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Israel's military said on Wednesday it believes Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces still possess several tonnes of chemical weapons, issuing the assessment two weeks after a chemical attack that killed almost 90 people in Syria. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons" Director General Ahmet Uzumcu said on Wednesday results of the analysis "indicate that sarin or a sarin like substance was used'.
  • Prosecutors: Dortmund bus attack suspect acted out of greed

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    Investigators had previously focused on a radical Islamist motivation for the attack because of letters found at the scene claiming responsibility and referring to the fight against the Islamic State in Syria. But there always were doubts about the authenticity of the documents. The suspect will appear in court on Friday where it will be decided if he should remain in custody.
  • How this election could change British politics for a generation

    How this election could change British politics for a generation

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    She said she preferred "to get out and about and meet voters" instead. Jeremy Corbyn welcomed the poll but accused Mrs May of changing her mind and breaking promises on a range of issues. But in a heated exchange before the vote in parliament Wednesday, Corbyn criticized May for her decision to not take part in any televised debates ahead of the June poll.
  • Police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting

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    Belgium came under the spotlight again after the Islamic State group claimed on its propaganda agency Amaq that the Paris gunman, a 39-year-old Frenchman, is " Abu Yussef the Belgian and he is one of the Islamic State's fighters ". In Paris, three police officers have been shot days before the French presidential election . Several of the candidates vying in Sunday's presidential ballot issued statements of sympathy for the victims and their families, and some referred to the ...
  • Palestinian prisoners go on mass hunger strike

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    Palestinians have rallied in the occupied West Bank in support of the hunger strikers. Erdan said Barghouti's transfer to solitary confinement was unrelated to the opinion piece. Terrorist leader Marwan Barghouti, remains wildly popular among Palestinian Authority citizens despite being imprisoned for life. Some 6,500 Palestinians are now in jail in Israel .
  • Where's USA aircraft carrier going?

    Where's USA aircraft carrier going?

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    Others speculate the "armada" had been meant to change course, but then Washington made a decision to delay the timing to buy time for China after Trump's phone call with President Xi Jinping on April 11. The carrier and its companions could still make their way back to the Korean Peninsula, which they last visited in March, but USA defense officials generally decline to describe the deployments of American military units before the fact.
  • Champs-Elysees gunman was detained in February for threatening police

    Champs-Elysees gunman was detained in February for threatening police

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    The shooting happened as the country is under a state of emergency from a series of extremist attacks. Two police officers told AP the attacker had been flagged as an extremist, but offered no further details. "Last night's attack on Paris could have a massive influence on the political front, not only in France but also in the United Kingdom which is also preparing to head to the polls", said Naeem Aslam, Chief Market Analyst at Think Markets .
  • United States sees increased activity by Chinese bomber aircraft

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    Given the close economic links between North Korea and China, the United States military officials have said that Beijing is critical to solving the North Korean situation, with President Donald Trump recently commending his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping for Beijing's efforts to curb Pyongyang's activities.
  • N Korea army vows 'merciless' response to USA provocation

    N Korea army vows 'merciless' response to USA provocation

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    Instead, North Korea held a parade displaying a variety of ballistic missiles it has recently tested among other weapons, according to the Washington Post , as the country marked the 105th birthday of Kim Il Sung, the nation's founder and Kim Jong Un's grandfather.
  • UK Labour leader comes out fighting ahead of election

    UK Labour leader comes out fighting ahead of election

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    Mrs May is, after all, a seasoned politician who has managed to rise to the very top in British politics by seizing the opportunities which have come her way. "They think there are rules in politics, which if you don't follow by doffing your cap to powerful people, accepting that things can't really change, then you can't win".
  • French election: Paris attack puts security top among rivals

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    France began picking itself up Friday from another deadly shooting claimed by the Islamic State group, with President Francois Hollande convening the government's security council and his would-be successors in the presidential election campaign treading carefully before voting this weekend.
  • North Korea failed missile launch increases US-NK tension

    North Korea failed missile launch increases US-NK tension

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    The U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously adopted a press statement strongly condemning North Korea's latest missile launch. South Korea and the United States have also been conducting annual joint military exercises, which the North routinely criticizes as a prelude to invasion.