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Saudi-led airstrike kills 7 in contested Yemen port city

Saudi-led airstrike kills 7 in contested Yemen port city

Aid groups fear for the safety of almost 6,00,000 people living in Hodeida - and for millions of others dependent on its port for what little food and humanitarian aid trickle into impoverished, blo...

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Trump names John Abizaid as new US ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Trump names John Abizaid as new US ambassador to Saudi Arabia

On Tuesday, Sabah newspaper, which is close to Turkey's government, printed airport security X-ray images of the luggage that the 15-member Saudi team reportedly took back with them to Saudi Arabia...

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Head of negotiating team ordered Khashoggi killing

Head of negotiating team ordered Khashoggi killing

Turkey itself pointed the finger at Riyadh , saying that an assassination squad had arrived from Saudi Arabia with the sole objective of killing Khashoggi, who was to visit the Saudi consulate in Ist...

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'Pathetic, inadequate' Trump criticised for cancelling WWI visit due to rain

'Pathetic, inadequate' Trump criticised for cancelling WWI visit due to rain

In the program the head of the White house on November 10, had planned a trip to the cemetery in Aisne Marne, where the Americans are buried who died during the battle in the forest Bello (Belleau Woo...

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European Union and United Kingdom agree on text of withdrawal agreement

European Union and United Kingdom agree on text of withdrawal agreement

At the weekend, Jo Johnson, the Transport Minister, resigned, arguing that the strategy - dubbed the "Chequers Deal" - would leave Britain economically weakened. Defending his acceptance of a review m...

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Democrat Kyrsten Sinema flips AZ senate seat

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema flips AZ senate seat

McSally congratulated Sinema on her win on Twitter, writing , "I wish her success". The National Republican Senatorial Committee, in an email to reporters, accused the Maricopa County recorder of t...

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4 car bombs explode by hotel in Somalia’s capital; 20 dead

4 car bombs explode by hotel in Somalia’s capital; 20 dead

Witnesses further stated that both CID officers and security forces in the Hotel Sahafi, after seeing the initial explosion, opened fire. Police official Ibrahim Mohamed said information received fr...

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Fears for Russian Federation probe as Trump fires Jeff Sessions

Fears for Russian Federation probe as Trump fires Jeff Sessions

A day after voters left no doubt they want a check on his authority, President Donald Trump rid himself of a good soldier whose only sin was understanding the U.S. Whitaker also has ties to Andrew M...

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Democrats vow to haul new USA attorney general before committee

Democrats vow to haul new USA attorney general before committee

But the flaw in the appointment of Mr. Whitaker, who was Mr. Sessions's chief of staff at the Justice Department, runs much deeper. "Look, I believe there will be enough of our Republican colleagues...

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Macron snubs USA arms in defence spat with Trump

Macron snubs USA arms in defence spat with Trump

Initiated by French President Emmanuel Macron , the Forum aims to revive collective governance, worldwide cooperation, norms, and institutions at a time when global challenges have never been so pr...

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Woman arrested over strawberry needle contamination in Australia

Woman arrested over strawberry needle contamination in Australia

A strawberry farm worker put needles into the fruit in retaliation over a workplace grievance, sparking a health crisis in Australia, a court heard . Trinh's lawyer Michael Cridland originally appli...

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Miley Cyrus left 'devastated' after losing home to California wildfires

Miley Cyrus left 'devastated' after losing home to California wildfires

Trump calls climate change a " hoax ". "And those who deny that are definitely contributing to the tragedies that we're now witnessing, and will continue to witness in the coming years". The Woolse...

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14 more bodies found, bringing death toll in Paradise fire to 23

14 more bodies found, bringing death toll in Paradise fire to 23

A lull in fierce winds that drove a pair of destructive fires allowed firefighters to make their first real progress in stopping the blazes. State officials put the total number of people forced fro...

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Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena dismisses parliament

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena dismisses parliament

He would now continue as a caretaker premier until a new parliament meets on January 17. Sirisena has said he fired Wickremesinghe because the prime minister was trying to implement "a new, extrem...

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Muslim women make history with wins in Michigan, Minnesota

Muslim women make history with wins in Michigan, Minnesota

In her victory speech, Omar's first words were: "As-salam alaikum" - a standard Muslim greeting that means "peace be upon you" - and then "alhamdulillah", or "all praise to God". Omar Qudrat (Republ...

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Passenger jet overshoots runway in Guyana, 6 injured

Passenger jet overshoots runway in Guyana, 6 injured

It comes two weeks after another Boeing 757 jet plunged into the ocean off the coast of Jakarta, Indonesia, killing all 189 passengers and crew. Onboard the flight were 126 passengers, with only six o...

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At least 1,000 structures destroyed by fast-moving fire in Northern California

At least 1,000 structures destroyed by fast-moving fire in Northern California

Almost 800 kilometres to the south, a second blaze forced the evacuation of the upscale oceanside city of Malibu and threatened the beleaguered town of Thousand Oaks, where a gunman killed 12 people...

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China’s Xinhua unveils the world’s first AI news anchor

China’s Xinhua unveils the world’s first AI news anchor

Why don't you take a look at the video shared by Xinhua featuring the newest AI news anchor and be the judge. Developed by Xinhua and the Chinese search engine, Sogou , the anchors learned to...

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Norwegian Warship Close To Sinking After Collision With Oil Tanker

Norwegian Warship Close To Sinking After Collision With Oil Tanker

There were 137 people aboard the KNM Helge Ingstad frigate and 23 others on the Sola TS tanker when the collision occurred outside the Sture Terminal, an oil terminal 50 km northwest of Bergen, ...

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Talks between Pompeo and N. Korean official delayed: Yonhap

Talks between Pompeo and N. Korean official delayed: Yonhap

Heather Nauert, spokesperson for the U.S. State Department, said in a statement around midnight Tuesday that "Pompeo's meeting with officials from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, scheduled ...

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