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Abbas said Hamas would have to give up control of Gaza or risk taking full responsibility for the enclave and its two million residents without any help from his Western-backed Palestinian Authority. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman insinuated that the remark is anti-Semitic. The Palestinian leader's strong words appear to foreshadow a new pressure campaign against Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip.
  • Australians told devastating fire seasons 'new normal'

    Australians told devastating fire seasons 'new normal'

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    The bushfire in the coastal town has destroyed at least 69 homes and damaged 39 more . If you're anxious about family in the Tathra area, call the Public Information Inquiry Centre on 1800 227 228. Authorities have been checking for asbestos, fallen power lines, unstable structures and other hazards. "We went around putting out those spot fires that were turning up".
  • Imran Khan's new wife Bushra Maneka Wattoo in veil during marriage

    Imran Khan's new wife Bushra Maneka Wattoo in veil during marriage

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    Fawad Chaudhry further said that the PTI chief tied the knot in an intimate and simple ceremony, adding that details about Valima would be announced later. He accused his opponents of attempting to blackmail him by the propaganda over his third marriage that sections of PTI had denied then. What was the point of lying about it? They had only had "spiritual relations", he said.
  • Afghan officials: Bombs attached to motorbikes kill 4 people

    Afghan officials: Bombs attached to motorbikes kill 4 people

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    In the western Ghor province, meanwhile, a roadside bomb killed a young shepherd and wounded five others. Nangarhar province, of which Jalalabad is capital, shares a long and porous border with Pakistan, and has recent years become a hotbed of militants affiliated to both Islamic State and the Taliban .
  • Russian election officials probe ballot stuffing

    Russian election officials probe ballot stuffing

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    Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, alleged Kremlin meddling in the U.S. presidential election , and Moscow's bombing campaign in Syria, have been condemned in the West. "I think that in the United States and Britain they've understood they can not influence our elections ", Igor Morozov, a member of the upper house of parliament", said on state television.
  • S.Korea military exercises to resume next month

    S.Korea military exercises to resume next month

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    According to the South Korean envoy who met with Kim in Pyongyang, the North Korean leader also offered to consider abandoning his nuclear weapons in exchange for United States security guarantees, and flagged a halt to all missile and nuclear tests while dialogue was underway, a PTI report said.
  • Russian Federation election: Muted Western reaction to Putin victory

    Russian Federation election: Muted Western reaction to Putin victory

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    He told his supporters that success awaits Russian Federation. Putin , who has been either president or prime minister of Russian Federation for nearly 20 years, won by big margins . The election came amid escalating tensions between Russia and the West, with reports that Moscow was behind the nerve-agent poisoning this month of a former Russian double agent in Britain and that its internet trolls had mounted an extensive campaign to undermine the 2016 U.S.
  • Triumphant Putin cruises to landslide victory in Russian election

    Triumphant Putin cruises to landslide victory in Russian election

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    In a statement released Monday, the far-right party also praised Putin for bringing Russian Federation back to prominence on the world stage. Putin won a record fourth term to extend his 18-year-rule until 2024 with nearly 77 percent of the vote, the highest ever score in a Russian presidential election , according to near-final results.
  • Nigeria stalls on $2.5trn African free trade bloc

    Nigeria stalls on $2.5trn African free trade bloc

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    The AfCFTA could create an African market of over 1.2 billion people with a GDP of 2.5 trillion US dollars, the pan-African bloc said. A dream of establishing a continental free trade area in Africa has slipped back again after a last-minute decision by Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari not to attend the summit in Rwanda where an agreement was set to be finalised.
  • Clinton Apologizes For Critique Of Trump Voters

    Clinton Apologizes For Critique Of Trump Voters

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    What she really meant was, er ... "I also mentioned something in passing that's gotten a lot of negative attention: that there is anecdotal evidence and some research to suggest that women are unfortunately more swayed by men than the other way around", she continued.