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His statement to Austrian public broadcaster ORF follows calls from the de-facto head of the People's Party, Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, for the coalition to end in order to make way for early elections. The often cantankerous People's Party-Social Democratic coalition has shown increased signs of fraying over the past months. The last time the FPOe entered government was in 2000 when it came joint second with the OeVP in elections under flamboyant former chief Joerg Haider, who died in ...
  • Isis leader in Afghanistan killed in special forces raid, USA confirms

    Isis leader in Afghanistan killed in special forces raid, USA confirms

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    Pentagon officials confirmed that two US Army Rangers Sergeant Joshua Rodgers, 22, and Sergeant. A US soldier is seen near the site of a USA bombing in the Achin district of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Last month, the Pentagon said Hasib had probably been killed in a raid by U.S. and Afghan special forces. Military officials described a chaotic scene, where multiple US fire supports were called in as the terrorist group mounted a fierce resistance.
  • Olympics: Macron likely to meet IOC commission on Tuesday

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    International Olympic Committee members were in Los Angeles earlier this week to meet with the USA bid leaders and inspect their planned venues. Voting to decide the host city will take place on 13 September in Lima. "European Athletics has looked at both bids and we believe that Paris is the best from an overall perspective and specifically with regards to our sport", said Hansen.
  • Here's What We Learned From Former Acting AG Sally Yates' Senate Hearing

    Here's What We Learned From Former Acting AG Sally Yates' Senate Hearing

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    He also sought to undermine Yates by calling her "a strong supporter" of Trump's 2016 opponent, Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonSpicer: Flynn deserved "due process" in face of "political opponent" Yates" warnings Trump team plans to release video of Clinton's concession call Ingraham: Dems want to put Yates "on Mt.
  • Macron inaugurated as French President

    Macron inaugurated as French President

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    He said he would count on the people to "deal with deep change". Many of them feel dispossessed as manufacturing jobs move overseas and as immigration and a fast-changing world blur their sense of a French identity. He is also expected to name a prime minister. Macron will officially take power on Sunday following an inau. He is the first French president who doesn't originate from one of the country's two mainstream parties.
  • North Korea says missile test aimed at testing carrying large nuclear warhead

    North Korea says missile test aimed at testing carrying large nuclear warhead

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    The North attempted but failed to test-launch ballistic missiles four times in the past two months but has conducted various tests since the beginning of previous year at an unprecedented pace. "If the other countries fail to act in concert, North Korea will probably keep using this tactic, pretending to be talking while carrying out more tests".
  • Israeli police shoot dead Palestinian knifeman

    Israeli police shoot dead Palestinian knifeman

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    The state-run news agency reported that the government "condemned as "terrible' the crime committed against the Jordanian citizen and demanded Israel to reveal the full details of the crime". The meeting also addressed the issue of the 1,500 Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails and underlined the need for Israel to respond to their "humanitarian and just demands" in line with the worldwide law and Geneva accords.
  • Trump says he will make 'fast decision' on Comey replacement

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    Sen. Lindsey Graham says President Trump needs to stop tweeting and talking about the investigation into Russian meddling in the US presidential election. Ms Fisher headed the justice department's criminal division, also under Mr Bush. Mr Garcia served as assistant secretary for immigration and customs enforcement and USA attorney under former president George W Bush.
  • BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election

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    But Weaver said it was too soon to say whether he will back the NDP or Liberals in B.C.'s new minority parliament. Almost 8,600 students at more than 50 local public schools, private schools and alternate education sites cast ballots and returned NDP candidates in all four ridings.