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Following a series of strikes and protests early in the year, long-time dictator Omar al-Bashir was overthrown by his top generals in April. Both forces agreed to establish an alternate presidency that will be in charge of leading the country's political transition for three years, the main obstacle that had held back the talks held in May.
  • 'It's traumatic' : Rep. Rashida Tlaib on conditions at the border

    'It's traumatic' : Rep. Rashida Tlaib on conditions at the border

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    Omar, Tlaib, and Pressley have not yet responded to Pelosi's public rebuke. The bill passed anyway, which Pelosi said underscores the lack of legitimate power Ocasio-Cortez and gang hold in the halls of Congress. "And wielding the power to shift it is how we actually achieve meaningful change in this country". The White House had made it clear that it would veto the House version of the legislation.
  • Afghan rivals resume talks for peace

    Afghan rivals resume talks for peace

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    He said a political settlement required a deal that satisfied both the Afghan government and the Taliban. Around 70 delegates attended the gathering at a luxury hotel in Doha and the large meeting room erupted into applause after the statement had been read out.
  • Local Man Gored In Spain's Running Of The Bulls

    Local Man Gored In Spain's Running Of The Bulls

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    One was identified as a 23-year-old man from Kentucky and the other as a 46-year-old man from San Francisco . Two young Spanish men sustained head injuries. . Sixteen people have been killed at the annual festival, which finishes on July 14 and was made famous by 1926 Ernest Hemingway novel The Sun Also Rises , since records began in 1910.
  • US Billionaire Arrested On Sex Trafficking Charges

    US Billionaire Arrested On Sex Trafficking Charges

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    The Daily Beast , which first reported the news, said Epstein was charged with sexually exploiting dozens of underage girls in NY and Florida between 2002 and 2005. In the Florida investigation, the authorities found that Mr. Epstein paid cash to dozens of girls, some of them as young as 14 or 15, to give him nude massages that often ended in masturbation, oral sex or, in at least one case, rape.
  • North Korea says United States hell-bent on sanctions despite Trump-Kim meeting

    North Korea says United States hell-bent on sanctions despite Trump-Kim meeting

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    North Korea's mission to the U.N. released the harsh statement Wednesday, saying it was responding to a letter co-signed by the US urging nations hosting North Korean workers to send them back in accordance with global sanctions. Afterward, Trump said each leader would provide a team of negotiators for talks aimed at persuading Kim to dismantle his nuclear weapons program. Under UN sanctions imposed in December 2017 after ballistic missiles tests, all North Korean nationals working ...
  • Iran to face more 'isolation, sanctions': Pompeo

    Iran to face more 'isolation, sanctions': Pompeo

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    On May 8, Iran's Supreme National Council (SNSC) declared Tehran's exit from "certain" obligations under the landmark agreement and gave a 60-day deadline to the remaining JCPOA signatories to protect Iran's interests against US sanctions , or it will restart high-level uranium enrichment.
  • Biegun's New N. Korean Counterpart Believed to be Former Amb. to Vietnam

    Biegun's New N. Korean Counterpart Believed to be Former Amb. to Vietnam

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    North Korea wanted a "phased and synchronised" approach towards denuclearisation, which China supported, Zhang said. "I'm not sure the United States is mentally ready for it, even now". Special Representative Stephen Biegun, the source said, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the ongoing negotiations. Negotiations on the removal of North Korea's nuclear weapons stalled earlier this year.