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There has been violence between the Israeli army and Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip since late March in which at least 156 Palestinians have been killed. Israel pulled out of Gaza in 2005, annexed East Jerusalem in a move not recognized internationally and maintains control over more than half the West Bank, where the Palestinians have limited self-rule.
  • Drugs gang offers £53k bounty for killing of Colombian sniffer dog

    Drugs gang offers £53k bounty for killing of Colombian sniffer dog

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    To protect the prized pup, the Colombian National Police moved Sombra from doing coastal patrols to the inland city of Bogota, where she now works in the capital's global airport. Investigators uncovered the threat against Sombra after reviewing an intercepted phone call, local newspapers reported. Her talent for sniffing out drugs has led to the capture of at least 245 people and the seizure of 9 tons of cocaine from the powerful Urabeños gang in Colombia.
  • Donald Trump denies knowing in advance of 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer

    Donald Trump denies knowing in advance of 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer

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    The allegation reportedly made by Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen adds an explosive twist to the famous June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower, which has become a focus of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether anyone in Trump's campaign conspired with Russian Federation to interfere in the last U.S.
  • Like the Rest of Us, Mueller Is Obsessing Over Trump’s Tweets

    Like the Rest of Us, Mueller Is Obsessing Over Trump’s Tweets

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    A photo obtained by Politico Playbook showed both Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Donald Trump Jr ., the president's eldest son, waiting at gate 35X at Reagan National Airport on Friday morning. The special counsel's investigators have told Trump's lawyers they are examining the tweets under a wide-ranging obstruction-of-justice law beefed up after the Enron accounting scandal, according to the three people.
  • Trump says did not know of 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians

    Trump says did not know of 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians

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    One week later, Trump repeated that he "didn't know anything about the meeting" because "nobody told me" about it. Trump denied knowledge of the meeting once again in a blistering tweet directed at Cohen. Davis is a long-time Clinton ally and was a lawyer for Clinton during his impeachment proceedings. There were several native Russians in the room, including Natalia Veselnitskaya , a lawyer with links to the Kremlin.
  • Japan executes six more cult members of deadly sarin attack

    Japan executes six more cult members of deadly sarin attack

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    Since the Aum's crimes were committed during the Heisei era of the current emperor, authorities wanted the executions complete before the new era begins, local media reported. Others keeled over, foaming at the mouth, with blood streaming from their noses. Japan is one of the few developed nations to retain the death penalty, and public support for it remains high despite worldwide criticism.
  • New Zealand Acting PM Tells Australia to Stop Copying its Flag

    New Zealand Acting PM Tells Australia to Stop Copying its Flag

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    More than one thousand New Zealanders have had their visas cancelled in Australia since stricter deportation laws were introduced four years ago. The New Zealand and Australian flags bear a striking resemblance, with both featuring a royal blue background, a union jack in the lefthand corner, and the southern cross.
  • Greek wildfires: 'Mati doesn't even exist as a settlement any more'

    Greek wildfires: 'Mati doesn't even exist as a settlement any more'

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    The village is located in the Rafina region which is popular with local tourists, especially pensioners and children attending holiday camps, Reuters news agency notes. He said he doesn't remember how many people he helped save, but he did what he could. Italy, Germany, Poland and France have all sent help in the form of planes, vehicles and firefighters, and Spain and Cyprus have offered Greece assistance, but with temperatures set to soar again, they are in a race against time to get ...
  • China’s Xi warns of ‘unilateralism’ in USA trade dispute

    China’s Xi warns of ‘unilateralism’ in USA trade dispute

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    South Africa will remain Chair of BRICS until December 31, 2018. "PM Narendra Modi welcomed by the host of the evening South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on the eve of the 10th BRICS Summit beginning tomorrow", External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet.
  • Trump opened to visit Moscow after invitation from Putin

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    The Epoch Times last week reported that after the Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki, Finland, Russian state-backed media began to openly criticize the Chinese regime. The Russian president said he would be having meetings with the United States leader as part of global events, including at the G20 summit. It led to him reading out a clarification in which he said he had misspoken, mixing up the word "would" with "wouldn't" .
  • Swedish student prevents Afghan man’s deportation

    Swedish student prevents Afghan man’s deportation

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    Ersson broadcast the whole thing as a 14-minute Facebook Live video , which showed a mixture of support and criticism from fellow passengers as flight staff attempted to take her phone off her and get her off the plane. Deutsche Well reported Ersson was also removed from the plane by airport security. The video, which Errson posted to Facebook , has been shared more than 32,000 times and gained widespread global media attention.
  • Five men charged over acid attack on British toddler

    Five men charged over acid attack on British toddler

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    It happened at a Home Bargains store in Worcester on Saturday. Adam Cech, 27, and Jan Dudi, 25, both from Birmingham were in the dock alongside Norbert Pulko, 22, from London, and Jabar Paktia, 41, from Wolverhampton. Five men have been charged by police in Britain after acid was thrown on a 3-year-old boy, leaving him with serious burns. 'At this time we believe this to be an isolated incident and there is not a wider risk to the public'.
  • Search on for dozens feared dead after Laos dam collapse

    Search on for dozens feared dead after Laos dam collapse

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    The ministry also made it mandatory for all dam operators to collaborate with local authorities to draft an emergency response plan in case of disasters to warn people and evacuate them if necessary. Ltd., SK Engineering & Construction Co. Early on Monday water was discharged from the Xe-Namnoy dam - one of the two main dams in the project - to try to relieve pressure on the auxiliary structure.
  • Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after troops attacked

    Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after troops attacked

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    One person has been killed and two injured in the latest stabbing attack, this time carried out by a 17-year-old Palestinian, who entered an Israeli settlement in the West Bank for his attack and who was killed during the act. The Palestinian militant group Hamas praised Yusuf's attack, calling it " a natural response to the crimes of the occupation ". It was the second sniper attack against Israeli soldiers this week.
  • 463 migrants may have been deported without their children

    463 migrants may have been deported without their children

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    Attorney Sofia Reive said in a declaration that she met last weekend with nine fathers on a list provided by the US government of parents who had waived reunification with their children. "It should just be, 'We created this cruel, inhumane policy ... now we're trying to fix it in every way we can and make these families whole". Romela Victoria Isaula and her 13-year-old son Geronimo were finally reunited after crossing the border near El Paso in May and being separated for two months.
  • President Trump issues stern warning to the president of Iran

    President Trump issues stern warning to the president of Iran

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    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked Monday if Trump war of words run the risk of inciting war with Iran. This shows that the U.S. policy on Iran is peaceful and democratic regime change, something long advocated by Iranian dissidents, including the National Council of Resistance of Iran.