the $110bn deal for Saudi purchases of U.S. defence equipment and services, which was reached during meetings in Riyadh. "We do not want any differences between ou...

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  • PM May defends proposals for EU citizens living in Britain
PM May defends proposals for EU citizens living in Britain

May said: "No one will face a cliff edge". "That is a good start ", Merkel said. " We don't want to buy a pig in a poke ", Michel said, using an old expression for agreeing to buy something without inspecting it beforehand. However, the plan set out by Mrs May received a frosty response from some other leaders, with European Council pres...

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  • United Nations: Refugee displacement at seven-decade high
United Nations: Refugee displacement at seven-decade high

Within this appeal, UNICEF operations require almost $50 million in 2017 as well as $30 million each year from 2018-2020 to provide critical health care, nutrition, water and sanitation, education, early childhood development, adolescent development, and child protection interventions, for both refugee and host community children.

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  • North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM
North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM

North Korea has conducted several successful nuclear tests . The North has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of a year ago in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States - something Trump has vowed "won't happen".

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  • $447M Powerball ticket sold in California; jackpot resets to $40M
$447M Powerball ticket sold in California; jackpot resets to $40M

The ticket was reportedly sold in Sun City in Riverside County. The winning numbers were 20-26-32-38-58, with a Powerball number 3. The victor has a year to come forward and claim the prize, and can choose to cash in a prize of $279.1 million or to receive the full amount in installments over 29 years.

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  • Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown
Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown

Qatar must also announce it is severing ties with terrorist, ideological and sectarian organisations including the Muslim Brotherhood , Islamic State, al Qaeda, Hezbollah, and Jabhat Fateh al Sham, formerly al Qaeda's branch in Syria, he said, and surrender all designated terrorists on its territory.

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  • London police considering manslaughter charge in Grenfell Tower fire
London police considering manslaughter charge in Grenfell Tower fire

Last week's Grenfell Tower fire was caused by a faulty fridge, and police are considering manslaughter charges after the insulation and tiles on the building failed safety tests , a Scotland Yard statement said Friday. The Metropolitan Police Service, which is leading the investigation, is examining the construction of the building, includin...

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  • Terrorist attack at Brussels train station carried out by Moroccan native
Terrorist attack at Brussels train station carried out by Moroccan native

Prime Minister Charles Michel is to hold a meeting with his top security advisers shortly, with a press conference expected afterwards. But he said that while security would be stepped up, the country's terror alert level would be kept stable.

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  • Deadly London tower blaze began in a Hotpoint fridge freezer
Deadly London tower blaze began in a Hotpoint fridge freezer

The investigation is one of the most complex ever undertaken by the Metropolitan Police, McCormack said. Ms McCormack said the tests carried out as part of the investigation were "small scale", but added: 'All I can say at the moment is they (tiles and insulation) don't pass any safety tests.

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  • British schoolboys wear skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave
British schoolboys wear skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave

The officials told boys no, citing the school's uniform code which does not allow shorts. The schoolboys at Isca Academy in the southwestern city of Exeter donned skirts instead of the officially mandated gray slacks. None of the boys involved in the protest will be punished, the statement added. Even in the world of fashion, pants are now se...

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  • Merkel calls Britain's residency stance, a 'good start'
Merkel calls Britain's residency stance, a 'good start'

Mr Tusk said that Brexit had taken up "very little time" in the two-day summit. "It's obvious that this is about reducing the citizens' rights", Tusk told reporters of his "first impression" of May's offer. Those with a shorter period of residency will be able to stay on to reach the five-year threshold and those arriving after a yet-to-be-define...

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  • London's Grenfell tower fire started with faulty fridge: Scotland Yard
London's Grenfell tower fire started with faulty fridge: Scotland Yard

Britain also ordered an immediate technical examination of the Whirlpool company's Hotpoint fridge model FF175BP, which had not been subject to any recall to establish whether further action should be taken, but said there was no need for owners to switch off their appliances.

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  • Erdogan criticized United States position on combating terrorism
Erdogan criticized United States position on combating terrorism

Both Saudi and Qatari officials appear to be seeking support from Ethiopia. UAE Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash, and key architect of the blockade on Qatar told CNN's John Defterios that Qatar offers "very, very huge logistical, financial support for extremist groups".

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  • US OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia
US OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia

Earlier Moscow said that the plans of the American senators threaten to turn into a new " sanctions peak". The measure flew in the face of President Donald Trump-who has both steadfastly called for better relations with Moscow and denied it had meddled in the election that saw him rise to power last year-now faces a hard decision on whether ...

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  • S. Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats
S. Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

Moon observed the test-firing of a new midrange missile the country is developing to cope with growing threats from North Korea. The South Korean leader is set to hold a first summit meeting with his USA counterpart Donald Trump in Washington next week, with the threat posed by North Korea set to feature high on their agenda.

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