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This prompted an angry denial from Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who said the countries' relations "are not so weak that the French president can break them". No casualties were reported in the attacks and Russian Federation was warned before the missiles were launced. Lavrov emphasized that peace efforts should not be accompanied by any preconditions as they are "highly destructive" and aimed at complicating the resumption of the negotiation process.
  • Trump threatens countries which oppose US World Cup bid

    Trump threatens countries which oppose US World Cup bid

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    Federation Internationale de Football Association says Secretary General Fatma Samoura has been cleared in an ethics case brought with "no substance" linked to the 2026 World Cup bidding contest. "France only has one vote, but perhaps we will give momentum in Europe to choose Morocco". Samoura was reported over an allegedly undeclared family link with Moroccan bid ambassador El Hadji Diouf , a complaint that was deemed so tenuous it has quickly been dismissed by FIFA's ethics ...
  • Maoists killed in Bastar encounter

    Maoists killed in Bastar encounter

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    During the combing operation, the forces found several rocket launchers which led to the suspicion that they were part of a major hit squad. They, however, added that neither was among the bodies that had been recovered. They were fed up with the hollow Maoist ideology and hence made a decision to join the mainstream, the official said. "It was the Greyhounds team that had the exchange of fire, while the Chhattisgarh Police and the CRPF were at cut-off points.
  • Russian lawyer at Trump Tower worked with Kremlin

    Russian lawyer at Trump Tower worked with Kremlin

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    As that meeting has become central to investigations of whether or not the Trump campaign colluded with Kremlin efforts to disrupt the 2016 election, Trump Jr.'s insistence that the lawyer provided no information and that the meeting amounted to nothing, coupled with the fact that the lawyer has maintained that she has no ties to the Russian government, have been paramount.
  • Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth II in July visit

    Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth II in July visit

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    A further 38,000 confirmed that they would join the anti-Trump rally. The visit of Donald Trump to London is finally scheduled for July 13. - This date follows the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit which the president is due to attend in Brussels on the previous days.
  • Palestinian teen dies after being shot by Israeli troops on border

    Palestinian teen dies after being shot by Israeli troops on border

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    Thousands of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip once again took to the border with Israel on Friday to riot and protest as part of the "March of Return" demonstrations for the fifth week in a row. "The rioters approached the [security] fence, threw explosives, hand grenades, Molotov cocktails and rocks, and attempted to set the fence on fire", the Israel Defense Forces said.
  • Canadian markets run by TMX Group close early due to technical problem

    Canadian markets run by TMX Group close early due to technical problem

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    The S&P/TSX Composite index, the main index for Canadian stocks, traded 0.2 percent higher at 15,668.93 as of 1:39 p.m. ET, which was the last update for the benchmark. "At this point it looks like ... technical issues", said Colin Cieszynski, chief market strategist at SIA Wealth Management. More than 177 million shares were traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange before trading was shut down, according to FactSet.
  • Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu sentenced to life in rape case involving minor

    Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu sentenced to life in rape case involving minor

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    He was also charged with trafficking, rape and sexual crimes against children. The quantum of punishment was high, because the cases were in the purview of the stringent POCSO Act. Officials from Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) responded angrily Wednesday as the main opposition Congress party distributed photos of the prime minister alongside Asaram.
  • Saudi Arabia downs four Yemeni rebel missiles

    Saudi Arabia downs four Yemeni rebel missiles

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    Yemen's Houthi movement reportedly fired two ballistic missiles at a Saudi Aramco facility across the border in the southern Saudi city of Jizan on Monday but Saudi Arabian state media said both projectiles were destroyed before impact, writes Nassir Shirkhani .
  • Barry Richard: Peacemaker Trump Deserves Nobel Prize

    Barry Richard: Peacemaker Trump Deserves Nobel Prize

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    President Donald Trump waits at the main entrance to the West Wing for the arrival of the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Others went further with the comparison. "Obama's policies created ISIS, did nothing to stop [North] Korea from getting nukes, allowed Putin to do whatever he wanted, [and] never stood up to Assad".