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A senior North Korean official used the parade to accuse the United States of "creating a war situation" with the recent dispatch of warships to the region. An official from South Korea's Defense Ministry couldn't immediately confirm whether any of the rockets represented a new type of ICBM. North Korea has been working on solid fuel - which, unlike liquid fuel, can be preloaded into missiles - as a way to fire missiles quickly to avoid prior detection by satellites.
  • USA officials blame Russian inaction for poison gas attack in Syria

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    McMaster said Russian leaders were supporting "a murderous regime" and their actions would dictate the future of US-Russian relations. McMaster, Cornyn and Cardin spoke on "Fox News Sunday", Tillerson appeared on ABC's "This Week" and CBS' " Face the Nation ", Haley and Graham were on NBC's " Meet the Press " and Haley also appeared on CNN's " State of the Union ".
  • General election 2017: which way will you vote?

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    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn threw down the gauntlet to the Prime Minister to agree to televised debates, which he said were "what democracy needs and what the British people deserve". Underlining that Britain will lose EU benefits, Juncker's spokesman dismissed a suggestion from Davis's ministry this week that two EU offices, the European Banking Authority (EBA) and European Medicines Agency (EMA), might not have to leave London .
  • North Korean official says will continue missile tests, reports BBC

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    The system being installed in South Korea is created to shoot down missiles from North Korea or elsewhere. Xi, however, has yet to meet North Korea's young leader Kim Jong Un since the Chinese president took power in 2012 and ties between the two countries have become more distant since Pyongyang began accelerating its missile and nuclear programmes since Kim became leader at the end of 2011.
  • US, UN playing 'destructive role' in Yemen war

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    President Donald Trump wants to further strengthen strategic relations with the Saudis, who have been supporting the fight against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. Mattis will also likely address US operations against the Islamic State in Syria, according to defense officials. Officials say Mattis will also discuss how regional allies can help stabilize war-torn Iraq and Syria, where local forces backed by the USA -led coalition are battling Islamic State militants.
  • Sweden arrests Uzbek man suspected of carrying out truck attack

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    Evensson said authorities had questioned over 500 people in the investigation so far. Police now say one British person, two Belgians and two Swedes were killed in the attack in a busy shopping district of the Swedish capital. They made their first arrest - a 39-year-old Uzbek man - on Saturday. One attack by a man who drove a stolen truck into shoppers - also wounding 15 - has brought Sweden's open-door immigration policies under increased scrutiny.
  • Eight killed as Kashmir flares up during bypoll

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    The EC is hopeful that with a delay of more than a month it will make the situation more conducive to hold polls. In retaliation to stone pelting by the crowds, security forces opened fire at them in which seven people were killed. Only 6.5% of voters turned out to cast their ballot, Shantmanu said, 26% less than in the last elections held in 2014 and the lowest ever participation recorded in any election in the state.
  • MPs clear way for general election on June 8

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May has secured a surprise election to take place in just seven weeks' time. After months of denying the election would be brought forward from 2020, May performed a U-turn on Tuesday arguing her decision was to strengthen Britain's hand in Brexit negotiations.
  • Donald Trump signs executive order to reform H-1B visas

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    The programme is capped at 85,000 new H-1B visas each year-65,000 to foreigners and 20,000 more are granted to those with advanced degrees. The around 8 percent constant currency growth reported by the two top IT companies (Infosys and TCS) for FY17 shows that the India story is very much alive and well, contrary to dire predictions, he said.
  • Investigators Identify Suspect in Russian Metro Bomb

    Investigators Identify Suspect in Russian Metro Bomb

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    There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion in Saint Petersburg, which comes after the Islamic State group called for attacks on Russian Federation in retribution for its military intervention in Syria fighting against the jihadists.