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The government's move comes a week after President Joko " Jokowi " Widodo signed a presidential decree that gives the government nearly unfettered power to ban groups that go against "national unity and the existence of the Indonesian nation".
  • Trump and Putin had second, undisclosed meeting at G20 summit

    Trump and Putin had second, undisclosed meeting at G20 summit

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    The official stressed that Trump spoke with many leaders over the course of the dinner and said he spoke briefly with Putin, who was seated next to first lady Melania Trump, as the event was concluding. Putin was seated next to United States first lady Melania Trump. Here's a look at some of the policy areas in which Putin likely hoped a Trump victory would advance Russian interests and how well Trump has delivered (whether knowingly or unknowingly).
  • Police examining if defector returned to N. Korea willingly

    Police examining if defector returned to N. Korea willingly

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    Lim arrived in South Korea in 2014 and like other North Korean defectors began to appear regularly on South Korean TV programmes, which often portray a caricatured view of life in the North. According to Seoul's Unification Ministry, 25 defectors re-entered the North since 2012, shortly after current ruler Kim Jong Un took power, but five of them managed to escape again and return to the South.
  • Huge Civilian Casualties In Trump's War On ISIS

    Huge Civilian Casualties In Trump's War On ISIS

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    Airwars eastimates that around 2,300 civilians died in coalition strikes while Obama was president, working out at a lower rate than under Trump, with an average number of civilian deaths of 80 a month. It includes a shift to what Secretary of Defense James "Mad Dog" Mattis called "annihilation tactics" to defeat ISIS fighters and the president's having "delegated authority to the right level to aggressively and in a timely manner move against enemy vulnerabilities".
  • With North Korean Nukes, There's Good News and Bad News

    With North Korean Nukes, There's Good News and Bad News

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    South Korea on Monday proposed military talks with North Korea this week, the first government-level talks since late 2015, in an effort to halt hostile activities near their joint border and after a series of missile tests by the North in recent weeks.
  • Trump had second, private meeting with Putin at G20 summit

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    The meeting was not disclosed to reporters traveling with Trump, and Reuters reports the White House isn't giving details about what was discussed during Trump's second meeting with Putin. The administration's acknowledgment of the second informal meeting comes after Ian Bremmer , the president of political risk consulting firm Eurasia Group, first reported the meeting.
  • White House: Trump, Putin Held Second 'Brief Conversation' At G-20

    White House: Trump, Putin Held Second 'Brief Conversation' At G-20

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    The White House did not immediately return a request for comment and has not released any details on the reported second meeting held at the summit. The US President derided the reports as "fake news". Even a dinner arranged for top 20 leaders in Germany is made to look sinister! The US president went over to them at the conclusion of the dinner and visited with Putin, the official said.
  • Salaries of the BBC's highest-earning stars to be revealed

    Salaries of the BBC's highest-earning stars to be revealed

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    I blame my agent and the other TV channels that pay more. Gary Lineker has joked " where did I put my tin helmet" ahead of a major BBC announcement on the pay received by their biggest stars. He said: "This is not about saying people working at the BBC shouldn't be paying more than £150,000". The BBC has for years resisted political pressure to reveal its salary data.
  • McCain has blood clot removed, will recover in Arizona next week

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    The 2008 Republican presidential nominee, McCain was resting comfortably at home in good condition after Friday's operation, his office said. John McCain to undergo brain surgery last week, experts say . Yesterday morning, the Republican national committee-woman for the state of Nevada, Diana Orrock , retweeted an article about Senator John McCain , which would offend even some of the staunchest Democrats.
  • Christian dad allegedly stabs daughter to death for dating a muslim

    Christian dad allegedly stabs daughter to death for dating a muslim

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    Israeli social services and police intervened and summoned the parents and Henriette to a meeting on June 11, two days before she was killed. Her father stabbed her three times in the neck, police claim. Henriette left her parents' home in May, after their objection to her relationship and lived with her boyfriend's mother for a while. Haaretz reports that Sami has a long criminal record, with his last conviction taking place in 2004 for crimes that include intimidation, property ...