• UK authorities charge Welsh man with murder in mosque attack
UK authorities charge Welsh man with murder in mosque attack

He had collapsed with a leg problem and was being attended to by fellow worshippers leaving late-night Ramadan prayers at the mosque when the hired van careered into them. Ali came to the United Kingdom from Bangladesh when he was 10 years old. Prince Charles visited the scene of the attack on Wednesday and delivered a message of solidarity fro...

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  • Turkish President criticizes Arab demands against Quatar
Turkish President criticizes Arab demands against Quatar

On the impact of the siege imposed by those countries on Qatar, the Ambassador said that work is progressing normally. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday rejected calls to cease Turkish military presence and close its military base in Qatar.

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  • Eid Al Fitr 2017 India moon sighting
Eid Al Fitr 2017 India moon sighting

It culminates this weekend with Eid al-Fitr, when families customarily gather for prayer followed by food and other festivities. Saudi Arabia , Middle East and Gulf countries are celebrating Eid today. According to the calculations conducted by the Shamakhi-based Tusi Astrophysical Observatory of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS...

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  • IS-hit Marawi celebrates tearful Philippines Independence Day
IS-hit Marawi celebrates tearful Philippines Independence Day

The Philippines actually won independence from the United States in 1946. The U.S.is now providing "technical assistance " in the fight to retake the city, according to a Philippine military spokesman. The Philippines and the U.S. hold at least two military exercises annually as part of the Mutual Defense Treaty. For six decades, the Philippin...

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  • Prime Minister to march in Canada's largest Pride parade today
Prime Minister to march in Canada's largest Pride parade today

He made many stops along the way. shaking hands and talking to reporters. He made history previous year when he became the first sitting Prime Minister to take part in a Pride parade. In response to the ban, a group of Toronto officers are taking part in the pride parade in New York City. Acclaimed Indigenous artist Kent Monkman, who is known f...

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  • US student jailed by N Korea laid to rest in Ohio
US student jailed by N Korea laid to rest in Ohio

He was sent home last week suffering from brain damage and in what USA doctors called a state of unresponsive wakefulness. Warmbier was freed after the U.S. Not so much in North Korea. One of the first things Revere said he told the family was that their son would be released when the North Koreans were "done with him, when he is no longer of v...

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  • Korea is open to moratorium on nuclear, missile tests
Korea is open to moratorium on nuclear, missile tests

The military said the missile, a Hyunmoo-2 with a range of up to 800 kilometers (nearly 500 miles), hit its target accurately. The presidential Blue House said the South's test was meant as a warning against the North's provocative acts over the past months.

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  • Sens. Susan Collins, Rand Paul express doubts about Senate health care bill
Sens. Susan Collins, Rand Paul express doubts about Senate health care bill

Republican Senators are working through the weekend to evaluate and respond to a health care bill introduced on Thursday by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell . Thirty-one states and the District of Columbia opted into the expansion, leading more than 11 million able-bodied adults to gain health coverage.

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  • Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee meets today for moon sighting
Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee meets today for moon sighting

However, the government shifted the venue of the meeting from Peshawar to Islamabad, citing security concerns. The main announcement will be made by Chairman of the committee Mufti Muneebur Rehman. The government of Pakistan has taken serious action to curb the situation. However, all efforts for one Eid across the country fell flat this year t...

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  • British Parliament Hit by Cyberattack
British Parliament Hit by Cyberattack

A spokeswoman for the House of Commons confirmed that unauthorised attempts had been made to access parliamentary accounts and said systems were in place to protect member and staff details. Liam Fox, Britain's worldwide trade secretary, told ITV News the attack was "a warning to everyone". Angela Rayner, Labour's shadow education secretary, ...

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  • Hotpoint freezer model behind Grenfell Tower fire investigated fearing further explosions
Hotpoint freezer model behind Grenfell Tower fire investigated fearing further explosions

Local activists in North Kensington, who for years had warned the authorities of fire risks at Grenfell Tower , reacted with outrage to the initial details emerging from the investigation. "There are regular drills to ensure staff and students are aware of how to exit buildings safely in the event of an emergency, and staff and students are able t...

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  • PM Narendra Modi addresses nation in 'Mann Ki Baat'
PM Narendra Modi addresses nation in 'Mann Ki Baat'

Modi "is a very powerful leader and I am sure something very positive on the H1B visa is going to come out of his meeting with Trump", she said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is now on a visit to the United States, earlier said in a tweet that he would like people to share their ideas and suggestions on the Narendra Modi App and the My Gov Op...

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  • Brexit dominates 'threadbare' Queen's Speech
Brexit dominates 'threadbare' Queen's Speech

A British government spokesman said Trump's visit wasn't mentioned because a date hasn't been set. Even amid the gravity, frustration and uncertainty surrounding this year's speech, Skinner bore the great weight of his informal duty gladly, quipping about the queen's plans to catch a horse race later that day.

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  • Relatives ask for help in search for missing Chinese scholar
Relatives ask for help in search for missing Chinese scholar

Thursday, Ying-Ying Zhang's father made an emotional appeal for his 26-year-old daughter's safe return saying, "Give my daughter back". Last week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation called the search for the scholar a national priority for the agency.

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  • 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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