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Russian accused of spying in US faces 'borderline torture': Moscow

Russian accused of spying in US faces 'borderline torture': Moscow

The Daily Beast says that Butina's lawyer, Robert Driscoll, found out that his client was moved from D.C.to Virginia after the fact. The Justice Department alleges that Butina was being directed ...

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Hajj: NAHCON concludes transportation of pilgrims to S'Arabia

Hajj: NAHCON concludes transportation of pilgrims to S'Arabia

An estimated two million Muslims are expected in Saudi Arabia this year to perform the mass pilgrimage. The worst in recorded history took place only three years ago. The main ritual is known ...

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Israel closes people crossing with Gaza

Israel closes people crossing with Gaza

Israel has enforced an air, land and sea blockade on the Gaza Strip for more than a decade, but grants permission to a limited number of people to cross for various reasons. The Palestinian Authorit...

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Tense calm on Brazil-Venezuelan border after anti-immigrant riot

Tense calm on Brazil-Venezuelan border after anti-immigrant riot

The Ministry of Public Security informed reporters that although soldiers were already stationed at the border towns, it would send an addition 60 soldiers to Roraima on Monday, to reinforce them. "Th...

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Straits Times: Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea next month

Straits Times: Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea next month

An hour later his brother, Ri Jong Song, was snatched up by North Korean soldiers near a bridge across Seoul's Han River. The three-day reunion is the first for three years and follows a diplomatic ...

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Two Iranians Indicted For Spying On Jewish Targets

Two Iranians Indicted For Spying On Jewish Targets

The US Justice Department indicted two Iranians suspected of spying on Israeli and Jewish targets for the Islamic Republic . Ahmadreza Mohammadi-Doostdar, 38, and Majid Ghorbani , 59, are accused ...

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US has ‘addiction to sanctions’ - Iran

US has ‘addiction to sanctions’ - Iran

In 1953, The United States and Britain orchestrated the removal of Mossadegh after he acted to nationalise Iran's oil industry, restoring to power Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi . 'I thought Americans ...

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At emotional Korean reunions, genuine talk often impossible

At emotional Korean reunions, genuine talk often impossible

The elder Cha reminded his nephew that it was North Korea's founder, Kim Il Sung, the grandfather of the current leader, who triggered the war by ordering a sneak attack on the South in June 1950. Bef...

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In Open Letters, Dozens of Former Intelligence Officials Denounce Trump

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Brennan's clearance was stripped following erratic behavior and untruthfulness, although Mr. Trump, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal , li...

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Former Nazi camp guard deported to Germany from US

Former Nazi camp guard deported to Germany from US

The Justice Department said Palij served at the Trawniki concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland in 1943, the same year that roughly 6,000 Jews were shot to death there in one of the largest massa...

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Mortars target Kabul's diplomatic area during Eid speech

Mortars target Kabul's diplomatic area during Eid speech

No injuries were reported. "Police have cordoned off the area", he said. As Ghani spoke from his palace Tuesday, the rocket fire could be heard across the city, and the president calmly acknowledg...

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Muslims congregate for Eid prayers as Zilhaj concludes

Muslims congregate for Eid prayers as Zilhaj concludes

The Eid-ul-Adha comes 2 months and 10 days after the end of the Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of 30 or 29 days of fasting in the month of Ramadan. The celebration of Eid Al Adha is subjected to...

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Trump spews falsehoods about Mueller probe in morning Twitter rant

Trump spews falsehoods about Mueller probe in morning Twitter rant

The source familiar with McGahn's thinking told CNN that the strategy of the President's legal team surprised those close to McGahn, who thought Trump's lawyers would have placed limits on an interv...

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Brief Korean reunions bring tears for separated families

Brief Korean reunions bring tears for separated families

Some were struggling to recognise family they have not seen in more than 60 years. Half of the South Korean attendees are between 80 and 89 years old and 38 percent are more than 90 years old. "Expa...

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Shots are fired at U.S. embassy in Turkey amid escalating tensions

Shots are fired at U.S. embassy in Turkey amid escalating tensions

Police were dispatched after the shooting about 5am and were searching for the auto. "We have no reports of any injuries and we are investigating the details", said David Gainer, the embassy spokesman...

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Afghan forces free 149 hostages taken by Taliban in ambush

Afghan forces free 149 hostages taken by Taliban in ambush

KABUL-Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday proposed a conditional three-month cease-fire in the government's USA -backed war against the Taliban, seeking to regain political momentum following a st...

