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What was billed as a showdown between the leaders of the United States and China over trade and North Korea ended with little sign of confrontation Friday - or of concrete progress in resolving their differences. Officials have said the leaders are expected to discuss North Korea's nuclear ambitions and trade, among other issues important to the world's two biggest economies.
  • Media reports blast in mainly Kurdish city in Turkey

    Media reports blast in mainly Kurdish city in Turkey

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    Locals have reported a blast in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir and shared pictures of large plumes of gray smoke. The cause of the explosion was not known. Turks are now voting in a referendum to decide whether their constitution should be amended in order to establish a more presidential style system of governance.
  • North Korea blasts U.S. strikes on Syria, says justify nukes: state media

    North Korea blasts U.S. strikes on Syria, says justify nukes: state media

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    North Korea marks several major anniversaries this month and often marks the occasions with major tests of military hardware. "Swaggering as a superpower, the United States has been picking only on countries without nuclear weapons and the Trump administration is no exception", the foreign ministry spokesman said, according to KCNA.
  • Ministers would consider direct rule if powersharing talks fail, MPs told

    Ministers would consider direct rule if powersharing talks fail, MPs told

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    Northern Ireland's latest unity government collapsed in January amid deepening disputes between the British Protestants of the Democratic Unionist Party and the Irish Catholics of Sinn Fein. "We take our responsibilities very seriously in relation to political stability and governance, and fundamentally that sense of devolved government serving the people of Northern Ireland".
  • Hundreds attend funeral after Egypt church attack

    Hundreds attend funeral after Egypt church attack

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    People gather outside the St. George's Church after a suicide bombing, in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017. The blast in Egypt's second largest city, which killed 17 including seven police officers, came hours after a bomb struck a Coptic church in Tanta, a nearby city in the Nile Delta, that took the lives of 28 and wounded almost 80.
  • UKIP's Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs spokesman condemns Spanish incursion into Gibraltar waters

    UKIP's Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs spokesman condemns Spanish incursion into Gibraltar waters

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    Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis said "the Spanish government is a little surprised, actually, by the tone that has been generated in Britain, a country traditionally known for its composure". After all, some 10,000 Spaniards cross the frontier to work in Gibraltar every day, aiding a border region plagued by unemployment. Voters in Gibraltar, a strategically important rocky outpost at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea, rejected the idea of Britain sharing sovereignty with ...
  • Russia and Iran affirm commitment to Syrian government

    Russia and Iran affirm commitment to Syrian government

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    The strike completed a policy reversal for President Donald Trump - who once warned America to stay out of the conflict - and drew angry responses from Damascus and its main ally, Russia. Given all of this, Sanders reiterated that Trump needs congressional approval to take further military action on Syria, or any other country, for that matter, The Hill reported .
  • Thousands to line streets for funeral of policeman killed in terror attack

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    The heavily protected route was lined with officers - as many as 5,000 according to some predictions - from every force in the country, as well as ambulance workers and firefighters. His coffin then travelled along 2.6 miles of streets, avoiding the scene of last month's atrocity on Westminster Bridge, on its journey to Southwark Cathedral in central London.
  • Iran's Rouhani affirms support for Assad in call

    Iran's Rouhani affirms support for Assad in call

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    Al-Assad's government signed the Chemical Weapons Convention and agreed to turn over its chemical armaments in 2013, after being accused of a sarin attack outside Damascus that killed hundreds of people. But Haley suggested there has been a shift in United States thinking. But it's now vitally important we develop a strategy, we put that strategy in motion, and we bring about peace in the region.
  • With Syria Strike, US Sends Clear Message to North Korea And China

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    North Korea considers Syria an ally. The friendly tone was a far cry from Trump's acerbic campaign denouncements about China's "rape" of the USA economy and his vow to punish Beijing with punitive tariffs. South Korea and the U.S. have been conducting joint military drills recently, which have been viewed by the North as an act of war and preparation for invasion.
  • Pakistan to execute Indian Raw spy

    Pakistan to execute Indian Raw spy

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    No one is opposition or government. The Home Minister claimed that Kulbhushan Jadhav had a valid Indian visa and refuted Pakistan's claims that he was a spy. The Ministry said the Indian Government, through its High Commission in Islamabad, repeatedly sought consular access to Jadhav, as provided for by the global law.