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The town of Suran should not be confused with another town of similar name, located northeast of Aleppo, and taken away from Daesh forces by Syrian army three months ago. The FSA's "Jaysh Al-Nasr" targeted the Hama Military Airport firing more than 40 grad rockets destroying a MIG-23 fighter jet parked near one of the targeted ammunition depots, AMN news portal reported Sunday.
  • Donald Trump congratulates Erdogan after Turkey referendum win

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    An official White House press statement confirmed the Turkish reports: "President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey to congratulate him on his recent referendum victory and to discuss the United States' action in response to the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons on April 4".
  • No plan for pot-conviction amnesty amid legalization move, Liberals say

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    Bill Blair, the ex-Toronto police chief turned Liberal MP, said the objective is not to promote the use of pot, but to allow its safe, socially responsible use through the mechanism of legislation and strict regulation. Some of the latest federal data shows that alcohol kills around 88,000 people in the United States every year, while marijuana, according to the DEA , has never killed a single person.
  • Pence reassures Japan of commitment to rein in N Korea

    Pence reassures Japan of commitment to rein in N Korea

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    North Korea regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Korea and the United States and it showed no let-up in its defiance after a failed missile test on Sunday, a day after putting on a huge display of missiles in the capital, Pyongyang. North Korea and South are technically still at war because their 1950-1953 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty. That led North Korea to issue routine threats of attacks on its rivals if they show signs of aggression.
  • Air China to suspend Beijing-Pyongyang flights

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    In addition, North Korea's vice minister, Han Song-ryol, said his country "will go to war if they choose". Tensions are deepening as the US has sent an aircraft carrier to waters off the peninsula and is conducting its biggest-ever joint military exercises with South Korea.
  • Lawsuit against Trump over foreign payments expands

    Lawsuit against Trump over foreign payments expands

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    The restaurants joined as part of Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United, which consists of more than 25,000 restaurant workers and restaurants owned by restaurateurs including Tom Colicchio, Alice Waters, Andy Shalal and James Mallios.
  • Trump on North Korea: They 'Gotta Behave'

    Trump on North Korea: They 'Gotta Behave'

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    Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced visit to the Demilitarized Zone at the border between North Korea and South Korea, which he called a "frontier of freedom", at the beginning of his first trip to the region in office. The Trump administration has signaled a more forceful USA stance toward North Korea's recent missile tests and threats, including a warning from Trump that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has "gotta behave ".
  • At least 20 migrants drown off coast of Libya

    At least 20 migrants drown off coast of Libya

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    European authorities and charity ships face a daunting task. Friday's rescue operations were performed entirely by NGOs. MSF tweeted: "How many people would have crossed if we weren't there today, Frontex? ". The rest were picked up by the coastguard, the Phoenix - run by the Maltese organisation Moas - the German NGO Sea Eye and the German Jugend's Iuventa.
  • Strike kills 15, including 4 children, in Syria's Idlib: monitor

    Strike kills 15, including 4 children, in Syria's Idlib: monitor

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    Washington hurried to accuse the Syrian government for the suspected chemical attack . The US and United Kingdom have blamed Russian Federation for being complicit in the deaths of civilians in last week's alleged chemical attack and Moscow could face fresh worldwide sanctions over its support for the dictator.
  • Vietnam condemns truck attack in Sweden's capital

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    Two Swedes, a Belgian and a British man were killed in the attack on Friday. Ten of the injured people remained in hospital, two of them in intensive care, Stockholm authorities said. The driver fled from the truck, prompting lockdowns at Parliament and the city's subway system as police looked for the suspect. Sweden is statistically one of the safest nations in the world, and the country's prime minister and Stockholm's mayor have both vowed that the attack will not damage the ...