• US, Russia, Iran draw new red lines in Syria

    US, Russia, Iran draw new red lines in Syria

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    A US F-15E fighter jet shot down a pro-Syrian regime drone near At Tanf, Syria, on Monday, two United States officials told CNN , the third downing of a pro-regime aircraft this month. The unprecedented USA downing of a Syrian regime warplane highlights the rapidly shifting dynamic in the six-year conflict where President Donald Trump has given American commanders a freer rein in the battlefield.
  • New champions: Zaman, Amir and Pakistan raze India for title

    New champions: Zaman, Amir and Pakistan raze India for title

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    Fakhar hit 12 fours and three sixes before skying a catch off Hardik Pandya but Pakistan had the ideal platform to make the highest total in a Champions Trophy final . The four Pakistanis included left-handed opening batsman Fakhar Zaman , pace duo of Junaid Khan and Hasan Ali besides Sarfraz, who also doubles up as the wicketkeeper.
  • Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria

    Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria

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    The missile attack was the first by Iran outside its own territory in 30 years, since the Iran-Iraq war of 1980-88, media in the Islamic republic has reported . As The Long War Journal points out , "To reach Deir el-Zor in eastern Syria , the missiles' flight-path would have had to include Iraq ". Five Islamic State-linked attackers stormed Iran's parliament and a shrine to revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on June 7, killing at least 18 people and wounding ...
  • Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

    Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

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    The IRGC said the missile strikes were a warning to deter future Islamic State attacks. That Iran would verbally threaten ISIS, Saudi Arabia , the U.S. A press release by the IRGC stated that the missiles were launched from IRCG Aerospace Force bases in Kordestan and Kermanshah provinces east of Tehran .
  • Trump blames North Korea's 'brutal regime' for Otto Warmbier's death

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    The American doctors who watched Valmiera, said that he has serious brain damage. North Korea had claimed that the student got botulism and was given a sleeping pill, leaving him in the coma. He was leaving North Korea on January 2, 2016, when he was detained at the airport. Young Pioneer Tours said on its Facebook page Tuesday that the death of the 22-year-old Warmbier shows that the risk American tourists face in visiting the isolated nation "has become too high".
  • Theresa May Nears a Deal With Right-Wing Democratic Unionists

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    A lackluster campaign saw her high approval rating slip away, and support for her "hard Brexit " strategy - pulling out of the European single market and customs union - now hangs in the balance. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani (L) and European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt address a press conference after Britain initiated the process to leave the EU at the European Parliament in Brussels on March 29, 2017.
  • UK PM May's Conservatives still working on deal with DUP

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    Number 10 is confident that the DUP will eventually back Mrs May, but a deal remains elusive. "Talks are ongoing with the DUP and we continue to work towards a confidence and supply arrangement", the source said, adding that the parties had shared objectives on issues like Brexit, fighting terrorism and spreading prosperity.
  • MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Ends 'Fast For Peace' After 28 Hours

    MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Ends 'Fast For Peace' After 28 Hours

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    As hundreds of farmers held a protest there on Wednesday - demanding better prices for their crops and loan waivers - the police opened fire to control the crowd. The Congress Party condemned detention of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Madhya Pradesh, dubbing the whole incident as "undemocratic". Claiming that the majority of the population in Madhya Pradesh is dependent on farming, Chouhan earlier in the day said that the state can not progress without farmers.