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Woman rescued 10 hours after falling from cruise ship in Adriatic Sea

Woman rescued 10 hours after falling from cruise ship in Adriatic Sea

The Croatian Coast Guard searched for hours, eventually finding Kay swimming, not far from where she went into the water. She said: "I'm very lucky to be alive". "We are pleased to advise that the g...

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Pregnant New Zealand minister bikes to hospital to give birth

Pregnant New Zealand minister bikes to hospital to give birth

Julie Anne Genter , 38, was accompanied by her partner as she rode her bike to Auckland city hospital as there "wasn't enough room in the car". The Green's MP shared a photo of her arrival at the ho...

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Trump in November to commemorate end of World War I in Paris

Trump in November to commemorate end of World War I in Paris

Late Thursday, the Pentagon said the controversial event, originally scheduled for November 10 in Washington, was being pushed back to a possible date in 2019. Then the parade cost the state $ 8 mill...

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USA special counsel says Papadopoulos should spend 6 months in prison

USA special counsel says Papadopoulos should spend 6 months in prison

Mr Papadopoulos has admitted lying about his contacts with Russians while a member of the Trump campaign team. The former Trump campaign employee reached a plea agreement with Mueller's team previ...

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Giuliani Says Trump Tower Meeting Was For 'Getting Information About Clinton'

Giuliani Says Trump Tower Meeting Was For 'Getting Information About Clinton'

Todd interrupted. " Truth is truth ". "No it isn't truth!" President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani , has raised eyebrows by claiming that " truth isn't truth " during a television inte...

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Thousands stranded as floods submerge Indian state Kerala

Thousands stranded as floods submerge Indian state Kerala

The death toll from the worst flooding to hit India's Kerala state in a century has jumped to 357, authorities have said. The lull in the rain over the weekend may yet prove temporary. State-run rel...

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Judge in trial of former Trump campaign aide Paul Manafort receives threats

Judge in trial of former Trump campaign aide Paul Manafort receives threats

When asked whether he'd pardon Manafort, Trump said, "I don't talk about that, no". "I won't tell you what threats I've received, but I have the protection of the Marshals", Ellis said. Jurors may...

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Mueller inquiry: White House lawyer McGahn co-operating with probe

Mueller inquiry: White House lawyer McGahn co-operating with probe

Citing a dozen current and former White House officials, the paper says White House counsel Donald McGahn gave at least three voluntary interviews to investigators totalling 30 hours over a nine-month...

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More than 2 million Muslims begin the annual Hajj pilgrimage

More than 2 million Muslims begin the annual Hajj pilgrimage

The five-day hajj pilgrimage represents one of the world's biggest gathering every year, a trip required of all able-bodied Muslims once in their life. The exercise ends for most Muslims on Thursday...

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Judge Says A 'Well-Planned Conspiracy' In Kim Jong Nam's Death

Judge Says A 'Well-Planned Conspiracy' In Kim Jong Nam's Death

The defense phase of the trial is scheduled to begin in early November and last until the end of February 2019. The two women later denied any knowledge of the plot to murder Kim or that the Telev...

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U.S. Terminates Funding for Stabilization Efforts in Syria

U.S. Terminates Funding for Stabilization Efforts in Syria

But the move is a sign that the Trump administration is moving to reduce the USA footprint in the country. The Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS will now put $300 million towards stabilization in Syria,...

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India deploys military to save southern residents trapped by flood

India deploys military to save southern residents trapped by flood

According to the latest weather report, heavy rains accompanied with gusty wind speed reaching 60 kmph is expected in Thiruvananthapuram , Kollam, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Idukki and Erna...

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Fresh quake of magnitude 6.3 rocks Indonesia's Lombok island

Fresh quake of magnitude 6.3 rocks Indonesia's Lombok island

Two series of quakes 5.2 and 6.4 m have just rocked #Lombok a few mins ago. There were no immediate reports of damage or potential casualties. The quake was centred west-southwest of Belanting t...

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Bill Maher Taunts Trump Over Omarosa: 'He Lost His One Black Friend'

Bill Maher Taunts Trump Over Omarosa: 'He Lost His One Black Friend'

Omarosa Manigault Newman , a former White House staffer, may have as many as 200 secret recordings of her time with the Trump administration, according to the New York Times . Manigault Newman wa...

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